WTF of the Day: ‘Time’ Transforms Bizarre Willow & Jaden Smith Interview Into Poetry

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Willow and Jaden Smith, otherworldy offspring of Will and Jada Pinkett, have conducted their first interview together for the "New York Times," and based on Jaden's past tweets, it's exactly what you might expect. A whole lot of WTF.

Or maybe they are on a whole other plane of existence beyond our current understanding, and we just don't "get it."

Some examples:

Q: What are some of the themes that recur in your work?

JADEN: The P.C.H. being one of them; the melancholiness of the ocean; the melancholiness of everything else.

Q: What have you been reading?

WILLOW: Quantum physics. Osho.

Q: So what's next?

JADEN: I have a goal to be just the most craziest person of all time. And when I say craziest, I mean, like, I want to do like Olympic-level things. I want to be the most durable person on the planet.

And so "Time," using actual quotes from the interview, has naturally built a "Jaden and Willow Smith Poetry Generator":

And it's magical. I mean… so melancholy.

WTF Video of the Day: Crazy Chinese Chicken Music Video is Crazy

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Well, here's your new "What Does the Fox Say."

Singer Wang Rong Rollin's video for "Chick, Chick" involves chickens and women dressed up like chickens. And most of the lyrics are just animal sounds.

What more could you ask for in an insane video from China?

Biopic Fail of the Day: The Internet Did Not Like Lifetime’s Aaliyah Movie

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"Did not like" is putting it delicately.

Despite initial protests of disapproval from both her family and fans, Lifetime aired its controversial Aaliyah biopic on Saturday night, and it did not sit very well with viewers.

"'Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B' barely scratches the surface of how she changed the course for pop, hip-hop and R&B in the Nineties and why her death at age 22 on August 25, 2001 was such a huge loss for music fans," writes The Rolling Stone.

Aaliyah's family denied the producers rights to use her music in the film, so that alone did not bode well for the film, and Zendaya Coleman, who was initially cast to play Aaliyah dropped out delaying production.

After it aired, the film was instantly the target of ridicule on Twitter, mainly with the hashtag #LifetimeBeLike making fun of the poor casting choices. And the way film portrayed her relationship with R. Kelly was equally upsetting for people to watch.

Aaliyah's former producer, Timbaland, also went full meme on his Instagram account in response to the film. Here are a few examples:







Executive producer Wendy Williams responded to the criticism on her show Monday:

I see my Aaliyah movie broke the Internet this weekend! Errbody got an opinion. Well, I must tell you, whether you loved or hate, you watched. It was the second-highest rated movie on all of cable this year so far.

Pixel Protest of the Day: PETA is Opening an HQ in Minecraft

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PETA is launching a new headquarters in Minecraft on Saturday, as a safe haven where players are not allowed to harm animals… or at least their pixelated counterparts.

So for all you creative sickos out there - that means no compact chicken cookers, barbaric egg farms, cow torture chambers or pig slaughterhouses.

From PETA's website:

Visitors to PETA's custom-made digital island will explore vast expanses of landscapes where the animals of Minecraft roam free. They can also visit extensive vegetable and flower gardens, walk through a fantastic re-creation of PETA's HQ, and discover an abandoned and decaying slaughterhouse.

PETA has gone to the aid of video game animals before, including Pokemon, World of Warcraft seals, the Tanooki suit in Mario Bros., and dogs in Call of Duty.

What a world we live in...

WTF of the Day: Meanwhile in Norway

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Internet Celebrity of the Day: Alex From Target

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Is "Alex from Target" the new Justin Bieber or Nash Grier?

For reasons which we may never fully understand, the Internet has turned a photo of a boy working at Target into an international meme virtually overnight.

Twitter user @auscalum posted the photo on Sunday, which began trending on Twitter, has already been parodied in various Vines and images, and is even being featured on mainstream media outlets like CNN.

The real Alex now has 300k followers on Twitter as of Monday morning. Because of course he does.





Mystery of the Day: Did NBC Meteorologist Mike Seidel Pee on Live TV?

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Let's call this one #Urinegate, shall we?

In an on-air segment Saturday, night, NBC meteorologist Mike Seidel was in North Carolina reporting on the snow, but the cameras cut to him a bit too early.

Viewers and NBC anchor Lester Holt were both surprised to see Seidel with his back to the camera, before apparently zipping up his fly.

NBC is claiming that he was just looking for his dropped phone.

So what do you think?