#411: Dolly Parton Lifestyle Brand, HBO Responds To GOT Starbucks Flub

Dolly Parton Launching Lifestyle Brand

  • Dolly Parton has appointed IMG as her first exclusive global licensing representative
  • A diverse range of licensed consumer product initiatives will be explored, including everything from fashion and jewelry to homeware and accessories
  • Parton said, “I am excited to be working with IMG on a global scale to give my fans products that they will cherish for years to come. You might even see my mug on a mug!”

GOT Responds To Starbucks Cup Flub

  • The internet was abuzz yesterday after fans spotted a Starbucks cup in Sunday night’s GOT episode
  • HBO finally responded saying “The latte that appeared in the episode was a mistake. Daenerys had ordered an herbal tea.”

 

The Royal Baby Is Here!

  • Meghan Markle & Prince Harry welcomed a baby boy yesterday morning coming in at 7 lbs, 3 oz just after 5am local time
  • The newest royal family is sticking to their non traditional ways—they remain tucked away in the Frogmore Cottage, not yet making their public debut as they are celebrating privately as a family first
  • They are expected to announce the royal baby’s name tomorrow and step out for the first time as a family of 3

 

Wendy’s Bringing Back Spicy Chicken Nuggets

  • Wendy’s is bringing back the cult favorite, spicy chicken nuggets all thanks to Chance The Rapper
  • After tweeting about the spicy snack, which was removed from their national menu in March 2017, the fast food chain tweeted saying if we get 2 million likes, we will bring them back
  • Well it only took a day and a half to rack up the likes, to which Wendy’s tweeted yes they are officially coming back, we don’t know when yet but soon

 

Dairy Queen Launching “Blizzard Flights” For Those Who Can’t Decide

  • The “Mini Blizzard Treat Flights,” are available now through the end of May, and come in an adorable cardboard cup holder that allows you to hold all three mini Blizzards in one hand
  • In addition to the classic flavors, DQ is introducing a bunch of summer flavors including Oreo Cookie Jar, S’mores and Brownie Dough, while fruit fiends can opt for the Summer Berry Cheesecake, made with real raspberries, blackberries and blueberries

 

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