1. The Super Bowl halftime show just happened, and because god is good: Missy Elliott came onstage.
Hashtag blessed. Hashtag truly blessed. Hashtag never forget.
2. We haven’t seen her in forever, but that “ding dee dee ding da ding” sound came on…
3. AND LEGIT, EVERYONE WAS LIKE, NO FUCKING WAY. NO FUCKING WAY IS MY LIFE THIS GOOD.
But actually, yes, your life really is this good.
4. She brought down the house, and STOLE THE DAMN SHOW.
5. And while wise people like Anderson Cooper were like, “YAAASSSSS, SLAY”…
8. Like, they had to GOOGLE. IT.
9. So, I’m going to do y’all a solid and educate you.
That woman dancing like a damn goddess? MISSY.
11. This is her song “Work It,” and it is revolutionary.
This is one of the lyrics: “Phone before you come / I need to shave my chocha.”
12. And this is “Get Ur Freak On,” which you heard in the Super Bowl.
You can dance, cry, or eat Cheetos to it, among other things.
14. John Green gets it.
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- The US Commission on Civil Rights will visit the campsite where people have protested the Dakota Access Pipeline for months.
- Donald Trump and his supporters have filed lawsuits to stop Jill Stein's vote recount in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
- Mall of America, the largest mall in the country, is hosting its first ever black Santa 🎅🏿