The Daily Scoop: 2-2-2015
Monday's top trending stories
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“The Daily Scoop” is the morning segment on KDLT News Today that highlights the top trending stories on social media.
Patriots win the Super Bowl with key play
The biggest play of Sunday night’s Super Bowl was made by a rookie defensive back who was virtually unknown when the game began.
Less than a minute to play, the Seahawks were down by four. They had 2nd and goal at the 1, with Russell Wilson back to pass. Wilson threw over the middle and Macolm Butler picked off the pass and was brought down inside the five.
The Patriots erupted, the Seahawks were speechless and Butler was mobbed by his teammates.
The final score – Patriots 28, Seahawks 24.
Katy Perry wows crowd during halftime performance
It was not only an incredible spectacular halftime show at the Super Bowl in Arizona.
Katy Perry headlined the show, singing some of her biggest hits like “Roar, entering the University of Phoenix stadium on a giant lion puppet. Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott joined Perry on stage.
The grand finale was a huge fireworks show, as Perry performed her hit song “Firework.”
Justin Timberlake’s big baby news
While he didn’t perform at Sunday night’s big game, Justin Timberlake sure had Twitter users talking on social media this weekend, when he announced that he and his wife, actress Jessica Biel are expecting their first child.
Timberlake posted a photo on Instagram on Saturday, showing him kissing his wife’s pregnant belly with a snowy background. Saturday was also the singer’s 34th birthday.
In the photo’s caption, he thanked everyone for the birthday wishes and said “this year, I’m getting the greatest gift ever. Can’t wait.”
The couple got married in 2012.
“American Sniper” sets news record
“American Sniper” was the weekend’s top movie again, and it set another record along the way.
Clint Eastwood’s Iraq war drama starring Bradley Cooper had the highest Super Bowl weekend box office take of all time. “American sniper” earned just under $32 million for a total of nearly $250 million in four weeks of wide release.
The second and third place films finished in a virtual tie. “Paddington” earned right around $8.5 million in its third weekend in theaters.
The time travel thriller “Project Almanac” debuted with ticket sales also in the $8.5 million range.