After more than 27 years, a famous green frog has a new voice. Disney’s Kermit the Frog has gotten a new voice, after Matt Vogel replaced former puppeteer Steve Whitmire, who had portrayed the character for over 27 years. Whitmire took over as the voice of Kermit after the famous frog’s creator and originator of the voice, Jim Henson, died suddenly in 1990. Read more here and see if you can hear a difference!
Justin Bieber has broken multiple records and they aren’t even music-related! The singer is officially the second person to cross the 100-million mark of Twitter followers. Bieber is not only the first Canadian to achieve the feat, but he is also the first male to pass the milestone follower count (Katy Perry was the first ever). A new emoji and a hashtag have even been generated to celebrate the occasion (#100MBeliebers). Find out more here.
New music is coming our way! Both Avril Lavigne and Sam Smith have been telling everyone about how they will be releasing new music soon! In a tweet, Lavigne promised that her music will “be here before you know it!” Meanwhile, Smith announced on Instagram on Thursday that his highly anticipated new music will be out soon as well.