News 3’s Top Trends: April 12

Today's trends feature POTUS and FLOTUS honoring Jackie Robinson on PBS, another death in the New Orleans Saints family and Kanye West reigniting tension with Taylor Swift.

Jackie Robinson on PBS

Part 2 of the #JackieRobinsonPBS premiers at 9:00 PM tonight. Part 1 aired Monday night and Twitter users are posting their reactions to the historical figure’s fight against racism in America. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are also featured in the documentary honoring Jackie Robinson and his widow Rachel Robinson.

 

Hokie Gajan dies

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Saints fans lose another former football icon Monday. WWL Radio says 56-year-old former New Orleans Saints fullback Hokie Gajan lost his battle with cancer.

Gajan is the second death in the Saints family this week. Police say former defensive end player Will Smith was shot to death Saturday in a “road rage” related incident.

 

Kanye West on Taylor Swift (again)

Kanye West says Lady Gaga cancelled their joint tour over his feud with Taylor Swift. During his concert in the Philippines this weekend, Kanye defends interrupting Taylor’s 2009 MTV Video Music Awards acceptance speech by saying “I just said what everybody else was thinking.”

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