9 Things You Need to Know This Morning

9 Things You Need to Know This Morning
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1. Kanye West made his first public appearance since his hospitalization at the MOCA Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. The rapper reportedly also stepped out debuting new blonde hair. (E! News)

2. Spiderman is back in action. The first official trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming was released to gear up for the movie in July 2017. The movie, which will be the third adaptation to date, will star Tom Holland as Peter Parker and Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man. (E! News)

3. Former U.S. senator and notable astronaut John Glenn died at the age of 96. Glenn, who was the firs American to orbit the earth, was hospitalized more than a week ago, but his illness was not revealed. (CNN)

4. The sexual heat of Fifty Shades of Grey is back with a full trailer for Fifty Shades Darker. The steamy two-and-a-half-minute trailer shows the couple getting their PDA on, amongst other things. (DailyMail)

5.Photographer Radcliffe"Ruddy" Roy has been named TIME's Instagram Photographer of 2016. The social media sensation has populated his feed with powerful images of race, culture and more throughout the year. (Time)

6. Donald Trump will still continue to work on Celebrity Apprentice, despite being names president elect of the U.S. The show will return on January 2nd after a two year hiatus, with Trump as Executive Producer. (Variety)

7. J.K. Rowling and Lin-Manuel Miranda had an epic exchange on Twitter about Harry Potter. The two masterminds gushed over one another's pieces of work, and discusses memories from the book series in detail. (Time)

8. Hillary Clinton returned to Capitol Hill for the first time since the election to spread an important message about the media. She said, “The epidemic of malicious fake news and false propaganda that flooded social media over the past year — it’s now clear that so-called fake news can have real-world consequences." (Variety)

9. Bruno Mars is taking yet another big-name stage to perform his new hit single. The singer will bring "24K Magic" to The Voice finale on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at  9p.m. ET.