8 Things You Need to Know This Morning

7 Things You Need to Know This Morning
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1. Women all over the country are fighting back against president-elect Donald Trump. In a nationwide protest, women in 18 different cities are congregating to fight against Trump’s messages and policies. (Refinery29)

2. A young boy in Tennessee received the gift of a lifetime. The boy, terminally ill, requested to celebrate Christmas and meet Santa before he passed – and that’s just what he did. Eric Schmitt-Matzen, who plays a professional Santa year after year, recalls the experience as heart wrenching, but magical. (ABC News)

3. Chance the Rapper has released a new album that’s perfect for winding down. The rapper debuted the songs on Apple Music, explaining that it’s a “bathtime playlist”, because music is all about self-care and bubbly baths. (MTV)

4. Just one year after a near fatal incident, Lamar Odom has checked himself into rehab. The athlete reportedly made his own decision to enter a facilicity in San Diego, CA. (E! News

5. Donald Trump has postponed an important news conference that was set to take place on December 15th. The conference was reportedly going to cover his businesses and how they will conflict with his presidency. The conference will now take place sometime in the early new year. (New York Times)

6. Cristiano Ronaldo beat Lionel Messi in the battle for the Ballon d’Or. The Real Madrid star took home the award for the fourth time. (DailyStar)

7. Upcoming Star Wars standalone film Rogue One is already being criticized before its release. Anti-fans took to social media to launch #DumpStarWars to campaign that the movie shows scenes portraying the president-elect as a racist. Disney CEO Bob Iger was forced to address the issue, explaining that the movie has no political statements in it at all.” (Complex)

8. We miss the old Kanye. Just a week after being released from the hospital, Kanye West showed up at Trump Tower in New York City this morning. It's unknown whether or not he's meeting with Trump, but his appearance is enough to completely freak out the Internet. (Complex)