Elmo Rock Video Helps ‘Sesame Street’ Trend on Twitter « CmaTrends


A 2004 clip of everybody’s favourite purple muppet, Elmo, seeing purple made the rounds on Twitter this week, catapulting HBO’s “Sesame Street” to the third spot on Variety’s Trending TV chart for the week of Jan. 3-9.

A person resurfaced a clip of Elmo and his monster pal Zoe arguing over whether or not her pet rock, Rocco, ought to get the final oatmeal raisin cookie, culminating within the standard kids’s character dropping his cool. The 30-second clip of an “unhinged” Elmo was relatable to many, and prompted a deep dive into all the occasions Elmo and Rocco have feuded on the present.

there are tears in my eyes y’all my abdomen hurting pic.twitter.com/bbkF9yDZLf

— cheye (dr.booty) (@wumbooty) January 4, 2022

Elmo meets Rocco (an origin story) pic.twitter.com/AvaxmC8hSX

— Muppet Wiki (@MuppetWiki) January 7, 2022


— HAHAuSUK (@ItsOFFICIALuSUK) January 4, 2022

Tears just isn’t the phrase. Am I the one one who don’t keep in mind Elmo being like this 😭😭? LMAO pic.twitter.com/c8SHX35haP

— Myiah✨ (@itsmyeeahhh) January 6, 2022

Elmo furthered the dialog a few days later, asking if anybody has ever seen a rock eat a cookie. The publish was favored greater than 629,000 occasions and solicited 1000’s of responses, together with superstar reactions as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Yvette Nicole Brown and Jada Pinkett Smith additionally weighed in.

Yes, my pal.
This Rock devours cookies.
All sorts of cookies 😈🍪
I’ll introduce you to #CheatMeals and it’ll change your life.
Tell Cookie Monster to maneuver it over, cuz I’m coming to Sesame Street to kick ass and eat cookies.
And I’m nearly all outta cookies.
~ Rock 🐂 https://t.co/BjlZciRqxU

— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) January 6, 2022

. @elmo and zoe name me. I obtained seats for you each at @RedTableTalk anytime you might be prepared. There are 3 sides to each story❣️

— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) January 6, 2022

Guys!!! I’m up at 3am HOWLING! 😂 Y’all PLEASE have a look at the #ElmoVsRocco hashtag!!! Please!!! @elmo is OVER IT!!! https://t.co/qPfKBuKxON

— yvette nicole brown (@YNB) January 7, 2022

On Friday, Elmo thanked everybody for all the love, and in addition made it clear that he and Rocco aren’t on good phrases simply but. “Big week for Elmo,” he wrote. “Elmo wants to thank all of Elmo’s friends, new and old! @SesameErnie said Elmo and Rocco should shake hands, but you can’t fool Elmo twice.”

Big week for Elmo. Elmo needs to thank all of Elmo’s pals, new and previous! @SesameErnie mentioned Elmo and Rocco ought to shake palms, however you may’t idiot Elmo twice. pic.twitter.com/4yL55tRwWp

— Elmo (@elmo) January 7, 2022

The feud with the inanimate object was sufficient to catapult the youngsters’s present into the Top 3, but it surely was Sunday’s much-anticipated second-season debut of “Euphoria” that earned the highest spot. Nearly 970,000 individuals engaged with the HBO drama, as star Zendaya took to Twitter to remind her followers that the present is for “mature audiences.”


— Zendaya (@Zendaya) January 9, 2022

The Sam Levinson-run sequence has been producing buzz for the previous few weeks following its trailer drop on Dec. 20, which is comprehensible since followers have been ready for the brand new season for greater than two years. Two pandemic-shot installments aired in between, however Sunday night time was the primary time that followers have been in a position to meet up with all the characters directly because the Season 1 finale on Aug. 8, 2019.

Taking the second spot on this week’s report was the online-only Golden Globes. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association opted for a social media awards rollout this 12 months following NBC’s determination to take a seat a 12 months out so the org may take time to “commit to meaningful reform.”

The unusual, members-only “show” got here as a shock to many within the trade, and though there have been greater than 782,000 engagements with winner bulletins and PSAs from the likes of Jamie Lee Curtis and Arnold Schwarzenegger, most tweets have been snide in tone as many critiqued the painful rollout and lack of pomp and circumstance.

If a tree wins a Golden Globe within the forest but it surely’s not televised, does it nonetheless make an embarrassing speech?

— Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) January 7, 2022

the golden globes proper now pic.twitter.com/DrxgfEi9Xj

— karen han (@karenyhan) January 10, 2022

The dialog did take a optimistic flip following a few of the wins. There was loads of love for “Pose” star Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, who grew to become the primary transgender lady to win an appearing trophy on the present. Fans additionally appeared simply as thrilled to see “Tick, Tick … Boom!” star Andrew Garfield win finest actor in a comedy or musical, though many took the chance to expound on their love of the actor in “Spider-Man: No Way Home.”

Rounding out the fourth and fifth spots on this week’s trending record have been “Cobra Kai,” which continued to kick up dialog following its fourth-season launch on Dec. 31, and “Peacemaker,” due to star John Cena pumping up his followers by reminding everybody on Jan. 6 that there was just one week left till the HBO Max sequence’ premiere.

ONE WEEK till #PEACEMAKER (and Eagly!) convey ✌️to @hbomax!!


— John Cena (@JohnCena) January 6, 2022

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