TOP CLICKS: The week that was in viral stories
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Some stories set the world on fire. And these ones are the most popular online stories from the past seven days, clicked on by Sun readers like you.
Here are our top stories:
Married ‘Good Morning America’ co-hosts leave spouses for one another
Clutch those pearls! The chemistry between Good Morning America co-hosts Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes is real — so real, in fact, that they are now in a relationship and left their spouses for one another.
Mark Daniell had all the titillating tidbits if these offscreen drama isn’t better than their show, we don’t know what is.
Toronto cops name suspect in brutal 1983 Susan Tice-Erin Gilmour murders
After nearly four decades, Toronto Police homicide detectives arrested a suspect in the shocking 1983 murders of career girl Erin Gilmour and single mother Susan Tice.
The Sun’s crime columnist Brad Hunter explored how 61-year-old Joseph George Sutherland, a “nobody” from Moosonee, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, thanks to modern technology.
Alyssa Milano tweet about Volkswagen vs. Tesla creates social media storm
Alyssa Milano tweeted about her purchase of an electric Volkswagen over a Tesla and was given the gears by social media users.
Liz Braun dug up the dirt after critics flamed her for not knowing that VW began as a pet project in Nazi Germany. And this is why I stick to retweeting cute animal videos.
WARMINGTON: Cops need help identifying abuser in shocking horse torture video
Readers, you must have strong stomachs to read Joe Warmington’s story on the horrific torture of a beautiful horse, which has sent police and animal activists searching for the offender who some would argue deserves to also have ropes tied to her head and be dragged along a roadway in pain and discomfort.
And if you haven’t read the piece, be warned. The images and video are graphic.
Croatian coach feels disrespected by Canadian coach’s comment at FIFA World Cup
Oh, if only he knew then what he knows now.
Emotions ran high after Canada’s first game in which they lost 1-0 to Belgium. And in an effort to fire up his team, head coach John Herdman’s pep talk ended up poking a bear, Derek Van Diest reported from Qatar.
“F*** Croatia” is the kind of comment you say in a locker room and keep in the locker room – not during a post-game, on-field huddle where all can hear. And one of those people who heard was Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic, who understandably didn’t love the comment and later said he felt disrespected by it, something his own team agreed with.
Now, were Canada’s World Cup dreams dashed due to Herdman’s comment? No. But it certainly didn’t help.