‘My Little Pony’ finale kicks up quite the little controversy

Transformation of one of the  show’s stars into a so-called ‘alicorn’ sends fans over the edge. Plus, scandalous vanity plates, the evolution of the résumé, AARP wishes Michael Jordan a Happy 50th, apps for PR pros, the Quadriginoctuple Frap, and more.

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Until recently, I thought vampire-crazed teenage zealots had the lockdown on “Twilight” fandom—then I learned of the fictional fanaticism that extended beyond the world of bloodsuckers to that of the elusive unicorn.

According to Wired, devotees of “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic”—yes, you read that correctly—went berserk after an eccentric plot twist leaked online that one of the show’s star characters, “Twilight Sparkle,” would transform into an “alicorn“—think Pegasus meets unicorn—during the program’s season three culmination. Watch a clip from the “controversial” finale below:

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