5 Things That Happened This Week, as Told by Emojis

A headline is worth a thousand emojis: Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift reconcile, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert's split devastates the nation and more stories that we just needed to text you about

TAYLOR & NICKI RESTORED ORDER TO THE UNIVERSE

No "Bad Blood" between these two. After Swift perceived a Twitter slight from Minaj, who was disappointed her "Anaconda" video didn't receive a MTV Video Music Award nomination, the two exchanged tense words on Twitter – but guess what? They handled the situation like mature, thoughtful adults. (Gasp!) Swift admitted she'd "missed the point" that Minaj had been trying to make, and she even called the rapper on the phone to apologize. "It takes a big person to do what Taylor did," Minaj said.