A SNEAK PEEK OF THE WEEK IN NUMBERS, FEATURING THE TRIUMPHANT SCOOP’S NUMERICAL REVIEW ON CITIES, CELEBRITIES, CONSUMERS, AND COMMERCE.
$30,000- Met Gala 2017 Tickets
For $30,000 per ticket (and an invitation) you could’ve attended this year. About $13.5 million was raised in this year’s Met Gala. It is an exclusive event, as only about 600 people (mostly celebrities) were invited, but this year only 550 attended.
$399- $899- Coachella 2017 Tickets
The music festival everyone is talking about right now but what does it actually cost? General admission tickets were on sale for $399. You can upgrade that ticket to be able to ride the shuttle for $474. This festival is in a desert so of course everyone usually opts in for the shuttle option. If you have some extra money to splurge you can buy the VIP ticket for $899. All these prices don’t, of course, include the prices for food and drink that you will be buying during the festival.
22- Gigi Hadid’s new age, per her 70s Theme Party
Top model Gigi Hadid turned 22 in April, and to celebrate, her boyfriend, Zayn Malik, surprised her with a helicopter ride and she ended the night with her friends at her NYC apartment with a 70s theme birthday party.
508- Unicorn Frappe Hype – Pretty Drink but Ugly Taste
This magical looking drink was selling out quick in various Starbucks locations. One store reported they sold 508 of those drinks in a matter of hours. Despite the number of unicorn frappes that were sold the drink did not please many people’s taste palettes. However, many people still went ahead and bought it simply because it was pretty.
$3.6 Million- Trump’s Vacations to Mar-a-Lago
According to the Government Accountability Office, they reported his vacation cost taxpayers $3.6 million dollars.