Monday October 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

ESPN finally suspends Jemele Hill for social media ‘violation’

Strike 2. ESPN suspended Jemele Hill on Monday for two weeks “for a second violation of our social media guidelines.” Hill had Tweeted, “This play always works. Change happens when advertisers are impacted. If you feel strongly about Jerry Jones’s statement (to demand his players stand for the national anthem), boycott his advertisers.”  More…

Pence ditches Colts game after 49ers players kneel during anthem

Vice President Pence walked out of the Indianapolis Colts game on Sunday when ?some ?players from the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the national anthem. “I left today’s Colts game because @POTUS and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem?,” Pence said.  More…

Trump rescinds Stephen Curry’s invitation to White House

NBA star Stephen Curry was dis-invited from the White House on Saturday by President Trump. Curry, a Golden State Warriors guard and two-time NBA MVP, said Friday he would vote against the team visiting Trump’s White House to celebrate the team’s 2017 championship. That was enough for Trump to decide against inviting him.  More…

Viking skeleton’s DNA test proves historians wrong

The remains of a powerful viking — long thought to be a man — was in fact a real-life Xena Warrior Princess, a study released Friday reveals.The lady war boss was buried in the mid-10th century along with deadly weapons and two horses, leading archaeologists and historians to assume she was a man.  More…

This model has the tallest legs in the world

She is the model who is always the height of fashion. Now leggy beauty Ekaterina Lisina, 29, has scooped two Guinness World Records thanks to her impressive stature. At 6ft 8.77in, she is the world’s tallest professional model.  More…

Woman makes ‘sexy’ sign to get power back on after Irma

A Florida woman came up with a bright idea to fix her power problem in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma: a “hot single female” sign in her yard. Kynse Leigh, 37, was in a Tampa hospital when Irma knocked out electricity at her Fort Myers home. On Sunday, the real estate agent and mother-of-one set up a sign with hot-pink letters reading: “Hot single female seeks lineman to electrify her life.”  More…

Stephanie March remarries two years after Bobby Flay divorce

Stephanie March marched down the aisle again. The actress married tech investor Dan Benton, her beau of nearly two years, on Friday, People reports. The former “Law & Order: SVU” star finalized her bitter divorce from Bobby Flay in July 2015 after nearly a decade of marriage.  More…

Oprah, Gayle King, Diane Sawyer on David Geffen’s yacht

The stars were out in full force on David Geffen’s $300million yacht last week, which played host to the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Diane Sawyer, and Gayle King. Geffen’s boat was anchored off the luxurious Verdura Resort in Sicily, where Google’s exclusive three-day summer camp is held every year. The annual event is held at the $1,770-a-night resort, but it was Geffen’s 454-foot boat where a slew of celebrities decided to play instead.  More…

How to rent your house to a film set and make $3,000 a day

Mary Dalton has gotten much-needed help paying her bills by renting out the three-bedroom house as a location for TV productions including Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie,” HBO’s “Entourage,” “Law & Order: SVU” and the upcoming Netflix crime drama “Seven Seconds.” She makes around $3,000 every time a production crew takes over her property.  More…

Peyton Manning absolutely destroys the Knicks at the ESPY

Peyton Manning was quite the comedian at the ESPY’s on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The soon-to-be Hall of Fame quarterback took a dig at Kevin Durant for going to the Warriors, but he first took shots at the woebegone Knicks. “These are all New York Knicks jokes. And these ESPY folks begged me to do these. I gotta tell you, they make me sick. Check these out.  More…

Pregnant woman mows down alleged purse snatcher

A pregnant woman delivered swift punishment to a purse snatcher by running him down with her SUV in a Walmart parking lot in North Carolina, according to a report. “Me being five months pregnant, I chased a little ways then come back, jumped in the car and ran him over,” Christine Braswell, 26, said. “I was not going to let him get away with it.”  More…

George Clooney Could Get Up To $233 Million From Casamigos Tequila Sale

It’s a great month to be George Clooney. Two weeks ago, he became a father to twins. Today, British liquor giant Diageo announced it would purchase Casamigos, the tequila company he co-founded, for up to $1 billion. The price tag includes an initial payout of $700 million, plus a further potential $300 million over the next decade.  More…

Live in the home where Marilyn Monroe died for $6.9 million

A four-bedroom listing in Los Angeles’ affluent Brentwood enclave is as stunning as its former A-list owner. The 2,624-square-foot spread — a 1929 Spanish hacienda-style property — was the only home ever owned by Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe. Listing for $6.9 million, this home was where Monroe was found dead of barbiturate poisoning in August 1962 by her psychiatrist — naked, face-down in bed, clutching a phone.  More…

These ‘Star Wars’ extras are still making money off their tiny roles

Two years ago, actor Nick Joseph was signing autographs at a “Star Wars” convention when a fan appeared with a request. “Would you sign something for my mother?” the man asked. Joseph agreed, and the guy reached into a bag and pulled out – an urn. Turns out the mother was long dead.  More…

Oprah staged an intervention for Jamie Foxx

Sometimes it takes Oprah Winfrey’s touch to make magic work. During the 2004-2005 awards season, Jamie Foxx was having the time of his life. But his hard partying came to a screeching halt after Winfrey phoned the actor. “‘You’re blowing it, Jamie Foxx,’” the 49-year-old remembered Winfrey telling him.  More…