Monday October 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Outrageous’ Category

Vegas security guard was pressured to give interview to Ellen

A Mandalay Bay security guard was pressured to give his first interview about the mass shooting in Las Vegas to Ellen DeGeneres because company bigwigs feared a real journalist would have grilled him about the timeline.  More…

Jane Fonda says she’s not proud of America

Reminiscent of her ‘Hanoi Jane’ days, Jane Fonda made it clear she is not proud of America. During a recent interview with the BBC, Fonda was asked, "Are you proud of America today?" The actress was very quick to reply with a hard "no." "But, I’m proud of the (Trump) resistance," she elaborated.  More…

How the sneaker giants became the shame of college sports

The Nike sneaker ad claimed, “It’s Gotta be the Shoes.” It should have said, “It’s Gotta be the Money.”“There is a major arms race going on,” George Belch, a marketing professor at San Diego State, after Under Armour signed UCLA to a record 15-year, $280 million merchandise deal. But the players don’t share in the college and sneaker company profits.  More…

Texas girl, 3, missing after she was sent outside at night as punishment

A 3-year-old girl in suburban Dallas is missing after her father said he punished her for not drinking her milk by telling her to stand outside by herself at night near an alley behind her home. Wesley Mathews, 37, told police that he had seen coyotes in the alley near where he told his daughter to stand, the affidavit said.  More…

George Lopez booed off stage after Trump jokes flop

Comic George Lopez was booed off stage at a gala for juvenile diabetes in Denver last week, over an anti-Donald Trump routine that fell flat with the crowd. Trying to recover and sensing the audience turn, Lopez said, “Listen, it’s about the kids .?.?. I apologize for bringing politics to an event. This is America — it still is. So I apologize to your white privilege.”  More…

Mandalay Bay staffers didn’t call cops after security guard was shot

Hotel staffers at the Mandalay Bay did not call Las Vegas police until after Stephen Paddock started his mass shooting spree, according to phone records. An anonymous source who has reviewed the records told ABC’s “World News Tonight” that employees initially refused to alert authorities — even after security guard Jesus Campos took a bullet to the leg.  More…

A Supreme test for a ‘war on cops’ outrage

The war on cops is moving from the streets to the US Supreme Court. Last week, the justices heard a case that threatens police officers with financial ruin if they make arrests and the charges don’t hold up. One mistake making an arrest could mean losing their home and everything else. Faced with that risk, who would ever want to be a cop?  More…

Derek Jeter: It’s OK if Marlins players want to take a knee

Derek Jeter wouldn’t say whether he would take a knee during the national anthem if he still were playing, but the Marlins’ new co-owner and future Hall of Famer wouldn’t have a problem if one of his players chose to protest social injustice and police brutality by doing so.  More…

Crying Kimmel may not be the morel authority he would have you believe

An emotional Jimmy Kimmel has gotten a lot of attention lately for weighing in on health care and pushing gun control. Here’s a clip of Kimmel playing a game with women on the street where they had to guess what’s in his pants using their hands. He suggested one woman “use two hands” then said “maybe it’d be easier if you put your mouth on it.” NSFW  More…

Political correctness gone amuck: Boy Scouts will start admitting girls to the Cub Scouts

The Boy Scouts will soon be adding girls to their ranks. That’s the announcement posted Wednesday on the national service organization’s website after its board of directors unanimously approved to allow girls to join the Cub Scouts program.  More…

Matt Damon & Russell Crowe helped kill 2004 Weinstein story

Matt Damon may soon be forced to comment on the decades of sexual harassment Harvey Weinstein inflicted upon his staff and a number of Hollywood actresses. One day after Sharon Waxman revealed in a post on The Wrap that she had been working on an expose about Weinstein until Damon and actor Russell Crowe called her directly to stop a negative story about Harvey Weinstein in the New York Times, according to the Daily Mail.  More…

Donna Karan defends pal Weinstein, says harassed women ‘may be asking for it’

Fashion designer Donna Karan has come to her pal Harvey Weinstein‘s defense in a bold way – saying sexually harassed women may be “asking for it” by dressing seductively, according to the Daily Mail. The DKNY founder, who is friends with Weinstein’s wife, fashion designer Georgina Chapman, described the couple as “wonderful people,” adding: “Harvey has done some amazing things.”  More…

New revelations: Las Vegas gunman shot security guard six minutes BEFORE opening fire on concertgoers

The gunman who attacked a country music concert in Las Vegas shot a security guard in the hotel before beginning his assault on the concertgoers, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Monday, a significant change to the timeline of the massacre that officials had previously given to the public.  More…

Yahoo now admits every single account, 3 billion people, affected by data breach

Yahoo on Tuesday said that every single Yahoo account was affected by a data breach that took place in 2013. In 2016, Yahoo disclosed that more than one billion of about three billion accounts had likely been affected by the hack. In its disclosure Tuesday, the company said all accounts were likely victimized.  More…

CBS fires vice president who said Vegas victims didn’t deserve sympathy because country music fans ‘often are Republican’

CBS has parted ways with Hayley Geftman-Gold, one of the company’s top lawyers after she said she is “not even sympathetic” to victims of the Las Vegas shooting because “country music fans often are Republican,” when discussing the tragic mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas late Sunday night.  More…