Thursday April 27, 2017

Archive for the ‘Outrageous’ Category

Cosmo’s new weight loss tip? Get cancer

Cosmopolitan shocked readers on Tuesday and it wasn’t with one of their famous sex tips. The magazine tweeted out an article titled “How This Woman Lost 44 Pounds Without Any Exercise” and received mountains of backlash because the woman profiled was suffering from cancer.  More…

Obama’s $400,000 Cantor Speech Makes Him Wall Street’s Newest Fat Cat

When he was president he called them “fat cats,” but now he’s benefiting from them. Former president Barack Obama has agreed to speak at a Wall Street conference run by Cantor Fitzgerald. His speaking fee will be $400,000 for an hours work – which is nearly twice as much as Hillary Clinton, his secretary of state, and the 2016 Democratic Party candidate, charged private businesses for such events.  More…

Patriots now might owe Aaron Hernandez millions

Now that Aaron Hernandez may have his conviction posthumously vacated — under an obscure Massachusetts legal doctrine — the Patriots could owe him money, a lawyer said Thursday. The Pats may actually be contractually obligated to pay Hernandez’s estate a $3.5 million bonus that was stopped hours after his murder arrest in 2013.  More…

Boy hangs himself after his girlfriend pranked her death

An 11-year-old Michigan boy hanged himself after his 13-year-old girlfriend faked her own suicide as part of a “manipulative” social media prank, his mother said.  More…

Chemist admits botching crime lab results for nearly a decade

More than 20,000 drug convictions in Massachusetts will be tossed out after a lab chemist admitted she intentionally botched evidence for nearly a decade.  More…

Couple on the way to their wedding kicked off United flight

The turbulence continues for United Airlines. A bride and groom from Utah headed to their wedding in Costa Rica were kicked off their flight out of Houston on Saturday, KHOU reported. Michael Hohl and his fianceé, Amber Maxwell, arrived from Salt Lake City for a layover at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.  More…

Lawsuit: I paid $4,500 for a ‘worthless’ Eli Manning helmet

Diehard Giants fan Michael Jakab started to smell a rat shortly after paying $4,300 for a Giants helmet signed by quarterback Eli Manning and inscribed “Game Used 2007-08 Superbowl Season.” Jakab’s research concluded the helmet “had never been used in a game by Manning” and “was actually worthless to collectors,” his suit says.  More…

‘Proof’ Eli Manning was in on Giants memorabilia scheme

A smoking gun email from Eli Manning proves he quarterbacked a conspiracy to defraud collectors by pawning off phony game-worn gear as the real deal, according to court documents obtained by The Post.  More…

Tone-deaf United CEO thinks things are going just fine

The flying public may be furious at United Airlines, but their CEO thinks things are going just fine. United boss Oscar Munoz, unfazed by the criticism, sent a tone-deaf e-mail to employees Monday that defended the staff’s actions and called the passenger “disruptive and belligerent.”  More…

Cop Slams 22-Year-Old Woman to the Ground Face-First

A disturbing video shows a Colorado police officer slamming a woman face-first to the ground after a scuffle. In the video, a woman in a black dress and high heels can be seen struggling with a Fort Collins police officer outside a bar. After a few seconds, he turns and throws her face down on the pavement.  More…

United Passenger Dragged From Overbooked Flight

A man on an overbooked United Airlines flight was forcibly removed from his seat and dragged through the aisle on Sunday, and video of the anguished protests by him and other passengers spread rapidly on Monday as people criticized the airline’s tactics. A police officer involved in the episode has been placed on leave, the authorities said.  More…

EMT run over, killed by man driving stolen ambulance

An FDNY medic was run over and killed with her own ambulance in The Bronx Thursday when a man who had been joyriding on the rear bumper commandeered the vehicle.  More…

What the hell was Brian Williams thinking?

MSNBC’s Brian Williams came under fire Friday for coming up with another broadcast “beauty” during his coverage of the US strike on Syria. Williams – who was famously bounced from his NBC gig for fabricating stories – was apparently mesmerized by the sight of cruise missiles blazing through the night sky.  More…

Welcome to New York! NYC subway riders ignore woman with head trapped between doors

A disturbing online video shows a straphanger wedged between subway doors from the neck up as passersby casually walk past her on the platform. The woman found herself caught in between the doors of a No. 4 train at around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday as the train reached the end of the line at the Woodlawn station in the Bronx.  More…

PETA Says Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’

PETA’s shenanigans vary from the absurd to the downright offensive. From likening rape survivors to pigs and cows, to calling Pokémon a form of animal cruelty, PETA’s efforts to “save the animals” always make the headlines—and with good reason: they’re completely absurd. The latest? “Did you know that milk has long been a symbol used by white supremacists?”  More…