Friday August 14, 2020

Archive for the ‘Outrageous’ Category

Jussie Smollett case: Brothers tell cops they were paid to stage attack

Two Nigerian brothers told Chicago police investigators that they were paid by “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett to stage an attack on him. Police found records in the Chicago home of one of the men that showed they purchased rope from a hardware store that was used in the alleged attack  More…

Katy Perry ‘Blackface’ Shoe to Be Pulled from Shelves

Katy Perry’s shoe that is under scrutiny for resembling blackface is about to be yanked. Katy’s got a whole shoe line for sale at retailers like Dillard’s and Walmart — and a couple of her designs feature what looks similar to blackface.  More…

Snow plow trucks sabotaged with latex gloves in New York town

As snow and ice fell Tuesday across the Northeast, officials in one New York city were unable to immediately clean the streets — after someone sabotaged all of the snowplow and salt trucks.  More…

Female students sue Yale to admit women into male fraternities

Three female students at Yale University are suing the Ivy League school and nine of its male fraternities in an attempt to stop the school’s social organizations from admitting people on the basis of their gender. The women, who filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in Connecticut on Tuesday, want to admit women to fraternities in response to alleged sexual assault, harassment and discrimination.  More…

Vulgar Message to Donald Trump in Political Cartoon Causes Paper to Drop Cartoonist: ‘Loose Lips Sink Strip’

A newspaper says it will stop publishing a popular cartoon after a vulgar message addressed to President Donald Trump appeared in its latest issue. Readers spotted that a small scribbled message appears in one of the panels, which says “We fondly say go f*** yourself…Trump.”  More…

Golden Globes Fiji Water model is suing the brand

The model who went viral after photobombing red carpet photos at the Golden Globes while holding a tray of Fiji Water bottles is reportedly going after the brand for using her newfound fame as a marketing tool without her permission.  More…

Video shows man faking fall to get insurance money

Police have arrested a New Jersey man who they say faked a slip and fall at a business to get insurance money. Authorities say surveillance video captured the man grabbing ice and throwing it on the floor before lying down.  More…

McDonald’s apologizes after customers discover chicken in vegetarian wrap

Meat-free McDonald’s customers are not lovin’ it at the moment. Recently the fast-food chain had to issue an apology after several customers claimed they found chicken nuggets in their vegetarian meals.  More…

Doctors said brain-dead man was my brother — he wasn’t

A horrific hospital mix-up left a Brooklyn woman grieving for nine days at the bedside of a brain-damaged man who doctors insisted was her brother — but who was actually a stranger with the same name, a new lawsuit charges.  More…

Wag killed our dog — and tried to buy our silence

Wag, the beleaguered dog-walking service that’s accused of losing or killing eight Big Apple pooches, has stepped in it once again. The celebrity-endorsed “Uber for dog walking,” recently valued at $650 million, tried to buy the silence of a grieving couple whose beloved pet was killed while in the care of a novice walker.  More…

Mom calls police after Domino’s does not deliver pizza

A mom in the U.K. called the police after Domino’s did not deliver the pizza she ordered, accusing the restaurant of letting her kids "go hungry." Clair, whose last name was not shared, said she ordered $48 worth of pizza from the chain restaurant for her family.  More…

‘To Catch a Predator’ host Chris Hansen charged with bouncing checks

“To Catch a Predator” host Chris Hansen has been charged with issuing bad checks and failing to pay thousands of dollars to a vendor for marketing materials. Hansen, 59, of Shippan, Connecticut, turned himself in to police over the bounced checks on Monday and was charged with "issuing a bad check," Stamford Police said.  More…

Fake Washington Post claiming Trump resigned pops up in DC

It’s fake “fake news.” Bogus copies of the Washington Post were circulated around Washington, DC, Wednesday morning with a blaring front-page headline claiming President Trump had resigned.  More…

Gillette goes politically correct against men


Bury the base. This is what happens when Procter & Gamble hires its marketing department from liberal arts colleges.

Surgeon fined $3,000 after mistakenly removing patient’s kidney

A Florida surgeon has agreed to pay a $3,000 fine after removing a woman’s kidney that he thought was a tumor. West Palm Beach surgeon Ramon Vasquez cut Maureen Pacheco open in 2016 so two surgeons could perform a back operation at the Wellington Regional Medical Center.  More…