Saturday February 23, 2019

Archive for the ‘Shocking’ Category

Celine Dion comments on fans worried about her new super-slim frame

Celine Dion fans are concerned about the star after she’s appeared significantly skinnier in a handful of recent public events. However, the singer says she feels better than ever at age 50 and doesn’t have time for the critics anymore.  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…

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…

Heathen eats soup directly from supermarket hot bar

A grocery store shopper has gone viral for his less than appetizing — and unhygienic — way of eating soup. The man was recorded by a fellow shopper at an unnamed grocery store taking a sample of soup from the hot bar straight from the ladle.  More…

Skydiving coach loosened harness to commit suicide during tandem jump: cops

An experienced skydiver who fell to his death during a tandem jump in Maine intentionally loosened his harness in midair to commit suicide, state police said. Brett Bickford, 41, of Rochester, New Hampshire, died on Sept. 27 after detaching himself about a mile above the ground during a two-man jump at Skydive New England in Lebanon.  More…

Hang glider at 4,000 feet after pilot forgets to attach him

‘Halloween’ star Jamie Lee Curtis battled opioid addiction

Jamie Lee Curtis struggled with an opioid addiction she kept secret from the world since the late ’80s. “I was ahead of the curve of the opiate epidemic,” Curtis, 59, told People. “I had a 10-year run, stealing, conniving. No one knew. No one.”  More…

This NYC sewer worker made over $530K last year

The streets of New York aren’t paved with gold, but the sewers apparently are. An employee in the city’s Department of Environmental Protection walked off with an astonishing $539,098 paycheck last year, according to records released by the Empire Center think tank.  More…

Flashback: Ted Danson Under Fire for Blackface Roast of Whoopi

Actor Ted Danson showed up in minstrel blackface and peppered his jokes with racial epithets at the Friars Club roast of his lover, comedian Whoopi Goldberg. The former Cheers star offended many guests for appearing in a top hat and blackface with big white painted lips, and used the word n___er more than a dozen times as he joked about his and Whoopi Goldberg’s sex life.  More…

Limo had unlicensed driver, failed inspection before deadly crash

The limo that crashed upstate, killing 20 people, failed a safety inspection just last month — and its driver wasn’t licensed to be behind the wheel, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.  More…

Chilling final picture posted by murdered mom Shanann Watts shows doll wrapped in funeral shroud

This is the chilling final photo posted by a woman whose husband is accused of brutally murdering her and their two young daughters. Shanann Watts, 34, posted the photo of the shrouded doll on August 9, days before police say she and her daughters Celeste, three, and Bella, four, were killed in their Frederick, Colorado home.  More…

22% of US population does not speak English at home

Some 13.5 percent of the U.S. population – 44 million – is foreign born, the highest level ever, and many are not proficient in English, choosing to speak Spanish at home instead. A report from the Migration Policy Institute found that 22 percent of the U.S. population does not speak English at home.  More…

Ticket mix-up led family onto doomed duck boat

The Colemans cherished their annual family vacation. Three generations of the Indianapolis family even posed for a group picture in Branson, Mo., moments before they boarded their amphibious boat. While snapping the photo, the Colemans realized they had purchased tickets for another boat — one that could have saved their lives.  More…

Montana man says he left baby in woods after car crash because he was heavy

A man told investigators he left a 5-month-old baby boy in the woods after a weekend car crash because the baby was very heavy, court records said. Officers found the baby — cold and hungry — under a pile of debris and sticks early Sunday, several hours after the crash.  More…

Baby climbs closed and unclimbable pool ladder