Tuesday May 21, 2019

Archive for the ‘Social’ Category

Uber’s first employee, who’s now a billionaire, credits his success to this 1 tweet

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Lauren Sanchez pressuring Jeff Bezos to make their public debut

Expect Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez to make their first official public appearance as a couple later this month. Sanchez — who was recently overheard at high-profile spot Nello complaining about how she wants to keep a low profile — is ­“obsessed with the fact that she has become famous,” a source told Page Six.  More…

Florida man jailed for ‘I eat a–‘ bumper sticker refuses to back down

The Florida man who gained instant internet fame for choosing jail instead of removing the “I eat a–” decal on his car said Wednesday that only “sour apples” don’t like his raunchy sticker — which he will continue to display with pride.  More…

Patriotic patrol-car lettering sparks backlash in California city

A Southern California police department is drawing both praise and ire for the new star-spangled logo on the sides of its patrol vehicles, according to reports. The Laguna Beach Police Department in Orange County recently added American-flag-style lettering for the word "police" on the sides of the vehicles.  More…

Annoyed Ohio couple gave protesters laxative cookies

Two fed-up residents in Ohio incensed by striking school workers hatched a half-baked plan to deliver the group laxative-laden sugar cookies.  More…

Cher questions Los Angeles’ ability to ‘take care of its own’ amid immigration debate

Cher took to Twitter on Sunday to point out that Los Angeles, a city with about 50,000 homeless, is ill-equipped to deal with a large influx of illegal immigrants, much less its own residents.  More…

DoubleTree hotel apologizes for sign refusing service to military members during post-deployment ceremony: ‘Very offensive’

A DoubleTree hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., is apologizing for a sign placed at the hotel’s bar refusing service to members of the military. A group of 600 members of the military and their guests attended a post-deployment ceremony held at there and, in the middle of the event, a sign was placed in the hotel’s bar denying further service to attendees.  More…

Man brings steer to Petco in test of ‘all leashed pets are welcome’ policy

A man and woman from Texas couldn’t help but laugh as they recently walked their leashed steer into a Houston-area Petco to really see if “all leashed pets are welcome” at the store. (with video)  More…

Popular Instagram model gets bitten on butt by wild pig in Bahamas

Like so many Instagram influencers before her, Michelle Lewin recently found herself in the Bahamas alongside the famed “swimming pigs” of the Exumas. This time, however, the pigs weren’t in the mood for visitors.  More…

Olivia Jade Giannulli blames her parents for ‘ruining her life’

Lori Loughlin‘s internet-famous daughter is fuming at her parents for “ruining her life” by allegedly scamming the YouTube star’s way into college, reports said. Olivia Jade Giannulli, 19, is “really angry with her parents because she told them she did not want to go to college and she was pushed.”  More…

Ohio nail salon’s ‘indecent’ name causes hand wringing

An Ohio salon owner thinks she hit the nail on the head with her business name — even though some residents don’t agree. Dawn Moon, owner of Hand Jobs Nails & Spa, in Perkins Township, believes the name is good branding. “You don’t want something that they can’t remember.”  More…

Former tennis champ Martina Navratilova criticized for comments about trans athletes

Tennis great Martina Navratilova, a gay-rights advocate, has faced criticism for a column she penned in a U.K. newspaper where she claimed that allowing transgender women to compete in women’s sporting events is insane and “cheating.”  More…

Lori Loughlin’s daughters drop out of USC college

Lori Loughlin‘s daughters are dropping out of the University of Southern California — because they’re afraid of being bullied over the massive college admissions scam, a report said Thursday. Olivia Jade, 19, and her sister, 20-year-old Isabella, have decided to withdraw from USC days after their parents, “Fuller House” star Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, were charged for allegedly paying the girls’ way into USC.  More…

Hallmark axes Lori Loughlin following college bribery arrest

Hallmark has decided to cut ties with actress Lori Loughlin — the longtime face of its cable channel — following her arrest in the ongoing college bribery scandal. The company distanced itself from Loughlin in a statement on Thursday, saying it was “saddened” by the allegations she’s facing.  More…

Lori Loughlin’s Daughter Olivia Leaves Yacht of USC’s Board of Trustees Chairman

As Lori Loughlin traveled from Vancouver to L.A. Tuesday night to surrender to federal authorities, her daughter, Olivia Jade, spent the night on the yacht of the Chairman of USC’s Board of Trustees. We’ve learned 19-year-old Olivia was on billionaire Rick Caruso’s yacht in the Bahamas. Caruso’s daughter, Gianna, Olivia and several other friends were spending spring break in the area.  More…