Wednesday October 17, 2018

Archive for the ‘Tabloid’ Category

‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant awkwardly flubs puzzle answer

A “Wheel of Fortune” contestant lost out on some big money after guessing the wrong letter and accidentally turning the puzzle into an NSFW answer.  More…

Hunt for Banksy’s true identity reignited following epic prank

While a packed room full of art lovers watched the bidding climb for the coveted piece Girl With Balloon, it seems its famed but mysterious artist was watching on too. And some are speculating that it was he who remotely triggered a shredder built into the frame of the iconic piece, just as the hammer fell on its $1.4 million sale.  More…

‘The Conners’ Review: ‘Roseanne’ Spinoff Just A Standard Sitcom Now

Like Two and a Half Men without Charlie Sheen or The Who without madman drummer Keith Moon, what The Conners noticably lacks most of all is a bit of the crazy. Without the rightly so disgraced Barr providing that frenzied tension that orbits everything she’s ever done, the spinoff stays pretty much in the middle of the road.  More…

ABC fears The Conners will flop without Roseanne Barr

Top ABC brass may have acted too swiftly by pulling the plug on Roseanne – and they now fear the show’s replacement spin-off will flop without its star. ‘We didn’t think it through properly. What Roseanne did was wrong but we shouldn’t have rushed to fire her.’  More…

School turned blind eye to female students’ false assault allegations

A Pennsylvania high school has come under fire for its handling of false sexual assault allegations brought against a male student by five “mean girls” — who are accused of targeting the teen because they “just don’t like him.”  More…

San Francisco dubbed ‘doo-doo capital’ of US thanks to out-of-control bum crisis

It’s anything but a San Francisco treat. One of the most beautiful cities in the country has turned into a dumping ground for Bay Area bowel movements — and things have gotten so bad the California city is now dubbed the “Doo-Doo Capital of the US.” Living in a s–tty neighborhood has a whole new meaning for San Franciscans.  More…

Ratings: Taylor Swift Can’t Save AMAs From Hitting New All-Time Low

Maybe alienating 50% of her audience isn’t something that is smart or politically correct for Taylor Swift. ABC’s “AMAs” set a new record low in TV ratings on Tuesday, despite Taylor Swift opening the show with a performance and closing it by clutching the evening’s top award.  More…

Meghan Markle’s sister ‘turned away’ by palace security

Meghan Markle’s sister was turned away by security after showing up at Kensington Palace uninvited. Samantha Markle, 53, was locked in an embarrassing stand off with police guards as she tried to visit the Duchess of Sussex after their bitter fall out.  More…

Where’s the outrage over Hillary’s call for a ‘civil’ war?

Hillary Clinton’s statement Tuesday that Democrats “cannot be civil” as long as Republicans hold the White House and Congress. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” Clinton told CNN. There you have it — a declaration of war and a license for violence. Where is the media outrage?  More…

Photos show happy newlyweds Amy and Axel Steenberg weeks before deadly limo crash

Joyful photos show tragic newlyweds Amy and Axel Steenberg celebrating their marriage with members of the wedding party — five of whom died with them just weeks later in Saturday’s limo crash upstate.  More…

Death limo was listed for sale on Craigslist two days before crash

The stretch limo involved in the upstate crash that killed 20 people was put up for sale by its owner just two days before the deadly wreck, according to a report Tuesday. Prestige Limousine tried to unload the customized 2001 Ford Excursion for $9,000 in an ad posted on Craigslist.  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…

Stephen Colbert ‘Late Show’ writer: ‘I’m just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh’s life’

In a social media post on Saturday, a writer for CBS’s "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" celebrated the damage done to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s reputation during his bruising and bitterly partisan confirmation battle. "Whatever happens, I’m just glad we ruined Brett Kavanaugh’s life," the writer, Ariel Dumas, posted on Twitter.  More…

Friend of Ford told FBI she was pressured into altering statement

A friend of Christine Blasey Ford told the FBI that allies of the college professor, who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her, pressured her to revise her earlier statement that she knew nothing about the alleged incident.  More…

Las Vegas entertainer sues after being mistakenly jailed for 18 days

A Las Vegas entertainer who lost his job on an Australian cruise ship while jailed in rural Nevada on $675,000 bail for a residential burglary is suing two counties for holding him 18 days illegally before his release in a bizarre case of mistaken identity.  More…