NBC has become the centre of a race storm after airing an ad featuring a monkey performing gymnastics, right after showing the performance of Gabby Douglas, the first African-American to win Olympic gold. The network has since apologised for the advert's poor timing, explaining: 'No offense was intended.' The controversy ignited as sportscaster Bob Costas...
We highly recommend that everyone check out this website, mainly because it will reassure you that you COULD’VE been an Olympian if you’d just made like 17 different lifestyle choices. The BBC put together an online tool where you plug in your height and weight, and it tells you what Olympic athlete is your body match, although you don’t always get someone of your gender. For example, a man who’s 5-foot-10, 190 pounds has the same body specs as…Allison Randall, who’s competing in discus for Jamaica.
Comedian and actor Dane Cook integrated the Aurora, Colo., shooting incident into his standup routine at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles Thursday. “So I heard that the guy came into the theater about 25 minutes into the movie,” Cook said, “And I don’t know if you’ve seen the movie, but the movie is pretty much a piece of crap. Yea, spoiler alert.” “I know that if none of that would have happened, pretty sure that somebody in that theater, about 25 minutes in, realizing it was a piece of crap, was probably like ‘ugh fucking shoot me,’” Cook said. His comments regarding the shooting were met with groans that morphed into loud laughter and cheers.
Do you remember the British girl who posted “super excited” reviews of the Twilight films? Well now “nuttymadam3575” has weighed in on the Kristen Stewart cheating scandal -- and she breaks down in floods of tears now that her favorite couple may be splitsville.