New Mexico Women’s Soccer Player Suspended – New Mexico women’s soccer defender Elizabeth Lambert has been suspended indefinitely after engaging in rough play — including hauling an opposing player to the ground by her pony tail — in the Lobos’ 1-0 loss to BYU in the Mountain West Conference semifinals. Seriously mind-blowing stuff! [espn]
Tom Ford’s Second Coming – We had seriously low expectations for Tom Ford’s debut in the film world, as the director of A Single Man. How could Ford, who had pulled off one of the greatest fashion reinventions in history with Gucci (and consequently shaped the dominant style of a decade), possibly do it again, in a totally new and notoriously difficult medium such as film. [thecoolhunter]
It Was The Cosmopolitan SwimWear Fashion Show last night at Ignite in Camps Bay. Absolutely awesome – thanks to everyone involved! The models and the outfits and the vibe in general were simply top notch! Check out the pics! [2oceansvibe flickr]
Donald Trump’s Personal Jet is For Sale – Donald Trump is upgrading to a larger plane and put his personal jet up for sale yesterday. The current jet, a 1968 Boeing 727 originally operated by American Airlines, is completely kitted out. A plane like this usually has 134 seats but this plane was reconfigured to hold just 24 passengers in the lap of luxury. [luxuo]
Jho Low: Manhattan’s Mysterious Big-Spending Party Boy – Everyone’s taking notice of a rich guy who’s apparently trying to single-handedly save the nightlife industry and give leggy models everywhere something to do. His name is Taek Jho Low, a 20-something Wharton grad who loves Cristal. Not much is known about the baby-faced Malaysian, but tales of his largess are swirling about and frequently as he has been dropping tens of thousands of dollars at hot spots around the city. [gawker]
Facebook Status Update Clears Teen From Criminal Charges – This is Rodney Bradford. A few days ago, Facebook saved his 19-yo life. Facebook and his status plea demanding the immediate consumption of the very basic food groups every human being needs to properly function in the morning: Pancakes. Rodney was arrested on October 18 as a suspect in two crimes. He declared himself innocent and Robert Reuland—his defense lawyer—found the key to free him: “Where’s my pancakes?” [gizmodo]
Man Gets SA National Colours For Guitar Hero – Mark Dennison, South Africa’s own National Guitar Hero™ Champion headed for China to participate in the 2009 World Cyber Game on Sunday. Mark won the trials at rAge, as well as the KwaZulu Natal Provincial Championships and the South African National Championships. Mark has earned both Provincial Colours and National colours for the game of Guitar Hero™. He is the first player to ever officially represent SA for the game. [mssa]
Robbie Williams Rejoins Take That…For One Night – Robbie Williams will rejoin Take That on stage next week – 14 years after he quit the band. The singer will perform with his former bandmates for Children in Need at the Royal Albert Hall tonight. [dailymail]
Lou Dobbs Quits CNN – Lou Dobbs, the longtime CNN anchorman, announced on the air that tonight’s show would be his last on the cable news channel. Dobbs, an outspoken opponent of illegal immigration, made his announcement during Wednesday’s broadcast of “Lou Dobbs Tonight.” Dobbs’ contract was not set to expire until the end of 2011, but CNN agreed to release him from his contract early. [abc]
Phelps Flops on Record-Breaking Day in Stockholm – Swimming legend Michael Phelps shunned the high-tech swimsuit and paid the price on a day when four world records were set in the fourth leg of the short-course World Cup here on Tuesday. The 24-year-old US star failed to qualify for the final in two out of the three races he contested, before finishing the day with bronze in the 100m individual medley. [google]
Amy Winehouse Enhances Her Face With New Breasts – In case any of you missed it, Amy Winehouse had a boob job. I never knew a more needing candidate, as she suffered from incredible hang tiet before. Here she is parading them out on the town this week. [superficial]
Angelina to Adopt Baby Number Seven – That’s a great idea! Angelina Jolie has reportedly begun the process to adopt a seventh child from Syria. But she signed the papers alone, which naturally leads to some speculation. [jezebel]
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