Tiger Woods To Make Statement Tomorrow – Tiger is coming out of the woods: The golfer will make a public statement at 11 a.m. on Friday, according to CNBC’s Darren Rovell. According to his agent, “Tiger will make a public statement to begin to make amends.” There will be no question and answer session. [dailybeast]
News24 Throws In A Quick “Fuck” – News24 continue to openly publish the word “fuck.” Because they’re cool like that. Because they’ve got slightly less red tape than the rest. But God forbid, DON’T tell Virgin Active – they’ll block the News24 website in a heartbeat! And they don’t know how to work their exclusions filter on the firewall so it’ll stay like that forever! [news24]
Ard Matthews Expected To Sing To Bob Skinstad In Jail – Check out 2oceansvibe LIVE TV today at 12h30 as we broadcast online live from Bob Skinstad’s Jail cell. Ard Matthews from Just Jinjer will be there and is rumoured to be serenading the incarcerated ex-Springbok captain to lift his spirits and keep him going during this week-long fundraiser. You can watch LIVE on the “internet” at 12h30. You can even tweet live questions! [2oceansvibeLIVE]
World Cup Booze License Madness – Any pub, restaurant, hotel or university wanting to screen World Cup games and sell liquor at the same time could first have to fork out R50 000 for a special liquor licence. This is according to draft legislation gazetted by the Department of Trade and Industry on January 18, which was open for comment until yesterday. No spice. [iol]
BBC Presenter Arrested After Admitting On-Air To Killing – Yesterday we told you about the BBC presenter who casually out-of-the-blue admitted to killing his male lover some 20 years ago. The action/reaction concept was proven when, today, he was arrested for, you guessed it, murder! But the best thing is he refuses to talk! So Goldfinger, do you expect me to talk? NOOO, Meester Bond, I expect you to DIE!!! [guardian]
Alexander McQueen Left A Note And Hanged Himself – Fashion designer Alexander McQueen hanged himself in his wardrobe and left a suicide note, a coroner told a London inquest Wednesday. McQueen, 40, was found dead at his London apartment Thursday. The cause of death was asphyxia and hanging, said coroner’s officer Lynda Martindill. The coroner said a note had been found and is being looked at by the police. Good idea. [cnn]
Liam Gallagher Shocks The Brits With F-Bomb – Liam Gallagher outraged the Brit Awards by swearing, throwing his trophy in the crowd and snubbing his brother. Surely not? The former Oasis singer appeared to collect the award for Brits Album of 30 Years. Referring to one of the group’s hits, Liam said: “I’d like to thank Bonehead, Guigsy, Alan White … the best bands in the f**king world live forever.” [stuff]
Turf War At The New York Times : Who Will Control The iPad? – There’s a heated turf war going on inside the New York Times over the iPad, pitting print die-hards against people focused on the Times’ digital future. The outcome will determine pricing for some marquee content on Apple’s tablet. The internal fight might also determine how relevant and profitable the US’s most prominent newspaper can remain in the digital future. [valleywag]
Red Square Superyacht For Sale At $86 Million – The floating oligarch’s palace known as Red Square built by Turkish shipyard Dunya Yachts has been listed for sale at $86 million. The 236-ft. steel superyacht which has not one but two helipads is being fitted out like a “floating bordello” in preparation for delivery to some profligate billionaire in 2011. You gotta see this one! [luxist]
Saudi Prince Held Over Murder In 5-Star London Hotel – Detectives investigating the murder of a Saudi citizen at a five-star central London hotel are questioning a man who British media said claims to be a Saudi prince. Police said Wednesday that officers were called to the Landmark Hotel near Regent’s Park Monday after the strangled man’s body was found in a third-floor room. Hmm..sloppy. [yahoo]
Donald Trump Reckons Al Gore Should Be Stripped Of His Nobel Prize – “With the coldest winter ever recorded, with snow setting record levels up and down the coast, the Nobel committee should take the Nobel Prize back from Al Gore” tuned Trump. “Gore wants us to clean up our factories and plants in order to protect us from global warming. China, Japan and India are laughing at America’s stupidity.” [nypost]
Britons Whose Identities Were Stolen By Dubai Assassins Shitting Themselves – Britons who were named as the suspected assassins of Hamas military commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai last month have told U.K. media that their identities were stolen and they are now living in fear. “I’m not exactly spy material,” one of the men, 54-year-old Michael Lawrence Barney said. [msnbc]
Lady Gaga Is Definitely A Woman! – Do not click on this link if you don’t want absolute proof of this fact. Are you getting what I’m saying? Unless you’re in a cool office, you don’t want to be looking at these images taken close up of Lady Gaga dancing at the Brit Awards. Seriously, be very very careful. [wwtdd]
“Ultimate-X” Hits Cape Town This Weekend! – Ultimate X is Cape Town’s largest extreme sports lifestyle event bringing the adrenalin and excitement of extreme sports to over 3,000 consumers in an urban environment. On Sat February 20 2010, the V&A Granger Bay site will be transformed into an extreme sporting paradise. Burning rubber, searing adrenalin, high jumps & sunshine will create an unrivalled vibe in the Mother City. [yeeehaaa!]
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