I have listened to some pretty bad karaoke performances in my lifetime. Some have left me feeling disappointed; others have inspired me to stuff a napkin in my ear to dull the sound, but never have I felt like inflicting bodily harm on the performer. Apparently, that isn’t the case for everyone. A 25-year-old Connecticut woman was jumped and beaten by six ladies because they didn’t like the way she sang a Spanish song at karaoke night at Bobby Valentine’s Sports Gallery Cafe in Stamford. The feral women knocked the singer down, punched her, and pulled her hair, leaving her with multiple bruises and a chipped tooth. The women—all under the legal drinking age, natch—were arraigned on assault charges. C’mon gals, you’re supposed to throw tomatoes at bad performers, not fists! Or, better yet, you could always just—I dunno—leave the bar? [NY Post] Keep reading »
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As police try to figure out what went down between Tila Tequila and Shawne Merriman on Sunday morning, one news station in San Diego claims to have information from an “inside source,” presumably one of the 14 people who were at Merriman’s house when the alleged assault took place. According to said source, it was the suggestion of a foursome that set off the whole chain of events. Shawne was flirting with several other girls at the party, and took two of them to his bedroom. When Tila walked in, Shawne asked her to join them. But instead of stripping down, she got pissed. She taunted that she was going to have sex with one of his friends, and then stormed towards the door—which is when Shawne supposedly tried to stop her. [10News.com]
So is this aspect of the story true? Who knows. I’m a little skeptical, since I watched both seasons of a “Shot at Love with Tila Tequila,” and saw Tila have make-out sessions with multiple people and give a lapdance to one of her beau’s grandmas. I can hardly see her being so offended by the idea of group sex. Keep reading »
Joe Francis is the guy we’d most like to vote off planet Earth. The Girls Gone Wild impresario (wait, I’m revoking this term since it includes the word “impress” and there ain’t nothing impressive about Francis) got in a scuffle last night at Guys and Dolls in Los Angeles, and allegedly assaulted a woman. And not just any woman—Jayde Nicole, Playboy‘s Playmate of the Year for 2008, who you know as Brody Jenner‘s girlfriend on “The Hills.” Here’s what supposedly went down, according to TMZ… Keep reading »
Just when that whole Carrie-fake-boob-I-dislike-gays chatter has died down, there’s new (disturbing) news out of pageant land: Two men are being charged with kicking the crap out of a gay beauty pageant judge. Beyond-just-pissed that he didn’t win the pageant, contestant Leroy Tinch, 28, of Evanston, Illinois, allegedly sought revenge with his buddy Anthony Johnson, 23, on the one judge of the panel that voted against him for the win. And it gets worse.
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How exactly can Cheetos be used as a weapon? It’s not 100% clear from the police report, but evidently Chester’s delicious cheese doodles somehow figured into a domestic assault when a verbal fight turned really bad between a Tennessee couple. I think I would believe this story a little more if it were between two young siblings, but the fact that the couple are both in their 40s makes this somewhat bizarre. While the account sounds absurd, in the grand scheme of crazy, this is just another example to add to the list. After the jump, some of my favorite items turned into weapons during fights. Keep reading »
A NYC cop allegedly punched a woman, grabbed her breasts and told her he was going to “treat her like a woman.”
Chrissie Brodigan, 32, tells Gothamist she exited a NYC subway with her pet pug, who was throwing up, when a cop tried to issue her a ticket for not carrying the dog inside a container. She became upset when the cop allegedly said, “If you’re going to act like a woman, I’m going to treat you like a woman.” Brodigan says the officer punched her in the back, leaving her bruised, as well as grabbed her breasts and pinched them. (This photo, pulled from Gothamist, shows her alleged bruises.) Keep reading »
I never bother getting manicures because I’ll inevitably mess them up 20 minutes later on something totally innocuous, like a cupcake. (No really, true story.) But some women get super serious about their fake nails. Apparently, this includes nail technicians, as demonstrated this week when a Washington State manicurist allegedly attempted to rip off a 13-year-old girl’s pumpkin-colored fake nails when the girl was bummed on the design and tried to bail without paying. Of course, when the police showed up, the girl’s mom coughed up $10, even though the manicurist asked for $30. Now this manicurist might be facing misdemeanor assault charges.
All I have to say is, really, pumpkin-colored nails? Of course she didn’t like how they looked in the end. Also, are 13-year-old girls really getting fake nails? Aren’t teenage girls intimidating enough? If I learned anything from puberty, it’s that you don’t mess with mean girls…especially ones with sharp talons. [Dayton Daily News] Keep reading »
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office has officially charged Chris Brown with felony assault and making criminal threats for allegedly assaulting Rihanna. According to the search warrant that was leaked today, Chris Brown allegedly tried to push Rihanna out of the car he was driving, slammed her head against the car window, and punched her. He also alledgedy said, “I’m going to beat the —– out of you when we get home.” When Rihanna was able to call and leave a message for her assistant (telling her to call the police), Brown supposedly said, “You just did the stupidest thing ever. I’m going to kill you.” [TMZ] Keep reading »
The rumors surrounding Chris Brown’s alleged assault on Rihanna are getting out of control. It’s like all of Hollywood is potentially involved in whatever blowout occurred before the supposed incident, as everyone from Jay-Z to Leona Lewis has been mentioned as somehow “involved.” After the jump, we break down all the rumors — yes, they’re just rumors — surrounding RiRi and Chris Brown’s weekend scandal. Keep reading »