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Serena Williams Gets Fined, Again, Bringing Her Tab Above $93,000

On Sunday night, Serena Williams was not pleased with a line judge at the US Open. During a match against Sam Stosur, Williams got frustrated and snapped at said judge, “You’re out of control … You’re a hater, and you’re just unattractive inside … Really, don’t even look at me.” These words were pretty tame for Serena—I can just imagine a coach doing drills with her to practice saying “unattractive inside” instead of an expletive. But still, she was given a $2,000 fine for the incident. So does Serena regret her words? “I don’t even remember what I said. It was just so intense out there,” she explained. “I guess I’ll see it on YouTube.” [Newser]

Oh, but this is not the first time Serena has been fined. After the jump, a full rundown. Keep reading »

The Daily Squeeze: Texting On The Toilet, A Sex-Crazed Monkey, And Fines For Flashing

  • Sixty-three percent of Americans have used a smart phone in the bathroom, according to a report from Solutions Research Group. We’re wondering how many of the emails and texts in our inbox were written on the john. [MSNBC]
  • The Pussycat Dolls have been fined $3,400 for flashing body parts during a concert in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last summer. “I believe the way the Pussycat Dolls behaved on stage amounted to gross indecency,” said Malaysia’s culture minister Rais Yatim. No, their songs amount to gross indecency. [Monsters and Critics]
  • In the Indian village of Cherukulapadu, a supposedly sex-crazed monkey is attacking women, and it reportedly caused one elderly women to die from shock after it jumped on her. [Telegraph, U.K.]
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