Rapper Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known as The Game, or simply Game was arrested on June 8, 2015 in connection with a violent altercation he had with an off-duty Los Angeles Police officer earlier this year. Of course we can't help but say we hope Taylor realizes life isn't a game!
Minh D. Nguyen, Co-Founder of Plaxo and tech guru who has been involved in many other startups was arrested in January of 2015 and charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony after allegedly shooting his ex-wife's new husband. Is there an app for that?
Mendeecees Harris, star of the VH1 reality TV series Love & Hip-Hop: New York has plead guilty to drug trafficking. Although a guilty plea often comes with a bit of leniency, Harris is still facing between 8-10 (or 20, or even 40 according to other reports) years in prison and/or a fine as high as $5 million. Yikes... no love there!
A Singapore clothing company apologized this week for a Black Friday advertisement that promoted rape! The SuperGurl ad showed a young girl, eyes closed, with the offending caption “Rape Us Now" highlighted in pink. Move over Bloomingdales for most offensive ad this year!
Michael Jackson, the legend: singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. His reputation spanned four decades, and his talents have inspired people on a global level, earning him the honor of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame not once, but twice. So where did it all go wrong for him? How did such a global personality arrive at such a tragic end?
UPDATE: Former Congressman, Michael Grimm, has been sentenced to 8 months in jail for tax fraud. And well, life definitely couldn't be more "Grim" for this guy. He did his best to plead for the mercy of the court but the judge didn't buy it saying to Grimm, "Your moral compass needs some reorientation." And that our friends, is what Rikers is for, or at least whichever country club prison he'll be going to. Original story follows...
Tyrann Mathieu, the former LSU football player who was kicked off the team for allegedly violating the so called school's so called "substance abuse policy"- has.... Wait for it... Checked, himself, into.... Rehab.
On May 15, 2015, Matthew Apperson, the man who shot George Zimmerman, turned himself in to the custody of Lake Mary, Florida Police. This after being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and firing into a moving car. Half of the world was happy to hear of the news that Zimmerman had been shot, hoping Apperson was a neighborhood watchman putting Zimmerman "in his place". The other half, well, didn't care because the news came out of Florida and who gives a shit about Florida.