Day: September 9, 2008

TIMBALAND TO BE AWARDED BY TRINITY COLLEGE IN DUBLIN

Multi-platinum producer Timbaland has been chosen to receive the highest award bestowed by Ireland’s prestigious Trinity College Dublin. This October, the Grammy Award winner will be inducted into the school’s Philosophical Society as an Honorary Patron. Each year, the society chooses an elite group of individuals to carry on its time honored traditions, established more than three hundred years ago in 1684. Those selected, usually politicians and scholars, are then invited to share their knowledge and expertise with Trinity College students. “Timbaland []

MICHAEL JACKSON’S DUTTY UNDERPANTS FOR SALE

Michael Jackson’s notorious tighty whities are up for grabs. A pair of size-28 Calvin Klein white briefs once belonging to Wacko Jacko will be auctioned on eBay tomorrow, with a reserve price of $1 million. The unwashed underpants have a sensational past. They were part of the evidence confiscated in 2003 by then-Santa Barbara DA Tom Sneddon, who wanted a DNA sample for his unsuccessful child-molestation case against the washed-up King of Pop. The briefs are part of a stash of Jacko []

MOTHER RECEIVES LIFE SENTENCE FOR MICROWAVING BABY TO DEATH

Mother China Arnold A mother who killed her month-old baby daughter by burning her in a microwave was sentenced to life in prison today. China Arnold’s actions were a “heinous atrocity” which was “shocking and utterly abhorrent for a civilised society”, Ohio Common Pleas judge Mary Wiseman said. Arnold, 28, intentionally put her baby Paris Talley in the microwave and cooked her to death after a row with her boyfriend in 2005 over whether he was the biological father, the court in []