Foolishness

UK NEWS: POLICE INVESTIGATE TWITTER “CHOC ICE” COMMENT AIMED AT ASHLEY COLE

Several days ago a Twitter user tweeted footballer Rio Ferdinand (brother of Anton) and called fellow player Ashley Cole a “choc ice” and a “sell out”. Why? Cole appeared in court last week and defended his “good friend” and Chelsea team-mate John Terry during his racism trial. Terry had been accused of calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand a “f**king black c*nt” during a match in October 2011. He admitted to shouting the words but was cleared of racially abusing Ferdinand. (Click HERE to read all about it). Since []

UK NEWS: ITV NEWS APOLOGISES AFTER REPORTER CALLS BLACK FOOTBALLERS “COLOURED”

I laughed out loud on the train when I read this story this morning.  How did ITV News manage to get this oh so wrong??? What a mess. Via The Telegraph ITV News has apologised after it used the word “coloured” in a report on racism in football. The offensive term was used during a report by ITV News reporter Richard Pallot on the racism in football summit at Downing Street on Wednesday. ITV News apologised shortly after the broadcast on its []

UMA (URBAN MUSIC AWARDS) THREATENS MAD NEWS WITH LEGAL ACTION

So today I am sitting on the train minding my own business when I spot the red light on my Blackberry flashing.  A new email had arrived. The badly written email was from a gentleman claiming to be legal counsel for the Urban Music Awards, threatening legal action over a long forgotten news piece that I posted back in July 2009. Read the email below. I will spare the gentleman the embarrassment by opting to not include his name and company details (which []

SHOCK AFTER WILLOW SMITH POSTS PICTURE OF HERSELF TWIRLING AROUND A STRIPPER POLE IN LAS VEGAS

There was shock and outrage yesterday after 11 year old Willow Smith (daughter of Will and Jada) posted a picture of herself on her official Twitter account, twirling around a stripper pole in Las Vegas. According to IBT the picture was posted with the caption, ‘Vegas Chick’, and Smith was wearing leggings, red Ugg boots and a white jumper while whipping her hair back and forth, naturally, grasping onto the pole. Willow’s Twitter account is apparently overseen and managed by Roc Nation and Overbrook Entertainment. The []

UK NEWS: N-DUBZ STAR TULISA CONTOSTAVLOS VOTED ‘WOMAN OF THE YEAR’

Celebrity gossip magazine NOW has voted N-Dubz star and X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos ‘Woman Of The Year”. Showbiz correspondent and professional brown noser Dan Wootton presented her with the award. What exactly has she done to deserve this accolade? Did they give this award to Tulisa because she keeps making her X-Factor winning group Little Mix “goat curry” and  “peas and rice”? This is just comical. NOW Magazine is a joke.

VIDEO: T.I CONFRONTS/RESPONDS TO HOT 97 DJ’S WHO CRITICISED HIS DECISION TO VISIT NIGHT CLUBS AFTER BEING RELEASED FROM PRISON

Rapper T.I paid HOT 97 radio personalities Pete Rosenberg and Cipha Sounds a visit yesterday and discussed his decision to visit various night clubs in Atlanta (during BET Hip Hop Award weekend) after just being released from prison. (During one of those visits it all kicked off between P Diddy and a club patron over his choice of alcoholic beverage) – Click here to read/view footage if you missed it) Pete and Cipha publicly criticised the star but in this face to face interview seem desperate not to offend  their guest and Pete constantly tells T.I that []

QUOTES OF THE DAY: JESSIE J

It’s put everything in perspective. I have a different respect now for people who don’t have legs. [Thanks Blockett] Singer Jessie J tells Q Magazine that after breaking her ankle during a performance and having to hobble around wearing a cast, that she now understands the struggles people face who have no legs. She then goes on to question her role with her fans. People think you go to a special hospital, get special casts and treatment. It’s a lie – I’m the []

PR FAIL OF THE DAY: SOLDIER ‘PANICS ABOUT MISSING CHERYL COLE’S PHONE CALL’

Via Digital Spy The soldier whose number was taken by Cheryl Cole has reportedly been identified as Royal Marine Andy ‘Bagsy’ Baker. The Girls Aloud star visited Afghanistan as part of a moral-boosting trip for The Pride of Britain Awards. Speaking after her visit, Cole revealed that she had returned “with a phone number from one lad”. “I think I am going to call him this week and we’ll see what happens,” Cole said earlier this week. “I’m sure he’s not expecting []