There were initial sustains that Verne Troyer’s tragic death at 49 was linked to alcohol, as he has struggled with alcohol abuse in the past and was recently admitted to the hospital with alcohol poisoning. Now new details reveal that alcohol probably did play a role in the beloved actor’s untimely death.
James Shaw Jr. is dealing with a sudden rash of media attention after he successfully disarmed the Nashville Waffle House shooter with humility.
Olympic gold-medal gymnast McKayla Maroney sat down for a heartbreaking interview with Savannah Guthrie that will air Sunday night on Dateline. In the interview, Maroney reveals that she was molested by US Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar “hundreds of times.” Although Maroney won a gold medal, the trauma she went through makes her question whether her Olympic career was “worth it.”
Two Canadian women in their twenties, who documented their lavish 68-day world cruise on Instagram only to later be caught smuggling more than $23 million worth of cocaine, have been sentenced in Australia and may not be getting out until long after Instagram is no longer cool.
This relatable illustration is floating around Twitter as the world’s first meme. It was published almost a hundred years ago in Judge, a satire magazine that ran from 1881 to 1947.
A 23-year-old substitute teacher was arrested last week for initiating a “fight club” in a Montville, Connecticut math classroom. There is cellphone video footage of Ryan Fish egging students to slap each other. His motive? He just wanted to be liked.
Donnie Waters is a Soundcloud rapper who scored a viral social media hit a few days ago, but it wasn’t for his music. Instead, his riveting footage and commentary of a squirrel stealing multiple protein bars from an outdoor cafe on Twitter.
THE BLEMISH – Cardi B disclosed her potentially lethal back room butt implants in her quickly legendary GQ interview, and she also spoke openly about joining the Bloods when she was a teenager. Guess which one of those two things has been more dangerous for her
DLISTED – Carrie Underwood will officially reveal her post-accident face by performing at the ACM Awards this Sunday. (Also, ICYMI Adrienne from Below Deck actually got a photo with Carrie and put it up on Twitter the other day. She looks great!)
REALITY TEA – Ashley Darby is calling out Karen Huger for her arrogance and general unpleasantness, but Karen is also pretty much carrying RHOP Season 3, so…*shrug*
VOX – The biggest and most predictable takeaway from Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional testimony yesterday is that nobody in Congress seems to really understand anything about what Facebook is or how it works. FWIW, the average age of a member of the 115th Congress is 59
CELEBITCHY – Brad Pitt and his MIT professor architect lady friend Neri Oxman either met casually six months ago or fell madly in love and started a relationship six months ago, depending on which tabloid you’re reading and how much you want to think about Brad Pitt’s sexy times
LAINEY GOSSIP – Chris Pine and Annabelle Wallis are almost certainly dating for real now; here’s a photo gallery of the two of them looking super happy together at a Malibu dinner party
UPROXX – According to Jane Krakowski, there has “definitely been talk and conversations” about a 30 Rock reboot, which the cast apparently agrees was “probably the best experience [they’re] ever going to have”
JEZEBEL – The creators of Westworld promised their fan community to spoil the entirety of Season 2 if they got 1,000 upvotes on Reddit, then promptly Rickrolled them with a 25-minute video that also (and mostly) contains footage of a dog sitting at a piano. Hats off