Well, this is certainly disgusting. A Keith Urban concert in Mansfield, Massachusetts last weekend took a rather dark turn (darker than a Keith Urban concert normally is, of course) last weekend when a 17-year-old girl was raped in front of an entire crowd of drunken country fans who not only didn’t step in to help, but also decided it’d be a great thing to record on their phones. Oh yeah, and this is the same concert where 20 people were hospitalized after getting too drunk.
The attack happened in front of a large crowd of other concertgoers on the lawn of the Xfinity Center, an outdoor amphitheater in Mansfield, Massachusetts, on Saturday night, a police statement said.
The rape ended when a woman in the crowd pushed the alleged attacker off the victim and he fled, police said.
Sean Murphy, 18, was arrested “a short time later” and charged with rape, police said.
“Officers conducting the investigation were assisted by patrons that had been concerned and took photos and video of the assault on their cellular phones,” the Mansfield Police statement said. “Those phones are being processed to recover the digital evidence of the assault.”
Murphy entered a not guilty plea in court and was released on $10,000 bond.
The country star and “American Idol” judge posted a video on YouTube after the show Saturday night commenting on what he saw on the lawn from the stage.
“Up on the lawn tonight, that was nutso. It was so cool,” he said.
Yeah, I’d say “nutso” about covers it, Keith. This is disgusting from all angles, and I hope the asshole who was charged spends some time behind bars for it. There’s not even an “I was drunk!” defense to this. I’ve been drunk plenty of times in my life, and I’ve never ever wanted to commit an act like that. What the hell is the world coming to?
August 1, 2014 at 6:30 am by Jennifer
If there’s one thing we know about Vin Diesel, it’s that he loves a bit of karaoke. He’s actually not a bad singer – albeit a hilarious one, since you’d never expect to see him singing half the shit he does. His latest foray into the music world is a cover of Sam Smith’s ‘Stay With Me’ that will seriously kick your Friday off right.
During an interview with UK radio station Capital FM, Vin was handed a laptop and given a backing track, and off he went. What a good sport… and perhaps someone who should avoid falsettos! HA.
August 1, 2014 at 5:30 am by Jennifer
Uhhhhh… I honestly don’t even know where to start with this bullshit that’s come out of Whoopi Goldberg‘s mouth. The context is that she was discussing the Ray Rice case. If you’re not familiar with what happened there, Ray Rice was suspended from the Baltimore Ravens for domestic violence against his wife. Rice claimed that his wife hit him first, ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith then said that women provoke men into violence and Whoopi then stepped up to agree with that statement on The View. Because clearly her brain has begun to atrophy.
“Don’t be surprised if you hit a man, he hits you back.”
“If you make the choice as a woman who is 4’3? and you decide to hit a guy who is 6 foot tall and you’re the last thing you want he wants to deal with that day and he hits you back, you cannot be surprised.”
“I know I’m going to catch a lot of hell, and I don’t care. But you have to teach women, do not live with this idea that men have this chivalry thing still with them, don’t assume that that is still in place.”
I understand what she’s saying in that some men don’t give a shit and will hit women back, and I’m also not saying that women should have a free pass to batter men. HOWEVER, that does not make domestic violence on a man’s part right. Chances are, if a woman slaps or hits her husband, he has the physical capability to overpower her and stop the attack. Why on earth would he need to attack back, and how in the hell is that an excuse (if it even happened at all)? And why on earth should you expect to be hit by your partner at all? If someone hit me, you’d better damn sure believe I’d be surprised by it, and then I’d call the police and then I’d pack my shit and leave, end of.
Then again, Whoopi Goldberg is known for her victim blaming bullshit, so I’m not at all surprised here.
July 31, 2014 at 1:30 pm by Jennifer
For some reason, Harper’s Bazaar seems to have an eternal hard on for Lady Gaga and I’m not quite sure why. Here she is in the September issue, which is some big portfolio for the magazine of 19 well-known women ,all shot by Caroline Roitfeld.
Shot by Sebastian Faena, with creative direction by Stephen Gan, the portfolio, which will appear in all 30 editions of Harper’s Bazaar, includes Lady Gaga, Penélope Cruz, Linda Evangelista, Lara Stone, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Mariacarla Boscono, Joan Smalls, Stephanie Seymour, Isabeli Fontana, Laetitia Casta, Carolyn Murphy, Monica Bellucci, Gigi Hadid, Brooke Shields, Eva Herzigova, Iman, Stacy Martin and Lauren Hutton.
“This is a portfolio I’ve been dreaming of wanting to do even over my 30 years in the business,” said Roitfeld, who noted that she began the project in March and finished in May. “You need a magazine that has big shoulders for such a project.”
September’s issue in particular, which she refers to as “Icons,” marks the first time Roitfeld’s shoot has been featured on the newsstand cover of Bazaar U.S. (Images from her past portfolios were featured on the U.S. flip covers in November 2013 and May 2014, however).
Well, that sounds lovely. She apparently used fishnets in some way in each photo to link the women and make the series more cohesive. And she did an okay job with Gaga – she actually looks vaguely human, though the Cara Delevingne-esque eyebrows are not really her, I don’t think.
July 31, 2014 at 11:30 am by Jennifer
Jessica Alba spends most of her personal and professional life in some state of undress, and good for her – she’s a beautiful woman and looks great. Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em, and all that. She does some movies here and there, as well, but if you asked most people what they think of when they think of Jessica Alba, I guarantee you her looks are going to be mentioned first, in some sense.
In a new interview with Maxim (via US Weekly), Jessica says that yeah, she might be hot, but she is more than just her appearance and she worked damn hard to become the woman she is today.
“If you put your whole identity behind this business, it’s brutal,” she told the mag. “It chews you up and spits you out; it spits out a lot of people.”
Alba reflected on how her journey in Hollywood was “so personal,” adding that she didn’t want to discuss it in detail. “But I definitely feel like I tackled something and came out the other side,” Cash Warren’s wife explained. “Everything that led up to all this was worth it. I’m really comfortable in my own skin, and I’m not apologizing for myself.”
Well, good for her? I wouldn’t apologize for being beautiful, either. Has anyone seriously ever asked her to, anyway? I don’t really get the context of that mini-rant (the entire interview hasn’t been published yet), but clearly she’s having some serious feelings about Hollywood.
I generally find Jessica Alba to be pretty innocuous. She doesn’t have much talent and you could take her or leave her from the business, but she’s not doing anyone any harm, so it’s whatever.
July 31, 2014 at 10:30 am by Jennifer
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