Jamie Foxx Helped Rescue a Man from a Burning Truck
Jamie Foxx helped save a man from a burning pickup truck, after he wrecked in front of Jamie’s house outside L.A. Monday night. Jamie heard the crash and called 911, then ran outside. 32-year-old Brett Kyle had been speeding and lost control on the wet road, driving into a drainage ditch and rolling his pickup several times. The truck came to rest on the passenger side, and it was on fire. Another bystander had a pair of EMT scissors, which they used to break the window, cut the seat-belt, and pull Kyle out. Unfortunately, Kyle was drunk, so he was arrested and taken to the hospital for treatment. Kyle’s father paid a very emotional visit to Jamie, thanking him for saving his sons life. Get more here.
Kanye Is NOT Making a David Bowie Tribute Album
There’s a rumor going around that Kanye is going to do a David Bowie tribute album. Supposedly including straightforward cover versions with Kanye actually singing, and other tracks where he just raps over his music. People were outraged, and a petition to stop the album quickly acquired over 5,000 signatures. But it turns out, it was just a lie created by a British tabloid. Kanye says the album was never going to happen, although he loved Bowie, he never had any intention to work with his music. Get more here.
David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime. — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 11, 2016
Zac Efron Apologized for His MLK Day Tweet
Zac Efron celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with this self-centered Tweet: Quote, “I’m grateful for a couple things today: Martin Luther King Jr., and 10 million followers on [Instagram].” It’s unclear if he was trying to be funny, or if he thought MLK Day was a free for all like Thanksgiving or something, but some people were offended, so he deleted it, and posted an apology.Get more here.
I have nothing but the greatest admiration & respect for MLK. My last post was insensitive & I apologize to anyone who I offended. So sorry.
— Zac Efron (@ZacEfron) January 19, 2016
The Voice of Squidward from “SpongeBob” Was Arrested for DUI
“SpongeBob SquarePants” voice actor Rodger Bumpass was arrested for drunk driving on Friday in L.A. Rodger is 64, and he’s the voice of Squidward. He spent six hours in jail, then was released after posting $15,000 bail. And he was hammered. When the cops arrived, they found Rodger leaning up against his car, which was parked in the middle of the street. He tried to walk, but almost fell over. He failed a sobriety test, and his blood alcohol level was more than double the legal limit. Rodger went on Facebook last night and posted:
The Man Who Sent Inappropriate Packages To Kids on “Dance Moms” Sentenced
A man named Phoenix Sundown is obsessed with Dance Moms, and even has a tattoo of the coach, Abby Lee Miller, tattooed on his neck. He claims he communicates with the underage girls in code via social media. Last year he sent dozens of packages to the girls, a least one of which included pornographic material. Police intercepted his latest packages and the bomb squad was called in to safely detonate the packages. Which turned out to contain an Elvis blanket, a coffee maker, a scrapbook and handwritten letters. Phoenix has been charged with 4 counts of distributing harmful matter to a minor, and sentenced to 3 years in prison. Get more here.