Mantenna – Jackie Cooper Passes Away

May 4, 2011
Jackie Cooper passes away, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon unveil their wild twin baby names, and the White House changes its mind about the Bin Laden photos…the Mantenna is faster than a speeding bullet!

Jackie Cooper Passes Away

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Actor Jackie Cooper, Superman’s Daily Planet newspaper editor Perry White, has passed away suddenly at the age of 88. Cooper died late yesterday at a Beverly Hills hospital after a serious bout with a sudden illness. Cooper, who famously starred in the Our Gang shorts as a child, was nominated for an Oscar at age nine, becoming the youngest screen star ever nominated for a leading actor Academy Award. RIP Jackie Cooper, a stand-up cat all the way. [TMZ]

White House Will Not Release Bin Laden Photos

Contrary to some rumors floating around yesterday, it’s now being reported that the White House will not be releasing images of Bin Laden taken after his death, at least officially. According to an unnamed senior official, it’s entirely possible that the photographs would be leaked, presumably to quiet conspiracy theorists doubtful of the administration’s claims. [CNN]

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Unveil Wild Twin Baby Names

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After giving birth to newborn twins over the weekend, Mariah Carey and hubby Nick Cannon have officially revealed the interesting names of new their little bundles of joy. In a message to fans and friends alike on her website, Mariah announced that their son's name is Moroccan Scott Cannon and their daughter is Monroe Cannon. Someone is a little too obsessed with Marilyn Monroe, if you ask me. [CNN]

Ohio Police Tase and Arrest Man Running Naked in Marathon

35-year-old Brett Henderson of St. Paris, Ohio is facing a public indecency charge after being hit with a stun gun by police for attempting to run a marathon in the nude. According to Henderson’s mother, he was unable to keep the borrowed pair of shorts he was wearing during the race on his person, but wanted to complete the race anyway. No official word on whether or not Henderson will be wearing pants to his court appearance, but all signs point to “yes.” []