Mantenna - Thursday, October 28

October 28, 2010

Mariah Carey is definitely pregnant, a New York steakhouse creates $100,000 version of Lady Gaga’s meat dress, and Carmelo Anthony is whining about a trade again...the Mantenna is tougher than leather!

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Mariah Carey is Definitely Pregnant

Mariah Carey has confirmed the worst kept secret in Hollywood. Yup, she’s officially expecting a child. Carey confirmed she is pregnant in an interview that aired on The Today Show. She said, “Yes, we are pregnant. This is true. It's been a long journey. It's been tough because I've been trying to hold on to a shred of privacy.” The 41-year-old also revealed that she suffered a miscarriage two years ago, shortly after marrying Nick Cannon. She said, “It kind of shook us both and took us into a place that was really dark and difficult. When that happened ... I wasn't able to even talk to anybody about it. That was not easy.” Cannon says that during those dark days Carey would cry herself to sleep and that the experience brought the two even closer together. [NY Daily News]

World's Worst Mom Implicated in FarmVille-related Death

A Florida woman has pleaded guilty to murdering her 3-month-old baby boy after he interrupted her game of FarmVille. Alexandra Tobias, age 22, was playing the highly popular and addictive online game when her young son Dylan Lee Edmondson wouldn’t stop crying. According to the Florida Times, Tobias “confessed to shaking the baby, smoking a cigarette to calm down, and then shaking the baby again.” Authorities believe the baby may have hit his head during the incident. Tobias called paramedics after she noticed her son had stopped breathing. She initially told police that her son had hit his head after a dog knocked him off the couch. Tobias will be sentenced in December and could face up to 25 years in jail. [Jacksonville]

Steakhouse Creates $100,000 Version of Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress

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A New York steakhouse has put together an authentic meat dress just like the one Lady Gaga rocked at the 2010 VMAs. Selling for $100,000, Old Homestead Steakhouse has created a genuine meat dress made of porterhouse steak and pork rib-eye. Marc Sherry, the owner of Old Homestead, told the New York Daily News that he wanted outdo what Gaga did MTV Video Music Awards. "I wanted it to be a cut above," said Sherry. "Wear it for an hour, have fun with it...Then you might have enough meat for six months for your freezer. So that the $100,000 is not that expensive." This is so stupid. Just eat the damn thing instead of wearing it! [NY Daily News]

Man Quits High-paying Job to Watch Baseball Game, Shows Excellent Long-Term Decision Making

A Southern California man was faced with a difficult choice. Keep his lucrative job with a law firm or attend the first-ever World Series game of his favorite team. Obviously, he made the smart decision. ""It's the Rangers. I've loved the Rangers for so long. They haven't been to the playoffs since '99. They've gone through so much since then. I really couldn't miss this," Boris Briskin told Yahoo! Sports. True to their word, his former employers let him go, but the man is confident he can regain employment during the single worst recession in 20 years. [Yahoo!]

It's Been a Few Weeks since Carmelo Anthony Whined About a Trade

Last month, NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony insinuated that he wanted the Denver Nuggets to trade him. Today, he opened talks back up. "If I do nothing now, I'm never going to do anything. I feel like my time is now to make a decision if I want to leave or if I want to stay." Nuggets fans… can you feel the excitement. [ESPN]


Check out previous installments of Mantenna:

Wednesday, October 27

Tuesday, October 26

Monday, October 25

Friday, October 22

Thursday, October 21

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