Mantenna - Tuesday, July 20

July 20, 2010

Jennifer Aniston has a crazy stalker, Ice-T gets arrested in New York City, and USC is giving away Heisman Trophies like they're going out of style...come to me, son of Jor-El. Kneel before the Mantenna!

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Jennifer Aniston Has a Crazy Stalker

Jennifer Aniston has taken out a retraining order against a mentally ill man who was recently arrested for stalking her. According to TMZ Jason Peyton was arrested July 15 "laying-in-wait in a location he believes she frequents with a sharp object, a bag, a roll of duct tape and written messages about [Aniston]." Peyton has a history of being infatuated with Aniston and left his home in Pennsylvania in search of the actress in Los Angeles. TMZ says Peyton is an “obsessed, mentally ill, and delusional stalker -- with a history of violence and criminal stalking.” He spent eight days looking for Aniston in LA and even carved a message on his car saying “I LOVE YOU JENNIFER ANISTON.” [TMZ]

Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston Working on Reality TV Show

Now that Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston are back together they want to cash in on their impending wedding with a reality television show. The couple, who reunited some three months ago, is reportedly shopping around a proposal for a reality show about their relationship. While the couple has some options in the pipeline, they are holding out for a full season deal. According to insiders, “They want a commitment for an entire series, but right now, there’s only been interest in testing this out as a pilot.” [People]

The Great Male Survey of 2010

Keen on understanding what makes guys tick, the curious folks over at recently completed a three-month survey designed the detail the inner workings of dudedom. Touching on subjects such as lifestyle, sex, career, and pretty much everything under the sun, the results are sometimes predictable and sometimes kind of surprising. Take a look and see what you think. []

Ice-T Arrested in New York

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New York City police have arrested rapper/actor Ice-T on suspicion of driving with a suspended license. Police say Ice-T was driving near West 40th Street and 11th Avenue earlier today when officers stopped him for not wearing a seat belt. They said they ran a check and discovered his license was suspended. The NYPD said he was given a ticket and then released. [TMZ]

USC is Giving Away Heisman Trophies Like They're Going Out of Style

First, USC running back OJ Simpson was forced to return his Heisman Trophy in order to "help repay his victims." Now, USC is giving back Reggie Bush's Heisman Trophy to help rid the school of his memory. According to an ESPN article, the school's new athletic director, Pat Haden, "The Trojan Family honors and respects the USC sporting careers of those persons whose actions did not compromise their athletic program or the opportunities of future USC student-athletes." So basically, USC will only support players who didn't get caught taking bribes. [ESPN]

Really Hot Softball Pitcher, Now Just Really Hot Woman

USA softball phenom Jennie Finch is hanging up her glove and leaving the professional world of softball to enjoy a life of leisure retirement (which for most people involves playing softball). Perhaps the greatest women's softball pitcher of all time, and definitely the most attractive, Finch leaves the game on top with a slew of collegiate records, an Olympic gold medal, and various Sports Illustrated photo shoots that set the women's movement back 22 years. [Sport Illustrated]

Check out previous installments of Mantenna:

Monday, July 19

Friday, July 16

Thursday, July 15

Wednesday, July 14

Tuesday, July 13

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