Mantenna – Michael Jackson's Thriller Jacket sells for $1.8 Million

June 27, 2011
Michael Jackson's “Thriller” jacket sells for $1.8 million, Charlie Sheen loses his last standing Goddess, and Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz secretly marry…don't switch the blade on the Mantenna in shades, oh no!

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The Michael Jackson jacket instantly made famous in the epic video for the 1982 smash "Thriller" has been sold at auction for $1.8 million. Holy. Crap. According to Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills, the badass black and red jacket was purchased Sunday by Austin, Texas’ own Milton Verret. For those of you wondering, there were actually two jackets used throughout the filming of the John Landis-directed classic. Verret surprisingly announced that the famed piece of pop history will indeed be heading out on tour to help raise money for numerous children's charities. A portion of the auction’s sales will also go to help the two tigers MJ once owned. [Metro]

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz Secretly Marry

After a whirlwind romance, actors Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz have married. The couple got hitched in a tiny, secret wedding over the weekend in New York State. Just four people attended the intimate ceremony. The guests included Craig’s 19-year-old daughter Ella and Weisz’s 5-year-old son Henry, whose father is director Darren Aronofsky. The other two guests were family friends who acted as witnesses. According to reports, “Daniel and Rachel insisted on having a small, quiet wedding. They are madly in love and couldn't wait to be husband and wife - but they wanted minimum fuss.” The couple has reportedly been friends for many years and became romantically involved sometime at the end of last year. The couple star as husband and wife in the horror film Dream House, which is due in theaters this fall. [Daily Mail]

Charlie Sheen Loses Last Standing Goddess

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Charlie Sheen is officially goddess-less. Natalie Kenly, the former sitcom star’s last remaining goddess girlfriend, has walked out on him. Kenly, along with porn star Bree Olson, was living with Sheen during the media brouhaha that followed his firing from Two and a Half Men. Sheen called them his goddesses and they accompanied the actor across the country on his nationwide media blitz and tour. According to TMZ Sheen is hardly heartbroken by the split. The gossip blog is reporting that “Charlie's penis celebrated the split by declaring war on the entire world, conquering three women from three different countries -- Mexico, Australia, and Colombia -- the very night Kenly walked out.” Snap! There must be something in that Tiger’s blood. Sheen has also demanded Kenly return the Mercedes he bought for her. [TMZ]

Green Lantern Sequel Might be a Reality

After cleaning up at the box office and receiving not-so-awesome reviews from viewers all around the Internets, writers have apparently already been hired for a sequel to the Ryan Reynolds blockbuster Green Lantern. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. still wants the franchise in their film family and are indeed pursuing a sequel. Even though Warner Bros. did admit some disappointment in the film’s eventual dip in box office cash, it looks like Hal Jordan will be once again firing up his fancy ring for another CG adventure. [FilmDrunk]