Mantenna - Tuesday, August 24
Jenna Jameson slams celebrity sex tapes, Wyclef Jean gets shut down, and Johnny Damon tells Boston to go Sox itself...it's not you, it's the Mantenna!
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Jenna Jameson Slams Celebrity Sex Tapes
Adult film star Jenna Jameson is not happy with the current celebrity sex tape trend. The now-retired performer took to Twitter to protest, saying, “Why do people do porno tapes, sell them, make boatloads of money, then LIE about being victimized. I know one girl who sold her tape herself.” Jenna subsequently added, "@SOFTBLUSHcom I know one of the girls that acts so prim and proper and sold her tape to get famous. The others I just speculate. I own up to my porn, I don't cry and say my boyfriend stole it." I wonder who she’s talking about ? Could it be Heidi Montag, who yesterday vehemently protested the possible release of sex tapes made with estranged husband Spencer Pratt, only to reportedly meet with adult entertainment company Vivid Entertainment to discuss their release? Or is Kim, Danielle, Mindy, or Kendra? Our guess? All of them. [Huffington Post]
Lindsay Lohan to be Released Today or Tomorrow
Lindsay Lohan is moments away from being a free woman. The actress has reportedly signed rehab discharge papers and is expected to leave court-ordered rehab sometime today or tomorrow at the latest. Lohan went into rehab August 2 and was expected to complete 90 days of inpatient care. The actress has a court hearing scheduled tomorrow to discuss an expedited release, but according to Radar Online her people have already ironed out an agreement for early release. This includes a plan to move Lohan out of the facility using a three-car decoy to shield her from the media. Lohan will have to continue outpatient care once she’s let out into the big bad world. She has also asked permission to relocate to New York. [RadarOnline]
Wyclef Jean Can't Appeal Haiti Ruling
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Haiti's electoral council has disqualified Wyclef Jean from running for the presidency of his home country, which apparently cannot be appealed. Even though Wyclef said he would appeal against the provisional electoral council's decision that rejected his candidacy for the November 28 election, council officials have stated that Jean did not meet residency requirements. "I respectfully accept the committee's final decision, and I urge my supporters to do the same," Jean said in a statement. [Reuters]
Cubs Finally Sensitive to Peanut Allergies, Still Insensitive to Fans Who Enjoy "Not Sucking"
Baseball's longest-suffering franchise has helped curb some pain by banishing peanuts in one mildly depressing section of ball park. "Cubs officials have announced that for Monday's 7:05 p.m. game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the centerfield Batter's Eye skybox will be a peanut-free zone reserved for those with allergies." Yes, for one game, in one section, certain people don't have to worry about dying. Because if there's one thing the Cubs care about (besides remaining a joke) it's occasionally helping their fans. [Chicago Breaking News]
Johnny Damon Tells Boston to Go Sox Itself
The Boston Red Sox claimed former team member Johnny Damon from the waiver wire earlier this week. Fans rejoiced. Players celebrated. A hero was coming home. The only thing required was for Damon to give the deal his seal of approval. What could possibly go wrong? "I love Detroit," Damon said before declining the offer to return home. (Oh yeah, that could go wrong.) Sadly, the Red Sox have no recourse and will be forced to return to the drawing board. If only they had some experience dealing with disappointment, that might make things easier. [ESPN]
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