Ja Rule is sentenced to more prison time, Foxy Brown is reportedly offered a spot on the cover of Playboy, and Linda Hamilton comes to the aid of aU.S. Marine...the Mantenna would like to take you to the dance.
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Ja Rule Sentenced to More Prison Time for Tax Evasion
Troubled rapper Ja Rule is in more hot water with the authorities. The artist, currently serving two years on weapons charges, was slapped with a 28-monthsentence for tax evasion between the years 2003 and 2008. “I in no way attempted to deceive the government or do anything illegal,” he said minutes beforebeing sentenced, according to The Associated Press. Though he still owes the government over $1 million in back taxes and fines, there is a silver lining tothis cloud of incarceration: the sentence may be served concurrently with the time he's already doing. So it's looking like he'll just get another fourmonths of prison time added to his sentence.
Foxy Brown Reportedly Offered Playboy Cover
Curvaceous hip-hop artist Foxy Brown is the latest celebrity to be offered the cover of Playboy. Unconfirmed reports from MTV.com estimate theoffer to be worth $2 million or, for those of you with absolutely no math skills, $1 million per breast. It isn't clear whether or not the rapper will jointhe likes of Pam Anderson, Drew Barrymore, and Sharon Stone as the latest celeb to grace the cover, but we're keeping our fingers crossed.
Ferrari Picks Best Designs in Hybrid Ferrari Concept Contest
The words "hybrid" and "Ferrari" might sound like two words that complement each other less than "Pinto" and "driveable," but a new concept contest held byFerrari hopes to use the uniqueness of their designs to make just that. Designers Kim Cheon Ju, Ahn Dre, and Lee Sahngseok of the Hongik University in Seoul,Korea won the first place trophy with their model design of the new hybrid Ferrari concept, which they dubbed "Eternità" at the World Design Contest inMaranello, Italy. The car probably won't go past the model stage but let's hope it does. Something as sleek as that could turn heads so fast, the driverwould be held for assault for cracking people's spines.
Linda Hamilton Offers to Be Marine's Rebound Date
When Marine Sgt. Ray Lewis was turned down for a date to his military ball by sitcom darling Betty White, she apparently felt so bad that she asked anotherHollywood darling to take her place. So Terminator 2 babe Linda Hamilton took to YouTube to ask Lewis if he would invite her to the ball instead ina hilarious intro to her video that feature clips from Hamilton's movies that mirror Lewis' original invitation video to Mrs. White.