Mantenna - Friday, September 3
Kat Von D declares that she's in love with Jesse James, 50 Cent gives T.I. some words of wisdom, and Floyd Mayweather uses racism to taunt an opponent he appears to be afraid to fight...the Mantenna is takin' it to the streets!
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Kat Von D Declares She in Love with Jesse James
Bad boy Jesse James and tattoo artist Kat Von D are officially a couple in love. The two stepped out together last night for the opening of Von D’s Wonderland gallery in West Hollywood. Von D gushed about her new man, saying, “Jesse is only my ninth boyfriend. I don't hang out with anybody unless I am in love.” When asked if the ex-Mr. Sandra Bullock was “the one,” Von D replied, “I believe he is, so yeah.” The two realized they had strong feelings for each other over a game of Scrabble after coming to the conclusion that they were two “nerdy” people looking for love. Congratulations, dorks! [People]
Chris Klein Completes Jail Sentence
Chris Klein has quietly served four days in a private jail after pleading guilty to his second drunk-driving arrest. The actor appeared in a Los Angeles court, took responsibility for his actions, and apologized. He told the court, “I apologize for my wrongdoing and I really appreciate that the court gave me the opportunity to prove how seriously I took all of this.” Klein also completed two months of rehab. He was also sentenced to four years probation, must complete an 18-month alcohol education class, and “install an ignition interlock device on his car that will prevent the engine from starting if alcohol is detected on his breath.” How refreshing to see a celebrity own up to their mistakes for once. [Pop Eater]
50 Cent Gives T.I. Some Words of Wisdom
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50 Cent has given T.I. a little advice following his drug possession arrest. 50 Cent has urged T.I.’s lady, Tameka Cottle, to take the rap for possession of drugs so T.I. can be a free man. On his Twitter page, Fiddy wrote, "Man TI and tiny done got picked up agin (sic) for methamphetamines and ecstacy (sic) dam man (sic). Tiny gotta take that charge. Say it was yours Baby." This arrest could easily put T.I. back in jail due to his recent probation and six month stint behind bars on gun charges. 50 Cent might be on to something here. [Twitter]
A Feel Good Story for People Who Refuse to Give Up
Max St. Pierre spent over a decade playing minor league baseball. At 30 years of age he never got a sniff at the show. Most experts told him to give up, quit, and be more reasonable about his expectations. St. Pierre, however, refused. This week it paid off. After nearly 1,000 games in the minor leagues, he got his first taste of the pros. The experienced rookie made his debut with the Detroit Tigers, proving that hard work and determination can truly pay off. [MSN]
Floyd Mayweather Uses Racism to Taunt Opponent He Appears to be Afraid to Fight
Floyd Mayweather has used interesting techniques to coax Manny Pacqiauo into the ring. His latest attempt - offensive racism - might just do the trick. "I'm on vacation for about a year, about a year," Mayweather said. "As soon as we come off vacation, we're going to cook that little yellow chump. We ain't worried about that. So they ain't gotta worry about me fighting the midget. Once I kick the midget ass, I don't want you all to jump on my d---. So you all better get on the bandwagon now. ... Once I stomp the midget, I'll make that mother f----- make me a sushi roll and cook me some rice." Um...wow. Seriously, wow. [ESPN]
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