Dirt Alert: Thursday, 7/2/15

Mariah Carey Takes A Tumble

Mariah Carey embarrassed herself in front of her new billionaire boyfriend when she fell down a flight of stairs on the way to his yacht in Spain.

Her boyfriend, Jason Packer, ran to her aid and Mariah will be fine. Witnesses say she’s lucky she didn’t break anything.


Did Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Break Up Over His Drinking and Gambling?

The speculation over what broke up BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER GARNER is all over the Internet. There seem to be two schools of thought . . .

One is that she got tired of his drinking and gambling. Ben is a pretty hardcore blackjack player. Last year the Hard Rock Casino in Vegas BANNED him because he’s too good.

But other sources say Ben’s career boom over the past few years came between them. Apparently, while Ben did everything he could to be a good father, work kept him from being “present” as a husband.

Despite the split, Ben will still be there for the kids. He’s going to live in a separate house on the property . . . at least for now. Also, he and Jennifer are splitting everything amicably.


Macy’s Fired Trump, and More People Are Bailing on Miss USA

The mass exodus from the Miss USA pageant continues, because of what DONALD TRUMP said about Mexicans . . .

Flo Rida was scheduled to perform during the pageant but has canceled, as did singer Natalie La Rose and “Voice” winner Craig Wayne Boyd.

Emmitt Smith is backing out as a judge . . . and another judge, Jonathan Scott from HGTV’s “Property Brothers” is also bailing.

Meanwhile, Trump . . . the self-proclaimed “greatest jobs president that God has ever created”, continues to lose his OWN jobs. Macy’s is the latest company to fire him. They dropped his menswear line, saying they have, quote, “no tolerance for discrimination.”

Freak Files: Thursday, 7/2/15

Dolphin Jumps On Boat & Breaks Both Woman’s Ankles

Chrissie Frickman was boating with her husband and two children in Southern California when a pod of dolphins swam alongside them.

They thought it was pretty cool to have the dolphins swimming alongside them … until one of the dolphins jumped into the boat, knocking Chrissie over and landing on her legs … breaking both of her ankles.

As they rushed back to the harbor, they splashed water on the 350-pound dolphin to keep it alive as it thrashed around in the boat.

Once they got to the dock, officials helped them get the dolphin back in the water. It’ll be fine, but Chrissie is still recovering from her two broken ankles and is expected to make a full recovery.


A Guy Goes Grocery Shopping with His Pet Snake

Would you go grocery shopping with your pet? A small dog, yeah, maybe. Your cat, eh! But your pet python? Not OK to take it shopping with you.

A customer at a grocery store in Beckenham, England, was asked to leave because he was shopping with his pet python draped around his neck.

Fellow shopper RACHEL DAVIES said, “It was around his neck. He went inside and he was holding the head of the snake. He didn’t seem the least bit concerned. But one lady with her baby was really concerned.”

Royal Pythons are not venomous but can grow to more than six feet in length. They are considered docile and are a popular choice for people wanting a snake as a pet. The RSPCA says it’s never a good idea to take your pet snake out for a stroll because it can cause “distress and health problems.”


Is That A Grenade In A Suitcase?

Not sure who thought THIS was a good idea.

An x-ray of a woman’s suitcase at the Hamilton County courthouse in Cincinnati showed what looked like a grenade. Sheriff’s official JIM KNAPP said that something “didn’t look right” in the screening so a bomb-sniffing dog was brought in and because of his response, they evacuated the entire courthouse.

Upon further inspection, the sheriff deputies found that it wasn’t a grenade. It looked like a grenade alright, but it was a perfume bottle shaped like a World War II grenade. No charges are expected.

Wet Nose Wednesday: Sam

Every Wednesday at 8:40, Guardian Angel Pet Rescue joins the Mike and Mandy show to showcase a special animal that needs a good home.

This week’s featured pet is Sam!


Sam, short for Samuel is a two pound, ten week old kitten. His feral mom had two kittens on a good Samaritans back porch. Sam is unique with his grey and tan tiger stripped coat. He has been around dogs and is extremely sweet and loving to everyone. Sam and his sister Savannah are both ready to adopt.

If you would like to adopt this week’s dog…please click here to fill out an electronic adoption form.

For more information on Guardian Angel Pet Rescue, please visit their website by clicking here

We couldn’t do Wet Nose Wednesday without the generous support of our sponsor, Dixie Memorial Pet Cemetery.

Freak Files: Wednesday, 7/1/15

A Guy Tore His Knee Doing the “Dirty Dancing” Lift at His Wedding, and Almost Died

One of the most famous movie scenes ever is the end of “Dirty Dancing”. You know . . . when Jennifer Grey jumps up, Patrick Swayze lifts her above his head, and spins her around.

Well, 36-year-old Mike Snell of Hampshire, England got married last summer. And right after he and his new wife Cerise had their first dance, the DJ put on “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life”.

Out of nowhere, one of Mike’s coworkers ran at him and tried to jump up to recreate the lift. But when he caught her, his knee SNAPPED. He went to the hospital, needed surgery, and had to cancel his honeymoon in Jamaica.

Then he got an infection in the hospital that almost KILLED him. Fortunately, he managed to beat it and fully recovered from his knee surgery. He says, quote, “If I never hear ‘Time of My Life’ again I’ll be a happy man.”

Click here to see some pictures of Mike.


A Guy in a Wheelchair Robs a Bank and Rolls Away

Hopefully a handicapped person won’t take this as an inspiring message, but I guess you can do anything if you put your mind to it.

A guy in a wheelchair went into a bank in Queens, New York on Monday afternoon, and somehow managed to ROB the place.

He handed the teller a note demanding cash, so she gave him $1,200. Then he rolled right on out of there. And believe it or not . . . he managed to GET AWAY.

The cops say he’s in his late 20s, and have a surveillance shot of half of his face . . . but for now, he’s still in the wind.

Click here to see a few surveillance photos.


The Supercomputer from “Jeopardy” Is Training to Be a Cancer Doctor

Remember “Watson”, the supercomputer that was on “Jeopardy” back in 2011? He played against Ken Jennings and a guy named Brad Rutter, and destroyed them.

“The Washington Post” just did an article about how the same technology is being used for things like curing cancer.

IBM is teaming up with 14 cancer centers this year, to have computers like Watson help figure out treatments for different types of cancer.

The idea is that eventually doctors all over the country will have access to the technology. So instead of sending you to a specialist, they’ll just see what Watson has to say first. And his advice could eventually be better than a specialist’s anyway.

Some doctors are worried it means computers might eventually REPLACE them. But they also agree that the quality of care you get at hospitals could be drastically improved by Watson!


Dirt Alert: Wednesday, 7/1/15

A Down and Dirty Quickie!!

KANYE WEST supposedly doesn’t want KIM KARDASHIAN to pose naked while pregnant, because it’s played out.


Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are Getting Divorced (The Big ‘D’)

Sometimes the tabloids get it right: BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER GARNER announced yesterday that they’re getting divorced.

They said, quote, “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce.

They just celebrated their 10th anniversary on Monday, and they have three kids: A 9-year-old daughter named Violet, a 6-year-old daughter named Seraphina, and a 3-year-old son named Samuel. A source tells E! Online they’ve been in therapy for two years, and in a trial separation for about a year.

It’s been rag-mag gossip since the 2013 Oscars, when Ben characterized their marriage as “work” . . . which he actually meant as a COMPLIMENT to Jennifer.


Minka Kelly and Sean Penn!!!??

After being dumped by CHARLIZE THERON a few weeks ago, SEAN PENN is drowning his sorrows in . . . an even YOUNGER woman!!!

Sean was spotted last week at an expensive restaurant in Napa, California with 35-year-old MINKA KELLY. You may know Minka Kelly for her roles in “Friday Night Lights”, “Parenthood”, and “Charlies Angels”.

Charlize was 39 . . . and Sean is 54. A source says Sean and Minka met recently at a benefit he threw for his Haiti relief charity.

(Check out some pictures here.)


How Does Nick Cannon Feel About Mariah Carey’s New Relationship with a Billionaire?

E! News is reporting that Nick Cannon is actually happy for his ex-wife Mariah Carey and her new romance. (Translation: He’s ecstatic that she’s somebody else’s problem.)

A source told “E!” that Nick is doing really well with his own personal life and he just wants Mariah to be happy. He feels as long as his kids are in good hands, he will support any decision Mariah makes.

Dirt Alert: Tuesday, 6/30/15

It’s The Thought That Counts!!!

LADY GAGA tried to celebrate the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling by posting a picture of herself on a balcony in Chicago, overlooking a gay pride parade.

Unfortunately, the gathering below was actually a Mexican music festival. The gay pride event was happening somewhere else in the city.

It’s the thought that counts.


Who Are the Year’s Top-Earning Entertainers

Forbes.com has released the annual list of the top-earning celebrities. This year, it’s topped by two athletes. Can you guess who they are?

Obviously, we’re talking about FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. and MANNY PACQUIAO. Floyd earned $300 million for staying out of reach of Manny’s punches all night . . . and Manny earned $160 million trying to chase him down.

Here’s the Top 10 . . .

1.  Floyd Mayweather, $300 million, 2. Manny Pacquiao, $160 million, 3. Katy Perry, $135 million, 4. One Direction, $130 million, 5. Howard Stern, $95 million, 6. Garth Brooks, $90 million, 7.  Author James Patterson, $89 million, 8. Robert Downey Jr., $80 million, 9. Taylor Swift, $80 million, 10. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, $79.5 million


NBC Fired Donald Trump Over His Comments About Mexicans

NBC has cut all ties with Donald Trump after his controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants.

They’re ditching both the Miss USA pageant and “Celebrity Apprentice”. Trump didn’t back down though. In addition to standing by his comments, he called NBC “weak” and threatened them with a lawsuit.

You gotta love this quote, “They will stand behind lying Brian Williams, but won’t stand behind people that tell it like it is, as unpleasant as that may be.”

Also, Trump’s friendship with Geraldo Rivera may be in jeopardy, unless he apologizes.

Freak Files: Tuesday, 6/30/15

A Flight Was Diverted Because of a Storm and a Woman Got Struck by Lightning Getting Off the Plane

There was a really bad storm in North Carolina over the weekend, so an American Airlines flight from Hartford, Connecticut to Charlotte, North Carolina was diverted to South Carolina.

It turned out to be a good call on the part of American Airlines to ground the plane, but the weather still had EVIL PLANS for them.

The people on board had to walk from the plane to the airport terminal once it landed, and as they did, one woman was STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

She was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.


A Guy Crushed Another Guy’s Car For Going After the Same Girl, Then Posted the Photos on Facebook

Over the weekend, a 29-year-old guy in the Northern Territory of Australia got annoyed that he and another guy both like the same girl.

So he decided to show that HE was the alpha male she was looking for. He has a four-by-four truck, and he literally drove it OVER the other guy’s little Honda, and crushed the windshield. He even parked it on the other guy’s hood . . . stood in the bed of his truck giving the heavy metal salute . . . and had someone take a picture of him.

And then, in the great tradition of so many stupid criminals these days . . . he posted the photo on Facebook. The cops saw it and he was arrested for property damage.

Stupid Criminals!!!

There’s no word on whether it made the girl choose him or not.

Click here to see the picture of him crushing the car.


A 18-Year-Old Finds Her Mom’s Marijuana and Flushes It Down the Toilet–So Her Mom Attacks Her

When you were a teenager, if your mom had found your secret weed stash, she would’ve flushed it down the toilet. But what if the roles were flipped?

18-year-old Ashley Mullane of Vero Beach, Florida found her 46-year-old mother Kyle’s bag of weed on Sunday night, just sitting on the kitchen counter. So Ashley did the mature, responsible thing . . . and started flushing it.

Except Kyle walked in while she was doing it, started SCREAMING at her daughter for flushing her weed. The cops came, but Kyle said she was fine with losing her marijuana, saying to the police, quote, “it was no big deal because she would just go out and get more.”

Stupid Criminals!!!

So she was arrested.

Freak Files: Monday, 6/29/15

The World’s Ugliest Dog!

This year’s winner of the “World’s Ugliest Dog Competition” is a 10-year old mixed breed dog named Quasi Modo.  Poor Quasi Modo was born with several birth defects, making her completely hunchbacked.  Her owners love her anyway….and they got a $1,500 prize for the win!  Click here to see pictures of Quasi Modo and some of the dogs she beat.


Python Eats a 30-pound Porcupine

A  12-foot African Rock Python in South Africa died this week after it swallowed a 30-pound porcupine and apparently all the sharp quills punctured its digestive tract.  Check out the photos by clicking here.

Dirt Alert: Friday, 6/26/15

Bristol Palin is Pregnant Again

Abstinence-only crusader BRISTOL PALIN announced yesterday that she’s pregnant with her second out-of-wedlock child.

And yeah, she knows how this looks . . . quote, “I know this has been, and will be, a huge disappointment to my family, to my close friends, and to many of you.” She went on to say, quote, “I do not want any lectures and I do not want any sympathy.”

She didn’t name the father, but Bristol was engaged, and due to be married in May. But she bailed one week before the wedding. If the father of this baby ISN’T the guy she was supposed to marry, that’s gonna look REALLY bad.


Univision Dumped the Miss USA Pageant Because of Donald Trump’s Anti-Mexico Comments

Univision is dumping the Miss USA pageant, which is owned by DONALD TRUMP, because of his anti-Mexico comments in his campaign kick-off speech.

In addition to saying he’d build a wall at the border and force Mexico to pay for it, Trump also said, quote, “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best, they’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.”

Trump is threatening to sue them for “hundreds of millions of dollars” for breach of contract. Trump added, quote, “I love the people of Mexico, but my loyalty is to the United States. Running for president is far more important to me, frankly, than the pageant.”


Was Taylor Swift’s Stand Against Apple a Publicity Stunt?

When Apple said it wasn’t going to pay artists during the three-month free trial of its new streaming service, TAYLOR SWIFT went all “Braveheart” on them, and they immediately gave in. Now, Taylor has agreed to let them stream her music.

Well, a lot of people think this was all too convenient. Especially since Taylor still doesn’t let streaming services like Spotify have her music . . . even though they’re basically the same thing.

So was this all a publicity stunt engineered by Taylor and Apple?

(Check out some Tweets from people who think so.)

Freak Files: Friday, 6/26/15

Last-Minute Father’s Day Gift Makes Dad Rich

Christina Morrah forgot about Father’s Day last weekend…so at the last minute, she bought her dad a scratch-off lottery ticket for his Father’s Day Gift.

Well, it turns out that her last minute gift turned her father into an instant millionaire!!!

Christina put the $20 scratch-off ticket inside her dad’s Father’s day card….and he flipped out when he discovered he’d won $1-million bucks!

Joseph, the 61-year-old dad was a supermarket truck driver for 31 years, had fewer than 200 days to retirement but is taking an early exit, thanks to his winnings.


The Newest County Fair Creation is . . . a Twinkie Covered in Caviar

Remember when a deep-fried Twinkie sounded like a wild and crazy food creation?

County fairs have pushed the envelope so far when it comes to food over the past few years, now a deep-fried Twinkie sounds mundane . . . especially compared to THIS.

The newest county fair creation is . . . a Twinkie covered in CAVIAR. It’ll be at a food stand at the Orange County Fair in southern California this year, from July 17th to August 16th.

Who knows, maybe it’ll make its way to the Delta Fair at the Agri Center this September!!! However, and this is the FREAKY part, it’ll cost you $125!!!

It was created by the same guy who’s selling a deep-fried Slim-Fast bar at the San Diego County Fair right now.

Click here to see a picture.

Dirt Alert: Thursday, 6/25/15

Sarah Palin Fired From FOX News

Sarah Palin will no longer be working with Fox News.

The network opted not to renew their contract with Sarah because executives consider her less relevant now. Sarah Palin will still appear as a guest on the network from time to time but she is now free to appear on other channels.


Is Caitlyn Jenner Already a Diva?

Bruce Jenner has been CAITLYN JENNER for less than a month, and according to “OK!” magazine, she’s already a DIVA.

A source says, quote, “For years I knew Bruce as a nice, humble, genuine guy, and now I know Caitlyn to be just the opposite.”

Caitlyn’s “diva-like” behavior includes being “rude, arrogant, and short-tempered” . . . obsessing over her face and her Twitter account . . . and being fixated on lighting and camera angles during photo shoots.

If that isn’t enough, the source adds that she has become, quote, “a seriously sassy woman.”


Bobbi Kristina Brown Has Been Moved to Hospice Care

BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN has been moved to hospice care, and it sounds like her family is preparing for the worst.

Her aunt Pat Houston issued a statement saying, quote, “Despite the great medical care at numerous facilities, Bobbi Kristina Brown’s condition has continued to deteriorate. As of today, she has been moved into hospice care. We thank everyone for their support and prayers. She is in God’s hands now.”

Bobbi Kristina has been hospitalized since being found face down and unresponsive in a bathtub at her home in the Atlanta area on January 31st.


“Family Feud” Has Overtaken “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy” in the Ratings  

If you’ve been watching “Family Feud”, you know that it isn’t CRAZY to suggest that STEVE HARVEY may be the show’s BEST host. And now, it’s starting to show in the ratings.

Nielsen’s numbers for syndicated shows for the week of June 8th have just been released, and for the first time ever, “Family Feud” is #1, surpassing both “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy”. It also beat out “Judge Judy”, which is regularly the top syndicated show.

“Family Feud” is up 33% from where it was last year at this time. Steve has been hosting the show since 2010, after taking over for John O’Hurley. Other previous hosts were: Richard Karn, Louie Anderson, Ray Combs, and of course Richard Dawson.

Freak Files: Thursday, 6/25/15

A Pregnant Woman Gets to the Hospital, and Finds Out Her Baby Fell Out Onto the Street on the Way There?

Ask any mother if she could have ACCIDENTALLY given birth. She’ll laugh in your face, and then start freaking you out with words like “searing pain” and “massive tearing.”

And yet . . . this happened. A woman named Qi in Guangdong, China went into labor last week, so she hopped on the back of her husband’s motorbike to head to the hospital.

But when she got there, she realized her baby was MISSING. Somehow she’d given birth on the ride, DIDN’T REALIZE IT . . . and the baby had slipped down her leg and onto the STREET.

The doctors think a bump in the road must’ve cut the umbilical cord. And believe it or not . . . her baby was okay. Someone found him, picked him up quickly, and he only suffered minor injuries with no permanent damage.


Man Wins $500,000 After Doctor Mocks Him During Surgery

A Virginia man was awarded $500,000 by a jury after his phone recorded doctors operating on him mocking him and putting down a false diagnosis during surgery.

The man filed a lawsuit naming Dr. Tiffany Ingham and her practice after his colonoscopy.

The audio features Dr. Ingham and other members of the surgery team calling the patient “annoying, a “wuss,” and joking about him having “syphilis.”

The man won $500,000 in the lawsuit for malpractice, punitive damages and defamation.


Canadians Asked To Stop Flushing Their Pet Goldfish

Biologists in Alberta are asking fellow Canadians to stop flushing their cute little goldfish down the toilet!!!!

It’s mainly because they’re breeding like rabbits in the Alberta’s waterways. Plus, once goldfish are freed from the confines of their aquariums, they grow to HUGE sizes – as big as a dinner plate.

Now, these giant goldfish are showing up in ponds, rivers and lakes, where they are messing up the local fish environment.