“I didn’t switch my mindset. I wasn’t worried about the scoreboard. I wasn’t worried about the time. I was just playing ball. I think sometimes you start worrying about that so much it starts creeping in your brain. I was just playing. Whatever play Doug called, I was going to to rip it.”
(Indianapolis, IN) – The Daily Mail reports, The Indianapolis Colts say linebacker Edwin Jackson was one of two men killed when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along a highway in Indianapolis before trying and failing to flee on foot.
The Colts said in a statement Sunday that the team is ‘heartbroken’ by Jackson’s death. The statement says the 26-year-old ‘was loved by all in the Colts organization.’State police identified the victims as Jackson, who grew up in Atlanta, and 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe, of Avon, Indiana. Police say they were killed when a suspected drunken driver struck them as they stood outside their car along Interstate 70 on Indianapolis’ west side.
Authorities say the driver – identified as 37-year-old Alex Cabrera Gonsales of Indianapolis – struck them before dawn on Sunday and tried to flee on foot but was quickly captured. Toxicology results are pending.
It is believed that Monroe was a ride-share driver who was assisting Jackson, who had become ill, investigators told the Indy Star.
‘One of the people struck was thrown into the center lane of I-70,’ Sgt. John Perrine said in a statement. ‘Shortly after the crash, and before any 911 calls were received, Trooper Ty Mays was driving through the area and noticed a vehicle in front of him make an evasive maneuver to the left.’Mays spotted the crash on the right side of the road before activating his emergency lights, Perrine said. As he slowed to stop for the crash he struck the body of the victim in the center lane,’ Perrine said in a statement. It is not known which victim was struck by Mays. Gonsales attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended by Mays, according to police.
‘It is believed Gonsales was intoxicated and was driving without a license,’ Perrine said in a statement. ‘He was transported to the Marion County Jail, the result of the test for intoxication is pending.’
(SL) – She had just posted a plea for help in finding her brother and now Sex and The City star Kim Cattrall is confirming the worse. Chris Cattrall vanished from his home a week ago leaving behind his keys, wallet and cellphone. His door was also left unlocked.
After a week long search, it has now been confirmed that the 55-year old was found deceased. No details have been released on if foul play is suspected. The family is asking for privacy at this time.
(SL) – Add one more the Jenner/Kardashian clique. After months of speculation, the youngest of the bunch 20-year old Kylie finally confirmed her pregnancy after she gave birth to an 8lb 9oz healthy baby girl.
Kylie has been MIA since rumors started that she was expecting her first child with rapper Travis Scott. She took to social media to explain to her fans why she was so private about her pregnancy.
She may have kept her pregnancy away from the public, but she documented the whole journey. Kylie released a video dedicated to her daughter on youtube and it shows the reality star in different phases of her pregnancy with boyfriend Travis Scott by her side.
Kylie and Travis seem to have gotten pregnant almost immediately after they started dating in April. No word yet on when Kylie will share a full snap of her new bundle of joy! They have not announced the baby’s name yet either. The child was born at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles.
(Washington, DC) – Adult film star Stormy Daniels won’t deny that she had an affair with President Trump, despite a denial issued in her name. A short statement provided by Daniels’ publicist quoted the actress as saying, “I am denying this affair because it never happened.”
But, Daniels appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” where she claimed not to know where that denial had come from. She would not say whether she had signed a non-disclosure agreement, as part of an alleged $130-thousand payoff to stay quiet, one month before the 2016 election. But her attorney now says the signature on the denial is indeed Daniels, adding she signed the statement in the presence of himself and her manager.
In 2011, Daniels told “In Touch” magazine that she had a sexual relationship with Trump, after she met him at a celebrity golf tournament in 2006.
(Minneapolis, MN) – I hope this is a joke. It could potentially be one of the top Super Bowl halftime performances in history. BUT Janet Jackson told fans on social media not to hold their breath.
The singer confirmed she wouldn’t join in a tweet on Saturday. “To put to rest any speculation or rumors as to whether I will be performing at the Super Bowl tomorrow; I will not,” she wrote. “Thank you for your support and I do look forward to seeing you all very soon.”
Jackson and Timberlake performed together at the 2004 Super Bowl, during which the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” occurred.
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During the performance, timberlake ripped off a piece of Janet’s costume during the lyric “have you naked by the end of this song”; resulting with Jackson’s right breast and nipple with a sun-shaped ring on it being exposed on live television.
The Federal Communications Commission fined Jackson and CBS — which aired the game — $550,000 (a court eventually ruled the fine was wrongly imposed) Janet Jackson took the heat while Timberlake’s career was left unscathed.
Vox reports, Viacom, the parent company of MTV, which produced the 2004 show, blamed Jackson: They punitively blacklisted her music videos from airing and her songs from playing on their radio stations. CBS rescinded Jackson’s invitation to present at the Grammy’s, and she was reportedly pressured into skipping the ceremony. Timberlake, on the other hand, attended and won two awards.
(SL) — Lady Gaga is canceling the final dates of her European tour due to severe pain. In a statement released on Twitter and Facebook, Gaga apologized to fans saying she is “devastated.”
The pop star cancelled ten dates of her “Joanne World Tour” due to chronic pain from fibromyalgia. Her tour kicked off in Vancouver last August and was scheduled to end on February 23rd in Berlin.
Live Nation says ticket holders can get a refund beginning Tuesday.
(Orlando, FL) – A man is facing attempted kidnapping charges after allegedly stalking singer Lana Del Rey. Police in Orlando, Florida on Friday arrested Michael Hunt outside the Amway Center where the singer was performing. Police say the man had a knife and tickets but didn’t make it inside.Authorities say they Hunt was on their radar because of several posts on social media which they deemed to be a credible threat. Last week he wrote, “I want to see my queen on Friday and from that day forward our decisions will be as one.” He’s being held without bond.
(West Columbia, SC) — Two Amtrak workers are being identified as the people killed in a train collision in South Carolina this morning. Governor Henry McMaster said 116 of the nearly 150 passengers were taken to local hospitals with injuries that vary from minor to more serious. He said the dead were among the eight crew members on the passenger train. McMaster said he believes the Amtrak train struck a stationary CSX freight train on a side track in Cayce , South Carolina. He said it “appears” the passenger train was on the wrong track. The NTSB and FBI will be part of the investigation into the cause of the crash.
The crash happened just before 3 a.m. as the Amtrak train traveled from New York to Miami. The governor asked for prayers for the dead and injured and praised the work of the Red Cross. Authorities said about five-thousand gallons of diesel leaked from the train and cleanup of the hazardous material is underway.
(San Diego, CA) — One enterprising Southern California Girl Scout saw that cookie season began about the same time California’s legalized marijuana sales kicked off. So she set up her cookie stand outside the Urbn Leaf marijuana dispensary in San Diego. KGTV reports the scheme was a success.
The Scout sold more than 300 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to Urbn Leaf customers who wanted something to snack on after they lit up later. Officially, Girl Scouts are not a huge fan of cookie sales outside of pot shops. The Colorado chapter forbids any cookie sales outside dispensaries.