Athletes

Red Hot Chili Peppers Planning Led Zeppelin Tribute At Super Bowl XLVIII?

January 28th, 2014 2:19pm EST
Red Hot Chili Peppers
According to reports, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will pay tribute to legendary heavy metal rockers Led Zeppelin at the Super Bowl.

This Sunday, the funk-metal rockers will join Bruno Mars for the big game's half-time show and drummer Chad Smith has let slip their performance plans in a new interview.

He tells Artisan News, "We're going to be playing Led Zeppelin's live version of Dazed And Confused."

Smith also admits he and his band mates were surprised to be asked to perform with Mars.

Super Bowl XLVIII will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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David Beckham Is Smoking Hot In New Half-Naked Underwear Ads

January 24th, 2014 9:00pm EST
David Beckham
David Beckham has no problem stripping off his clothes for a little exposure. The soccer star has posed for a series of ads for H&M's Bodywear campaign, and he definitely knows how to work it.

The British babe models form-fitting underwear as he grasps on to ladders and industrial pipes to promote his new clothing line. He will also appear in a commercial for the brand, which will air during the Super Bowl on Feb. 2.

Beckham said in a statement: "It was so exciting to work with one of my favorite directors, Nicolas Winding Refn, on my new campaign for H&M. Nicolas pushed me hard to create...
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Evander Holyfield Reprimanded By TV Executives Over His 'Fixing Homosexuals' Comments

January 6th, 2014 11:25am EST
Evander Holyfield
Evander Holyfield has been warned by TV bosses after he made homophobic remarks on U.K. reality show Celebrity Big Brother.

On Friday night, the boxing legend entered the house to huge cheers, however is already facing a backlash after he suggested homosexuality could be "fixed" by a doctor.

In a conversation with fellow housemate Luisa Zissman about openly gay stars in sport, he replied, "But that ain't normal."

Zissman, who found fame on another British reality TV show, The Apprentice, added, "That's just the way some people are born."

The former world heavyweight champion then in...
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Snoop Dogg: 'I Need An Intern'

December 27th, 2013 4:20pm EST
Snoop Dogg
International hip-hop superstar Snoop Dogg is on the search for a fortunate fan to work as his intern in a bid to raise money for charity.

The rap legend has teamed up with celebrity charity website, Prizeo.com, to raise cash for his Snoop Youth Football League, a non-profit organization giving inner-city children the chance to participate in football games.

The 42 year-old star will recruit the lucky winner to work with him on several projects for one day in Los Angeles and will also treat the victor to lunch. All those who donate will automatically be entered into the prize draw.

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Jon Bon Jovi's Rep Denies Reports He Is Buying The Buffalo Bills

November 25th, 2013 2:38pm EST
Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi has downplayed rumors he is in the running to become the owner of the Buffalo Bills.

On Sunday, numerous reports surfaced suggesting the Bon Jovi frontman was interested in purchasing the football team and has been meeting with officials in New York.

Nevertheless, Bon Jovi's representative, Ken Sunshine, has cleared up the reports saying, "The Bills are not for sale, and he has so much respect for (owner Ralph) Wilson to engage in any discussions of buying the team.
 "(He has) a day job that's doing very well. It's preposterous to say he's had any discussions with the Bill...
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Jose Canseco Pulled Over With Diaper Wearing Goats In The Back Of His Car

November 22nd, 2013 12:15pm EST
Jose Canseco
On Wednesday, former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco had some explaining to do when the police discovered two goats wearing diapers in his car.

The 49 year-old ex-athlete had been on his way home in Nevada with model girlfriend Leila Knight when their vehicle was pulled over by traffic officers.

Unknown to the cops, Canseco had two strange passengers onboard, a pair of farmyard goats wearing diapers to stop them from soiling the back seat.

It turned out Canseco and Knight had collected the beasts from a sanctuary to re-home them at their property.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Receives Death Threats After Brazilian Soccer Jersey Insult

November 8th, 2013 2:40pm EST
Chad Smith
Drummer Chad Smith has become the target of online death threats after Latin fans took offense to footage of the Red Hot Chili Peppers star jokingly shoving a Brazilian soccer jersey down the back of his pants.

The 52 year-old rocker was hosting a drum clinic at the Hard Rock Cafe in Belo Horizonte, Brazil last weekend when a member of the audience handed him a shirt from Rio de Janeiro's local team Flamengo.

Video footage of the incident shows Smith opening the package and holding up the red and black jersey, before turning around and stuffing it down his trousers, prompting a chorus o...
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Martina Hingis Questioned Over Husband's Attack Allegations

October 31st, 2013 3:52pm EDT
Martina Hingis
Former tennis star Martina Hingis has been interrogated by the authorities in Switzerland over claims she attacked her estranged husband.

French equestrian athlete Thibault Hutin claims the five-time Grand Slam champion, her mother Melanie Molitor, and her mother's boyfriend Mario Widmer, assaulted him at his home in Feusisberg on September 23rd.

He told police Hingis and her mother hit him, while Widmer struck him with a DVD player.

The trio has now been questioned by officers over the allegations.

A police spokesperson says, "The three individuals cited in the complaint were quest...
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Boxer Vitali Klitschko Announces Ukrainian Presidential Run

October 25th, 2013 8:58am EDT
Vitali Klitschko
Heavyweight boxing champ Vitali Klitschko is fighting to become president of the Ukraine.

Announcing his official run for his homeland's top job on Thursday, Klitschko revealed he plans to run for the presidency in 2015, and will not be stopped by critics.

He'll become the first known challenger of incumbent president Viktor Yanukovych, who took over as the Ukraine's fourth president in 2010.

The boxer, who has twice run for mayor of Kiev, says, "I cannot be intimidated or stopped. In order to put an end to various attempts to get rid of me as a possible candidate, I want to say that I'm...
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Stars Offer Their Condolences To Football Star Adrian Peterson Following Son's Death

October 12th, 2013 2:00pm EDT
Adrian Peterson
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson lost his two-year-old son on Friday following an alleged assault.

Police arrested Joseph Robert Patterson, 27, who before the child's death was initially charged with aggravated assault and aggravated assault on an infant. Patterson is reportedly the boyfriend of Peterson's ex - the mother of the child.
 
Fans have since voice their condolonces and support on Twitter, including drummer Nathan Followill and actor Josh Duhamel.
 
The Kings of Leon rocker tweeted, "Sending thoughts and prayers to Adrian Peterson. Such a sad story."
 
The actor added, "I...
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