Journalist Janet Cooke Admits Jimmy Is A Lie, Returns Pulitzer – Happened In The 80s – April 15th

On this day in 1981, it was revealed that an article written by journalist Janet Cooke for the Washington Post the previous September entitled ‘Jimmy’s World’ – for which she had just won a Pulitzer Prize – was a total fabrication. The story told of an 8-year-old boy living in a low-income Washington D.C. neighborhood named Jimmy, who became addicted to heroin after being introduced to it by his mother’s live-in boyfriend. In her article, Janet Cooke described Jimmy as “8-years-old and a third-generation heroin addict, a precocious little boy with sandy... 

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Funny Little Letters That Should Have Been Written

Thank you to my wonderful friend Rhobby for emailing me these hilarious little notes….. ** Dear Noah, We could have sworn you said the ark wasn’t leaving till 5. Sincerely, Unicorns ** Dear J.K Rowling, Your books are entirely unrealistic. I mean, a ginger kid with two friends? Sincerely, Anonymous ** Dear Yahoo, I’ve never heard anyone say, “I don’t know, let’s Yahoo! it…” just saying… Sincerely, Google ** Dear 2010, So I hear the best rapper is white and the president is black? WTF happened?! Sincerely, 1985 ** Dear Rose, There... 

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Catherine Zeta-Jones Treated For Bipolar Disorder

Now THIS came out of left field. It has been reported and confirmed that 41-year-old actress Catherine Zeta-Jones checked herself in a mental health facility to seek treatment for a Bipolar disorder. According to reports she entered the Silver Hill Hospital in Connecticut last week, at a cost of $1,250 a day. Zeta-Jones has since checked out. A statement released by Catherine’s rep stated that the problems for which she sought treatment were directly related to her husband Michael Douglas’ recent battle with throat cancer. “After dealing with the stress of the past year,... 

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Jeff Timmons Of 98 Degrees Joins Las Vegas Chippendales

Listen up all you 98 Degrees fans! Jeff Timmons is gonna be a Vegas Chippendale!! Beginning May 12th and continuing through June 5th, the former boy-bander will be joining the Las Vegas Chippendale review at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. But don’t get too excited, because according to the Chippendale mucky-mucks, Jeff Timmons will not be stripping down to almost nothing, but may show some skin. Image Source Fun facts about Jeff Timmons: – Jeff Timmons was born August 30, 1973 in Canton, Ohio – Jeff made the decision to move to Los Angeles to pursue a... 

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Scarlett Johansson And Sean Penn Are Shacking Up

Um, yeah…..this is not going to end in happily ever after. Trust. According to reports, newly divorced Scarlett Johansson and her rebound boyfriend Sean Penn – who has been divorced just a wee bit longer than Scarlett – are now living together. After splitting from Ryan Reynolds at the end of 2010, Scarlett moved into a West Hollywood hotel room; and now, apparently, she has moved out – right into Penn’s $3.8-million home in Malibu. So basically super-hot Scarlett Johansson broke up with her equally super-hot husband and moved into a hotel; then about two months... 

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Demi Lovato Went To Rehab For Bulimia

Disney actress Demi Lovato went to rehab and now she’s out – and now we’re learning the real reason she sought treatment. While punching a chick in the face was the catalyst for Demi to see help last November, anger was not actually her issue. It was a life-long struggle with bulimia. Demi, who has signed on as a contributing editor with Seventeen magazine since her departure from rehab, opened up to the magazine about the day-to-day struggles she faces trying to fend off the evil that is her eating disorder. “Yes, there have been times when I definitely have been tempted... 

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Mark Ballas And Pia Toscano Went On A Date

New couple alert! Made in TV contest-show heaven! Recent American Idol castoff Pia Toscano and professional ballroom dancer and Dancing with the Stars pro, Mark Ballas are reportedly an item. And how they got together is just so adorable I want them to be together for a while. Cuteness ahead! Apparently Pia has had a crush on Mark for a while now, and was thrilled to learn that American Idol would be filming right next door to Dancing with the Stars on the CBS Studio Lot in L.A. As luck would have it, Pia had a friend who had a friend who knew Mark Ballas, so Pia gave her friend... 

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