An abstract painting by German artist Gerhard Richter has a set a new record for the price paid at auction for the work of a living artist, after selling for $34.2 million, Sotheby’s auction house in London said. “Abstraktes Bild (809-4)”, from the collection of rock guitarist Eric Clapton, was sold to anonymous buyer after […]
Child bride, Courtney Stodden, made her reality TV debut last night. And… Of course there was controversy and tension. Couples Therapy Courtney Stodden made her reality TV debut last night on VH1’s “Couples Therapy” — and she immediately caused controversy. The teen bride, who was 17 when they filmed the show, and her […]
In 2011, Pauline Potter gained an unwanted bit of notoriety — she was named “World’s Heaviest Living Woman” by Guinness World Records, reportedly weighing 643 pounds at the time
On Saturday, May 14, as the final whistle ended a 1-1 draw in the English Premier League between Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United, a man looking perhaps a shade younger than his 69 years began dancing around and hugging everyone in sight. If Sir Alex Ferguson, United’s manager, looked like a bit of a dork as he usually does when celebrating nobody cared.
Sweeping injunction targets ‘commuter drug dealers’ in downtown L.A. In an aggressive new tack in the city’s crackdown on drug-dealing on skid row, L.A. prosecutors on Wednesday announced a criminal injunction targeting “commuter dealers” who come into downtown from other parts of town to sell their goods. The L.A. City Attorney’s Office said this is […]
Manchester United came a goal behind and shrugged off the early loss of Michael Owen to injury to beat German champions Wolfsburg 2-1 for their second victory in Champions League Group B. Owen, looking to impress watching England manager Fabio Capello, survived for just 20 minutes at Old Trafford before going off with a groin strain