Tantalizing Tuesday to you all, my little gingersnaps! Honestly, with this headline, I'm not sure there's more for me to say, other than, AWESOME. And I'm not surprised this happened in Texas. I would totally move there if it weren't for many, many reasons that it's best I not mention publicly. How's that for P.C?
McKennon Wimberly, Bull Rider, Shot Hitchhiker He Claims Attacked Father With Beer, Texas Cops Say
A professional bull rider hailing from Cool, Texas allegedly shot a hitchhiker who he claims attacked his father with a case of beer.
John McKennon Wimberly, 24, was approached by a 35-year-old man outside of a truck stop on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Weatherford Democrat. The stranger, who later told police he had been drinking heavily prior the incident, asked Wimberly for a ride home.
Wimberly obliged, but when the two men got into an argument, Wimberly pulled over his vehicle at an intersection, Fox 4 reports. Wimberly's father, who had been driving behind his son, also pulled over.
The hitchhiker told officers that the father forced him out of the truck, which started a physical fight.
Wimberly then allegedly shot the hitchhiker in the calf with a .22 revolver. Wimberly said he did so because the hitchhiker had used a case of beer to strike his father, according to a press release from the Parker County Sheriff's office.
The victim was treated for his wounds and has been released from the hospital.
The Cool cowboy was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He was released from jail on Thursday on $100,000 bond.
In movie news, "Brave" topped the weekend box office. We just took the GForce5 (AKA the G-family) to see the movie yesterday and I will say that we all loved it. There were several LOL moments. Yay for movies that have a strong female character, and more importantly, lots and lots of GINGERS!!!
'Brave' Tops Weekend Box Office!
The Disney/Pixar flick Brave is the champion at this weekend’s box office!
Brave opened to $66.7 million domestically, making the animated film the fifth best debut for Pixar of all time, according to THR. Overseas, the picture brought in $13.5 million.
Coming in second was another animated flick: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, which brought in $20.2 million, bringing its domestic total to $157.6 million.
Rounding out the top five were Prometheus, which made $10 million, and Snow White and the Hunstman, with $8 million at the box office, for fourth and fifth place, respectively.
In other news, Alex Pettyfer says he's embarrassed by his racy dancing in the movie, "Magic Mike", where he plays a male stripper, along with Matthew McConaughey, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Adam Rodriguez, and Cody Horn.
He claims he never danced before and found it hard to find the rhythm and put one foot in front of the other.
I think there's only one logical solution to this... I must watch this movie and decide for myself. I will of course give an objective account of how well Alex Pettyfer did his strip dancing.
Alex Pettyfer Embarrassed by His Racy Striptease in Magic Mike
Playing Channing Tatum's wide-eyed stripper protege in Magic Mike wasn't a huge stretch for Alex Pettyfer, 22.
"I had never danced before. I find it very hard to put one foot in front of the other, let alone move to the rhythm," the British actor, who is engaged to costar Riley Keough, 23, tells the July issue of Cosmopolitan. "And to dance with no clothes on, that's a new level of embarrassment."
Shaking his stuff on stage taught Pettyfer that women "like to have a good time as much as men do." In fact, he thinks more men should consider performing sexy stripteases. "Listen, it worked for Jason Biggs and made him ultrafamous when he stripped in American Pie. So yeah, why wouldn't a guy try it out in real life?"
According to Pettyfer, whose exes include Emma Roberts and Dianna Agron, it shouldn't be too hard to convince a man to strip down. "I think most women can get their men to do anything for them," he tells Cosmopolitan. "We don't need a lot of convincing."
Magic Mike -- which also stars Matthew McConaughey, 42, Matt Bomer, 34, Joe Manganiello, 35, Adam Rodriguez, 37, Olivia Munn, 31, and Cody Horn, 25 -- is in theaters June 29.
This might just be one of my favorite cat videos ever! (this is for you Carolyn so you stop leaving me hate comments!) *wink*
And now, for today's (parenting) FAIL...
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And today's (anniversary sign) WIN!
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Hey, WTF?!! I fail to see the reason for these, but the most important question is... do they come in "ginger"?
Katriina Haikala and Vilma Metteri of Finland-based offbeat fashion company Nutty Tarts have created Hairy Panties, white women’s hipster-style underwear screenprinted with black pubic hair. Their tagline reads: “If you are fed up with bald beavers, this is the answer!”. The panties are part of their Hairy Underwear collection which includes Hairy Leggings and the Hairy Undershirt. There is also Hairy Underwear for Babies.
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And that's all the time I have for you today. Who is coming with me to see "Magic Mike"? And until tomorrow, here's something for you to ponder...
Cats have over 30 different sounds to relay their feelings. Cats are sociable and mix with other cats constantly. They don’t live in packs like dogs do. They use very subtle and complex body language and speak with each other.
There are at least 25 different visual signals used in 16 different combinations used by cats to intercommunicate. The main goal when they use body language is to avoid or end physical confrontation. The body language is broken down into parts- the head, the body, and the tail.
They must be seen as a whole, though, to understand what the cat is trying to communicate. The eyes, mouth, and ears must also be paid close attention to. Most cat owners adapt and learn some of what their cat is trying to communicate through body language.
No one understands it all, though. Interestingly, when a cat lifts its behind after you pet it, it is inviting you to sniff its anal glands. It is a way of being friendly and inviting you to be close with them and get to know them.
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