Posts Tagged: women in the news

New Movie PR

“Mrs. Witherspoon began to hang out the window and say that she did not believe that I was a real police officer." … According to the report, she “stated that she was a ‘US citizen’ and that she was allowed to ‘stand on American ground.’” The officer then … details, “Mrs. Witherspoon asked, 'Do you know my name?' I answered, 'No, I don’t need to know your name.' I then added, 'right now.' Mrs. Witherspoon stated, 'You’re about to find out who I am.' … “Mrs. Witherspoon also stated, ‘You are going to be on national news.’ I advised Mrs. Witherspoon that was fine.”

Reese! Well WAS he [...]


Police: "We are interviewing both parties to discover what could have happened"

"… but then she still stabbed me." SIGTEMPOIGTCYFT happened again?! [via]

Update: This was in poor taste, and I apologize. -EZ


Fifty Shades of Grey, and One of Brown

"He said he had every intention of squirting sauce over Miss McCormick, but he now regrets having done this, realising how stupid it sounds. He didn't realise that the sauce incident would be classed as an assault. He is sorry for his actions." SIGTLMKRFSOGOIWCTPIYSMWBS? (For reference.) [via]


"The outlandish drama began at about 8 p.m." …



Getting Guns

"There’s this idea that women are more affiliative, more peace loving, more pacifistic, which should then make women as a group gun averse," said one women's studies professor and gun-book-author in this Times article about women and firearms, and yet:

Women’s participation in shooting sports has surged over the last decade, increasing by 51.5 percent for target shooting from 2001 to 2011 … and by 41.8 percent for hunting, according to the National Sporting Goods Association.

I went to a shooting range once, thinking it'd be exciting, maybe something like the movies, but I was wrong and hated it. I guess I'm glad I went, though. Any more-interesting [...]


Woman Orates Poem to Police

"Tonight he took away my beer

And I want to drink some beer,

And he took away my beer."


In light of today's events, this post is not very funny. What a horrible nightmare.


Ghost in No Rush

"I don’t think it’s a ghost. I don’t believe in them. Of course, people can make up their own minds." —A man who set out a night camera to take pictures of animals instead got footage of this mystery stroller, who has not yet been identified. Nanny?



"They said they tied balloons NEAR the truck."

Right when this starts to get good, it gets better, and then it gets weird, and then it lifts off into space, it is too strange and perfect to exist. Goodbye, video about feuding neighbors.

More info here.



The "Chi-Tonw" of London 2012

"I looked at it and I was so disappointed. I called my husband and he giggled a little bit. Then I started laughing about it and I've laughed ever since." —Woman has perfect response to misspelled Olympics tattoo.



Fish and Houseguests, and Beanie Babies

"We believe it was empty, but it had residue on it." —SIGTLMHAPDMCOBBOIGTCYWAPS? [via]