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An Oklahoma mom, Ashley Warden, was issued a $2,500 fine after a passing police officer caught her three-year-old son urinating on the family’s front yard.
According to ABC13, the Piedmont, OK (heh!) police officer “wasn’t swayed by Warden’s argument that the offender was a toddler who’s still being potty trained.”
The town’s police chief says the ticket will be thrown out. And Piedmont (heh!) Mayor Valerie Thomerson took issue with the officer’s harsh punishment.
“Is it an embarrassment to our police department? Absolutely,” Mayor Thomerson told the AP. “Do I still support our police department Absolutely.”
The amount is excessive, but should the mother have been fined for her son’s actions? When should a parent be held responsible for law-breaking children?
Dang! Anybody else ready for the NFL season to get started? If you say you’re not geeked up, you probably haven’t seen the fine specimen that is Atlanta Falcon defensive end, Ray Edwards. The 27-year-old ’6″5 piece of man is not only a successful defensive end, but he’s also trying his hand at boxing (1-0 so far!) and wants to do a bit of modeling on the side. Despite all the tattoos, with a body like his, I don’t see why he wouldn’t kill as a male model. If you’d like to see further proof of the great-ness of what he’s working with, take a look through his Eye Candy gallery. You won’t be sowwy.
Tyrese has been a hottie ever since he was first seen singing on that bus for some Coca-Cola (Pepsi is better, but he’s still delicious). He’s definitely better to look at than to listen to, as a few of his rants from time to time have rubbed a few ladies the wrong way. But don’t lie, if Tyrese spit some game to you on the bus, talking about “Always Coca-Cola,” you know you would be down to be his “Sweet Lady.” (I had to do it.) The singer turned Hollywood leading man is definitely one of our faves in the eye candy department, so we couldn’t pass on the opportunity to represent for him. Check him out in all his chocolate-y goodness!
The childish antics of the Knick’s newest player, J.R. Smith, have finally caught up to him in the amount of $25,000. That’s the fine he was ordered to pay by the NBA for posting a half-nude pic of a young woman named Tahiry bent over in a thong on Twitter.
Tahiry is the ex-girlfriend of rapper Joe Budden and an old acquaintance of J.R.’s who he recently got in touch with since he was traded to New York. According to Necole Bitchie, J.R. has been flaunting the fact that he has Joe’s “leftovers” all over Twitter for a while now—despite the fact that he was reportedly in a relationship with a woman named Britanie as of January—but this chunk out of his next paycheck should calm all that down.
Some say it’s not the NBA’s place to police basketball player’s Twitter accounts, but someone needs to regulate this foolishness—although Tahiry doesn’t seem to mind the fact that her assets were sent out all over Twitter, probably because that’s how she makes a living. Here’s how she responded to the pics:
I’m so pissed tweeps. Imma choke
@TheRealJRSmith .. He thinks this is the funniest s*** ever. so pissed but can’t stop laughing.
What do you think? Does J.R. deserve the fine, even if the “victim” isn’t mad?
Brande Victorian is a blogger and culture writer in New York City. Follower her on Twitter at @be_vic.
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I feel for Zoe Kravitz. It must be hard having a father that’s absolutely, positively hot. And Lenny Kravitz is indeed a hottie. Whether he’s rocking locks, a fro, pressed hair or a low cut, two things remain constant: his body is on point, and he’s an ageless brotha. And you know you must be fine when you can occasionally wear heels and still have the ladies on you. I’ve been a fan for years now, and I know many of our readers have expressed their desire to have a little taste of Lenny. Check through this gallery and get yourself an imaginary taste…for now.
He wasn’t lying when he came up with that name–ladies really, really do love them some cool James. Seriously, if you put anything with LL’s face on it on our site, it will get thousands of clicks just because–the man is fine. He was fine when he first came out back in the ’80s, and to this day, at the age of 43, he’s still a hottie. He’s got a beautiful smile, a beautiful body, and a beautiful set of lips (OKAY!?), and because his body has been all the rage over the last few years, you’ll be happy to see many of these photos are of him topless (YAY!). Check out the photos and let us know, do you think James Todd Smith could still get the business?
Smooth. That’s all I can think when see the very handsome Laz Alonso. He doesn’t have the “Oh My Damn” body that a lot of our eye candy nominees have, but the man is smoldering with his good looks. On top of that, he’s uber-intelligent (Howard alumnus) and good with money (former investment banker), plus, the man’s a gentleman. But that’s not what you came here for. You want to see the goodness! So check it out and I bet you’ll be ready to jump somebody for a copy of Jump the Broom.
I remember when I first saw Shemar Moore. He was guest starring on an episode of Living Single as a classmate of Sinclair. I remember thinking then that he was tooooo cute, and as he has aged, Shemar’s managed to stay hot, barely looking a day over 35 (he’s 41). And he’s also awesome because he stars as Derek Morgan on the very awesome program, Criminal Minds. Many of our readers have been calling out for Shemar on our Facebook page, so here you go! And if you’re not already a fan, these photos just might make you one…
Black celebrity men. There are so many we’ve drooled over over the years, bought posters of, and devotedly watched on TV just because of their fine-ness. And it’s pretty amazing how much you’ll vouch for a man you don’t even know when you’re young just because he looks good (“Don’t talk about him!”). But as time has passed, many of the big names I used to claim as my boo and other who women used to love the way they ogle over Idris now have become or are slowly becoming a mess for a variety of reasons (drug use, battery, big mouths, etc.). Sorry, but it’s true. If you need some examples of brothas like this, check the list.
Tyson Beckford has pretty much been hot since birth. He literally jumped out the womb and struck a pose. Face it: the camera loves him, the runway was made for him, and to this day, women all over (including moi) smolder for the brother even at the ripe age of 40. Is it just me, or does he not look a day over 30? But anyway, I’ve been a fan of the model since he played Toni Braxton’s steamy boo in the “Unbreak My Heart” video (loved that song), and he’s like, number 10 on my everlasting list of imaginary Hollywood husbands. If he’s not a veteran on yours, then it’s time you get re-acquainted with his spice. Enjoy!