With both NBA and NFL players being locked out by management, America faces an unprecedented surge in able-bodied professional athletes with no proper employment.
In this spoof video that aired during Wednesday Night's ESPY Awards, Blake Griffin, Kevin Love and other locked-out pros offer themselves up as 'Lockout Professionals,' who are more than willing to do your household chores for the low, low price of $9,000,000.99.
According to the ad, Lockout Professionals can do everything from helping you grab things on high shelves to filing your taxes for you. Check it out below.
Talking to MTV about the heavily-hyped 'Throne,' a joint project with Kanye West, Jay-Z revealed that he's already two songs into his next solo effort -- and that "I know exactly the tone and the whole feel of the album." He went on to discuss the way recording with West influenced him, saying "I think when you experience creativity, you should get it out as much as possible."
While most eight-year-old girls might be content to simply busy themselves with toys, Jasmine Parr seems to be embarking on a career as a diminutive Muay Thai kickboxer. In June, Parr's father, Australian kickboxing champion John Wayne Parr, pitted his daughter against a seven-year-old in a kickboxing match in front of a paying audience, reported 'Today.'
Not surprisingly, the match drew heavy criticism, including a comment by Phil Reeves, the Queensland Minister for Child Safety and Sport, who said he was "appalled at the image of children of this age being put in a boxing ring."
Joie Chavis is at odds with TMZ after they apparently got a hold of her daughter's birth certificate. TMZ contacted Miss Joie and told her they intended to write a story about Bow Wow being left off the child's birth certificate. Miss Joie was understandably upset and posted the following on her Twitter feed:
Willow Smith may not be old enough to drink, vote or drive, but in the fashion world, she's a fashion icon.
"Naturally talented, charismatic, unblemished optimism, with the whole wide world open to her possibilities and abilities. I think she is the future-forward American icon." Those were the words designer Derek Lam used to describe the 10-year-old 'Whip My Hair' songstress.
Attention, Major League Baseball. We may have just found your next great outfielder.
Monday night's Home Run Derby was won by Yankees' slugger Robinson Cano, but not before he swatted a high fly ball that was caught in truly impressive fashion by one of the kids permitted to play in the outfield.
In a story that's making mothers everywhere say "ow," a Texas woman has given birth to a 16-pound baby that's already two-feet tall -- the height of an average one-year-old.
JaMichael Brown, nicknamed "The Moose" by hospital staff, was delivered by C-section (whew!) last Friday to Janet Johnson and her fiancé, Michael Brown. The tot now holds the title for the biggest infant ever born at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview, Texas.
Playing in front of a sold-out hometown crowd on Saturday, Derek Jeter sent his record-setting 3,000th hit deep into left-field, making him the 28th major leaguer and first New York Yankees player to reach the hitting milestone.
And who caught the potentially money-making ball? Christian Lopez, a 23-year-old fan whose girlfriend gave him tickets to the game as a birthday present.
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