Articles by Florence Madenga
- ?Modern Family? Sofia Vergara Single Again, Breaks Up with Boyfriend Nick Loeb
May 09 2012 11:05 AM
Sofia Vergara is now back on the market after splitting up with Nick Loeb, her boyfriend of two years. The 39-year old Colombian beauty attended Monday night's Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala alone, after breaking up with Loeb over the weekend, reports The New York Post.
- Amber Riley Collapses on Red Carpet at 'Glee' Emmy Award Panel Screening
May 02 2012 10:28 AM
Amber Riley, who plays Mercedes Jones on Fox's hit show, Glee, had a scary moment on the red carpet in front of assembled photographers Tuesday night. Riley reportedly collapsed on the way to an event at the TV Academy of Arts and Sciences in North, where Glee cast member and producers were to hold a panel discussion in front of Emmy Award voters.
- Dr. Seuss 'Yertle the Turtle' Line Too Political For Canadian School Classroom
April 26 2012 11:40 AM
An elementary school teacher at a Prince Rupert, British Columbia school has been banned by school administrators from displaying a certain quote from Dr. Seuss' children's story Yertle the Turtle. The teacher, who has not been named, was told that she would be disciplined for exhibiting the quote I know up on top you are seeing great sights, but down here on the bottom, we too should have rights, on her clothing and on her vehicle on school property.
- Gladys Knight Leaves 'Dancing With The Stars,' Eliminated But 60 Pounds Lighter
April 25 2012 6:15 PM
Though Empress of Soul Gladys Knight was eliminated during week six of Dancing with the Stars, she left the stage with a different prize -- a slimmer, healthier body.
- London Olympics 2012: German Athelete Ariane Friedrich Names and Shames Stalker
April 25 2012 11:04 AM
German high-jumper Ariane Friedrich has publicly revealed the identity of the man she says harassed her and e-mailed her pictures of his genitals. The 28-year old athlete, who is the midst of training for London's Summer 2012 Olympics, posted the alleged stalker's name, e-mail address, his hometown, and excerpts from the e-mails she received, reported MSN news. She has also filed a criminal complaint with authorities, who are now investigating the matter.
- Etan Patz Investigation Renewed: FBI Searches Basement of SoHo Building For His Remains
April 19 2012 1:24 PM
The FBI and NYPD have resumed the search for Etan Patz, the six-year old who disappeared on his way to the school bus stop on May 25, 1979. Authorities began searching a basement on Prince Street in SoHo, New York City on Thursday, reported the New York Times. According to reports, the 15-by-30 basement is located 127B Prince Street, an estimated 200 feet from Patz's home at the time of his disappearance.
- Virginia Teacher Manuael Ernest Dillow Charged for Firing Blank Shots From Gun at Students
April 19 2012 11:14 AM
A Virginia man who teaches at a vocational school was arrested Wednesday for allegedly firing a blank handgun at 12 of his students. An investigation by Washington County authorities revealed that Manuael Ernest Dillow, 60, fired the gun at the Neff Center in Arbingdon earlier this month, reported the Kingsport Times News.
- Teen Jordan Powers Back Together with Former High School Teacher James Hooker
April 18 2012 3:21 PM
Jordan Powers, the 18-year old who made headlines nationwide when she left school and moved in with her 41-year old former teacher announced that the she has reconciled with him. The teen confirmed that she is now once again living with James Hooker despite telling reporters that she had broken off the relationship earlier this month.
- Johnny Depp Sued By A Disabled Woman Over Injury At Concert
April 18 2012 11:13 AM
A 52-year old U.C Irvine assistant medical school professor is claiming that Johnny Depp's bodyguards injured her at an Iggy and the Stooges performance at the Hollywood Palladium last December. The woman, who walks with a cane and is identified in the lawsuit papers as Jane Doe, alleges that the bodyguards violently restrained her while trying to restrict her from accessing the VIP section, reported Los Angeles Times.
- 'American Reunion' Star Jason Biggs Accidentally Shows Female Therapist Nude Photo
April 12 2012 3:59 PM
Despite going full frontal in the movie American Pie and its sequel 'American Reunion,' onscreen as Jim Levenstein, Jason Biggs was humiliated when he showed a photo of his penis to his female therapist off screen.
- 'Phallic' Dumplings Put Near Crotches Then Served at New York Celebrity Chinese Restaurant: Lawsuit
April 12 2012 12:10 PM
A former employee of an upscale Manhattan Chinese restaurant, Chin Chin, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday that claims her co-workers harassed her with phallic shaped dumplings, some of which would end up on diners' tables. Yvonne Diaz, who worked as a bartender at the restaurant between 2007 and last year, claims that workers at the eatery put the dumplings in their crotch areas making it look like they had big penises, reported the New York Post.
- Nicki Minaj: Surprised Kids Like Her Music, Finding Her Own ‘Niche’ with Them
April 11 2012 2:44 PM
In the midst of her billboard chart success for her latest album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, and recent release of her strip club-inspired video Beez in TheTrap, Nicki Minaj has commented that she is surprised her younger fans have supported her music.
- UCLA Apologizes for Mistakenly Sending Acceptance Letters to 894 Applicants
April 11 2012 12:46 PM
UCLA officials are apologizing for telling 894 high school seniors that they were accepted to the highly competitive college, when, in fact, they were still on the wait-list, reported Time Magazine. The mistake happened when the university emailed provisional financial packages to both admitted students and students on the waiting list last Saturday and Sunday. The e-mail included the line: Once again congratulations on your admission to UCLA, we hope that this information will assist you i...
- Exes Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony To Perform Together
April 05 2012 3:40 PM
Jennifer Lopez is scheduled to reunite with ex-husband Marc Anthony on stage. The two have announced that they will perform in concert in Las Vegas on May 26, for Q'Viva! The Chosen Live, a television reality show that will search for the vest Latin talent, reported the Washington Post. The ex-couple will produce the show with American Idol franchise creator Simon fuller and Jamie King, the show's director.
- Tyler Perry Accuses Two Atlanta Police Officers of Racial Profiling
April 05 2012 1:57 PM
The Atlanta Police Department has launched an internal investigation about filmmaker Tyler Perry's allegations that he was a victim of a racial profiling incident last month after he took an illegal turn while driving to the airport from his Atlanta studio.
- Alex Sturrock May Be the Inspiration Behind Adele’s Heartbreak Songs
April 04 2012 5:44 PM
Alex Sturrock, a 31-year old photographer, is the muse behind Adele's award winning, album, 21, according to claims by Heat Magazine. The soul singer has notoriously remained tight-lipped about the name of the ex who she sang about in such heartbreaking songs as Rolling in the Deep, Someone Like You, and Set Fire To The Rain. She has voiced that she wrote the album to get over a painful break up, reported the Telegraph.
- Florida Mother Arrested For Photo Of Baby With Plastic Bag Over Her Head
April 04 2012 12:50 PM
A Florida woman has been charged with cruelty towards a child and neglect because of a picture she took on her cell phone of her five month old daughter with a plastic bag over her head as a joke, reported NBC Miami.
- U.T Student Cartoonist Stephanie Eisner Fired over Trayvon 'Colored Boy' Drawing
March 29 2012 5:10 PM
The Daily Texan, a University of Texas student newspaper, has fired Stephanie Eisner, one of its staff members, because of an editorial cartoon addressing the Trayvon Martin case, reported MSN News. The student was dismissed from the publication on Thursday, two days after the illustration first appeared on the Opinion page of newspaper.
- Ex-TSA Official Charged for Running Prostitution Ring in Maryland Hotel
March 29 2012 1:42 PM
A former federal security manager was arrested while on the job at Dulles International Airport for running a prostitution ring out of a Crowne Plaza Hotel in Silver Spring, Maryland. According to the Washington Post, the man, 39 year-old Bryant Jermaine Livingston was involved in a prostitution scheme which involved men being escorted from the lobby of the Silver Spring hotel, to room 506 to engage in group sex for a fee. Livingston was charged with five counts of prostitution on March 16, acc...
- Allen Iverson Wants To Stop Divorce, Claims He’s Still Intimate With Wife
March 29 2012 10:56 AM
Allen Iverson's divorce drama has taken yet another turn. According to reports and documents attained by TMZ, Iverson filed a motion to dismiss the divorce case last week. In the documents, Iverson claimed that he and his wife Tawanna reunited between November 2011 and February 2012 and resumed their marital relationship, cohabiting, having sexual relations, and holding themselves out as husband and wife, which made Tawanna's statement that their relationship was irretrievably...