A Man Calls 911 Because His Family Is Being Held Hostage . . . By Their CatMar 11, 2014 -- 5:02am
This guy is NEVER, EVER going to live this down. On Sunday night, Lee Palmer of Portland, Oregon called 911 because his family was being held hostage . . . by their CAT.Lee and his girlfriend have a 22-pound cat named Lux. And on Sunday night, she ATTACKED the couple's seven-month-old son, and scratched his forehead. So Lee kicked it . . . and the cat went NUTS.So Lee hustled his son, his girlfriend, and the family dog into a bedroom . . . locked themselves in while the cat kept CHARGING the door . . . and called 911.He told the dispatcher, quote, "We aren't safe around the cat . . . we're trapped in our bedroom, he won't let us out of our door . . . he's trying to attack us, he's very, very, very, very hostile." "When I leave out the bedroom to let the police in, I'm going to have to fight this cat . . . tell them to be careful." He also said the cat had, quote, "a history of violence." The operator made sure she was allowed to dispatch to deal with a cat terrorist . . . and when they got to the apartment they managed to catch it in a snare for dogs.Lee says they're debating whether to take the cat BACK or not.
Now That He's Married, Jake Owen Will Not Be Playing the Love Interest In His VideosMar 10, 2014 -- 5:22am
BLAKE SHELTON is not the only married country star refusing to play the love interest in his videos. JAKE OWEN hired some actor to wrap his arms around the girl in his "Beachin'" video . . . and it's going to stay that way.He says, quote, "Before I was married, I was always with the girl in the video. But NOT now that I'm married and have a daughter."
Taylor Swift's Song "Ronan" Has Brought in $100,00 for Cancer ResearchMar 07, 2014 -- 5:26am
It was a couple of years ago when TAYLOR SWIFT wrote and recorded a song called "Ronan", which was inspired by a blog post written by the mom of a four-year-old cancer patient. Taylor promised to donate all the proceeds.Well, the V Foundation for Cancer Research announced they're receiving $100,000 from sales of the song. (Here's Taylor performing "Ronan" at the Stand-Up To Cancer Benefit in 2012. And here's the iTunes link if you'd like to help the cause.)
KEITH URBAN'S T-SHIRTS, HELP HAITIMar 06, 2014 -- 4:56am
KEITH URBAN is selling his own line of graphic T-shirts. Each one will cost you 60 bucks, but he IS giving some of it back. The company making them has a factory in Haiti and they invest 50% of the profits into the employees, families and local communities. You can check 'em out at ByKeithUrban.com. (Click on the "By Keith Urban Collection" button to see the shirts.)