Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, England, undefeated Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) put his mark, actually several marks, on Romanian heavyweight Christian Hammer (17-4, 10 KOs), knocking him down in round five before forcing his corner to throw in the towel at the end of eight. Predicting the winner of this fight […]
Here’s a curveball: The WBA has ordered inactive super middleweight champion Andre Ward and injured regular titleholder Carl Froch, who technically is Ward’s mandatory challenger, to fight a rematch. On Saturday, the organization said it notified both camps to begin negotiating. It has given their camps 30 days to reach an agreement for a fight […]
Two British parents have gotten tattoos of the same red birthmark that covers their daughter’s body so she wouldn’t feel alone.
18-month-old Honey-Rae Phillips was born with a birthmark that has grown right along with her and now occupies nearly half of her entire right side.
Her 40-year-old mother, Tanya Phillips, said the birthmark is a side effect of medical difficulties her daughter experienced after birth.
She’s struggled to breathe when she was first born and was rushed to the special care unit. When I went to see her she was just lying in a little incubator and that’s when I saw it. It broke my heart.
I just sobbed and sobbed knowing my baby was going to permanently marked for the rest of her life.
Phillips, who has three other children, covered Honey-Rae’s legs whenever they went out to avoid stares from strangers.
She dressed in her shorts for the first time last summer only to hear an old couple whispering to themselves nearby.
And I knew if adults could be that insensitive, then kids at school would also be unintentionally mean.
It was at this point when she and her husband, Adam, realized their daughter would be much happier if she wasn’t the only one who looked the way she did.
The Grimsby couple decided to get duplicates of Honey-Rae’s birthmark inked on their bodies to remind her that she’ll always have her parents’ love.
Adam got the tattoo last Christmas as a present from his wife.
It cost the equivalent of $124 and took about two-and-a-half hours.
Last week was Phillips’ 40th birthday, so Adam gave her the same gift over the weekend.
It was incredibly painful, especially as I had a flower to cover some old star tattoos, but it was worth every second of the pain.
When the swelling went down, I showed Honey-Rae, and she gently touched it and smiled as she said ‘Match,’ pointing to her own leg.
She said that Honey-Rae now loves to touch her parents’ tattoos and then her own birthmark, laughing each time.
The tattoo is far more extreme than any body art she’d ever dreamed of getting, but Phillips says it’s well worth the price of her daughter never feeling different again.
Taking Back Sunday frontman Adam Lazzara was reportedly arrested over the weekend for driving while impaired (DWI). This occurred right as Taking Back Sunday began a North American tour with letlive and the Menzingers, but Lazzara’s arrest doesn’t seem like it will halt any upcoming dates.
According to various sources, Adam Lazzara, 33, was pulled over after running a red light near Charlotte, N.C. Authorities determined that Lazzara was unfit to drive, leading to a DWI arrest. Charlotte-Mugshots lists the date of arrest as Feb. 15 at 12:05AM.
Lazzara is currently out on a $2,500 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on April 15.
There are currently no details on how Lazzara was “impaired,” but the term is usually defined by “alcohol or other legal or illegal substances.”
Taking Back Sunday most recently released their sixth studio album, Happiness Is, in 2014. The disc debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 chart and hit No. 1 on the U.S. Indie chart.
Taking Back Sunday still have plenty of tour dates coming up. See below for the full list of shows.
Taking Back Sunday, letlive + the Menzingers 2015 Tour Dates:
02/18 – New Orleans, La. – Civic Theatre
02/19 – Houston, Texas – House of Blues
02/20 – Austin, Texas – Emo’s
02/21 – Dallas, Texas – South Side Ballroom
02/22 – El Paso, Texas – Tricky Falls
02/24 – Las Vegas, Nev. – House of Blues
02/25 – Riverside, Calif. – Riverside Municipal Auditorium
02/26 – San Diego, Calif. – House of Blues
02/27 – Los Angeles, Calif. – Hollywood Palladium
02/28 – Santa Ana, Calif. – The Observatory
03/01 – San Francisco, Calif. – The Warfield Theatre
03/03 – Salt Lake City, Utah – The Complex
03/04 – Denver, Colo. – Summit Music Hall
03/06 – Chicago, Ill. – Riviera Theatre
03/08 – Milwaukee, Wis. – The Rave
03/10 – Cleveland, Ohio – House of Blues
03/11 – Detroit, Mich. – The Fillmore
03/13 – Toronto, Ontario – Danforth Music Hall
03/14 – Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis
03/15 – Albany, N.Y. – Upstate Concert Hall
03/16 – Buffalo, N.Y. – Town Ballroom
03/18 – New York, N.Y. – Best Buy Theater
03/21 – Philadelphia, Pa. – Electric Factory
03/24 – Huntington, N.Y. – The Paramount
03/26 – Boston, Mass. – House of Blues
03/27 – Worcester, Mass. – The Palladium
03/28 – Baltimore, Md. – Rams Head Live
03/29 – Washington, D.C. – 9:30 Club
04/01 – Atlanta, Ga. – Buckhead Theatre
04/02 – Tampa, Fla. – The Ritz Ybor
04/03 – Lake Buena Vista, Fla. – House of Blues
04/04 – Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Revolution Live
Kelly Osbourne is absolutely furious about the offensive comment her Fashion Police co-host Giuliana Rancic made about Zendaya’s hair and wants to make sure her fans know she is not cool with it.
During the Fashion Police Oscar show, Rancic dropped a completely distasteful comment about Zendaya’s dreadlocks. “I feel like she smells like patchouli oil,” she said, “Or weed. Maybe weed.” It was a terrible, poorly written line and outrage over her words was immediate.
As the backlash grew, Zendaya herself gave an impassioned response to the controversy, telling her fans on Instagram “to say that an 18-year-old woman with locs must smell of patchouli oil or ‘weed’ is not only a large stereotype but outrageously offensive.” Agreed.
Today, co-host Osbourne responded to the contrversy in a flurry of tweets, eager to remind her fans that she had nothing to do with the comment and telling people that Zendaya is a friend of hers.
Oscar Diaz passed away Thursday morning nearly seven years after he collapsed in the ring. The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that Diaz passed away due to complications from a brain injury he sustained in his last bout on July 16, 2008. Diaz was fighting Delvin Rodriguez at the then Municipal Auditorium before it […]
Jim Lampley, Roy Jones Jr. and Max Kellerman weighed in on the megafight between mayweather and Pacquiao
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Ben Thompson of FightHype.com reported that mayweather plans to begin training for his bout with Pacquiao on March 2, and reported Money’s thoughts on the bout: “To me, it’s just another day. It’s just another fight. I mean, when you just look at the tale of the tape, I have a longer reach, I’m taller, […]
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