August 2012 Celebrity Quotes

Celebrity quotes
August 2012 celebrity quotes – A surprise guilty plea. Olympic highs and Olympic lows. The deaths of a magazine icon and an Oscar-winning composer. Keep reading to see what some famous folks had to say about the topics that had everyone talking in August. Jared loughner pleads guilty, Olympic gold medals 2012, 2012 Olympic controversies, Helen Gurley Brown died, Marvin Hamlisch died,

Biggest Brown-Noser And Paul Ryan

Biggest Brown-Noser And Paul Ryan - Mitt Romney announced Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis) as his vice presidential candidate Saturday (Aug. 11) and naturally, the details about Ryan, both personal and political, have come streaming into the forefront of the national media.

Ryan Lizza, a writer for the New Yorker, got his hands on Paul Ryan's high school yearbook and promptly began Twitpic-ing photos of Ryan's various high school activities, which included soccer, ski club, Latin club, student council and being voted Junior Class President, which also earned him the title of Prom King. Ryan also won one of the senior superlatives -- Biggest Brown-Noser.

Greatness Has Been Found T Shirts

Greatness Has Been Found T Shirts - The U.S. women's soccer team wore Nike T-shirts with a smug, tacky slogan reading "Greatness Has Been Found" after its gold-medal win over Japan on Thursday. The shirts were roundly panned on Twitter, from critics both foreign and domestic.

Members of the team were handed the shirts immediately after their win. This is a ritual common after big victories in American team sports. After the Super Bowl or NCAA basketball title game, for instance, winning teams immediately put on shirts and hats that proclaim them champions.

Usain Bolt takes gold in men's 200m

Usain Bolt takes gold in men's 200m - It was just another case of history repeating Thursday night.

Usain Bolt became the first runner to complete the 100-200 double in consecutive Olympics, blowing away another fast field in the 200 meters.

Bolt led a Jamaican 1-2-3 finish in the race, as he was followed by Yohan Blake and Warren Weir.

Olympians partying London

Olympians partying London - After months of grueling training, Olympians in London who have taken the gold are now ready to let their hair down, and the British capital is a perfect city for a night out.

Ever wondered what a guy like Michael Phelps, who with 22 medals is now the most decorated Olympian of all time, does hours after the last race of his swimming career? He packs his gold medals in a bag and takes them for a night out on the town, of course.

Dead Mouse Found In Curry Jar

Dead Mouse Found In Curry Jar - A woman from Cornwall has found a dead mouse in a jar of curry sauce bought from a supermarket.

Cate Barrett, from St Austell, bought the jar of Extra Special Tikka Masala sauce from a local Asda store.

She discovered the rodent after she emptied the jar and noticed that the sauce was "a bit lumpy".

Asda said it was an "isolated incident" but added that it had apologised and the product was no longer on sale while an investigation was carried out.

Needle Found Turkey Sandwiches

Needle Found Turkey Sandwiches - The FBI says it has launched an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles in four turkey sandwiches on separate Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States.

The objects were discovered in food on planes as they were en route from Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands to Minneapolis, Seattle and two flights to Atlanta, according to Delta spokeswoman Kristin Baur. Two of the needles were found by passengers, she said, at which point Delta told all 18 flights from Amsterdam to stop serving the sandwiches.

$100 Million New York City Penthouse Up For Sale

$100 Million New York City Penthouse Up For Sale - An 8,000-square-foot penthouse in midtown Manhattan is on sale for $100 million, the most expensive apartment currently on the market in New York and a price that would set a record for the city.

"If someone paid $100 million for this apartment it would be record-breaking, said Ashley Murphy, director of public relations at Prudential Douglas Elliman, which listed the apartment on Friday.

Raphael De Niro, the son of actor Robert De Niro, is one of the agents selling the six-bedroom, nine-bathroom home that sits atop the CitySpire skyscraper near Central Park, Carnegie Hall and Fifth Avenue.

Ali Khamenei Instagram Account

Ali Khamenei Instagram Account - Iran may have tried to ban the internet - but in something of a technological u-turn, the country's supreme leader has decided to embrace social networking sites.

The Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei first got to grips with Twitter and now he has decided to have a go at photo-sharing on Instagram.

Retro-style pictures of the veteran religious figurehead have appeared on his Twitter account apparently posted by him.