MEGA MILLIONS: Three Winners Have Yet to Come Forward
You'd think they'd be anxious to collect, but none of the three winners of last week's record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot have yet to come forward.
Lottery officials say that it's not unusual. Cara Sloan-Ramos, a spokeswoman for the Kansas Lottery, says, "For a jackpot of this amount, it's normal that people will want t get a financial adviser and think this through."
Maryland Lottery director Stephen Martino urged residents yesterday to check their tickets, adding, "There have been any number of rumors" so "we wanted to make sure people knew the ticket has not been claimed."
There's some speculation that "American Idol" finalists COLTON DIXON and SKYLAR LAINE are a couple . . . but they're not. In fact, Skylar isn't even available. She says, quote, "Me and
By the way, DEANDRE BRACKENSICK was booted from "Idol" last night.
KIM & KANYE A KOUPLE?
It's a relationship made in tabloid heaven -- Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are a couple.
A source tells People magazine the two have been pals for awhile and recently decided to take things to the next level. The insider adds that they're "keeping it light" and "seeing where it goes."
Kanye's newest track, "Theraflu," which leaked yesterday, seems to confirm the relationship. He raps, "I'll admit, I fell in love with Kim / 'Round the same time she had fell in love wit' him / Well, that's cool, baby girl, do ya thing / Lucky I ain't have Jay drop him from the team."
He's referring, of course, to Kim's soon-to-be ex-husband Kris Humphries -- who plays for Jay-Z's New Jersey Nets.
KEITH OLBERMANN SUES CURRENT TV
True to his word, Keith Olbermann has sued Current TV.
The pundit claims the network violated his contract when they fired him, and he wants up to $70 million in unpaid compensation.
In the lawsuit, he says, "After being enticed to leave MSNBC and come to Current with promise of editorial control, freedom from corporate influence and the professional support to produce a high-caliber political commentary show of the type his viewers have come to expect, Keith Olbermann was disheartened to discover Al Gore, Joel Hyatt and the management of Current are no more than dilettantes portraying entertainment industry executives."
Keith's suing for breach of contract, sabotage and disparagement. The network calls the lawsuit "false and malicious."
HUNGER GAMES TOWN FOR SALE
Forget 3-D! For a truly realistic experience of The Hunger Games, you can buy District 12.
Henry River Mill Village, the abandoned North Carolina town portrayed as the hometown of heroine Katniss Everdeen in the blockbuster, is up for sale. Owner Wade Shepherd, who's asking $1.4 million for the movie set, tells the Associated Press, "I'm getting too many visitors. Day and night, they're driving through, taking pictures, getting out and walking. I'm just bombarded with people."
POLICE INVESTIGATING TYLER PERRY'S RACIAL PROFILING CLAIM
The Atlanta Police Department has launched an internal investigation into Tyler Perry's claim that he was racially profiled after being pulled over.
The director claims two white officers stopped him for making an illegal turn and then badgered him. Tyler writes on his Facebook page, "Although we have made significant strides with racial profiling in this country, the world needs to know that we are still being racially profiled."
Law enforcement officials say they are looking into "whether any departmental policies or procedures were violated" during the officers' exchange with the star.
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Lindsay Lohan has had many different looks over the years. Watch her go from freckle-faced cutie to over-the-hill has-been in a little more than a minute.
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