Tuesday, June 15, 2010
January Jones wasn't the first celeb to smash and dash. Check out these nine others. Eight of whom are Lindsay Lohan. (From The Frisky)
It’s funny that Heather Locklear became the poster child for hit-and-runs, considering the only thing she hit was a “no parking” sign. The “Melrose Place” star was already serving three years probation for reckless driving after being arrested for a DUI in 2008, and received a misdemeanor hit-and-run for knocking over the street sign without notifying the police.
There was an investigation after Orlando Bloom crashed into a parked Porsche, allegedly dodging a minivan that cut him off. One of Bloom’s friends suffered a fractured neck and another had cuts from her seat belt. But after the crash, Bloom took off for a while on foot. The paparazzi pleaded for the actor to return to the scene, more likely for more pictures and not for legal concerns.
Which reminds me of this classic:
See the rest at The Frisky.
A great list from Mike Fourth and Mental Floss.
You know the characters, but you might not know their full names. Store these away for future trivia nights.
Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. (Ken’s last name is Carson.)
Cap’n Crunch’s full name is Captain Horatio Magellan Crunch.
Snuffleupagus has a first name—Aloysius.
In the Peanuts comic strip, Peppermint Patty’s real name is Patricia Reichardt.
The real name of Monopoly mascot Rich Uncle Pennybags is Milburn Pennybags.
On Night Court, Nostradamus Shannon was better known as Bull.
The patient in the classic game Operation is Cavity Sam.
See the rest at Mental Floss.