Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Is Giving the Gift of Rehab This Christmas
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The Situation Gives the Gift of Rehab
Jersey Shore's very own Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is giving the gift of free rehab this holiday season. Having battled a past alcohol addiction, he wants to do what he can to help others overcome that same battle. Mike and his wife have teamed up with Banyan Treatment Centers to provide one lucky person with a scholarship. This scholarship will consist of of a free 30 day drug and alcohol treatment program. If you would like to apply, the application process is now officially open. The winner will be selected by Mike and his wife on Christmas Eve. That day is special to them because it will mark the four year anniversary of Mike's sobriety. (via WPST)
Justin Timberlake Makes Public Apology
Justin Timberlake broke his silence after he was photographed holding hands with his Palmer co-star, Alisha Wainwright. JT insisted that nothing happened with Wainwright aside from holding her hand, calling the incident a "strong lapse in judgment." "I should have known better. This is not the example I want to set for my son. I apologize to my amazing wife and family for putting them through such an embarrassing situation," he said in a statement. (via PopCrush)
Woman Sent to Prison for Lying on her Resume
A 46-year-old woman name Veronica Holds Theriault was just sentenced to nearly two years in prison for lying on her resume. Theriault applied for the job of Chief Information Officer in the Australian Regional government. She apparently submitted a fraudulent resume with false information relating to her education and prior employment. She gave fake high profile references and recommendations. She even went so far as to upload a picture of supermodel Kate Uptown as her Linkedin profile picture! Somehow she landed the $185K job, but her scam was discovered about a month into her employment. Yikes! (via The Shade Room)
Migos Launch Popeyes Menu
Coming to a Popeyes and Uber Eats near you, the all new Migos Menu! The hip-hop rap group have teamed up with the fast food chain to launch their very own menu. As if the chicken sandwich craze wasn't enough, this new collaboration that launches on December 6 nationwide is sure to have people losing their minds all over again. The menu includes four different meal options that you can only order exclusively through Uber Eats. (via XXL)
New 'Bad News' Meme Alert!
A Twitter user recently suggested that we ask for consent via text before sharing bad news with friends. So, Twitter did what Twitter does best: It blew the whole thing out of proportion.
And here come the memes...