'Video mocking homeless' shown at Justin Timberlake’s wedding

Oct 26, 2012

Tabloid tales: Timberlake's wedding controversy, Rod Stewart and Ronnie Wood's weird cocaine habits, shark on golf course

A VIDEO played at Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's lavish Italian wedding has sparked criticism for apparently making fun of homeless people. According to the Daily Mail, the video was made by Timberlake's friend, Justin Huchel, and starts with the words 'greetings from your Hollywood friends who just couldn't make it'. The film then shows Eddie, a homeless man with no teeth, saying: "Jessica and Justin, I ain't seen y'all in a while. The gift is in the mail." The video also features a transvestite and a shirtless old man passing on "their best wishes" to the couple. The video has come under fire for mocking the less fortunate, particularly considering the $6.5m the couple spent on the wedding.

Rod Stewart has admitted that he and Ronnie Wood used to put cocaine up their bottoms. In his new memoir, Rod: The Autobiography, Stewart says the former Faces bandmates would "put them in anti-cold capsules" and then "take them anally, where, of course, the human body being a wonderful thing, they would dissolve effortlessly into the system". Speaking on US TV show Access Hollywood, Stewart said using a suppository was how "the French do them". According to the Metro, Stewart and Wood used the unorthodox method because the Rolling Stones guitarist had burnt a hole in his nasal septum from doing too many lines.

Golfers in California received a shock when a shark dropped out of the sky onto their course. A marshal at the San Juan Golf Club found the two-feet long leopard shark, which was still alive, and carried it back to the clubhouse in his golf buggy, before having it transported back to the ocean. "It was just wriggling around," Director of Club Operations Melissa McCormack said. "Honestly, this is the weirdest thing that's happened here." According to the Mirror, the shark had puncture wounds, which implied a bird had originally caught it from the Pacific Ocean, five miles away.

A bus driver drove for 120 miles without realising there was a kitten sleeping inside his dashboard. Simon Mitchell spent the day driving his bus around Chulmleigh, Devon, all the while hearing "a strange purring noise". Mitchell stopped several times to look around the vehicle but couldn't find anything. The Daily Mail reports that at the end of his five-hour shift he returned to the depot, where he eventually removed the dashboard and found the stowaway kitten "sleeping peacefully". Mitchell explained: "I was pleased I found it, because it proved I wasn't going mad." A co-worker has now adopted the kitten - and called him Lucky.

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