Thursday, October 8, 2009

Morning Newsdome: Levi Johnston and Michael Vick making us all proud

Posted By on Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 3:26 PM

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>> In an ongoing attempt to win back the Palin family's favor, Levi Johnston has begun going to the gym six days a week to prepare for his Playgirl debut. Way to make us proud, Levi! (People)

>> Another case in point of setting a good example for the kids: Atlanta's own pride and joy Michael Vick, who was released from prison this May after an 18-month term, will star in an eight-part television docu-series on BET tentatively titled "Michael Vick Project." Wonder if the quarterback, who was arrested for running a dog fighting ring,will team up with Bravo for the "Michael Vick and Rachel Zoe Project?" (MSNBC)

>> No wonder there's no famous Saudi rappers. Abdul-Jawad, a Saudi Arabian divorced father of four, was sentenced to five years in jail and 1,000 lashes for talking about premarital sex, pick-up techniques and sex toys on a Lebanese TV show. (Reuters)

>> Another original plan for those suffering from the recession, this time from an athlete down-under. A 23-three-year-old taekwondo Olympian from New Zealand opened a brothel in Auckland this year to finance his 2012 Olympic Games bid. Now the New Zealand Olympic Committee has threatened to sue the man. (Reuters)

>> Finally, proof that tax payers' money is going to good use in this economic downturn, two NASA spacecrafts are set to purposefully crash on the moon tomorrow. (CNN)

(Photo by Joeff Davis)

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