Traverse City/ Northern Michigan Buzz
Homeless man found drinking in man's living room. 7 and 4 news has more here...
We all know roads around TC can get REALLY congested but there may be a solution. 9 and 10 news has more...
MEGAN FOX had a baby boy on September 27th, and somehow managed to keep it a secret until yesterday, when she announced it on Facebook. His name is Noah Shannon Green, and he's the first child for Megan and her husband BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN. Brian also has a 10-year-old son from a previous relationship.
There have been plenty of false alarms already, so don't get too excited just yet . . . but "multiple sources" claim that JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and JESSICA BIEL are getting married tomorrow in Italy. In fact, celebrations with close friends and family supposedly got underway on Tuesday. Sources say they've managed to keep the exact location a secret so far.
This will probably come in handy at some point: MEL GIBSON'S new girlfriend ASHLEY CUSATO is going for her BLACK BELT IN KARATE. Ashley was a Division One swimmer in college, and she works as an actress and stuntwoman. Her credits include "Baywatch", "The Princess Diaries" and the two Rob Zombie "Halloween" movies. She's 38 years old . . . Mel is 56.
MICHAEL PHELPS isn't just the most decorated Olympian in history . . . he's also the Fittest Man of All Time . . . according to "Men's Health" magazine, which ranked the Top 100. Here's the Top 10 . . .
#1.) Michael Phelps
#2.) Bruce Lee
#3.) Arnold Schwarzenegger
#4.) Jack Lalanne
#5.) Herschel Walker
#6.) Legendary Native American athlete Jim Thorpe
#7.) Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo
#8.) Lance Armstrong. (--An interesting choice, given all the problems he's having lately . . . the latest of which you can read about here.)
#9.) Boxer Manny Pacquiao
#10.) Norwegian Olympic skier Bjorn Daehlie (--Check out the complete list here.)
Nike has decided it's NOT buying LANCE ARMSTRONG'S denials about using performance enhancing drugs. The company has cut ties with him, saying he misled them, and that the evidence against him is, quote, "seemingly insurmountable." He lost several other sponsors, too. Meanwhile, Lance has stepped down as chairman of his cancer charity, Livestrong. But he's still on the board . . . and he's still not admitting guilt.
UMA THURMAN may have just won the award for Most Ridiculous Celebrity Baby Name EVER. Back in July, Uma and her fiancé Arpad Busson had a daughter. And yesterday they revealed her name. It's . . . ROSALIND ARUSHA ARKADINA ALTALUNE FLORENCE THURMAN-BUSSON. They call her Luna for short.
BILL MURRAY is friends with KELLY LYNCH'S husband, screenwriter MITCH GLAZER. And Kelly says that whenever Bill or his brothers see "Road House" on TV, they call to tease him about her sex scene with PATRICK SWAYZE. And they do it in the voice of Carl Spackler . . . Bill's groundskeeper character from "Caddyshack".
"Forbes" has put together their annual list of The Highest-Paid Male TV Actors, which covers the period between May of LAST year and this past May. "Two and a Half Men" star ASHTON KUTCHER came in at #1 with $24 million. HUGH LAURIE and RAY ROMANO followed with $18 million apiece.
On Friday night, police in England got a call about a man with a samurai sword. When they showed up, it turned out it wasn't a samurai, it was a 61-year-old BLIND MAN using one of those white walking canes. So naturally, they Tased him anyway. They've apologized, but an investigation has been launched.
Alanis Morissette causes gay domestic violence? On Sunday, in Florida, a 24-year-old man hit his 33-year-old boyfriend in the face with a plate . . . because the 33-year-old wouldn't stop listening to Alanis. When the cops came, the 24-year-old told them, quote, "That's all the mother[effer] listens to." He was arrested for felony domestic battery.
On Monday, a 23-year-old in Florida started RAMMING a car that cut him off. Both drivers pulled over, and the 23-year-old got out of his car and started throwing punches. The other driver didn't want to fight, but after blocking four punches he decided he had to . . . and LAID OUT the 23-year-old with two punches. He won't be charged, but the 23-year-old was arrested for assault.
Michael Ferns is a high school senior in St. Clairsville, Ohio and a running back for the football team. He has a scholarship to play at the University of Michigan next year . . . and he has 11 touchdowns this season. (--St. Clairsville is 130 miles south of Cleveland.) Two Fridays ago, in the fourth quarter of a game that St. Clairsville won 56-27, Michael got the ball and seemed to be headed for his twelfth touchdown. He ran 52 yards down the sideline, with no one on the other team in position to stop him. But then Michael slowed down and STEPPED out of bounds at the one-yard line. The referees were so surprised that they initially signaled for a touchdown. But Michael and his teammates successfully argued that he DIDN'T really score. Here's why . . . On the next play, the team gave the ball . . . and the touchdown . . . to Logan Thompson, a freshman who rarely gets to play. Logan's father died two days before the game . . . and the team decided to give him a chance to score a touchdown for his dad.