The suspects in the theft of Lady Gaga’s pair of French Bulldogs and the near-fatal shooting of her dog walker Ryan Fischer were arrested on Thursday. Three men were charged with robbery and attempted murder, while the father of one suspect and his girlfriend were charged as accessories when she claimed to have found the dogs and tried to collect the singer’s $500,000 reward. All five suspects are being held on $1 million bail.
Joe Rogan walked backed commentary that encouraged young people to skip inoculation earlier this week after heavy backlash “I am not an anti-vax person,” Rogan remarked. “In fact, I said I believe they are safe and I encourage many people to take them. I just said if you’re a young, healthy person, you don’t need it. Their argument was you need it for other people. But that’s a different conversation. And yes, that makes sense.”
Country singer Morgan Wallen has been banned from the Billboard Music Awards, despite being nominated for six categories. After being rejected from the Country Music Awards in April, Wallen’s N-word controversy continues to harm his career months after apologizing and taking time away from the industry.
“Tiger King” Joe Exotic once again appealed to President Biden to get him out of jail. “What has been done to me puts a black cloud over our entire justice system in America,” Exotic said. “And our leaders of this great country should be ashamed that our own Department of Justice can take part in kidnapping me for political agenda to only end big cats in America.”
His co-star Jeff Lowe is embroiled in his own legal drama as animal rights group PETA filed a motion to join the federal government’s lawsuit against him for violating the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Animal Welfare Act (AWA) while operating his private zoo, Tiger King Park.
Lowe got into a physical altercation with a neighbor earlier this week, when docuseries rival Carol Baskin and her husband Howard flew drones over his Oklahoma zoo to monitor the condition of his animals. The Baskins were visiting his neighbor’s property with a film crew, when Lowe reportedly drove up and attacked the adult son of the owners. Police reportedly responded to the incident.
Heisman trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow tried out for his former college coach’s new team the Jackson Jaguars as a tight end. The quarterback spot will likely be filled by number one draft pick Trevor Lawrence, who completed his career at Clemson with a 43-2 record. Meanwhile, Green Bay Packers’ QB Aaron Rodgers is “so disgusted” with the franchise, that he wants to be traded to one of his top picks, the San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos, or Las Vegas Raiders.