hot stove: Albert Pujols makes baseball money history, Tom Cruise pays for fans and Durex introduces "Viagra" condoms

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hot stove: Albert Pujols makes baseball money history, Tom Cruise pays for fans and Durex introduces "Viagra" condoms

  • Does Tom Cruise have to pay his "fans"? The Mumbai Mirror is reporting that an agency paid 200 people three bucks each to show up and go wild for a photo-op with Cruise who arrived to promote his new film. (via Nerve)
  • Tragedy is repeating itself at Virginia Tech: the school is on lockdown after a an unidentified suspect shot and killed a campus police officer and one other person before fleeing on foot.
  • Dominican baseball star Albert Pujols has signed the second-highest contract in baseball history: the former St. Louis Cardinal has agreed to a $254 million, 10-year deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Angels owner Arte Moreno: "This is a monumental day for Angel fans and I could not be more excited." St. Louis Cardinal fans are feeling betrayed, with some going as far as calling Pujols as "sellout."
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  • The world's oldest dog has died. Pusuke, a tan male Shiba mix who lived in Japan, was 26-years-old.
  • Ex-Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky spent a night in jail after being re-arrested and charged with 12 new charges of child sex abuse following the claims of two additional boys who say they were sexually assaulted by Sandusky. The disgraced coach was released today after posting $250,000 in bail, will remain under house arrest and will be required to wear an ankle monitor
  • Macy's fired an employee after she refused to let a transgender woman change in the women's fitting room. After being told by store officials to comply with a store policy that allows transgender people use either room, Natalie Johnson said she could not allow a man to change in a woman's dressing room because of her religious beliefs.
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  • Condoms with a shot of Viagra in them? Condom-maker Durex says it will be releasing the enhancers very soon.
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