Weekend News Roundup! Racism in the NBA, Mary-Kate in Turtle Bay

Published April 27, 2014

Happy Monday! Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.  

 George Clooney, committed bachelor since the end of his first marriage in 1993, is engaged. His fiancée is a very nice looking, 36-year-old, tri-lingual, British human rights lawyer named Amal Alamuddin. [E!]

 Yet more evidence has emerged that Donald Sterling, the owner of the NBA team the Los Angeles Clippers, is a disgusting racist. Over the weekend TMZ posted an audio tape of Sterling telling his mistress not bring black people to Clippers’ games, and to remove a photo of Magic Johnson from her Instagram because of his skin color. For a list of some of the other disgusting racist things Sterling has said over the past 31 years, click here. [TMZ

 DJ Rashad, a house DJ and integral member of Chicago’s footwork dance scene, died on Saturday of a suspected drug overdose. [The Chicago Sun Times]

 The Other Woman
won the box office with just under $25 million. After three weeks in the top spot Captain America: The Winter Soldier slipped to number two. [BOM]

 A French lady offered leftover pizza to a homeless man in New York. Unfortunately, the homeless man was Richard Gere. [Page6]

 Hundreds of boxes of an Atari E.T.-themed videogame were found buried in a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Released in 1983, the game was a notorious flop. [Vulture]

 Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy have bought $13.4 a house in Turtle Bay, because that’s where you really want to live when you make it big… [P6