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BILLIONAIRE COLTS OWNER HAD NEARLY $30,000 IN CASH STASHED IN LAUNDRY BAGS AND A SUITCASE DURING DUI STOP
Billionaire Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay had almost $30,000 in cash when he was arrested earlier this month for driving under the influence. Irsay, 54, was preliminarily charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and four felony counts of possession of illegal prescription drugs following a March 16 traffic stop in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel - and he had $29,000 in cash, said police. The cash was stashed inside a metal briefcase, two laundry bags and his wallet, along with a shocking amount of prescription medicines, authorities said.
ZAC EFRON ATTACKED, PUNCHED IN FACE DURING WILD SKID ROW BRAWL
Zac Efron was attacked and punched during a brawl in the dangerous Skid Row portion of downtown Los Angeles in the wee hours of the morning earlier this week. According to TMZ, shortly after midnight on Sunday, the actor and his bodyguard were involved in a fight including at least three unidentified people believed to be transients in the area. Police broke up the brawl and say Efron told them he and his guard had run out of gas and were waiting for a tow truck when they threw a bottle from the car window. The bottle smashed near the group of transients, who then allegedly confronted the pair. Efron reportedly told cops that two of the men attacked the bodyguard, leading the actor to leave the car to assist him. At that point, Efron was allegedly hit in the mouth. According to TMZ’s source, Efron was “obviously intoxicated” at the time of the incident. The star was in rehab for substance abuse treatment last year. No one was arrested following Sunday’s fight.
MILEY CYRUS SUMMER COLLEGE COURSE BEING OFFERED
It's not uncommon for educational institutions to offer courses on music legends -- Bruce Springsteen to Jay Z are two artists who've recently been subjects of study. Now, a New York State college will offer a course on a musician whose chief claim to fame lately has been her ability to shock: Miley Cyrus. Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, New York, will offer the course, titled The Sociology of Miley Cyrus: Race, Class, Gender and Media, this summer. And according to local paper The Daily Gazette, the professor who's teaching it is 100% serious. Carolyn Chernoff, the visiting assistant professor of sociology at Skidmore, says the class will be a study of cultural conflict. "I created it as a creative and rigorous way of looking at what’s relevant about sociology and sociology.