Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – One of the canine stars of Ozzy Osbourne’s MTV reality show has gone missing. The metal man’s nanny tells the New York Daily News that Pippi the Pomeranian has disappeared. The Osbournes are devastated and offering a $500 reward.

HERMITAGE, Tenn. – Country singer Lorrie Morgan has been made the “Honorary Associate of the Month” at a Tennessee Wal-Mart. Morgan was making an in-store appearance in support of her new album, The Color Of Roses, when the manager approached her with a commemorative plaque, an official blue Wal-Mart employee vest and a name tag which she promptly donned.

MEXICO CITY – Pop star Shakira might be gored financially soon, if bullfighter Julian Lopez has his way. Lopez says he wasn’t paid for the use of his image in Shakira’s video “Ahi te dejo Madrid” and is suing for $5 million. He doesn’t appreciate his image being interspersed with shots of a model dressed as a matador.

CHICAGO – Pink is in cahoots with Bally Total Fitness to produce a hip-hop aerobics class based on a commercial which uses the singer’s hit “Get The Party Started.”

LONDON – The best way to get under Madonna’s skin is to call her “Madge,” the nickname given to her by British tabloids. An actor working with the Material Girl on a new play, Up For Grabs, made that mistake recently and was chewed out for his faux pas.

Thu 04-18-02