Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

Flash Lites: Rip ‘N’ Read Pop Culture Recap

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) – Tom Cruise is unzipping his lips as to why he’s decided to get braces in his middle age: His teeth were so crooked he was chipping them every time he bit down. He tells TV Guide, “These braces are more about function, because I was having a hard time closing my mouth and biting down.”

LONDON – Who does Madonna think she is, the Queen? The London-dwelling pop star recently called upon the British police to help her get out of a traffic jam caused by revelers celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee. Cops tell London’s Sun tabloid they were happy to steer Madge clear of the masses.

NEW YORK – Before former Sopranos thug Vincent Pastore was an actor, he owned a failing bar in New York called the Crazy Horse. Now his past is coming back to haunt him. Pastore tells gossip reporter Baird Jones the new season of the Sopranos will feature two of the main characters buying a bar called – you guessed it – The Crazy Horse.

LONDON – Move over Ozzy, Oasis’ Noel Gallagher is saying he’s ready for his closeup. Noel recently told NME.com that not only is Oasis ready if asked to do a reality show, but they’ve already got thousands of hours of footage that their roadies have been recording since 1995. However, Noel says he isn’t as money-hungry as the Oz clan and would only want about $20,000 an episode.

NEW YORK – Allure magazine is smelling like a rose these days. The perfume experts at the Fragrance Foundation have awarded the mag a “Fifi Award” for having the best perfume samples.

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