Says the footballer: "I hope I can get people involved and understand what is really going on with fur. When I was younger growing up, I thought it was all fake―they didn’t really kill animals. So when I found out how they ... kill animals, I really wanted to become a part of this campaign."
The advert debuted on Friday. BTW: PETA says the football in the photo is made from synthetic material, not leather.
The impoverished city of Camden, New Jersey may "permanently shut its library system, potentially leaving
residents among the few in the United States
unable to borrow a library book free," reports Philly.com. "[The city] is facing a $28 million projected deficit stemming from reductions
in state aid and a long-standing lack of taxable property. ... Discussions are under way that would allow the county library system to take over at least one branch. There is little, if any, precedent to permanently closing an entire library system, experts said. The American Library Association could only cite one other example."
This should start an interesting slash fiction genre. Football divas and sporno hotness Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco are now Cincinnati Bengals teammates and are styling themselves as Batman and Robin. T.O. posted one of the images from the promotional photoshoot.to his Twitter.
This after months of publicly pleading from Ochocinco to sign with the team—and offering to happily be his Robin. "It dont take that damn long to sign on the dotted line, lets go damit!" Ochocinco tweeted. "You can be Batman i will be Robin, lets go!"
Chad Ochocinco a pushy ... Robin? Can't wait to see the behind-the-scenes video. More images WHEN YOU JUMP ...
Football diva and spornohotness Chad Ochocinco tweets "before" and "after" shrinkage Twitpics after stepping out of the shower. It's not quite Visanthe Shiancoe but probably NSFW. See the images—"Ladies only", hear that Terrell?—AFTER THE JUMP ...
Spotted courtside at the Staples Center at Sunday's Lakers v Trailblazers game. Not sure if they're trying to mimic each other or is that merely the official pose that hot footballers strike when they meet each other. A few more plus Chad and Becks' courtside companions AFTER THE JUMP ...
Chad Ochocinco, the flamboyant superstar wide receiver of the Cincinnati Bengals, tweeted news that he would appear on the coverof Urban Ink magazine. The NFL star later uploaded to Twitter several photos from the shoot, including this shirtless one with reality star Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander. Lucky her.
If you haven't already seen the November issue of GQ, you definitely want to pick up a copy. Chad Johnson, the super star wide receiver of the Cincinnati Bengals, is the subject of an extensive profile that veers from analysis, to therapy, to, well, strip show. "I got my sexy back," the star player tells the reporter, "dressed only in a pair of high-tech skintight athletic shots" that "revealed 99 percent of his body."
"While he's still upstairs," writes Nate Penn. "I take the opportunity to review my notes, but in this unlit room I can hardly read them, and I worry if it might convey the wrong impression if I ask a basically naked man to turn on a lamp 'so I can see better.' "
Something tells us that Chad Johnson would not have minded because the article has several more homoerotic passages. Meanwhile, an incredible Sunday for the flamboyant player, who had a career-high 12 catches for 103 yards and three touchdowns to lead Cincinnati past Tennessee, 35-6, and commandeered a television camera after his first TD.