Ain't nothin' funky about domestic violence. According to CNN, the raspy voiced '80s rapper Tone Loc is currently facing a felony domestic violence charge after a dispute with the mother of his child in Berkeley, Calif. on Saturday. The hip-hop star posted the $50,000 bond after spending fewer than three hours in lock up.
Cue the music: "Jem is truly outrageous / Truly, Truly, outrageous / Whoa, Jem!" Good news, '80s cartoon fans who dig animated rock chicks with alter egos. Pink is the New Blog reports that The Hub Television Network will begin airing episodes of 'Jem and the Holograms,' only one of the best cartoons EVER!
From our "It Came from the '80s' File: '80s teen icons (and former rivals) Tiffany and Debbie Gibson are planning to tour together. The New York Post reports that the singers, who recently starred in the so-bad-it's-good Syfy Channel film 'Mega Python vs. Gatoroid,' will be covering songs and artists that inspired them during the '80s, as well as performing their own songs on the trek.
This year's crop of 'American Idol' contestants are about to make a lot of 'Idol' watchers feel reaaaallllly old thanks to this week's challenge, as the hopefuls will cover songs from the year during which they were born. Many of the contestants were born in the late '80s and early '90s, so be prepared to be drunk on nostalgia when 'Idol' airs this week.