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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Death Threats’

Amy Schumer Gets Death Threats

Amy Schumer doesn’t think of herself as a feminist icon. And perhaps that is what makes her the ideal feminist icon. Amy Schumer isn’t trying to be anything but herself, and she demands that she not be required to throw in a super-skinny body to boot in order to be taken as seriously as the next guy. Amy Schumer told …

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Paris Hilton Receives Death Threats from Anti-Semite Who Thinks She is Jewish

Paris Hilton has been receiving death threats from a crazed anti-Semite who apparently thinks she is Jewish, according to TMZ. Paris Hilton’s father, Rick Hilton, has apparently also been allegedly named in the man’s Facebook posts. In fact, he seems to be trying to communicate with Rick Hilton, sending threats against Paris. While the man’s name has not yet been …

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Kris Jenner Reportedly Received Death Threats

Kris Jenner doesn’t take any type of threat lightly. As a matter of fact, she takes them very seriously, and now she’s reportedly going to great lengths to protect her family. According to Radar Online, the 58-year-old matriarch has opted to increase security at the family’s Hollywood Hills home. Her decision follows a number of reported hacker threats made against …

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Chris Rock Gets Death Threats Over Gun Comments

Comedian Chris Rock is no stranger to controversy. In fact, it is his stock in trade. The outspoken comic has turned heads many times, talking about topics political and racial. But Rock’s latest stance has caused a stir that has him a bit spooked. Rock joined other celebrities at an event in Washington, D.C. last year to support President Obama’s …

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Flappy Bird Creator Threatened After Pulling Game

Vietnam-based developer Nguyễn Hà Đông had achieved much success with his mobile game, Flappy Bird. In fact, according to The Verge, it was earning $50,000 per day. The side-scrolling game’s objective was to direct a flying bird, which moves continuously to the right, between each oncoming set of pipes without colliding with them. If it collides with the pipes, the …

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Facebook Death Threats Against Congressional Dems Land Man in Prison

Making death threats to members of Congress is ill-advised, and it’s especially dense to make them on a public forum like Facebook. A New York man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after he admitted to using Facebook to make threats against a handful of top Congressional Democrats. Lawrence Mulqueen, 50, told a federal judge that he was …

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Suspects’ Aunt: Threats Received, “Picture Was Staged”

Now that the days-long nightmare following the Boston Marathon bombings is over, the U.S. is coming to terms with who the bombers were, and what that means for the nation. The FBI last wednesday revealed its suspects in the bombings, and the following night police gunned down one of the suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, during a shootout. Tsarnaev’s brother, Dzhokhar, managed …

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Charlotte Man Threatens to Hit Obama with “Lee Harvey Oswald Swag” on Twitter, Promptly Arrested

Threatening to kill the President of the United States is a serious offense. Threatening to kill the President of the United States on Twitter is outstandingly idiotic. Apparently, 21-year-old Donte Jamar Sims thought it would be good idea to announced his plans to assassinate President Obama to his 566 followers on September 3rd. The Charlotte resident tweeted a series of …

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Obama Threat Results in Arrest of Washington Man

A man in Washington state was arrested yesterday after making an making a threat against President Barack Obama in an email. According to an Associated Press (AP) report, the Secret Service spokesperson stated that the man was holding a shotgun when he answered a knock on his door from officers. The man, Antono Caluori, lived in an apartment in a …

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Facebook Threat To Obama Brings Guilty Plea

Back in February, Miami area college student Joaquin Amador Serrapio Jr. had this to say on his Facebook page: “If anyones going to UM to see Obama today, get ur phones out and record. Cause at any moment im gonna put a bullet through his head and u don’t wanna miss that! Youtube!” Today he pled guilty to single count …

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Facebook Kill List Prompts School Expulsion, ACLU Lawsuit

The hyper-vigilance against bullying continues to produce situations where it is difficult to discern between legitimate threats or intimidation and dark but innocent adolescent humor. The latest entry into the pool: three eighth-graders in northwest Indiana have been expelled due to a Facebook comment thread where they discussed which of their classmates they would like to kill. A parent happened …

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Occupy Wall Street Twitter Death Threat Spurs NYPD Probe

Occupy Wall Street returned to its ideological home at Zuccotti Park this past Saturday to commemorate the six-month anniversary of the movement and, not much later after they arrived, police evicted the occupying protesters. As you may expect, the protesters did not go quietly into the night and an ensuing clash with police resulted in 73 arrests. While this is …

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