All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Special Olympics’

Vince Vaughn, Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Take Polar Plunge in Lake Michigan for Special Olympics

Vince Vaughn, Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney jumped into the freezing, icy waters of Lake Michigan Sunday in support of Special Olympics. Chicago’s Lake Michigan was the scene for fundraiser for Special Olympics, where the celebrities took their polar plunge. Maura Bruton, a spokeswoman for the event, confirmed Sunday that Gaga did the plunge along with more than 4,500 other …

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Katy Perry Bemoans Her Childhood Education, Campaigns For Teachers

Katy Perry wishes the education she received as a child would have better prepared her for life. Instead of letting it get her down, the Firework singer has decided to use her international pop star status to promote educational opportunities across America. In a recent interview with Yahoo! about her “Make Roar Happen” campaign, which raises money for teachers through …

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Jimmy Fallon Takes Polar Plunge in Lake Michigan

Jimmy Fallon and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took the Polar Plunge into Lake Michigan on Sunday morning. Fallon promised the mayor if he appeared on his show in New York City that he would come to Chicago to take the big cold plunge. Emanuel, who wore a green Chicago Public Library T-shirt and shorts, went first. Jimmy Fallon followed immediately …

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Joe Flacco Pledges Not to Use the R-Word

This year, just before the Super Bowl, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (the self-proclaimed best quarterback in the NFL) stated that holding the Super Bowl in non-domed venues where the weather is cold is “retarded.” He immediately took his words back, calling it “stupid” instead, but the word had been said. Flacco issued a public apology on Super Bowl media …

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