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Cocktails For A Cause

Posted by Media Outrage on September 15, 2009

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Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker got all pretty and hit up the Hearst Tower in NYC to attend Cocktails With A Cause benefitting Sophie’s Voice Foundation.  A few other familiar faces were in the building like Keri Hilson, Charles Barkley, Nicole Murphy and Victoria Rowell.  Ladies isn’t Boris looking like somebody you’d love to kidnap?…. Read the rest of this entry »

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Celebrity Poker For A Good Cause

Posted by Media Outrage on July 3, 2009

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Don Cheadle, Cedric The Entertainer, Reggie Miller, Kenny Smith, Marlon Wayans, Montel Williams, Jason Kidd, Mekhi Phifer, Rob Schneider, Andy Bloch, Charles Barkley, Matt Damon and plenty other stars will descend upon the Rio, in Las Vegas this weekend, for an intense fun tournament of poker.  What’s really hot about the entire event, is that the proceeds will provide aid and assistance to the survivors of the crisis in Darfur, Sudan.

Don Cheadle is hosting the third annual Ante Up for Africa, No Limit Texas
Tournament in association with the World Series of Poker. Proceeds from the event will once again go to charities that provide aid and
assistance to the survivors of the crisis in Darfur, Sudan and support
activism dedicated to resolving this crisis. Previous Ante Up tournaments
have raised more than $2 million for the cause. Read the rest of this entry »

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Barkley Gets 5 Days For DUI

Posted by Media Outrage on February 24, 2009


Sir Charles will do 5 days in jail after pleading guilty to drunk-driving in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Via Singersroom:

Charles Barkley will spend five days in jail after pleading guilty to drunken-driving charges in Scottsdale, Arizona. Read the rest of this entry »

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I just wanted some dome

Posted by Media Outrage on January 2, 2009


When Charles Barkley was arrested on Wednesday morning for D.U.I. he ran a stop sign at 1:30 a.m.. The reason? Barkley says he was in a rush to get some head/dome/topped off/blow Job/some Lewinsky from the white woman in his passenger seat.

Via TMZ:

This may be the very best police report of 2008. When Charles Barkley was busted in Arizona early NYE morning for DUI, he told cops he ran a stop sign because he was in a hurry to get some oral sex.

According to the officer who wrote the report, “He told me that he ran the stop sign because he was in a hurry to pick up the girl I saw get in the passenger seat.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Charles Barkley Arrested

Posted by Media Outrage on December 31, 2008


Charles Barkely was arrested earlier this morning (Wednesday) for suspicion of drunk driving.

Via Yahoo:

Charles Barkley was arrested on suspicion of drinking and driving early Wednesday morning.

An officer with a law enforcement task force that targets drunken driving saw the former NBA star run a stop sign around 1:30 a.m., said Gilbert police Lt. Eric Shuhandler.

Barkley declined to submit to a breath test but was given a blood test. The results weren’t immediately available. Read the rest of this entry »

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Damn Mike

Posted by Media Outrage on December 7, 2008


It was brought to our attention that several years ago Charles Barkely said that while he and Michael Jordan were still playing in the league, that one day they were out and about and a homeless man asked Barkely for some money, and Charles gave the man some money. Jordan in turn chided Barkley saying “you shouldn’t have given him any money because the same way he could beg for money he can also say hi may I take your order at Wendys.”

All we can say is that’s some cold ish right there Mike. Thanks for the tip Jamal.

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Charles Barkely: If I Was Lebron James I Would Shut The Hell Up

Posted by Media Outrage on November 29, 2008


The always vocal Charles Barkely had a few choice words for Lebron James aka the FUTURE of the NBA, and Lebron fired right back.

Via Yahoo:

LeBron James reacted strongly to Charles Barkley’s comments that the Cavaliers star isn’t showing respect for Cleveland fans and his teammates by discussing his possible free agency following the 2010 season.

“He’s stupid. That’s all I’ve got to say about that,” James said Friday night before the Cavaliers’ game against Golden State.

Barkley made the comments on TNT’s NBA studio show and Dan Patrick’s radio show.

“If I was LeBron James, I would shut the hell up,” Read the rest of this entry »

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Celebrities unite for telethon

Posted by Media Outrage on September 6, 2008

Last night, the Stand Up To Cancer Telethon took over all three major networks at NBC, CBS, and ABC. More than 60 celebrities from music, sports, TV, and film showed up to make history. Beyonce, Halle Berry, Charles Barkley, Chris Tucker, Jennifer Aniston, Salma Hayek, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe, Forest Whitaker, Keanu Reeves, America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), BeBe Winans, Jennifer Garner and a few other stars all supported. That’s definitely a beautiful thing for celebrities to unite for. To read more in-depth about the purpose of the show click here.

To see a few more pics from the event Read the rest of this entry »

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True Benevolence

Posted by Media Outrage on July 25, 2008

Charles Barkley did a rather charitable thing by paying for a young man’s college tuition to Temple University in Philly.


CHRISTIAN ABATE majored in education at Temple, but put his studies on hold for a few years while having financial hardship.

He’s worked as a busboy for eight years at Saloon (750 S. 7th), where he struck up a friendship with one generous regular at the Italian restaurant who volunteered to pay his Temple tuition.

During a visit to Saloon last summer, Charles Barkley asked Abate how he was enjoying teaching, and was disappointed to learn that Abate had still not returned to Temple because of problems securing financial aid. Abate, 28, of South Philly, started at Temple in 1997, months after graduating from St. John Neumann High. Read the rest of this entry »

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Charles Barkley owes $400,000

Posted by Media Outrage on May 15, 2008

Via AP:

Retired NBA star Charles Barkley will face criminal charges if he doesn’t repay a $400,000 gambling debt to a Las Vegas casino, a prosecutor said Thursday.

“We’re in the process of sending Mr. Barkley notice that we’re considering filing a criminal complaint,” Clark County District Attorney David Roger said. “He’ll have an opportunity like anybody else to make restitution to the hotel.”

The posh Wynn Las Vegas casino alleges in a civil complaint filed Wednesday in Nevada state court that Barkley failed to repay four $100,000 casino markers, or loans, he received last Oct. 18 and 19.

“To date, and despite repeated demands, Barkley has refused to repay the $400,000,” the complaint said.

Barkley estimated during a May 2006 interview with ESPN that he’d gambled away about $10 million over the years.

“Do I have a gambling problem? Yeah, I do have a gambling problem,” Barkley said. “But I don’t consider it a problem because I can afford to gamble.”

He said he never bet on basketball, and only bet in casinos. He called it a bad habit that he intended to continue.

Mediaoutrage– $400,000 shouldn’t be a problem for Barkley to pay being that he earns a nice paycheck from TNT.

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