Stories I’m Too Lazy To Write About [12-17-12]

Bushmaster adBushmaster rifles still running embarrassing ad campaign about manly men. (Gawker)

Everybody Hates Chris-style sitcom about/produced by Justin Bieber coming to ABC. (NME)

Nick Cannon dumped Kim Kardashian for lying about her sex tape. (Evil Beet)

No fatalities in San Antonio theater shooting yesterday. (Huffington Post)

Darren Criss shows his gleeful candy canes for Men of McKinley calendar. (Celebuzz)

Great day for Star Trek fans: new trailer AND the leaked first ten minutes. (Wired/Gizmodo)

Brooke Mueller cured of Adderall addiction after six days of outpatient treatment. (TMZ)

Oregon Mall Gunman Jacob Tyler Roberts Said ‘I Am The Shooter’ Before Opening Fire

Jake Roberts gun tattooNew details on Tuesday’s Clackamas Mall shooting in Oregon have emerged. The gunman, who killed two (not including himself) and put one in the hospital, has been identified as Jacob Tyler Roberts.

22-year-old Roberts carried a semi-automatic rifle (believed to be an AR-15, one of the same weapons James Holmes used in Aurora) while wearing a white mask and a bulletproof vest.

A witness/Macy’s employee told the Associated Press that Roberts, who eventually shot himself outside of the REI, announced “I am the shooter” before firing.

The three victims have also been identified as 45-year-old West Linn native Steve Forsyth (deceased), 54-year-old Cindy Ann Yule of Portland (deceased), and Kristina Shevchenko (hospitalized).

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Pregnant Olympic Sharpshooter Is A First

Malaysian shooter Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi is not the first pregnant Olympic athlete (that title goes to Swedish figure skater Magda Julin in 1920) but she is the most pregnant and first in the Summer Games.

While Julin was three months along, 29-year-old Taibi is a shocking eight months. Besides being with child, she’s the first female from Malaysia to compete in rifle events.

“When I found out that I was pregnant before competing in the Asian meet, I thought that that was the end of my Olympic dream as I will have to turn my attention to the baby,” Nur Suryani told The Star.

“When I eventually qualified for the 10-meter air rifle event on merit, it made me rethink that perhaps I am supposed to go all the way despite my pregnancy.”  Continue reading “Pregnant Olympic Sharpshooter Is A First”