For Steve West's birthday, here are five celebrities who have experienced bad luck in bathrooms, inspired by Steve's plumbing woes. All five goos are extra difficult, because that's the way Steve likes them.
publication date: Friday, July 12, 2013
clue: Conducting her business in a Chinese alleyway brought Heaven down to Earth.
explanation: Wong was a glamorous Chinese singer known for hit songs like "Heaven and Earth." Tabloids photographed her dumping our her chamber pot in a communal toilet in a hutong, an incident that inspired more songs. more…
publication date: Thursday, July 11, 2013
clue: There's no way that a jury can let her attacker walk away scot-free.
explanation: Steenkamp was murdered in her bathroom in February 2013 by legless athlete Oscar Pistorius. more…
publication date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
clue: After an Italian fox dominated him, he was left with 8.75 reasons to forget.
explanation: Louima was beaten and sodomized in a precinct bathroom by a New York police officer named Volpe (Italian for "fox"), who was later sentenced to decades in prison for the assault. Louima received an $8.75 million settlement from the city. more…
publication date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013
clue: His 1987 treatise on religion did not prepare him for a legal constraint.
explanation: Michael, whose album Faith was a hit in 1987, was arrested for lewd conduct in a bathroom. more…
publication date: Monday, July 8, 2013
clue: The cella caldaria was too intense for one of Jersey's most infamous sons.
explanation: In ancient Rome, the "cella caldaria" was a hot room in the public baths. Gandolini, famous for playing a New Jersey mob boss, died in a hotel bathroom in Rome. more…