Nun Fires Perfect First Pitch Strike, Leaves Internet in Awe

It's official.

In case there was any doubt before, all debate has now been put to rest:

Sister Mary Jo Sobieck of Marian Catholic High School in Chicago is a better pitcher than 50 Cent.

As proven in THIS CLIP, the rapper is on record as having thrown the worst first pitch in Major League Baseball history.

So, in that sense, the perfect strike tossed by Sister Mary in the video featured here did not have a high bar to clear in order to be placed higher than 50 Cent's attempt many years ago.

But this awe-inspiring nun didn't just head out to the mound on Saturday and barely manage to get the baseball over the plate.


First, she did a little trick with the ball in her hand and then she threw what can just be described as an ideal 12-6 curveball, one that would have fooled even Aaron Judge or Mike Trout.

It floated right down into the catcher's mitt in the heart of the strike zone when all was said, done and applauded.

Sister Mary was called upon to make this ceremonial first pitch in Chicago, prior to yet another White Sox loss.

They fell to the Royals by a score of 3-1 after the nun left the mound.

With a record of 45-77, it's pretty clear the White Sox could use Mary Jo Sobieck on their roster.

Maybe not as a starter. Her arm might lack the stamina to go six or seven innings.

But as a late-inning reliever?

Someone to come in for a batter or two and disrupt the opposing team's rhythm?

Someone ordained by God, no less?!?

Sign her up, Sox!

And check out this footage now, readers!

(And then click on the following link to compare this memorable first pitch to past first pitches. Who hurled it best?)

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Brad Pitt Fires Back at Angelina Jolie, Accuses Ex of Media Manipulation

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are, objectively, two of the best looking people on the planet.

It is therefore ironic that their divorce proceedings have taken a turn for the very very ugly.

On Tuesday afternoon, Jolie raised the stakes in her legal battle against Pitt by filing court documents that accused the actor of basically stiffing her out of child support payments.

Despite the stars not even having a formal financial arrangement in regard to their six children, an attorney for Jolie said in a two-page brief that Pitt “has paid no meaningful child support since separation.”

She added that her famous client intends to file for the “establishment of a retroactive child support order.”

This is a pretty damning accusation, as it managed to paint Pitt as both a bad father and as a cheapskate.

It’s no surprise, therefore, that Pitt has now fired back.


On Wednesday, Pitt detailed (through his own set of legal papers) how he lent Jolie approximately $ 8 million to help her purchase her current house.

He also says he paid more than $ 1.3 million in bills for the benefit of her and their kids: Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 12, and 10-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox.

In full, Pitt’s response reads as follows:

“There is no need for a Case Management Conference to schedule a hearing or filing deadlines regarding child support.

“[Pitt] adamantly disputes the contention that he has not paid significant child support.

“[Pitt] has previously loaned [Jolie] $ 8 million to assist her in purchasing her current residence and has paid over $ 1.3 million in bills for the benefit of [Jolie] and the minor children.”

Aside from this rundown, however, Pitt’s attorney also said Jolie’s filing is “unnecessary, omits material information and is a thinly-veiled effort to manipulate media coverage.”

Like we said, things have turned very ugly.

And also very personal.

Jolie alleges to have proof that Pitt is an unfit father, but we have yet to see it.

Some have argued for some time now that Jolie is simply trying to make her estranged husband look as terrible as possible in order to win full custody of her kids.

This allegation goes way back to when Pitt was investigated by the FBI for an alleged altercation between himself and his teenage son Maddox right around the time the stars separated in September 2016.

The actor was never found to have acted illegally or inappropriate, not in any official manner.

Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt nearly two years ago, citing irreconcilable differences.

The split seemed relatively calm and amicable for awhile, most notably just this past June when Jolie and Pitt reached a new temporary custody agreement.

It laid out all of the dates during the summer that the actor will have custody of the six kids.

A spokesperson for the actress released a statement shortly afterward which aimed to dispel the notion that Jolie was trying to paint Pitt with a negative brush in the press.

“From the start, Angelina has been focused only on [the kids’] health and needs, which is why it was so important that this last court hearing be conducted privately,” this statement, in regard to leaks, read.

It concluded:

“It’s deplorable that someone, for their own selfish reasons, leaked selective portions of the confidential and sealed court record to create an inaccurate and unfair picture of what is really happening.”


We’re not even trying to take sides here.

We just think it’s very depressing that it has come to this for the couple formerly known as Brangelina, don’t you?


Kailyn Lowry FIRES Teen Mom 2 Producer: He Set Me Up to Get My Ass Kicked!

If you're a longtime Teen Mom 2 viewer, then you're probably familiar with JC Cueva.

Cueva has been embedded in Delaware as Kailyn Lowry's producer since 2016.

Unfortunately, it seems his days as head of the show's Kailyn unit has come to an end, and it was none other than Kail herself who kicked Cueva to the curb.

Yes, according to The Ashley's Reality Roundup, Lowry fired Cueva after accusing him of being more concerned with his job than with her safety.

It all played out during last night's drama-packed Teen Mom 2 reunion, and the situation highlights just how upset Kail was over what went down.

1. Angry Kail

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If you watched Monday’s reunion special, you know that it was quite a stressful night for Ms. Lowry.

2. Multiple Confrontations

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Kail nearly came to blows with Briana DeJesus on more than one occasion. Both times, security guards prevented the ladies from actually pummeling each other.

3. In Harm’s Way

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Though she escaped the evening without any injuries (though she did get her hair pulled by Britanny DeJesus) Kail apparently felt that producers didn’t do enough to keep her safe.

4. Pre-Show Drama

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According to The Ashley, Kail was already less than thrilled with Cueva as “JC had some drama with one of Kail’s friends” during a previous taping session.

5. JC Ya Later

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Little is known about that incident, but it reportedly made Kail “uncomfortable” working with Cueva.

6. Lashing Out

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The situation came to a head after the second of Kail and Bri’s two on-set confrontations, as Lowry felt that Cueva intentionally put her in harm’s way.

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Kim Kardashian Gets Body-Shamed By Tyson Beckford, Fires Back With Homophobic Insult

It’s one of the most random celebrity feuds in recent memory, and it’s got Twitter divided as to how far is too far when one is clapping back at a hater.

It all started when Tyson Beckford commented on an Instagram photo that showed Kim Kardashian walking into Jimmy Kimmel’s studio for an appearance on his show earlier this week.

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“Sorry I don’t care for it personally,” he commented, as though anyone had asked his opinion.

“She is not real, doctor f–ked up on her right hip.”

Now, Kim has been denying plastic surgery rumors for the entirety of her career, so it’s not surprising that she took issue with Beckford’s remark.

It is surprising, however, that she chose to malign a marginalized segment of the population in her rebuttal.

“Sis we all know why you don’t care for it,” Kim replied on Instagram.

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Just in case there was any confusion with regard to her intentions, Kim made added the usual shade-throwing emojis:

A brush painting fingernails, a frog, a tea cup — all combining to evoke the image of a bitchy Kermit cutting his critics down to size with a single offhand remark.

Generally, those who stand up to online bullies are applauded for their courage.

But Kim’s comment has raised some serious concerns.

Obviously, she’s implying that Beckford is not interested in her sexually because he’s gay.

Setting aside the troublingly hubristic assumption that if someone doesn’t want to bed you, it must be because of their sexual orientation, it’s problematic that Kim seems to think that accusing Beckford of being a closeted gay man amounts to an insult.

Beckford addressed Kim’s comments in an Instagram story, but opted not to remark on the allegations of homophobia.

“Despite what @TheShadeRoom might be tryna say, my opinion on women who do plastic surgery stays the same, not for me!

“I personally don’t care for it! End of story.”

Just in case anyone doubted that he’s an incredible douche bag, Beckford added:

“Always gonna pick a Beyonce over anyone else.”

Yes, it’s one of those sad situations in which both parties come away looking like jerks.

Obviously, there’s a debate to be had over who comes off worse here.

But the fact that both Kim and Tyson have a whole lot of growing up to do is inarguable.

Do better, y’all.


Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Writer James Gunn Over Offensive Tweets

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” series needs a new writer … Disney just fired James Gunn over a bunch of horrifically offensive tweets from years ago. Gunn made comments about 911, AIDS, the Holocaust and rape. In one of the since deleted tweets he…


Demi Lovato: Fires More Staff, Shudders Website Amidst Relapse Drama

It’s been three weeks since the world learned that Demi Lovato relapsed after six years of sobriety, and it seems the recovery process has been a long and difficult one for the troubled pop songstress.

To her credit, it wasn’t the tabloids that publicized her latest struggles with substance abuse but Demi herself.

In June, she released the song “Sober,” which detailed her fall from the wagon with heartbreaking and surprisingly personal lyrics.

Unfortunately, the release of the song did not signal the start of Demi’s long road back to sobriety, as many had hoped.

Instead, those who know her best say Lovato is still drinking and has no immediate plans to get clean.

“Demi has gone off the rails,” a source tells Radar Online.

Equally troubling is the fact that the singer has reportedly been severing ties with those who wish to help her.

Demi fired her manager earlier this week, and it seems she’s ended her relationship with several other staffers in the days that followed.

“She’s completely dropped her family members, friends and everyone in the sober community, including all of the people at CAST [Demi’s former recovery program],” the source claimed.

“And now she is cutting off her staff who have worked with her forever.”

As Radar reports, Lovato also shut down her website earlier this week.

The site is now back up and running, but the hiatus left many with the impression that Demi is badly in need of some time away from the spotlight.

The fact that Lovato is cashing in on her relapse by actively promoting “Sober” on her social media pages has led some to label her a hypocrite:

“She is making money off her relapse,” says the insider.

“But she is a walking contradiction, because she is does not have a game plan to get clean right now.”

Friends and family already staged an informal intervention, but sadly, it seems their concerns fell on deaf ears.

“[They] suggested to her that she should get some help and go to rehab,” the source claims.

Clearly, Demi didn’t heed that advice.

On social media, Lovato has been the subject of a massive outpouring of concern, but unlike in years past, she seems to have little interest in communicating directly with fans.

Here’s hoping she’s able to find the help she needs before it’s too late.