Bloomberg Bothered by Banksy Art, Jamie Lynn-Sigler Debuts Baby
Oct. 20, 2013
It's not always enough to know what's "trending." It kind of helps to know why. Welcome to The Social Climber, where we provide a quick primer on the people, places and things that are being feverishly searched and shared online -- and try to make sense of it all.
Banksy Captivates New York, Irks Mayor
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British street artist Banksy's New York invasion has captivated the city, as his streak of love-it-or-hate-it graffiti continues unabated, with new works popping up across Gotham daily. But there's one man not in awe of the famed artist.
"Graffiti does ruin people's property and is a sign of decay and loss of control," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a press conference.
No comment as usual from the mysterious Banksy. But let's keep our eyes peeled on the exterior of Bloomberg's Upper East Side home for any new artistic additions.
The Social Climber's favorite Soprano, Jamie Lynn Sigler, welcomed a bouncing baby boy in August with her baseball-player fiancé Cutter Dykstra. Baby Beau Kyle at last made his debut in the latest issue of Us Weekly, where the actress discussed being a new mom and her upcoming nuptials.
"I get how they say you will never know what love is until you have a child," she said. "It's such an overwhelming feeling of responsibility, of love, of fear, of everything."
Josh Brolin May be Headed to 'Jurassic World'
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Is Josh Brolin headed back to the Spielberg universe? According to Variety, rumors are beginning to circulate that Brolin, who as a teen starred in the Steven Spielberg-produced classic "The Goonies," will star in the long-gestating "Jurassic World." The film, set for a 2015, release, is also rumored to star Bryce Dallas Howard and adorable "Iron Man 3" tyke Ty Simpkins.
She Passed! Adele Can Now Hit the Road
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Grammy award winning singer Adele can add another feat to her list of accomplishments -- she is now a licensed motorist.
"I passed my driving test this morning!" she wrote on Twitter early Friday.
The Social Climber is just excited as you are, Adele. Now drive yourself to the studio and polish off that next album!
Baseball Legend Bill Russell Arrested
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Hall of Fame center Bill Russell was caught at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport by a TSA agent with a loaded handgun in his luggage. Russell was arrested Wednesday night after attempting to get through security with the .38-caliber pistol. He was cited for having a gun in a restricted area and was released, according to Airport spokesman Perry Cooper.