7:37 p.m. ET: In tonight’s Nightline Qwiki, Anchor Cynthia McFadden features Dan Harris’ story of a yoga instructor’s suspicious death at a Buddhist retreat; single men turn surrogacy on its head by choosing to have children without a wife and, Iceland reveals its very own Loch Ness Monster. Watch the Qwiki HERE:
6:50 p.m. ET: Say it ain’t so! It turns out, Anthony Wiener isn’t the only adult using text to send sexy messages. According to a survey by Lookout, a mobile safety company, one in five parents with children under the age of 18, use their smartphones to “sext.”
The sexting isn’t confined to just racy messages or pictures either. 5% of moms have admitted to recording explicit videos on their smartphones and 18% of dads have.
6:14 p.m. ET: J. Michael Riva, an Oscar-nominated production designer, whose credits include A Few Good Men and The Amazing Spiderman, has died at age 63, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
He earned an academy award for his work on The Color Purple and was currently working on Quentin Tarantino’s new film, Django Unchained.
4:20 p.m. ET: Ice cream in the newsroom to wish Senior Producer Mark Lima a very happy birthday! Stay gold, Mark.
4:10 p.m. ET: Lindsay Lohan was in a bad car accident and is in the emergency room at an L.A. hospital reports TMZ.
Her porsche rear-ended an 18 wheeler and was totaled.
According to law enforcement neither Lohan nor the truck driver were under the influence of alcohol.
11:51 a.m. ET: I’ll Have Another, the champion racing horse that was expected to be the first Triple Crown winner since 1978, has pulled out of the Belmont Stakes, trainer Doug O’Neill told the Dan Patrick Show this morning. O’Neill said the horse pulled a tendon.
The announcement comes on the heels (or should we say, the hooves) of the horse’s owner and trainer being investigated recently by sport or federal regulators.
ABC’s Ben Forer reports that O’Neill has a career littered with drug violations. In racing circles he is known as “Drug O’Neill” and has 14 drug violations in 14 states, according to the New York Post.
10:44 a.m.ET: ABC’s senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper tweets a photo from his seat in the White House press room during President Obama’s news conference on the economy:
9:40 a.m. ET: Duck and cover: Over 20 tornadoes have been reported from Denver to New Jersey since Monday.
There were 10 tornadoes reported in Colorado and Wyoming yesterday alone, although no fatalities were reported.