Pussycat Dolls Founder Robin Antin Claps Back At Ex-Member’s Claims The Group Was A Front For Industry Prostitution

Robin Antin Fires Back At Prostitution Claims

Pussycat Dolls creator Robin Antin did NOT take too kindly to an ex-member’s claims that she was really running a prostitution ring with her Vegas revue/pop group back in the day.

In the midst of the Harvey Weinstein drama, former Doll Kaya Jones spoke her own truth, and revealed that the Robin Antin sold the Pussycat Dolls dream to the group’s young singer/dancers as an opportunity to hit it big in the music industry…all the while twisting, manipulating, and abusing them into sexual encounters with big wigs. She even claimed the suicide death of Simone Battle was a result of similar abuses.

Robin caught up with The Blast and did just that to all of Kaya’s revelations. She called Kaya’s claims “disgusting, ridiculous lies,” and said that she was clearly just “looking for her 15 minutes.”

Furthermore, she says Kaya isn’t one to speak, since she was never officially a member of PCD anyway.

She says Jones was just one of the many girls that auditioned for the group over the years, but ended up washing out and never became a permanent fixture.

Antin is especially incensed that Jones would bring up former G.R.L. member Simone Battle‘s suicide, saying it’s not just “nasty,” but it’s unfathomable and disrespectful to everyone who works towards suicide prevention and awareness.

Hmmm. Honestly, if she really is running girl groups as a front to provide…services…to high-end clientele from unsuspecting beautiful young girls hoping to hit the bigtime with their talents, it’s not like she’s going to just ADMIT it the first time she’s called out. Do you believe Robin or Kaya?

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Stanton joins elite group with 59th HR: ‘It’s crazy to be in that company’

Giancarlo Stanton‘s 2017 campaign will now guarantee him one of the 10 best seasons in home-run history.

After unleashing a terrifying pair of long balls Thursday against the Atlanta Braves to give him 59 on the year, Stanton leapfrogged Jimmie Foxx (1932), Hank Greenberg (1938), Mark McGwire (1997), and Ryan Howard (2006), who had all hit 58 in one season. Now, he sits tied with Babe Ruth’s 1921 tally – one away from the Great Bambino’s 60 in 1927 – while joining other names such as Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, and Roger Maris in the top 10 of baseball’s all-time single-season home run leaderboard.

“Those are all the guys I looked up to,” Stanton said postgame, per FOX Sports Florida. “Modeled my – some are lefties – but I modeled my swings, my home run trots, just the way the ball flies … It’s crazy to be in that company.

“It doesn’t sink in yet, doesn’t make sense really yet, but it’s really cool. It’s everything I’ve worked for. It’s something really cool.”

Most HRs in 1 season:

Player Team HRs Year
Barry Bonds Giants 73 2001
Mark McGwire Cardinals 70 1998
Sammy Sosa Cubs 66 1998
Mark McGwire Cardinals 65 1999
Sammy Sosa Cubs 64 2001
Sammy Sosa Cubs 63 1999
Roger Maris Yankees 61 1961
Babe Ruth Yankees 60 1927
Babe Ruth Yankees 59 1921
Giancarlo Stanton Marlins 59 2017

With only three games left in the season, it’s difficult to predict where Stanton will finish, though the round mark of 60 is a moderately safe assumption.

Stanton, though, isn’t planning to do anything differently to reach the milestone.

“It’s impossible not to think about, but the more you think about it the harder it’s going to be, in my perspective,” he said. “Take the rest of the at-bats to simplify it; if it happens, it happens. If not, it’s not a failure, so I think I’ll survive.”

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MLB owners approve Marlins sale to Jeter-led group

MLB owners unanimously approved the sale of the Miami Marlins to an ownership group led by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and American businessman Bruce Sherman, the league announced Wednesday.

"I wish the best to (previous owner) Jeffrey Loria and (outgoing team president) David Samson," commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement.

“During their tenures, the Marlins won the 2003 World Series, hosted this season’s successful All-Star Week at spectacular Marlins Park and eagerly supported our efforts to grow the game internationally. I congratulate Mr. Sherman on receiving approval from the Major League Clubs as the new control person of the Marlins and look forward to Mr. Jeter’s ownership and CEO role following his extraordinary career as a player.”

The approval is dependent on the completion of the sale, which is expected to be made official within the next week.

Jeter reportedly called Samson – who is reportedly set to be replaced – to fire special assistants Jeff Conine, Andre Dawson, Tony Perez, and Jack McKeon because he didn't want to do it himself.

There's also been speculation that Jeter wants to cut the Marlins payroll to as low as $ 55 million, contingent upon the team finding a trade partner for MVP candidate Giancarlo Stanton.

Loria purchased the Marlins in 2002. The team won the World Series the next year, defeating Jeter's Yankees in four games.

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NCAA transfer group to seek input regarding eligibility standards

The NCAA Division I Transfer Working Group plans to reach out to other NCAA members regarding a number of transfer standards and practices that could change the landscape of college athletics.

The group will send a survey to presidents, athletic administrators, coaches, and other faculty to seek input regarding changes to practices involving student-athletes' permission to contact other universities as well as a one-time immediate eligibility clause, according to Michelle Brutlag Hosick of NCAA.org.

Current permission to contact standards require student-athletes to seek permission from their current schools to reach out to other schools regarding a transfer. If the school denies permission, the student will be unable to receive an athletic scholarship on a transfer.

The group aims to propose a "notification model" that acts as a sort of exit meeting between players and coaches at the end of athletic seasons.

The proposal also includes "an academic transfer standard for all students that would tie one-time immediate eligibility for competition after transfer to a set of academic benchmarks instead of to in what sport the student athlete competes."

The survey is set to be distributed in early September, and responses will be required by Sept. 22.

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Yankees’ Severino collects strikeout No. 200, joins elite group

The New York Yankees have a budding ace on their staff, and, in collecting his 200th strikeout of the season on Sunday against the Boston Red Sox, Luis Severino became the first American League pitcher since Felix Hernandez with at least that many punchouts in a season before turning 24 years old.

Since Hernandez accomplished the feat with 217 strikeouts in 2009, the milestone has been met by three other National League pitchers:

Pitcher Year Age K
Jose Fernandez 2016 23 253
Noah Syndergaard 2016 23 218
Clayton Kershaw 2011 23 248
Clayton Kershaw 2010 22 212
Felix Hernandez 2009 23 217

The accomplishment is much more common in the NL, with pitchers having the benefit of facing other pitchers as opposed to designated hitters. Severino became only the fifth pitcher since 1987 to make the prestigious list:

Pitcher Year Age K
Felix Hernandez 2009 23 217
Scott Kazmir 2007 23 239
Jeremy Bonderman 2006 23 202
Barry Zito 2001 23 205

(Stats courtesy: Baseball-Reference)

Amazingly, 2009 was Hernandez’s fourth full season, which is still arguably the Seattle Mariners ace’s best season, posting a 2.49 ERA and 3.09 FIP over 238 2/3 innings.

Severino has had middling success over the past two seasons, collecting just 133 1/3 innings prior to the 2017 campaign. However, this year, he’s striking out more than 25 percent of the batters he faces, and has more than doubled his career workload.

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Man Who Said He Was Stabbed By Antifa Group Arrested For Making It All Up

A Colorado man who claimed he was stabbed in the hand for looking like a neo-Nazi by the Antifa group was arrested for fabricating his story. Joshua Witt is now facing charges that could land him up to one year in jail for his false statement.

The Denver Post reports:

Joshua Witt, 26, told police on Aug. 16 that he was stabbed in the hand by a man who approached him outside the Steak ‘n Shake restaurant at 3502 River Point Parkway.

Witt told police the man asked if he was a neo-Nazi and then tried to stab him. Witt claimed his hand was injured as he tried to protect himself. Witt, a U.S. Navy boatswain’s mate who lives in San Diego, posted photos of his injured hand on his Facebook page and shared the fake story about being stabbed.

Witt’s report followed blanket news coverage of a white supremacy rally in Charlottesville, Va., that turned violent. One woman who was protesting the Unite the Right demonstration was killed when a white supremacist drove into the crowd.

Not only did Witt fib about being stabbed, he purchased the knife himself. Witt copped to cutting himself on the hand to Sheridan police on Aug. 24. He faces a fine of up to $ 2,650 along with the possible jail time.

Photo: Sheridan Police

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