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Fan Who Caught Derek Jeter's 3000th Hit May Owe IRS $14,000 For It!

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Christian Lopez, the fan who caught Derek Jeter's 3000th hit, may not be so lucky after all.

Even though he asked for nothing after returning the ball to his favorite New York Yankee, the team gifted him with a suite to watch games for the rest of the season, including playoffs.

Every fan in the stadium wishing they were the one who made the catch may be a little relieved to hear it may not have been worth it. In fact, according to New York accountants, the historic catch may actually cost Lopez as much as $14,000 in taxes!

Ugh! Really? That's just absurd!

Apparently, since the total value of the seats could exceed $120,000 the IRS would consider that to be taxable income.

However, a law professor says if the seats were A GIFT then they would not be taxable, explaining:

"The legal question of whether it is a gift or prize is whether the transferor is giving the property out of detached and disinterested generosity. It's hard for me, not being a Yankee fan, to think of the Yankees as being in the business of exercising generosity to others, but there's a reasonable case to be made that these were given out of generosity."

Ummm, yeah! It seems pretty reasonable to assume the seats were given out of generosity because the fan willingly gave the ball back when he could have kept it and sold it himself!

Christian Lopez must be a stand up guy because we're actually more upset about this troubling news than he is. He told reporters:

"Worse comes to worse, I'll have to pay the taxes… The IRS has a job to do, so I'm not going to hold it against them, but it would be cool if they helped me out a little on this."

Ha! Yes, that would be VERY cool. What do you say, IRS?

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95-Year-Old Woman Forced To Remove Wet Diaper For Airport Security

Did this woman really look like THAT much of a threat???

Check out the video (above) about a 95-year-old woman who could NOT receive clearance from airport security until she removed her wet depends.

She nearly missed her flight with only two minutes to spare after security gave her the OK to board her plane.

We saw the video of that young child getting a body search! Why does TSA seem to think that adult diapers and OshKosh B'gosh jeans are legitimate security threats???

Have U ever been pulled aside by TSA for an absurd reason?

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Michele Bachmann Gets Glittered!

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Ha!

Last week, we heard all about a new profile of Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, which revealed that she once thought an ex-nun and lesbian were attempting to kidnap her.

Later on in the profile, we heard the following quote from Michele about being gay:

"Any of you who have members of your family in the lifestyle, we have a member of our family that is. This is not funny. It's a very sad life. It's part of Satan, I think, to say that this is gay. Barbarians need to be educated. They need to be disciplined, and just because someone feels this or thinks this, doesn't mean that we're supposed to go down that road."

We found her comments to be absurd and disgusting…and evidently we weren't alone, because Bachmann was "glittered" (above) by a gay rights activist during a "conservative conference" in Minneapolis, Minn on Saturday.

Okay, so it wasn't the most effective glitter-job EVER, but hey…she tried!

Do U think Michele Bachmann deserved to get glittered for her anti-gay views?

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Sad! Rapper Lil B Gets Death Threats For "Gay" Album Title

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This is sad and absurd!

After titling his upcoming album I'm Gay, rapper Lil B has been receiving death threats.

Here's what he had to say about it:

"People been hitting me up like, 'I'm gonna bash your head in,' 'you f—-t,' 'I'm gonna kill you.' "

"I got major love for the gay and lesbian community, and I just want to push less separation and that's why I'm doing it. I hope GLAAD sees that I'm taking initial steps to break barriers."

According to Lil B, in the album title he's referring to himself as "gay" meaning "happy," and he insists that his album title choice is NOT a gimmick.

The album will be released on iTunes within a month or so, and Lil B won't be changing the album's title, despite the death threats he's received.

What do U think about Lil B's album title? Do U approve?

[Image via WENN.]

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If We Said Britney Ticket Prices Are Absurd, Would You Hold It Against Us?

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Better start saving up if you want to see Brit Brit live, because tickets prices are EXPENSIVE!

Ticketmaster has posted prices for Britney's tour, and they're seriously ABSURD!

Prices range from $96 to $346.50…and that's BEFORE additional fees!!!!

You heard right!!! $96 for the CHEAP seats!!!!!

WTF? Don't they actually WANT people to go see Britney perform?

These ticket prices are CRAZY! We feel awful for all the hardcore Brit Brit fans out there!

It really concerns us that they'd charge SO MUCH for these tickets. We are NOT impressed.

Will U still see Britney in concert? Or do U think these tickets are too ridiculous pricey?

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