*Move over, Glenn Rice and Wyclef—apparently former 76er Charles Barkley has got a Sarah Palin jones as well.
On top of the recent bombshell revelation that Tea Party Palin allegedly had a one-night stand with former NBA player Glenn Rice, Barkley recently announced that he had been “crushin’” on Ms. Right Winger for quite a while.
Barkley appeared on ESPN’s “Waddle and Wally” radio show, where he gave kudos to Rice for allegedly sleeping with the former vice presidential candidate.
“If that story is true, more power to Glenn Rice. I would never vote for her, I’ll always vote Democratic. I think you’ve got a better chance of helping poor people if you vote Democratic…but I’ll always have a thing for Sarah Palin, and when I read that (about the Rice-Palin hookup), Glen Rice is my hero.”
Back in January, Barkley let loose about his attraction to Palin to “30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan. Morgan responded, “Let me tell you something about Sarah Palin; She’s good masturbation material.”
Yes, unfortunately we remember that. Just like it was yesterday.
*TMZ is reporting that former Miami Heat guard Glen Rice faced off with cops on Friday after his estranged baby mama called police to help her retrieve personal items from his home.
According to a report filed last week with the Coral Gables Police Department, Rice broke up with his girlfreind Tia Santoros over a week ago and refused to let her back into his house, making it impossible to remove her belongings.
Santoros reached out to local law enforcement for support.
According to the report, an officer accompanied her to Glen’s house so she could collect her things.
Glen was said to be cooperative, and the ex-couple even reached a verbal agreement to share custody of their 8-month-old daughter until a more formal custody agreement is reached, the reports stated.
Scottie and Larsa Pippen
*Bravo is about to unleash another batch of housewives – this time a Latin-flavored cast that includes an NBA ex-wife, the current spouse of an NBA legend and an ardent supporter of President Obama.
Meet the six stars of “The Real Housewives of Miami,” scheduled to premiere Feb. 22.
Per Usmagazine.com, the ladies are (pictured left to right):
Alexia Echevarria is the executive editor of Venue magazine, where she covers fashion and celebrity culture. She lives on Miami Beach with her husband Herman and has two sons from a previous marriage.
Marysol Patton is a Miami native who runs her own PR firm, the Patton Group. A divorcee, Patton is known for throwing bashes around town and loves to spend time with her mother, Elsa, who considers herself a “seer” and offers spiritual guidance people in town.
Larsa Pippen is married to basketball star Scottie Pippen and was known as the “Hottest NBA wife.” A mother of four, Pippen boasts that she’s successful at everything she does.
Cristy Rice was recently divorced from NBA star Glen Rice. The show will follow her single life as she juggles business (she owns a clothing store) and being a single mom.
Lea Black has a 9-year-old son with her lawyer husband. A strong supporter of President Obama, the Texas-born Housewife is invested in her own charitable endeavors.
Adriana DeMoura-Sidi is fiery and flirtatious and … newly engaged. Her personality lands her in trouble and the subject of much gossip among the ladies.