American Joey Chestnut defeated 6-time champion Takeru Kobayashi to capture the Nathan’s Famous hot dog eating contest title. Chestnut downed 66 hot dogs compared to 63 for Kobayashi, setting a new world record in the process. Not surprisingly, the record is expected to be contested by Paris Hilton who reportedly downed 68 wieners at a party last night.
E! News reports that Christina Aguilera and husband Jordan Bratman are expecting their first child. According to friends, the unborn baby plans to imitate his mother by not wearing any clothes for the foreseeable future.
Johnny Knoxville has filed for divorce from his wife of 12 years. In related news, Knoxville’s next Jackass stunt will have him heading into divorce proceedings without the use of a lawyer.
After scrapping a planned 2007 tour earlier this year, Van Halen is reportedly planning a U.S. tour that should start in September, with Wolfgang Van Halen replacing Michael Anthony and with David Lee Roth on vocals. All bets are off if Eddie Van Halen drives by a bar between now and then.
Shares of Donald Trump’s company fell nearly 17 percent Monday after the real estate mogul announced that Trump Entertainment Resorts, which includes 3 casinos in Atlantic City, had failed to be sold. Trying to put a positive spin on the situation, Trump called the drop the hugest and most exciting 17 percent drop in America this year.