I am no fan of Yahoo as a service or business, nor do I understand America’s fixation with bleaching their hair.
But I simply love how Carol Bartz, Yahoo’s CEO who was fired last Tuesday by telephone, has broken every rule about being forced out. She refuses to use euphemisms and press releases, and has called the board “doofuses” in the business magazine Fortune. She says in the interview that the board “fu#*+d me over.”
Those are some ginormous balls, and perhaps a career revival. Godspeed, Carol!
A week full of scandals and bad behavior. Above is Oshio Manabu, an actor and pop singer, who fled the house of a woman with whom he did Ecstasy after she fell ill. He called his manager and left without calling for medical help. Later, she died. Now And now Manabu’s wife is divorcing him.
The second scandal involves “self-proclaimed professional surfer” Takaso Yuichi busted for amphetamine stuffed in his underwear who blamed his wife, popular actress Sakai Noriko. She fled the city but was arrested today after leaving her son at the home of her husband’s mistress.
Sadly I can’t find a photo of alleged surfer Takaso (Above is Takaso, thanks to an anonymous tipster, unfortunately not caught in surfer action), although I was charmed to hear that the government has pulled the wife’s movie promoting the new lay jury system in Japan. Apparently they don’t want a fictional “juror” who is a real life suspect.
The Japanese press is finding many warnings that Noripi was corrupted by her husband of ten years. Why she even got a tattoo last year: a clear signal of descent into depravity, no?
Early last year a tattoo was spotted on her left ankle, something not considered in keeping with her pure and innocent image. Showbiz sources say she had lost a lot of weight and was behaving erratically lately.
And lastly here is Noripi singing her “Blue Rabbit” (Aoi Usagi) song: