The Word: Ryan Lochte to hand out roses?

Lochte

With four years until he’s due in Rio, Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte is scoping out a side job in reality TV.

At the top of the list is “The Bachelor,” whose producers have been informed that they’ll need to come up with at least $750,000 for such high-quality abs. But even if they pay, Lochte may pass.

“Ryan is acutely aware that he has to attach himself to the right projects and endorsements that won’t do damage to his all-American image,” a source tells RadarOnline. “As much as he’d like to do it, Ryan does have some reservations about ‘The Bachelor’ because he wouldn’t have any control on how he is portrayed on the show.”

Ryan, at this point there’s nothing more American than compromising your reputation, marriage and career in the name of fleeting fame. Consider this our blessing.

Bynes driving us crazy

Amanda Bynes has been slowly working her way up to a meltdown of Britney proportions for quite a while, but she’s starting to pick up the pace. After being charged with a DUI in April and investigated for a possible hit-and-run just two weeks ago, the actress was involved in another car accident in L.A. on Monday night, reports E! Online. In the latest incident, Bynes’ Range Rover was rear-ended, but neither driver was ticketed.

Amanda Bynes, even the girl who writes about your car accidents can afford a cab ride home. You’re killing us over here.

Puerto Rico gets a little hotter

Hide your supermodels: Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert Pattinson are vacationing together, thanks to a little play date set up by mutual friend Reese Witherspoon.
 
“Rob was totally taken by surprise when Leo called him,” a source tells PerezHilton.com. “He invited Rob along on a getaway he’s planning when he’s in Puerto Rico. Leo wants to book a mansion at a secret location on the coast so he and his pals can party in private.”


News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
Local

Memorial held for Sean Collier, MIT police officer…

More than 1,600 people gathered at MIT on Friday for a memorial service for Sean Collier, the police officer shot to death a year ago in the aftermath of the…

National

Florida man charged with murdering son to play…

A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler, police said on Friday.

International

Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, although there were no reports of major damage.

News

OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…

Entertainment

Whoopi Goldberg makes her debut as marijuana columnist

"It helps my head stop hurting, and with glaucoma your eyes ache, and she takes the ache out. It's wonderful," she said.

The Word

Kate Middleton made fun of Prince William's bald…

Kate Middleton and Prince William are in Sydney, Australia, right now, and it sounds like that brash Aussie sense of humor might be rubbing off.

The Word

Is Tom Cruise dating Laura Prepon?

"Mission: Impossible" star Cruise is said to be dating Laura Prepon, star of "Orange is the New Black."

Television

'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…

MLB

MLB video highlights: Red Sox score two in…

Lester shines in Red Sox win over White Sox

Sports

2014 Boston Marathon preview: Elite American, International runners…

2014 Boston Marathon: Elite American, International runners to watch

NBA

2014 NBA Finals odds: Ranking which playoff teams…

2014 NBA Finals odds: Ranking which playoff teams have the best shot at a championship. The Thunder, Clippers, Heat and Rockets lead the way.

NFL

2014 Patriots, full NFL schedule release date announced

2014 Patriots, full NFL schedule release date announced

Tech

VIDEO: 'Vein-scanning' may become the future of paying

Designed to make transactions quicker and easier, the technology works by scanning the unique vein patterns in each person's palm.

Tech

#FollowFriday: 10 of the smartest Twitter accounts

Spending lots of time on Twitter? You might as well learn something. Here are some of the smartest accounts to follow.

Style

Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.

Wellbeing

Why is dance cardio taking off in NYC?

Instructors at some of the city's hottest classes explain why.