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The Word: A very Nicolas Cage weekend

Nicolas Cage is crazy, can we all just agree on this? He buys castles and houses the way you and I buy articles of clothing (but doesn’t pay the taxes on them); he won an Oscar, yet he still appears in films such as “Bangkok Dangerous.” And the guy named his son Kal-El, after Superman’s birth name. So the following gossip item is no surprise:

Sources say a “very drunk” Cage and his wife, Alice Kim, were in New Orleans on Friday, arguing loudly outside, prompting a taxi driver to alert the police. When they arrived, Cage reportedly taunted the cops with, “Why don’t you just arrest me?” Eventually, the officers obliged. (Note to world: That is a stupid thing to ask.) Kim is reportedly denying any domestic violence occurred and is not planning to press charges.

But here’s the weird part …

After his arrest, Cage got some help from an unlikely pal: Reality star Dog the Bounty Hunter reportedly posted Cage’s $11,000 bail, according to E! News. “I am a truly dedicated fan of Mr. Cage and will not be granting any interviews about my client as I wish to respect his privacy,” Dog, whose real name is Duane Chapman, says. Yes, this is strange, but maybe every celebrity has their own B-list guardian angel? Like, if John Travolta were to get arrested, Bethenny Frankel would show up with the bail.

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