Grapevine: Jared Fogle attacked in prison

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

Jared Fogle attacked in prison

Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle suffered a bloody nose, swollen face and scratches after he got jumped in a Colorado federal prison where he is serving time for possessing child pornography and traveling to pay for sex with a minor. According to documents obtained by TMZ, Fogle was attacked by 60-year-old inmate Steven Nigg, who is in jail on a weapons charge. Nigg was put in solitary as punishment. Fogle, 38, is scheduled to stay in prison until 2029.

‘Heathers’ is headed to TV Land

Before there was “Mean Girls,” there was “Heathers,” a 1988 film about a teen girl and her terrible friends and psychopath boyfriend. A television series based on the film, which stared Winona Ryder and Christian Slater, has been ordered by TV Land network. It’s being billed as the network’s first “anthology series,” reports TV Line, implying that the cast will change from season to season a la “American Horror Story.”

Grandson of reality show star is murdered

Miss Robbie, star of the show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” on the OWN Network, is mourning the death of her 21-year-old grandson. Andre Montgomery, who appeared on the show, was shot dead in St. Louis on Monday night. Miss Robbie told TMZ her grandson was in a recording studio inside the house when he called outside to meet someone.

Foxy Brown clears up Trump comments

Rapper Foxy Brown spoke up on Instagram to set straight a story published by the New York Daily News that suggested she’s a Donald Trump supporter. “I am in no way endorsing Trump,” she wrote. “What I said verbatim was Trump had tenacity, much like I said Hillary Clinton (did).” She also says she loves Clinton “dearly” and “Bernie Sanders I absolutely adore.” Among the exclamation points and emojis she also stated that “what was supposed to be a celebratory interview (about me receiving a historic key to my hometown in Brooklyn) turned into a Trump-grabbing headline cuz (sic) that’s what sells papers.”


■Detroit-based Irish-American Celtic punk band Flogging Molly will appear on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday. The show starts at 11:35 p.m. on WXYZ (Channel 7). The band will perform at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre on Aug. 13.

■Co-creator and voice actor of the television show “Thunderbirds” Sylvia Anderson died. She created the science-fiction puppet series with her late husband, Gerry, and voiced the role of Lady Penelope. She was 88.

Casey Affleck and his wife, Summer Phoenix, have split after 10 years of marriage. They have two sons ages 8 and 11.

Compiled by Melody Baetens

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