Weird News


December 21, 2015

Lil' Wayne has been named the top "foul-mouthed" artiste. Digital music streaming service Deezer has identified several offensive terms in the Lollipop hitmaker's songs after analysing its catalogue of more than 35 million tracks through its 'Lyrics' function - and he has two tunes in the top 10. Wayne's hit Beat the S**t helped him to the top spot with its 188 curse words, but he was closely followed by fellow rapper Snoop Dogg. Jay-Z finished in the medal places in third, while late rapper 2Pac was fourth. Eminem, Busta Rhymes and 50 Cent also make the top 10, as does Ice Cub whose group NWA are responsible for songs such as F**k tha Police, which Cube wrote with MC Ren.

Disney paid PS24,000 to turn London's iconic Nelson's Column into a lightsaber to mark the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The company shelled out the hefty sum for the hire of the entire of Trafalgar Square and the column itself but it is not known whether they had any additional costs in lighting up the 52m monument. Star of the film John Boyega revealed the look from the red carpet at Leicester Square, where the European premiere was taking place, and told the hundreds of fans gathered that there was "one more surprise" left.

The local authority have said they will use the money for repairs at the popular tourist attraction.

A tour operator is offering stag and hen dos to Bethlehem. Last Night of Freedom claims the holy city offers a "perfect combination of culture and camaraderie" and promises an "extraordinary, buzzing night-life scene" in nearby Tel Aviv, the Daily Mirror newspaper reports. Matt Mavir, managing director of Last Night of Freedom, said: "The nightlife in Tel Aviv is sensational. Things don't get going until around 11:00pm, and there's no last orders policy; so you'll be able to watch biblical sunrises in the early hours, I'm sure!"