WIKY Morning Show Re-Cap July 15th


WIKY Morning Show July 15, 2011

**Celebrities keep on having babies . . . and those babies keep on having STUPID NAMES. 

Hall of famers include Gwyneth Paltrow’s kid Apple, Nicolas Cage’s boy Kal-al, Penn Gillette’s kid, Moxie Crimefighter (for real...) 

 Now, KATE HUDSON and MATT BELLAMY revealed the name of her new baby boy yesterday . . . and it's pretty bad.  It's BINGHAM HAWN BELLAMY.  (--MATT is from the rock band MUSE, if you weren't aware.) 

 They call him "Bing" for short. 

 The name honors both of their mothers . . . and KURT RUSSELL, too.  "Bingham" was Matt's mother's maiden name, while Kurt's dad's first name was Bing.  "Hawn" is obviously a nod to Kate's mother, GOLDIE HAWN.  With that in mind, it’s not so bad, right Apple?

 **Speaking of kids’ names check this out –

 We don't have all the details we'd like on this story, but what we know is bizarre enough that we had to tell you about it.   The Family Court of Australia had to give a two-year old girl a name . . . because her parents couldn't agree on what to name her.   The mother and father aren't together anymore . . . their relationship broke down shortly before the birth.  And they've spent the last two years arguing over custody, and what to name her. The mom chose a name based on the name's meaning, and how the girl looked when she was born.  But the dad said the name was blasphemous to his Muslim faith.  We don't know the actual names that the mother and father were fighting for. 

 Then the mom suggested that they hyphenate the two names.  But the dad said the compromise was blasphemous too.  So, each parent has been calling the girl by a different name . . . for two years . . . and they haven't registered her birth yet. 

 An imam testified that there was nothing blasphemous about the mom's choice, and Family Court judge Colin Forrest said it seemed to him that Dad was trying to control the mother's parenting.   

 He also ordered them to register the girl's birth, and said she'd get to pick her own name when she was old enough.  So it SOUNDS like he ruled in favor of the mom, but we don't know for sure. It seems like the court is protecting the girl's identity. 


**For WIKY’s Extortion Breakfast, brought to you by Old National Bank, we welcomed the cast of the Warrick County Education Foundation’s Summer Musical “Cats.”  The musical runs next Thursday through Sunday (July 21-24) at Castle High School in Newburgh.  Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students.  For ticket info and show times, read more here –


**At this point, we'd really like to think the whole "people in Korea eat dogs" stereotype is tired and worn out and frankly, we’ve always had trouble believing it anyway.  So we'd LOVE to retire it for good. 

But we can't.  Because they just won't stop eating dogs. 

Right now, much of South Korea is going through a major heat wave.  And one of the ways that some people there cope with the heat is . . . DOG SOUP. 

The soup is called bo-shin-tang, and it's made of dog meat boiled in a broth, with vegetables and extreme spices.  Some South Koreans believe it helps their bodies stay regulated and avoid overheating. 

In parts of South Korea, dogs are bred for food.  Right now, dog meat prices are cheaper than chicken prices, so dog soup is more popular than usual.   

(ABC News)

 **EDEN WOOD is one of America's most successful beauty pageant queens.  She's won more than 300 TITLES.  She's been on reality shows, she has a doll modeled after her, and she's even had her memoir released.

Oh, and she's SIX YEARS OLD.

 And this week, after competing in pageants since she was ONE, she's announced that she's retiring to, quote, "explore other ventures."

Her mother Micki Wood is clearly the puppeteer behind all this, and she actually played-up how ridiculous the whole thing is.

She says that Eden is retiring to explore other ventures, quote, "following in the footsteps of some pretty big people who have done pageants, like OPRAH WINFREY (??).

"As long as she enjoys what we're doing . . . why not see if we can't have a Hollywood contract?  A reality show?  A spot on a Disney program?  It's almost like her destiny."  

Eden and Micki drew a lot of attention when they were on the TLC series "Toddlers and Tiaras".  That's the one that shows a fairly nauseating behind-the-scenes look at young girls who do the pageant circuit.