Afternoon Tea 3.26.08

A song called “Real Thang” by our girl Erykah Badu popped up on the Internet. Whatcha think? [PFX]

Two Bulgarian teenagers were freed from an Italian circus. Among other odd jobs, one was forced to swim with piranhas while the other was routinely covered in snakes. And you thought your job was bad…[BBC]

Remember all that hoopla last week concerning the LA Times’ saying they’d seen documents proving that Diddy and Jimmy “Henchmen” Rosemond, MC The Game’s manager, were involved in Tupac Shakur’s death? Well, the documents might be fake and now the LATimes is investigating…er…itself. [TSG]

This morning on ABC’s “The View,” Whoopi Goldberg let co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck have it after Hasselbeck called the statements of Obama’s Reverend Wright racist. GOOOOO WHOOP! [THP]

Kanye’s getting sued for the “Good Life.” You’re welcome, you’re all welcome. [TMZ]

VOGUE’s current cover, featuring Lebron James and Gisele Bundchen, and the controversy regarding whether it’s racist made The Today Show. [MSNBC]

“We’re succeeding. I don’t care what anybody says,” says Senator and Republican Presidential candidate John McCain of the Iraq War. Oh really. [theroot]

40 humanitarian agencies say that Somolia is on the verge of brutal violence. At least 20,000 people are fleeing the country each month. [BBC]

Lil Wayne’s “The Carter III” actually has a release date. Nope, we’re not holding our breath. [Billboard]

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