News Bites: Taraji Heats Up Men’s Fitness…Levi Johnston Loses his Mind on CNN…South Africa’s Red Carpet Kids…Disabled Students Spanked More than Others?

Taraji P. Henson loses her top in the September issue of Men’s Fitness.  These are some of the hottest photos that I’ve seen of her yet.  At almost 40 years old, I’m not mad at her at all!.  [Men’s Fitness]

Oh Levi Johnson.. jumping at any taste of celebrity that he can get now that he fathered Bristol Palin’s kid.  This guy is taking it all the way to the bank… or at least for now–to CNN.  He appeard this weekend in a special edition of “Larry King Live” with Kathy Griffin.  Boy those Palins must have really pissed them off!  [Gawker]

Following along the lines of City of God and Slumdog Millionaire,  now South African filmmakers are making stars out of their young local talent.  [BBC.Co.UK]

More than 200,000 schoolchildren are paddled, spanked or subjected to other physical punishment each year, and disabled students get a disproportionate share of the treatment, according to a new study.  [New York Times]

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