[UPDATE:] The Carolina Panthers confirmed via Twitter that Newton is in “fair condition and undergoing tests at Carolinas Medical Center and will remain there overnight for observation.”
Carolina Panthers star, Cam Newton was taken to a hospital on Tuesday morning after being involved in a car crash in uptown Charlotte.
According to the Charlotte Observer, the NFL player’s truck overturned on the Church Street bridge over I-277 about 12:30 p.m. It is also being reported that the quarterback was lying on his back while groaning in pain.
“We are closely monitoring the situation of a car wreck involving Cam Newton,” the Panthers organization wrote on Twitter. “We will have more information at an appropriate time.”
It is unclear the extent of Cam’s injuries, but this photo of the athlete being checked out was posted on Instagram and the good news is he was all smiles.
Newton’s accident comes just days after getting into an on field brawl with Saints’ linebacker, Kasim Edebali.
Story developing …
No Joke: Bill Cosby Is Back On Stage Doing Stand-Up
We are not trying to shame the elderly, but we are super confused why Bill Cosby is back on stage doing stand-up. He is after all 80-years old and going blind, but apparently that’s all apart of his routine.
Cosby did a set on Monday at LaRose Jazz Club in Philly and poked fun at his visual impairment amongst other personal anecdotes. He didn’t touch his pending trial, but many suspect his resurgence into the public eye is all a ploy to revitalize his image.
Just two weeks ago Cosby attended a dinner with friends and let reporters tag along to ask questions and take photos. This time around Cosby announced on his Facebook that he’d be doing a set a couple hours before. He wore a sweatshirt that said “hello friend” and also played the drums alongside the Tony Williams Jazz Quartet.
Folks in the audience are laughing … so maybe it’s working.
The disgraced comedian’s retrial on sexual assault charges is set to begin in April, and a new jury selection begins at the end of March. He averted a decision this past June when a jury couldn’t agree on a verdict … ending in a mistrial.
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