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Statt-us Update 4/6/22 – Today’s Headlines & More


Bengals’ QB Joe Burrow to throw first pitch at Reds’ Opening Day

On Tuesday, the Reds announced that Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow will be throwing the Opening Day pitch while Zac Taylor will be the first pitch catcher.  Ja’Marr Chase will also be in attendance as he will be presenting the 2021 National League Rookie of the Year award to Reds second baseman Jonathan India.  The Cincinnati Reds home opener will be on April 12 at 4:10 p.m. against the Cleveland Guardians.

Tiger Woods says ‘as of right now’ he plans to play in Masters

Just over 14 months after Tiger Woods nearly lost his right leg in a serious car crash, he said that as of now, he plans to play in this week’s Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.  Woods, a 15-time major champion, even said he’s capable of winning a sixth green jacket, which would tie Jack Nicklaus for the most ever. “As of right now, I feel like I am going to play, as of right now,” Woods said during a news conference Tuesday. “I’m going to play nine more holes [Wednesday]. My recovery has been good. I’ve been very excited about how I’ve recovered each and every day, and that’s been the challenge.”

Kourtney Kardashian Marries Fiancé Travis Barker in Surprise Las Vegas Wedding

Travis Barker proposed to Kourtney Kardashian in Montecito, California, on Oct. 17.  The ceremony lasted about 30 minutes, according to the owner.  “They came, got married, tossed the bouquet in the driveway, and danced to Elvis,” says Frierson. “They showed a lot of love and had a lot of fun.” The private wedding took place at 1:45 a.m. on Monday, and Kardashian and Barker came dressed in the same clothes they wore to the awards ceremony.

Will Smith Might Face More Humiliation as Jada Pinkett Smith’s ex-lover Set to Write Tell-All Book

It’s also been reported that August – who was only 23 when he first met Jada – is set to write a tell-all book that will go into detail over their sex life.  ‘August is getting ready to sign a big money book deal which will detail his romantic liaisons with Jada,’ a source claims. Will’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith admitted to her affair with August Alsina in 2020.  At the time, Jada, 50, referred to the years-long fling as an ‘entanglement’.  Now, R&B singer Alsina, 30, has referenced the affair on a new song. He is also rumored to be penning a tell-all memoir that will detail the romance.  Comes as Will, 53, faces continued repercussions for slapping Chris Rock.

Speaking to Us Weekly, a unnamed insider said: ‘It was in the heat of the moment and it was him overreacting. ‘He knows that, she knows that. They’re in agreement that he overreacted.’ They also alleged that Pinkett Smith is ‘not a wallflower’, nor ‘one of these women that needs protecting’. ‘He didn’t need to do what he did,’ they added.

An Adorable But Aggressive Fox Menaced The US Senate

The fox was caught Tuesday after one member of Congress and a journalist reported being bitten by the animal. Rep. Ami Bera from California, and a journalist with Politico reported being bitten by the fox.  Several people shared images of the fox in the area of the Senate on Monday and Tuesday. Bera told reporters he had been bitten Monday night in an “unprovoked” attack and had used his umbrella to scare away the fox. By 3:30 p.m. the US Capitol Police confirmed the fox had been captured.