Statt-us Update 6/10/19 – Headlines & More

Here’s a quick way to get caught up on what’s going on in the world. Everyday B-105’s StattMan puts together a collection of news stories that might impact the average person in Cincinnati. In no particular order. Nothing political or to heavy, just good country fun.

Ghostbusters Reboot Director Says Original Stars Have Read The Script

Director Jason Reitman revealed Saturday afternoon that the stars of the original Ghostbusters have read the script of his new film in the franchise. “Sigourney has read the screenplay… Dan has read it… Ernie’s read the script… Bill Murray has read the script,” Reitman said at the Ghostbusters Fan Fest in Los Angeles. Reitman also announced at the event that he was set to shoot starting the movie in five weeks time and that he wants “to scare children.” This was tweeted out:

Former Boston Red Sox Star David Ortiz Shot In The Back 

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday.  Ortiz was shot in the back in “an incident that took place at Dial Discotheque in Santo Domingo.” Ortiz was shot by a motorcyclist who approached Ortiz directly.  “The bullet went through his stomach.” Ortiz is in stable condition and “out of danger” after undergoing surgery, Durán Mejia said.  Ortiz’s father, Leo Ortiz said “He is resting right now. He is stable.”

Crane Collapses Onto Dallas Apartment Killing 1 Person

Kroger Recalling Certain Beef Products Due To Possible E. coli Risk

Kroger is recalling certain beef products from some of its stores due to potential E. coli contamination.

The products included bone-in ribeye steaks, boneless ribeye steaks and in-store produced ground beef. The items will have the following labels:

Customers purchased the beef from April 23 through June 7. They should not eat the product and should take it to the store for a full refund. Kroger says the affected stores are in the Cincinnati area, northern Kentucky, Dayton, Ohio, and southeastern Indiana.

This Is Not A Way To Get A Movie Role From Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry scolded a New York actress after she took out ads on two billboards to ask him for a role in a TV show or movie. Racquel Bailey, who had a small role in HBO’s The Night Of in 2016, put her face on two billboards in Perry’s hometown of Atlanta and addressed a message to him. “Attention Mr. Perry, Racquel Bailey is your next leading lady,” the signs read. Perry responded to the stunt in a Facebook post, writing that it is not the first time someone has done this — and it’s not the way to get his attention. “If you’re looking for a role in one of my shows. Please DON’T DO THIS, SAVE YOUR MONEY!!” he wrote in the post.