Goldman Sachs Managing Director Found Dead

Nicholas Valtz, Goldman Sachs managing director has died following an apparent kiteboarding accident, police said.

: Goldman Sachs managing director Nicholas ValtzValtz, 39, an amateur kiteboarder was found floating off Lazy Point in Napeague Harbor, Long Island, on Sunday.

When Valtz failed to return relatives he was staying with at a Bridgehampton home called police.  When he was found, he was still attached to his kite, while his gear was scattered in a grassy area of the harbor.

Police are still investigating the death and an autopsy will be undertaken.  He leaves behind a wife and two children.

Kitesurfing or kiteboarding is a surface water sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, and gymnastics into one extreme sport. A kitesurfer or kiteboarder harnesses the power of the wind with a large controllable power kite to be propelled across the water on a kiteboard similar to a wakeboard or a small surfboard, with or without foot-straps or bindings. The terms kiteboarding and kitesurfing are interchangeable, although kiteboarding may also refer to kite landboarding or kite snowboarding.

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Tim McGraw Slaps Fan Incident Update

Tim McGraw “instinctively swatted” at a fan who refused to let go of his leg during the finale of an Atlanta concert last week!

Tim McGraw Gossip NewsThe Tim McGraw slapping controversy continues and finally the singer is speaking out about the incident.   In case you missed it…read initial story and update here!

McGraw is being accused of slapping a woman in the face as she allegedly attempted to grab him and ripped his already ripped jeans during a concert in Atlanta last week.  They say she was after his junk!

TMZ.com broke the initial story and released the video of the incident hit cyberspace causing a frenzy.  Some say his reaction was justified however, there are those who say that McGraw had not right to react in such a manner.

Tim McGraw is finally speaking out about slapping a female fan in the face during a concert after she ripped his jeans.

McGraw talked to  ET Canada about the incident… saying, “It happened in a split second, it was pure instinctive reaction, I think you just got to move on.”

The country star added, “Nobody feels good about it, but there’s nothing that could be done about it.”  However, if you watch the video closely, the singer is seen pushing the woman’s hands away from his pants…pauses….then reaches down and smacks her in the face.

This is one story that I’m afraid isn’t going to go away.  It continues to be fueled by media reports and social networking topics.  Police say that the incident isn’t a huge concern and according to TMZ.com….they claim that someone within the department told them that the reaction was “justified.”

The woman whose identity is presently unknown hasn’t filed any charges against the singer.

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Tim McGraw Honored at  the Men Stopping Violence Awards Dinner.

Tim McGraw AwardsOctober 5th, 2010:  Tim McGraw was honored in Atlanta Saturday night at the Men Stopping Violence awards dinner. Access Atlanta reports that Tim spoke about his involvement in the program from the podium at Atlanta’s Ritz-Carlton. He told the crowd, “I am a product of domestic violence. It is a learned behavior. I learned a lot. I learned how not to treat my wife, how not to treat my family. My wife, Faith Hill, is my inspiration and my partner in all I do.”

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Adam Levine Marries Behati Prinsloo

Hate to break it to ya…girls…Adam Levine is no longer single.  He’s Married

Gossip News Adam Levine MarriesLevine who popped the question last July in Los Angeles has married his  girlfriend Behati Prinsloo.

The Marroon 5 frontman and the Victoria’s Secret model were married at Flora Farms in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on Saturday.

Jonah Hill officiated the ceremony.

According to sources, the couple will  spend their honeymoon in South Africa.

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James Garner Dead at 86

James Garner DiesJames Garner, the legendary actor  who starred in  “The Rockford Files” and “The Notebook” — has died.

Los Angeles 911 dispatchers  reportedly received a call Saturday evening at 8PM.  When they arrived at the residence of the  eighty-six-year-old actor was found dead.

According to sources, the cause of death was “natural causes.”

I’m a Spencer Tracy-type actor. His idea was to be on time, know your words, hit your marks and tell the truth. Most every actor tries to make it something it isn’t looks for the easy way out. I don’t think acting is that difficult if you can put yourself aside and do what the writer wrote.  Quote ~ James Garner

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James Garner Trivia:

  • James Garner had both knees replaced.
  • James Garner had quintuple heart bypass surgery.
  • James Garner has English and German ancestry. James is also said to have Cherokee roots. It is not clear if his Native American ancestry has been verified.
  • James Garner has two brothers, Jack Garner & Charlie Bumgarner. Jack died in 2011 and Charlie died in 1985.
  • Inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1990.
  • Early in his career, he appeared as one of the judges in “The Caine Mutiny Court Martial” on Broadway. He said his part consisted mostly of listening to the other actors, and he said it was a great lesson. He feels listening is just as important as speaking as an actor.
  • Before he was an actor, he had 75 odd jobs including pumping gas to modeling men’s clothing.
  • Father of Gigi Garner, author of “The Cop Cookbook” and “Girl Talk”.
  • He and his wife Lois Clarke were married at the Beverly Hills Court House just two weeks after they met at a political rally.
  • Has a stepdaughter, Kimberly, from his wife’s first marriage.

 

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