Quickies: Thursday, May 26 2011
By Noah Michelson
> Scotty McCreery wins American Idol.
> Fighters not lovers: Word on the (Italian) street is that The Jersey Shore's Ronnie put the beat down on The Situation.
> Got $8.6 million? You could be the proud owner of Elizabeth Taylor's Bel Air estate.
> A lesson about bio-diversity in an Oakland elementary school that included a discussion of the "transgender" clownfish triggered a conservative group to complain that "This instruction does not represent the values of the majority of families in Oakland." The children themselves were less worried. One fourth grader told a reporter, "I think it's about how it doesn't matter who you are. If you're a girl who likes girl stuff, or a boy who like boy stuff, it just matters if you're human."
> After dating for six months, Kim Kardashian and New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries are engaged.
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