TODAY’S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .
Indonesian pop singer Irma Bule, who died after being bitten by a snake during a live performance and refusing to take an antidote.
Bule was performing the second song of her set when she accidentally stepped on the snake’s tail and it bit her on her thigh.
The snake’s handler offered her an antidote, but she refused it so she could finish the show.
However, 45 minutes after the bite took place, she started vomiting and collapsed.
She was subsequently taken to hospital, where she was later confirmed to have died.
AND THEN THERE’S …..
Julia Price, a United flight attendant, who was fired after she intentionally opened the plane’s door and inflated the emergency slide and exited the plane.
Price opened the aircraft’s door after it parked at the gate at Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.
After the chute deployed Price threw her bag to the ground, nearly 15 feet below, and slid down the chute.
No explanation was given and Price was fired by United.
OR HOW ABOUT …..
Canuto Jason Tarango, who told a judge in Texas that God gave him the right to smoke marijuana.
Tarango testified he should not be on trial because smoking marijuana is a “God-given right.”
However, the Judge disagreed a slapped Tarango with a 2-year sentence.
Tarango was also charged with having a prohibited substance in a correction facility.
OKAY, ONE MORE …..
An unidentified man in his 20s, who fell into an elevator shaft because he thought it was the bathroom.
The drunk man opened a door to the elevator at a nightclub in Brisbane, Australia, thinking it was the restroom.
He stepped in and fell down the shaft.
Firefighters, with the help of elevator technicians, managed to free the victim, who was trapped for almost an hour.
The patient suffered serious pelvic injuries.