Skip to comments.Shaun White arrested for vandalism, hospitalized
Posted on 09/17/2012 3:24:57 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
Gold medal snowboarder Shaun White was arrested in Nashville Monday after allegedly getting drunk and trashing his hotel room, according to TMZ.
Then, when confronted by hotel staff, the Flying Tomato (a nickname he hates) just started pulling fire alarms and running away. In his haste to evade his captors White somehow split his head open, which promptly stopped his well thought out escape.
White was taken to the local hospital and, once treated and released, will be taken to jail and processed on charges of public intoxication and vandalism. Shauns reps couldnt be reached for comment, but we assume his mother is very disappointed.
Maybe it was the bleeding that upset them, seeing how it can spread diseases and all...
Another flash-in-the-pan doofus who doesn’t understand the fleeting nature of fame ...
Sounds lihe the Flying Tomato got pasted.
This should make for another entertaining ‘celebrity’ mugshot.
You say tomato, I say icehole.
I say, “Bush’s fault!”
If Harvey didn’t headline this “Attack of the Flying Tomato!”, I’ll be deeply disappointed.
White was born in San Diego, California. His ancestry includes Irish and Italian. He was born with a Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect for which he endured two open-heart operations before the age of one. He stands 5'8" (1.73 m) tall. White spent his formative years riding Okemo Mountain and Bear Mountain, small ski resorts found in Ludlow, Vermont, and the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California.
I hope he finds his way.
A rank amateur compared to Keith Moon.
Party like a rock star.
... from a faux sport.
The Randy Travis mugshot was great.He really looked like hammered sh!t.
“A rank amateur compared to Keith Moon.”
Or Joe Walsh — ‘I live in hotels, tear out the walls. I have accountants, pay for it all’.
Don’t know much about Shaun White, but saw something about his charity work for children’s hospitals. He apparently had surgery as a child and wants to pay back. So, he has significant redeeming qualities - along with what appears to be a significant amount of growing up to do.
This is a guy who earned a gold medal in the olympics because he has such good balance, and he falls down running away. He’s not gonna get that gold medal in Drunk Snowboarding.
Someone recently commented that red haired girls can be beautiful, but red headed guys less so, so can they come up with a red haired gene that only occurs in females?
Spoken exactly like someone who is unable to do it.
The next time you pull an off-axis 1080 twenty feet off the lip of a Superpipe (that’s 36 feet, nearly four stories, off the ground), let me know.
White may be an idiot for behaving like he did, but he’s a world-class athlete with more coordination and balls than you could ever dream of.
A government grant for such a study is one that even I might support!