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Britney Runs Over Man's Foot, TMZ Turns It Into Global News

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October

One of the funnier things I come across each day are the breathless press releases circulated by tabloid news outlets such as TMZ and Extra.

"Donald Trump Says Rosie's Book is Boring!" screamed one breaking news headline circulated by Extra. "Photog to Brit -- Remove Tire From Foot!" barked another from TMZ. It's both comedic and sad that such occurences are treated as earth-shattering news, but somebody's got to keep the National Equirer and Entertainment Tonight on their toes, I guess.

Here's the photo which goes with TMZ's Britney scoop -- also distributed with end-of-the-world urgency to all us TV scribes:

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[Last modified: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 2:41pm]

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