Once again proving that America has the best justice system money can buy, Phil “Crazy Hair” Spector was sent home last week after a mistrial was declared in the murder trial that had Phil accused of taking the life of actress Lana Clarkson.
Full disclosure: Let is be known that The Pop Rocks Family owns every record Phil Spector ever produced, and let it be known that I, personally, believe Phil Spector to be a genius in every sense of the word, and let it be known that “Be My Baby” by Phil Spector supergroup The Ronettes is, perhaps, the audio embodiment of all female longing in one two-and-a-half minute song.
And let it be known that there’s just no way Phil Spector could be innocent.
But that’s really neither here nor there, because now he’s at home until (perhaps) he goes to trial yet again. But here’s the crazy part. Last week, when he got home, news helicopters caught a shot of Phil and his twentysomething wife Rachelle standing in the Spector driveway doing what seems to be a celebration dance. In a truly bizarre move in what is already a truly bizarre story, Rachelle Spector spent a few moments grabbing Phil from the side and humping him while Phil waved to the news copter. In the foreground, you see a member of Phil’s entourage pumping his fist.
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Be my baby indeed!
There’s nothing else to say about this, really, except that we are living in strange times, people. Strange times. Sigh. – Jennifer Mathieu