Eavesdropping In: Protesters Interrupt Boehner's Newport Golf Game; Soulja Boy Arrested For Weed; Gary Johnson Feels Marijuana Legalization Is Common Sense; $41k Date With Scarlett Johansson; Unsafe Lead Levels At Disneyland?

by Emily Green · October 18, 2011

Republican House Speaker John Boehner's golf game in Newport Beach is disrupted by drumming and chanting protesters calling for his party to approve President Obama's $447-billion jobs bill. FORE! [LATimes]

Soulja Boy gets arrested in Temple, GA after being pulled over in his 'sclade for a traffic violation and cops find a "substantial amount" of weed and cash inside the vehicle. [TMZ]

After a new poll shows 50% of Americans support legalization of marijuana, Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson struggles to understand why virtually no politicians publicly agree with "that common sense belief." [HuffPo]

Since neither Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood nor Hong Kong businessman David Tang were willing to back down in a bidding war for a dinner date with Scarlett Johansson at a charity auction, they decided to make it a three-way date and split the $41k price. [Post]

Fixtures commonly touched by children such as water fountains, door knobs at Minnie's House and windows of Cinderella's Castle at Disneyland may or may not have unsafe levels of lead. [KTLA]