Gotta Watch: fountain fumble; stinky jeans; Fox nixes Rivers; 'Conan' redux
A Reading, Pennsylvania, woman is upset that video of her falling into a mall fountain was posted online.
January 20th, 2011
11:19 AM ET

Gotta Watch: fountain fumble; stinky jeans; Fox nixes Rivers; 'Conan' redux

Video makes a splash – The woman who was caught on camera falling into a mall fountain while texting isn't too happy. Here, she explains how mortified she was when she found out the video went viral on Youtube.

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Rancid-wash jeans – If you've ever wondered how long you should go before washing your denim dungarees, this young man has your answer.

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Rivers 'the uninvited' – Comedienne Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa are not thrilled about being "uninvited to Fox News' "Fox and Friends" because of a remark made about Sarah Palin.

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'Conan' redux – We've got your Morning Cup of Conan iced down for an afternoon refresher. Enjoy!

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  1. Russ

    Oh well... What about the person that might have slipped on the wet floor that she just created... can they then sue her? She needs to get over it and move on. I just wonder if she dives the way she walks... she is a danger to herself

    January 20, 2011 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Lilliana

    What?? She calls her husband "Daddy"? Ummmm....

    January 20, 2011 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • Allison

      LOL . . . Yeah, the "daddy" remark added an "eww" dimension to her gold-digging and bad acting for national TV.

      January 20, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Harvey Wallbanger

    She is damn lucky she wasn't on the third floor of the mall and took a trip over the rail.

    The serious part about this is someone internal to the mall copied the video tape and released it to the world. The security cameras are there in case of a crime. This could be considered tampering with evidence.

    January 20, 2011 at 1:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • Fiona

      Wrong. She was is a public space. the mall is private property, but there is no expectation of privacy in the common areas of the mall.

      January 20, 2011 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Fiona

    Those are crocodile tears the texting doofus is producing (on cue). She's playing it up in order to get money (her lawsuit) and attention (her five minutes of fame). She is unrecognizable in the video. If she hadn't willingly placed herself in the spotlight, no one would know who the fool in the fountain was. The video is hilarious, and it's amazing that someone who worked in the mall would be so oblivious that she could do a faceplant in the pool. I'm surprised she isn't claiming injury to more than her pride. There is no way she should get money out of this. Funny security videos are aired all the time. Furthermore, she was in a public space where there was no expectation of privacy.

    January 20, 2011 at 2:02 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Vicky

    like when you trip and look around to see if anyone saw you. Well everyone saw you missy, the only thing hurt were your feelings. And that is no reason to sue...I'm sorry, but that was just too funny for the world not to see! Plus it shows that if an adult can't walk and text, how can we expect our children to drive and text??

    January 20, 2011 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Daffydil

    She's only embarrassed because she's an idiot...trying to save face by suing...classy...

    January 20, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Todd

    pitiful.....just pitiful. people can't just laugh at themselves when they do something stupid.

    January 20, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  8. D.A.N

    If she can't walk and text then god willing she knows better than to drive and text. As far as a lawsuit the mall didn't do anything wrong to have a lawsuit put on them. I guess they have to start posting signs. Mall not resonsible for accidents caused by your stupidity

    January 20, 2011 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Mabel

    This is another example of driving while texting, or in this case "walking while texting". She just wasn't paying attention, and now wants to sue someone?? Her case should be dismissed before it even begins!!

    January 20, 2011 at 2:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dan

      The judge should tell her she is an idiot and make her pay all their salaries for the day for wasting our judicial systems time if it goes that far.

      January 20, 2011 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
  10. CAT ATTACK

    I wish every schmuck who wasn't paying attention to what they were doing or what's around them would be embarrassed and ridiculed. That’s what you get! I’m glad you weren’t in a car.

    January 20, 2011 at 2:31 pm | Report abuse |
  11. JK

    Mall lady could make some moey if she used her mishap to teach kids how dangerous texting is when you are not paying attention, like driving or even walking in a mall

    January 20, 2011 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Pinky and the Brain

    Maybe they should put a punji pit in the mall to aid in natural selection.

    January 20, 2011 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Virginia

    OMG she must have bumped her head! I'm with that guy that is going to sue for sh#$&*@!) his pants – class action suit- it happen to me too! Now how about the guy with the snow plow his he going to sue for all of us laughing too? Then this women calls her Daddy because the world is laughing at her for her stupid stunt! Besides isnt laughter good for us! Welcome to America have a nice day laugh your ass off LIVE!

    January 20, 2011 at 3:07 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Matthew

    I think texting in a mall might not be too bad, but what really bothers me is when people are walking on the sidewalk or crossing an inetersection while texting. If you are on a sidewalk and texting, you could get distracted and go on the street. If you are crossing an intersection and texting, you wouldn't notice if someone is coming at high speed and can't stop. Falling into a fountain isn't too bad compared to that.

    January 20, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  15. NE

    Did the CNN reporter really say "there was no reason for this video to get out" after playing the video!?!?! I thought this Lady was stupid until he opened his mouth.

    January 20, 2011 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |
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