Beyoncé, Jay Z are in town: expect things to get weird 

Tickets to see Beyoncé and Jay Z tonight at AT&T Park start at $55, but it just might be the entertainment bargain of the summer.

The action, however, might be totally unscripted. While rumors of marital strife have dogged the “On the Run” tour for weeks, things got extra weird over the weekend.

At Saturday’s stop in Pasadena, police arrested a man for allegedly groping a woman and biting off her boyfriend’s fingertip, according to The Associated Press.

At Sunday’s show, Beyoncé burst into genuine tears from underneath a bridal veil while singing “Resentment,” which describes a cheating husband whose name may or may not rhyme with “Lay Z.”

“She looked like she had been crying from the time the concert began,” a witness told RadarOnline. “When she finally sat down to sing ‘Resentment,’ she looked like she was ready to let it out.”

Novelist calls out Kardashian

Berkeley novelist Ayelet Waldman is calling for “a pox on those vile scumbag Kardashian pigs and their app designers.”

Waldman vented on Twitter over the weekend after her 11-year-old son was left “crying hysterically” after losing $120 in two days playing Kim Kardashian’s mobile game.

Waldman, who first showcased her parenting skills in a 2005 piece about how she loves her husband, author Michael Chabon, more than her kids, said Apple covered the bill after the game ignored preset spending limits.

Her son may have no inkling of how games, or money, work, but he sure has inherited Mom’s way with words.

He sobbed, “I hate those goddamn Kardashians,” Waldman tweeted.


San Francisco adult film actress Lorelei Lee and other industry representatives appeared at the Senate Appropriates Committee in Sacramento on Monday to speak up against AB 1576, which requires performers to use condoms. ... TMZ says singer Michael Johns, a finalist in the seventh season of “American Idol,” was drinking heavily before his sudden death at age 35 on Friday. … Manny Roth, whose Cafe Wha? club in New York incubated talent such as Bob Dylan, has passed away at age 94.


Actor Jesse Williams (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 33. ... Basketball Hall-of-Famer Patrick Ewing is 52. … Actress Janet McTeer (“Albert Nobbs”) is 53. … Rock musician Pat Smear is 55. … Actress Maureen McCormick (“The Brady Bunch”) is 58. … Actress Loni Anderson (“WKRP in Cincinnati”) is 69. … Former NFL MVP Roman Gabriel is 74.

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Giselle Velazquez was born and raised in the shadow of San Francisco's Diamond Heights and now lives in the shadow of South San Francisco's Sign Hill. She has written for publications such as The S.F. Examiner, Ventura County Star, and the S.F. Bay Guardian.
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