Teacher resigns over ‘slavery’ math lesson (1/19/12)
Trayvon Martin fundraiser cancelled after Twitter backlash over ‘Skittles’ promotion (3/27/12)
Man arrested after leaping onto cop car wearing sombrero and boxing gloves (3/29/12)
Sweet Brown: Is she the new Antoine Dodson? (4/11/12)
Afro-styled sponges deemed racist (4/27/12)
Arena football player Kevin Ellison starts house fire because ‘God told him to’ (6/15/12)
Man arrested for having sex with teddy bear for 4th time (6/18/12)
Miami ‘zombie’ attack linked to cannabis-induced psychosis (7/9/12)
Man re-arrested after refusing to leave prison (7/26/12)
Man finds ‘Hello Ni**er’ message on TV in Motel 6 room (7/31/12)
Lil Wayne’s bizarre deposition video hits the web (9/25/12)
Man in court for cocaine possession brings cocaine to court (10/2/12)
Viral video of Cleveland bus driver punching unruly female passenger leads to suspension (10/12/12)
Wyclef Jean’s ‘birthday suit’ becomes Internet meme (10/24/12)
NBA team catches flak for being ‘too white’ (11/1/12)
‘Saved by the Bell’ star Lark Voorhies denies bipolar rumors in bizarre interview (11/16/12)
Man dressed up as ‘Madea’ attempts to rob bank (11/29/12)
Judge orders Wisconsin father to stop having children (12/7/12)
Woman drives stolen car into parking lot full of cops (12/17/12)
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“Ain’t nobody got time for that!”
With those six words, Oklahoma City resident ‘Sweet Brown’ became one of 2012’s viral video stars. After surviving an apartment fire in April, Brown gave a wacky and ‘this can’t be real’ interview to Oklahoma City’s KFOR-TV.
Brown and her signature lines, such as “Lord Jesus, it’s a fire,” lead this year’s Grio list of wackiest stories.
Other stories making the cut include a man obsessed with having sex with teddy bears in public places and a woman driving a stolen car into a parking lot full of cops.
Think things couldn’t get any wackier in 2012?
Well a party promoter looking to make a quick buck off the Trayvon Martin tragedy actually ran a promotion that said, “everyone free before 11 with an empty bag of Skittles.”
Fortunately, the event was cancelled.
If only all the other stories on this list had a similar ending…
Click here to check out theGrio’s wackiest stories of 2011.