“Easy come, easy go, that’s just how you live, h, take, take, take it all but you never give. Should have known you was trouble from the first kiss you had your eyes wide open, why were they open? Gave you all I had and you tossed it in the trash, you tossed it in the trash, you did. To give me all your love is all I ever asked ’cause what you don’t understand is, I’d catch a grenade for ya, throw my hand on a blade for ya, I’d jump in front of a train for ya, you know I’d do anything for ya. I would go through all this pain, take a bullet straight through my brain. Yes, I would die for you, baby, but you won’t do the same. No, no, no, no.”
Am I the only one that loves this song? Great song and definitely written and sung by someone who knows what is like to fall deeply and madly in love. Something we have all/will at some point in life experience. Then, of course, we get over it. Hey? Whatchu cyber-looking at me for?
The question is, is that hottie your heart beats for worth catching a grenade for? Even if you catch a grenade in theory, is it worth losing yourself, in real life, to the point where drugs become your substituted grenade, especially for a “love” that won’t love you back? These are questions I certainly would like to ask Bruno Mars who just pleaded guilty to a felony charge of cocaine possession, this past Wednesday, in a criminal court in Las Vegas.
Bruno Mars, if you are reading this, seriously, don’t catch a grenade for her and definitely don’t use cocaine or any drugs for her or anyone! For her, she has her eyes open when you kiss, “why where they open?!!” The obvious red flag. Then, as you say, she won’t catch a grenade for you, among other things, she “won’t do the same. No, no, no, no.” So, write her off. Not worth your time.
Also, forget the law for a second. Cocaine is just bad for you mennnh! That stuff fries your brain cells and messes you up. You make great music and I know I and music lovers want you around for a very long time, needless to say.
Now add the law and you get into trouble! As an artist you want to make money, not get into trouble. It is a waste of your time and only makes money for us lawyers; not that any of my colleagues and the criminal justice system is complaining. But, I’m just saying . . .
ALL HEADLINE NEWS REPORTS:
“Grammy winner Bruno Mars has pleaded guilty to his felony cocaine possession case in a Las Vegas courtroom Wednesday. The 25-year-old “Just the Way You Are” singer dodged jail in exchange for 200 hours of community service and a year of probation.
Mars – real name Peter Gene Hernandez – was arrested in the Sin City in September after he was seen with a 2.6-gram bag of cocaine.
His legal team managed to work out a plea deal, though. Instead of jail, he was ordered to be placed on probation for a year, undergo drug counseling, and complete 200 hours of community service, as well as pay a $2,000 fine.
Because he is a first-time offender, the felony charge will be wiped clean from his record if he stays out of trouble for the next twelve months. If he misbehaves, he could face prison time.
Mars has just won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for his single “Just the Way You Are” at the Grammys on Sunday.”
For all, key point to note, the “first time offender” part. If you have never been in trouble and have a squeaky clean record, the prosecutor is usually a little more lenient to work a deal out with you via your defense lawyer.
What does an arrest for possession of a controlled substance mean? See my Paris Hilton Analysis here.
What about search and seizure? If Bruno had the cocaine hidden in his car, pockets etc. could the cop legally search him? See my T.I analysis here.
The All Headlines article mentions a violation of probation. What does that mean? Click here.
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