12 Apr 2010

Meatworker's career slaughtered

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

A meatworker whose career as a slaughterman was ended after a trip-and-fall injury on the kill floor is suing his employer for $160,000 in damages.

Justin Hawkins, who worked at an abattoir at Rockhampton owned and operated by Swift Australia, claims the company did not take reasonable safety precautions, which resulted in him falling and breaking his leg while removing organs from a slaughtered beast.

Read the full story at www.brisbanetimes.com.au

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Note: This isn't Justin Hawkins from Hot Leg, I thought it was just coincidence that it's a Justin Hawkins from Rockhampton smile
10 Apr 2010

Race For Life

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

Hot Leg fan Leonie is taking part in 'Race for Life' again this year, an event of walking or running in support of Cancer Research UK.

Leonie has survived Breast Cancer in the last couple of years, and just before Christmas, suffered from a Stroke - thankfully she is well on the road to recovery and participating in the event to celebrate her survival and raise money for such a worthy cause... Hot Leg approved.

If you have any cash to spare, even a small amount, please donate at www.raceforlifesponsorme.org/justinhawkinssupportscancerresearch

Every bit really does help - thank you!
06 Apr 2010

Justin Hawkins - Prime Minister Sketch

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

06 Apr 2010

Hawkins signs to Kobalt

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

Former Darkness lead singer Justin Hawkins has signed an exclusive administration and creative services deal with leading independent music publisher Kobalt Music Group.

The deal will see Kobalt representing Hawkin’s catalogue of all his future songs, including recent collaborations with Meatloaf and American Idol contestant, Adam Lambert.

"We are delighted to welcome Justin and his exceptional and unique talents as a songwriter, producer and artist to our international creative roster at Kobalt,” says Kobalt's executive vice president, creative, Sas Metcalfe. “Our worldwide creative team is very excited to work with him.”

“Kobalt and I have been flirting for some months. It was only a matter of time before the relationship escalated,” adds Hawkins. “We’re together now and I don't care who knows it.”

Credit: harlotte Otter | www.musicweek.com
25 Jun 2011

Hey Everyone

+ posted by FlamingWhopper

Hi guys

Sorry I haven't been around so much. I'll try and get this site up and running again but haven't had much time.

Hope you're all happy about The Darkness reuniting! I've been to the show in Shepherd's Bush and will hopefully will have less trouble updating the FlamingWhopper's Youtube Channel at some point.

FW

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