Scoop: Carrie Underwood locks baby in car, blames dogs

Carrie Underwood arrives at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. in June 2015. (Sanford Myers/Invision/AP)

Country singer Carrie Underwood’s baby is safe, and her car is only slightly worse for wear after her weekend misadventure. But her dogs might be evil masterminds.

“When your dogs manage to lock themselves, all your stuff & the baby in the car & you have to break a window to get in. #WhatAreTheChances,” the “American Idol” winner tweeted over the weekend, shortly after she and her brother-in-law rescued her 5-month-old son, Isaiah.

Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott immediately commiserated, tweeting, “@CarrieUnderwood Oh. My. Word. I know your heart stopped!! Glad all your babies are okay!!!”

On Monday, Underwood’s publicist told The Associated Press the incident happened very quickly and no one was hurt. The publicist did not address how the dogs, which lack thumbs, could have locked the doors, although it’s probably too soon to rule out evil canine telekinesis.

50 CENT GOES BANKRUPT

His name is 50 Cent, but the newly bankrupt rapper is now worth about … well, the jokes write themselves.

The 40-year-old rapper, aka Curtis Jackson III, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Connecticut on Monday, according to The Associated Press. The filing came days after 50 Cent was ordered to pay $5 million to a woman who says he posted her sex video online without her permission.

The rapper-turned-actor-turned-Vitamin Water investor owes between $10 million and $50 million, according to the filing. The rapper might have ensured his financial downfall in 2003, when he bought a $4.1 million Connecticut money pit from Mike Tyson.

The house failed to sell when it was re-listed in 2009 at $10.9 million, although that seems like a fair price for a mansion with two dozen bathrooms and a disco room with stripper poles.

QUICK TAKES

Sylvester Stallone’s representative shot down rumors that the aged action hero would be strapping on Rambo’s red bandanna to annihilate the Islamic State in an upcoming film. … Canadian DJ Deadmau5 launched a trans-Atlantic salvo over the weekend by tearing into French DJ David Guetta for dragging a horse and fake Native Americans onto the stage during a recent performance, tweeting, “im sure the horse really appriciated it [sic, as one would expect from a guy named Deadmau5].”

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Pitcher Tim Hudson of the Giants is 40. … Actress Jane Lynch (“Glee”) is 55. … Former football player and actor Rosey Grier (“The Thing with Two Heads”) is 83. … Actress Nancy Olson (“Sunset Boulevard”) is 87.

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