Dusty Baker, the manager of the Washington
Nationals baseball team recently told reporters an interview that several players have been feeling under the weather. Baker said, “Alot of my team is under the weather with the change of weather, A/C, hotel…this is the time of year for mold around Chicago”.
There have been many celebrities over the years whose lives had been affected by their exposure to mold. For example, in 1997, American folk rock singer and songwriter Bob Dylan had to cancel a two-week European tour because he got so sick after contracting a serious fungal infection in his lungs. (more…)
This song and video on black mold is by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. I believe that as time rolls forward, songs and music videos like this will help spread awareness about the toxic effects of mold.
Because the rain is a-comin’
Because I must protect
My b, b, black vinyl
Black vinyl will grow
TMZ reported in March 2014 on the marriage split of Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin. In that story they mention that the split could
be linked to a moldy house Martin wanted to buy for his bandmates.
TMZ said, “His people told us it was for him and his band mates, but Gwyneth got involved and killed the deal, claiming there was mold.” (more…)
It looks like the Russians know a thing or two about toxic mold. Russian fertilizer mogul Dmitri Rybolovlev (№148 in ranking of Forbes, the state – $ 7.7 billion) purchased Donald Trump’s 33,000-square-foot Palm Beach, Florida home in 2008 for $95 million and later had to tear it down due to serious mold damage.