makers of Marley's Mellow Mood, a beverage meant to relax
the human soul, might want to consider adding a more potent
chilling-out agent to the recipe. Because the drink is made in
partnership with some members of reggae icon Bob Marley's family,
we suggest something closer to ganja, because at
least one person who drank Mellow Mood apparently needs something stronger.
afternoon, Miami-Dade public school teacher Karen Brindle and a friend were
jogging on the sidewalk along Old Cutler Road in Cutler Bay when she was hit in the
side of the head with a half-full bottle of Marley's Mellow Mood
According to Brindle, the unknown assailant was in a red compact car traveling north on Old Cutler, the same direction she was jogging.
"About a mile into our run, I suddenly felt this explosion in my ear and a burning sensation," Brindle says. "I'm guessing the bottle hit my head at 40 miles per hour."
Despite suffering a gash behind her ear that required three stitches and a tetanus shot, Brindle is keeping a good sense of humor about the unfortunate incident.
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"I laughed when I saw it was a Marley's Mellow Mood drink because throwing it at me obviously wasn't the most mellow thing to do," she says. "My guess is that whoever threw it, did it intentionally. The way it hit me, it had to have been perfectly aimed at my head."
Brindle says she filed a police report just in case other innocent joggers or pedestrians get pelted with a Marley's bottle.
"I have no idea who it was," she says. "But karma will take care of it."