Bits and Pieces - May 16, 2011
May 16, 2011
Megan Fox is 25 today. Of course, Megan is getting to the age where she starts to reflect upon getting another year hotter.
As was rumored on Friday, ASHTON KUTCHER is officially replacing CHARLIE SHEEN on TWO AND A HALF MEN, although he'll play a new character. After the announcement, Charlie Sheen Tweeted: "Ashton Kutcher is a sweetheart and a brilliant comedic performer. Oh wait, so am I!! Enjoy the show, America." Sheen then went on to predict the show would fail without him. However, Charlie later cooled down and Tweeted again: "Congrats to the cast and crew...CBS & WB..! My best to @aplusk (Ashton Kutcher)!! The show must go on... You got the right guy!" Kutcher then Tweeted back: "Thank man. Always been a fan, always will be! BTW you were 'born big.'" As for JON CRYER, he took the high road again and thanked Charlie for eight great years and said he missed him, but was also looking forward to the show's new beginning.
In his fourth appearance on the show, "Boston" Rob Mariano finally won "SURVIVOR" and the $1 million grand prize.
- KINGS OF LEON frontman Caleb Followill married model Lily Aldridge on Thursday at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. The ceremony was attended by family only, but they plan to have a big party at a later date.
- FLO RIDA says he'll release his next album, "Only One Rida (Part 2)," the sequel to last year's "Only One Flo (Part 1)", "before the summer."
- KELLIE PICKLER will perform the opening song for the Indianapolis 500 Festival parade the day before the May 29th race. Kellie will perform a new song called "Tough," that'll be on her upcoming album.
- Today: Cee Lo Green; cast members of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey"; actor Ed Asner
- Good Morning America: Behind-the-scenes of "Pawn Stars"; author Andrew Morton; professional dancer Cheryl Burke
- CBS Early Show: The winners of "Survivor."
- Regis & Kelly: Jimmy Kimmel; actress Jane Lynch; James Durbin performs
- The View: Randy Jackson; TV host Suze Orman
- Ellen DeGeneres: Shia LaBeouf; actress Marlee Matlin
Jorge Posada apologized to the New York Yankees, manager Joe Girardi and general manager Brian Cashman yesterday after causing a fuss when he had asked to sit out on Saturday due to his recent slump.
Gunmen stormed a Kissimmee, Florida home and held the residents at gunpoint while they ransacked the house and stole laptops, jewelry, and cash, before pistol-whipping one of the victims and making their not so great escape. When they got to their getaway truck, they realized they'd left their keys inside the house. However, by then the residents had locked the doors and called 911. In the meantime, witnesses started gathering outside and had plenty of time to get a good description of the men before they were later arrested.
1991: Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to address the U.S. Congress.
actor Pierce Brosnan (James Bond, Mars Attacks, Dante's Peak) 59