Bits and Pieces - July 6, 2011
July 6, 2011
Florida mother Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her daughter. It's nice to see the O.J. jury was able to find work.
ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER has reportedly agreed to give MARIA SHRIVER a "very generous divorce settlement." Under California's community property laws, Arnold already has to fork over half his assets. However, supposed insiders say Arnold knows that it was all his fault and he's seriously considering giving Maria more than half.
If you're wondering why comedians are salivating, it's because Comedy Central announced plans to roast CHARLIE SHEEN. The roast will air on September 19th, perhaps not coincidentally the same night as Ashton Kutcher makes his debut on Two and a Half Men.
- LINKIN PARK will play a private concert at a secret location in the Los Angeles area to support Japan tsunami relief efforts. Everyone who raises at least $500 will be invited with a guest to the concert. Get the scoop at MusicForRelief.org.
- Has the NOTORIOUS B.I.G. murder been solved? Former Nation of Islam member Clayton Hill says he was an accessory and claims that the trigger man was a guy named Dawoud Muhammad. Hill says Muhammad was a former Bloods gang member and was paid $25,000 to off Biggie. However, Hill is currently serving time in federal prison and has an e-book coming out next week to plug.
- LADY ANTEBELLUM'S HILLARY SCOTT is engaged to drummer Chris Tyrrell. They met while on Tim McGraw's 2010 tour and Hillary says Chris popped the question on a deck overlooking a lake in Tennessee during the Fourth of July weekend. Hillary said, "We had just been on a hike and -- in our workout clothes -- he hit the knee!"
- ABC: The Middle, Modern Family and Happy Endings reruns, plus a new Nightline Primetime Beyond Belief
- CBS: Undercover Boss, Criminal Minds and CSI repeats
- Fox: So You Think You Can Dance is new (guest judge: Carmen Electra)
- NBC: Minute To Win It, America's Got Talent and Love in the Wild are new
- CW: America's Next Top Model reruns
- ESPN: Baseball with the Yankees at Indians
New York Yankee Derek Jeter got two hits last night, moving him to within four of 3,000 in the Yankees win over Cleveland.
New York's 41-year-old Jonathan Schwartz called 911 to confess that he'd killed his Philanthropist mother, Barbara, in her 85th street apartment. However, Jonathan soon called back to say that he was mistaken and that his mother had actually committed suicide. Police arrived and quickly established that Jonathan was right the first time as a person with multiple stab wounds to their neck and torso are rarely suicide victims.
1999: First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton announced she was forming an exploratory committee to look into running for the U.S. Senate in New York
actress Tamera Mowry (Sister, Sister, Roommates, Strong Medicine) 33