Bits and Pieces - July 29, 2011
July 29, 2011
Lady Gaga cried when she was on So You Think You Can Dance last night. Apparently Lady Gaga started crying when she realized she was on So You Think You Can Dance.
Not that you're invited, but it looks like an invitation to the wedding of KIM KARDASHIAN and NBA player Kris Humphries may have leaked online. If it's legit, the wedding will take place Saturday, August 20th in Montecito, California. The invite didn't list the time, but did say that the dress code is black tie.
There's no official confirmation from ABC, but the buzz is that ROB KARDASHIAN has signed to compete on DANCING WITH THE STARS.
- METALLICA will play several shows in San Francisco to mark their 30th anniversary in December. The shows will include special guests and events, rare songs, varied set lists and $19.81 ticket prices.
- YOUNG JEEZY says his next solo album, TM 103, will be out on September 20th.
- TOBY KEITH'S new album, called Clancy's Tavern, will be released on October 25th. Toby wrote the title cut after being inspired by memories of the nightclub his grandmother ran in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
- ABC: Shark Tank and Primetime What Would You Do reruns, and a new 20/20
- CBS: Flashpoint is new; CSI: NY and Blue Bloods are reruns
- Fox: Bones and House repeats
- NBC: A Who Do You Think You Are rerun (Guest: Steve Buscemi) and a new Dateline
- CW: Nikita and Supernatural reruns
The Cincinnati Bengals have traded Chad Ochocinco to the New England Patriots in exchange for draft picks.
Bill Bennett is the nation's former drug czar and is now capitalizing on the death of Amy Winehouse by blaming America's woes on her winning several Grammys for her song, "Rehab." Bennett writes, "There was a time when we took the drug issue more seriously in and from our culture, and it was not that long ago. It is now time to usher it back in." Musical historians will note that in 1980, Kenny Rogers won a Grammy for his song "The Gambler." Political historians will note that William Bennett was advised to seek treatment for a high-stakes gambling addiction that cost him millions of dollars in losses but, like Amy, he said 'no, no, no.'
1981: Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer
actor Stephen Dorff (Blade, Blood And Wine, World Trade Center) 38