Bits and Pieces - September 13, 2011
September 13, 2011
The CW network aired an interview last night with Lady Gaga. The interview was pretty revealing. It turns out she has a sister named Lady Gogo.
You know how RYAN O'NEAL said he backed out of "DANCING WITH THE STARS" because of a bad knee? Maybe he was pulling out collective legs. TMZ is saying he really backed out because he can't stand NANCY GRACE. Apparently O'Neal feels Grace has been "disrespectful" to his family for going after his son Redmond and his drug problems and even suggesting the reason Redmond has those problems is because Ryan is a bad parent.
The CW network has bought the rights to the SEX AND THE CITY prequel "The Carrie Diaries." It's based on Candace Bushnell's book about Carrie Bradshaw's time in high school. It's likely to premiere next fall.
- COLDPLAY released the second single from their upcoming album, "Mylo Xyloto," yesterday. It's called Paradise, and if you haven't heard it, it's described as an elegant anthem in the vein of "Clocks" and "Speed of Sound." However, the big news was the band revealed that RIHANNA will be featured on another track, called "Princess of China." The album is due October 24th.
- After photos surfaced showing WIZ KHALIFA and Amber Rose slow dancing in Las Vegas recently, rumors started about them secretly marrying. However, it turns out they were just celebrating Wiz's 24th birthday and they're still single.
- LEANN RIMES has just released her new song, Give, from her upcoming album Lady & Gentlemen. LeAnn teamed up with the Stand Up For Kids organization for the video, which features several homeless kids from Chicago. The album is due on September 27th. (See and hear here)
- ABC: A new Wipeout and the Jackie Kennedy in Her Own Words special
- CBS: NCIS and NCIS Los Angeles repeats
- Fox: Glee and Raising Hope reruns
- NBC: It's Worth What and America's Got Talent are new, plus the season premiere of Parenthood
- CW: The 90210 season premiere and the new Sarah Michelle Geller mystery series Ringer debuts
Novak Djokovic outlasted Rafael Nadal to win the U.S. Open men's title in a 4 hour, 9 minute match, 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 6-1.
On the anniversary of 9/11, fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Frontier Airlines flight from Denver to Detroit due to suspicious activity on board. The fighters were dispatched due to what authorities said was an 'abundance of caution.' The suspicious activity on board turned out to be two people spending an extraordinarily long time in the restroom throwing an abundance of caution to the wind. Yes, they were of the opposite sex and were attempting to join the mile-high club. No word on whether the membership was completed but, upon landing, the flight was sent to a remote area of the airport and swept by a bomb squad as the lovebirds were taken into custody.
1996: Rapper Tupac Shakur died after a drive-by shooting six days earlier.
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