Bits and Pieces - October 17, 2011
October 17, 2011
Lady Gaga performed for President Clinton at a concert in California on Saturday. There was sexual innuendo, sexual tension and sexual suggestiveness...and Lady Gaga was pretty racy, too.
LINDSAY LOHAN'S next court date is on Wednesday and despite the fact that she could be sentenced to nearly a year-and-a-half in jail, she says she's looking forward to the hearing. Lindsay says despite all the tabloid buzz, she's fulfilling all of her probation requirements and she's telling friends she's not worried. However, TMZ says Lindsay was a no-show nine times at the Downtown Women's Center, where she was performing her community service and that when she did show up she didn't spend the minimum four hours at a time. There are also reports that Lindsay didn't meet with her shrink every Monday for one hour, as required, but she claims she did a bunch of therapy sessions by phone.
Another new TV show has bitten the dust as ABC has pulled the plug on their CHARLIE'S ANGELS remake. ABC will air the remaining episodes.
- LIMP BIZKIT frontman FRED DURST has signed a deal to star in and produce a new sitcom for CBS. The show has the working title of Douchebag, and will be about a rock legend struggling to balance his celebrity lifestyle and family life.
- TONE LOC collapsed on stage during a performance in Atlanta over the weekend. His manager says he was suffering from exhaustion and was treated at a nearby hospital and is doing fine now.
- EASTON CORBIN has been forced to reschedule a handful of shows after his doctor ordered him to have vocal rest. You can get the details on his website at EastonCorbin.com
- Today: Susan Boyle's new home; actor Rowan Atkinson; actor Stephen Lang
- Good Morning America: Actress Jessica Capshaw; author Nicholas Sparks
- Regis & Kelly: Actor Simon Baker; actress Jessica Capshaw
- The View: Filmmaker Kevin Smith; actor Rowan Atkinson
- The Talk: Gloria Estefan; actor Scott Porter; guest co-host Susie Essman
- Ellen DeGeneres: Hilary Duff; J.R. Martinez and Karina Smirnoff; actor Logan Lerman
Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon was killed in a fiery 15-car pileup on the 12th lap of yesterday's season ending race Indy Car race in Las Vegas. The remainder of the race was canceled, although drivers later did a five-lap tribute to Wheldon. Dario Franchitti won his fourth season championship.
In Arizona, cheerleaders at Gilbert High School had T-shirts made up that read, "Feel for lumps, save your bumps." Principal J. Charles Santa Cruz had a hissy fit, despite the fact that the cheerleaders planned to sell the shirts to benefit breast cancer charities. As it turns out, the 'not on my campus' move might've helped the cause as the cheerleaders have decided to sell the shirts nationwide to raise money. You can get a shirt for $15 by writing to SaveYourBumps@yahoo.com.
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