Bits and Pieces - February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012
Hugh Hefner revealed that he bought his girlfriends lingerie for Valentine's Day. Hefner recalled the first time he gave lingerie to a woman. He bought it at Frederick's of Mesopotamia.
WHITNEY HOUSTON'S funeral service has been moved to Saturday at her family church in New Jersey and will be for only family and invited guests. Gospel singer Marvin Winans will preside and one guest that apparently isn't invited is BOBBY BROWN. Word is he hasn't been given the stay-away order, but Whitney's family has made it clear they don't want him there. Brown also says Whitney's mother, Cissy Houston, has prevented him from seeing daughter Bobbi Kristina. So far, there's no public memorial planned, but New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has announced that state flags will be flown at half-staff on that day.
RadarOnline.com says it knows who Ben Flajnik proposes to on the finale of THE BACHELOR. The episode won't air until next month, but they say that Courtney Robertson gets the ring and runner-up Lindzi Cox gets the heartbreak.
- The first batch of performers for this year's BONNAROO MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL have been announced. They include Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phish, The Beach Boys, Bon Iver, Alice Cooper, Feist, Ben Folds Five, The Roots, The Civil Wars, and Ludacris. More acts will be announced soon for the festival, which takes place from June 7th-10th.
- CHRIS BROWN has responded to all the haters who thought he shouldn't have been on the Grammy Awards. Brown Tweeted: "HATE ALL U WANT BECUZ I GOT A GRAMMY Now! That's the ultimate F*** OFF!"
- KENNY ROGERS is suing Capitol Records, claiming they've stiffed him for royalties on digital downloads, ringtones and other uses of his songs. Rogers claims the company owes him at least $400,000.
- Today: The Westminster Dog Show; author Star Jones; TV personality Khloe Kardashian; chef Giada De Laurentiis
- Good Morning America: Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj; actor Demien Bichir; chef Richard Blais
- CBS This Morning: Actress Octavia Spencer
- Kelly: Ricky Martin and Nicki Minaj; Khloe Kardashian; co-host Tony Potts
- The View: Ricky Gervais; toy fair; Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show host David Frei and the year's winner
- The Talk: Actress Thandie Newton; Dr. Travis Stork
- Ellen DeGeneres: Ellen Pompeo; skier Josh Dueck; Dierks Bentley performs
The Tampa Bay Rays have reportedly signed manager Joe Maddon to a three-year extension. A news conference is scheduled for today.
Kentucky's 30-year-old Misty Lawson describes herself on her Facebook page as a "professional baby maker." Even the Duggar family might think Misty should seek a new profession. Last June, Misty and her boyfriend were arrested after allegedly leaving their then 9- and 12-year-old kids in the back seat of a hot car while they got their pictures taken. Misty's rap sheet also includes charges of possession of stolen property, marijuana possession, menacing, resisting arrest and contempt of court. Misty added assault charges to the list last week for allegedly punching her 10-year-old son in the face. Yes, it was during her anger management course.
2000: Fox aired the controversial Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire?
actress Jane Seymour (The Wedding Crashers, Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman, Live and Let Die) 61