Bits and Pieces - February 28, 2012
February 28, 2012
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model Kate Upton has posed nude for Muse magazine. Apparently it's part of Muse magazine's No Swimsuit Issue.
MILEY CYRUS was photographed leaving Therapeutic Health Care in Sherman Oaks with a friend last week. If you're not in the know, that's a medical marijuana dispensary! Medical marijuana is legal in California if you have a prescription and presumably Miley or her friend does. You may remember the video that leaked from Miley's 19th birthday party in which she said, "You know you're a stoner when friends make you a Bob Marley cake -- you know you smoke way too much f***in' weed."
The latest name in the X FACTOR rumor mill is AVRIL LAVIGNE. Avril may have an inside track as she was discovered by L.A. Reid. She's reportedly contacted the show's producers to say she's interested and believes she could be a good mentor because she got her start in the music biz at an early age.
- THE GRATEFUL DEAD'S BOB WEIR will team up with THE NATIONAL'S SCOTT AND BRYAN DEVENDORF to perform a special one-off concert under the name the Bridge Session on March 24th. The show will happen at Weir's TRI Studios in San Rafael, California with only around 50 fans in attendance. However, the show will be streamed online.
- There's an arrest warrant out for JUVENILE in Louisiana over unpaid child support. Juvenile is facing 90 days in prison because he owes more than $160,000 to the mother of his 13-year-old son. However, Juvenile says his son stays with him most of the time and he was unaware of the warrant. Now that he is, he says his lawyer is working on the matter.
- Stratford, New Jersey teenager Kevin McGuire is battling leukemia and got national attention with an online campaign to have TAYLOR SWIFT accompany him to his senior prom. Taylor couldn't make it to the prom, but she did invite him to be her date for the Academy of Country Music Awards. Naturally, he accepted!
- Jay Leno: Megan Fox; director Michel Hazanavicius; Mariachi El Bronx performs
- David Letterman: Ed Helms; sportscaster Dan Patrick; Lyle Lovett performs
- Jimmy Kimmel: Melanie Fiona performs
- Conan: Kathryn Hahn; actor Artie Lange; comic Nick DiPaolo; Chiddy Bang
- Jimmy Fallon: Julianna Margulies; actor Seann William Scott; Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band performs
- Craig Ferguson: Eric Idle; actress Sarah Paulson
- Carson Daly: Actress Malin Akerman; artist Wayne White; Trentemoller performs
Cleveland Indian All-Star closer Chris Perez will miss four to six weeks with a strained left side muscle that he injured while throwing off the mound for the first time in spring training.
Cedrick Mitchell barged into a Bradenton, Florida motel room and asked the two men inside for pills. When they told Cedrick they didn't have any pills, he pulled a gun and demanded everything they had. During the ensuing struggle, Cedrick dropped his gun and one of the men pepper sprayed him in the face. Cedrick ran away, but returned moments later and begged the men to let him buy his gun back for $40. The men again pepper sprayed Cedrick in the face and again he ran away. However, Cedrick didn't get far as by this time the police had arrived and after a brief, teary-eyed chase he was arrested.
2003: Fred Rogers, best known as TV's Mister Rogers, died.
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