Bits and Pieces - March 16, 2012
March 16, 2012
HBO has canceled the Dustin Hoffman horse racing series Luck. The good news for Hoffman is that HBO announced they're putting him out to stud.
Not only has WHITNEY HOUSTON'S daughter Bobbi Kristina been photographed kissing her unofficially adopted brother, rumor has it that they're engaged! Star magazine reports the borderline creepy news that Nick Gordon proposed to Bobbi Kristina last Saturday, but that they're keeping a secret for now. A supposed family friend says they live together in Whitney's Atlanta townhouse and call each other "brother" and "sister." Yes, some are suspicious that Nick is just in it for the money Bobbi Kristina is due to inherit.
CBS has announced that 18 of their prime-time shows will be back next season. Among those not named in the renewals were Unforgettable, A Gifted Man, CSI Miami and New York, Rules of Engagement and Rob. However, they didn't say those shows were canceled. CBS also said they're in preliminary discussions about bringing back Two and a Half Men.
- You can forget about a ROLLING STONES 50th anniversary tour this year. However, Keith Richards says 2013 is a possibility, adding: "The Stones always really considered '63 to be 50 years, because Charlie [Watts] didn't actually join until January." Richards also says, "We look upon 2012 as sort of the year of conception, but the birth is next year."
- When WIZ KHALIFA released his new mixtape Taylor Allderdice the other night, he promptly crashed the DatPiff website. The tape is named after Wiz's Pittsburgh high school. Wiz is also working on a new album, but no release date has been set.
- RASCAL FLATTS is coming to a theater near you on April 5th. The band will perform a live concert and give fans a behind the scenes look at their personal lives in an event that will be streamed to theaters nationwide. To find a theater near you, go to FathomEvents.com.
- Jay Leno: Kiefer Sutherland; actress Kathryn Hahn; Andy Grammer performs
- David Letterman: Ryan Reynolds; actress Ellie Kemper; Dierks Bentley performs
- Jimmy Kimmel: Channing Tatum; actor Genesis Rodriguez; The Joy Formidable
- Conan: Louis C.K.; actor Jim Sturgess; Hugh Moore performs
- Jimmy Fallon: Taylor Lautner; singer Adam Levine; Nas performs
- Craig Ferguson: Molly Shannon; actor Michael K. Williams; author Larry King as the voice of Geoff
- Carson Daly: Actress Gina Carano; director Dee Rees; Milow performs
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed New Orleans Saints free agent guard Carl Nicks to a five-year deal worth $47.5 million.
Mother's Day came early for Malcolm A. Varner's mom as the 19-year-old Canton, Ohio man treated his mother to a cocktail. Unfortunately it was a Molotov cocktail. Armed with a knife, Malcolm tossed the cocktail at his mother. Fortunately for her, it didn't light and police had to wrestle Malcolm to the ground to prevent a second cocktail from being lit. Malcolm is now in the middle of a jail cell in lieu of $1 million bond. In what explains nothing, police records didn't disclose the nature of the family's fight.
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