Bits and Pieces - March 23, 2012
March 23, 2012
Rosie O'Donnell celebrated her 50th birthday this week with boxer Mike Tyson. They seem like an odd couple. One is a tough, bruising heavyweight and the other is a former boxing champion.
Is REESE WITHERSPOON expecting her third baby? A number of tabloids are running photos of Reese, some of which seem to show off a baby bump. Sources are also telling various media outlets that Reese and husband Jim Toth have told friends she's 12 weeks along and isn't planning to announce the news. If it's true, the baby will join Reese's two children with Ryan Phillipe.
LEANN RIMES' husband, EDDIE CIBRIAN, has revealed that she's in talks to join THE X FACTOR. Eddie says LeAnn has been talking with them since last month, but that no deal has been signed.
- JOE WALSH will release his first new solo album in two decades on June 5th. It's called Analog Man and it was co-produced by Jeff Lynne and features Walsh's brother-in-law, aka Ringo Starr, on drums. The album is currently streaming online.
- R. KELLY is making more installments of "Trapped in the Closet" for the International Film Channel. Kelly said in a statement: "The Alien is back and it has brought friends along." No word on when the new installments will air, but Kelly has a new album due soon as well as a memoir hitting shelves in June.
- In somewhat of an odd pairing, TAYLOR SWIFT will guest on the upcoming album from rapper B.o.B., called Strange Clouds.
- Jay Leno: Arsenio Hall; actress Lily Collins; The Secret Sisters perform
- David Letterman: Paul Rudd; comic John Witherspoon; Heartless Bastards
- Jimmy Kimmel: Kristin Chenoweth; NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson; Neon Trees
- Conan: Ryan Gosling; Nicole Scherzinger; Tig Notaro performs.
- Jimmy Fallon: Candice Bergen; singer Fergie; animal handler Jeff Musial; Sleeper Agent performs
- Craig Ferguson: Actor Ewan McGregor
- Carson Daly: Musician Ed Wheeler; musical groups Cults and Wheeler Brothers; hip-hop artist Schoolboy Q
The NHL has suspended Phoenix Coyotes forward Shane Doan for three games and he'll forfeit over $166,000 in salary for elbowing Dallas Stars forward Jamie Benn during Tuesday night's game.
Casa Grande, Arizona's Susanne Eman tips the scales, perhaps of the truck variety, at a svelte 756 pounds. However, Susanne is working on her weight. No, Susanne doesn't want to lose weight, but gain pounds as she pursues her dream of becoming the world's heaviest person. In an effort to fulfill the dream, Susanne has gotten engaged to chef Parker Clack, who loves cooking for his bride-to-be. The 33-year-old Susanne says, "A previous record holder was 1,610 so I have to be at least that. At my current rate of growth, I should be there by age 41 or 42."
1882: Congress outlawed polygamy
actor William Shatner (Boston Legal, Star Trek, !@#$ My Dad Says) 81