Bits and Pieces - April 2, 2012
April 2, 2012
Khloe Kardashian is denying reports that her marriage to NBA player Lamar Odom is in trouble. Rumors of trouble in the marriage started when Lamar tossed flour on Khloe.
Despite vague denials by his rep, BOBBY BROWN has been formally charged with three misdemeanors in connection with his recent DUI bust in L.A. Brown faces two DUI-related counts and another charge that he was driving on a suspended license. Brown was initially stopped because he was seen talking on a cell phone without a hands-free unit. Brown faces up to six months in jail on the DUI counts if convicted.
BONES has been picked up by the Fox network for an eighth season. However, you may have to re-set your DVR's as Bones moves to a new night and time beginning Monday at 8 p.m. Eastern.
- Britain's Sonisphere Knebworth festival, which was to have taken place in July, has been scrapped due to what organizers call unforeseen difficulties. Normally, this would hardly be a blip on the radar, but that's the festival where QUEEN and ADAM LAMBERT were to team up. No word on if they'll make alternate plans.
- CHRIS BROWN still isn't out of the woods in that alleged iPhone grab in Florida a few weeks back. Prosecutors are interviewing more witnesses in the investigation before deciding whether to pursue the case. If Brown is charged, it's extremely likely that the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office will seek to revoke his probation.
- GEORGE JONES is being treated for an upper respiratory infection at a Nashville-area hospital. Jones is expected to be released from the hospital today.
- Today: Author Keri Glassman; author Stanley Tucci
- Good Morning America: Rascal Flatts
- CBS This Morning: The upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards; musician Wynton Marsalis
- Kelly: Co-host Mark Consuelos
- The View: Ricky Gervais; Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show host David Frei
- The Talk: Reba McEntire
- Ellen DeGeneres: Steven Tyler; actor Timothy Olyphant; singer Chris Young
North Carolina's basketball team will look very different next season. Sophomores Harrison Barnes and Kendall Marshall and junior John Henson are all entering the NBA draft. The team is also losing graduating senior Tyler Zeller.
If you're going to drive, don't text. If you're going to drive and text, don't do so while eating. If you're going to drive and text while eating, don't do so while behind the wheel of a stolen truck. This would've been a helpful nugget of wisdom for Kennewick, Washington's 32-year-old Jeromy Kirkendall. Jeromy is allegedly guilty of all of the above and was arrested after he ran the truck into a ditch and drove through some logs and lawns before hitting a house.
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actor Billy Dee Williams (Star Wars, Batman, The Ladies Man) 75