Bits and Pieces - April 23, 2012
April 23, 2012
Lindsay Lohan could be in trouble after a surveillance video showed her going into a nightclub where she allegedly assaulted a woman. The good news for Lindsay is that she's finally appearing in films again.
MEL GIBSON is thinking about suing JOE ESZTERHAS for secretly recording him at his home in Costa Rica last December and then releasing the tapes. Mel's people are reportedly looking into Costa Rica law to see if any recording laws or Mel's privacy rights were violated. Eszterhas also claimed Mel ranted about John Lennon and Jews but, if he did and those tapes exist, they haven't surfaced...yet.
MARTHA STEWART will host a new show on PBS this fall called Martha Stewart's Cooking School. The weekly half-hour series is described as a culinary master class.
- THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will release an EP on May 1st called 'We Salute You' to celebrate their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The EP will have six classic covers of songs from previous Hall of Fame inductees: The Ramones, Iggy & the Stooges, Neil Young, David Bowie, the Beach Boys and Dion and the Belmonts.
- DR. DRE says he's not only thrilled with his TUPAC SHAKUR hologram, he says he'd love to see other holograms such as Jimi Hendrix and Marvin Gaye.
- "Goin' Down Rockin': The Last Recordings of WAYLON JENNINGS" will finally be released on September 11th. Jennings wrote 11 of the 12 songs and recorded them in the last few years before his death in 2002.
- Today: Chef Padma Lakshmi
- Good Morning America: Matthew Broderick; reality-TV star Melissa Rycroft and her husband Tye Strickland; chef Emeril Lagasse
- CBS This Morning: Actress Cybil Shepherd; actor Robert De Niro
- Kelly: Candice Bergen; actress Eva La Rue; co-host Seth Meyers
- The View: Kevin Kline; the cast of 'Girls'; Dr. Steven Lamm; Toby Mac performs
- The Talk: Actor Steven Weber
- Ellen DeGeneres: Nicole Richie; actress Jennie Garth; producer Tom Shadyac
The Indianapolis Colts have reportedly told Andrew Luck that they'll select him first in the NFL draft. Also as expected, the Washington Redskins plan to take Robert Griffin III with their No. 2 pick.
Palm Beach County, Florida teacher Celestine Jones Baker was arrested on drug charges after police responded to reports of a person driving erratically. And what made the officer think Baker was under the influence? After pulling into a gas station, she complained that she locked herself out of her vehicle. As she dug through her pockets for keys, out came a clear plastic bag with white residue, just like the bag inside her locked car that was sitting on top of her keys. Officers also noted that Baker had white residue in and around both of her nostrils.
1913: Gideon Sundback, of Hoboken, New Jersey, patented the zipper
actress Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, The Producers, Be Cool) 42