Bits and Pieces - May 1, 2012
May 1, 2012
After his latest tape recorded rant went public, Mel Gibson has admitted that he has a little bit of a temper. That's like saying Hugh Hefner and his girlfriends have a little bit of an age gap.
BRAD PITT and ANGELINA JOLIE have reportedly decided to get married this year on his parents' wedding anniversary. If you don't know everything there is to know about Brad that would be August 11th and it's going to be his folks' golden wedding anniversary. The buzz is that the ceremony will take place at their French chÃ¢teau and about 300 guests, including celebrity pals such as George Clooney, Matt Damon, Johnny Depp and Tom Cruise are expected to attend.
WILL FERRELL will host the May 12th episode of Saturday Night Live with musical guest Usher.
- THE SMASHING PUMPKINS will release their next album, called Oceania, on June 19th. The album was created as part of their ongoing 44-song Teargarden by Kaleidyscope project, which has been released song-by-song since the end of 2009.
- KANYE WEST is the big winner in the latest update of Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time" list. Three of Kanye's albums, Late Registration, The College Dropout and My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy were added to the list.
- BLAKE SHELTON will perform at this year's Indiana State Fair. However, following last year's tragedy, the fair's concert series has been moved to the Bankers Life Field House in Indianapolis.
- Jay Leno: Rashida Jones; Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers perform
- David Letterman: Don Rickles; Carrie Underwood performs
- Jimmy Kimmel: Vanessa Williams; actor Jonny Lee Miller; Andrew Bird performs
- Conan: Alec Baldwin; actor Damon Wayans Jr.; YelaWolf performs
- Jimmy Fallon: Chris Evans; actress Allison Williams; Tom Morello and Ben Harper perform
- Craig Ferguson: Jim Gaffigan; chef Cat Cora
- Carson Daly: Actor David Giuntoli; singer Meg Myers; Bomba Estereo performs
The New York Yankees have sent starter Freddy Garcia to the bullpen and named rookie David Phelps as the fifth starter. In four starts, Garcia was 0-2 with a 12.51 ERA. Andy Pettitte could return to the lineup around May 10th.
London's Marek Olszewski made an appointment with his ex-girlfriend dentist Anna Mackowiak to have her take care of his toothache. On the bright side, Anna has seen to it that Marek will never have a toothache again. That's because she put him under and proceeded to pull all of his teeth. Anna later said, "I tried to be professional and detach myself from my emotions, but when I saw him lying there I just thought, 'What a b-----d.'" Even worse, Marek's new girlfriend dumped him due to his lack of teeth and Anna could face up to three years in prison.
1789: George Washington was inaugurated in New York as the first president
actress Dianna Agron (Glee, Burlesque, I Am Number Four) 26