Bits and Pieces - July 11, 2012
July 11, 2012
Katie Holmes is going to star in a new movie about a single mother and her daughter. The movie is going to be called The Katie Holmes Story.
JUSTIN BIEBER'S 911 call complaining about the paparazzi tailing him has been released. Justin tells the operator he has five cars following him and they're driving really reckless. When the operator asks Justin for his last name, he answers ... "ummm, Johnson." He also explains that he was pulled over for driving fast while trying to get away from the photographers before. When Justin tells her he's driving a Fisker, the operator asks, "What kind of car is that?" (Hear here)
More names are being tossed around as possible new AMERICAN IDOL judges. In addition to Adam Lambert, Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Fergie, Katy Perry and Will.I.Am are also being mentioned.
- THE WHITE STRIPES have released recordings of their first-ever live shows through the Third Man Records' "Vault" subscription series. The two vinyl records include their very first live performance at a Detroit open mic night on July 14th, 1997, and their first full show a month later.
- Brooklyn Nets minority owner JAY-Z will christen the team's new Barclays Center arena with three shows starting on September 28th.
- CARRIE UNDERWOOD'S music video for "Good Girl" has set a record by staying at number-one for 14 weeks on CMT's Top 20 Countdown, which is longer than any other video in the history of the show.
- Today: Venus Williams; actor Bryan Cranston; author Shawn Johnson ("Winning Balance"); reality-TV personality Kendra Wilkinson
- Good Morning America: Dr. Mehmet Oz; authors James Carville and Stan Greenberg; The Wiggles
- CBS This Morning: Venus Williams; singer Bonnie Raitt; actor Elijah Wood
- Kelly: Actor Matt Bomer; actress Allison Williams; co-host Seth Meyers
- The View: Actor Denis Leary; author James Carville
- The Talk: Actress Linda Gray; "Design Star" finalists; guest co-hosts Michael Weatherly and Carnie Wilson
- Ellen DeGeneres: Jesse Tyler Ferguson; actress Ellie Kemper; singer Justin Bieber; Mindless Behavior performs
The Houston Rockets will send center Marcus Camby to the New York Knicks for guard Toney Douglas and centers Josh Harrellson and Jerome Jordan. Camby previously played for the Knicks from 1998-2002. Meanwhile, free-agent forward Steve Novak has agreed to stay with the Knicks in a four-year, $15 million deal.
In Texas, the John Marshall High School Class of 1992 held its 20-year reunion over the weekend. The reunion committee set up a Facebook page where classmate Jason Carroll Moss wrote: "I stayed away from graduation at the time because I would have started the Columbine shootings early. I was picked on and bullied by a bunch of you when I went to school and I wanted to kill everyone that hurt me. I'm still seeking vengeance on all those who bullied and harassed me." Not liking his comment were San Antonio police, who spoke to Moss. He told them he made the comment because he didn't want to be picked on at the reunion.
1999: The U.S. team won the Women's World Cup in soccer
actor Ron Glass (Barney Miller, Firefly, Death At a Funeral) 67