Bits and Pieces - July 25, 2012
July 25, 2012
The Muppets are boycotting Chick-Fil-A after the restaurant came out against gay marriage. Not only that, the Muppets were afraid of what Chick-Fil-A might do to Big Bird.
PLAYBOY PLAYMATE TRICIA EVANS is catching it on Twitter after she sent out a Tweet on Friday night saying, "I heard the new Batman movie is really 'to die for'! Too soon?" Producer DEADMAU5 replied: "...I seriously had no idea how big of a piece of s*** you are. unfollowed." After receiving a barrage of hate, the still-clueless Evans tweeted: "It's official, we live in a nation full of idiots. There r very few people actually worth a s*** out there."
AMERICAN IDOL says hopefuls can get a shot at stardom without going to the cattle call auditions. Friends can nominate people by submitting videos or Websites that show them performing. If judges like the person, they'll show up and surprise them with a camera crew. Get the details at AmericanIdol.com.
- THE WANTED'S MAX GEORGE is available after splitting from his girlfriend of nearly two years, British soap star Michelle Keegan. They were actually engaged last year, but Max was recently seen kissing a mystery woman, which prompted them to release a statement. The split was blamed on busy schedules.
- SNOOP DOGG has a new alter-ego named Snoop Lion. Snoop Dogg/Lion will release the album "Reincarnated" and has dropped a new reggae-flavored single called "La La La."
- This may come as a major disappointment for Patrick Schwarzenegger, but TAYLOR SWIFT is denying tabloid reports about them being a couple and says they're just 'good friends.'
- Today: Chef Mark Bittman; actor Tony Danza; author Emily Giffin
- Good Morning America: Will Ferrell; Dr. Mehmet Oz; chef Michael Psilakis; Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias on tour
- CBS This Morning: Producer Adam Shankman; author Brad Thor
- Kelly: Will Ferrell; Bachelorette Emily Maynard; chef Andrew Zimmern; co-host Michael Buckley
- The View: Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin and Israel Houghton perform; chef Melba Wilson
- The Talk: Chris Colfer; Hunter Hayes performs; guest co-host Tabatha Coffey
- Ellen DeGeneres: Vince Vaughn; Kat Graham performs; talk-show host Bethenny Frankel
The Detroit Tigers picked up second baseman Omar Infante and right-hander Anibal Sanchez from Miami for pitcher Jacob Turner and two minor leaguers.
Chicago's Tommy Teasley went to K-Mart to get some video games. However, instead of taking them to the cash register to pay for them, Tommy stuffed them in his backpack and headed for the door. This didn't go unnoticed by the store's loss prevention or an off-duty cop. The chase was on, but it didn't last long after Tommy took off running and promptly ran into a parked car and tripped. Some 17 video games were found in Tommy's backpack and it's noted that he began complying with commands after the man told him he was a Chicago cop.
2005: Lance Armstrong won his unprecedented seventh Tour de France
actress Ruth Buzzi (Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Freaky Friday, The Villain) 76