Bits and Pieces - August 6, 2012
August 6, 2012
The summer Olympics are now over a week old. They say the Olympics are the world's biggest test of human endurance, not counting sitting through a Keeping Up with the Kardashians marathon.
The National Enquirer isn't backing down on its MACAULAY CULKIN addicted to heroin and only has six months to live story. They're saying they hope the story serves as a wakeup call and prompts him to seek help. They added that if Macaulay's reps continue to deny their report, they're ready to have him swing by and submit to a drug test and prove them wrong.
It's reported that BRAD PAISLEY is in talks to become a judge on AMERICAN IDOL. Meanwhile, SNOOP DOGG or Lion or whoever he is says he'd like to be a judge on the show. Snoop says he'd be willing to clean up his act for the show, but that he'd be unwilling to give up his marijuana habit.
- BRET MICHAELS says Donald Trump has asked him to compete on the upcoming "Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars" and that he's considering it. However, Michaels says he won't be doing another "Rock of Love" dating reality show even though he broke up with his fiancee and American Idol is also out of the question.
- R. KELLY says he's written 30 more chapters for his "Trapped in the Closet" series in the past month alone. He's also planning video versions that should debut on IFC later this year.
- CARRIE UNDERWOOD and BRAD PAISLEY will host the Country Music Association Awards for a fifth time. The show airs live on November 1st on ABC.
- Today: Reports from the Olympics
- Good Morning America: Ne-Yo performs; actress Jessica Biel
- CBS This Morning: Actor David Alan Grier
- Kelly: Actress Amy Adams; actress Vanessa L. Williams; co-host Nick Lachey
- The View: Regis Philbin; comic Simon Amstell; guest co-host Scott Disick
- The Talk: Actor Edward Norton; dermatologist Dr. Doris Day
- Ellen DeGeneres: Kris & Bruce Jenner; Kevin Nealon
Despite losing big to Alabama in last January's BCS national title game, LSU sits atop the USA Today Top 25 coaches poll, with Alabama second and USC third.
Apparently getting the fever for the flavor of a Pringles was Vero Beach, Florida's Amanda Lynn Lozier. Amanda and her father were arguing about her smoking cigarettes and she ended that argument by hitting dad in the mouth with a can of Pringles, which knocked out one of his teeth. Not surprisingly, police described Amanda as "noticeably intoxicated" and said she experienced difficulty in having a conversation as she was arrested for misdemeanor battery domestic violence.
2004: New Jersey Governor James McGreevey resigned and admitted that he had had an extramarital affair with a man.
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