Bits and Pieces - September 27, 2012
September 27, 2012
The Lingerie Football League says they fired some of the NFL's replacement referees. In fact, the Lingerie Football League says the referees were so incompetent that they once called a penalty for too many men on the field.
Things may be heating up between SIMON COWELL and CARMEN ELECTRA. They were spotted on what was described as an "intimate date" at a West Hollywood restaurant over the weekend and a source tells In Touch Weekly they were "making out." They flirted heavily back in February when Electra was a guest judge on Britain's Got Talent, but a source close to Cowell is downplaying any romance, saying it was a group dinner. However, Simon did Tweet: "I hope you had a nice weekend. Mine was very nice."
NBC has picked up THE VOICE for two more seasons. As has been reported, Usher and Shakira will join as coaches next spring, replacing Christina Aguilera and Cee Lo Green, who could return for the fall.
- BON IVER frontman Justin Vernon says he's walking away from the band so he can find new inspiration. Vernon added, "I really feel the need to walk away from it while I still care about it...If I come back to it at all I'll feel better about it and be renewed." However, their record label says, "They are just going off cycle after two very busy years on this record."
- The LAPD is looking into that alleged WIZ KHALIFA hit-and-run crash from last week and, by the looks of things, Wiz went on quite a tear as photos show his once-sweet 1969 Chevy Chevelle with its front end significantly damaged. Sources say Wiz actually hit two cars, which were also seriously damaged.
- WILLIE NELSON will release his memoirs on November 13th. The book is called "Roll Me up and Smoke Me When I Die: Musings from the Road," and will offer Willie's takes on everything from music to poker, politics to religion and his musical influences.
- Today: Actor Justin Kirk; chef Kimberly Schlapman
- Good Morning America: Actress Julie Bowen; actor Scott Speedman; author J.K. Rowling; "The Chew" cookbook; "Dancing With the Stars" castoffs
- CBS This Morning: Singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam
- Kelly & Michael: Actor Ty Burrell; actor Terry O'Quinn
- The View: Julie Bowen; author Ann Coulter; Dwight Yoakam performs
- The Talk: Simon Baker; actors Joshua Morrow and Sharon Case
- Ellen DeGeneres: Joseph Gordon-Levitt; actress Kerry Washington; No Doubt performs
Denver Broncos linebacker Joe Mays has been suspended for one game and fined $50,000 by the NFL for his hit on Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in which Schaub lost a part of his left ear lobe. Mays is appealing the suspension.
Redwood City, California's 23-year-old Andrew Jonke devised a brilliant home burglary plan. Andrew went to an elderly man's door and told him he'd hit a baseball into his yard and asked to retrieve it. The old man let him in, but instead of retrieving a baseball, Andrew grabbed the man's wallet. It wasn't until the next day that the man realized his wallet was gone. The plan might've been brilliant had the old man not been former San Mateo County District Attorney Keith Sorenson, who used his connections at the police department and cops soon caught Andrew using Sorenson's credit card at a nearby store and arrested him.
1774: John Chapman was born. He was better known as Johnny Appleseed.
singer/actress Christina Milian (Be Cool, American Pie, Man of the House) 31