Bits and Pieces - October 19, 2012
October 19, 2012
In England, an 87-foot pink bra is being auctioned off for charity. They say the 87-foot bra should bring big money because it was once worn by Pamela Anderson.
MEGAN FOX and BRIAN AUSTIN GREEN have welcomed son Noah Shannon Green. Megan wrote on her Facebook page: "We have been very lucky to have had a peaceful few weeks at home, but I would like to release this myself before others do. I gave birth to our son on September 27th. He is healthy, happy, and perfect." Megan added, "We are humbled to have the opportunity to call ourselves the parents of this beautiful soul and I am forever grateful to God for allowing me to know this kind of boundless, immaculate love. Thanks to those of you who wish to send your positive energy and well wishes. May God bless you and your families abundantly."
If you're bummed about not being invited to the wedding of MARIO LOPEZ and Courtney Mazza, there's good news! TLC will air the Mario Lopez & Courtney Mazza Wedding Special as a two-hour "event" on December 8th.
- RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS bassist FLEA celebrated his 50th birthday on Tuesday by hosting a benefit concert in his backyard for the Silver Lake Conservatory. That's the Los Angeles music school he founded 11 years ago. Aside from the Peppers, Rancid and Ben Harper also performed.
- DRAKE is now a high school graduate. Drake recently completed all his necessary school work to officially graduate and he Tweeted: "97% on my final exam. 88% in the course. One of the greatest feelings in my entire life. As of tonight I have graduated high school."
- JENNIFER NETTLES will host the "CMA Country Christmas" TV special again this year on ABC. Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, The Band Perry and Keith Urban will be among the performers.
- Today: Cee Lo Green; actors Whitney Cummings and Chris D'Elia; chef Bobby Flay; actress Katie Featherston
- Good Morning America: TBA
- CBS This Morning: Documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy and her mother, Ethel Kennedy; author Justin Cronin
- Kelly & Michael: Shaquille O'Neal; fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi
- The View: Ann Romney
- The Talk: Guest co-host Lisa Hughes; actress Anne Heche
- Ellen DeGeneres: Nicole Richie; comic Nina Conti
Indiana tops the USA Today preseason men's basketball coaches' poll, receiving 21 of 31 first-place votes. Louisville is next, followed by defending NCAA champion Kentucky.
James Marshall Phillips and Destin McMahon recently had a memorable dining experience at the Wazzabi Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar in Winter Park, Florida. After the meal, the gentleman said they weren't happy with the food and while one paid, the other refused to do so. This didn't please the owner, Quoc Trong Tran, who gave the gentlemen some complimentary lead to go. Quoc and employee Hoai Trong Tran began arguing with James and Destin, chasing them out to the parking lot where the restaurateurs beat dents into their car and then fired a gunshot into the trunk as they sped away. The Trans got their just desserts as police arrested them on charges of aggravated assault and criminal mischief.
1977: Reggie Jackson became Mr. October, hitting three home runs on three successive pitches in Game 6 of the World Series.
actor Zac Efron (High School Musical, Hairspray, New Year's Eve) 25