Bits and Pieces - October 31, 2012
October 31, 2012
An anonymous caller phoned the Department of Children and Family Services to report that Kardashian kids Kendall and Kylie Jenner were being mistreated. The caller claimed they were being forced to watch Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
There was drama at TOM CRUISE'S house. Some guy jumped the fence at Tom's place and his security Tasered him! The guy turned out to be a neighbor who was drunk and apparently mistook Tom's place for his own. He was later identified as Jason Sullivan, who's an Australian interior designer-turned-TV personality. Word is that Jason got dinged up pretty good and was treated at a local hospital before being arrested and cited for misdemeanor trespassing. In any case, Tom wasn't home at the time and his lawyer says that since the guy was drunk and meant no harm, Cruise won't press charges.
NBC is temporarily pulling the plug on UP ALL NIGHT. New episodes will air through December and then they'll take a three-month break before returning next spring as a multi-camera comedy filmed in front of a live audience.
- There's some good news and bad news for GREEN DAY fans. The bad news is that they've canceled all of their remaining 2012 tour dates and are postponing the North American leg of their 2013 tour that was to have begun in Green Bay on January 7th. Of course, it's due to Billy Joe Armstrong's trip to rehab and the group says he's doing well. The good news is that they've bumped up the release of their album Tre from January15th to December 11th.
- That three-episode reality series starring NICKI MINAJ now has an air date. "Nicki Minaj: My Truth" will premiere on the E Channel on November 4th and then hit DVD November 19th.
- KEITH URBAN celebrated his 45th birthday in France last Friday and was photographed wearing a black Speedo.
- Today: Meredith Vieira and her husband Richard Cohen; actress Jennie Garth; Anita Baker performs
- Good Morning America: Denzel Washington; Billy Ray Cyrus performs; actor J.R. Martinez
- CBS This Morning: Darrell Hammond; actress Pauley Perrette
- Kelly & Michael: Jimmy Kimmel
- The View: Lucy Liu; actor J.R. Martinez
- The Talk: Actress Lisa Whelchel; actress Lily Tomlin; actor Josh Bowman
- Ellen DeGeneres: Steve Harvey; Macklemore & Ryan Lewis perform
With NHL labor talks at a standstill and no new bargaining sessions scheduled, it's reported that the annual Winter Classic game will be canceled on Thursday.
Charlotte North Carolina's Pamela Simpson and her son Carlos decided to do a little mother and son bonding. Unfortunately, that bonding involved knocking over the First Citizens Bank. While the robbery went fairly smoothly, it was the getaway that tripped up Pamela and loving son. On their way to investigate the holdup, police saw Pamela and Carlos at a bus stop near the bank with red ink on their clothing from an exploded dye pack. Police also found the note used during the robbery and the stolen money and now mother and son are bonding in jail.
2003: LeBron James made his NBA debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
actor Matthew Morrison (Glee, What to Expect When You're Expecting) 34