Bits and Pieces - November 13, 2012
November 13, 2012
Two weeks after Hurricane Sandy hit, parts of New York are still without power. Still, it could be worse. They say it could be another four years before power is restored to the Republican party.
HALLE BERRY won't be moving to France with her daughter anytime soon. A judge ruled Friday in favor of baby daddy Gabriel Aubry. Halle filed a request to move back in February, saying she feared for her life after two men, one who was convicted of stalking Berry and another who allegedly threatened to slit her throat, were released from prison. Halle is now engaged to French actor Olivier Martinez after splitting from Aubry in 2010.
After narrating "GOSSIP GIRL" for six seasons, KRISTEN BELL will finally appear on camera during the show's series finale on December 17th.
- Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge sent out a Tweet saying that BLINK-182 will release an EP of new material by Christmas. Hoppus recently said they would release a follow up to last year's Neighborhoods by the end of 2013.
- MTV honored WHITNEY HOUSTON with its 2012 MTV European Music Awards Global Icon Award last night. It was only the third year MTV has presented its Global Icon honor at the EMAs. The previous two winners were Queen and Bon Jovi.
- TAYLOR SWIFT will perform on The X Factor Thursday night. Taylor will perform the track 'State of Grace' from her new Red album.
- Today: Newt Gingrich; actress Whitney Cummings; Robert DeNiro; Susan Boyle performs; TV host Nick Cannon; TV host Chelsea Handler; chef Curtis Stone
- Good Morning America: Journalist Jake Tapper; actress Marissa Jaret Winokur; TV host Rachael Ray; reality-TV personalities Les Gold and Ashley Broad
- CBS This Morning: Filmmaker Ken Burns; journalist Sam Sifton
- Kelly & Michael: Robert De Niro; actress Isla Fisher; DJ Connor Cruise
- The View: Journalist Jake Tapper; authors Newt and Callista Gingrich; journalist Lisa Ling; a comedy contest with guest judge Mario Cantone
- The Talk: Actor Donnie Wahlberg
- Ellen DeGeneres: Adam Levine; singer Jennifer Hudson; Maroon 5 performs
Oregon is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after Alabama lost to Texas A&M. Kansas State is No. 2, followed by Notre Dame, Alabama and Georgia.
Turlock, California's 22-year-old Denise Helms was apparently unhappy about President Obama's re-election. It seems Denise created a bit of a buzz when she went on Facebook and referred to the president by using the N-word. Denise then doubled down by telling a Sacramento TV station that she wouldn't mind a bit if someone assassinated Obama. Not only was Denise reported to the Secret Service, she'll have a lot more time to spend on Facebook as she was fired from her job. Denise may also note that threats against the president can lead to felony charges.
1993: Michael Jackson canceled a world tour, saying that he had a dependence on painkillers.
actress Anne Hathaway (The Princess Diaries, The Devil Wears Prada, Brokeback Mountain) 30