Bits and Pieces - January 25, 2013
January 25, 2013
The Pentagon has lifted the military's ban on women serving in combat. If you really want to see a female soldier fight, just tell her that those combat fatigues do make her butt look big.
There may be more to the story of singer MINDY MCCREADY'S boyfriend David Wilson committing suicide a couple weeks ago. The National Enquirer reports that shortly before died, Mindy found out he was cheating and that he planned to leave her and they got into numerous fights over it. Police are now taking a closer look at the case and haven't ruled out murder, although Mindy is not a suspect at this time.
The contestants for THE AMAZING RACE season 22 have been announced. Among the 11 teams are Stealing Angels bandmates Caroline Cutbirth and Jennifer Kuhle, John Wayne's granddaughter, and hockey players Bates and Anthony Battaglia. The new season premieres February 17th on CBS.
- Foo Fighters Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, the Eagles' Don Henley, Christina Aguilera, John Mayer, Jennifer Hudson and Gary Clark, Jr. are the first presenters and performers announced for this year's ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction Ceremony. The event takes place April 18th in Los Angeles.
- PRINCE has posted a lyric video on his website for his new song "Screwdriver." (See and hear here)
- Annie Leibovitz has photographed TAYLOR SWIFT as Rapunzel for the latest installment in the Disney Dream series. The photo will be featured in upcoming issues of Vanity Fair, InStyle and People magazines. (See here)
- Good Morning America: Actress Quvenzhane Wallis
- CBS This Morning: The latest news
- Today: Actress Julia Stiles; chef Michael Symon
- Kelly & Michael: Jennifer Lawrence; actor Anthony Anderson
- The View: Actress Julia Stiles; actor Patrick Duffy; Clare Bowen performs
- The Talk: Wayne Brady; blogger Perez Hilton; finance's Lynnette Khalfani-Cox
- Ellen DeGeneres: Kristen Bell; Cedric the Entertainer; 105-year-old Edythe Kirchmaier
Ex-Oakland Raiders coach Bill Callahan has denied accusations from former player Tim Brown, and backed by Jerry Rice, that he sabotaged the team's Super Bowl chances against Tampa Bay by changing the game plan days before the event. Callahan said he was shocked, saddened and outraged by the allegations.
What's a Greek urn? A couple of days in jail! Lorain, Ohio's 23-year-old Joel Perez got into a fight with his brother before breaking items around the house and threatening to kill his sibling. Police arrived to witness Joel break a large blue urn over the head of his brother, knocking him unconscious and causing a cloud of human ashes to emerge. After a struggle and a couple of jolts of Taser, Joel was arrested and charged with resisting arrest, felonious assault and domestic violence.
2003: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security began operations.
actress Mischa Barton (The OC, The Sixth Sense, Notting Hill) 27