Bits and Pieces - March 18, 2013
March 18, 2013
Pope Francis is settling into his new job and word is that he actually received the second-most votes after Pope Benedict in the 2005 papal election. However, some believe Benedict won thanks to crooked voting machines.
Those rumors about whether Robert Kardashian is really KHLOE KARDASHIAN'S father have heated up again as In Touch magazine reports that KRIS JENNER paid off rumored father, hairdresser Alex Roldan. No word on how much he was supposedly paid, but the deal is said to have included a $30 million penalty if he opens his mouth about it. The magazine features a close side-by-side comparison of Khloe and Alex, pointing out their similar eyes, nose and lips.
High School Musical's CORBIN BLEU has joined the cast of ONE LIFE TO LIVE. The soap will return online starting next month.
- DAVE GROHL says he's begun writing music for the next FOO FIGHTERS album and that he has a crazy idea of what he wants to do with the next record and how they record it. Grohl added, "It's not conventional. It won't be a conventional record." He didn't say what that method will be or when the album might be out.
- It might be awhile before we hear LADY GAGA'S ARTPOP album. Rumor has it she's struggling with it and has encountered a creative block. A source tells the National Enquirer, "She is under huge pressure to keep making money for [her record label] and she desperately misses her boyfriend Taylor Kinney, who lives in Chicago. It's just messing with her confidence. She's a wreck!"
- DARIUS RUCKER has announced that his new album, True Believers, will be out on May 21st. It'll include his new song, "Wagon Wheel," which was written by Old Crow Medicine Show's Ketch Secor from an unfinished song by Bob Dylan.
- Good Morning America: Honey Boo-Boo and her family; actor Steve Buscemi; animal expert Jack Hanna; Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg
- CBS This Morning: The latest news
- Today: The Haydenettes; Celtic Thunder performs
- Kelly & Michael: Actor Ryan Reynolds; actor James Purefoy
- The View: Guest co-host Bill Engvall; Andy Dick; diets; author Bobby Knight
- The Talk: Guest co-host Pat Harvey; actor Steve Carell; actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley
- Ellen DeGeneres: Joel McHale; Michael Weatherly
The NHL board of governors approved a realignment plan to take effect next season. The NHL will shift from six to four divisions with the Columbus Blue Jackets and Detroit Red Wings moving to the Eastern Conference and the Winnipeg Jets shifting to the West.
Chandler, Arizona's Jonathan Matthew Spriggs had an argument with his girlfriend that resulted in him walking out on her. However, Spriggs didn't walk away from the relationship empty-handed. The girlfriend's roommates told police they saw Spriggs leaving with a cloth bundle approximately the size of an iPad. Police arrested Spriggs after he later sent his ex-girlfriend a text message thanking her for the iPad. Spriggs told police he didn't intend to keep the iPad and was going to return it at a later date, perhaps after he's released from jail.
2002: Halle Berry became the first black actress to win an Oscar for a leading role.
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