Bits and Pieces - May 9, 2013
May 9, 2013
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has revealed that he underwent weight loss surgery. It's already had a dramatic effect as Governor Christie has gone from corpulent to just obese.
LINDSAY LOHAN is doing drugs at The Betty Ford Center! Actually, they're allowing Lindsay to take her prescription Adderall, which she's taking for her Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Lindsay had said being allowed to take the drug was one of her conditions on agreeing to rehab, but word is doctors at Betty Ford are evaluating Lindsay's diagnosis and the efficacy of the drug and could cut her off.
As fans and producers had hoped, NBC is giving THE OFFICE some extra time to say goodbye as the final episode will be an hour and 15 minutes long. The finale airs a week from tomorrow.
- If you just can't wait until next week when the new VAMPIRE WEEKEND album, Vampires of the City, comes out, it's now streaming at iTunes.
- BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY rapper LAYZIE BONE was busted in California yesterday over warrants from two traffic violations. Mr. Bone apparently had some sort of beef with police at a hotel, which prompted them to run his name and discover the warrants. Bone later posted $80,000 bail and was released.
- What was supposed to be GEORGE JONES' farewell show in Nashville this November has been turned into an all-star tribute. Among those set to take part will be Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, the Oak Ridge Boys, Montgomery Gentry and Jamey Johnson. The show is already sold out and there's no word yet on whether it'll be televised.
- Good Morning America: Leonardo DiCaprio; Gin Wigmore; Dancing with the Stars castoffs
- CBS This Morning: Vanessa Williams; Lonely Planet co-founder Tony Wheeler
- Today: Michelle Obama; cooking with chef Daisy Martinez; author Wendy Williams; actress Molly Ringwald
- Kelly & Michael: Jessica Alba; talk-show host Katie Couric
- The View: Guest co-host Amy Schumer; Bill O'Reilly; the cast of "Duck Dynasty"; Pistol Annies perform
- The Talk: Actor Brad Garrett
- Ellen DeGeneres: Harry Connick Jr.; 4-year-old Kai Langer performs
Heisman Trophy winners Danny Wuerffel, Vinny Testaverde and Ron Dayne, along with two-time national champion Tommie Frazier, were among 12 players and two coaches chosen for the College Football Hall of Fame.
Riverside, Ohio's Cari Johnson headed the charity A Dollar to Care, which raised money to help soldiers incarcerated for crimes allegedly committed during combat. Apparently Cari helped the soldiers by using the donations to make purchases at liquor stores, Redbox video kiosks and for other personal needs. The attorney general's office got wind of Cari's operation and shut it down and she may now be trying to raise funds to pay for her $20,000 fine.
1999: The first female cadet graduated from the Citadel
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