Bits and Pieces - August 15, 2013
August 15, 2013
Legal papers filed by Britney Spears' conservators reveal that she likes shopping at 99 Cent stores. Of course, the last time Britney picked up something cheap she had two kids with the guy.
It turns out that there's even more dirt on SIMON COWELL and his baby mama-to-be Lauren Silverman. Before this all happened, Simon was seeing CARMEN ELECTRA. They said it wasn't anything serious, but Carmen was reportedly "shocked and livid" when she dropped by Simon's house and found he and Lauren together. Simon supposedly told Carmen that Lauren was just a friend, but she knew what was going on and stormed out. Incidentally, Carmen recently said she was "so happy" for Simon and Lauren and thought that he'd make a great father.
SANDRA OH is leaving GREY'S ANATOMY! She plays Dr. Cristina Yang and the upcoming 10th season will be her last. Of course, there are no details on her departure, such as whether she'll just move on or be killed off.
- DAVE GROHL'S Sound City documentary and Cameron Crowe's PEARL JAM Twenty will air on VH1. Sound City tells the story of the Los Angeles recording studio and features artists including Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks, Neil Young, Trent Reznor, and others who've recorded there and will air this Saturday. Pearl Jam Twenty will air on October 12th.
- SOULJA BOY got booted from an American Airlines flight on Friday. Mr. Boy failed to comply when the flight attendant told everyone to sit down and he ignored several additional personal requests to be seated. Soulja later told TMZ, "It was a bad night and me and the flight staff didn't see eye to eye. In hindsight, I'm extremely sorry for all inconvenience caused to the passengers and employees of the airline."
- DARIUS RUCKER has been honored with his very own street in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. The street leading to the North Charleston Coliseum has been renamed Darius Rucker Boulevard.
- Good Morning America: Talk, News
- CBS This Morning: CNET's Brian Cooley, editor at large; TV host Sara Gilbert
- Today: The Robertsons of "Duck Dynasty"; Jesse McCartney performs
- Kelly & Michael: Forest Whitaker; the men of "Duck Dynasty"; Candice Glover performs; co-host Maria Menounos
- The View: Guest co-host Jay Manuel; comic Andrew Dice Clay; actress Shailene Woodley; comic Tom Papa
- The Talk: Guest co-host Marie Osmond; actress Selena Gomez; Il Volo performs
- Ellen DeGeneres: Neil Patrick Harris; actress Beth Behrs
Some supposed details are leaking about the iPhone 5S that's expected to be unveiled September 10th. It's expected to include fingerprint sensor technology, a 12-megapixel camera that may also be able to record video at 120 frames per second, allowing for slow-motion. It may also include a dual LED flash for higher quality images in low light. It's rumored the housing may be made of something known as Liquidmetal, which is a virtually indestructible alloy that's twice as strong as titanium. As for style, the new iPhone may be available in the color gold.
The Texas Rangers released Manny Ramirez from his minor league contract yesterday. Manny had been playing for Triple-A Round Rock.
After a neighbor say Union, South Carolina's 34-year-old Christopher Brannon wiping something on the back window of her SUV, she found a greasy film on the glass and a piece of buttered toast on the ground nearby. The woman called police and Brannon was arrested for malicious damage to property and officers estimated damage to the SUV at $1.
2003: A massive blackout struck the northeastern United States
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