Bits and Pieces - September 13, 2013
September 13, 2013
Pope Francis has gotten a 1984 Renault that he plans to drive around the Vatican. Good luck picking up chicks in that car.
Has karma come back to bite TIGER WOODS? Rumor has it that his girlfriend LINDSEY VONN was caught cheating on him! Lindsey was supposedly seen sucking face with an older member of Justin Timberlake's entourage backstage at his concert in Miami last month. A witness tells the National Enquirer, "She threw herself into his arms and they started on a long session of deep kissing that went on for several minutes...They were really going at it. They were both holding drinks, and Lindsey's free hand was around his neck, drawing him closer, while his hand was gripping her rear end."
- THE ARCTIC MONKEYS and DAVID BOWIE are among the artists on the shortlist for this year's Mercury Prize. That's the award for the best British album of the year as chosen by a panel of music critics and others in the industry.
Wildlife officials are stepping up efforts to find and eradicate African rock pythons in the Miami area after a 10-foot-snake strangled a 60-pound Siberian husky to death. The snake was killed and it was just last month that another rock python killed two sleeping boys in Canada. Experts say the snakes can grow to 15 feet and weigh over 150 pounds. The snakes are native to Africa and they say someone must've had one as a pet and released it.
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has a labral tear in his right shoulder and will likely have season-ending surgery. Sanchez injured the shoulder in the team's third preseason game.
State troopers at Alaska's Kodiak airport are saying 'no' to crack. Charles Helzer recently attempted to get through airport security while drunk. During this attempt, Helzer picked a fight, which prompted airline officials to request that he be ejected from the airport. When troopers asked Helzer to leave, he began cursing as he bent over to pick up a card that fell out of his wallet. At that point his pants fell down and Helzer shouted to the trooper and a woman passing by: "Hey, check out my crack, is it big enough for you?" Helzer then stumbled headfirst into the side of a nearby trash can and was arrested.
2010: Lady Gaga wore a meat dress as she swept the MTV Video Music Awards with eight wins
actress Emmy Rossum (Mystic River, The Phantom of the Opera, Shameless) 27