Bits and Pieces - September 24, 2013
September 24, 2013
Kanye West has proclaimed that he's "the number one rock star on the planet" and that his album "Dark Fantasy could be considered to be perfect." In fact, Kanye's talent is eclipsed only by his humility.
It wouldn't be surprising, but Us Weekly says a split is coming "soon" for KHLOE KARDASHIAN and LAMAR ODOM. The magazine reports that her assistants packed up Lamar's clothes and dropped them off at his loft and that "She'll be the one who ends things, and it will be soon." Meanwhile, Radar Online reported that Kris Jenner is telling her daughter to file for divorce. Kris also shared a mysterious video on Twitter titled "family meeting." No word on what the subject matter was, but everyone was there, minus Kanye West and Lamar Odom.
After reports that said LAURA PREPON would only be back for one episode to tie up her storyline on "ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK," she told Us Weekly, "It's an amazing show, and my character is a total badass." She said she's definitely coming back for Season 2, and it's going to be awesome, but didn't say for how many episodes.
- MUMFORD & SONS wrapped up their tour in Kansas on Friday night and keyboardist Ben Lovett told Rolling Stone magazine "there won't be any Mumford & Sons activities for the foreseeable future." He added that the band has "no idea" when they'll resume and that "We just know we're going to take a considerable amount of time off and just go back to hanging out and having no commitments or pressure or anything like that."
- KANYE WEST has proclaimed that he's "the number one rock star on the planet." In an interview with BBC Radio 1, he also offers such nuggets as, "No flip-flops for black dudes! Wear some hot-ass Jordans on the beach!" He also says his album "Dark Fantasy could be considered to be perfect" and that "People are gonna look at this interview and say, 'I don't like Kanye. Look, he looks mad. I don't like his teeth." (See here)
- DWIGHT YOAKAM took home the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards "Artist of the Year" award.
You may remember the story of Jordan Graham, who's charged with pushing her husband off a cliff to his death just eight days after their wedding. It turns out they had a song written especially for them for the wedding and it included such prophetic lyrics as: "everyone wants a safe place to fall, you are mine." (See here)
Denver Broncos Pro Bowl linebacker Von Miller had his suspension upped from four to six games after he got the collector in his drug test to switch samples. The plot unraveled when a second collector discovered the switch.
Colorado's Cresthill Middle School and Highlands Ranch High School were on lockout last Thursday due to a potential pirate attack. The lockout was triggered when someone called police to report a group of pirates roaming the streets. It turns out that it was Talk like a Pirate Day and Krispy Kreme was giving away free donuts to people that dressed as a pirate. Police determined the pirates in question were just a group of students on their way to the donut shop for free treats.
1999: The Mars Climate Observer apparently burned up as it was about to enter orbit around the Red Planet.
actor Chi McBride (Pushing Daisies, Boston Public, Undercover Brother) 52