Bits and Pieces - September 30, 2013
September 30, 2013
Rihanna says she's done with partying and that she hates to party. In a related story, Bacardi has filed for bankruptcy.
Who'd have guessed that KANYE WEST can't take a joke? JIMMY KIMMEL spoofed an interview Kanye gave to the BBC by doing one of his Kid Re-creations. Even though the kids re-created the interview word for word, Kanye blew a gasket over it. Kanye tweeted: "JIMMY KIMMEL IS OUT OF LINE TO TRY AND SPOOF IN ANY WAY THE FIRST PIECE OF HONEST MEDIA IN YEARS...JIMMY KIMMEL, I DON'T TAKE IT AS A JOKE." Kanye's all-caps rant went on to criticize Kimmel's looks and dropped several F-Bombs. The question is: Is it another Kimmel prank and is Kanye in on it? (See here)
This was kind of a no-brainer, but HBO has renewed BOARDWALK EMPIRE for a fifth season. The show averaged 7.5 million viewers.
- CHRISTINE MCVIE joined FLEETWOOD MAC on stage at London's O2 arena Wednesday night for the first time since 1998 and performed 'Don't Stop' with the band. Another ex-member, Peter Green, was in the audience and got a shout-out by singer Stevie Nicks. (See here)
- NICKI MINAJ shared some intentional wardrobe malfunction photos of herself this week, wearing an outfit with no shirt and a jacket that didn't quite cover her chest. (See here) Nicki wore the same outfit for today's appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres show and she offered to let Nicki borrow a bra! (See here) Minaj wasn't interested saying, "I don't like bras. Bras are like the devil."
- JASON ALDEAN'S DVD Night Train to Georgia will get a sneak peak with a 30-minute special on CMT on October 19th. The following day, Aldean's concert film will air on the Palladia cable channel. (See clip here)
Could Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker be the next Anthony Weiner? Booker is running for Senate and is already being mentioned as possible presidential material, but it turns out he's carried on a Twitter relationship with a Portland, Oregon stripper named Lynsie Lee. Booker once messaged her: "The East Coast loves you, and by the East Coast, I mean me." She responded: "if you're POTUS I call dibs on First Lady." Actually, Booker is single, so no foul there. If you're wondering, Lynsie strips at a place called Casa Diablo, which bills itself as the world's first vegan strip club.
The Florida Panthers have been sold for $250 million to Vincent Viola. He's a former chairman of the New York Mercantile Exchange. Meanwhile, the Panthers have signed goalie Tim Thomas to a one-year deal.
Jeremy LaFaver will go before a judge today in Columbia, Missouri and plead no contest to charges of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Jeremy might not be in this predicament had roadside scanners not alerted the Missouri State Highway Patrol of his car's presence and the outstanding arrest warrants associated with the vehicle. Jeremy was arrested after the trooper saw a glass pipe, burnt ashes and a green leafy substance. If the name sounds familiar to those in the area, he is, in fact, State Representative Jeremy LaFaver.
2008: The stock market closed below 10,000 for the first time since 2004.
actor Jeremy Sisto (A Lot Like Love, Six Feet Under, Clueless) 39