Bits and Pieces - October 22, 2013
October 22, 2013
Porn star Jenna Jameson has lost her Hollywood Hills mansion to foreclosure. It was the first time people heard Jenna moaning, groaning and screaming with her clothes on.
Vanity Fair's supposed "epic takedown" of GWYNETH PALTROW is coming soon and one of the nuggets will supposedly be that she had an affair with Elle Macpherson's billionaire husband, Jeff Soffer. Gwyneth has been married to Chris Martin since 2003 and the alleged affair supposedly happened after they met at a hotel opening in Miami in 2008, which was a year before he and Elle started dating. Gwyneth recently said that infidelity isn't a deal breaker for her and this could explain why.
"GLEE" creator Ryan Murphy says that the show will eventually reveal how CORY MONTEITH'S character Finn died. However, he hasn't said if it will mirror Cory's real live drug overdose.
- ROBERT PLANT has revealed that he's found some previously unreleased LED ZEPPELIN recordings. Plant says he met with JIMMY PAGE and that the lost tapes contain some very interesting bits and pieces that will probably end up as bonus cuts on upcoming remastered versions of the band's albums. However, there is no release date for the remastered catalog as of yet.
- DRAKE canceled Saturday night's show in Philadelphia less than an hour before the concert was scheduled to begin and after fans had already been admitted inside. Word is the production team arrived late and was unable to set up the stage in the way it should have been, making it unsafe.
- DOLLY PARTON will be on Queen Latifah's show today, but it was actually taped last week. Among the highlights was Dolly rapping and showing off her hip-hop moves! (See here)
Are you a Twitter quitter? According to a survey of 1,067 people who joined Twitter, 36 percent said they don't use it, and 7 percent say they've shut their account. On the other hand, only 7 percent of 2,449 Facebook members report not using that service and only 5 percent say they've shut down their account. People that gave up on Twitter cited such reasons as lack of friends on the service and difficulty understanding how to use it. Others say more of their friends are on Facebook, while Twitter is mostly celebrities they don't care about.
The New York Post reports Alex Rodriguez's legal team testified that they paid $305,000 for Biogenesis evidence in an attempt to suppress it. If it's true, that would boost Major League Baseball's contention that A-Rod tried to interfere with its investigation into his alleged use of banned drugs.
Virginia Beach, Virginia's 23-year-old Ariel Sinclair worked as an assistant manager at a local Rite Aid store. However, that career was cut short when Ariel used her fingerprint to access the Virginia State Lottery machine and steal nearly $6,000 in cash. Like you, police were also scratching their heads. Adam Bernstein of the Virginia Beach Police Department summed up Ariel's stupidity by saying, "If you're providing your fingerprint to access this machine I have no idea how, in your mind, you're thinking you're going to get away with this." No, she didn't.
1998: The New York Yankees set a major league record with 125 victories for the regular and postseason combined.
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