Bits and Pieces - October 31, 2013
October 31, 2013
Former Three's Company star Suzanne Somers has slammed President Obama's Affordable Care Act, calling it a big Ponzi scheme. I still think I'll withhold judgment until I hear what Kelly Bundy thinks.
KHLOE KARDASHIAN and LAMAR ODOM reunited at Kanye West's L.A. concert the other night. However, TMZ says she's not reconciling with him and that the family just invited Lamar because he's been clean and sober for several weeks and they're supporting his recovery and wanted him to have a good time. Although, E News says Khloe and Lamar have been having "secret meetings" to address their issues. Bruce Jenner was also at the concert and he and Kris Jenner hung out, but they're also not getting back together.
This was a no-brainer, if you'll pardon the expression, but the AMC channel has renewed the zombie series "THE WALKING DEAD" for a fifth season.
- LOU REED'S doctor confirmed speculation that he died from liver disease. Reed underwent a liver transplant in April and saw his doctor in Ohio last week for further treatment, but was told nothing could be done and he went back to his home on Long Island where he passed away.
- Some R. KELLY fans in Monroe, Louisiana are steamed after they bought tickets to his concert last Saturday night. When he finally took the stage three hours late, it turned out that it wasn't even Kelly, but an impersonator that was lip-synching to his tunes. At last report, promoter Cedric Johnson said he doesn't plan to offer refunds. (See report here)
- LORETTA LYNN is postponing two shows in Iowa because of exhaustion. Her rep says Loretta started feeling poorly midway through her three-week tour and is taking some time off to be treated.
Have some of your Facebook friends' profile photos turned to giraffes lately? A recent trend on Facebook asks users to answer a simple riddle, and if they answer incorrectly, they have to change their profile picture to a giraffe for three days and post the message "I've changed my profile to a giraffe. I tried to answer a riddle and got it wrong. Try the great giraffe challenge!" Here's the riddle: It's 3 a.m., the doorbell rings and you wake up. Unexpected visitors! It's your parents and they are here for breakfast. You have strawberry jam, honey, wine, bread and cheese. What is the first thing you open? (Answer: Eyes) (See here)
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell met with Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder regarding the team's name. However, sources say the focus of the meeting was not changing the team name, but on how the team plans to deal with the issue.
A crowd gathered around a tree in La Crosse, Wisconsin one recent morning at 3 a.m. after Mitchel Pfaff tore a limb from its trunk. When police arrived and asked Pfaff to explain, he told officers he was paying the tree back because his friend two or three years ago fell from it and cracked his head open. While the police report made no mention of drugs or alcohol being involved, it probably went without saying. However, it was noted that Pfaff was given a $240 ticket for damage to property and $177 ticket for disorderly conduct.
2003: LeBron James made his NBA debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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