Bits and Pieces - November 1, 2013
November 1, 2013
Food Network star Guy Fieri got into a physical fight with his hairdresser and it was all caught on video. That's shocking. Guy Fieri pays someone to make his hair look like that?
Reality bad girls OMAROSA MANIGAULT and BETHENNY FRANKEL got into a tiff on her new talk show yesterday. In a catfight that was quite possibly staged, the women sparred over their respective reality careers and whether Bethenny had made nasty comments about Omarosa when she appeared on The View. Bethenny bet Omarosa $10,000 that she didn't make the rude remarks, but she was later forced to admit that she did say those things. Despite losing the bet, Omarosa says Bethenny hasn't paid up. (See here)
This is the final season of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, but CBS is in talks to develop a spin-off of the show that would be told from a female perspective. It's tentatively called How I Met Your Father and would revolve around a new group of friends in New York. The new characters would have no connection to the current cast, but may be introduced in 'Mother's' series finale.
- U2 will release two new tracks on exclusive 10" vinyl as part of Record Store Day's Black Friday on November 29th. The songs, "Ordinary Love" and "Breath" were written for the upcoming film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," which also comes out on Black Friday. The record will have a limited run of 10,000 copies.
- DRAKE has cut a promo for his hometown basketball team, the Toronto Raptors. Drake was appointed the Raptors' new global ambassador and expresses his love for the city and its basketball team. (See here)
- TAYLOR SWIFT leads the way at this year's American Country Awards with eight nominations. Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line are up for seven nominations each. The American Country Awards air live from Las Vegas on December 10th.
From the "Are you really serious, people?" file...Pennsylvania's Easton Area School District board voted 7-1 to take its fight against "I (heart) Boobies!" bracelets to the U.S. Supreme Court. The bracelets are designed to promote breast cancer awareness among young people and a few years back a couple students wore them to school and were ordered to remove them, so they sued on freedom of speech grounds and it's come to this. The board says they're lewd and a distraction and should be banned from school. The sole voice of reason and common sense, board member Frank Pintabone, says the district should let the matter go.
Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has admitted that he's "nodded off" in meetings, but he says it's something every player does. Davis has been inactive for the last two games and has only three catches amid questions about his work ethic.
San Tan Valley, Arizona's Emily Hughes was shocked one morning when she turned on her and yellow water came out. Emily posted a video of the yellow tap water flowing online and got a quick response from Johnson Utilities. No, they didn't quickly correct the problem, they quickly filed a defamation lawsuit against Emily, accusing her of making disparaging postings with the intent to disparage and harm Johnson Utilities. Emily has hired a lawyer and supporters have set up a website to help her with legal costs.
1999: An Egypt Air flight crashed off the coast of Massachusetts in an apparent suicide by the co-pilot.
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