Bits and Pieces - November 12, 2013
November 12, 2013
David Beckham will reportedly be included on the Queen's New Year's Honors list to receive a knighthood. Beckham would become known as Sir Packs-A-Lot.
CHARLIE SHEEN popped another fuse in his child custody battle! Brooke Meuller's brother, Scott, has been awarded temporary guardianship of the kids and it was also ruled that for the sake of convenience they would all stay at Brooke's house, which Charlie bought for her! Despite a gag order, Charlie went on Twitter and said, "so lemme see if I got this straight. My twin boys are now in harm's way and in grave danger. Being 'raised' by a gaggle of incompetent and lascivious marionettes all ruled and fooled by an Adderall snorting husk called Brooke...and guess what CPS and 'I'm Italian' judge anus-brain, you may have gagged me temporarily, but mark my unspoken words, anything happens to my boys, and you will get to know me, know who I truly am, a loving father." The whole thing could be payback for Charlie as Child Services is getting pretty sick of his rants and feel he's a self-absorbed, psychologically screwed-up parent. They also note Charlie has never made a real move to take custody of Bob and Max and sources feel he cares more about his drugs and porn stars than he does the kids. TMZ says that Charlie has told friends: "This pig circus overflowing with buffoons, sycophants and heretics cannot be trusted to safely raise a colony of ferrets." "Brooke will fail and her brother [who lives by the beach] will be selling his ass under a pier and the evil nanny will die from ugly." "When, not if, this psychotic and desperately irresponsible sham goes sideways, DCFS will burn to the ground, topped off with the smoldering robe of the judge."
DOWNTON ABBEY won't begin its fourth season in America until January, but PBS has already announced that there will be at least one more season after that.
- RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer CHAD SMITH is apologizing after he desecrated the jersey of the most popular team in South America. During a drum clinic he was given a Flamengo soccer club jersey and he promptly shoved it down the back of his pants, as if to say he wipes his ass with it. Smith even received death threats ahead of their concert in Rio de Janeiro. (See here)
- A fire has burned EMINEM'S childhood home. It's the same boarded-up bungalow pictured on both Marshall Mathers albums. The fire damaged the top floor and the cause wasn't immediately known.
- JENNIFER NETTLES will hit the road on a solo headlining tour. The "That Girl" tour begins February 13th and will travel to 30-plus cities.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Maidenform by a couple of women who only realized that putting caffeine in shape wear wouldn't actually get rid of cellulite until after they bought the items. Maidenform promised that the shape wear's tiny caffeine capsules imbedded in the fabric would get rid of fat. New Yorkers Christine Caramore and Michelle Martin filed the suit after wearing the items and not receiving the desired effect. One part of the lawsuit reads: "The Federal Trade Commission calls such claims about as credible as a note from the Tooth Fairy."
Houston Texans running back Arian Foster will undergo surgery this week to repair a ruptured disk in his back and is out for the season. The injury happened in training camp and then reoccurred recently.
A week after a deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, one traveler approached the TACA Airlines ticket counter. When a ticket agent asked the traveler if he had anything in his luggage they should know about, the man thought it would be hilarious to respond by saying he did indeed have a dangerous item inside. The ticket agent then called police and prompted a small evacuation of the ticketing area. The passenger finally said he was "only joking around," but police weren't joking around when they detained him.
2002: Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates pledged $100 million to fight AIDS in India.
actor Leonardo DiCaprio (The Aviator, Titanic, Gangs of New York) 39