Bits and Pieces - December 2, 2013
December 2, 2013
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has received an offer to star in his own sex video. His co-star is going to be really disappointed when she finds out that really is a crack pipe in his pocket.
ZAC EFRON'S slip and fall accident may have been because he was partying pretty heavily. A source tells Star magazine that Zac was alone at home when he leaned forward and fell into his coffee table. He broke his jaw on the table and was afraid to call an ambulance, so his friend took him to the ER. There were some reports at the time that suggested there was more to the story than met the eye, especially considering his past substance abuse issues. The source also says Zac has hired a sober coach to help him stay clean.
SANDRA BULLOCK was named Entertainment Weekly's 2013 Entertainer of the Year. Bullock also won the award in 2009, when she starred in both The Blind Side and The Proposal.
DAVE GROHL is working on the next FOO FIGHTERS album. Grohl calls it badass adding, "We're doing something that nobody knows about, it's f***ing rad. We begin recording soon, but we're doing it in a way that no one's done before and we're writing the album in a way that I don't think has been done before."
It's not quite "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it," but Colorado news anchor Kyle Clark went on a rant against the "boring" photos of snow-covered patios that viewers inundate the station with during winter storms. After suggesting viewers instead take snowy photos of "a disgruntled dog" or "your husband drinking a beer," Clark went on to remind viewers that they live in a state renowned for its snow-covered mountains saying, "Come on, Colorado. We can do better than this. We love winter. We own winter. Let's take the pictures to prove it. We blasted a road through the Rockies. Our welcome sign is a demon horse with crazy laser eyes. We don't do 'easy' around here." (See here)
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. Among those returning for another shot are Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
San Antonio police say Roxanne Campa started out dumb and then got dumber and dumber. Dumb was getting pulled over and giving the officer a fake name. Dumber and dumber was when Roxanne hit the gas and sped away from the traffic stop, promptly losing control of her car, jumping a curb, running over and killing a man and being charged with murder and evading arrest. Not only that, the car Roxanne was driving was stolen and she had outstanding warrants on drug charges.
1835: Hans Christian Andersen published his first book of fairy tales.
actress Emily Mortimer (Notting Hill, Match Point, The Newsroom) 42