Bits and Pieces - December 10, 2013
December 10, 2013
A huge ice storm is gripping the country. In fact, it's frostier than the reviews Carrie Underwood got for The Sound of Music.
There was a big fight at the "MOB WIVES" premiere party in New York the other night. It apparently started when a friend of new cast member Natalie Guercio got into an argument with another guest. Things quickly escalated and more than ten people started fighting as bottles went flying. One guest suffered a broken ankle and, ironically, it all went down at a club located in the same building where the Chris Brown vs. Drake bottle-smashing brawl happened last year.
MTV has cancelled TEEN MOM 3. MTV was reportedly unhappy with the low ratings and cast members' complaints over how they were portrayed.
- The Fender Stratocaster that BOB DYLAN played when he 'went electric' at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for $965,000, which is the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction.
- DOLLY PARTON has announced U.S. dates for her "Blue Smoke World Tour." The first leg kicks off January 24th in Rancho Mirage, California.
Madison, Wisconsin's Snuggle House has closed for good. It had been open just three weeks and charged people $60 to just snuggle. However, they caught a lot of grief from people in the community that thought something more than cuddling might be going on. The Snuggle House said in a Facebook comment that it was closing because the push back and harassment wasn't worth it. They added, "It has nothing to do with the services. It has to do with how much hate you want to tolerate. It's not worth it. Not these days." The Snuggle House also encouraged its 30,000 Facebook fans to "Snuggle on!"
The Sacramento Kings have made a deal with the Toronto Raptors to acquire forward Rudy Gay, Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy in return for Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, John Salmons and Chuck Hayes.
Brookings, Oregon's 53-year-old James F. Anderson was out for a drive when he had a slight mishap. James crashed his car, ran into a trailer park, climbed a power pole, was shocked and fell to the ground. Police and medical crews restrained him before sending him to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Presuming you hadn't surmised as much already, police say they believe meth may be involved.
2008: Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested for trying to sell Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat
actor Kirk Douglas (Spartacus, In Harm's Way, Tough Guys) 97