Bits and Pieces - December 11, 2013
December 11, 2013
Kanye West now says that rapping is very dangerous work like being a police officer. Sure, Kanye may not put his life on the line, but when is that last time a cop has had to come up with a word that rhymes with chocolate.
The man who pummeled BARRON HILTON will be arrested for the attack. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ they have "probable cause" to arrest Ray LeMoine and will likely do so in the very near future. However, that could be a problem as Radar Online says he may flee to Cuba, if he hasn't done so already. Meanwhile, Hilton is talking about suing both LeMoine and LINDSAY LOHAN, claiming she orchestrated the attack because she thought he was talking smack about her at that Miami party. Big sister Paris Hilton has already lined him up with a lawyer.
BOB BARKER will return to THE PRICE IS RIGHT on Thursday for his 90th birthday celebration.
KINGS OF LEON have announced dates for the second leg of their 2014 tour. The second leg will begin March 19th in Phoenix. You can also catch them as the musical guests on Saturday Night Live December 14th.
Facebook has come out with some lists about the most talked about subjects of 2013. The most talked about subjects in the U.S.: 1. Super Bowl; 2. Government Shutdown; 3. Boston Marathon; 4. Syria Crisis; 5. Harlem Shake; 6. Pope Francis; 7. George Zimmerman; 8. Royal Baby; 9. Nelson Mandela; 10. Presidential Inauguration.
The Super Bowl XLVIII committee has announced that there will be no tailgating allowed at MetLife Stadium prior to the game. Fans will be allowed to have food and drinks in their cars, but can't take it outside their parking space.
The BBC interrupted a repeat of their sitcom Mrs. Brown's Boys to announce the death of Nelson Mandela and to give an update on severe storms that were lashing Britain. Following the bulletin, the BBC received 850 complaints from viewers who felt they had devoted too much airtime to Mandela and not enough to the storms. News director James Harding apologized, but defended its coverage saying Mandela was the "most significant statesman of the last 100 years, a man who defined freedom, justice, reconciliation, forgiveness." In 1990, more than 500 viewers complained when the BBC cut away from Antiques Roadshow for a news bulletin about Mandela's release from prison.
2009: The movie Avatar had its world premiere in London.
actress Raven-Symone (The Cosby Show, That's So Raven, College Road Trip) 28