Bits and Pieces - January 23, 2014
January 23, 2014
Justin Bieber reportedly blew $75,000 in a Miami strip club this week. Of course, that's if you consider spending $75,000 on hot, naked chicks blowing your money.
The 18-year-old kid that KANYE WEST allegedly beat up last week in a chiropractor's waiting room failed to show for a follow up interview with police and there may be a good reason. Word has it that he's in talks with Kanye's people to drop the charges in exchange for some major bucks. Sources say they guy's lawyer called Kanye's people and are asking for several hundred thousand dollars. Even though Kanye pummeled the guy, he apparently wasn't hurt. Still, it may be worth it for Kanye to settle up since he has another pending suit for beating up a photographer at LAX and even six figures is nothing to Kanye.
Opera star RENéE FLEMING has been named to sing the national anthem at the SUPER BOWL on February 2nd.
- We've all had regrets, but FALL OUT BOY'S PETE WENTZ can probably top yours. Wentz was on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live where he admitted he's had basically everything pierced on his body, including his thing. Wentz said, "I was young and dumb and full of wisdom. It's not pierced anymore."
The world's favorite party mayor, Toronto's Rob Ford is at it again. A week after declaring himself sober and off alcohol, he was caught on video drunk and swearing at a fast-food restaurant Monday night. Ford acknowledged that he drank "a little bit," but defended his behavior, which included profanity directed at Police Chief Bill Blair. Ford said, "What I do in my personal life and with my personal friends, that's up to me." Ford added that he did not drive himself home and did not use drugs. (See here - careful of language)
Denver Broncos' offensive coordinator Adam Gase has withdrawn his name from consideration for the Cleveland Browns' head coaching job. Buffalo defensive coordinator Mike Pettine had his second interview with Cleveland last night.
Minutes after Police in Freeland, Pennsylvania posted a wanted photo of 35-year-old Anthony Lescowitch on their Facebook page, Anthony shared the photo. Not only that, Anthony taunted police for not being able to find him. Police quickly found Anthony after an undercover police officer posing as an attractive woman convinced him to meet and he was arrested.
2012: Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords announced she was leaving Congress following her assassination attempt
actor Balthazar Getty (Judge Dredd, Alias, Brothers and Sisters) 39