Bits and Pieces - January 28, 2014
January 28, 2014
Los Angeles police arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly trespassing at the home of Selena Gomez. He was later identified as Justin Bieber.
It's looking like JUSTIN BIEBER could skate on DUI and all the other charges stemming from his arrest in Miami. It's starting to look like the official police account of the bust may not have been accurate. First, the GPS devices from the cars driven by Bieber and his pal Khalil show they were only going 27 mph when cops said they were doing between 55 and 60. Not only that, Justin blew a .014 and not the .04 initially reported by police, which makes it seems unlikely that he could've reeked of alcohol as the officers noted. Meanwhile, a surveillance video of the race has surfaced online. (See here)
The DUCK DYNASTY ratings continue to slide following the Phil Robertson interview controversy. Last week, 6.65 million viewers tuned in, which is down nearly 2 million from the 8.5 million viewers who watched the season-five premiere. However, the show is still beating the competition.
- ADELE and PHIL COLLINS are working on new music together. Collins told Rolling Stone that he wasn't really aware of who Adele was saying, "I live in a cave, but she's achieved an incredible amount. I really love her voice. I love some of this stuff she's done, too."
One man was able to get even with the airlines and all their extra fees. The unnamed man bought a first-class airline ticket, which he used to gain entry to the VIP lounge at the airport in Xi'an in Shaanxi, China and enjoy free meals and drinks. At the last minute, our friend would call reservations and cancel the ticket for a refund. Our friend pulled this stunt almost every day for nearly a year, before someone at China Eastern Airlines finally caught on and put a stop to it.
Denver safety Mike Adams says he plans to walk home from the Super Bowl if the Broncos win. Adams was raised in Paterson, New Jersey, about 10 miles from Met Life Stadium.
An unnamed 17-year-old Lakehurst, New Jersey girl told her mother she had taken $210 to pay for half an ounce of marijuana. What she got was a mixture of Rice Krispies and oregano. When the mother and daughter confronted snap, crackle, pot dealer Richard Erving, police became involved and he was charged with distribution of imitation marijuana, while the girl was charged with a drug offense.
2010: Apple unveiled the first iPad.
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