Bits and Pieces - February 13, 2014
February 13, 2014
Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson went to Washington recently where he had dinner with some top Republicans and left a $5000 tip on a $5000 tab. However, there was an awkward incident at the dinner when Willie shot the duck a l'orange.
Word has it that some nude photos of Bachelor star JUAN PABLO GALAVIS could soon be surfacing. Radar Online says that the woman who ends up winning on the show has been receiving the photos from Juan Pablo and passing them around to her friends. While they won't say who the winning woman is, they do say that in at least one of the photos Juan Pablo appears to be quite excited.
HUGH JACKMAN will return to host the TONY AWARDS for the fourth time this year. Jackman hosted the Broadway awards ceremony from 2003-2005 and won an Emmy Award for his work in 2004. The Tony Awards will be broadcast live on June 8th.
- RADIOHEAD released a new mobile app called PolyFauna. The App is free and offers abstract landscapes and lets you touch the screen to draw on top of the artwork, which is backed by eerie music. According to Radiohead's Thom Yorke, the app was inspired by the "King of Limbs" recording sessions, particularly the album's lead track, "Bloom."
Jose Salvador Alvarenga, who claims he drifted at sea for over a year from Mexico to the Marshall Islands, is now back home in his native El Salvador. Alvarenga said he set out in November 2012 from Mexico for a one-day fishing trip with a companion, who later died. Some have questioned his story, noting he looked pretty healthy for someone who'd been on such a long voyage, but officials in the Marshall Islands say they have no reason to doubt him.
Michael Sam may have come out to his Missouri teammates before last season, but he just told his parents about his sexual orientation last week. Sam's father said he got a text from his son last Tuesday reading: "Dad, I'm gay." Sam's dad is taking the news pretty hard and at this time doesn't support his son. Sam's father added that he didn't want his grandkids raised in that kind of environment and that Hall of Famer Deacon Jones "is turning over in his grave."
Northern Ireland's Ashraf Islam has been jailed for three years after his plot to assassinate Prince Harry failed. The judge called the murder plot "vague and unlikely to succeed" at best, comical at worst. Ashraf's plan was to pose as a tourist, somehow disarm one of Harry's guards, grab his gun and shoot the prince. However, instead of attempting to carry out his plot, Ashraf walked into a police station and confessed. It's speculated that Ashraf had once again fallen on hard times and wanted a roof over his head with three square meals a day even if it meant getting all that behind bars.
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