Bits and Pieces - March 13, 2014
March 13, 2014
It's reported that Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are back together again. Even Chris Brown and Rihanna are warning Selena to stay away from Justin.
ROBIN THICKE was on the L.A. club scene the other night, again without wife PAULA PATTON. Robin was celebrating his 37th birthday with Leonardo DiCaprio and left alone at around 1 AM with just his driver and bodyguard. However, the club is known for its waitresses who show about as much boob as is legally allowed. Meanwhile, it was also reported that Robin and Paula reunited for a family outing in Vancouver over the weekend their son Julian. It was the first time they've been seen out together since announcing their split last month.
TOM BERGERON is cutting back on his workload as he's announced that he'll end his run as host of America's Funniest Home Videos at the end of next season. Bergeron took over in 2001 and is the longest running host of the show. Next season will mark the show's 25th anniversary.
- KISS' PAUL STANLEY has written his autobiography called Face the Music: A Life Exposed. However, Stanley doesn't think much other rock stars' memoirs saying, "95 percent of the autobiographies by any of my contemporaries would be better suited on a roll of soft paper, so at least you could use it for something." That includes those of former bandmates Peter Criss and Ace Frehley, as Stanley says, "there is a reason that defense attorneys don't put alcoholics or drug addicts on the witness stand." Stanley's book will be out on April 8th.
It wasn't exactly Meet the Press, but President Obama sat down with Zach Galifianakis for one of those Funny or Die 'Between the Ferns' interviews. Highlights included Galifianakis asking about pardoning the White House turkey last November, to which Obama responded: "Was that depressing for you? Seeing one turkey taken out of circulation? One turkey you couldn't eat?" Obama also said, "If I ran for a third time, it would be like doing a third Hangover movie. It didn't work out too well, did it?" Galifianakis also asked, "Is it going to be hard in two years when you are no longer president and people stop letting you win at basketball?" (See here)
MMA fighter Joe Fisher might as well call it a career. While fighting in a match in Columbus, Ohio, Fisher's opponent put him in a choke hold and he went to sleep. Had he been awake for what was about to happen, Fisher would've died of embarrassment. It seems his mother was in the audience and, fearing for her snowflake's safety, she scaled the 9 foot octagon wall and rushed to his aid. (See here-just after the 2-minute mark)
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad used his weekly news conference on Monday to talk up a new Iowa tourism ad campaign in which $1.5 million would be spent on advertising to lure visitors to the state. However, when Governor Branstad took questions from the press, he admitted that he and his wife, Chris, were packing their bags for an Arizona vacation.
2009: Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty to pulling off a massive Wall Street swindle
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