Bits and Pieces - March 25, 2014
March 25, 2014
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West will be featured on the cover of Vogue magazine. Not only that, Kim and Kanye will also be featured on the cover of Popular Egomaniacs.
The divorce of JOHNNY WEIR and VICTOR VORONOV continues to get nasty as Victor released a photo of his arm after Johnny bit a chunk out of it during a recent domestic dispute. Victor also apparently released some naked photos of Johnny. Meanwhile, Weir apparently admitted to cheating on Victor, but also accused him of defacing one of his Birkin handbags. Johnny wrote a note to Victor saying, "If you decide to wreck things, please wreck cheaper things than Birkins. The f*** you on the Birkin is kinda cool, though, you artist. I know you don't care about how I'll survive if you divorce me, but please leave my Birkin bags, Celine bags and Chanel bags alone."
ABC has another BACHELOR spinoff on the way called Bachelor in Paradise. It's similar to the canceled series Bachelor Pad where former contestants reunite to try and find love. However, this time they'll be on a remote island.
- There's now an academic journal devoted solely to the study of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN. It's called BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies and its mission is to encourage consideration of Springsteen's body of work primarily through the political, economic, and socio-cultural factors that have influenced his music and shaped its reception.
First they legalized marijuana and now the Colorado's governor's mansion has its own beer taps! Governor John Hickenlooper co-founded a downtown Denver brewpub in the late 1980s and the Colorado Craft Brewers Guild helped pay for the taps. The price of the taps wasn't disclosed, but marijuana legalization activists criticized the installation, saying that while Hickenlooper promotes beer, he was against legalizing marijuana.
The Boston Red Sox have reportedly reached an agreement with David Ortiz on a $16 million contract extension for the 2015 season with options for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. The deal virtually assures Ortiz of finishing his career in Boston.
Los Angeles County deputy public defender Monica Marie Jenkins may need her own public defender. Monica was prevented from boarding her flight at the San Francisco airport because she was too drunk. When it was suggested that Monica sober up and catch a later flight she became belligerent, screamed at officers and assaulted them, before singing Rock Around The Clock and demanding that she be taken to jail. Police gladly gave into those demands and while in the patrol car she thanked officers for saving her before asking them to give her some cocaine.
2002: Halle Berry became the first black actress to win an Oscar for a leading role.
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