Bits and Pieces - April 1, 2014
April 1, 2014
Burger King has offered to cater the wedding of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Not only that, they've even offered to change their name to Burger Kim.
ZAC EFRON'S friends are said to be "worried sick" about him after his fight with transients in a sketchy area of downtown L.A. last weekend. The area is known for its drug dealing and friends aren't buying the story that he was going to a sushi restaurant in the area. Several of Zac's friends say that so-called bodyguard who was with him isn't a bodyguard but a convicted drug dealer who's been spending a lot of time with Zac recently. It also turns out that reports of Zac going to rehab twice last year to kick his cocaine habit aren't exactly true. Word is that he went to a friend's house and received private therapy. The problem is that if any of Zac's friends confront him about his drug use, he immediately cuts them out of his life. However, those friends are worried that he could become the next Cory Monteith if he doesn't get help.
ABC has canceled ONCE UPON A TIME IN WONDERLAND. This Thursday night's episode will be its last.
- Last Friday, British newspaper The Sun reported that a billionaire entrepreneur was planning a posthumous AMY WINEHOUSE world tour, using her hologram image. However, Amy's father, Mitch Winehouse, called the story "utter rubbish."
American Apparel has some peoples' knickers in a knot with their new ad for mini-skirts. The ad in question shows a model bending over while wearing one of the skirts and exposing her knickers. (See here)
Former Philadelphia Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson will reportedly meet with the Washington Redskins today. The Eagles released Jackson after a report said he had associations with Los Angeles-based gang members. However, the LAPD later stated Jackson had not been linked to any gang activity.
An unnamed Lakeland, Florida woman was driving along Highway 41 when a pickup truck began tailgating her. The woman grabbed her cell phone and started recording the scary ordeal. That ordeal became a two minute video titled, "Redneck Road Rage/Instant Karma," which was viewed over 1.3 million times in less than 24 hours. The video shows the driver of the pickup truck flipping the woman the bird then swerving into oncoming traffic, slamming into a utility pole, skidding across some nearby grass, and driving away. Thanks to the woman's video, authorities identified the driver of the pickup truck as 33-year old Jeffrey White, who was arrested for leaving the scene, reckless driving, and failing to wear a seatbelt. The woman later told local media, "Honestly, looking back, I feel kind of bad for laughing. But at the same time, it's kind of funny." (See here)
1889: The Eiffel Tower opened in Paris
actress Jessica Szohr (Gossip Girl, Tower Heist, Piranha) 29