Bits and Pieces - April 2, 2014
April 2, 2014
Showtime has renewed Nurse Jackie for a seventh season. The bad news is that they announced Nurse Jackie isn't covered by Obamacare.
The GWYNETH PALTROW and CHRIS MARTIN divorce will be drama-free. That's because those cheating allegations on both their parts are apparently true and they don't want the dirt going public in a messy divorce trial! In fact, the 'conscious uncoupling' is going so smoothly that Gwyneth is reportedly planning on joining Chris and bringing the kids along on the next Coldplay tour.
PHARRELL WILLIAMS has signed on to be a coach during the upcoming seventh season of THE VOICE, replacing Cee Lo Green. He'd been an adviser to Team Usher on Season 4.
- A new MICHAEL JACKSON album called Xscape will be released on May 13th. The album will feature eight songs never released during Jackson's lifetime and finished by producers such as Timbaland and Rodney Jerkins.
Calvin and Zatera Spencer of Portsmouth, Virginia have won three state lottery prizes in the past month! The Spencers won their first $1 million in a Powerball drawing on March 12th before winning $50,000 in the state's Pick 4 game on March 26th. A day after picking up their prize for the second win, Spencer stopped in a convenience store and bought another ticket, which turned out to be another $1 million winner. As the couple claimed their latest prize they reportedly said: "We're not finished yet."
The brother-in-law of six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson was killed in a skydiving accident on Sunday in California. Jordan Janway apparently collided with another skydiver in midair and was knocked unconscious.
As is often the case when a person is drunk, that person needs to use the bathroom. That was the case for one 66-year-old Livonia, Michigan man. Unfortunately, our drunken friend drove to a public safety building and asked to use the restroom. When a firefighter at the building noticed that he might be drunk, police officers were called in to perform sobriety tests. The man failed the tests and he got to use the bathroom in jail.
1996: Baseball umpire John McSherry died after collapsing during a game between the Cincinnati Reds and Montreal Expos.
Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis 41