Bits and Pieces - April 10, 2014
April 10, 2014
In a new song, Kanye West raps about Kim Kardashian's backside. You have to hand it to Kanye because it's not easy to come up with words that rhyme with 'gargantuan.'
CHRIS BROWN will stand trial for assault in Washington, DC after a judge rejected a request to dismiss the case. Brown's lawyer, Mark Geragos, called the incident "the most investigated misdemeanor of all time." Brown and his bodyguard, who also allegedly punched the victim, will be tried separately. At the time of the alleged assault in Washington, Brown was still on probation for his attack on Rihanna. If convicted in the Washington case, Brown could face additional penalties, including time behind bars.
This was pretty much a no-brainer, but HBO has renewed GAME OF THRONES for two more seasons.
- PAUL MCCARTNEY has four U.S. shows scheduled beginning June 19th in New Orleans. Additional dates are being planned.
The Internet has been hit by something called the "Heartbleed Bug." Tumblr is among the sites that have been hit and they're urging users to change not just the password for its site but for all others as well. Experts aren't sure how big the glitch is and they're even saying changing your passwords may not help because hackers could also be able to steal your new password. In the meantime, they're saying users should avoid doing anything sensitive like online banking until they figure out just how big the security breach is.
Detroit Tigers reliever Evan Reed is being investigated in connection with an alleged sexual assault last week in Michigan. The woman told police that she met Reed at a bar and believes she was drugged, before later coming to in a hotel room while being sexually assaulted by Reed.
Rachael Howard Robinson and a partner in crime went into a Minneapolis Wal-Mart with the purpose of helping themselves to merchandise. As part of their ingenious plan, the 19-year-old Rachel set a couple of fires inside the store in order to cause a diversion. Unfortunately for Rachel, she only succeeded in adding arson to the theft charges she's now facing.
1865: The Civil War officially ended
actress Elle Fanning (Daddy Day Care, Because of Winn Dixie, Curious Case of Benjamin Button) 16