Bits and Pieces - April 21, 2014
April 21, 2014
Miley Cyrus is still in the hospital following her severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. Miley says she's looking forward to being released because she's getting tired of that bland hospital marijuana.
Things weren't so gleeful on the set of Glee this week as NAYA RIVERA and LEA MICHELE had a bit of a catfight. Sources close to Naya tell TMZ that most of the cast and crew were annoyed by Lea's diva antics when she made everyone wait to shoot a scene while she stepped away to deal with personal matters. Naya went to producers on behalf of everyone and let them know that Lea was ticking people off. When Lea returned to resume shooting she got wind of Naya's chat with producers and left the set in a huff. However, sources close to Lea say she was totally unaware of any complaints about her and that she and Naya weren't even shooting scenes together and that it was Naya who got tossed off the set.
GAME OF THRONES has broken its own record as the most illegally downloaded show of all time. Last Sunday's so-called Purple Wedding episode broke the BitTorrent record for most people sharing a file simultaneously. Some 193,000 users were either uploading or downloading the episode. The previous record was held by the Game of Thrones season three finale with over 171,000 users.
- COLDPLAY has announced a six-city international tour in support of their upcoming album Ghost Stories, which is due May 19th. The U.S. stops will be at New York's Beacon Theatre on May 5th and Los Angeles' Royce Hall May 19th.
Scientists say they've found the first planet outside our solar system that's almost exactly the size of Earth and close enough to its star to be in the so-called habitable zone, where conditions aren't too hot or too cold for liquid water. They say it means we now have official confirmation that Earth-size planets in the habitable zone of other stars exist. They say the planet is slightly farther away from its sun than Earth is and that if this planet had an atmosphere like Earth's, it would be like living in San Francisco on a cold day. However, the planet orbits a type of star known as an M-dwarf, which spits out massive radiation spikes that could make it difficult for any life to survive.
Chad Johnson has signed with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Johnson's last game in the NFL was in 2011 with the Patriots.
Nick Eddy is the co-owner of Florida E-cigs and Vapes in Boca Raton and he recently helped police catch the thief that stole some $2,000 worth of goods from his store. It turns out that the crime was committed by 18-year-old Tanner Bradshaw. Eddy recognized Bradshaw because he follows his business on Instagram and is a regular customer at the store. Eddy told the local media, "He comes in and shakes my hand on Friday night, and next thing you know he's throwing a rock through our window on Sunday."
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