Bits and Pieces - April 29, 2014
April 29, 2014
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is being criticized for making racist comments about African-Americans. It could be worse for Sterling. At least he didn't name his team the Redskins.
The police affidavit on JUSTIN BIEBER'S egging incident has surfaced. Police say the surveillance video shows a person that resembles Bieber running from the direction of the victim's residence and then up the driveway at Justin's house. Bieber appeared to enter his home, at which point several other guys emerged from his garage, and later ran down the driveway in the direction of the victim's home. The other guys were seen with Bieber and some appeared to be hiding behind vehicles in the driveway while looking in the direction of the victim's house. Shortly after, Bieber runs back to his house, where he was approached by the guys and they exchange high-fives while laughing and celebrating. They also say Bieber was wearing the same clothing in the surveillance video as he wore in an Instagram photo he posted earlier that day.
COLUMBUS SHORT won't be returning to the TV show "Scandal" following his own personal scandals in which he allegedly threatened the life of his estranged wife and is facing trial for felony aggravated battery relating to a bloody bar fight last month.
- GREGG ALLMAN is urging filmmakers to permanently end production of his "Midnight Rider" biopic after the death of camera assistant Sarah Jones. Allman sent a personal letter to director Randall Miller not move forward with the film after there was talk that he was looking to resume shooting in L.A.
One urban legend has turned out to be true. The story went that in the last days of video game maker Atari, they sent about a dozen truckloads of cartridges of their 'E.T.: The Extraterrestrial' video game to be buried in a concrete-covered landfill in southeastern New Mexico. Many call it the worst video game ever made and over the weekend workers for a documentary film production company did some digging and, sure enough, recovered E.T. game cartridges and other Atari products from a heap of garbage. The documentary is expected to be released later this year on Microsoft's Xbox game consoles.
Steve Kerr has confirmed that he met with Phil Jackson to discuss the New York Knicks' head coaching vacancy. Kerr said he met in person with Jackson on Friday and talked again via phone on Saturday.
Felipe Cruz recently failed in his attempt to rob the Chase Bank in Pompano Beach, Florida. Felipe handed the teller a note reading, "Give me the 100s 50s 20s now. Do not set the alarm. Hurry!!!" However, knowing she was protected by her bulletproof window, the teller simply backed away and Felipe fled empty-handed. In fact, Felipe didn't even leave with the holdup note, which was written on a job application containing his name and address.
2001: Dennis Tito became the first space tourist, paying $20 million to fly on a Soyuz mission to the International Space Station.
actress Ann-Margret (Grumpy Old Men, Any Given Sunday, Viva Las Vegas) 73