Bits and Pieces - May 22, 2014
May 22, 2014
Plans have already been announced for a sequel to the new Godzilla movie. I think it's going to be called The Godzillafather.
WILL SMITH and his wife, JADA PINKETT SMITH, said they didn't think it was any big deal when a photo of their 13-year-old daughter Willow lying on a bed with shirtless 20-year-old actor Moises Arias recently surfaced. However, according to Radar Online, the Los Angeles Department of Children & Family Services thinks it may be a big deal and has officially opened an investigation into the matter. Will and Jada are said to be cooperating, although they aren't happy that their parenting skills are under scrutiny.
Author STEPHEN KING will make a cameo appearance on the CBS series UNDER THE DOME this season. The show is based on a novel by King and he also wrote the episode that he'll appear in. The new season begins on June 30th.
- JASON MRAZ has announced that his new album, "YES!", will be out on July 14th. Mraz will be posting live video performances on his Facebook page, as he unveils new songs every Monday and he'll announce tour plans next month.
There's a really creepy story out of North Carolina involving a 27-year-old man named Jarred Ashley Workman, who met a 14-year-old girl online and arranged to meet her. Not only did they meet, but he snuck into her family's home and she hid him in her closet for five days. They had relations on a number of occasions until the girl's mother went to put some of her daughter's clothes away and found him hiding. Workman fled from the home, but later turned himself into police. He's been charged with 11 counts of statutory rape and five counts of statutory sex offense and is being held on more than a $1 million bond. Workman could face life in prison without parole.
The NFL is being sued by a group of retired players, who claim the league illegally gave them painkillers to mask injuries. Players including Chicago Bears Richard Dent and Jim McMahon say they weren't informed about broken legs and ankles and were given pills to alleviate the pain instead.
Portland, Oregon's 30-year-old Konrad Bass battled the evil Morgoth last week. Police arrived at the battle site to find Bass wearing chain-mail with a helmet and carrying a shield as he attacked a woman's car with a sword. Bass identified himself as a "high-elf." At least he had the 'high' part right as police say his drug of choice was LSD.
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