Bits and Pieces - June 9, 2014
June 9, 2014
Justin Bieber has issued another apology after a second insensitive video surfaced. They say at this rate Bieber has a chance to break the all-time apology record set by Robin Thicke.
It was widely reported that JUSTIN BIEBER was blackmailed over those videos that have surfaced showing him telling racist jokes and such. Bieber elected not to pay off the person and ride out the controversy and now it's being reported that TMZ also used the videos to exploit Bieber. TMZ admitted they'd been sitting on the videos for years and now word is they threatened to release them unless he appeared on their TV show and gave them exclusive stories. Bieber has appeared on TMZ several times, so there is some credibility to the story.
HBO says that GAME OF THRONES has surpassed THE SOPRANOS as their most popular series of all time. 'Thrones' is averaging 18.4 million viewers this season, compared to 18.2 million for The Sopranos at its peak in 2002. Game of Thrones has also broken online piracy records, with the episode 'The Lion and the Rose' being downloaded more than 1.5 million times in less than 24 hours.
- Dave Coulier, who played Uncle Joey on "Full House," thinks everyone ought to know the long-running rumor of him being the guy ALANIS MORISSETTE sings about in "You Oughta Know" isn't true. Coulier says he asked Alanis if the song was about him, and she said, "Well, you know it could be a bunch of people. But you can say whatever you want." They did date in the early 90's and the song is pretty specific, so you think a guy ought to know if it were him or not.
Have you ever wondered how many people are online and at which website at any given time? Well, wonder no more because the folks at Penny Stocks collected all that data into a real-time infographic showing the amazing amount of activity happening online every second. Everything from the number of Google searches happening, to Instagram uploads, to even how much money is being spent on Amazon is accounted for. (See here)
Minnesota Timberwolves president and part-owner Flip Saunders has decided to return to coaching the team himself. Saunders previously coached the team from 1995-2005 and guided the Wolves to the only eight playoff appearances in franchise history.
Santa Fe, New Mexico police received several 911 calls about someone shooting at their cars with BB guns. However, one person took matters into his own hands and pursued the thugs. Police had no trouble finding the gangsta wanna-be's because they got so scared by the guy chasing them they called 911 to report, "Every time we speed up, that car speeds up and tries to keep up with us." Police arrested 18-year-old Luciano Romero and several teenage cohorts. In addition to property damage, they also face drug charges after police found marijuana pipes in the car.
2013: Kim Kardashian gave birth to a baby girl named North West.
actor Jim Belushi (According to Jim, K-9, Mr. Destiny) 60