Bits and Pieces - June 27, 2014
June 27, 2014
Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Leon, has enrolled at the University of Michigan. Lourdes can expect to be exposed to lots of cheap, easy, casual sex...then she'll leave her mom's house and go off to college.
Will it be one season and done for JENNY MCCARTHY on The View? Jenny's contract is up for renewal in July and ABC reportedly doesn't plan to re-new. Sources say, "Jenny just didn't appeal to the daytime audience market. They couldn't relate to her." For the record, the network said, "Jenny has been a welcome addition to the show." Word is that Jenny's controversial anti-vaccine stance, which she tried to deny, may be her downfall.
JILLIAN MICHAELS is leaving THE BIGGEST LOSER...again. Michaels was with the show when it debuted in 2004, but left in 2006, returned in 2007 and left again in 2011. Jillian missed seasons 12 and 13, but returned for 14 and the most recent 15th season. Michaels said she wasn't happy with the shocking weight loss of Rachel Frederickson and wanted to distance her name from the show.
- MTV will bring back Total Request Live for one day next Wednesday with ARIANA GRANDE. She'll perform 'Problem' on what's being called Total Ariana Live. She'll also debut her new single and talk about her next album.
That Georgia father whose son died after being left in his hot car all day has been charged with murder. Justin Ross Harris had claimed he forgot to drop his son off at daycare, but his story quickly unraveled. Sources say he did a computer search for how long it takes animals to die in a hot vehicle and took his 22-month-old son to breakfast that day. Harris said it wasn't until he began driving home that he noticed his son still strapped in his car seat and unresponsive and pulled over to call police. When first responders asked about what happened, they say his answers weren't making sense.
The Pittsburgh Penguins introduced Mike Johnston as their new head coach. Johnston comes from the Western Hockey League's Portland Winterhawks and replaces Dan Bylsma, who was fired after an early playoff exit.
St. Augustine Beach, Florida's 19-year-old Chancy Layton took a shower, slipped into some pajamas, made herself something to eat, drank several bottles of wine and fell asleep on the couch. Unfortunately, Chancy did this at a stranger's home. When the homeowners returned early the next morning, Chancy got scared and ran out of the home, leaving her purse and passport behind, which allowed police to quickly find her and charge her with burglary, theft and criminal mischief.
1870: The Atlantic City Boardwalk opened
singer Ariana Grande 21