Bits and Pieces - July 2, 2014
July 2, 2014
Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott will star in yet another reality series. I think they're really scraping the bottom of the barrel. Their new show will be called Khloe and Kourtney take Tori and Dean.
The son of actor Robert Downey Jr. was arrested for cocaine possession in West Hollywood Sunday afternoon. A police car pulled alongside a vehicle INDIO DOWNEY was riding in and the officer saw him smoking something out of a pipe. The deputy pulled the car over, did a search and allegedly found cocaine in Indio's possession. Of course, Robert Downey Jr. had his own struggles with drugs and he issued a statement saying, "Unfortunately there's a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it. Also, there is a lot of family support and understanding, and we're all determined to rally behind him and help him become the man he's capable of being." Even though he's just 20 years old, Indio has struggled with addiction for years and has been in and out of treatment programs.
The sitcom COMMUNITY will live on! However, it won't be on TV, but online as Yahoo picked up the show for 13 episodes. Creator Dan Harmon and the full cast are all on board.
- BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN will debut a short film on his website July 9th. Not much in the way of details, but a poster of the film Hunter of Invisible Game appeared on Springsteen's website yesterday.
Former Miss Delaware Amanda Longacre isn't giving up her crown without a fight. Just two weeks after being crowned Miss Delaware, she was stripped of the title because of an age dispute. In order to compete in the Miss America pageant, a woman must be between 17 and 24 years old and Longacre will turn 25 in October, a month after the competition this September. Longacre says she plans to sue if her title isn't reinstated.
Anyone that wants to sign LeBron James should know that he wants no less than the maximum salary for next season, which is projected to be $22.2 million. There are seven teams with enough cap space to offer James that deal: the Heat, Lakers, Suns, Jazz, Mavericks, Magic and 76ers.
Life is a ditch for DeLand, Florida's Sara Lightfoot and boyfriend Steve Madan. The couple was trying to turn around in the driveway of a home when they got stuck in a ditch. Helpful neighbors called police to assist Sara and Steve, but the help turned out to be unwanted. After telling officers they were driving in the neighborhood to learn a newspaper route, deputies found a stash of stolen goods. The couple then admitted they'd been burglarizing homes and arrested them on burglary and cocaine possession charges.
1985: Cable channel Nick at Nite premiered
actor Jamie Farr (MASH's Cpl. Max Klinger) 80