Bits and Pieces - July 21, 2014
July 21, 2014
Justin Bieber's mother sent out a tweet to his fans asking them to stop telling her that her son makes them horny. Justin's mom then sent out a similar tweet to his female fans.
American Pie star JASON BIGGS got slammed on social media for tweeting: "Anyone wanna buy my Malaysia Airlines frequent flier miles?" This was just after news of the Malaysian airliner crash broke and people responded with such messages as: "Go f**k a pie you piece of s**t" and "You're such an attention seeking f**king whore." However, Biggs fired back, "Truly - you losers are literally trying to find s**t to get angry about. Channel your issues elsewhere," and, "Hey, all you 'too soon' a**holes - it's a f**king joke. You don't have to think it's funny, or even be on my twitter page at all." Biggs eventually backed down and apologized, saying no one was making him do so and he didn't mean to offend, adding he was sending positive thoughts to the victims and their families.
On the upcoming final season of TWO AND A HALF MEN, wedding bells will be ringing for ASHTON KUTCHER'S Walden and JON CRYER'S Alan! Walden will have a major health scare and decide to adopt a child, but discovers it's difficult for a single straight man, so he proposes to Alan.
- This year's MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS nominees have been announced and Beyoncé leads the way with eight, include best female, best choreography and video of the year. Eminem and Iggy Azalea are right behind at seven, while Jay Z, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande, Lorde, Sam Smith, Sia, Zedd, Avicii, Pitbull, Jason Derulo and Hayley Williams all received multiple nominations, as well. Among the videos that were snubbed were Britney Spears' "Work Bitch," Lady Gaga's ARTPOP, Rihanna's "Pour It Up" and Justin Bieber's "Confident." The awards will be handed out on Sunday, August 24th.
If you bought electronic devices between 1998 and 2002 you could be due for some cash back. A bunch of companies were accused of colluding to drive up prices in the memory module market and now they have to refund $310 million. If you bought computers, video game consoles, MP3 players, printers, and DVD players between those years, you're eligible for a piece of the pie. The minimum rebate you'll get is $10 and you don't have to provide receipts unless you file a major claim. The deadline to file is August 1st at http://dramclaims.com
The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired Carlos Boozer on amnesty waivers. Boozer was released by the Chicago Bulls earlier this week and teams with cap space could bid on a portion of his $16.8 million contract and the Lakers were the high bidders at $3.25 million.
In an effort to attract new members, a South Carolina chapter of the KKK has been leaving goodie bags containing candy and literature about the group on neighborhood doorsteps. Unfortunately for the Klan, these goodie bags sometimes wind up on the doorstep of a minority household. When asked about that, high ranking member Robert Jones said, "I mean, we can't tell who lives in a house, whether they're black, white, Mexican, gay...And if you were to look at somebody's house like that, that means you'd be pretty much a racist."
2003: Lance Armstrong won a record-tying fifth straight Tour de France.
actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Alexander, Match Point, Mission Impossible 3) 37