Bits and Pieces - August 5, 2014
August 5, 2014
Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton reunited for the first time in several years in Ibiza over the weekend. Unfortunately, things got ugly when Orlando Bloom took a swing at them.
Not that you have a chance, but JENNIFER LAWRENCE is back on the market after she and NICHOLAS HOULT have broken up for the second time. They first started dating in 2011, but parted ways in January 2013. They got back together a few months later, but have called it quits again. A source says the breakup was very amicable and due to spending a lot of time apart because of work schedules. Jennifer recently told Marie Claire magazine, "When we're busy, we agree to mutually ignore each other. Not completely, but neither of us gets mad when the other doesn't text back or call. Life's super busy. Obviously you know what they're doing, and you trust them."
TARA REID is cashing in on her Sharknado fame by introducing a fragrance called Shark by Tara. It's available on her website for just $24.95. The fragrance is described as "a light and refreshing perfume perfect for day-to-day wear."
- LORDE will curate the soundtrack for the next Hunger Games movie. Lorde will hand pick the artists she wants to appear on the album and will record the first single from the set. The soundtrack will be released this fall, ahead the film's November premiere.
Want to keep mosquitoes away? There's an app for that...maybe. The Anti Mosquito - Sonic Repeller is available at the iTunes store and reportedly works by emitting a high-frequency sound to keep the mosquitoes away. While it got some good reviews, a couple of reporters tested the app and found that it didn't work. Researchers say the only product they've found that consistently repels mosquitoes is DEET, although it can be harsh on skin.
The Arizona Diamondbacks say All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt will likely miss the rest of the season with a fractured left hand. Goldschmidt was hit by a pitch Friday night by Pirates pitcher Ernesto Frieri.
A Comcast cable installer went to the Albuquerque home of Gloria Baca-Lucero. Before he began work, he informed her there was a fee. An upset Gloria called customer service, who confirmed the fee, and she refused to pay. When the worker packed up his tools, Gloria grabbed one of his bags and took it in her house and when he went to retrieve it, she pulled a gun and pointed it at him. The worker called 911 and a police search of Gloria's home turned up the gun and the worker's tool bag and Gloria was forced to watch TV in jail.
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