Bits and Pieces - August 11, 2014
August 11, 2014
Lady Gaga was hospitalized in Denver with a case of altitude sickness. Apparently Gaga began feeling queasy after putting on her platform shoes.
REAL HOUSEWIFE RAMONA SINGER announced plans to end her 20-plus year marriage to husband Mario Singer yesterday via a tweet. This came just one day after In Touch published a photo of Mario dining out with fitness instructor Kasey Dexter, with whom he allegedly had an affair earlier this year. Ramona tweeted: "I have decided to move on with my life without Mario. I tried my best to make my marriage work. I am excited for the new chapter in my life."
KYLE MACLACHLAN is joining the cast of AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. as Skye's father. No word on how many episodes he'll appear in. The new season begins September 23rd.
- BEYONCE will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards. Not only does she lead the way with eight nominations, including video of the year for "Drunk in Love," she'll also receive the Video Vanguard Award for lifetime achievement. The awards will air on August 24th.
Television maker VIZIO is recalling 245,000 TVs due to a tipping hazard if the stand assembly fails. There have been 51 reported incidents of televisions tipping over, although no injuries have been reported. The recall involves the VIZIO E-series 39 and 42 inch Full-Array LED flat panel televisions. If you own one of those TVs, detach the stand immediately and place the television somewhere safe where it can't tip over. If you have one and mounted it to the wall, call them for a replacement stand in case you need it for future use.
More reports say the Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement to send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for No. 1 picks Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett; and a future first-rounder. However, the deal can't happen officially until August 23rd, 30 days after Wiggins signed his rookie contract.
Immokalee, Florida's Judes Exantus is apparently the impatient type. After being pulled over by a deputy for running a stop sign, Judes got into an argument with the officer. Judes denied that he ran the stop sign even though the deputy saw it happen. As the officer was writing Judes up, his impatience kicked in again and he called 911 to complain that the cop was taking too long. Dispatch notified the officer and, in addition to his ticket, Judes was arrested for misuse of 911.
2008: Michael Phelps and his teammates won the 400-meter medley relay for Phelps' record-breaking eighth gold medal at the Beijing Olympics
reality TV's Giuliana Rancic 40