Bits and Pieces - August 22, 2014
August 22, 2014
Another photographer is suing Justin Bieber and his bodyguard for roughing him up and destroying his camera. Like a jury will ever believe that Bieber would do something like that.
Us Weekly is reporting that BEYONCE has asked GWYNETH PALTROW for divorce advice. Multiple sources tell the magazine that Beyonce and JAY Z will separate in the fall, after wrapping their On The Run tour. They say that Beyonce plans to imitate Gwyneth's "conscious uncoupling" from Chris Martin even down to being spotted together on the day after the announcement.
BILLY CRYSTAL will lead a tribute to ROBIN WILLIAMS at the 2014 Emmy Awards next Monday night.
- FIVE SECONDS OF SUMMER says they're hoping to have a new album out by the time they kick off their world headlining tour next May. Drummer Ashton Irwin says they worked on "upwards of 100 songs" for their debut disc, so they have plenty of material for a follow-up.
If you're planning on getting away for the Labor Day weekend, you won't be alone. The Triple-A reports more Americans will be traveling than have in the past six years. Some 34.7 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday weekend, which is 1.3% higher than last year. The Triple-A says, "Consumer spending continues to outpace disposable income, indicating that Americans are comfortable using their credit cards to take one last summer vacation this year." For those traveling by car, gas is currently averaging $3.44 a gallon, which is 15-cents cheaper than it was last Labor Day.
The Cleveland Browns say that Brian Hoyer will start the September 7th season opener at Pittsburgh. Johnny Manziel's partying and middle finger incident reportedly factored in the decision.
British bride-to-be Alex Lanchester was to marry Tucker Blandford last week. The couple met while working at Connecticut University's campus movie theater in 2012 when she was a foreign exchange student. Alas, Alex's world was shattered when she got a call from Tucker's father saying he'd killed himself. A distraught Alex hung up, but later called Tucker's parents to express her condolences, only to be told he was alive and well and that his parents knew nothing about the planned nuptials. Yes, Tucker had faked his death and the phone call, but Alex says she still plans to enjoy her honeymoon, albeit alone.
1878: The American Bar Association was founded
actress Hayden Panettiere (Heroes, Ice Princess, Nashville) 25