Bits and Pieces - September 3, 2014
September 3, 2014
The FBI is investigating those leaked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and others. It's about time the FBI stopped wasting their time on the threat of domestic terrorism and focused on more important matters.
LINDSAY LOHAN has finally reached a settlement with the truck driver she hit on the Pacific Coast Highway two years ago. You'll recall Lindsay crashed her Porsche into a semi-truck and then lied to cops saying her assistant had been driving. The truck driver sued her for mental and physical suffering and received an undisclosed out of court settlement from Lindsay's insurance company.
Multiple sources say TAYLOR SWIFT has signed on as a mentor for Season 7 of "THE VOICE." Taylor will take over the role filled by Coldplay's Chris Martin during Season 6, advising contestants on all the teams.
- BLAKE SHELTON and MIRANDA LAMBERT turned down a $1 million offer to perform for one weekend at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Apparently they made a counteroffer of $1.25 million, but Caesar's declined.
Apple's next iPhone will reportedly allow users to make credit card payments with just their phone in some stores. Apple has lined up agreements with Visa, American Express and MasterCard and tentatively plans to reveal the payment plans along with the newest iPhone a week from today.
The Oakland Raiders have named rookie second-round pick Derek Carr as their starting quarterback over veteran Matt Schaub, whom they acquired last March in a trade.
Driving can be a pain in the butt...just ask Colorado's Christina Jahnz. Christina says she was only going 20 mph when all of a sudden she saw white powder from her deployed air bags. Christina also noticed that a pole had gone through her car, piercing her thigh and buttocks. Firefighters had to saw off the front and back of the pole to get Christina out before taking her to a hospital. Christina said she lost count of the stitches after 40, but likely wouldn't have had to start counting had she not been texting while driving.
1789: The U.S. Treasury Department was established.
football's Terry Bradshaw 66