Bits and Pieces - September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014
Robin Thicke gave a deposition in which he said he was wasted on Vicodin and booze when he recorded Blurred Lines. Robin says he kept telling everyone he didn't want another drink, but they thought he meant that he really did want it.
LINDSAY LOHAN has been caught lying to Britain's Daily Telegraph. Lindsay said in the interview that she was ordered to move the late Whitney Houston's body while performing her court-ordered community service at the L.A. morgue. Lindsay said, "a lot of other people were meant to do it, and they were like: 'No, they can't handle it. Lohan can.' It's different for me than it would be for other people-like, no one would really have to work at the morgue in L.A. and roll a body bag for Whitney Houston." Not only did the Coroner's Office deny the report, they say they no longer use body bags and instead wrap the bodies in plastic.
There are more cast shakeups at SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE as Season 40 approaches. After adding Michael Che to the Weekend Update desk, comedian PETE DAVIDSON has been picked up as the newest featured player. Davidson has appeared on Guy Code, Wild 'N' Out and Jimmy Kimmel Live. (See here)
- LANA DEL REY has canceled her upcoming European appearances due to an unspecified illness. No word on whether her appearance at this weekend's Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta will be affected.
Apple had more than 4 million advance orders for its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the first 24 hours. In fact, they got so many orders that their website had intermittent outages last Friday due to the heavy traffic. Apple said the 4 million orders set a new 24-hour record, beating the 2 million orders in 2012 for the iPhone 5. Deliveries to customers will begin Friday, but many won't be delivered until October. However, if you're willing to wait in line, some will be available on Friday at Apple retail stores and from various wireless carriers.
Arizona Cardinals linebacker John Abraham will return to the team after suffering a concussion in the team's season opener. It was reported Abraham had been dealing with memory loss for over a year and was considering retirement.
Smithfield, Virginia's 81-year-old Jessie Pittman was at the bank getting money to pay his bills when 20-year-old John Hassell approached on a bicycle, snatched his $2,000 in cash and rode away. Jessie doesn't even get around as well as most 81 year olds as he's bent over from spinal tuberculosis. The good news for Jessie is that a bicycle doesn't make a good getaway vehicle when police have cars. Hassell was nabbed a few blocks away and Jesse got his money back.
2007: O.J. Simpson was arrested on burglary charges in Las Vegas.
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