Bits and Pieces - September 19, 2014
September 19, 2014
People magazine has named Taylor Swift the Best Dressed Star of the Year. Meanwhile, Kim Kardashian has been named best undressed star of the year.
Will it be splitsville for AVRIL LAVIGNE and Nickelback's CHAD KROEGER? Multiple sources say they're "fighting a lot" and "having a lot of issues" after a little more than a year of marriage. A source supposedly close to the couple tells E News, "When they met, they were in work mode. They were doing a collaboration and that's where the attraction stemmed from...She was also coming off some bad relationships where she didn't really feel appreciated as an artist." However, the album didn't do so well and now they're finding that they're not seeing eye-to-eye on a lot of things. The insider went on to say, "There's jealousy on both sides. She flirts, he flirts. She's very insecure to begin with." While the source tells E News they're going to try to work it out, another source tells Us Weekly, "It's over. He has been going around L.A. telling people that they are divorcing."
MELISSA RIVERS will be joined by Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic, and George Kotsiopoulos in the special Fashion Police: Celebrating JOAN RIVERS tomorrow night at 8 Eastern on the E channel. It'll include behind-the-scenes footage of Joan, personal stories from friends and family and highlights of some of Joan's most outrageous moments.
- METALLICA is commemorating the tenth anniversary of their LiveMetallica.com website by offering CDs and LPs of every gig it played in 2014. The shows are mainly taken from their "Metallica by Request" tours of South America and Europe where fans selected the set lists. They'll release the sets in three-album batches every Monday through the end of the year.
Last week when Apple introduced their new gadgets, they said that the new Apple Watch would start at $349. It may start there, but it certainly doesn't end there! It's rumored that a sapphire and steel model will sell for $999 while an 18K gold and sapphire version will set you back $4,999!
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick maintains that he didn't say anything to warrant an unsportsmanlike penalty for inappropriate language in Sunday night's loss to Chicago and plans to appeal his $11,000 fine.
Burglars recently broke into the Classic Electric Tattoo parlor in Frederick, Maryland and stole guns, cell phones and small electronics items. Police spotted two men on surveillance footage taken from a shop next door and the tattoo parlor owner was able to identify one of the burglars as Max M. Goransson. The tattoo parlor owner was able to identify Max because of the large, distinct tattoo on his left forearm, which he had personally inked on him a month before.
2001: Michael Jordan announced that he would return to the NBA as a player for the Washington Wizards.
actor Hal Sparks (Queer As Folk, Talk Soup, Dude Where's My Car) 45