Bits and Pieces - October 1, 2014
October 1, 2014
It's reported that Kendall and Kylie Jenner's book sold just 13,000 copies since going on sale in June. Not everyone can be a great author like Ernest Hemingway, J.D. Salinger or Snooki.
CHRIS BROWN had another unpleasant physical encounter with a woman during a nightclub appearance in Houston. The woman in question jumped in front of him and reached out, apparently trying to kiss him and Brown shoved her out of the way with his right forearm. The woman didn't seem to be hurt, but considering Brown's track record, it might've been best left to bodyguards. (See here) Meanwhile, Brown's girlfriend and his family are secretly and desperately trying to get Chris away from gangs and have even gotten his therapist in on the effort. Sources tell TMZ that Chris' mom and girlfriend Karrueche Tran are not only concerned for Brown's safety, but they're also afraid that hanging with gangs is ruining his career.
TV host MICHAEL STRAHAN will be making an appearance in the upcoming male stripper sequel, MAGIC MIKE XXL. The sequel picks up three years after the end of "Magic Mike," and has the rest of the guys coaxing Mike out of retirement for one last gig. The movie is due out July 1st, 2015.
- GWEN STEFANI is working on a new solo album with her fellow Voice mentor PHARRELL WILLIAMS and will perform the first single on The Voice later in the season. Word is that a new NO DOUBT album is also in the works. Gwen hopes to have her solo disc out in December.
It turns out that knife-wielding intruder that scaled a White House fence earlier this month and got inside the front door, managed to get in even further than that. It's now reported that the guy overpowered a Secret Service agent inside and was only stopped after reaching the building's East Room. They also say an alarm box near the front entrance apparently had been muted.
Indianapolis Colts safety LaRon Landry has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
The Florida Highway Patrol received several calls yesterday about a semi-truck that was driving erratically on a local highway. Before officers could catch up with the vehicle, the truck had slammed into a school bus. Seven students were taken to the hospital and officers believe the truck driver was driving while distracted. As for what was distracting the driver, they say it was likely the naked female passenger in the truck at the time of the crash.
1846: Dentist Dr. William Morton used ether on a patient for the first time
actress Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls, Daddy Day Care, Party of Five) 32