Bits and Pieces - November 18, 2014
November 18, 2014
Beyonce's sister, Solange Knowles, got married in New Orleans over the weekend. Guests threw rice - Solange threw punches.
It was another wacky weekend for AMANDA BYNES. On Friday night, TMZ posted an audio recording of Amanda threatening to kill her parents. Amanda is heard saying, "If your father was my father ... then you would understand why you'd want to slit his wrists ... I haven't decided how I want to murder him ... I don't believe in murder ... He literally like is the worst person ... Nothing would give me greater pleasure than like slitting his throat. That is what I would love to do." The clip was taped last week by a roommate, but on Saturday evening Amanda went on Twitter to say she was only joking about it. Amanda also got into it with Paris Hilton at Los Angeles nightclub 10ak on Thursday night. Amanda made herself at home at Paris' table in the VIP section and words were exchanged before Paris kicked her out. Witnesses say Amanda wasn't drinking, but she was behaving strangely.
WILL ARNETT and MARGO MARTINDALE are out of work as CBS has canceled the sitcom THE MILLERS. Tonight's episode will still air, but after that it's uncertain when or if the finished episodes will be on the tube.
ELVIS PRESLEY'S first recording is headed to the auction block. The recording is an acetate disc cut at Sun Records' Memphis Recording Service on July 18th, 1953 which features "My Happiness," backed with "That's When Your Heartaches Begin." It's the only copy of its kind in existence and it'll be auctioned at Graceland next January 8th, which would've been Elvis' 80th birthday.
An auction of old Atari video games that were buried more than 30 years ago in a landfill and dug up in April brought in $37,000 for the city of Alamogordo, New Mexico. The highest bid was for the game "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial," which sold for $1,537 to a buyer in Canada. That game was called by some the worst ever made and led to Atari's demise.
Florida State returned to the number-one spot in the Associated Press college football poll. Alabama, Oregon, Mississippi State and TCU round out the top five.
Police investigating the robbery of a pizza deliveryman in Boca Raton, Florida got a break in the case when a witness came forward. Joseph Wants told officers that he saw his cousin pull the job. That story might've worked had deputies not noticed two empty pizza boxes in Joseph's trash can. Police were also helped by a friend of Joseph's that said he told her he'd committed the robbery. The delivery person identified Joseph out of a photo lineup and he was arrested.
2006: Former Seinfeld co-star Michael Richards dropped the 'n-word' during an angry rant onstage at an L.A. comedy club.
actress Rachel McAdams (Mean Girls, The Notebook, Wedding Crashers) 36