Bits and Pieces - November 24, 2014
November 24, 2014
According to a new study, men find high heels attractive. They also say that sometimes men even like it when women wear them.
The accusers are continuing to pile on BILL COSBY. Carla Ferrigno, wife of bodybuilder/actor Lou Ferrigno, says she met Cosby at his home in 1967 and eventually found herself playing pool with him alone after his wife, Camille, had gone to bed. While her date was in the bathroom, she claims Cosby forcefully grabbed her, pulled her to him and kissed her hard on the mouth. Carla says she eventually pushed him away, found her date and made him take her home. As for why she's coming forward now, Carla said, "I want to be one of those women. One more nail in the coffin."
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE announced its December lineups. James Franco will host for his third time on December 6th with musical guest Nicki Minaj. On December 13th it's Martin Freeman with Charli XCX and for the final show of the year on December 20th, it'll be Amy Adams with musical guests One Direction.
RIHANNA says she's in the studio working on new music. She didn't say when it might be out, but did say, "Anybody that's a Rihanna fan is gonna stay a Rihanna fan, and anybody that's not might become a Rihanna fan...just gear up for it."
Thanksgiving travel could be crazier this year. The Triple-A predicts that 46.3 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, which is a 4.2% increase over last year and the most since 2007. They say it's due in part to Americans being more optimistic about the economy, lower fuel prices and a desire to travel. More than 89% of holiday travelers will travel by automobile, while 3.55 million people are expected to fly to their destinations.
Hendrick Motorsports has signed Kasey Kahne to a three-year contract extension through the 2018 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. The deal raises questions about where Hendrick plans to put phenom Chase Elliott, since they're already at the NASCAR-maximum four teams.
Leesburg, Florida convicted felon Trenton Dennard has an unusual way of making friends on Facebook. Trenton has been arrested after allegedly committing a drive-by shooting of 12-year-old Jahjuan A. Edwards, who was sitting on his porch Monday night. While Jahjuan was recovering from his wounds the next day, his aunt, Latoria Brown, received a Facebook friend request from Trenton. Thanks to the request, Latoria recognized Trenton as the shooter even though she wasn't acquainted with him before the crime, and police were able to make the arrest.
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