Bits and Pieces - December 9, 2014
December 9, 2014
Mark Wahlberg is asking the state of Massachusetts for an official pardon. Wahlberg is seeking a pardon for assaults he committed in 1988 and the movie Date Night.
It seems that TAYLOR SWIFT'S love life may be heating up again. At least rumors about it are! First, there's buzz that Taylor and Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss may be more than just friends after a photo was posted online that appeared to show them kissing at a New York City concert by The 1975. While Taylor and Karlie have held hands in public and have been affectionate toward each other countless times, Taylor's rep denies the story and there's speculation they were just trying to hear each other during the loud concert. (See here) Another story has it that Taylor may have something going on with The 1975's frontman, Matthew Healy. Taylor has been to several of their concerts lately and Healy mentioned that they exchanged phone numbers.
CBS has announced that the series finale of TWO AND A HALF MEN will air February 19th. It's the longest-running live-action sitcom currently on television and the final episode will be its 262nd.
JUSTIN BIEBER has dyed his hair bright blonde. Bieber debuted his new look with a shirtless selfie captioned: "#BlondeBieber." Meanwhile, Bieber has moved into a new house near Beverly Hills that he's renting for about $60,000 a month. The new place has a 7 car garage, 6 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms.
What is the most Instagrammed place on Earth? It's also the happiest place on Earth - Disneyland! The most geo-tagged location on planet Earth within the Instagram app in the year 2014 was Disneyland, which isn't too surprising. However, some of the others in the top 10 are...2: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles; 3: Times Square, New York; 4: Siam Paragon (mall), Bangkok; 5: Gorky Park (amusement park), Moscow; 6: Musée du Louvre, Paris; 7: Red Square, Moscow; 8: Madison Square Garden, New York; 9: Yankee Stadium, New York; 10: The Dubai Mall, Dubai.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer will be a free agent at the end of the season and reports say he's not expected to return to the team next year. However, if the Browns make the playoffs Cleveland may make an effort to keep Hoyer.
The North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force was staking out a home where they were preparing to execute an arrest warrant on fugitive Jacob Moore. It was then that a bomb threat was called in to a local school and all officers were dispatched to handle the situation. It turned out to be a false alarm and it was soon discovered that Moore had called in the phony bomb threat as a diversion so he could make his escape. It might've been a brilliant plan had Moore turned off his caller I.D. Police traced the number traced back to his home and arrested him.
1941: The United States declared war against Japan
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