Bits and Pieces - January 9, 2015
January 9, 2015
Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein underwear ad is online and some people are saying he may have used a little strategic padding. They say Bieber padded his underwear just like he did his musical credentials.
Former Jersey Shore star NICOLE "SNOOKI" POLIZZI and husband Jionni LaValle may not be as happy as they seem. A woman named Alexa Waldman tells In Touch that Jionni hit on her at a Florida nightclub last year while Snooki was three months pregnant with their second child. She claims Jionni blasted her with texts and asked her back to his hotel room, telling her he wanted to have a girl down there on the side that he could visit. While they never hooked up, a supposed insider says, "They fight about everything from the kids to what to have for dinner. No one thought they'd last this long."
JOHN TRAVOLTA will play lawyer Robert Shapiro in the FX miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. SIMPSON. DAVID SCHWIMMER will portray Robert Kardashian while CUBA GOODING JR. will star as O.J.
ED SHEERAN will kick off a new round of VH1's Storytellers on January 24th. The show has been on hiatus for a few years and this time the concerts will be broadcast live on VH1 from a location of the artist's choosing. Additional artists will be announced in the near future.
You could beat the cold with a free trip to Hawaii, courtesy of Alberta, Canada's
Corey and Eva Borek. They received a free trip to Hawaii when they bought a car in December, but instead of taking a second honeymoon they've decided to give the trip to the "most loving person" they can find. Corey says they decided to start a Facebook page to find someone in the community who exemplified the virtues of being "humble, friendly, loving, caring and forgiving." So far, they've had over 10,000 nominations from around the world, but Corey says they'll only consider a winner from Alberta. The winner will be announced on January 23rd.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has opted to enter the NFL draft. Winston issued a statement saying, "I reached this very difficult decision after careful consideration and long thought, realizing how difficult it would be to say goodbye to my family at Florida State." Winston will almost certainly be a first round pick and potentially number-one overall.
John Balmer recently made a fashion statement. Unfortunately for the 50-year-old Balmer it was an incriminating fashion statement. Balmer was at a K-Mart in Hudson, Florida, where he tried to pass a baggie to another customer. When that person refused, he placed the bag on the ground. Employees alerted police, who discovered the plastic bag contained pot and meth. Balmer was arrested while wearing a T-shirt that read: "Who Needs Drugs?" in big letters and, in smaller letters underneath, "Seriously, I Have Drugs."
1790: President George Washington gave the first State of the Union address
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