Bits and Pieces - March 4, 2015
March 4, 2015
Judge Judy Sheindlin has signed a new deal to keep her TV court on the air through the year 2020. This season, Judge Judy is expected to rule on same-sex marriage and Obamacare.
Rocky had to do some real fighting on the set of his latest movie! SYLVESTER STALLONE is currently filming his latest Rocky flick, called "Creed," but boxer and actor Tony Bellew, who's playing "Pretty" Ricky, apparently had an issue with the guy playing his corner coach and dove out of the boxing ring, mid-scene and began unloading on the guy. Sly and a few others had to jump in and pull the men apart. A rep for the studio behind the movie tells TMZ the incident never got physical, but multiple witnesses on the set say it did.
Netflix has announced that ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK will return for a third season on June 12th.
MUMFORD & SONS will release their next album, called Wilder Mind, on May 4th. The album is described as a "significant departure" for the band. They'll also be resuming their 'Gentlemen of the Road' stopover tour dates, with support from the likes of Foo Fighters, the Flaming Lips and many more. The first stopover will be held in Seaside Heights, New Jersey on June 5th-6th.
According to a new survey, the older people get, the more coffee they drink per day. Zagat's third annual National Coffee Survey found that 82 percent said they drank coffee daily. They also found that males drink an average 2.4 cups of coffee per day, while women consume 1.9. People in their 20s drink an average of 1.8 cups per day and that climbs steadily to 2.4 cups per day for people in their 50s and older. People are also buying their coffee outside of the home more often with that figure rising 8 percent in the last year. The prices are also going up as the average cost for a coffee-based drink is $3.28, compared to $3.05 last year.
The Chicago Bulls say Jimmy Butler is expected to miss three to six weeks with a sprained left elbow. The good news for the team is that Butler won't need surgery.
Texas lawmaker Tony Tinderholt was so upset over a recent ruling allowing two women to get married that he wrote a complaint to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct stating that Judge David Wahlberg failed to give notice to the State Attorney General's office when lifting a stay allowing the women's marriage. It turns out Tinderholt not only had the wrong judge, but the State Attorney General's office did receive notice of the ruling and chose to not to get involved. Although, Tinderholt is doing his best to uphold the sanctity of marriage as he's current married to his fifth wife.
1847: Telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell was born
actress Julie Bowen (Boston Legal, Happy Gilmore, Modern Family) 45