Bits and Pieces - March 6, 2015
March 6, 2015
Nominees for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards have been announced. They say the MTV Movie Awards are often an indicator of who didn't win an Oscar.
NICK GORDON will finally tell his version of events surrounding BOBBI KRISTINA BROWN. However, instead of police, Nick will sit down with Dr. Phil. Nick will be asked about his battles with Bobby Brown and his family, but you know Dr. Phil will dig deeper and that could be a problem for Gordon since he's currently the target of a criminal investigation. It's hard to imagine that if Nick has a lawyer that he's agreeable to letting him do an interview like this.
In what isn't exactly a giant surprise, THE BACHELOR'S CHRIS SOULES has been added as DANCING WITH THE STARS' final celebrity contestant. The new season premieres Monday, March 16th, just a week after The Bachelor finale.
JUSTIN BIEBER is embroiled in another possible Photoshop controversy. Following his Calvin Klein underwear ad, his latest cover shoot for Men's Health magazine is arousing suspicions that it may have been digitally altered to exaggerate his muscles. Men's Health denies the rumors. (See here)
If you're looking for a new career, the British Poultry Council is in desperate need of chick sexers. It's not quite as fun as it might sound as the job description says the position involves looking at a baby chicken's backside to determine its gender. The job pays nearly $60,000 per year, but Andrew Large, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said "I think the problem is the job itself. You are spending hours every day staring at the backside of a chick. That is not seen as being attractive. In Southeast Asia, a chick sexer is a high-status job. In the U.K., it is more likely to be the butt of humor."
Ray Allen has announced that he won't play in the NBA this season, but stopped short of announcing his retirement. Allen was contacted by numerous teams this season, but will turn 40 in July.
Hamilton, Ohio's Dale Marcum was being sought by authorities due to recent criminal activity including burglary, safe-cracking, abduction, assault, domestic violence and criminal endangering. This led to the sheriff's department posting his picture on their Facebook page asking the public to help locate him. Numerous members of the public offered assistance, including Marcum himself, who wrote: "I ain't tripping half of them don't even know me." Another message came from the sheriff's department, which wrote: "Andrew Dale Marcum will be off Facebook temporarily, because there is no social media access in the Butler County Jail."
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