Bits and Pieces - March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015
Robin Thicke and Paula Patton are now officially divorced. Unfortunately, Robin is being sued by Marvin Gaye's kids, who claim he copied their dad's divorce.
TOM CRUISE and KATIE HOLMES aren't on speaking terms, even when it comes to their daughter Suri. Word is that everything regarding Suri, including visitation and parenting issues, is handled through intermediaries. While Tom is still involved in Suri's life, he hasn't seen her in months because he's been in London filming "Mission Impossible 5." Production wrapped last week and Tom plans to see Suri when he returns, although Katie reportedly still feels Tom isn't involved enough in their daughter's life. Meanwhile, in what could be further proof that Katie has some sort of thing going on with Jamie Foxx, Us Weekly posted a photo of them taken last month that seems to show them holding hands. (See here)
Sharknado has an official title and a premiere date. "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" will premiere on the Syfy channel on Wednesday, July 22nd.
ALANIS MORISSETTE is writing a new self-help book. Alanis hopes to help fans saying, "I'm using my own personal autobiographical stories to illustrate different wisdoms and insights." Alanis is also teaming with composer Tom Kitt, who helped Green Day create the Broadway show "American Idiot," to produce a show based on her album "Jagged Little Pill".
If you spent the last few months shoveling snow this may be hard to believe, but the Earth just had its warmest winter on record. While the Northern Hemisphere had its warmest winter on record, the Southern Hemisphere had its fourth-warmest summer. However, the snow shoveling crowd wasn't imagining things as one of the planet's only land areas to have a cooler-than-average winter was eastern North America.
Bubba Watson has withdrawn from the Arnold Palmer Invitational due to the unexpected death of a childhood friend. Watson also withdrew during last year's tournament because of allergies.
An envelope sent to the White House Mail Facility this week tested positive for cyanide. While the sender may be evil, ruthless, dastardly and cold, he's also stupid. On the envelope the sender listed his return address, which matches that of a man who has a record with the Secret Service for sending other contaminated packages dating back to 1995.
1918: Congress approved daylight saving time.
actress Ursula Andress (Dr. No, The Blue Max, Clash of the Titans) 79