Bits and Pieces - March 25, 2015
March 25, 2015
Taylor Swift is upset with the Princeton Review for misquoting her song lyrics in their SAT practice test. In other news, Taylor Swift song lyrics are now part of SAT exams.
KATY PERRY and JOHN MAYER are officially off again and he's reportedly telling friends that this time they're "over for good." A source says that their latest breakup wasn't caused by Perry's touring, as had been reported, but rather a "lack of emotional interest on his end." Mayer is telling pals he "fell out of love with Perry but will always love her."
JENNIFER LAWRENCE says that X-MEN: APOCALYPSE will be her last movie in the series. Lawrence plays Raven/Mystique in the films, the last of which for her will premiere on May 27th, 2016.
LUKE BRYAN'S Crash My Playa all-inclusive Caribbean concert vacation has been scheduled for January 22nd through 26th of 2016. The vacation will have four nights of beachfront concerts, two of which will be headlined by Luke. This year's event sold out, so make plans soon.
Pilot Eric Greener schemed with his girlfriend's fellow flight attendants on her Alaska Airlines flight to help him propose to her. They kept Brandy Hollenbeck busy in the back of the plane while he snuck into the cockpit. Midway through the flight, Eric got on the plane's PA and told the story of how his mother had been on an Alaska Airlines flight and told him about the flight attendant she'd met, and thought that she'd be perfect for her son. Brandy was so busy serving beverages that she barely noticed saying, "At one point I thought, 'Someone up there is telling my love story!' But I just kept serving coffee." Finally she wised up when he popped the question and the video is now going viral. (See here)
The Cleveland Browns say they expect Johnny Manziel to participate in offseason workouts beginning April 20th. Manziel will have been in treatment for more than two months, but the team says that the final decision will be up to those handling Manziel's rehab. Manziel is expected to compete with Josh McCown, Connor Shaw and the recently acquired Thad Lewis for the starting quarterback job.
Today's featured member of the regrettable tattoo club is New York's Kirk Soccorsco. Several years ago, Kirk had his girlfriend's name tattooed on his inner lip. Kirk and his girlfriend since broken up but, even worse, her name is Isis. That name now has a very negative connotation to it, although Kirk says he only recently heard about the other ISIS. Unfortunately, he says the tattoo caused him to lose his job as a tool demonstrator with Home Depot, who told him not to return to the store. Kirk says, "I feel a little lost. It was a good-paying job."
2002: Halle Berry became the first black actress to win an Oscar for a leading role.
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