Bits and Pieces - March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015
Kraft foods and the Heinz Company are merging. In fact, they've just introduced their new Kraft Macaroni and Ketchup.
After comparing his sister Kim Kardashian to fictional psychopath Amy Dunne from Gone Girl, ROB KARDASHIAN'S family thinks he needs help. A source says, "He's sad, he's bitter, he's single. He is very depressed." Word is that his family has staged multiple interventions, although he's against therapy and any kind of rehab. Rumor has it that seeing his sisters become so successful, while he's been unable to achieve their level of fame, is starting to eat at him.
DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON hosts SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this weekend and in a series of promos that are now online he reveals, among other things, what his porn name would be! (See here)
This year's lineup for LOLLAPALOOZA has been unveiled. Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + the Machine and Sam Smith are headlining the three-day event in Chicago's Grant Park running from July 31st - August 2nd. Also on the bill will be The Weekend, A$AP Rocky, TV on the Radio, Alabama Shakes, Charli XCX, Marina & the Diamonds, Radiohead's Philip Selway and plenty more.
A new study says that drinking even just one soda per day may significantly increase a woman's risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. They say that includes regular cola, caffeine-free cola, and other sugar-sweetened carbonated sodas. However, researchers caution that the study doesn't show that drinking sugar-sweetened soda actually causes rheumatoid arthritis, only that there's a strong association between the two. Still, they suggest switching to milk or, if you need that sugary taste, trying fresh fruit.
Major League Baseball is investigating Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart over discussions he may have had about sports betting with an alleged gambler on his Twitter account. Cosart deleted his Twitter account on Tuesday night, but opened a new one on Wednesday, saying his original account had been "accessed by someone else."
Burbank, California police recently received calls about a fight brewing among a group of about 30 teenagers. By the time officers arrived, one 17-year-old girl had been stabbed in her back and chest by another girl. She was hospitalized in intensive care, but is recovering. In case you were wondering what prompted the stabbing, it seems that the stabbing victim had gone to the home of the girl that stabbed her to confront her about issues they were having on Twitter.
1830: The Book of Mormon was published.
actress Keira Knightley (Pirates of the Caribbean, Love Actually, Domino) 30