Bits and Pieces - April 15, 2015
April 15, 2015
Lindsay Lohan's mother has reportedly been selling some of Lindsay's stuff online. Keep in mind that you may be purchasing fake merchandise if someone tries to sell you Lindsay Lohan's Academy Award.
It's now reported that TORI SPELLING was rushed to the hospital on Easter after she tripped and fell on a hot grill at a Benihana in Encino, California. Tori was having brunch and when she got up to leave, but tripped and fell backwards onto the scorching hot grill. She got a nasty burn on the back of her right arm, but she and husband Dean McDermott did their best to stay calm so as not to alarm the children. Tori actually waited until the next day to see the doctor, who sent her to a burn center where they did a skin graft.
It's hard to believe that after all these years, but DAVID LETTERMAN only has 27 more shows before he retires. His final big name guests will include George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Hanks, Tina Fey and Will Ferrell. Musically, you'll be seeing Mumford & Sons, Elvis Costello, The Dave Matthews Band, Tom Waits, Norah Jones and others.
MUMFORD & SONS' new album, Wilder Mind, is due May 4th and they've announced plans for a North American tour. The tour kicks off on June 2nd at Brooklyn's Coney Island. Among the dates will be performances at Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and the Squamish Music Festival.
You may remember those Maryland parents that were accused of child neglect for letting their kids roam around their neighborhood without adult supervision. Your friendly neighborhood nanny state has struck again as police picked them up for being unattended at a playground two blocks from home. The kids sat in a police car for over two hours before they were turned over to Children's Protective Services and weren't released until after 10 pm that night. The kids' mother, Danielle Meitiv, said, "I can't believe we're going through this again."
The NBA has rescinded the technical foul assessed against Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook during Sunday night's game against the Indiana Pacers. Westbrook was whistled for arguing a foul call and was given his 16th technical of the season, resulting in a one-game suspension.
An unnamed Dayton, Ohio mother took away her 13-year-old son's cell phone after he refused to clean his bedroom and acted up. However, the kid's acting up was just beginning as he responded by spitting on his mom and hitting his stepdad in the back with a large bottle of Gatorade. The kid then went outside and stomped on the roof of her car and smashed out the front windshield, causing extensive damage. The boy then ran away from home, saying he wouldn't come back, only to return a few hours later, at which time he was arrested.
1997: Comedian Ellen DeGeneres came out of the closet in a Time magazine interview
actress Julie Christie (Shampoo, Troy, Finding Neverland) 75