Bits and Pieces - April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015
Ben Affleck has admitted he got the TV show Finding Your Roots to leave out the part about one of his ancestors being a slave owner. They also left out the part where his millionaire parents were killed and he became a costumed crime fighter.
Apparently that break MILEY CYRUS and PATRICK SCHWARZENEGGER are taking from their relationship is of the permanent variety. A source supposedly close to the former couple tells People magazine that they're done. The source went on to say, "They're just in two different places in their lives - he's in college and she's focused on her music and career."
Netflix has confirmed that they're bringing back the '90s sitcom "FULL HOUSE." The new version will be called "Fuller House" and will star Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin and Andrea Barber, who played D.J. Tanner, Stephanie Tanner, and Kimmy Gibbler. John Stamos will guest star and produce the show and talks are underway with Bob Saget, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Dave Coulier and Lori Loughlin to make occasional appearances.
CHARLI XCX and BLEACHERS will hit the road together on a co-headlining tour. The tour kicks off on July 21st in San Diego and runs through August 12th in Columbus, Ohio. Tickets go on sale this Friday.
Residents of Tokyo lined up for hours for the opening of a new restaurant yesterday. That new restaurant is Taco Bell. The last Taco Bell in Japan closed in the late 80's but apparently left a lasting impression as people began lining up at 7:30 in the morning for the opening. Long lines continued all day long and into the night as people waited for the chance to sink their teeth into a chalupa. Among the items on the Tokyo Taco Bell menus that aren't available in the U.S. are shrimp and avocado burritos and taco rice.
The NFL has released their 2015 schedule. The season will kick off on Thursday, September 10th with Pittsburgh visiting New England.
While siblings Christopher and Elaina Rhodes were away from their Bardin, Florida ranch, their dad, Elvis Rhodes, helped himself to two beers from a cooler on their front porch. Apparently beer is a valuable commodity for the Rhodes as the kids confronted dad about it when they got home. Elvis got angry and went to the store to replace the beer. Later, Elvis wanted to talk to his kids, but they refused and locked themselves in the house. Determined to talk to them, Elvis attempted to break down their front door with a pickax. Christopher responded by firing a shotgun through the front door. Deputies arrested dad on burglary and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon charges and at last report Elvis had not left the jail.
2004: Former NFL player Pat Tillman was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan
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