Bits and Pieces - May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015
The government has released love letters written by Osama bin Laden to his wife. Apparently they had a pretty steamy love life because they also found a receipt for bin Laden's purchase of a leather burka from Frederick's of Islamabad.
Fox News anchor BILL O'REILLY has been accused of physically attacking his ex-wife Maureen McPhilmy. A published report says their teenage daughter testified during the custody battle that she witnessed O'Reilly "choking her mom" while he "dragged her down some stairs" by her throat. O'Reilly denied, so media website Gawker obtained the court transcript and that was exactly what their daughter stated. The daughter also said O'Reilly called his wife an adulterer.
REESE WITHERSPOON will reportedly star in a live action version of Tinker Bell called Tink. However, details on the plot are being kept under wraps for now.
Now that SAM SMITH'S vocal cord surgery was a success, when can he get back to performing? His doctor says he should be healed in a few weeks. Sam can then start talking and then he should be able to start singing a few weeks after that. That means Smith might be ready to perform at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville in July.
Like many of its users, the Adult Friend Finder website may have been penetrated! Unfortunately, it was penetrated by hackers, who obtained information from its 64 million members including sexual preference, marital status, date of birth and email and physical addresses. Right now it looks like only about 4 million members had their data compromised, although an investigation is underway.
Texas authorities are investigating Denver Broncos defensive end Antonio Smith over a criminal allegation the local sheriff described as "sexual in nature" and involving child abuse. Smith hasn't been arrested and no charges have been filed. The original complaint was filed in November.
Willoughby, Ohio's 18-year-old Otha Montgomery ran a red light and police immediately gave chase. Otha managed to elude police, jump from his car and fled on foot. That might've been the end of it, but Otha lost his hat during his escape and returned to the crime scene to retrieve it. By that time police were on the scene, and while Otha got his hat back, he had to take it off for his mug shots.
2009: Millvina Dean, the last Titanic survivor, died in England at the age of 97.
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