Bits and Pieces - June 3, 2015
June 3, 2015
Author E.L. James has written a new Fifty Shades of Grey book that'll be told from Christian Grey's point of view. It's the most anticipated book about torture since Dick Cheney's memoirs.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer's NICHOLAS BRENDON has entered rehab following a string of arrests involving public drunkenness. Brendon released a statement on his Facebook page to let fans know that he's chosen to go to rehab in California to treat his depression, alcoholism, and substance abuse problems. The statement said that since his arrest last October, he'd tried several treatment methods, only to realize that he needed to treat the underlying issues of his illnesses. Following his arrest in Boise last October, Brendon was arrested again in February for grand theft and criminal mischief after allegedly trashing a hotel room in Ft. Lauderdale and then skipping out on the bill. Brendon was arrested once again on public intoxication charges in Myrtle Beach last month.
EDDIE REDMAYNE will star as Newt Scamander in the Harry Potter spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. J.K. Rowling will make her screenwriting debut with the new movie, which is due November 18th, 2016.
GARTH BROOKS has lost the Stanley Cup Finals to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Garth has been forced to cancel his Tampa concerts because the Lighting will be using the arena to take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the finals on the dates he was supposed to perform there.
Google and Levi's are teaming up to develop 'smart' pants. They say the smart pants will let you perform basic mobile phone tasks without taking the device out of your pocket. The idea is to let you touch your jeans or the sleeve of your jacket to mute your phone, play a song or adjust the volume. No release or launch date has been announced yet.
Kevin Love revealed that after the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched a berth in the finals, he re-aggravated his shoulder injury celebrating on the court. Love says the injury was aggravated when an unnamed teammate hit him on the arm.
An unnamed 62-year-old San Diego man was snoozing in his car when he was joined by Everardo Deleon-Diaz. However, Everardo wasn't there for a nap, but to steal the car. At first stunned to discover the owner sleeping in the back seat, Everardo then began punching the guy, demanding he hand over the keys. Instead, the man escaped and called police, who came and arrested Everardo, who was apparently patient enough to wait on the scene for the cops' arrival.
2004: Ken Jennings began his record winning streak of 74 games on "Jeopardy", which would result in over $2.5 million in winnings.
actor Zachary Quinto (Heroes, Star Trek, 24) 38