Bits and Pieces - June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015
American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez is facing possible jail time in Morocco after she performed in concert there. Authorities say Lopez could be jailed because her performance was too risqué, her outfits were too revealing and she was pitchy.
Details of soccer player HOPE SOLO'S 2014 domestic violence arrest have surfaced and they revealed that she told a cop, "You're such a bitch. You're scared of me because you know that if the handcuffs were off I'd kick your ass." Solo allegedly attacked family members at her half-sister's home and appeared to be drunk when she was taken into custody. According to ESPN's "Outside the Lines," when one cop asked her to remove her necklace she told him that the necklace was worth more than he makes in a year and suggested that two of the jailers were having sex. Hope's lawyer denied that she was drunk, but was concussed. Solo's case was initially dismissed, but prosecutors have filed an appeal. (Hear 911 call here-preview)
Sideshow Bob will finally get even with Bart Simpson by killing him on THE SIMPSONS' annual Treehouse of Horror episode. Executive producer Al Jean said, "I'm one of the people that always wanted to see the Coyote eat the Roadrunner. I hated frustration comedy, so we'll scratch that itch." Of course, it's not a permanent death and Bart will be back the following week.
The ONE DIRECTION fanfic book 'After' by Anna Todd is being turned into a movie. If you haven't read it, it's about a naive college girl falling in love with a rough British boy band member who's based on Harry Styles.
Yabba Dabba Do! The town of Bedrock is for sale! The Flintstones Bedrock City theme park and campground in Williams, Arizona could be yours for two million clams. Owner Linda Speckels built the park with her late husband in 1972 and she and her daughters have run the place since he passed away 25 years ago. Linda says the park has been on sale for some years, but she's stepped up efforts to find a new owner. The park includes a gift shop, restaurant, RV park, convenience store and campground. There's also housing for a new potential staff. (See website here)
Johnny Manziel took part in the Cleveland Browns' Fan Fest on Saturday and signed a baby. Actually, it was the baby's shirt, but he signed in permanent marker. (See here)
Chicago's 33-year-old Lashon Stuckey was arrested last week after police caught him selling heroin. Lashon was placed in a police car and taken to a nearby station. Upset that he was going to miss his son's birthday party, Lashon somehow managed to chew through the patrol car's seat belt. In addition to the drug charges, Lashon's snack earned him additional charges of criminal damage to property and he was a no-show at the party.
1998: The National Rifle Association elected Charlton Heston to be its president.
actor/comedian Jerry Stiller (Seinfeld, King of Queens, Zoolander) 86