Bits and Pieces - June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015
Jennifer Lopez's recent performance in Morocco is being investigated by their Prime Minister for being too risqué and she could go to prison. J.Lo should've known they're conservative in Morocco because they even make camels cover their humps.
LADY GAGA has joined forces with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to push his proposed sexual assault bill that helps protect college students from sexual violence on campus. New York's legislative session ends next week and Gaga wrote an op-ed piece urging its passage. Governor Cuomo hosted a screening of the documentary The Hunting Ground, which is about the rise in sexual assaults on college campuses, in Albany yesterday. The film features a song Gaga wrote for the documentary called "Till it Happens to You."
Author GEORGE R.R. MARTIN is overseeing the release of the GAME OF THRONES Coloring Book, that'll be out this fall.
Will they be Mumford & Grandsons? MUMFORD AND SONS' Marcus Mumford and wife Carey Mulligan are expecting their first child together. She's said to be around halfway through her pregnancy. No word on whether they're expecting a boy or a girl, or if they even know yet.
Des Moines, Iowa's Matt Holinger decided to swing by a Taco Bell on Friday night. Unfortunately, Matt made the mistake of using the drive-through. Matt was stuck in line until he went on Twitter to say it hadn't moved in 20 minutes and there was no way out and that he was trapped. Another ten minutes went by and Matt Tweeted, "Yo @tacobell something's wrong at your West Des Moines store. Been trapped in the drive thru for 30 minutes. People who can move are bailing." Still trapped, Matt later tweeted: "@tacobell This ain't fast food. I could have gone to a steakhouse and been eating by now. Not cool. No escape from this drive thru." Matt's tweets started getting notice and he got sympathy from others on Twitter. Finally, after more than an hour stuck in line with no way out, Matt was able to "escape." Matt also got a reply from Taco Bell telling him to personal message them about it.
The International Olympic Committee has approved four new events for the 2018 Winter games in Pyeongchang. They are mixed doubles curling, mass start speed skating, team skiing and snowboard big air.
Dog may have been the co-pilot of Warren, Vermont's Nick Hayer, but she wasn't a very good one. Nick took his 2-year-old dog Lucy with him to work, but when lunchtime rolled around, Nick left Lucy unattended in his car for a few minutes while he grabbed something to eat. Lucy promptly drove the car into a nearby pond and while she was rescued by a bystander, Nick's vehicle was totaled.
1934: Donald Duck made his debut in the film The Wise Little Hen
actress Natalie Portman (Cold Mountain, Black Swan, Thor) 34