Bits and Pieces - July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015
NBC has announced that they will no longer do business with Celebrity Apprentice host Donald Trump. The scary thing is that if Trump has his way, in his next job, instead of firing celebrities he could be firing nuclear weapons.
A guy that was arrested at TAYLOR SWIFT'S Rhode Island mansion back in April and charged with trespassing wants her to testify on his behalf. The guy wants Swift to be served with a subpoena to appear in court because he claims Taylor didn't say she wanted to press charges. Surveillance video shows the guy approaching the gate at Swift's property to deliver a letter and a poem. It's not clear whether he has an attorney.
A documentary on the life of late comedian CHRIS FARLEY will premiere on the Spike TV channel on August 10th and will then be available on demand. The first trailer for the movie is now online. (See here)
JESSIE J is still battling her mystery illness. She had to cancel two more European shows over the weekend, but she did Instagram a picture of a drip in her arm with the message, "I am not ok...I am in a lot of pain." (See here)
You say all the good ones are taken? Canada's Luka Magnotta has posted his profile on an online dating site and he's looking for love. He's a former stripper and if that sounds hot to you, his profile can be found on Canadian Inmates Connect. However, he'll be in the slammer for the next 22 years after he was found guilty of killing and dismembering his ex-girlfriend and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties. Luka writes on his profile, "Only those I deem compatible will receive a response."
The Kansas City Royals now only have five players leading their categories in All-Star voting. Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz took leads at their respective positions in the latest voting results. Voting for the All-Star game ends Thursday.
July 4th is fast approaching, but one person in West Park, Florida just couldn't wait to start lighting fireworks. Unfortunately, police are now trying to determine who set off a commercial-grade mortar inside an apartment complex. They say it's a miracle no one was injured in the blast, although 30 windows were blown out and the complex had to be evacuated.
1859: Frenchman Jean Francois Gravelet, aka the Great Blondin, became the first daredevil to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
swimmer Michael Phelps 30