Bits and Pieces - July 6, 2015
July 6, 2015
Kim Kardashian is on the cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine. That's fine just as long as they don't have a naked Meat Loaf balancing a champagne glass on his butt.
ENRIQUE IGLESIAS is facing misdemeanor charges of obstruction and driving with a suspended license following a Florida traffic stop in May. The Florida Highway Patrol says Iglesias was driving a white Cadillac SUV northbound on Interstate 95 in a closed express lane. When Enrique was pulled over, the trooper saw him jump from the driver's seat into the rear passenger's seat, while his male passenger got into the driver's seat. Enrique is due in court next week.
THE DUKES OF HAZZARD are the latest victims of political correctness as TV Land has pulled the show because of the Confederate flag on the roof of the General Lee.
COLDPLAY'S CHRIS MARTIN happened into a random bar in New Delhi, India last night and sat down and played "Viva la Vida," "Paradise" and "Fix You." No word on what he was doing in India, but it was a good night for star gazing at the bar as actress Frieda Pinto was also hanging out there. (See Chris play here and here)
Do you remember how air fares went up when the cost of oil skyrocketed? Did you ever wonder why air fares didn't come down when the price of oil dropped? So does the Department of Justice, who says they're now investigating several U.S. airlines for possible collusion in keeping airfares high. Of course, the airlines are denying the charges, but the Associated Press got their hands on internal documents that apparently show major airlines limited available seats to keep airfares high. The airlines also allegedly "illegally signaled to each other how quickly they would add new flights, routes and extra seats."
The Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement with center Tyson Chandler on a four-year deal worth $52 million.
Lorrain, Ohio firefighter Dean Evans had fallen on hard times and needed some extra income. Knowing that he'd be paid $500 if he were called out to fight a fire, Evans phoned in a phony blaze so that he could go to the scene and earn a salary. Unfortunately, a different fire department was called and when they discovered it was a false alarm they traced the call and found it came from the number on Evans' job application. Evans has been charged with inducing panic and making false alarms.
2002: Baseball's All-Star game in Milwaukee ended in a 7-7 tie after 11 innings when both teams ran out of pitchers
actor Fred Savage (Wonder Years, Welcome to Mooseport, Rules of Attraction) 39