Bits and Pieces - July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015
Ariana Grande may be in trouble after she was caught licking donuts at a donut shop. It could've been worse. Imagine if that would've happened at a Chippendale's show.
The latest fallout from the DONALD TRUMP scandal has famed chef Jose Andres canceling plans to open a restaurant in Trump's new hotel in Washington, D.C., which is set to open next year. Andres said, "More than half of my team is Hispanic, as are many of our guests. And, as a proud Spanish immigrant and recently naturalized American citizen myself, I believe that every human being deserves respect, regardless of immigration status." However, team Trump is threatening to sue, saying Andres has no right to bail. Even 'The Simpsons' have done a special mini-episode lampooning Trump and his hair. (See here)
Comedy Central has renewed SOUTH PARK through at least 2019. While, that's a long time, it's only 30 new episodes, bringing the total to 304 episodes, which will make it the longest-running scripted cable series in primetime.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been sentenced to eight months of home detention after he pleaded guilty to threatening to kill a man who used to work for him, plus possession of meth and marijuana. Rudd had allegedly tried to hire someone to commit the murder and faced up to seven years in prison. No word on whether he'll return to the band.
If you like to have your food delivered and you're getting tired of pizza, Taco Bell is now offering delivery to select locations. Using the Door Dash app, you can place your order and wait for your food to arrive. As of now it's only available in the Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Dallas areas, but they plan to expand to other cities.
Rory McIlroy has made it official and announced he won't be able to defend his title in the Open Championship due to his soccer injury. It's the first time in 61 years the defending champion won't be playing. (See his post here)
An unnamed Huntsville, Alabama woman drove her teenage daughter to the DMV to take her driving test. The daughter passed the test with flying colors, but mom may need a refresher course. As they were attempting to leave the DMV, mom crashed into the front doors of the building, causing extensive damage. She later claimed the car's brakes failed and police are investigating those claims.
1792: Washington, DC became the capital of the United States
actor Brian Dennehy (Cocoon, Tommy Boy, Gorky Park) 77