Bits and Pieces - July 23, 2015
July 23, 2015
AT&T is close to finalizing a $48.5 billion deal to buy DirecTV. AT&T is anxious to get the deal done so they'll have DirecTV in time for football season.
If you were holding out hope for KHLOE KARDASHIAN and LAMAR ODOM to get back together, you can forget it. They've finally signed their divorce papers more than 18 months after Khloe filed. Khloe now admits she held off on signing in hopes they could work things out. However, Lamar missed almost every one of their couples' therapy sessions, making up lame excuses. She also tried to get Lamar off drugs, but he kept relapsing. Khloe finally signed the papers because she felt she'd done everything she could. Khloe and Lamar married in 2009 after dating for just one month.
JON SNOW may live to see another season of GAME OF THRONES! The spoiler group WatchersOTWall posted a photo of a man that looks like Kit Harington arriving near where the show's Belfast script read-through is taking place. Fellow cast members Emilia Clarke, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner were all spotted there this week as well. (See here)
Rare photographs from NIRVANA'S first concert in March 1987 have surfaced online. The daughter of Tony Poukkula, who hosted Nirvana's first show in his basement, found the photos and shared them on Twitter with the caption, "Pictures of my dad and KURT COBAIN playing together back in the day." (See here)
Do you feel like you're the only person on Earth that hasn't been insulted by Donald Trump? There's no need to feel left out as Time magazine has created the Donald Trump Insult Generator, built on real live insults taken from Trump's Twitter feed. Just type in your name and get your insult! (Here)
Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to restructure the final three years of his contract. Peterson will get $20 million in guaranteed money. Peterson played in just one game last year because of the child abuse charges he faced.
San Diego's Todd Fassler nearly died trying to take a selfie. While taking a selfie isn't usually so harrowing, it can be when you pose with a rattlesnake and it bites you. No word if Todd was able to snap the selfie, but he was left with the memories and a huge medical bill as the anti-venom alone cost more than $80,000 while the lab test cost over $20,000 and he had to pay more than $17,000 for his stay in the Intensive Care Unit. When all was said and done, Todd's selfie cost him $150,000.
1933: Aviator Wiley Post completed the first-ever solo flight around the world
actress/singer Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place, Spring Breakers) 23