Bits and Pieces - July 27, 2015
July 27, 2015
Ariana Grande is introducing her own signature perfume. Unfortunately, Ariana got into more trouble when she went to Macy's and licked the bottles.
If you're trying to keep track at home, KATY PERRY and JOHN MAYER are apparently off again. The "hot and cold" relationship has gone cold again as they've called it quits for unknown reasons.
LUDACRIS will be among the guests this season on EMPIRE. Apparently Ludacris will play a cop as he shared a photo of himself wearing a police uniform alongside Terrence Howard with the caption, "This could get interesting..." (See here)
LANA DEL REY is the subject of a new fan fiction book by none other than actor James Franco and co-author David Shields. It's called Flip-Side: Real and Imaginary Conversations with Lana Del Rey, and its due next March 15th. Last September, Franco wrote an article about Lana for V Magazine called "Shades of Cool."
A new study finds the ideal age to get married is when you're between 28 and 32. They also say to log off Internet dating and meet someone via mutual friends and that the best place to do so is in Long Beach, California. Now for the really tough criteria. They say your ideal mate should be within a year of your age, be named Katie or David and be your best friend. You should also be within six inches of each other in height, attend church regularly, date for at least three years, make more than $125,000 and the woman should be skinnier. Even trickier, they say you should have a big wedding as couples who had over 200 guests are least likely to get divorced, but they also say you should spend less than $1,000 on your ceremony, including the ring.
The Houston Astros acquired pitcher Scott Kazmir from the Oakland A's in exchange for a pair of prospects.
An unnamed, 4-foot, 9-inch Omaha, Nebraska woman was recently carjacked. The good news is that she was soon reunited with her briefly stolen vehicle. It seems the carjacker stood over 6-feet tall and couldn't figure out how to adjust the seat. After uncomfortably wedging himself into the tiny woman's little car, he gave up and abandoned the vehicle a short distance away.
1876: Wild Bill Hickok was shot and killed while playing poker in Deadwood, South Dakota
director Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream, Red Eye) 76