Bits and Pieces - August 5, 2015
August 5, 2015
Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale are splitting up. It's been a rough couple weeks on The Voice. First Blake Shelton divorced, now Gwen Stefani and, rumor has it, Pharrell is having a trial separation with his hat.
There are some rumors going around that HALLE BERRY and OLIVIER MARTINEZ may be headed for a split. A source tells Radar Online the papers could be filed any day with Martinez's temper a central reason. He once pummeled Halle's baby daddy, Gabriel Aubry, and earlier this year he was caught on camera allegedly hitting an airport employee with a car seat. Adding to the speculation, Halle was recently seen out and about without her wedding ring and they haven't been photographed together since January.
There's still more evidence that Jon Snow will return to GAME OF THRONES. Yesterday, Kit Harrington was seen in Spain where the new season is filming. He also had his Jon Snow hair and beard, which he said he would cut when his time on the show is over. (See here)
KENNY CHESNEY set a new attendance record at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City on Saturday. Chesney played to 57,368 fans, which broke Pink Floyd's 1994 record of 56,134 fans.
Delta Air Lines has announced that they'll no longer ship hunting trophies, such as lions, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros and buffaloes. Some international airlines have already banned the shipments and, as recently as May, Delta said that it would continue to allow them as long as they were legal. Delta has the most flights of any U.S. airline to Africa.
The Buffalo Bills have suspended offensive line coach Aaron Kromer without pay for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. It stems from an incident last month in which Kromer allegedly punched a boy in the face for using his beach chairs.
Richmond, Indiana's Josh Napier took a nap on Saturday night. Unfortunately, he did so on some railroad tracks. As was likely to happen, a train ran over Josh, who continued sleeping until a conductor woke him to say he'd been hit by a train. Josh replied, "No I didn't," then put his head back down and went back to sleep. Officials noted the train showed no damage, while Josh was hospitalized with just minor injuries.
1987: The Fairness Doctrine was rescinded by the Federal Communications Commission. It had required that radio and TV stations present controversial issues in a balanced fashion.
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