Bits and Pieces - August 6, 2015
August 6, 2015
Police in Cedar Rapids, Iowa found remnants of a meth lab inside a local Taco Bell. Authorities say the restaurant will remain closed because they're afraid the Taco Bell menu items may have contaminated the meth.
There are rumors going around that GWEN STEFANI pulled the plug on her 13-year marriage to GAVIN ROSSDALE because she believed he was cheating on her. However, a source tells TMZ the split was "a long time coming." Gwen supposedly complained about Gavin being on the road with his band Bush too much, but he felt she was being hypocritical because she was on the road too.
It looks like COMMUNITY has been canceled...again. After NBC pulled the plug on the show, it was picked up by Yahoo and Joel McHale says they wanted to make more episodes, but everyone's contract is up. Unfortunately, that means everyone is going to want raises and it's not financially doable. However, there has been talk of a Community movie.
IGGY AZALEA has confirmed that she got a nose job. Some had suggested her facial features appeared to be different and Iggy also admitted to undergoing breast augmentation surgery earlier this year.
If you're going to become a parent soon, you might want to get a job with Netflix. The company has announced a new parental leave policy that will give both mothers and fathers unlimited leave with full pay within the first year after their child's birth or adoption. Netflix says employees can take as much time within the first year as they choose, earning their normal pay during leave. The company already offers an unlimited time off policy and they say, "Experience shows people perform better at work when they're not worrying about home."
As expected, Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced that he'll take on Andre Berto in what he says will be the final fight of his career on September 12th in Las Vegas. However, the fight won't air on CBS as had been mentioned, but on Showtime pay-per-view.
Marion County, Florida's Summerfield family had banned their 19-year-old daughter's boyfriend, Michael Land, from their home after he allegedly stole money from them. The family recently attended a pool party at a friend's home when Land decided to drop by their house for some more cash. Land might be enjoying the stolen $1,300 had he not aroused the family's suspicions by repeatedly calling them to ask what they were doing. The Summerfields returned home to find the money was gone. Neighbors told them Land's car had been outside their house, but he later told police he only had $20, which he used to buy food at McDonald's. Land was busted when a McDonald's cashier told police she saw Land with at least 2 $100 bills.
2013: Major League Baseball suspended 13 players, including Alex Rodriguez, for using performance enhancing drugs.
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