Bits and Pieces - August 7, 2015
August 7, 2015
It's reported that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz might run for president. However, political observers say he'd face a tough primary fight from Colonel Sanders and Ronald McDonald.
Apparently there's a new couple alert for KENDALL JENNER and NICK JONAS. Sources say it's still new and they're not getting too serious too quickly. Nick broke up with longtime girlfriend Olivia Culpo just a couple months ago. A source tells Us Weekly magazine, "They had a flirty chemistry from the start...He absolutely thinks she's hot."
EMPIRE creator Lee Daniels says that MARIAH CAREY will guest star on the show. However, there are no details yet on what role Mariah will play.
ROD STEWART will reunite with THE FACES for a one-off charity show next month in England. Stewart will join Ronnie Wood and Kenney Jones at the Hurtwood Park Polo Club in Ewhurst, Surrey on Saturday, September 5th.
Unfortunately, we now know what the secret sauce is at Checkers Drive-In. A viral video shows a Checkers kitchen worker wiping the floor with a bun and then using it to make a burger. No word yet on which Checkers location it happened at, but the worker's face is clearly seen in the video, so she may want to polish up her resume. (See here-careful of language)
Officials from potential NHL ownership groups in Las Vegas and Quebec City have announced that they're moving on to the second of three phases in their bids to land expansion franchises. Phase 2 will have bidders providing the NHL additional information about their markets and arena plans and the groups will gain access to certain league-related information.
Memphis' Michele Miller returned home from a trip to find her teenage daughter lounging in the swimming pool. Michele was upset about this since her daughter hadn't done her chores first. In fact, Michele was so upset that she drew a gun, pointed it at her daughter and threatened to shoot a hole in the pool. Memphis police arrested Michele on a charge of domestic assault, which had to be a tad awkward as she's also a Memphis police officer. At least she was until Michele was placed on leave without pay, pending the outcome of an investigation.
1890: The electric chair was used for the first time at Auburn State Prison in New York
actress Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Memoirs of a Geisha, Tomorrow Never Dies) 53