Bits and Pieces - August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015
Kylie Jenner just turned 18 and is being flooded with 7-figure offers to do porn. However, Kylie says that if she wants to do anything repugnant, debasing and degrading in front of a camera, she'll just keep doing the Kardashian's show.
ROD STEWART'S daughter Kimberly says he's done a remarkable job raising his eight kids despite the many mothers involved, although he has some unique parenting techniques. Kimberly says he once smeared dog poop on her pillow as a lesson after her dog relieved itself on his expensive carpets. She says Rod also once dressed up as a parking enforcement agent to teach his kids a lesson that they can't park their car anywhere they wished.
JON STEWART will return to TV to host WWE's Summer Slam on Sunday. The four-hour event airs live from Brooklyn's Barclays Center at 7 p.m. Eastern on the WWE Network.
KENNY CHESNEY played at New Jersey's Metlife Stadium over the weekend and broke his own attendance record for the third time by playing to 58,642 fans. Perhaps the highlight of the show was when a young woman with Down syndrome shouted from the crowd to come up on stage. Kenny lifted her up and even gave her a kiss! (See here)
The dental office of Walter Palmer re-opened in Minneapolis yesterday, albeit without him. Palmer is the dentist that came under fire for killing Cecil, the lion in Zimbabwe. The practice issued a statement saying, "Our employees have no comment. The media has already inquired at our homes, with our families however we have no comment and will not entertain your questions or interview requests." However, the dental office website is down and Google search lists the business as "permanently closed."
The Arizona Cardinals have signed running back Chris Johnson to a one-year contract, reportedly worth up to $2 million. Johnson suffered a gunshot wound in a March drive-by shooting that killed a companion.
A Saudi Arabian driver was motoring down a freeway in his semi-trailer dump truck. For some reason the driver had the dump truck in the 'up' position. Of all the motorists on the freeway that day, the driver was the only one that didn't realize his truck wouldn't fit under an overhead sign with the truck's bed in the 'up' position. Despite other motorists sounding their horns to warn him, the driver struck the sign. Luckily for the rest of us, it was all caught on video for our amusement. (See here)
1977: Some 75,000 people showed up in Memphis for Elvis' funeral
actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show's Theo Huxtable) 45