Bits and Pieces - August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015
Computer hackers have exposed 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar as a member of that Ashley Madison dating website for cheaters. In fact, gays are now complaining that Josh has ruined the sanctity of their marriages.
The split rumors involving HALLE BERRY and OLIVIER MARTINEZ aren't going away. Halle recently said that the reason she's been spotted without her wedding ring is because she lost it in January 2014 during the Acapulco Film Festival and that replacing it wasn't a priority. While that sounded kind of fishy, a little snooping has turned up photos of Halle wearing the ring six months after she said she lost it.
Derek Hough, Mark Ballas and Karina Smirnoff will all be back for Season 21 of DANCING WITH THE STARS. Judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli will also be back, although Len Goodman has exited due to his work on the British version of the show and the birth of his new grandson.
LITTLE MIX'S PERRIE EDWARDS isn't doing as well as she let on following her split with Zayn Malik. While performing a new track called 'The End' during a live stream to celebrate their fourth anniversary, Perrie choked up when she got to the line, "No one can love you, the way I used to do." (See here)
While Donald Trump continues to lead the Republican presidential field in North Carolina over Ben Carson, Jeb Bush, and Ted Cruz, one candidate is making big moves in the polls. Deez Nuts, polls at 9% in North Carolina, 8% in Minnesota and 7% in Iowa. Mr. Nuts has filed the necessary paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, along with 535 other presidential hopefuls. Nuts is an independent based in Iowa and, after some investigating, was found to be the handiwork of 15-year-old Iowa high school sophomore Brady Olson.
It's reported that Tom Brady would accept a suspension for failing to cooperate with the deflate-gate investigation, but not for actually taking part in the deflation. The judge in the case has ordered Brady and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell back to court on August 31st if no settlement is reached before then.
An unnamed 85-year-old patient at a Palm Beach Gardens, Florida assisted-living facility discovered that $8,000 worth of her jewelry was missing. Eventually, the woman noticed nurse's aide Candace McCray wearing a pair of her earrings. The woman reported it to police, who tracked down McCray. While interviewing her, officers noticed she was wearing the same diamond studs the patient reported missing and she was arrested.
2000: Tiger Woods became the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win three majors in a single year.
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