Bits and Pieces - September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015
President Obama is in the midst of a historic three-day trip to Alaska. This is the worst thing to happen to Sarah Palin since her abstinent daughter got pregnant again.
Former Real Housewives star KIM RICHARDS managed to cut a plea deal over her drunken arrest at the Beverly Hills Hotel earlier this year. Under the terms of the deal, Kim will get three years probation, she'll have to attend 52 AA classes, and do 30 days of community labor. Kim also has to stay away from the hotel, but she won't have to go to jail.
ZAC EFRON'S new movie We Are Your Friends could use a few more. The movie had one of the worst openings of all time over the weekend, bringing in just $1.8 million. Box Office Mojo says it was the fourth worst wide opening movie since they began keeping records in 1982. Only "Oogieloves In The BIG Balloon Adventure" ($443,901); "Delgo" ($511,920); and "Saw 10th Anniversary" ($650,051) performed worse.
KATY PERRY'S Prismatic World Tour Live concert film will be out on DVD on October 30th. The set was filmed during Katy's December 2014 visit to Sydney, Australia and director Russell Thomas described it as, "Loud, garish, camp and never less than uproariously entertaining, it's a show designed to conquer the planet."
Something called 'selfie lice' may be a thing now, mainly in teenagers. Experts believe that the popularity of teens taking selfies with their heads close together could be contributing to the spread of head lice. However, others aren't so sure. While they say that transmitting lice while taking a selfie is technically possible, they note that lice can't fly or jump, so they'd have to crawl and that could take a while, so people would have to have their heads together for at least a few seconds for that to happen.
The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Austin Jackson and cash from the Seattle Mariners for an international free agency bonus slot and either a player to be named later or $1.
When Panama City, Florida, nurse Beverly F. Brooks didn't return to work after a scheduled break, a co-worker called her to see if she needed a ride back to the hospital. Instead of simply saying she wanted the rest of the day off, the 43-year-old Beverly told her colleague that her boyfriend was holding her against her will. The Panama City Police Department spent several hours searching for Beverly and the good news is she didn't have to go back to work for awhile longer as she and her boyfriend were arrested for filing a false police report.
2007: Idaho Senator Larry Craig announced his resignation after it was learned he was arrested at the Minneapolis airport for soliciting sex in a men's room.
actress/comedian Lily Tomlin (Laugh In, The West Wing) 76