Bits and Pieces - September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015
Taylor Swift has been presented with an Emmy award. Hopefully, this is the boost that Taylor needs to finally get her career going.
BEYONCE and JAY Z are about to become homeless in L.A. You don't have to take up a collection for them, but the house they've been renting for $150,000 a month has been sold and they've been told they need to be out in 60 days. They had a chance to buy the place themselves, but another offer came in at $35.5 million and they didn't want to go that high.
VIVICA A. FOX has joined the cast of EMPIRE as Cookie's older sister. Fox will appear next season beginning in episode eight. Executive producer Ilene Chaiken will only say Cookie's family members are troublesome, to say the least.
Planet Hollywood made it worth BRITNEY SPEARS' while to stick around Las Vegas for two more years. Britney will get a $5 million raise to $35 million and she'll be doing fewer shows. With merchandising, Britney could earn more than Celine Dion!
McDonald's new breakfast all day deal apparently comes with a fairly significant asterisk. It turns out that the full breakfast menu won't be offered all day, so if you were hoping for pancakes for dinner, you may be out of luck. McDonald's says the all-day breakfast menu will focus on things like biscuit sandwiches and McMuffins. McDonald's says decisions on specific all-day breakfast items will be made at the local level based on customer preference.
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders will reportedly take some time off as he battles cancer. Assistant Sam Mitchell will step in as interim coach in Saunders' absence. Sources say Mitchell is expected to be the interim head coach for no less than half the season.
A Saudi Arabian man has asked a court to dissolve his marriage after catching his wife in a forbidden act. The unnamed man told the court his wife betrayed him and committed an unforgivable offense. He said his wife waited for him to leave the house before turning on her favorite music channel and dancing in front of the TV. The husband said he'd warned her not to watch music channels and only allowed her to view religious programs. Unfortunately, while she was dancing, her husband came back home, but she didn't hear him because the music was loud. When he saw her dance, he immediately filed for divorce.
2011: The "don't ask, don't tell" ban on openly gay U.S. service members was officially repealed.
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