Bits and Pieces - September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015
Doctors in China say that a woman who was struck by lightning may have been saved by her underwire bra. Doctors say the woman still needs to undergo exams so they can assess the damage and check out her boobs.
Gotham star MORENA BACCARIN, who's expecting a baby with co-star BEN MCKENZIE, says they plan to marry. Of course, she first has to divorce her current husband, director Austin Chick. However, that divorce is getting nasty as Morena claims she got pregnant with Ben's baby in June, after she separated from Chick. However, he says she got pregnant while they were still together. Chick also says he came to their house in June, only to find Ben freshly showered and playing with their 1-year-old son.
Here's a major GAME OF THRONES spoiler! KIT HARRINGTON was photographed on the set of the show, but his Jon Snow character wasn't dressed in the black of the Night's Watch. That would seem to suggest that he'll leave his Watch brothers and perhaps become the new King of the North. A woman is also seen in the photo and it's speculated that she's the powerful priestess Melissandre, who may have resurrected Snow. On the other hand, they could merely be filming flashback scenes. (See photo here)
Apparently knowing when to fold them, KENNY ROGERS has announced his retirement. Kenny made the announcement in an interview on the Today Show on Friday morning and said that he'll hit the road on one last tour. (See interview here)
A student at California's Huntington Beach High School is being called a hero after he decked a bully with one punch after he saw the guy beating up a blind student. A video shows the hero leaving the bully lying bleeding on the ground while he checks on the blind student, before turning back to the attacker and asking: 'You trying to jump a f***ing blind kid, bro? What the f*** is your problem?' The unnamed bully was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery, while the hero could face punishment because of the school's zero-tolerance policy on violence. However, an online petition in support of the hero student has gathered nearly 80,000 signatures. (See here-careful of language)
It's being reported that three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart will retire after the 2016 season. Stewart is mired in the worst slump of his career and will turn the car over to Clint Bowyer in 2017. Bowyer will reportedly drive one season for H. Scott Motorsports in 2016.
Tulsa, Oklahoma's Roger and Brandi Hudelson helped Patrick Briscoe after he was involved in an auto accident earlier this month. The Hudelsons also helped themselves to Briscoe's wallet and went on an $1,100 shopping spree with his credit cards. Unfortunately for the Hudelsons, they were seen using the stolen cards on surveillance video and have turned themselves in to police. Roger Hudelson told officers that taking the wallet "isn't in his character."
1991: Former Washington DC Mayor Marion Barry was sentenced to six months in prison for possession of crack cocaine.
actress Hilary Duff (A Cinderella Story, Material Girls, Lizzie McGuire) 28