Bits and Pieces - October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015
UFC star Ronda Rousey is reportedly dating fellow fighter Travis Browne. Travis says Ronda is a real knockout...and she's also good looking.
Apparently things have cooled down dramatically between DRAKE and SERENA WILLIAMS. Drake was spotted at West Hollywood nightspot The Nice Guy on Sunday night. While he arrived alone and left alone, people in the club say he hung with Instagram model Ravie Loso, who entered and exited just minutes after he did. While they were in the club, she tweeted lyrics from his song, "Hotline Bling." Word is that Drake and Serena aren't dating and perhaps are 'just friends.'
After his recent trip to Cuba, CONAN O'BRIEN will become the first American late-night host to ever do a show from Armenia next month. Conan's Armenian assistant, Sona Movsesian, will join him for the November 10th show. More international shows are being planned for Conan.
FALL OUT BOY has announced plans for a 'Wintour' with AWOLNATION that will kick off February 25th in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A fan club pre-sale starts tomorrow while everyone else can get their tickets starting Friday. Meanwhile, Pete Wentz revealed that their track "Irresistible" will be issued as a single on Friday, but in a new version featuring DEMI LOVATO.
Not everyone gets to enjoy the beauty of the leaves changing colors as they do in New England, but now you don't have to settle for just looking at pictures. ShipFoliage.com does just what their name says. For $19.99, they'll ship a "three leaf bundle" anywhere in the United States. The bundles come with different colored foliage that's been preserved so your eyes may be dazzled for years to come.
Florida Gators quarterback Will Grier has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NCAA's policy on banned performance-enhancing drugs. Grier said he took an over-the-counter supplement and Florida plans to appeal to reduce the suspension, which could last one year.
Reliford Cooper III led deputies on a high-speed chase through Sarasota, Florida. The vehicular portion of the chase ended when Cooper sped up while attempting a turn and ran into a ditch, overcorrected, swerved, went through another ditch and crashed into a home. Cooper then ran from the vehicle and hid inside the bathroom of a nearby church. As he was being handcuffed, Cooper told deputies, "I wasn't driving that car. My dog was driving that car. I ran because I wanted to. You ain't gonna find no drugs or guns on me." No one will likely be surprised to learn that deputies reporting smelling a strong odor of alcohol and marijuana on Cooper, who was charged with DUI
1775: The Second Continental Congress authorized the establishment of a navy.
singer/actress Ashanti (Coach Carter, John Tucker Must Die) 35