Bits and Pieces - November 19, 2015
November 19, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he's lost 15 pounds on the campaign trail. Apparently, Trump got a haircut.
AVRIL LAVIGNE and RYAN CABRERA are living together! Rumors started after they were spotted together several times over the past couple of weeks. However, there's apparently no new couple alert as the two are longtime friends and the shacking up appears to be platonic.
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE has announced some big names for December. Ryan Gosling will host on December 5th along with musical guest Leon Bridges. The following week it's Chris Hemsworth with musical guest Chance the Rapper. For the final SNL show of the year on December 19th it'll be Tina Fey and Amy Poehler co-hosting with musical guest Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.
HALSEY has posed for a Playboy magazine spread called "Becoming Attraction." The issue is currently on newsstands and although it's a non-nude spread, she does pose in a series of lingerie shots. Halsey tells the magazine, "I've learned to pull confidence out of myself...My confidence grew from being intelligent, from being sexual. Put me on stage in front of 100,000 people if you want. You can't scare me." (See here)
If you're driving out of town next week for Thanksgiving, you should try and leave on Monday! An analysis from the Waze
navigation app finds that traffic will start to get heavy on Tuesday starting at 1 p.m. and there'll be another big rush out of town Wednesday morning at 11. The good news is if you're staying home, traffic will be a breeze on Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Saturday, before picking up again Sunday afternoon.
The NHL is changing the format of January's All-Star game. Instead of a 60-minute 5-on-5 game, they'll play three 20-minute 3-on-3 games, pitting the divisions against one another. Details are expected to be announced today.
London's 25-year-old Amy Moffat saw an unnamed 40-year-old man at a gas station, where she persuaded him to give her his phone number. Amy later called the guy and took him to a nearby pub. Despite what it might seem, our friend was about to get unlucky. After coaxing personal information out of him, Amy sent a message to her friend, Sarah Ireland, sending her and an accomplice to the man's house to burglarize it while she kept him drinking. They managed to steal some jewelry before the man's teenage son called his mother. The crooks were soon arrested and have been sentenced to two years in jail, while the man likely has some explaining to do to his wife.
2013: The Dow Jones industrial average topped 16,000 for the first time.
actress Chloë Sevigny (Big Love, American Horror Story) 41