Bits and Pieces - November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015
Kristin Cavallari and her football quarterback husband Jay Cutler have welcomed a baby girl. Unfortunately, when Cutler handed the baby to Kristin, she fumbled it.
After over 30 years together, GOLDIE HAWN and KURT RUSSELL are reportedly going to make it official next year. They met in 1983 and will reportedly tie the knot in a ceremony at their ranch near Aspen, Colorado, in the New Year. A friend of the couple tells British newspaper the Daily Express, "It's going to be cowboy hats, horses and rock 'n' roll. All their relatives are thrilled that they have at last decided to tie the knot." There's no official confirmation from their reps, but Goldie once said, "Kurt and I are deeply in love, so why risk ruining something wonderful by getting hitched?"
Ratings for the AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS were down a bit over last year, mostly due to competition from the Sunday Night Football matchup of the Cincinnati Bengals and Arizona Cardinals. Still, ABC had its best Sunday night of the season, with nearly 11 million people tuning into the AMAs.
COLDPLAY has announced another guest artist for their upcoming album A Head Full of Dreams and it's none other than President Obama! The album will feature a snippet of his "Amazing Grace" performance during his eulogy for Reverend Clementa C. Pickney, who was one of the victims of the Charleston church shooting earlier this year. The White House reportedly gave Coldplay permission to use the clip.
There's good news if you're driving on this Thanksgiving holiday as gas prices are lower than they've been in more than a decade. The average price of unleaded gasoline is expected to hit $1.99 on Thanksgiving, which is the lowest it's been for the holiday since 2004. Nearly 60% of U.S. gas stations are already selling gas for less than $2 per gallon and prices are still falling. The cheapest prices are in the Great Lakes states and the South, while the highest prices in the continental U.S. are in California.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch could be out for the rest of the season with a sports hernia. Lynch didn't play in Sunday's game against the 49ers and coach Pete Carroll said Marshawn would go to Philadelphia to get an abdominal injury checked out by specialist Dr. William Meyers.
If you're seeking a job, Florida's Riverdale High School is in need of a safe driving education teacher. The position was previously held by 51-year-old Richard Bull, who was recently fired after he crashed his car into a ditch and was arrested on DUI charges. When police arrived at the scene and questioned Bull, he claimed that his friend Josh drove the vehicle into the ditch and fled the scene on foot. However, Bull's story also turned out to be bull as witnesses fingered him as the driver.
1996: Barry Sanders set an NFL record by recording his eighth straight 1,000-yard season.
actress Sarah Hyland (Modern Family's Haley Dunphy) 25