Bits and Pieces
January 20, 2011
President Obama hosted a state dinner last night at the White House for Chinese President Hu Jintao. Unfortunately, Republicans are already criticizing Obama's handling of chopsticks.
It looks like Justin Bieber is the only one who may have seen SELENA GOMEZ topless, lately. There's a topless photo of Selena going around the Internet, but it's just a Photoshop job and her people are looking into possible legal action.
The next contestants on THE AMAZING RACE have been announced and this time around it'll be made up of former competitors returning for another shot. Among them will be cowboy brothers Cord and Jet McCoy; goth dating couple Kent Kaliber and Vyxsin Fiala, and Harlem Globetrotters teammates Nathaniel "Big Easy" Lofton and Herbert "Flight Time" Lang. The new season begins on February 20th.
- QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE and THEM CROOKED VULTURES frontman JOSH HOMME says he died and was brought back to life during leg surgery last year. Josh says there was a complication during surgery and that he was bed-ridden for three months afterwards while he recuperated.
- SNOOP DOGG will release his next album, called "Doggumentary," on March 29th. Snoop is currently on the road with his "Get Wet" tour.
- WALKER HAYES has apparently been taking his Pants off lately. Walker has announced that he and wife Laney are expecting their fourth child.
- Today: Actress Olivia Munn; actor Nick Offerman; TV host Clinton Kelly
- Good Morning America: Actor Ashton Kutcher ("No Strings Attached"); author Elisabeth Hasselbeck ("The G-Free Diet")
- CBS Early Show: Things your mother never told you
- Regis & Kelly: Actress Olivia Munn
- The View: The superior autobiographical memory of Marilu Henner
- Ellen DeGeneres: Actress Amy Poehler
The New Jersey Nets have decided to drop efforts to get Carmelo Anthony from the Denver Nuggets. The team's Russian owner says it was his decision to walk away from the deal.
West Palm Beach's 56-year-old Raymond Dascott took a stroll that ended with him passed out along U.S. 1 in Marathon, Florida. Actually, the stroll ended with Raymond in jail. After several people called police to report an unattended stroller along the highway, cops arrived to find Raymond on the ground with an 18-month-old child and two cold Keystone Ice beers in the stroller. When roused, Raymond told the cop he was "resting." Raymond is now resting in jail and facing the sober reality of felony child neglect charges.
1986: Martin Luther King's birthday was observed as a federal holiday for the first time.
astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin 81