Overnight Briefing & General Reality Check - Feb 1, 2012
February 1, 2012
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE pulled off JANET JACKSON's top during the halftime show at Super Bowl 38, creating a half-second "wardrobe malfunction" and showing her right breast --partially covered by a nipple shield (but not all the way)-- resulting in "nipplegate" (2004).
Pfizer is trying to ward off a potential million unplanned births. The company is recalling about one million packets of birth control pills that may not contain enough contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.
According to Reuters, there's no health threat to women, but Pfizer is recommending those affected by the recall to begin using a non-hormonal form of contraception immediately. The recall involves Lo/Ovral-28 tablets, Norgestel and Ethinyl Estradiol tablets. (Page)
Like you really care:
Update: It looks like STEVE-O really has a certain something. As we told 'ya yesterday, (RBR 1.31.12), rumors are swirling the "Jackass" stunt man is spending quality time with ELISABETTA CANALIS and it seems the story is true --photographers for TMZ.com caught the two smoochingit up last Monday.
Editor's note/Phone starter: Some catty folks think the Italian bombshell traded down since her last boyfriend's name was GEORGE CLOONEY. Although Steve-O may not be a sex symbol with a private villa, he does have a few movies under his belt, makes lots of money since his show is in syndication and is clean and sober. Ever been in a situation where folks think your one-and-only is below you? Should it even matter? (Lee)
Movies that will suck:
ADAM SANDLER is in final talks with Hasbro to develop a movie based on the classic board game "Candy Land." The board game has been around since 1949, and you probably played it as a child, moving through the Peppermint Forest, Lollypop Woods and Gumdrop Mountains.
Now, the guys who wrote "Kung Fu Panda 2" tell Daily Variety the mlovie would be like "Lord of The Rings," except it'll be set in a world of candy.
Another day, another JUSTIN BIEBER story. This time it's the rumor that Justin is going to remake the 1996 REESE WITHERSPOON-MARK WAHLBERG movie, "Fear." Except this time, instead of the guy being the stalker, a girl would be stalking Justin.
STEVE JOBS may have developed the iPod, but when he went home at night, he listened to vinyl. That's what NEIL YOUNG said anyway. Neil was speaking at a digital media conference yesterday and claimed that even though the late Apple co-founder sold compressed digital downloads, he prefered the sound of analog vinyl. Neil also said he was working with Steve on a new format that would contain 100-percent of the music data as the musicians created it in the studio, instead of the 5-percent you get now with MP3s. Each song would be a huge file and could take more than 30-minutes to download, so to get an entire album, you'd have to do it overnight. Neil hopes someone will eventually give this format a try. (Marino)
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