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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW- Thurs 4/11/13

  • Kathryn Morris (from "Cold Case") and her boyfriend Johnny Messner are expecting twins.
  • Kenny Rogers is part of the Country Music Hall of Fame's Class of 2013, along with Bobby Bare and Cowboy Jack Clement.
  • Alec Baldwin, late night talk show host? NBC is in talks with him to do one of the jobs coming open when the Leno dominoes start falling.
  • In the wake of Shain Gandee's death, MTV has opted to cancel "Buck Wild."
  • A British grandmother is claiming that she was raised by monkeys in the Columbian jungle.
  • Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac fame has filed for a separation from his wife of 17 years.
  • Bikinis Bar and Grill in Texas has trademarked the name, "Breastaurant."
  • Only 4.4 million viewers tuned in for the premiere of the new NBC series, "Hannibal" last week.
  • Rodney Allen Rippy, who was the cute little kid in the Jack in the Box commercials back in the 1970s, is now running for mayor in Compton, CA.
  • Kanye West is being sued by family members of the singer who sang the "Get Down" that he used in his hit, "Gold Digger." It was actually taken from the song, "Bumpin' Bus Stop" back in the 1970s.
  • ALEC BALDWIN NOT GOING TO WORK LATE NIGHTS AT NBC- Alec Baldwin will not be jumping into NBC's late-night lineup. At least not anytime soon. A source says Alec and the network are no longer exploring the possibility of him joining the NBC late night roster. The source says Alec "was mentioned as a possibility, but there were never any negotiations."
  •  Ford Focus has once again been named the world's best selling car. [And the car least likely to be spotted in a music video.]
  • KATE UPTON, DIDDY DENY ROMANCE RUMORS _ Kate Upton and Diddy are not dating despite reports linking the two. Kate tweeted Wednesday: "Really??? Not at all true." Diddy also tweeted: "Attention all Media. I don't even know Kate Upton personally! I'm not dating her! What's being reported is not true. END of story!"
  • FLYING iPAD LODGES IN WOMAN'S BUMPER _ A Georgia woman says she was driving along in her Nissan when, out of nowhere  an iPad came flying at her car -- and stuck in her front bumper. The woman's hubby said he needed a hammer to get it out. And would you believe it -- the iPad was still functional. She said she managed to turn it on, open an app that happened to contain the owner's name and phone number and returned it to him.
  • FAT O'CLOCK _ Fat o'clock is the time when we ditch our diet and start eating comfort food, and, according to new research, that time is 7 PM on Sunday nights. Almost half in the study fell for comfort food between 7 PM and 10 PM on Sundays.
  • In France, a 15-year study has found that BRAS are BAD FOR YOU.  The study found that after 15 years, women who wore bras had MORE back pain and SAGGIER BREASTS than women who didn't wear them.
  • In Mississippi, a 41-year-old man was running a marijuana grow house and wanted to hide the smell.  So he's been POOPING INTO BUCKETS, leaving the buckets around his property, and hoping the smell would disguise his operation.  It didn't work.  Earlier this week, he was arrested for cultivation of marijuana. 
  • In Wales there’s a new mile-long zip line-- the longest in the Northern hemisphere -- where you will travel at speeds of 100mph! Aptly named "The Big Zipper," it is strung 700-feet in the air at an abandoned quarry. Those less adventurous can ride the "Little Zipper."
  • NEW ON DVD _ Released Tuesday, April 9

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