Traverse City/ Northern Michigan Buzz
Did you see this crazy story that came out of CMU? 7 and 4 News Has More Here...
During Part 1 of their interview last night, LANCE ARMSTRONG admitted to OPRAH WINFREY right up front that he used performance-enhancing drugs during all seven of his Tour de France wins. He was relatively straightforward in admitting he had no excuse . . . but at the same time, he did play the "everybody else was doing it" card a few times. Part 2 of the interview airs tonight.
The "National Enquirer" claims TIGER WOODS and ELIN NORDEGREN are having sex again, and Tiger is so desperate to win her back that he offered her a $200 million prenup. She countered by demanding a $350 million no-cheating clause, and he's totally willing to go for it. Tiger paid Elin a $110 million settlement when they divorced.
At the "Golden Globes", TINA FEY and AMY POEHLER made a joke about TAYLOR SWIFT going after MICHAEL J. FOX'S 23-year-old son Sam. Would Michael be okay with that? Apparently not. He was asked about it at an event in New York City the other day and he said, quote, "No, no . . . just back off."
PAULINE PHILLIPS . . . the creator of the "Dear Abby" advice column . . . died Wednesday after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 94.
The 12th season premiere of "American Idol" averaged 17.9 million viewers on Wednesday night. That's down 19% from last year's premiere, which attracted 21.9 million viewers. It's also an ALL-TIME LOW for a season premiere . . . assuming you're not counting Season One, when no one knew what "Idol" was.