Northern Michigan/ Traverse City Buzz
There were a couple of really sad accidents on Traverse City roads this past weekend. Drinking has not been ruled out in the cause - please be careful!
On to something more positive, how about a much overdue medal for a soldier? Check out this story from 7 and 4 News!
Hey! Props to Leelanau for leading the way in local home sales! The TC Ticker has more here!
Hollywood Buzz O Plenty
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE has released some of that new music he teased last week. It's a song called "Suit & Tie", and it features JAY-Z. You can listen to it HERE but be warned this is NOT the radio edit so there is profanity.
JODIE FOSTER received a special award at the Golden Globes last night . . . and she gave a somewhat strange, but ridiculously good speech, where she came out of the closet, without actually "coming out." She said that she'd told everyone who actually mattered a long time ago . . . and criticized the fact that the media these days demands that you reveal private stuff like this PUBLICLY.
The Golden Globes went down last night . . . and the movies "Argo" and "Les Misérables" were the big winners, along with the cable shows "Homeland" and "Girls". Also, HBO's "Game Change" won three Golden Globes, including Best Miniseries or TV Movie.
After five Oscar nominations and weeks of controversy, "Zero Dark Thirty" took 1st place at the box office this weekend with $24 million. The horror spoof comedy "A Haunted House" made $18.8 million in 2nd place . . . while "Gangster Squad" rounded out the top three with $16.7 million.
BRITNEY SPEARS and her fiancé Jason Trawick have called it quits.
BRITNEY SPEARS will not return for "X Factor's" third season. She issued a statement Friday saying it was her choice, but sources say she wasn't going to be asked back.
STEVEN TYLER is back on the market. He and his fiancée, Erin Brady, have split.
KOBE BRYANT and his wife Vanessa have called off their divorce and are going to try to work things out.
OLIVIA WILDE and JASON SUDEIKIS are engaged. He's 37, she's 28. This will be the second marriage for both of them. There's no word on a wedding date.
BEYONCE and JAY-Z reportedly threw a $200,000 party for their daughter Blue Ivy's first birthday that included gift bags for the children AND adults. Also, Blue's gift was an $80,000 Barbie doll encrusted with diamonds and wearing jewelry made out of real white gold.
A new survey has found that 75% of adults don't wash their hands for long enough this flu season. You should scrub them for at least 20 seconds . . . most people wash for zero to 15 seconds.