Matt Groening Reveals Springfield's Location; Madonna's MDNA Sales Drop Dramatically; New Willie Nelson Statue to Be Unveiled on 4/20
Posted 04.11.12 by Mandy
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Simpsons creator Matt Groening has ended a 22-year-old mystery — and running joke. It has long been a unknown which state the Simpson's Springfield resided in, but Tuesday Groening revealed that the hometown of Hans Moleman, Ralph Wiggum, and, of course, Bart Simspon has finally been revealed as Springfield, Oregon. Sorry, Ohio.
Madonna has broken a new record, but she's probably not pleased about it. The singer's newest album, "MDNA", was number one on the Billboard charts last week, but this week it has the biggest sales drop in chart history. According to Forbes, the 88% drop in sales is due to the fact that the album's first week sales were inflated because copies of the CD were included in the sale of concert tickets for Madge's upcoming tour.
A larger-than-life bronze statue of country music legend Willie Nelson will be erected in Austin, Texas later this month. The eight-foot-tall likeness of Nelson, donated by Capital Area Statues, Inc., was sculpted by Clete Shields. The statue will be unveiled April 20th at 4:20 in the afternoon, a time and date that probably wasn't chosen at random.
It's a boy for Tony Romo and wife Candice Crawford. Hawkins Crawford Romo was born on Monday afternoon, and he has already been welcomed to the Dallas Cowboys family.
Khloe Kardashian Odom is giving her blessing to Kim and Kanye. In a recent interview on Ellen, Khloe said that her sister Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are "cute together" and that "they're compatible." She was unwilling to state that the two were actually together, but she did give her sister a public "I told you so" for warning her that her marriage to Kris Humphries was not a good idea.