Eavesdropping In: Rolling Stones To Play Tiny Surprise Gigs; Ashley Benson Dumped Bieber's BFF For James Franco; "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Sitcom; No More Mansion Parties For SaMo's House Of Rock?; iPad Mini?

by Emily Green · October 23, 2012

    -In anticipation of their four late-November and mid-December shows, The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood says the band will play some tiny club gigs they're keeping on the DL under their Cockroaches alias. [NME]

    -While dating Justin Bieber's best friend, Ryan Good, Ashley Benson got the part in Spring Breakers through Selena Gomez, but then dumped Good for Spring Breakers co-star and current main man James Franco so things are awkward. [Radar]

    -"Big Bang Theory" writer/co-executive producer Dave Goetch sold a new comedy series to CBS titled "Smells Like Teen Spirit" about a high school grad who runs a billion-dollar internet company from the garage of his 1990s indie-rock parents. [THR]

    -Santa Monica City Council meets today over a possible ordinance that would prohibit any further mansion ragers at the House of Rock on La Mesa in response to complaints from neighbors about the home's frequent wild parties. [KABC]

    -Apple will most likely announce a smaller iPad Mini with new features at today's press conference. [KTLA]

    [Ashley Benson, James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens in "Spring Breakers" via]