Talk-radio host Dr. Laura Schlessinger has apologized for using the N-word several times during an on-air conversation with a caller this week.
"I was attempting to make a philosophical point, and I articulated the 'n' word all the way out — more than one time," she said in her apology, which she read on her show Wednesday and posted on her website. "And that ...
Which extra-special guests are on board for NBC's live-action take on the stop-motion classic The Year Without a Santa Claus, premiering Dec. 11? In addition to John Goodman and Delta Burke (as Santa and his Mrs.), Chris Kattan, Ethan Suplee and Eddie Griffin (as elves), and Harvey Fierstein and Michael McKean (as Heat- and Snowmeisers), the star-studded outing features cameos by Queer Eye's Carson Kressley (playing Santa's dresser), Dr. Laura Schlessinger (as, duh, a TV talk-show therapist), and Jack LaLanne (as another legendary fitness nut, Hercules, who is now living in a "retirement home" for mythological figures).