Former Cosby kid Lisa Bonet (aka Lilakoi Moon) not only just had a kid with Stargate Atlantis uberhunk Jason Momoa, she's snared a recurring role on the upcoming ABC cop show-with-a-twist, Life on Mars. Bonet will play Maya Daniels, the girlfriend and fellow police officer of Jason O'Mara's Sam Tyler. Unfortunately for Maya, as Mars goes (as least as based on the hit BBC series), Sam is now stranded in 1973 and, like, that was a real swinging time. So we suspect he won't be getting back to Maya anytime soon.Maya was played in the U.K. version of Mars by Archie Panjabi (A Good Year). Ileane RudolphRelated: Exclusive: Gretchen Mol Cops Top Life on Mars Role Scoop! Keitel Lands on Mars as Homicide Boss
Question: Here's an obscure one, but maybe you know something about it. Didn't Sinbad get in trouble on A Different World? I seem to recall something about him getting kicked off the show, or almost getting kicked off. Am I nuts?
Answer: You may be nuts, but you ain't wrong, Amy. (And what do you mean maybe I know something about it? Ouch, babe.)
The stand-up comic did indeed get in trouble early in the NBC Cosby Show spin-off's 1987-92 run for refusing to stick to the script, ad-libbing to avoid what many agreed were subpar jokes. "I was supposed to play this older graduate student who was crazy and just into all kinds of mischief," he said of his character, Walter Oakes, in 1990. "But it never went that way. I was wearing corduroy suit coats. I was everything I hated...." So he started making up his own gags. "I would change the whole concept to