It used to be that celebrity beefs were settled privately by their handlers and fan gripes were reserved for chat rooms. Now, with much of Hollywood hitting the social-network scene, these formerly undisclosed matters are on display for the world to weigh in on. The revolution is being Twitterized.
Whether it's Joan Rivers ripping on Lindsay Lohan, Suze Orman calling out the Kardashian sisters for hidden fees in their debit card (they've since dropped the project) or Kanye West blasting Matt Lauer, Twitter has become a public thunderdome where celebs can show their true colors in 140-character splashes free from publicist spin.
She plays Ditzy Glee cheerleader Brittany, who broke out from the back of the choral room with such quips as "Dolphins are just gay sharks." Overwhelming fan adoration led writers to delve further into Brittany's brain, and tonight at 8/7c on Fox, the glee club learns their clueless friend still believes in Santa. "It's my Christmas gift," beams Morris, 23. "The episode's such a good message for younger teens who take Christmas for granted."
Two groups representing nurses have criticized a Dr. Oz Show segment featuring women costumed as sexy nurses, saying it was demoralizing and demeaning, The Associated Press reports.
In the segment about weight loss last month, six women wearing high heels, retro nurses' caps and white dresses with visible red lingerie underneath danced briefly with the host Dr. Mehmet Oz, as well as the audience.
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For Della Reese, tonight's Detroit 1-8-7 (10/9c, ABC) is a dual homecoming: The episode marks her return to both series TV and to her native Detroit. The 79-year-old actress, who resides in Los Angeles, hasn't appeared in network prime time since Touched by an Angel left the air in 2003, nor, she admits, has she visited Motown in 20 years.
Eddie McClintock and Joanne Kelly
If you're the type that tries to keep track of those perplexing stop-and-start cable schedules, you'll know December tis NOT the season for summer's sci-fi larks Eureka and Warehouse 13 to be airing new episodes. But Syfy programmers are playing Santa Tuesday night, and their gift is a back-to-back package of holiday-themed special originals of the channel's whimsical hit series. It's a great idea, because these are Syfy's most festive series anyway, so why not bring them back to spread a little cheer.
Kathy Griffin, Bristol Palin
Bristol Palin sounds like she thinks Kathy Griffin should be on the Z-List.
During the VH1 Divas' Salute the Troops special, Griffin cracked that Palin was the only contestant in the history of Dancing with the Stars to gain weight. "She gained like 30 pounds a week. I swear to God, it was fantastic -- she's like the white Precious," Griffin said, provoking jeers from the Marine Corps Air Station crowd.
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"The audience's reaction to this 'comedian' spoke volumes, and the decent people I know would probably have booed her, too," Palin said in a statement to Fox News. "I hope ...