T.R. Knight, Grey's Anatomy
Say what you will about Grey's Anatomy's sex-with-ghosts on-screen drama, the never-ending backstage brouhahas sure are compelling, right?
Just weeks after the show suffered a black eye for cutting short Brooke Smith's run and the lesbian Erica Hahn storyline — and more than two years after Patrick Dempsey and Isaiah Washington got the ball rolling with their infamous backstage row — a rumor made rounds on Monday evening claiming that original cast member T.R. Knight (aka George) hasn't attended table reads since this season's Episode 2, "is pissed and miserable," and "has quit." Come Tuesday, a new spin surfaced — that Knight has formally asked out of his contract.
Get all the latest developments after the jump.
Sean Avery, Elisha Cuthbert
Hockey star Sean Avery has been skating on thin ice, and he knows it. The Dallas Stars player apologized Wednesday for comments he made about ex-girlfriend Elisha Cuthbert (aka 24's Kim Bauer) that unleashed potential disciplinary action and a public reprimand.
"I should not have made those comments and I recognize that they were inappropriate," he said in a statement. "It was a bad attempt to build excitement for the game, but I am now acutely aware of how hurtful my actions were."
His apology came on the heels of criticism for an interview he gave Dec. 2. "I love Canada," he began. "I just wanted to comment on how..." More, after the jump.
On Monday's Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough unwittingly poured for viewers a fresh cup of F-word.
Scarborough let the f-bomb fly on live television as he related a story of how Barack Obama's chosen Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, might need to reel in some of his "blue" tendencies now that he's joined the President-elect's team.
Get more details (and watch video of the exchange) after the jump.
Anne Hathaway and Raffaello Follieri
Anne Hathaway's former romeo, Raffaello Follieri, was sentenced in Manhattan federal court Thursday to four and a half years in prison.
Hathaway's former boyfriend of four years was arrested in June on suspicion of lying to investors by claiming to be the CFO of the Vatican, (if you're gonna lie, go big!). He also used "swindled" funds for a trip to the Dominican Republic over New Year's 2005-06 with Hathaway and another couple, reports People.
In addition to his lavish vacation, Follieri also...
Lindsay Lohan and America Ferrera
Who was the real Mean Girl on the set when Lindsay Lohan resumed her Ugly Betty run — the tabloid mainstay, or series lead America Ferrera?
The New York Post's Page Six column claims that after some indecent behavior — including, perhaps, the forgoing of bloomers ...