CALLED OFF THE CARPET
Star Jones made her final appearance as the face of E!'s red-carpet coverage at this month's Emmys, reports the New York Post. While the Viewer claims that the decision is hers and that she wanted time off to promote her new book, E! insiders tell the paper, "[Star] just didn't do well," and "this has been in the works for a while." A rep for the cabler tells the Post, "Star was not fired and no decisions have been made [on] the next red-carpet team." Do not tell me Kathy Griffin still paying for that Dakota Fanning crack.