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GERVAIS DELIVERS GLOBES POST MORTEM

January 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Ricky Gervais on Tuesday agreed with those critics who concluded that his remarks at Sunday night’s Golden Globes awards weren’t all that outrageous. The thing is, Gervais suggested, they weren’t last year either. People, he said, “finally worked out that my gags only seemed rude and nasty but were actually not too scary at all.” […]

CRYSTAL AVAILABLE AS OSCAR HOST AGAIN

August 16, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Billy Crystal is ready to host the Academy Awards for a ninth time. (He last fronted the show in 2004.) At a screening of his 1991 film <I>City Slickers </I>in Santa Monica, Crystal told a fan from the stage that when he appeared as a surprise presenter at this year’s ceremony, he “got a little […]

JERRY LEWIS OUSTED AS TELETHON HOST

August 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

In a statement shocking for its perfunctory character, the Muscular Dystrophy Association announced on Thursday that Jerry Lewis would not appear on this year’s telethon and that he would no longer act as the group’s national chairman. Lewis has hosted the annual telethon since 1966. In a statement, MDA Chairman R. Rodney Howell said, “Jerry […]