Tuesday, May 21, 2019

HOFFMAN IN NEW FEUD WITH PETA OVER DEAD HORSES IN LUCK

January 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Dustin Hoffman has accused HBO of acting precipitously when it shut down production of his critically acclaimed Luck series after it was reported that three horses died during its production. In an interview with Reuters, Hoffman said, “They closed us down like a guillotine. The facts were so distorted that it frightened HBO into making […]

JACKSON DENIES HOBBIT ANIMALS WERE HARMED

November 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Animal activists were up in arms Monday following accusations by wranglers working on The Hobbit that animals used in the production had been killed or suffered injuries at a ranch far from the actual sets of the movie. The American Humane Association, which is monitoring the welfare of the animals on the set, said that, […]

BARKER NOT INVITED TO PRICE IS RIGHT CELEBRATION

September 5, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Bob Barker may have hosted The Price Is Right for 35 years and may have written an autobiography in 2009 titled Priceless Memories, but his follow-up could be titled How Soon They Forget. CBS aired a 40th anniversary special of the game show on Tuesday but didn’t include the 88-year-old Barker in it. Asked by […]

PETA AND HUMANE ASSN. BATTLE OVER LUCK

March 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A “turf war” has broken out between People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the American Humane Association over the deaths of three horses used on the now-canceled HBO series Luck. Dr. Rick Arthur of the California Horse Racing Board told today’s (Friday) New York Times that claims by PETA about unsafe conditions of […]