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NOBEL LAUREATES CONDEMN NBC’S STARS EARN STRIPES

August 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Nine winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have written an open letter to NBC, condemning the network’s new reality series Stars Earn Stripes for “expand[ing] on an inglorious tradition of glorifying war and armed violence.” The nine strongly objected to the promos for the war airing during the network’s telecast of the Olympics. “Military training […]

JACK OSBOURNE: “BOYCOTT NBC!”

August 8, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

Jack Osbourne has responded angrily to a statement by NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt suggesting that Osbourne was dropped as a contestant on the upcoming Stars Earn Stripes reality series because the network feared that, after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he may not have been able to “safely participate” in the competition. The series, […]

IS SHARON OSBOURNE REALLY QUITTING AMERICA’S GOT TALENT?

August 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Sharon Osbourne is washing her hands of NBC after, she says, the network reneged on a deal to cast her son Jack on a new reality series called Stars Earn Stripes. In an interview with the New York Post, Osbourne indicated that she has told the network that she is quitting America‚Äôs Got Talent after […]