GMA Anchor Robin Roberts Has Breast Cancer
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts has announced that she is battling breast cancer. She made the revealed the news on the ABC morning show with Diane Sawyer by her side this morning. She says she discovered a lump in her breast the very day that GMA colleague Joel Siegel died of cancer. Fortunately, the cancer is in its early stages. Roberts says she will be having surgery in the coming months.
"I am so blessed that I found this in the early stages and the prognosis is so promising that my doctor expects me to be flying planes and hanging on to submarines in the middle of the Atlantic and scaling the Mayan Pyramids in no time in the mornings to come," Roberts said.
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Latenight Host Tom Snyder Dies
Monday, July 30, 2007
Tom Snyder, a staple on latenight television for decades, has died after a battle with leukemia. He was 71. He died Sunday in San Fransisco from complications with the disease. Snyder got his start in television news becfore he became the longtime host of NBC's "Tomorrow Show." Most recently, he followed "The Late Show with David Letterman" CBS with "The Late Late Show" from 1995-99.
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Prince Frederic: Bound, Naked and Robbed?!
Friday, July 27, 2007
First, he claimed he was the father of Anna Nicole Smith's baby. Now, Prince Frederic von Anhalt says he was robbed by three attractive women and left naked in his car! Officials with the LAPD say Zsa Zsa's husband called them to report a robbery yesterday morning. The Prince claims he was driving along when "three white women" approached him and asked him to pose for a picture. Then, one of the woman allegedly put a gun to his neck and demanded all his money. "She was tough as nails," he said. "She talked to me like a truck driver." The Prince claims the ladies then stripped him of all of his clothes and tied him up to his steering wheel with his own belt before taking off.
While the story seems far-fetched, the Prince insists he's telling the truth. "People who say that was publicity stunt, they can go screw themselves," he said. "It's the sickest thing that ever happened to me in my whole life."
Labels: good grief
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Scott Baio Tells All
Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Scott Baio may be 45 and single, but he's sure had his share of lovers. The "Charles in Charge" star appeared on Howard Stern this morning and told all about all of the Hollywood women he's slept with. He also ranked some them as lovers on a scale of one to 10.
Labels: howard stern
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Lindsay Lohan is fresh out of rehab and already back in big trouble. The 21-year-old was arrested early this morning for driving under the influence in Santa Monica, California. She was reportedly chasing another car when police pulled her over. Police allegedly found cocaine in her pocket, while the troubled actress failed two Breathalyzer tests. Lohan was charged with possession of cocaine, driving under the influence, transporting a narcotic into a custodial facility and driving with a suspended license. Lohan was released after posting $25,000 bail and is again seeking medical treatment.
Labels: celebrity arrests
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Comedian Drew carey has been selected to host the "Price Is Right," taking the place of longtime host Bob Barker. The deal was confirmed Monday afternoon and Carey confirmed it during a taping of "The Late Show with David Letterman."
"I realize what a big responsibility this is," Carey said. "It's only a game show, but it's the longest-running game show in American television and I plan to keep it that way."
Bob Barker, 83, retired in June after hosting the game show for 35 years. Barker says he's "cool" with his replacement. "I understand he ad-libs very well and that he has a very nice, friendly way of working, and I think both of those would be helpful to him on 'The Price Is Right,"' said Barker.
Labels: daytime tv
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Highway Sign Hacked
Monday, July 23, 2007
Drivers in Massachusetts got an eyeful after someone changed the words on a highway sign. Someone hacked into the electronic sign in Dedham yesterday changing the letters to read "Penis for Lunch - Expect Delays." The sign was right next to a Toys R Us. No word about who the hackers are or how they hacked into the system.
Labels: good grief
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Tammy Faye Dies
Sunday, July 22, 2007
Just days after her shocking appearance on Larry King Live, Tammy Faye Messner has died. Messner died Friday after battling cancer for ten years. She was 65 years old. Weighing just 65 pounds, Messner made her final television appearance on Larry King Live on Thursday saying she had no doubt that she would go to heaven.
Messner gained fame as a televangelist during the late 1970's and 80's, preaching with her then husband, Jim Bakker. She quickly became known for her mounds of make-up and huge hair. Their empire came crashing down after Bakker had an affair with a church secretary and admitted to defrauding thousands of followers.
Messner bounced back from the controversy in the 90's. She co-hosted the short-lived daytime talk show, "Jim J. and Tammy Faye" with actor Jim J. Bullock. In 2004, she was a housemate on VH1's "The Surreal Life."
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Tammy Faye's Fight to Live
Friday, July 20, 2007
Former evangelist Tammy Faye Messner talked about her battle with inoperable cancer on "Larry King Live" tonight. Weighing only 65 pounds, Messner's appearance was beyond shocking. Her voice was very raspy, but despite her grave condition, she still wore heaps of make-up as always. Messner told King she trusts God with her life and has not asked doctors how long she has left.
Messner was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1996 and in 2004, she announced it spread to her lungs. Doctors have since stopped treatment. She's now receiving hospice care and takes morphine to ease the pain of swallowing food.
King said Messner pushed for this interview and he was not trying to exploit her.
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Man Busted For Banging A Sheep!
Wednesday, July 04, 2007
A Sherborn (Massachusetts) teen was charged yesterday with having sex with sheep at a farm near his home, and police reports suggest the encounters may have gone on for nearly a year.
Roger Henderson II, 18, was arraigned yesterday in Natick District Court on charges of bestiality, cruelty to animals and breaking and entering in connection with an incident police say took place at Boggastow Farm on June 27.
Labels: good grief
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Monday, July 02, 2007
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