Evening Quickies: Kathie Lee Gifford Accidentally Asks Martin Short About His Dead Wife On-Air

  • Kathie Lee Gifford accidentally asked Martin Short about his wife, who has been dead since 2010, on-air. Awkward!  He didn’t correct her, but sweetly said he’s “madly in love” with his late wife.  After the show, Kathie Lee tweeted an apology to Short and commended him on his “enormous grace and kindness.” I agree — he handled this gaffe with class. [People]
  • Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi is being investigated for prostitution in her native country. Reports claim Ziyi slept with the Chinese Minister of Commerce for $950,000 back in 2007 and that he paid for sex with her 10 more times. A businessman named Xu Ming is allegedly acting as her pimp and introducing her to rich men. A spokesperson for the actress denies everything. [Dlisted]
  • Lovely: a video of a toddler singing an anti-gay song at a church in Indiana is making the rounds on the Internet. [Celebrity Cafe]
  • James Franco penned a Huffington Post blog post about “Girls,” in case you give a shit what he has to say about the show. [Huffington Post
  • An eight-minute blooper reel from “The Muppets”? Yes, please! [Flavorwire]
  • How to fake a bikini body. I’m listening … [Betty Confidential]
  • Kim Kardashian had her luggage stolen and claims she is missing a priceless pair of sunglasses. Priceless sunglasses? Really? Are they made from triceratops horns or what? [TMZ
  • Twilight author Stephenie Meyer does not care much for 50 Shades Of Grey, which I’m sure she knows started out online as BDSM erotica fan-fic about Bella and Edward. [MTV]
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