Posts tagged "bea arthur"

How Much Would You Pay To See A “Golden Girl” Naked?

Bea Arthur is baring all, on canvas that is. A nude painting of the late and great comedic icon will sell at auction today in New York City. The painting, which Arthur did not pose for and is not from this episode of “Golden Girls,” is expected to go for anywhere between $1.8 and $2.5…

By: Celebuzz / May 15, 2013

Make Bea Arthur Proud! LGBT Teen Center Destroyed By Sandy Needs Your Help

When flawless “Golden Girls” star Bea Arthur passed away, she left a bucket of money to the Ali Forney Center in New York City, a shelter for LGBTQ teenagers. Ali Forney was a drop-in day center for kids who were thrown out of their homes or ran away from home when their families would not…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 5, 2012

Sgt. Bea Arthur, Reporting For Duty!

Before she kept “The Golden Girls” in line, Bea Arthur was fo reals a staff sergeant! Although she vehemently denied ever serving in the military(WTF?!), the truth has come out posthumously. Turns out, during WWII, when the military began to accept female reserves in 1943, Bea was one of the first to enlist. U.S.A! U.S.A.!

By: Simcha / December 13, 2010

Rue McClanahan Has Died

Sit down. I have something to tell you. Rue McClanahan died this morning after a massive stroke. She was 76. As Blanche Devereaux on “The Golden Girls,” Rue cracked us up as the resident man-eater and showed us how sexy shoulder pads and sequins could be. The character wasn’t so far off from her real-life…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 3, 2010

Bea Arthur’s Posthumous PETA Ad

Oh, look, a PETA ad that’s not bats**t insane!

Our “Golden Girls” gal Bea Arthur speaks out from beyond the grave to wag her finger at McDonalds’ for using “factory farms” for their meat products. Thank you for being a friend to chickens, Bea! [Bitch Magazine]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2010

Academy Snubs Farrah Fawcett And Bea Arthur In Memorial Montage

If you made it through the entirety of the Oscars last night, you probably noticed something missing. Well, two things missing. During the annual memorial montage, two bold-faced names who passed away this year were conspicuously absent—Farrah Fawcett and Bea Arthur. Friends and admirers of Fawcett’s have been taking to Twitter to protest the decision.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 8, 2010

Trifecta Of Awesomeness: Bea Arthur Mountains Pizza Blog

Welcome to our new favorite thing: a new Tumblr blog simply titled “Bea Arthur Mountains Pizza.” The name pretty much says it all, but if you need further information, the tagline explains, “This is the definitive collection of pictures featuring bea arthur, mountains and pizza.” The definitive collection? If you say so. In any case,…

By: Leonora Epstein / March 4, 2010

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For May 2nd-3rd 2009

Saturday

“The Virgin Suicides” on Showtime at 9:45 am
“Millionaire Matchmaker” on Bravo starting at 10 am
“Today At the Kentucky Derby” on ESPN starting at 12 pm
“What Not to Wear” on TLC starting at 1 pm…

By: Annika Harris / May 1, 2009

Five Dating Tips From Dorothy Zbornak

I used to dog sit for two of the cutest pups in the whole world.Their owners gave me strict instructions to always leave the TV on, set to Lifetime, whenever I left them alone. Without fail, when I’d come back, I’d find the dogs lying on the rug together, holding paws and watching the “Golde…

By: Simcha / April 27, 2009

Bea Arthur, Television’s Ballsiest Broad

Bea Arthur passed away over the weekend at the age of 86. Sadness. Everything I needed to know about scathing wit I learned from Dorothy Zbornak, who was my constant companion on TV throughout kidhood. “The Golden Girls” were funny and fierce, not letting age get in the way of a good time. The ladie…

By: Deborah Stein / April 27, 2009

Bea Arthur: Thanks For Being A Friend

Bea Arthur, best known for her roles as Dorothy on “The Golden Girls” and Maude on “Maude,” died at the age of 86 on Saturday after battling cancer. Her uniquely hilarious contribution to comedy and her place in women’s entertainment history won’t be forgotten and will live on (in syndication). Give our best to Estelle…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 27, 2009

Quickies!: Janet Jackson’s Secret Daughter

Janet Jackson’s rumored secret daughter with James Debarge might write a tell-all. We may finally know the truth. [Mediatakeout]
Poor Cindy the dog. We’re sure dressing your dog in ridiculous costumes so that it looks like another species is animal cruelty. [Candy Kirby]
Last night, Bea Arthur was inducted into the TV Hall of Fame.

By: Annika Harris / December 12, 2008

Carrie & Co. Still Out Clubbing In Their 70s

We love Bea Arthur, Charlotte Rae, Sally Struthers, and the chick who played Mona on Who’s The Boss?. We love Sex and the City. Combining them all is near perfection. [Good Vibrations Blog]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 10, 2008