Looks like Taylor Momsen‘s finally getting what’s been coming to her with that foul attitude. She’s been expelled from Constance for volatile behavior. “Gossip Girl” announced that Momsen’s character, Jenny Humphrey, will be sent on an indefinite hiatus from the show. While she’s only been on a few episodes this season, it looks like her scheming at the Saints and Sinners masquerade is the last we’ll see of her this season. I think that means she’s fired. R.I.P., Little J. Keep reading »
Last night on “Dancing with the Stars,” the mirror ball hopefuls got one last chance to impress America with a redemption dance, to make up for their biggest travesty of the season, and a freestyle dance of their choice. The highlight of the night was Jennifer Grey‘s freestyle, during which she carried a watermelon—an ode to the famous “Dirty Dancing” line, “I carried a watermelon?”—and shimmied to “Do You Love Me?,” another nod to her iconic movie.
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“The scrutiny. And the microscope. Obviously it’s a blessing — the women and the money and the fame, but at the same time it’s — it’s actually very lonely. Very lonely. When you’re doing so well, when you have the year that I had, it’s hard to talk to people about it, because they think you’re being cocky. Plus, when it comes to women, you know, obviously, they’re throwing themselves at you — but for what reasons, you know what I mean?”
—Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino reflects on the downsides of fame to GQ. Someone give the man a hug. Though he’d probably prefer a smush. [PopEater] Keep reading »
It’s a time-honored Thanksgiving tradition, on par with stuffing a turkey and baking pumpkin pie: Thanksgiving day television marathons. This Thursday, you can watch 15 hours of “Burn Notice” on USA, an entire day of “I Dream of Jeannie” and “Bewitched” on TV Land, 12 James Bond movies on Syfy, or six “Beverly Hills, 90210” holiday episodes on SoapNet. What else will you want to watch this week? Previews and details after the jump.
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Recently, The Daily Beast has kept a careful eye on the small screen, tallying the number of drinks imbibed during primetime television shows. No, they’re not conducting some parent watchdog study—they’re just trying to determine who’s the biggest drunk on TV. Kara Cutruzzula rewatched the entirety of season four of “Mad Men” to determine just how many drinks the folks at Sterling Cooper Draper Price consumed. Not surprisingly, Don Draper came out in the lead with 78 and a half drinks downed during the season. Of course, he does get the most screen time.
Now every week, Kara charts the bevs consumed on other TV shows—from “Gossip Girl” to “The Real Housewives of Atlanta“—to see if anyone can drink Don under the table. Keep reading »
Celebrities have been doing Christmas specials for eons—from Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and Donnie and Marie, to Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey and Mariah Carey. But this year, stars are clamoring to do Thanksgiving specials. First, Paul McCartney got one. Then Beyoncé announced one—it’s a 90-minute program full of footage from her latest tour, complete with appearances by Kanye West and Jay-Z. And now Taylor Swift has signed on for one, called “Speak Now,” which will feature her performing songs in her tour bus, Central Park, and many other locations. So which of these Thanksgiving specials will you be watching? [USA Today, NYMag.com]
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