September 10, 2012 |
LOS ANGELES - Ricki Lake was a babe in the talk-show woods when her syndicated program launched nearly two decades ago. Looking back at the 24-year-old actress she was then, Lake pronounces the 1993 career move "a little bit presumptuous," although "Ricki Lake" quickly won over a young-adult audience that wanted a peppy take on life and love from someone like them. "I didn't know what I was signing up for. I didn't know how to host a show. I didn't know who I was or have a point of view.
April 11, 2012 |
WHAT IS IT about Alec Baldwin that attracts so much drama? There was the voicemail incident with his daughter, the runway incident with "Words with Friends" and now he has a stalker. And she's not crazy Hazel from "30 Rock. " Genevieve Sabourin, a Canadian actress, sent the recently engaged Alec a string of emails begging him to marry her, according to a police complaint. She was arraigned on aggravated harassment and stalking charges Monday, a day after her NYC arrest. Alec and Genevieve met a decade ago on a movie set (apparently "The Adventures of Pluto Nash, in which Alec had an uncredited role and Genevieve was the unit publicist)
April 11, 2012 |
Rush Limbaugh's show will no longer be running on "The Big Talker," WPHT-AM (1210). CBS announced that Premiere Media, which syndicates Rush's show, is taking it off WPHT's schedule, where he's been since 1999 (before that, he was on WWDB). Replacing him in the 1-3 p.m. slot will be longtime Philly broadcaster Michael Smerconish, whose national talk show has been running taped during afternoon drive time; it'll now run live. "I am thrilled that CBS decided to make this change," Smerconish told us at "SideShow," "and I am anxious to once again welcome live callers from my hometown for the duration of my program.
November 11, 2011
Late Show With David Letterman (11:35 p.m., CBS3) - Actor Steve Martin; actress Felicity Jones. The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (11:35 p.m., NBC10) - Eric Stonestreet; Ricki Lake; Nicole Sherzinger. Jimmy Kimmel Live (12:05 a.m., 6ABC) - Taylor Lautner; Herman Cain; Junip performs. The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson (12:37 a.m., CBS3) Drew Carey; Linda Cunningham; Louie Anderson.
November 2, 2011 |
'It's like giving birth," says Ricki Lake about her six weeks on Dancing With the Stars . She should know - the mother of two also just finished her celeb-birth-stories documentary More Business of Being Born , out on DVD next Tuesday. Back to her other baby: The actress/TV personality, 43, may just win the mirror ball, now that major competitors Chynna Phillips, Kristin Cavallari, and fan favorite Chaz Bono are off the floor. We spoke to Lake about her chances on the ABC series, the process of getting there, and what else she has going on (a lot)
September 21, 2010 |
This'll sweeten your morning coffee: girlie-girl celebs running afoul of the law. First up, Paris Hilton , 29, avoided jail in her cocaine- possession case Monday by pleading guilty to a lesser charge in Las Vegas Justice Court. Paris admitted she lied when she told cops the purse that contained the drug wasn't hers. Paris was gifted with a $2,000 fine, a year's probation, and 200 hours of community service, and she was ordered into substance-abuse counseling. Her lawyer, David Chesnoff , said, "I know Ms. Hilton is contrite and accepts the responsibility for her actions.
June 19, 2008 |
RICKI LAKE is ticked off at doctors and she's firing back. Lake, whose film "The Business of Being Born" is a documentary about maternity care, and who's shown in the film giving birth in her apartment, is mad that physicians groups have singled her out for bringing attention to at-home childbirth. The former talk-show host was named in a recent statement by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, saying that the home is not the safest setting for having a baby.
December 7, 2000 |
QUOTE "Sometimes it's Britney Spears and sometimes it's Carrie Fisher. I can't tell if I've got a Lolita complex or an Oedipus complex. " - Ben Affleck commenting to Rosie O'Donnell about all of his alleged flings. Dudley Moore has spoken. The actor was highly irritated at media reports that he was on his deathbed as a result of his rare brain disorder similar to Parkinson's disease. "I suppose my imminent death will sell papers, while my positive and life-affirming work is of no interest to anyone," Moore said in an e-mail titled "Open Letter to the International Press," relayed by his publicist, Michelle Bega.
January 17, 2000 |
"It's great when you discover that you love other women. I'm the person most likely to sleep with my female fans. I genuinely love other women. And I think they know that. " - Angelina Jolie to Jane magazine. If laughter is indeed the best medicine, David Letterman is on his way to a swift recovery. It was all jokes for the talk-show host following his emergency quintuple-bypass surgery on Friday. "I feel fantastic. In addition to re-routing the arteries, they also installed an E-Z pass," he joked from his hospital room over the weekend.
November 27, 1996 |
"I still love her. One of my dreams is to one day perhaps build again a family with Stephanie and my kids. " - Daniel Ducruet, Princess Stephanie's philandering ex, pining away OK, let's take it on faith that, as Michael Jackson insists, he and new bride Debbie Rowe made their expected baby the old-fashioned way. But tradition went out the window when the pair began their honeymoon, according to reports drifting in this week from Australia....