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September 10, 2012 | BY LYNN ELBER, Associated Press
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 2, 2011 | By Madeleine Marr, McClatchy Newspapers
'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)
ENTERTAINMENT
June 19, 2008 | HOWARD GENSLER Daily News wire services contributed to this report
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.
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May 2, 1994 | by D.G. Fulford, Los Angeles Daily News
Everything I need to know I learned from Ricki Lake. Well, that's a bit of an overstatement. I've learned plenty from Montel, as well. Ricki's audience is younger, though. Their patois is more entertaining. The latest phrase I have learned from watching "The Ricki Lake Show" is that it's possible to be "all that. " (In Philadelphia, you must lose sleep to see Ricki Lake; she's on at 3:30 a.m. on Channel 3. Set your VCRs.) Please note, to be "all that" should not be mistaken for to be "all that you can be. " Oh no, my little lexicologists.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 1, 1994 | By Gail Shister, INQUIRER TELEVISION COLUMNIST
Oh, to be young, gifted and Ricki Lake. "I'm the happiest girl," Lake says, stroking her beloved cockapoo, Dudley. "I have that beautiful man of mine to go home to. My family is healthy. I have a great job that I can bring my dog to. This is a great time in my life. I've had awfully good karma the last few years. " Good karma, iron will and, as her executive producer, Garth Ancier, puts it, "a missing genetic gene of nervousness" on camera. Once the 250-pound, size-24 teenage star of John Waters' campy film classics (Hairspray, Cry Baby)
NEWS
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 6, 2016 | By Molly Eichel, Staff Writer
Is Amber Rose the new Oprah? Of course not. The South Philly-native-turned-professional-model is not the touchy-feely type. Instead, her new VH1 talk show, premiering at 11 p.m. Friday, will focus on sex and relationships, with the characteristically outspoken Rose decrying the practice of "slut-shaming," or insulting women for expressing their sexuality. Rose talked about why she wouldn't do reality, how being a Philly girl affected her show, and why she loves Conan O'Brien.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 19, 1996 | By Desmond Ryan, INQUIRER MOVIE CRITIC
Mrs. Winterbourne is a comedy of mistaken identity that is itself a mistake. What is intended as a starring vehicle for actress and talk-show host Ricki Lake gets into trouble as soon as she boards a train. A catastrophic derailment puts Lake in a hospital, where it soon becomes clear that Mrs. Winterbourne is dead on arrival - a victim of the kind of preposterous contrivance that ought to merit expulsion from the Writers Guild. Lake is homeless and pregnant when she takes the train to Boston at the beginning of this clumsy stab at a modern spin on Cinderella.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 11, 2012 | Tirdad Derakhshani
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.
NEWS
November 7, 1995 | By Donald Kaul
Those Republicans, they'll stop at nothing to corral the votes of the righteous and uplifted. First it was Dan Quayle, attacking that nice Murphy Brown for deciding to be a single mother rather than marry the guy. Then it was Bob Dole, berating Time Warner for its promotion of a particularly vicious strain of gangsta rap. Now it's William Bennett, crusading against daytime "trash talk" shows - Ricki Lake, Jenny Jones and the rest of that...
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July 6, 2016 | By Molly Eichel, Staff Writer
IS AMBER ROSE the new Oprah? Of course not. The South Philly-native-turned-professional model is not the touchy-feely type. Instead, her new VH1 talk show, premiering 11 p.m. Friday, will focus on sex and relationships, with the characteristically outspoken Rose decrying the practice of "slut-shaming," or insulting women for expressing their sexuality. Rose talked about why she won't do reality, how being a Philly girl affected her show and why she loves Conan O'Brien. Why a talk show?
NEWS
September 10, 2012 | BY LYNN ELBER, Associated Press
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 11, 2012 | Howard Gensler
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)
ENTERTAINMENT
April 11, 2012 | Tirdad Derakhshani
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.
NEWS
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 2, 2011 | By Madeleine Marr, McClatchy Newspapers
'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)
NEWS
September 21, 2010 | By Tirdad Derakhshani, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 19, 2008 | HOWARD GENSLER Daily News wire services contributed to this report
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.
NEWS
December 7, 2000 | by Mister Mann Frisby, Daily News Staff Writer
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.
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