Happy Fourth of July, Pumpkins! Hope you’re having a great holiday. Posting will be a little sporadic this weekend, but in the event anyone gets married, gets arrested, or drops dead, we’ll keep you posted. Let’s see what we’ve missed so far. A former accountant for the Rachael Ray Show has filed a $1 million lawsuit against the Emmy-winning daytime program, claiming he was forced out of his job because he has an eating disorder. Read the rest of this entry »
A Dunkin’ Donuts ad featuring company spokesmodel Rachael Ray wearing a scarf that looks like a black and white keffiyeh, a traditional headdress worn by Arab men, has been removed from circulation. It was conservative Fox News commentator Michelle Malkin who fueled the controversy, writing “The keffiyeh has come to symbolize murderous Palestinian jihad” in a blog posting over the weekend.
Rosie O’Donnell returned to daytime television on Friday morning. The former co-host of The View joined celebrity chief Rachael Ray for an hour to promote her new book, Crafty U: 100 Easy Projects the Whole Family Can Enjoy All Year Long. Check out a clip from the show after the jump. Read the rest of this entry »
Ellen DeGeneres is reportedly learning to tap into her inner diva as she slowly emerges as the new Queen of Daytime Talk. Ellen and her Telepictures producers refuse to be outdone by a pint-sized chick with a fierce pot collection. Reps for The Ellen DeGeneres Show called heads at The Rachael Ray Show on Thursday demanding that the celebrity chief cancel her tribute to Rosie O’Donnell, airing on Friday May 2nd. Who said good-natured lesbians can’t be bitchy?
“It’s unbelievable,” says an MSNBC source. “They didn’t just want to pull b-roll, they wanted the whole show off the air.” Read the rest of this entry »