[The Morton Report] This is a married character actor known around the world. Thanks to some clever and expensive legal manoeuvering, the press cannot mention certain alleged incidents in his very private life. That doesn’t stop some cheeky papers from making subtle hints that get past their lawyers, as [Read more…]
[National Enquirer] This actress-turned-talk-show host has become a nightmare to work with because her new chat fest, which hasn’t even aired yet, is already a complete disaster. She’s yelling and screaming at her writers and producers, she hates the set, and she’s been accusing some of her staff of setting her up for failure. Who is she?
[Village Voice] Which writer told me he was gonna make it big, so he wouldn’t have to be a “hack” like me for the rest of his life, only to get in a brawl at a bar when the doorman had no idea who he is?
[Village Voice] Which ’70s writer and her husband who sat next to me during a recent play had a lively conversation at full volume all throughout the performance? (“Who’s that?” “He looks old!”; “Who blackmailed him?” “The KGB!”; “This scene reminds me of the conversation we had about our vacation.” “Really?”) Why didn’t I shut them up? (Free answer: They were entertaining!)
TheDaily – Which infamous Hollywood philanderer may be getting a taste of his own medicine? A screenwriter has been boasting about hooking up with the legendary bad boy’s new fiancee and telling people the wedding “won’t happen”.
BlindGossip – A showrunner is the person who is ultimately responsible for a television series. It may be the creator of the series, a producer, or the head writer. Emmy-winning comedy writer (and Major League Baseball announcer) Ken Levine shares this story about a showrunner with whom he once worked: [Read more…]
HolyMoly – Guess the comedian-type and socialite-type: “I was at a house party last year and was leaving, so nipped into the room where everyone had dumped their coats. I thought the room was empty, so just steamed in only to see BLANK giving BLANK a good old BJ!” Clues: wet comedian/actor/shagger with ohpleasegoaway scenester/writer/model.
BuzzFoto – We ran into this writer for a very popular network tv drama that has been around for some time. She gave us some gossip on the set of her show, which is kind of interesting. One of the big male stars on the show has slept with [Read more…]
TVGuide.ca – Which former west-coast super-couple isn’t together anymore on-screen because the actress [Read more…]
NewYorkPost – Which elderly print journalist is deep in the closet and trolls Craigslist for younger men? When one asked him what he does for a living, he replied, “Write nonfiction books, news (can’t I be a little discreet?).”
NYPost – Which self-important, philandering writer who was dumped recently by his long-suffering wife is complaining that his jerky behavior is no longer covered on Page Six, moaning, “You start getting used to it. And then you pick up the paper and you’re not there and you think, ‘Well, what am I, chopped liver?’ “