Today's Evil Beet Gossip

I Just Love Cory Kennedy

Cory Kennedy, Heroin Addict, Backstage at Grey Ant Fashion Show in NYC

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There’s just something about a teenage heroin addict who’s famous essentially for being a teenage heroin addict that commands attention. Isn’t she just fun to look at?

Here she is backstage at the Grey Ant fashion show.

Also, I just checked her Wikipedia page to figure out exactly how old she is (she’s 17), and it begins with this line:

“Cory Kennedy seriously she’s like BLEUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUURGH!!!!”

I took a screen shot for when it gets changed.

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Even Black People Can’t Use the N Word

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Reclamation what?

Comedian Eddie Griffin got booted from the stage at a Miami show last week after repeatedly using the N word. He was performing at a show for Black Enterprise magazine, a business magazine geared toward the black community.

“We believe that ending the performance was the appropriate action,” said a spokesman for the magazine.

I feel like there has to be more to this story. I mean, did they hire him without ever having heard his act? My guess is that they emphasized to him beforehand that he was not to use that word, and he either agreed and then used it anyway, or told them to fuck off.

The crowd apparently gave a standing ovation to the magazine’s publisher when he appeared on stage after Eddie got pulled.

D.A. Arthur Branch is Running for President

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To the surprise of absolutely no one, Law & Order alum Fred Thompson formally announced his candidacy for President on the Jay Leno show Wednesday night.

Thompson will go up against Rudy Giuliani, John McCain, Mitt Romney and a host of others in the Republican primary.

You know what I say?

Fuck that.

JACK MCCOY FOR PRESIDENT!!!

RIP, Luciano Pavarotti

Tenor Luciano Pavarotti Dies of Pancreatic Cancer

The famed tenor finally succumbed to the pancreatic cancer he’d been fighting since last year, and passed away early Thursday morning. His manager released this statement:

“The Maestro fought a long, tough battle against the pancreatic cancer which eventually took his life. In fitting with the approach that characterised his life and work, he remained positive until finally succumbing to the last stages of his illness.”

L.A.M.B. 2008

Gwen Stefani and Son Kingston at LAMB 2008 Fashion Show in Bryant Park

You gotta give Gwen Stefani credit. For a singer-turned-fashion-designer, she’s really taking the fashion part seriously. Her 2008 line debuted at NY fashion week on Wednesday. This is just a sample of the stuff that went down the runway. What’s the verdict?

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