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.
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?
JACK MCCOY FOR PRESIDENT!!!
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.”
Everyone has a fashion line!
Lauren Conrad’s line debuted awhile ago — well, virtually, at least — but now it’s live and in person and ready for your closet.
The latest issue of Life & Style has the low-down on Lauren’s line, and they sent along some choice pics. She named a minidress after Lo! How cute is that?
Apple just dropped the price of the 8GB iPhone by $200. You can get it for $399 now.
That’ll teach you all to be early adopters.
Eve is out on the town and rocking that SCRAM bracelet.
For the second time this week, the rapper showed up at an NYC fashion event looking fantastic and proudly sporting the alcohol-monitoring anklet.
If only Lindsay Lohan cleaned up this well!