Friday, November 11, 2011

NEWS ROUNDUP: Mario Batali In Hot Water, George Michael Slams EASTENDERS Gay Storyline, David Gregory, Deidre Hall

Bankers Boycott THE CHEW's Mario Batali After Hitler Comparison (SLIDESHOW)
Celebrity chef Mario Batali compared bankers to some of history's worst dictators Tuesday at a panel discussing who should be 2011 Time's Person Of The Year.

Moorpark College teacher John Loprieno reprises ONE LIFE TO LIVE role, students mostly don't notice
"I don't even think daytime is on their radar. Once in a while, a student will say, 'My mom used to watch you,' " Loprieno said with a laugh.

David Gregory not joining ONE LIFE TO LIVE on TOLN
Gregory, who has played Robert Ford since 2009, announced on Facebook that he won't be joining OLTL when it moves online in 2012. He posted, "Hey Everyone, just note to say that I will not be joining Prospect Park. It was a very hard decision to make. But I am very excited to shoot the final episodes this next week. Thank you all for all your support. It means the world. I'll never forget this experience. All my love to all you wonderful fans."


George Michael: EASTENDERS gay storyline “scaring children”
The musician took to Twitter last night to tell followers the BBC drama was “scaring the shit out of children”.

He said “The relationship between Sayed and Christian is the most insulting piece of bullshit on British television right now."

D.C.-based soap opera brings drama to the web
"Unfortunately, the faces of African Americans are rarely seen on normal soap operas," Anthony Anderson says. "I felt like there needed to be something where our faces were seen."

1 comment:

  1. George Michael is right about "EastEnders". Awful stuff. For me it's official that Bryan Kirkwood has ruined yet another British soap for me after I stopped watching "Hollyoaks" a few years back because of his lazy writing.