Louis C.K. Asks TMZ to Take Down Tracy Morgan Crash Footage, and Asks the Rest of Us Not to Watch It

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Comedian Louis C.K. is asking gossip purveyors TMZ to take down the footage of the aftermath of a fatal collision that killed comedian James McNair and critically injured several other people, including actor and comedian Tracy Morgan. And since it's unlikely that the site will actually pull the video, he's also asking the rest of us not to watch it.

It's been nearly a week since the fatal collision on the New Jersey turnpike; a Wal-Mart tractor trailer driven by Kevin Roper, a driver who reportedly hadn't slept for more than 24 hours, hit a limousine carrying a group of comedians, including Tracy Morgan, James "Uncle Jimmy Mack" McNair, Ardie Fuqua and Harris Stanton, plus Morgan's manager Jeffrey Millea. Roper pleaded not guilty on June 11 to charges of vehicular homicide and assault by auto. Morgan sustained a broken leg, femur, nose and several ribs, according to his PR representative, and underwent surgery Wednesday.

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Exclusive: After Topless Uproar, Scout Willis Says, "This Is So Much Bigger Than Instagram"

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Sometime in the past two days, you've probably seen Scout Willis's breasts. The 22-year-old is best known for being Demi Moore and Bruce Willis's child, but in the past 48 hours, every media outlet on the planet has covered her topless walk down a Lower East Side street, which she did to protest Instagram's draconian rules against the female nipple.

To refresh, on Tuesday, she tweeted the photo above, captioned "What Instagram won't let you see," along with this:

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Please Don't Leave Us, Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen

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Oh no. Nononono. Say it isn't so. Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen have finished their double dose of Broadway, starring in back-to-back productions of No Man's Land and Waiting for Godot. And that means they're leaving us. Leaving us. Why would they do such a thing? And what can we do to stop it? Fair warning: we will consider kidnapping.

The Stewart/McKellen dream team closed their last Godot/No Man's Land performance on March 30. (Our critic was only sorta impressed with the show, noting "neither piece offers a particularly incisive interpretation of the script." However, she added, Stewart and McKellan's joy in performing "infects the audience like a virus of sheer jubilation.")

But the fun isn't quite over: to celebrate their time on Broadway together, the two men released a series of insanely wonderful photos on Twitter of themselves doing touristy things: a stroll down Coney Island's boardwalk, posing next to the Wall Street bull's, er, hindquarters, standing hand-in-hand in front of the Stonewall Inn, and, as you can see above, bro-ing out with their arms around each other in front of our old building on Cooper Square.

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In Defense of LiLo: Are You Buyin' Hit-And-Run "Victim's" Story?

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Lindsay Lohan is a thief, a liar, and an overall horrible human being. Fact. But with her notoriety as a world-renowned dirtbag comes the reality that she's a prime target for extortionists who will exploit her troubled past for personal gain.

Enter 34-year-old Jose Rodriguez, who claims LiLo smacked him in the knee with her Porsche Cayenne SUV early Wednesday morning as she slowly drove into a parking garage near a downtown hotel.

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Here's the Video of Lindsay Lohan Not Hitting Anyone With Her Car

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The NYPD has released video of troubled starlet Lindsay Lohan driving into a parking garage -- and that's all it seems to show.

Lohan was ticketed early yesterday morning for allegedly hitting 34-year-old Jose Rodriguez with her Porsche Cayenne -- and then just driving off -- as she drove into a parking garage at a downtown hotel.

Rodriguez claims Lohan hit his knee, which resulted in "knee pain" but no real injuries.

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Lindsay Lohan's One-Woman Crime Spree Hits Manhattan; Starlet Eyed in Downtown Hit-and-Run

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The proverbial train wreck that is Lindsay Lohan is in trouble again, this time for an alleged hit-and-run that happened early this morning near a downtown hotel.

At about 12:30 a.m. today, Lohan, who is on probation for stealing jewelry, was parking her Porsche Cayenne near an alley by the Maritime and Dream hotels in Lower Manhattan when she allegedly hit the knee of a 30-year-old man.

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Drake Faces #YOLO Charges for SoHo Brawl with Chris Brown

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When you send a note to someone that reads, "I'm fucking the love of your life, deal with it" it's most likely not going to end well. Especially if they had just bought you a bottle of champagne.

Late Thursday night, at the swanky SoHo spot W.i.P., the entourages of R&B singer Chris Brown and rapper Drake shared a private room that included, presumably, bottle service to the nine. The story goes that the situation above happened and, after receiving the aggressive note, the two argued over its subject, Rihanna. Soon after, someone from Drake's party (maybe even Drake himself) threw a glass bottle and nailed Brown in the face, leading to a chin injury and ensuing violence. 

Although the details are still unclear for the most part, Drake is now being charged with reckless endangerment. And it's being taken very seriously by the authorities: if he doesn't agree to surrender by next week, the cops might show up to his Jones Beach show tonight and cuff him.

That's not the best scenario for someone's career. But, for a lack of a better phrase, YOLO

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Mike Bloomberg Would Probably Like to Host SNL; Seth Meyers Makes No Serious Promises

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SNL writer and actor Seth Meyers watches Mayor Mike Bloomberg speak Spanish at a press conference at 30 Rockefeller.
Forget the cast of Gossip Girl, Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog, and Lady Gaga.

Mayor Mike Bloomberg brought in some serious entertainment power to really spice up his press conference this afternoon: Saturday Night Live.

Well actually, it was just Seth Meyers. But he got to use the whole stage of SNL at 30 Rockefeller Plaza! We were hoping for some Kristen Wiig or maybe even a Bloomberg-impersonating Fred Armisen, but oh well, you can't have it all, right? And Meyers certainly managed to make it more colorful and comedic than, well, the average mayoral announcement.

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Oscars 2012: Best Dresses With the Meh Factor

Dear Ladies of the Red Carpet:

Where's the shock of the swan dress or the pizzazz of the goth showgirl of yesteryear? Come on, ladies, this is the Oscars, and it's 2012! Why are so many of you million dollar actresses playing the Grace Kelly card? We are fully aware that all of you can't pull off a nip slip like Jennifer Lopez, or a bare-leg pose like Angelina Jolie. But you can still be poised and scandalous at the same time.

Please, don't get us wrong, we're not asking for sex-on-a-stick -- we're just looking for some real Hollywood bravado. We would be perfectly content if you had wowed or offended us, but we just hate being on the verge of a yawn. Thankfully, there was a nun on the red-carpet, and Sacha Baron Cohen in his dictator garb. Even veteran actresses like Meryl Streep in a shiny gold long-sleeve Lanvin and Glenn Close in a strapless/blazer Zac Posen put their younger counterparts to shame.

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Donald Trump Takes Credit for Mitt Romney's Nevada Win

By now it's quite obvious to anyone paying attention that Donald Trump will do anything to stay in the spotlight during this election season, despite already calling it quits on his own candidacy. So after very publicly declaring his support for Mitt Romney, a move that caused many Americans to engage in collective eye-rolling, Trump would now like you to know how proud he is that Mitt made it to victory in Nevada. Because where would poor old Mitt be without The Donald?

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