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Another Meltdown for Michael Richards?

Lawsuit alleges brutal attack on photographer

(Newser) - Michael Richards, infamous for his N-word-laden 2006 rant (which he later parodied ), may have had another meltdown. The Seinfeld star is being sued by a photographer for allegedly beating him up in Los Angeles on Aug. 25, TMZ reports. According to the suit, Richards approached the snapper in a... More »

9 Best Celebrity Mea Culpas

Tiger Woods joins David Letterman, Mel Gibson, more

(Newser) - Tiger Woods’ public apology today joins the ranks of other famous—and extremely public—celebrity mea culpas. E! rounds up the top nine:
  • Mel Gibson: After his DUI arrest, he tried to explain his sexist and anti-Semitic tirade to Diane Sawyer.
  • Michael Richards: Used the N-word during a standup bit,
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'Kramer' Parodies Racist Rant

Curb episode jokes about comedian's tirade

(Newser) - Michael Richards makes fun of the racist fit that derailed his standup career on the latest episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm. The show has a black character deceive Richards—playing himself—as part of a ruse by Larry David. Richards corners the character and begins to scream: "If only... More »

'Pathetic' Seinfeld Reunion Invades Curb

HBO show resuscitates Larry David's other brainchild 10 years later

(Newser) - Tonight's episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm will go farther than usual to satisfy your Seinfeld craving, but it's hardly the real thing—nor is it meant to be. The eagerly awaited reunion arc kicks off with Jerry Seinfeld himself deeming the very idea "desperate" and "pathetic,"... More »

No Post-Curb Reunions, Seinfeld Insists

(Newser) - Jerry Seinfeld wasn’t worried that reuniting with George, Elaine, and Kramer might be considered double-dipping, Entertainment Weekly reports. “There was a little part of me that said, ‘Do we really want to tamper?’” he says, emphasizing that the Seinfeld cast's upcoming appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm... More »

David: Seinfeld Reunion Will Be Big Part of Curb

(Newser) - So what are Kramer, George, Jerry, and Elaine up to 11 years after Seinfeld went off the air? Larry David says fans can get an idea of how the characters turned out on the seventh season of his Curb Your Enthusiasm on HBO, reports the Star-Ledger. He shed more details... More »

Seinfeld Curse? Don't Be Absurd: Larry David

Whatever Works star gets prickly

(Newser) - If you ever run into Larry David, don't bring up the Seinfeld curse. Scott Raab, who interviewed David for Esquire, learned the hard way. "It was the most absurd, silliest, stupidest thing to say that there was a curse," said the star of Curb Your Enthusiasm and Woody... More »

'Gotcha' Site TMZ Goes to TV

Zero to 60 gossip site ups ante

(Newser) - TMZ, the celebrity gossip site that specializes in the self-destructive antics of starlets and B-list celebs, is taking its exuberantly trashy act to TV. No surprise: its 9 million unique visitors in June make it the No. 1 entertainment news site. The surprise, Radar says, is that a major media... More »

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