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Anderson Cooper to Fan: B****, What Are You Doing?

iPhone snap prompts some colorful language

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper had some choice words for a fan who tried to snap some iPhone photos of him during a 6am plane flight yesterday. "I grabbed the guy on the shoulder and I said something to the effect of, 'Bitch, what the f*** are you doing?" he told... More »

AMA Fashion: the Good, the Bad, the Wacky

We've got really long trains, super wide shoulder pads, and more

(Newser) - Yeah, yeah, yeah—Justin Bieber took home the top prize last night at the American Music Awards. But more importantly, who looked hottest on the red carpet? Radar offers up a list of the best, worst, and wackiest fashions. Browse through a sampling in the gallery or click here for... More »

Ricky Martin: LGBT Entertainer of the Year

Rachel Maddow, Chely Wright also honored

(Newser) - The Out 100 list is here, celebrating Ricky Martin—who came out in March —as entertainer of the year. More from the list:
  • Johnny Weir: The glamorous Olympic figure skater is named diva of the year.
  • Rachel Maddow: The newsmaker of the year says the tragedy of AIDS in
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Meet the 'Stars' of Skating With the Stars

Get ready to watch Bethenny Frankel and cohorts get very bruised

(Newser) - Considering the wild popularity of Dancing With the Stars , it was inevitable: Skating With the Stars is here … though, in some cases, the word “star” is debatable. The first batch of competitors on the new ABC show includes Blade Runner’s Sean Young, Mötley Crüe’s... More »

Kate Gosselin a 'Diva' on DWTS

Reality star snubs fellow contestants, scared off Johnny Weir

(Newser) - Surprise, surprise: Turns out Kate Gosselin is a “total diva.” Sources tell the New York Post the reality TV mom “has set herself apart” from the other Dancing With the Stars contestants and “wants to be the queen bee.” And her ice-queen-like behavior is supposedly... More »

Stars on Ice: Skater Weir 'Not Family Friendly'

All-star tour doesn't want US Olympian

(Newser) - The outfit that trots out figure-skating notables for its regular Stars on Ice tour has proclaimed notably flamboyant American Olympic Johnny Weir “not family friendly” and refuse to have him along, sources tell a blogger for GLAAD (the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation). Weir hasn’t publicly stated... More »

Wackiest Men's Figure Skating Outfits

Johnny Weir leads the pack

(Newser) - When it comes to men’s figure-skating, it’s a toss-up: What’s more entertaining, the routines or the outfits? Catherine Strawn votes for the outfits, and chooses the 11 craziest of the Olympics so far—including one that also made it onto a list of hipster-inspired outfits —on... More »

Can Evan Lysacek Make Male Figure Skating Cool?

He's the less-flamboyant, highly-technical side of skating's big feud

(Newser) - There’s a battle going on for the future of male figure skating, and the powers-that-be really hope Evan Lysacek wins it. In one corner there’s Johnny Weir, the flamboyant performer who once posed for BlackBook in a sarong and high heels. In the other, there’s Lysacek, a... More »

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