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Oil Spill Telethon Raises $1.7M
 Oil Spill Telethon Raises $1.7M 

Oil Spill Telethon Raises $1.7M

The stars come out for the Gulf

(Newser) - Thanks in part to Bieber Fever, last night’s CNN telethon raised at least $1.7 million for Gulf oil spill relief efforts. The Bieb was joined by Cameron Diaz, Kathy Griffin, Nicole Richie, Jenny McCarthy, and a slew of other celebs during the two-hour event hosted by Larry King....

Who Will Replace Larry King?
 Who Will Replace Larry King? 
David Carr

Who Will Replace Larry King?

It's clear the legend can't hack it anymore

(Newser) - If you needed proof that it’s time for Larry King to retire—beyond the plummeting ratings —you got it during his painful interview with Lady Gaga. The interaction was a total dud, despite Gaga’s obvious willingness to have fun. “If he can no longer hit a...

10 Celebs Who Got Naughty at Sporting Events

Yep, that's Marisa Miller getting pantsed

(Newser) - After Lady Gaga’s stripping, middle-finger-flipping spectacle at a recent Mets game, The Frisky decided to take a look at nine other celebrities who have behaved badly at sporting events:
  1. Tom Arnold: pantsed model Marisa Miller at a pre-Super Bowl celebrity tag football game
  2. Larry King: makes the list for

CNN's New Larry King: Piers Morgan

Talent show judge on the verge of $8M deal

(Newser) - The mystery of who will replace Larry King is over—probably: CNN is about to sign Piers Morgan. The former newspaper editor and British talk show host, best known as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent and its American counterpart, is looking to commit to a four-year contract that...

King's Wife Left Suicide Notes Before OD

Shawn Southwick is recovering from attempt

(Newser) - Larry King’s wife left two suicide notes when she overdosed on prescription drugs May 28. Empty bottles for drugs including Ambien and anti-anxiety medications were found in the Kings’ Utah home, along with one note in which Shawn King wrote that she purposely overdosed. In the second note, she...

Larry King Goes Gaga
 Larry King Goes Gaga 

Larry King Goes Gaga

The best moments from his interview with the Lady

(Newser) - As Mediaite notes, you probably heard the most "shocking" revelations from Lady Gaga's Larry King interview long before the interview actually aired last night: She tested "borderline positive" for lupus, she was set to open for Michael Jackson's "This Is It" tour, etc, etc. Watch the full...

Larry King's Days Numbered as Ratings Plunge

Happy 25th Anniversary!

(Newser) - Larry King celebrates the 25th birthday of his CNN show next week, but the 76-year-old may not have many more years with the network. His ratings have plunged to an average 725,000 a night, putting him well behind Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow, as viewers opt for more partisan...

US Journo Ling: Koreans 'Hit Me'
 US Journo Ling: 
 Koreans 'Hit Me' 

US Journo Ling: Koreans 'Hit Me'

And Clinton freed them with pure charm

(Newser) - Laura Ling and Euna Lee didn't go quietly when the North Koreans arrested them. In an interview with Larry King on CNN , Ling reveals that the men who arrested them beat them into submission. Though she admits they had crossed, briefly, into North Korean territory, she says they were actually...

Laura Bush: I'm Pro-Choice, Pro-Gay Marriage

But she never fights with George about either issue

(Newser) - Laura Bush may be married to one George W., but that doesn’t mean she agrees with him on everything—including thorny issues like abortion and gay marriage. “When couples are committed to each other and love each other, they ought to have the same sort of rights that...

Glenn Beck Audience Plunges 30%

Bloom is off the mouth, but Fox still sitting pretty

(Newser) - Glenn Beck's TV audience has plunged nearly 30% since the beginning of the year—but his Fox News home is still sitting comfortably on top of the ratings heap. Beck's continued viewership slippage was revealed in the latest audience figures on cable news operations. Fox News averaged some 1.9...

Larry King, Wife Basically Swingers: Ex

He even talked baby with wife's sister

(Newser) - According to the latest gossip churned out of the rumor mill, Larry King and Shawn Southwick knew about each other’s affairs—and Larry even discussed having a baby with his wife’s sister. A source tells Radar that during their years-long affair, King and Shannon Engemann talked about getting...

'Fembots' Take Over the World
 Take Over 
 the World 

In case you missed it

'Fembots' Take Over the World

All you need to be famous nowadays is plastic surgery

(Newser) - Heidi Montag, Larry King’s soon-to-be-ex-wife, and all of Tiger Woods’ mistresses: They’re “fembots,” and they’re cropping up everywhere you look these days. This “species of walking, talking Barbie dolls appears increasingly likely to take over the world,” writes Rebecca Dana for the Daily...

King's Wife to Lover: Larry Will Die Soon
 King's Wife to Lover: 
 Larry Will Die Soon 
plus: sex in his bed

King's Wife to Lover: Larry Will Die Soon

And more oh-so-romantic stories of the affair

(Newser) - Wait, so Shawn Southwick wasn’t crazy in love with husband Larry King? At least, that’s the shocking impression given by her alleged lover’s interview with Entertainment Tonight : “She'd tell me, 'Hector, don't worry, he's going to die soon, so just stick around,” Hector Penate says....

Silverman, King Agree: Palin Should Do Playboy

Talk show host is quick to agree with saucy comedian

(Newser) - On the slight chance Sarah Palin needs more money, or perhaps just wants to follow in her almost-son-in-law's footsteps, Larry King and Sarah Silverman have an idea for her: Take it off for Playboy. The apparent non sequitur came at the end of King’s interview with Silverman last night,...

Larry King's Wife Cheated With Kids' Coach

Plus: Reconciliation might be about money, surprise surprise

(Newser) - Looks as though Larry King wasn’t the only one sleeping around: The King kids’ twentysomething baseball coach says he was having an affair with King’s wife, Shawn Southwick. The juicy details will be revealed tomorrow on Entertainment Tonight, Perez Hilton reports. So why all this talk of a...

Larry King Has 2nd Thoughts About 8th Divorce

CNN host, maybe-ex Shawn spotted at son's baseball game

(Newser) - Larry King has already filed for divorce , but he's having second thoughts, his lawyer tells People . "There's a 50-50 chance this divorce is not happening," says Dennis Wasser. " It's not clear to me which way he's going to turn on this issue." The CNN host and...

Larry King Vs. the Volcano on SNL

Show opens with sketch about how Iceland ruins everything

(Newser) - For those pondering the tie between the Icelandic volcano and Larry King's eighth divorce, Saturday Night Live served up the answer last night. The show opened with a sketch of the CNN host exploring his newly single status, reports PopEater , before eventually casting his roving eye on Iceland's only known...

Why Larry King Is a Sex Symbol
 Why Larry King Is a Sex Symbol 
'he's a sex machine'

Why Larry King Is a Sex Symbol

Yes, women love the 76-year-old 'grandfather' figure

(Newser) - Larry King keeps reeling in the ladies—his latest soon-to-be-ex-wife is nearly 30 years his junior—but, surprisingly, it’s not just his fame and money that keep them coming back. “Larry is hot!” Joy Behar recently said of the 76-year-old. “He’s a sex machine, OK?”...

Willie Smokes Pot Before Show, Shocks Larry

'You can arrest me,' he offers talk show host

(Newser) - What could be better than two old guys discussing marijuana on national television…especially when said old guys are Larry King and Willie Nelson? Nelson, nearly as famous for his love of pot as he is for his singing, admitted (shocker alert!) he still smokes, but explained he has...

Larry King Files for 8th Divorce

She accuses him of affair with one of her relatives

(Newser) - This is old hat for Larry King: The 76-year-old CNN anchor has filed for divorce, his eighth, from Shawn Southwick, reports TMZ . They reportedly had a "nuclear argument" that ended with cars screeching from their Beverly Hills home. Sources say Southwick, 50, accused King of having an affair with...

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