Michelle Obama: I binge-watched ‘Scandal’

01.31.14 4 years ago

Michelle Obama: I binge-watched “Scandal”

The First Lady tells Ryan Seacrest: “I watched all the seasons, I caught up on ‘Scandal,’ I had never watched it,” the first lady said. “I love Kerry Washington, she is amazing, so it makes the show fun.”

Could Simon Cowell exit “The X Factor”?
The NY Daily News reports that Cowell’s commitment to the UK “X Factor” plus his new child being in NYC may result in Cowell leaving his judging job on the L.A.-based “X Factor” — if it’s brought back.

“Cooter” from “Dukes of Hazzard” slams CMT’s “Party Down South”
Former U.S. Rep. Ben Jones sent an open letter to CMT calling the Southern “Jersey Shore” “cultural pornography,” adding: “You are insulting the South without a clue of the richness and diversity of our many Southern cultures.”

Lawsuit accuses “Dr. Phil” of sending a girl to a “private prison”

A federal lawsuit accuses the talk show of traumatizing their teenage daughter when she sought the TV doctor’s help.

Starz’s “Black Sails” and Captain Morgan are pointing cannons at each other, via billboards
Check out their dueling billboards on Sunset Boulevard.

“American Horror Story: Coven” was problematic from the start

The “Coven” season had a slew of problems — from its treatment of women, to race. PLUS: Was voodoo queen Marie Laveau racist?

Watch “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening in a 1969 home movie shot by his dad, Homer
The six-minute film also features Groening’s sisters Maggie and Lisa.

Dianne Weist to visit “The Blacklist”
She’ll appear in the 15th episode as an anti-death penalty advocate.

New Yorkers mock Fox Sports’ Joe Buck
Watch the Super Bowl announcer’s Funny or Die video.

Check out the “Entourage” movie table read

Adrian Grenier tweeted an image from Thursday.

Bill Maher plans to use “Real Time” to unseat a member of Congress
“This year, we are going to be entering into the exciting world of outright meddling with the political process,” Maher tells the NY Times.

“Reign” star tells fans: Stop boycotting our show!
Adelaide Kane had heard that some fans were boycotting the CW series over a change in story direction.

“E! News” accused of stealing a bit from MTV’s “Nikki & Sara Live”
Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer allege that Giuliana Rancic copied their red carpet camera bit of touching celebrities as a game.

Guy Fieri launches his own coffee line
Guy Fieri”s Flavortown Roasts is being described as “Girl Scout cookies turned into testosterone-fueled beverages.”

“Franklin & Bash” hires a new, attractive attorney

Actress Toni Trucks is joining the cast for Season 4.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are starring in a USA PSA
Watch their “I Won’t Stand For…” public service announcement.

“Psych’s” Timothy Omundson will play a King on an ABC comedy pilot
He’s joining the cast of “Galavant.”

Dax Shepard writes an anti-paparazzi essay

The “Parenthood” star is calling on celebrity publications to stop publishing pics of celeb kids.

“SNL’s” Bobby Moynihan will play a stripper cop on USA
He’s guests starring on “Playing House.”

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