Sunday, June 18, 2006
Late-breaking entertainment news in a MultiCultClassics Monologue…
• Beyoncé was tricked into a face-off with PETA representatives who questioned the superstar’s penchant for fur. An eBay auction for a dinner date with Beyoncé was secretly won by PETA, who used the opportunity to confront the singer and videotape the encounter. Beyoncé should have stood her ground and ordered steak and lobsters for everyone.
• American Idol champion Ruben Studdard won $2 million in a lawsuit against his former manager, who mismanaged the crooner’s loot and credit cards. Studdard probably should have also sued the dude for mismanaging his career.
• AOL displayed some tacky insensitivity by showing the picture below of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston with the headline: “We Admit It, We’re Addicts. Even Terrible Reality TV Like ‘Bobby’ Hooked Us…”