Friday, May 18, 2007
TGIF MultiCultClassics Monologue…
• The New York Post reported fired shock jock Don Imus is trying to get back on the air. Imus’ lawyer is seeking to use the threat of a lawsuit to compel CBS to reinstate the radio personality. CBS allegedly won’t budge, and the company is prepared to counter any legal action Imus initiates. Now this is a showdown between pimps and hos.
• Paris Hilton’s jail sentence was cut in half after she was given credit for good behavior. If Don Imus consults with Hilton’s lawyer, he’ll be back on the air tomorrow.
• Applebee’s has cut trans fats out of its menu. “After extensive testing with our guests, we found that our foods cooked in zero trans fat oil still have the great taste out guests have come to expect from Applebee’s,” said the company’s chief executive officer. “In some cases, the oil even enhances the flavor of the menu item.” Now let’s see if the restaurant chain can cut the lame advertising.