David Letterman Gets Death Threat; 'The Situation' and Pauly D Fire Back at Fitch; Bravo Debates How to Handle Husband's Suicide
08.18.11 by REELZ
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As Bravo execs huddled at Adrienne Maloof's mansion to discuss what to do about the new season of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in the wake of Russell Armstrong's suicide, wife Taylor Armstrong has asked the network to carefully edit the show's video footage, which includes multiple marriage counseling sessions with a psychiatrist.
A jihadist has made a death threat against David Letterman, urging followers to "cut the tongue of the lowly Jew and shut it forever." The Late Show host — who's a Christian — had apparently mocked the death of accused terrorist leader Ilyas Kashmiri, who was killed by a U.S. airstrike in Pakistan in June.
Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Pauly D have shot back at Abercrombie and Fitch after the retailer offered to to pay Sitch not to wear their clothes. Sorrentino mocked the company's 10% stock price drop on Twitter after a bad earnings report, and Pauly D noted the company's raging hypocrisy in a tweet that included a picture of a Fitch t-shirt with the cast's catchphrase "G.T.L." (Gym, Tan, Laundry).
47-year-old David Cross, perhaps best known for playing Dr. Tobias Fünke on Arrested Development, is engaged to 28-year-old Amber Tamblyn, star of the two Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants movies. The couple have been dating since 2009.
Designer Michael Kors married longtime lover Lance LePere on Tuesday in Southhampton, NY. Kors announced plans to marry LePere days after same-sex marriage became legal in New York in July.
44-year-old Salma Hayek is on the cover of the September Allure and comes out against plastic surgery, saying "it's not wrinkled-looking, but it's not beautiful." When asked what part of her body looked better 10 years ago, Hayek responded: "My boobs. They're not bad, by the way. I'm not complaining about them." A slideshow of the photo shoot argues that there's been very little slippage the past decade.