Fashion Star Is the Most Vapid Show on Television

Maureen O'Connor · 03/14/12 02:20PM

Last night, atop an impossibly garish neon-lit stage, television and televised commercials reached a horrible event horizon in Fashion Star, America's first primetime network show in which product placement supplants entertainment completely. It was vapid, tacky, and embarrassing.

Lindsay Lohan Snuggles With Her Own Terrible Super-Tan Future

Maureen O'Connor · 04/13/11 11:47AM

Like a vulture circling a mound of rotting flesh, Lindsay Lohan is closing in on the role of Victoria Gotti in an upcoming mafia movie. To seal the deal, Lindsay and Victoria posed for pictures; the result was like one of those fairy tales where a damsel looks in the mirror and freaks out when she sees what she will look like when she is old. Not that Victoria is that old! Just that LiLo has a thing for snuggling up to human embodiments of her super-tan, uber-blonde future.

Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens Break Up on Her Birthday

Maureen O'Connor · 12/14/10 10:58AM

The golden couple of Disney breaks up on Vanessa's 22nd birthday. Katie Couric goes to a Bieber concert. Michael C. Hall divorces. Miley barters for her bong video with Macbooks. Tuesday gossip is always a trade-off.

Miley Cyrus' Lack of Shame Will Save Her

Maureen O'Connor · 12/13/10 10:49AM

Miley Cyrus stays calm in the wake of her bong-ripping scandal. Jennifer Grey has yet to recover from the pain of dancing with Bristol Palin. Kim Kardashian's new lover crosses a threshold: First photo op. Monday gossip soldiers on.

Will Miley Cyrus' Bong Rip Ruin Salvia for the Rest of Us?

Adrian Chen · 12/11/10 11:31AM

Miley Cyrus may get salvia banned. Michael Jackson's autopsy is not something we'd want to see. Michael Lohan gets botox but forgets child payments. Nicole Richie's getting married. Saturday gossip roundup can't move its face.

Christina Aguilera Got Drunk Last Night, and Other Halloween Frights

Maureen O'Connor · 11/01/10 09:34AM

Aguilera was a sexy cop for Halloween. Paris Hilton and Rachel Zoe were sexy Native Americans. Fearing his client's impending death, Charlie Sheen's manager makes a home visit. Portia de Rossi once weighed 82 lbs. Monday's gossip roundup needs candy.

Desperate for a Coke Fix, Lindsay Lohan Runs Away from Rehab

Maureen O'Connor · 10/13/10 09:30AM

The "coke" was coca-cola, the goal was a vending machine, and she failed. Christina Aguilera confirms splitting with her husband. Rachel Zoe is pregnant. Joan Collins ridicules ugly starlets. Wednesday gossip would sell its first child for a soda.

Elin Nordegren Builds a Paparazzi-Proof Fortress of Solitude

Maureen O'Connor · 09/07/10 09:04AM

The world's most famous shrinking violet retreats to a secret lair of luxury. Hulk Hogan is rushed to the hospital. Police admit Paris Hilton was "treated differently" in jail. The stars of Tuesday gossip are not like you and me.