Greg Rikaart, Clementine Ford and Matt Bomer Attend 8th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards (PHOTOS)

The Young and the Restless’ Greg Rikaart and former co-star Clementine Ford were among the celebrities who walked the red carpet at the 8th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards in Beverly Hills on October 5. 

White Collar and former Guiding Light star Matt Bomer and partner Simon Halls were recognized with the 2012 Inspiration Award.  Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg were honored with the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, while Bob and Harvey Weinstein received the 2012 Chairman’s Award.

See more 8th Annual GLSEN Respect Award red carpet photos after the jump!


Rosie O’Donnell Compares Honey Boo Boo to Shirley Temple?!

Rosie O’Donnell has revealed her love for headline-snatching, TLC reality series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo in a hilarious new chat with People. She even went as far as to compare Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson to legendary child star Shirley Temple!

O'Donnell praises the show's 7-year-old star, Alana Thompson, and compares her to the ultimate child star, Shirley Temple. "She has a presence and an intellect that goes way beyond her years," says O'Donnell. READ MORE

Lifetime Set to Become 'Buzzier'

Is Lifetime going edgier? Looks that way. A+E President of Entertainment and Media Nancy Debuc believes the soapy cable channel needs to generate more watercooler buzz, like it has with Liz & Dick, The Client List and Steel Magnolias, reports Deadline. Said Debuc:

“There’s no question, Lifetime must evolve. It’s a work in progress right now." READ MORE

Amber Tamblyn and David Cross Tie The Knot

Former General Hospital and House actress Amber Tamblyn married Arrested Development's David Cross on October 6, according to People.

Tamblyn wasn’t the only celebrity to say “I do” on Saturday. Former Private Practice star Audra McDonald wed Broadway star Will Swenson in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, People reports. Congrats to the happy couples!

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Star Jones Thinks Anderson Cooper is Now Using HER as a Ratings Ploy!

The she said/he said drama between Star Jones and Anderson Cooper just kicked up a notch. On the heels of Cooper's scathing rebuttal of Jones' accusation that he came out of the closet for ratings, the former host of The View spoke out on Twitter:


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Anderson Cooper RIPS Star Jones' Suggestion He Came Out as a "Ratings Ploy"!

Don't look for Anderson Cooper and Star Jones to go on a BFF vacation anytime soon.  The CNN anchor and daytime talk show host is steaming over remarks Jones made about his decison to come out as a gay man. During an appearance on a "Today's Professionals" segment Jones wondered if Cooper came out to boost ratings for Anderson. Jones remarked at the time:

I've been in daytime television for a long time. He's a daytime talk show host and when the ratings slip in daytime, the hosts tend to tell you lots of things about them. I remember Oprah said she smoked crack. Oprah said she was pregnant at 14 and considered suicide. There were times that you generate information for ratings. READ MORE