Talk Show

President Obama Calls Ellen's Selfie a "Cheap Stunt"! (VIDEO)


James Franco isn't the only one humorously shading Ellen DeGeneres' record-breaking Oscar night Twitter selfie. President Barack Obama made a guest appearance on Ellen. The two discussed the host's social media feat. DeGeneres apologized for breaking Obama's retweet record. He remarked:

I heard about that. I thought it was a pretty cheap stunt myself, getting all those celebrities in the background and feeding them pizza.

Looks like Ellen just got her first presidential READ!  Watch the exchange below! READ MORE

Whoopi Goldberg to Star in The Christmas Pearl




The View's  Whoopi Goldberg is getting back to her acting roots. Goldberg is slated to star in and executive produce the upcoming holiday drama The Christmas Pearl. READ MORE

Bethenny Frankel Reveals Feeling "Filtered" on Talk Show In Open Letter to Viewers


On the heels of her talk show's cancellation, Bethenny Frankel is speaking out about the program being axed. Frankel penned an open letter on her website, voicing her opinions as to why she felt her self-titled show was doomed. Frankel wrote:
In order to have the freedom to create a talk show, there are required elements that the job entails. This is the part that I didn't enjoy so much and that wasn't authentic to me. In addition, I tend to be quite inappropriate which may not be suitable for daytime television or for the suits that run network television nationwide. READ MORE

Unlike my time on Bravo, I felt a bit diluted, filtered and somewhat constricted. I am a free spirit. My late father (a horse trainer) used to say "She is a mustang. You need to let her run." I am more comfortable in my natural surroundings and in a setting where I'm surrounded by crazy, where anything goes and where I can be authentically me. When interviewed about the show, I always said that it could only work if I was true to myself and only if it was genuinely a good fit and marriage which it turned out not to be.

Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan Surprise Homeland's Mandy Patinkin With Former Flames


Last December, Homeland star Mandy Patinkin appeared on LIVE with Kelly and Michael, where the hosts had a little treat for him. They relayed a woman named Sandy had written them, saying she was Patinkin’s first kiss! 
 
The Broadway vet looked delighted to hear about his childhood sweetheart, and admitted to trying to find her in the past.  After the show, he got her information.  READ MORE

Elaine Stritch Stuns Kathie Lee With The F-Bomb on Today (VIDEO)


Show business legend Elaine Stritch recently stopped by NBC’s The Today Show to promote her new documentary.  However, she drew headlines for a whole other reason when she dropped an “F-bomb” that failed to get bleeped. 
 
The veteran comedienne used the term to answer a question co-host Kathie Lee asked about Stritch being known for her “big mouth.”  Having been aware of said mouth, the flabbergasted host maybe should have rethought her line of questioning!
 
Watch the clip below to see Kathie Lee and Hoda look ridiculously uncomfortable.  READ MORE

'Bethenny' Cancelled

Another talk show bites the dust. Bethenny Frankel’s self-titled talk show is getting the axe. 

Telepictures made the decision to cancel the Bethenny Ever After star’s chatfest before it reached its second season. Frankel said in a released statement,

My entire staff worked so hard and made everyday so much fun. I am thankful for the experience and for all my fans who tuned in every day.” READ MORE