There are few things more American than the enduring tradition of daytime talk show Halloween hi-jinks. You take a bunch of middle-aged talking heads, a squad of professional makeup artists and costume designers, and a squealing studio audience; put ‘em in a pop culture blender on puree and voila! Whoopi Goldberg dressed as a purple baby vampire. And there’s no getting out of it at this point. It’s a whole thing now, everybody must participate. Do you think Ryan Seacrest enjoys sitting in a makeup chair for three hours and getting cinched up in a corset? I don’t know his life! But he does it whether he likes it or not.
The source of many a nervous twitch in the Trump White House, Kathy Griffin, is – much to the chagrin of the red states – back in the U.S. with a new comedy tour even after she shocked everyone by holding up a decapitated fake Trump head. While she already spooked what members of the Trump administration bothered to show up to this weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, she managed to pop by daytime TV and tell Wendy Williams that she doesn’t think she’ll ever make amends with former BFF Anderson Cooper. Continue reading
Cynthia Nixon’s first television interview since announcing her run for governor of New York aired this morning on The Wendy Williams Show. Those who still aren’t sure if Cynthia has the experience to run for governor should probably watch this interview as soon as possible. She’s seriously on top of things. Before Wendy could get out her signature, “How you doin’?” Cynthia asked, “How are you?” in a way that said, “No really Wendy, what can I, Cynthia Nixon, do for you.”
OK, so I’m honestly a little surprised Matthew Knowles hasn’t said anything about Solange whooping Jay-Z’s ass in an elevator for treating Beyoncé in a manner that we all later saw explained in Lemonade. Matthew showed up on The Wendy Williams Show earlier this week to give his thoughts on the 2014 elevator whooping. Continue reading
A little less than four months ago, a meme for the ages was born when Wendy Williams fainted in glamorous Lady Liberty drag during the Halloween episode of The Wendy Williams Show. Wendy blamed it on the tricky combination of a hot costume and menopause. When Wendy went down, there was a lot of talk about how her eyes were bulging out. There were some internet theories about what was going on, like that maybe Wendy was back on drugs. As it turns out, Wendy’s eyes were the biggest clue.
At least temporarily while she’s in the United States talking to other Americans.
I’m sure the busted Euro-purr Lindsay Lohan puts on when she’s out of the country will return the second her plane crosses the 30th meridian west. “Hello, flight attendant? May I bother you for some (crosses line) of zee…how you say, wah-toor? Wahtoor wiss…uh…how you say, slice of ze lemon?”