Oscars producer resigns after ‘gay slur’

Director Brett Ratner has resigned as a producer of the 2012 Oscars after using a derogatory term in public. “As painful as this may be for me, it would be worse if my association with the show were to be a distraction from the Academy and the high ideals it represents,” he said in an … [Read the full story]

Madonna is an awful woman with a tacky dress

STORIES THAT REALLY DID HAPPEN, RE-CALLED BY HARRY HARPER The Ivy restaurant, Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, March 15, 1991 Wondering who might be sufficiently glamorous to accompany her to the Academy Awards, Madonna has a brainwave. ‘How about Michael Jackson? Oh my God, what a great idea!’ she exclaims to her manager, who immediately arranges … [Read the full story]