When Clueless and Single Ladies alum Stacey Dash tweeted support for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Twitter and the rest of the Internet erupted in bitter debate. Some fans of the star were outraged that a black actress is supporting a Republican, as opposed to President Barack Obama, a Democrat.
Others applauded Dash for her courage in speaking out for what she believes in. Of course the women of The View had to give their five cents on the controversial topic. Check out what they had to say after the jump!
On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe and Melodie Aikels discuss the latest in pop culture, celebrity gossip, TV and movie headlines.
Is the feud between American Idol judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey for real? Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wants to get rid of Sesame Street’s Big Bird. Saturday Night Live lampoons President Barack Obama’s debate performance. Big offers are coming in for the Hulk Hogan sex tape. The Houston family wants to restrict Bobbi Kristina’s access to her inheritance from Whitney Houston.
TLC’s T-Boz is getting a reality show on the TLC channel. 666 Park Avenue premieres to soft ratings. What did the Pop Confidential gang think of Revenge, Once Upon a Time and The Good Wife’s season premieres? Grey’s Anatomy goes back in time. Find out which PC co-host doesn’t care about the Quinn mystery on Scandal. Addison learns Mark Sloan has died on Private Practice.
Taken 2 tops the box office. Adele’s James Bond theme song for the upcoming Skyfall premieres. Jamey is in love with Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”
All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.
Is Kris Jenner trying to be the next Oprah? Deadline is reporting the brains behind the Kardashian-Jenner empire is in discussions with Twentieth Television to get her own daytime talk show. Reportedly a test run for the chatfest is gearing up to take place next summer on Fox-owned TV stations.
When asked about Jenner possibly snagging her own show, a spokesperson for Fox stations stated:
Everyone wants to do a test with the Fox TV stations.
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!