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Star Jones stopped by The Wendy Williams Show on Wednesday to discuss the current gossip floating around Hollywood and beyond. Williams quickly asked Jones what she thought about Celebrity Apprentice host and onetime friend Donald Trump's controversial challenge to President Barack Obama. At the 6:16 mark see what Jones had to say about Trump's demands.
Later, Williams asked Jones what she thought about troubled Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan's decision to bail on Jones' ex-boss Barbara Walters' 20/20 interview. Watch Jones' answer at the: 8:36 mark below! READ MORE
Morning Joe regular Willie Geist is excited about joining Today's 8 am EST hour this Nov. 12. Here's what he told Broadcast & Cable:
"I feel the opposite, I feel complete opportunity," he said in a phone interview. "When I go over there, which is a lot, to the Today show, and spend time with the producers and Matt and Savannah and Al and Natalie, there's no head-hanging. No ‘oh no, we lost our lead.' It's let's fight, let's get it back. That's part of what attracted me to it. I think everybody understands this is a moment of opportunity maybe a moment of a little evolution. I don't look at it at all as walking into the number two show, I look at it as walking into the iconic number one show that will again be the number one show." READ MORE
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