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This Week's Biggest Losers 11/25/06

11/25/2006 2:05 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

For most of us, part of Thanksgiving fun is beating other dinner guests to the stuffing. For this hapless holiday group, it was more about getting the stuffing beaten out of them.

michael richardsMichael Richards: He looks a little bit like Lenny Bruce, and not at all like Richard Pryor. KKKramer should never have attempted to walk in the nimble N-word footsteps of a pair of stand-up comedy legends. On Monday's "Late Show with David Letterman," Jerry Seinfeld was there to hawk the Season 7 DVD just in time for post-Thanksgiving shoppers. Instead, he and Richards were thrust via satellite into an episode no one wanted to see. In moving from puffy shirt to puffy eyes, the 57-year-old Richards managed to instantly limit his near-term career options to a David Duke TV movie.



kelly ripaKelly Ripa: With her clay-footed handling of an American Idol's playful banter, Ripa inadvertently plunged into the treacherously shrill waters of "What's up with that?" Compounding matters, beyond Rosie's dark "View" of the matter, is the utterly unbelievable nature of Ripa's apology. She was worried about catching cold and flu season germs? To paraphrase a lyric from "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word," -- track five of Aiken's latest album -- "It's a sad, sad situation, and it's getting more and more absurd." Memo to Gelman: Wash, rinse, repeat.

kristin davis Kristin Davis: If your 2006 acting resume consisted of "The Shaggy Dog" and this weekend's Thanksgiving turkey "Deck the Halls," you'd be praying for a "Sex and the City" reunion movie too. Since wrapping the smash HBO series, Davis has been relegated to the wife/mom ghetto, a trend first solidified with "The Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl," and the ABC-TV movie, "Soccer Moms." Since the man who plays her hubby "Christmas with the Kranks" is none other than Matthew Broderick, let's hope Davis had the good sense to wrap her latest sexless film gig with a personal message for Matt's significantly better-employed other: "Hey, girl, can you throw me a bone?"

mariah carey Mariah Carey: While the Black Eyed Peas went 3-for-3 at this year's American Music Awards, the Turnpike Tunester and all-time AMA nominations leader got an 0-for-3 black eye, coming on the six-inch stiletto heels of pissing off fellow absentee winner Slim Shady, with her denials of a 2001 relationship, and wrangling in court with a producer over a cancelled Hong Kong tour date. True, Carey did collect the Make-A-Wish Foundation "Icon Award" last Friday at the Beverly Hills Hotel, but that was, in part, because of her willingness to allow children to take her place at music awards shows. Hmmm ... forgive us for being cynical, but seat-filling in the face of a shutout doesn't quite seem quite the same as getting a steroid-supplemented big-leaguer to hit one out of the park for you.

untitled entertainmentUntitled Entertainment: Whether it's an AA-lister like Mel Gibson or a Gaffe Factory headliner like Michael Richards, there are always other Hollywood folks caught in the crossfire when something this colossal goes down. One of those in Richards' case is his personal management firm, Untitled Entertainment, who will see -- at least for a while -- the fan mail turn to hate mail and the need to pass around xeroxed pages from the playbooks of fellow clients Anne Heche, Tom Sizemore and Christian Slater. As time passes, strange things often spring from hard turns like these, so don't be surprised if a year from now Richards is a well-paid public speaker, counseling college students on the vagaries of prejudice. If Jerry Springer can wind up on "Dancing with the Stars," anything is possible.

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Ashley    

I AM ANGRY BECAUSE OF WHAT THIS FOOL SAID. WOULD YOU BE ANGRY IF SOMEONE WAS SHOUTING ABOUT WHITE PEOPLE AND THIS AND THAT. YOU WILL PROBABLY RESPOND NO BUT THE TRUTH IS IS THAT YOU WOULD BE OFFENDED AND THEN YOU HAVE ALL THESE DUMBA**ES ON THIS WEB PAGE TALKING ABOUT HOW IT WAS OKAY AND DEFENDING WRONG AND SAYING YEAH HONKEY CRACKER ETC. ITS NOT COOL. THERE SHOULD BE NO RACISM AT ALL.

2856 days ago
32.

Ashley    

OKAY FOR ALL THE STUPID A**ES WHO CANNOT READ. I AM NOT MAD AT THE WHOLE RACE I HAVE SAID SEVERAL TIMES THAT I HAVE NOTHING AGAINST WHITE PEOPLE I LOVE WHITE PEOPLE. I HAVE SOMETHING AGAINST PEOPLE WHO STICK UP FOR THIS LOSER AND SAY OH YEAH THEIR JUST N***ERS AND ALL THAT.

2856 days ago
33.

Laurie    

What Michael KKKramer did was disgusting. And if you don't agree, I guess you are just as uneducated as he is.

2856 days ago
34.

Ashley    

YOU MUST BE REALLY EDUCATED HUH # 31... SEE THATS EXACTLY WHAT IM TALKING ABOUT #31 PRIME EXAMPLE. YOU AND MICHAEL AND ALL THESE OTHER PEOPLE WHO ARE STICKING UP FOR HIM ARE A DISGRACE TO THE WHITE COMMUNITY. I LOVE ALL RACES AND YOU JUST MAKE ME SICK

2856 days ago
35.

Did someone say...buttplugs?    

Ashley, Ashley, Ashley...

Calm the fuck down sweetie, the fucking mouthbreathers on this site love to get young naive good hearthed NON-RACIST people like yourself riled up: Don't let the OFAYS do it to you.
You made your point, these sick fucks don't care and they think its funny like the time they picked on the one little poor colored kid they went to school with.
Just let it go, you cannot win in this rodeo!

2856 days ago
36.

Ashley    

IM DONE WITH THIS SH**. MY FINAL WORDS. FOR "ANYBODY" WHO IS RACIST WHETHER YOUR BLACK, WHITE, MEXICAN, ASIAN, WHATEVER GET REAL. ITS THE 2000S NOW. THIS SH** IS SO OVER RATED. MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL AND I WILL PRAY THAT EACH ONE OF YOU LETS GO OF YOUR IGNORANCE AND COME TO PEACE WITH EVERYONE. GOOD-BYE.

2856 days ago
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Ashley    

THANK YOU #34 UR THE BEST! YEAH LIKE I SAID ON MY LAST COMMENT IM DONE SO I APPRECIATE YOUR KINDNESS THOUGH. JUST THOUGHT I WOULD LET YOU KNOW.

2856 days ago
38.

Wicked    

OK...I CHANGED MY MIND. I LOVE MICHAEL RICHARDS AND ALL THE WHITE PEOPLE ON THIS BOARD.

POWER TO THE WHITE PEOPLE

2856 days ago
39.

Did someone say...buttplugs?    

Ashley...come back...we love you!

I think you MISSED the point of #31's post, read between the lines so to speak.

Ah, she's not gonna come back! Young people are so sensitive!

Darn you hateful racist bastards, Darn you!
(PS, where are the white wimmins at??)

2856 days ago
40.

Don Delury    

If the N word is so forbidden and offensive then why are blacks still using it? Does anyone ever mention how often minority comics insult whites during their acts? There seems to be a double standard here which just isn't right. I'm not taking up for Michael Richards, he probably crossed some line but Lenny Bruce, Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor are now comedic gods who insulted everyone they could but Richards will forever be a racist. Remember "That N*****'s Crazy" from Pryor? What about it's heavy use in Rap music by fellow blacks, used so much it has to be bleeped on the airwaves?

A similar thing as Richards happened to the career of Andrew Dice Clay (which was only a character) insulting women and Andrew Silverstein became a condemned man. Racism seems ok when you're a minority comic and you're allowed to spew anything but whites have to walk on politically correct eggshells. The movie "White Chicks" was so cute when black guys portrayed white girls but the radio classic 'Amos And Andy' are all but banned because two white guys portrayed black characters. More recently, like 20 years ago C. Thomas Howell starred in "Soulman" enraging many blacks and the N word was never even used.

Oprah said it right years ago that the N word shouldn't be used by anyone.

2856 days ago
41.

Ashley    

i cant do anything but laugh right now.. you guys are so funny. im not offended anymore. as you see i removed the caps lock. what i came to find out is that the younger you are the more you act like an adult and the older you are the more you act like a child. you have all shown me that today. I LOVE YOU TOO :)

2856 days ago
42.

Wicked    

Good girl Ashley. Glad you came back. It's a not so nice world out there, but not everybody is racist. There are good people in this world of all races. Keep the faith. And you, young lady, are mature beyond your years. Keep on keepin' on.

2856 days ago
43.

Ashley    

yes mam thank you very much!

2856 days ago
44.

Did someone say...buttplugs?    

#38 Mike
You ask a valid question and I don't know if there is a answer or not...nevertheless I will try.
I think nowadays everyone is looking for the big payday, and it seems that these two gentlemen are doing that. In a comedy club you expect...comedy. It seems that Mr. Richards comedy is a "work in progress" and he lost his cool in front of the audience. If you watch any comedy on TV, Black comics "make fun" of various sterotypes because they are better masters of the craft, and they are given carte blanc to make "fun" of the state of race relations in this country. Preform enough comedy in front of a live audience and you will get heckled, and you will BOMB. You can't let that be anything more than a speedbump on the road to sucess.
I am from the generation that grew up NOT using Nig*ger, ever under any circumstances. That is what hateful white people called us and our parents tried to teach us self-respect. The next generation seems to try and defuse that word by using it as a term of endearment. Maybe some day it won't rile people up so much. All I know is that SOME NOT ALL white people are just waiting for permission to use it as it was MEANT TO BE USED, as a hateful, fear instilling put down.
I was going to try and crack wise on you for asking such an "innocent" question...
Look what you done DONE to me!

2856 days ago
45.

Don Delury    

Ok now that everyone and Ashely had their yelling, belly-aching and ass-kissing fest can we please get back to the REAL topic? If Ashley has so many issues I suggest she starts her own board someplace else, otherwise she made her point, now move on!

2856 days ago
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