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  • Carrie Fischer may or may not be playing Princess Leia in the new Star Wars film

    It seems nobody really knows whats going on with the new “Star Wars” film. Earlier this week,  Jewish actress Carrie Fischer told Palm Beach Illustrated she was playing Princess Leia in the new “Star Wars” film coming out from Disney, only for a representative to tell CNN she was only kidding. “She was joking,” the rep said. “Nothing has been announced yet.” Yet George… More ▸

  • Is Howard Stern coming to late night TV?

    Brace yourself for this rumor: Howard Stern might replace Jimmy Fallon. Leaked news last week revealed that Jay Leno was being pushed off of NBC to make room for Jimmy Fallon in his 11:30 slot in 2014. A source told the New York Post today NBC was “grooming” Jewish comedian/pervert Howard Stern. Stern is known… More ▸

  • Sarah Silverman and Joan Rivers snuggle in new web series

    “Fashion Police” TV personality Joan Rivers (who recently made the ADL’s hit list) has launched a new web series called “In Bed with Joan,” and her first featured guest was Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman. The show is a 30-minute segment of a “no holds barred chat with Joan Rivers,” according to the show’s site. Silverman… More ▸

  • Israeli ambassador to US Michael Oren was on the Colbert Show last night

    Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the US, stopped by Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” to talk about Chuck Hagel and President Obama’s upcoming trip to Israel. Stephen Colbert presented the topic of Israel by reminding his audience he was “certainly a better friend than Barack Obama, who has repeatedly snubbed our ally ‘Yisrael’ by refusing to… More ▸

  • Jon Stewart will leave The Daily Show this summer to direct a movie

    Jewish TV comedian Jon Stewart is stepping down from his throne at Comedy Central this summer for a break to direct a film based on a screenplay he wrote. Stewart is abandoning “The Daily Show,” the New York Times reports, to direct a film called “Rosewater,” which is based on a 2011 book,  “And Then They Came… More ▸

  • Mila Kunis soothes nervous BBC reporter

    If you didn’t already love her, this will seal the deal. While promoting her upcoming film, “Oz the Great and Powerful,” Mila Kunis was interviewed by a young BBC reporter, who tells her its his first time interviewing an A-list celebrity, and doesn’t do a very good job at hiding his emotions. Kunis tries to… More ▸

  • Barbara Walters returns to The View

    Welcome back, Barbara! After taking time off since January to get over the chicken pox, Jewish TV personality Barbara Walters finally returned to her ABC morning show, “The View.” “Today after a lot of scratching and rest, I am fine and I am healthy,” Walters said this morning, showing her scars off to the audience…. More ▸

  • Paul Rudd resurrects “Anchorman” mustache

    Welcome back Brian Fantana! “Anchorman” actor Paul Rudd appeared on The Today Show this morning, sporting his mustache best associated with his character from the film, Brian. Rudd was promoting his new movie, “Admission,” which he stars in alongside Tina Fey. He acknowledged the facial hair, which is presumably helping him getting in character for the… More ▸

  • Joan Rivers in trouble over Holocaust joke

    Someone call the Fashion Police! Oh wait. Television personality Joan Rivers is in a bit of trouble after she made a Holocaust joke on her show “Fashion Police,” commenting on Heidi Klum’s Oscars outfit. Referring to Klum’s gold dress that featured a plunging neckline, Rivers said on Monday, “the last time a German looked this… More ▸