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  • Jewish celebrities react to Hurricane Sandy

    As one of the worst storms in U.S. history took its toll on the Northeast, celebrities who live in New York City (and elsewhere) took to Twitter with their thoughts and updates.
    Thanks for all the concerned tweets… Thank goodness we are all okay… Thinking of those who aren’t #sandy
    — Debra Messing (@DebraMessing)
    October 30, 2012
    I know it’s tough now, New York, but picture yourself next summer, lying on a warm, calm beach, with nothing to remind you of Sandy
    — B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) October 30, 2012
    Sending love to all in Long Beach L.I. My home town. bc
    — Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) October 30, 2012 More ▸

  • Joan Rivers wants to slap Rihanna

    Music star Rihanna told Oprah Winfrey that she still loves Chris Brown, an act that upset many, based on Rihanna’s history of being physically abused by Brown.
    Hollywood big-mouth Joan Rivers, who is known for having a limitless twitter account, expressed her opinion,

    And Rihanna, who is known as a queen of Twitter comebacks, decided to respond to Rivers with a series of Tweets, including a reference to Rivers’ age: More ▸

  • Where were you when Joan Rivers announced she is quitting Botox?

    In February, we reported that the 78-year-old television icon estimated her number of surgical procedures to be a whooping 739 times. Assuming that it was reported almost 5 months ago, it is safe to bet that the number has risen. But no more! On Tuesday’s edition of NBC’s “Today,” Rivers told Hoda and Kathie Lee… More ▸

  • 10 TV Jewish Mothers We Love (or Hate)


    A Mother’s Day special! Because if you’ll put all of them in a blender and add some guilt, you’ll get your mom! And you love your mom, don’t you? Well it wouldn’t hurt you to say it more often.
    1. Sylvia Fine (“The Nanny”)

    In a show that turned an eccentric Flushing-Jewish stereotype into an art form, Sylvia Fine, portrayed by Renée Taylor, was the queen. Constantly visiting the princess, Fran, and the Queen-mother, Yetta, Sylvia Fine (née Rosenberg) was a New York Jewish mother in a nutshell – overbearing, loud, hungry and mostly dominant.  Oh, and loud too.

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  • Joan Rivers stars in 50 Cent’s ‘SK Energy’ ad

    In this somewhat bizarre ad, Joan Rivers asks rapper 50 Cent for a shot of his new energy drink “SK Energy,” and then takes off her fur coat and scares poor fitty. Watch it below. Disclaimer: I tried “SK Energy” once and it made me so energetic I had to run instead of walking, no joke. More ▸

  • Tssss…. Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the five most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. KISS version of Angry Birds in the making 2. Oprah in Jewish Wonderland 3. Scarlett Johansson uses fashion to support Obama’s re-election 4. Joan Rivers magic (plastic surgery)… More ▸

  • Joan Rivers magic (plastic surgery) number: 739

    You know how sometimes you watch TV with your friends or family and all of a sudden Joan Rivers appears and someone always comments: “Man, she probably had over 500 plastic surgeries, she’s like 100 years old.” Well believe it or not, Rivers is just 78. Oh, and she also had 739 surgical procedures. Seven… More ▸