Morning Buzz: Sharon Osbourne Accused of Assault
TMZ reports that a contestant on VH-1’s Rock of Love: Charm School has filed a police report against host Sharon Osbourne for assaulting her during the show’s reunion special taping on Saturday evening. Osbourne, the host, is said to have attacked Megan Hauserman after Hauserman reportedly made a joke about Sharon’s husband, metal legend Ozzy Osbourne. The LAPD reports that Osbourne is a suspect in a minor battery, and no charges have been filed.
Sean Avery, the Dallas Stars NHL player who was suspended for publicly referring to his ex-girlfriend Elisha Cuthbert as “sloppy seconds” in a interview, will not be rejoining his team, according to TMZ. “All parties said there is a clear understanding that a return to the Stars is not in the best interest of either the hockey club or Avery,” the Dallas Stars said in a statement.
Us reports that Amy Poehler has officially left SNL as of Saturday night’s episode. “This is my last show,” Poehler announced during her last “Weekend Update” as anchorwoman. “Being able to do over 140 shows with my friends and my family has been a dream come true. I love you,” she told the audience, “and I will miss all of you very much.”
In other Saturday Night Live news, Page Six reports that blind New York governor David Paterson is reportedly unhappy over Fred Armisen‘s impersonation of him on their episode this weekend. Armisen depicted Paterson as aimlessly wandering about and being unable to do his job due to his vision impairment. “The governor engages in humor all the time, and he can certainly take a joke,” Paterson’s spokesman, Errol Cockfield, said. “However, this particular ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit unfortunately chose to ridicule people with physical disabilities and imply that disabled people are incapable of having jobs with serious responsibilities.”
Box Office Mojo reports that Keanu Reeves‘ remake of the sci-fi classic The Day The Earth Stood Still was #1 at the box office over the weekend, grossing $31 million. Despite this, Talk Entertainment reports that box office business is down 40% from last year.