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I Heart Billy Bush

billy-bush1.jpgYou know, I’m one of the last people in the world to give a shit about Britney Spears, much less come to her defense. But I’m a little stupefied by the latest ruling in her divorce case. In L.A., a court commissioner is considering a motion by People magazine and Access Hollywood to have her divorce records unsealed because, he says, “They’re appropriate participants in here.”

Really? And in what way are they appropriate? To a divorce case? I have no idea what’s in these records — though it’s probably some pretty nasty stuff having to do with Cheetos, shampoo bottles, and Camel Reds — but regardless, why is Access Hollywood considered an appropriate participant? Certainly, I understand that divorce records are usually not sealed; that you have a relatively high burden to overcome to prove that divorce records need to be sealed; and for reasons that are beyond me, the public — by default — has a right to see divorce records.

But Access Hollywood and People? How much concern about privacy do you need to outweigh Access Hollywood’s right to access? Is it really that important that douchespigot Billy Bush be able to tease the court documents for 23 minutes on his show before prattling on about meaningless “revelations.”

Whatever.

Anyway, while I’m splashing around in starletard muck, I may as well also mention that Lindsay Lohan is being sued. If you watch Access Hollywood regularly, you probably already know that a few weeks ago, a belligerent and intoxicated LL “borrowed” a car and chased her former assistant’s mother around town for unspecified reasons. Well, the passenger in the car, Tracie Rice, is bringing suit against Lohan, claiming that what “Lohan did that night was extremely dangerous and reprehensible. Someone could easily have been killed or seriously hurt because of her irresponsible decisions that evening.” She’s seeking damages for emotional distress. Personally, I don’t know why she doesn’t just sell her story for $500,000 to Billy Bush and call it a day.

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I may be mistaken, but I don't think there is such a thing as Camel Reds. You may be thinking of Marlboro Reds, but don't worry, it's a common mistake of non-smokers.

On the other hand, if there really are Camel Reds out there, then I am sorry. I don't smoke either brand.

Hmmm...riding around in a car with LL while she is drunk and coked up and then suing her for her irresponsible decisions that evening...sounds a lot like the chick in New York who is suing her ex because he gave her herpes (http://www.newsday.com/news/health/ny-liherp145331628aug14,0,2048777.story)

The girl suing wasn't a passenger in LL's car. She was a passenger in the car being pursued.