Bitchy Newspaper Runs Dubious Story About Bitchy Female Journos

Sheila Weller's book The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV isn't even out yet and it's being used by media outlets to tear down the very women the book covers. This is especially rough to watch given that the point of the… » 6/17/14 5:45pm 6/17/14 5:45pm

Self Does Damage Control Over Tutu-Wearing Cancer Survivor

Self magazine is having a rough week dealing with the fall out from their decision to inadvertently make fun of women running a marathon in tutus who were battling cancer. That struggle was made very clear on Katie Tuesday, during an interview with one of the women at the receiving end of their criticism, Monika… » 4/02/14 1:40pm 4/02/14 1:40pm

This Is How (and How Not) to Talk About Trans Issues

Yesterday on Katie, Katie Couric hosted trans activists Laverne Cox (of Orange Is the New Black) and Carmen Carrera (the model most famous from her stint on RuPaul's Drag Race). The women's discussion on trans issues was productive and eye-opening, but not without the occasional — and major — misstep. » 1/07/14 12:10pm 1/07/14 12:10pm

Lindsay Lohan Is Writing a Book About Rehab, Obviously

Lindsay Lohan, your favorite movie star who no longer does movies (after Christian Slater, obviously), is now doing books. Apparently, several publishers are really interested in a book project Lindz started working on in rehab — a YA series about a young paleontologist who finds a portal in the Natural History Museum… » 12/15/13 11:30am 12/15/13 11:30am

Rumors Indicate that Katie Couric Could Join The View

Season two of Katie Couric's Katie has just started, but however long it will be on air is anyone's guess. Barbara Walters is slowly fading into that good night on The View, despite her original protestations. So what better way to fix this daytime talk show kerfuffle than have Katie Couric replace Barbara Walters on … » 9/13/13 10:20am 9/13/13 10:20am

Scarlett Johansson Engaged to Stone Fox French Journalist

Scarlett Johansson is officially engaged to Frenchman and too-hot-to-be-a-journalist journalist Romain Dauriac, her rep confirms. "They're very happy... they haven't chosen a date for the wedding." After faking us out numerous times this past year with non-nuptial diamond rings, her actual engagement ring is "a… » 9/05/13 9:00am 9/05/13 9:00am

Katie Couric Doesn't Think the Kardashians Are Talentless Fame Sponges

Despite some fairly compelling evidence to the contrary, Katie Couric insists that the gift card she sent to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West wasn't some passive aggressive Hollywood mean girl gesture of abiding cynicism — Katie Couric love, love, LOVES Kim Kardashian, or K-Dash Prime, as Katie refers to her when they're… » 8/17/13 11:30am 8/17/13 11:30am

Jennifer Aniston Drops a Tasty Mean-Girl Burn on Katie Couric

Ooooooooooo! Famous woman fight! Famous light-brown-haired medium-pleasant network-TV-approved over-4o white woman fight!!! In the course of her current publicity jamboree for We Are The Millers, Jennifer Aniston has been on a saying-stuff TEAR (see: "Strip clubs are disgusting," "I LOVE TANK TOPS HHNNNNGGGG GIMME ALL… » 8/01/13 7:00pm 8/01/13 7:00pm