Shonda Rhimes Is Still Worried About Dad and Working Man Matt Lauer

In today's Tweet Beat, Lisa Ling deals with a big gross thing, Jackie Collins is not into Rising Star and Shonda Rhimes couldn't sleep last night. » 6/27/14 7:30pm 6/27/14 7:30pm

The Cutthroat World of Pageant Dads

Hating on pageant moms is as classic an American past-time as cookouts and baseball games, but what about pageant fathers? Sure, the pageant dad is a more elusive beast — maybe because male involvement in a child beauty contest only serves to amplify the pageant world's already too-sexualized nature — but that… » 6/11/12 11:00am 6/11/12 11:00am

The Polygamists Who Let Women Choose Who They Want to Marry


The Browns of Sister Wives fame aren't the only polygamists on TV tonight. Meet Michael and his three wives, who live in Centennial Park, a polygamist community in Arizona. They're being featured on Our America with Lisa Ling, and they seem far more low-key than the Browns. They also differ from most polygamists… » 10/23/11 6:45pm 10/23/11 6:45pm

Adam Lambert Questions The "Gay Lifestyle"

Today on Tweet Beat, Lambert gets into particulars, Lance Bass celebrates, Diddy ponders new media, Diablo Cody speculates on the sex life of certain young documentarians, and Mindy Kaling has pointers for parental raconteurs. » 10/12/10 7:45pm 10/12/10 7:45pm

Courteney Cox & David Arquette Split

In Which The Stars Celebrated The Overturning Of Prop 8

Today, even those celebrities whom we don't think of as political expressed their joy at the overturning of California's Proposition 8. Well, most of them... » 8/04/10 7:45pm 8/04/10 7:45pm

L Is For Lisa, Whose Looks Are Deceiving

The name Lisa conjures up visions of lip gloss and My Little Ponies, but Lisas aren't necessarily ditsy — even if they sometimes seem that way. » 11/13/09 2:00pm 11/13/09 2:00pm

Glamour Celebrates Women Of The Year (Plus Steven Tyler)

Rihanna. Serena. Maria. Stella. Iman. Padma. Emme. Estelle. Gabby Sidibe. These were just a few of the boldfaces who bib-and-tuckered it at Carnegie Hall last night to honor Glamour's Women of the Year. And, yes, dude looked like a lady. » 11/10/09 10:30am 11/10/09 10:30am

Lisa Ling Expresses Fear, Hope For Sister's Release

"The ridiculous optimist in me was hoping they would show leniency and just let the girls go. That obviously wasn't the case. I still can't believe it's going on." — Lisa Ling, on sister Laura's imprisonment in North Korea. [Sactown] » 8/04/09 1:30pm 8/04/09 1:30pm

Is Calling Detained Adult Journalists "Girls" A Calculated Move?

Though Laura Ling and Euna Lee, the American journalists imprisoned in North Korea, are 32 and 36 respectively, Ling's sister Lisa keeps referring to them as "girls" during her media appearances. (Mashup clip at left.) » 6/17/09 1:40pm 6/17/09 1:40pm

Susan Boyle Hospitalized; Bruno Makes An Ass Of Eminem

Roxana Saberi (To Be?) Released

Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi is slated to be freed today, after Iranian courts reduced her sentence for espionage from eight years to two years suspended. » 5/11/09 9:30am 5/11/09 9:30am

Madonna Prepares To Expand Her Family

The Baldwin Brothers Help Lindsay Lohan Stay Sober; Madonna Dumps Jesus