Within the first 20 seconds of her introductory vlog for her new advice site What Would Judy Say?, Judge Judy addresses and dismisses haters: "Don't kvetch and complain. If you're not a Judge Judy fan find another forum." Although this is her first foray into the internet (she notoriously hates computers and social…
Fuck Osama bin Laden, this is the best news of the day: Judge Judy signed a new multi-year deal with CBS Television Distribution to remain on our TVs through 2015.
Slowed to half-speed, the litigants, Byrd, and even JJ sound totally drunk, which is hilarious in itself, but the fact that the plaintiff is suing the defendant for breaking her toilet at a party makes it so much better.
During today's case, the defendant's husband wore a T-shirt that said "BEER EQUALS FUN." JJ said it didn't give the impression that he's an "intelligent person." His wife responded, "Do you want [us] to be fake with you?"
On today's JJ, a musician was suing another musician for killing her cat by throwing three of her televisions on it. His defense: "I was pretty wasted, but I don't think I ever killed a cat."
On yesterday's JJ, a woman sued her sister for nonpayment of a loan—which destroyed her credit—for breast implants. The defendant claimed they were a gift, to make up for the fact that she didn't have a college education.
Since 1996, Judge Judy has helped make court television a genre, while also becoming a staple of daytime TV, occasionally beating Oprah's ratings. In the past 10 years, we've learned that "um" is not an answer…but Judith Sheindlin is.
Spoiler alert: Her Honor finds it incredibly rude when people text at the dinner table in restaurants, or in a dark movie theater. She's always right about everything.
On yesterday's JJ, a man sued his former coworker for having him falsely arrested for sexual misconduct. Initially, the defendant's claims seemed valid, until JJ uncovered a number of inconsistencies in her story, and a history of addiction and theft.
Today on JJ, a woman sued the owner of a strip club for using pictures of her from the internet on his promotional fliers. His reasoning: it's okay to exploit anyone who posts provocative pictures online.