Fox News, “The Five” host, Bob Beckel, was officially fired Thursday over what a top executive blamed on Beckel’s “personal issues.”
Beckel has been absent from the popular Fox News round table style program for several months to reportedly recover from back surgery, however, the network has now released a statement indicating that Beckel had checked into a rehab facility to receive treatment for a prescription drug addiction.
The addiction appears to have been a factor in Fox’s decision to part ways with Beckel. Bill Shine, the channel’s executive VP of programming, said that patience with Beckel had run out at the channel. Continue reading
Everyone knows that Amanda Bynes is in an embarrassing drug-fueled downward spiral and now she is trying to publicly drag President Obama down with her.
Bynes pleaded “not guilty” today to DUI and then had the audacity to contact President Obama, asking him to fire the cop that arrested her, Tweeting:
Hey @BarackObama… I don’t drink. Please fire the cop who arrested me.
Rush Limbaugh had a field day with Bynes’ ludicrous request on his popular talk radio show. Rush tied the mess to Obama’s inclination to cater to Hollywood’s rich and famous. Way to go Amanda!
Bynes faces a minimum of 48 hours in jail … and a maximum of 6 months but because of jail overcrowding, it’s unlikely Bynes will serve more than a few hours.
Amanda wasn’t in court, she was home Tweeting the President — her lawyer entered the plea on her behalf.