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Richards Defends Jewish Claims

29th November 2006

LATEST: Troubled comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS's publicist has defended his client's assertion he's Jewish, just days after it was revealed the former SEINFELD star shouted anti-Semitic remarks at comedy club audience members in April (06). Richards...

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Jesse Jackson Calls For Tv Ban On Racial Slurs

28th November 2006

LATEST: Civil rights campaigner REV JESSE JACKSON has called for a blanket ban on racial slurs in American TV shows and films after MICHAEL RICHARDS' racist tirade at two black men in a Los Angeles...

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Comedy Club Bosses Demand Richards Pay Up

28th November 2006

Bosses at the Los Angeles comedy club where former SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS shocked fans with a racist rant have demanded the comedian pay $1 million (GBP555,500) to charity for every one of the 'N'...

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Williams Urges Calm Over Richards Rant

27th November 2006

Movie funnyman ROBIN WILLIAMS has offered his support to SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS, after his racist tirade against two audience members at a comedy club. Richards outraged the crowd at Hollywood's Laugh Factory and then...

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Richards Apologises On Radio Show

27th November 2006

LATEST: Troubled comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS yesterday (26NOV06) insisted he is not a racist and is "shattered" by comments he made to two black men at a comedy club. Richards appeared on REV JESSE JACKSON's radio...

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Hecklers Demand Richards Apology

25th November 2006

The two men racially abused by MICHAEL RICHARDS have demanded an apology from the former SEINFELD star. FRANK MCBRIDE and KYLE DOSS want a face-to-face apology from the comic for racially abusing them after they...

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Jackson: 'Richards Is Dangerous'

25th November 2006

LATEST: REV JESSE JACKSON has lashed out at actor MICHAEL RICHARDS after he went on a racial tirade last week (17NOV06) - insisting the comedian is "dangerous to himself and others." Richards is reaching out...

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Green: 'Leave Richards Alone'

24th November 2006

Canadian funnyman TOM GREEN has leaped to the defence of shamed comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS, insisting people should leave the former SEINFELD star in peace following his racist rant. Richards lost his cool during a stand-up...

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Richards Told To Apologise To Audience Members Personally

23rd November 2006

Disgraced comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS has been told to personally apologise to the men he racially abused in a comedy club rant or risk a lawsuit. The former SEINFELD star has publicly apologised for remarks he...

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Richards Caught Up In New Race Riddle

23rd November 2006

LATEST: Disgraced comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS has been outed as a possible anti-Semite just days after he hit the headlines for a racist rant onstage in a Los Angeles comedy club. The former SEINFELD star, who...

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Richards Apologises To Civil Rights Leaders

23rd November 2006

LATEST: Disgraced comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS is reaching out to America's civil rights leaders to help him move on from a racist rant scandal following a moment of madness in a Los Angeles club. The former...

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The Things They Say 3415

22nd November 2006

"Use some of that SEINFELD money and buy yourself an act." Comedian KENNY KRAMER, the inspiration behind MICHAEL RICHARDS' SEINFELD character COSMO KRAMER, is appalled by the funnyman's racist rant onstage at Los Angeles' Laugh...

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Foxx Threatens Racist Richards

22nd November 2006

Enraged JAMIE FOXX has threatened to physically harm former SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS if the pair ever meet after the comedian stunned America with a racist rant during a recent stand-up show. Richards has publicly...

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Michael Richards Acts To Quell Uproar Over His "Comedy" Act

21st November 2006

Hoping to quiet a possibly career-ending uproar, Michael Richards, who played Kramer on Seinfeld, appeared via satellite on David Letterman's Late Show Monday night to apologize for using the "n-word" in a shouting match with...

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Seinfeld Star Richards Insists He's Not Racist

21st November 2006

LATEST: Former SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS insists he is not racist despite leaving comedy fans stunned during a Friday night (17NOV06) performance at Los Angeles' Laugh Factory when he blasted a pair of African-American hecklers...

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Seinfeld 'Sick' About Richards Rant

21st November 2006

LATEST: Funnyman JERRY SEINFELD has spoken out about pal MICHAEL RICHARDS' controversial racist rant, calling the comedy club incident a "horrible mistake". Richards, who played quirky COSMO KRAMER opposite Seinfeld in cult sitcom SEINFELD, was...

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Seinfeld Upset As Tv Audience Laughs At Richards' Apology

21st November 2006

Funnyman JERRY SEINFELD turned serious on US TV last night (20NOV06) when he urged THE LATE SHOW's live studio audience to "stop laughing" as members chuckled at pal MICHAEL RICHARDS. Richards was appearing on the...

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Richards Banned From Comedy Club

21st November 2006

LATEST: Comedian MICHAEL RICHARDS has been banned from a Los Angeles comedy club after hurling racially-charged insults at black audience members during a stand-up routine there. Richards, who played quirky COSMO KRAMER opposite Seinfeld in...

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Seinfeld Star Richards In Race Attack

20th November 2006

Former SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS left comedy fans stunned during a Friday night (17NOV06) performance at Los Angeles' Laugh Factory when he blasted a pair of African-American hecklers with a racist rant. The funnyman, who...

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Broadcast Tv Makes A Comeback

4th October 2006

Broadcast television, long thought to be on the wane, appears to be making aremarkable comeback this season, Advertising Age observed today(Monday), noting that the networks attracted 42.3 million viewers for thefirst week of the season...

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Fascinating Fact 2162

26th September 2006

JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS' husband, BRAD HALL, was MEGAN MULLALLY's first boyfriend. The two sitcom stars attended the same US university, Northwestern. The SEINFELD star appeared in THE THREEPENNY OPERA at the university with another famous former...

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Stiller And Waters Return For Hairspray

18th September 2006

Former SEINFELD star JERRY STILLER has been added to the cast of movie remake HAIRSPRAY alongside director JOHN WATERS, who created the cult film. Stiller played WILBUR TURNBLAD in the original 1988 film, but will...

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Dreyfus' Husband Wins Big After Betting On His Wife

15th September 2006

Former SEINFELD star JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS' husband had every reason to smile when the actress picked up an Emmy Award last month (AUG06) - because the victory netted him a cool $8,000 (GBP4,400). Dreyfus' husband of...

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Former Seinfeld Star Caught In Tv Fashion Slip-up

15th September 2006

Former SEINFELD star JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS was left red-faced during her appearance on THE TONIGHT SHOW in America last night (14SEP06) when host JAY LENO pointed out she was wearing the same outfit as the one...

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Neil Simon Set For Kennedy Center Honour

30th August 2006

American playwright/screenwriter NEIL SIMON is to be honoured with the Mark Twain Prize at New York City's Kennedy Center annual award ceremony. THE ODD COUPLE writer will be celebrated at the prestigious ceremony on 15...

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Critics Praise Emmys Show

28th August 2006

Emmy voters, often hooted by TV critics after the awards are presented, were generally being congratulated all around by them for, as Verne Gay remarked in today's Newsday, finally getting it right -- awarding 24...

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Hargitay And Sutherland Take Home First Emmy Awards

28th August 2006

LAW + ORDER: SVU star MARISKA HARGITAY and 24's KIEFER SUTHERLAND both took home their first Emmys at Sunday's (27AUG06) Primetime Emmy Award ceremony. Hargitay had been nominated three consecutive times, and Sutherland won his...

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Ratner Reaches For The Stars

18th August 2006

Movie-maker BRETT RATNER is keen to turn his RUSH HOUR 3 movie into an all-star sequel after negotiating parts for his X-MEN: THE LAST STAND star SIR IAN MCKELLEN and former SEINFELD star MICHAEL RICHARDS....

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Soup Nazi Heads To Britain

14th July 2006

The man who inspired the militant SEINFELD character THE SOUP NAZI is opening 50 new restaurants in Britain. AL YEGANEH, who already owns successful soup outlets in the Big Apple, and his partners plan to...

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Fascinating Fact 1726

4th July 2006

Former SEINFELD star JASON ALEXANDER can now add theatre director to his resume after taking charge of the staging of new SAM SHEPARD play THE GOD OF HELL in Los Angeles.

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