Meanwhile, a vodka company has removed a billboard that the Anti-Defamation League called “crude and offensive” and “reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes.” Not going to share the name of the company or show the billboard. Don’t want to encourage these things.
The controversial former Tribune Co. CEO Randy Michaels, who left the company over complaints about his allegedly raunchy behavior, will receive up to $725,000 to settle a bonus dispute. The Tribune Co. is trying to emerge from bankruptcy.
Jennifer Lopez is trying to emerge from a mini-PR scandal involving her street cred. Turns out she didn’t visit the Bronx neighborhood where a Fiat commercial starring the performer was filmed, even though a press release about the spot suggests that she did. A body double made the trip instead. Lopez likes to remind people that despite her fame and fortune she’s still just “Jenny from the block.” Uh-huh, sure.