Mantenna - Friday, August 13

August 13, 2010

Jennifer Aniston reacts to Bill O’Reilly, the Justin Bieber biopic somehow lands a director, and Reggie Bush is sort of sorry...we're on a mission from the Mantenna!

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Jennifer Aniston Reacts to Bill O’Reilly

Jennifer Aniston has hit back at Bill O’Reilly after the FOX News anchor called her “destructive to our society.” Aniston was criticized by the conservative broadcaster for saying that women don’t need men to have children. Now Aniston has defended her statement, telling People magazine, “Of course, the ideal scenario for parenting is obviously two parents of a mature age. Parenting is one of the hardest jobs on earth, and of course, many women dream of finding Prince Charming (with fatherly instincts), but for those who've not yet found their Bill O'Reilly, I'm just glad science has provided a few other options.” Snap! Aniston is currently promoting her latest film The Switch, which tells the story of a single woman who turns to a sperm donor to fall pregnant. [People]

Dina Lohan Defends Lindsay

Lindsay Lohan has come out swinging in defense of her daughter Lindsay Lohan. The mother of LiLo has appeared in a two-part interview on The Today Show and revealed that Lindsay may be leaving rehab sooner than expected. Dina told Matt Lauer that the judge presiding over her daughter’s case has overstepped her mark in ordering Lindsay to complete 90 days of rehab. Now that the judge has recused herself from the case, Dina foresees an early release. She told Matt, “When it's court ordered, it's not your judgment call. It's the court's. So, she is back. She is doing wonderfully there. The judge was recused from the case... she was the one that ordered this last one... because of a legal situation, she may actually get out of rehab earlier at this time. We may have a case against California.” Dina says her daughter is doing well and is “a brilliant woman” and blames the “tabloid media” for all her supposed problems. [US Magazine]

Justin Bieber Biopic Somehow Lands a Director

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Jon Chu, the crappy director of Step Up and Step Up 3D, is taking on the Justin Bieber 3D biopic. Chu teased that he would work on the project in a series of tweets yesterday, and now he and Bieber have confirmed it. Jon Chu: "It's Official...I HAVE BIEBER FEVER." Justin Bieber will star as himself in 3D biopic and the still-untitled feature is scheduled for a February 11 release next year. I’m gonna go puke now. [Zimbio]

British Government Ensures Least Offensive Olympics Ever

Heading into the 2012 London Olympics, the British government issued a list of cultural sensitivities to their people that may leave Americans scratching their heads. According to documents "official guidelines warn that Canadians don't like being mistaken for Americans." It also explains that Japanese people may take umbrage if you stare at them, sneeze in their presence, or expose the soles of your shoes" and that "Brits are also told not to mention the war - specifically the 1845-1846 war with the United States." Kind of puts the phrase "ignorant American" into perspective. [Courier Mail]

Reggie Bush is Sort of Sorry

The former USC Heisman winner has apologized to USC Athletic Director Pat Haden for taking a few thousand dollars while the school made millions off of his football skills. "He told me, 'If I could turn the clock back, I would. If I could give the Heisman Trophy back, I would,'" Haden told USA Today. When are college football players going to stop being so selfish and let wealthy, older men be the only ones who profit from their hard work? [ESPN]

Check out previous installments of Mantenna:

Thursday, August 12

Wednesday, August 11

Tuesday, August 10

Monday, August 9

Friday, August 6

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