Mantenna - Monday, October 11

October 11, 2010

Lisa Rinna talks about her casting couch experience, Courtney Cox and David Arquette call it quits, and Drew Brees turns to the Internet for help with a family problem...anything you can do, the Mantenna can do better!

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Lisa Rinna Talks Casting Couch

Lisa Rinna has a new book out and a new reality television show, Harry Loves Lisa, on TV Land. While promoting the book, Rinna has dished the dirt on the time she was proposition as young actress during the casting of a television show. She tells Rob Shuter of PopEater, “I lost a role on a BIG TV series because I wouldn't bend over a chair in a producer’s office for just a quickie. 'Just pull your panties down and bend over and the role is yours,' he said to me.” Years later, during her years on Melrose Place, Rinna bumped into the producer, took him aside when he came over to congratulate her, and said, “I know everyone in this town and if you ever do what you did to me again to anyone else I will tell everyone your dirty secret.” So far her famously puffy lips have stayed sealed. [PopEater]

Courtney Cox and David Arquette Call it Quits

Courtney Cox and David Arquette have split. The couple has been separated for “several months.” TMZ is reporting that the estranged couple made the announcement today because photos of Arquette with another woman recently surfaced. The pair released a joint statement today saying, “We have agreed to a trial separation that dates back for some time. The reason for this separation is to better understand ourselves and the qualities we need in a partner and for our marriage. We remain best friends and responsible parents to our daughter and we still love each other deeply. As we go though this process we are determined to use kindness and understanding to get through this together.” Cox and Arquette were married in 1999 and have a six-year-old daughter together. The couple met while working on the horror film Scream and are both set to star in the fourth installation of the franchise due out next spring. [TMZ]

Want to Name Drew Brees' Kid?

The New Orleans Saints quarterback isn't sure what to name his child, but isn't afraid to ask a few thousand complete strangers for help. Brees used Twitter to say ""My wife is due any day now with baby boy #2. We have a few names picked out but haven't decided yet. Looking for "b" names. Suggestions? #fb" How bout "Bush"? That way if he grows up to be a football stud he can attend USC and help get the Bush name back on the Heisman Trophy. []

George Maloof Able to Drive Sober, Simply Elects Not To

Sacramento Kings and Las Vegas Palms resort owner George Maloof was busted for driving under the influence this weekend. According to reports he "was taken into custody at the Clark County Detention Center after cops pulled him over in Sin City for speeding and making an illegal left turn on October 9th. He was subsequently accused of DUI and was booked on additional counts of driving without a valid license and failing to produce proof of insurance." He also endured several questions about what prompted him to bring in Samuel Dalembert for $13 million a year. [FOX23 News]

Animator vs. Animation

The Internet's great and all but if you spend too much time staring at a browser, it's easy to become annoyed. Remember Clippy, the annoying Microsoft Office "assistant" that you probably disabled years ago? Well, he's back. But don't worry, he's about to get his ass handed to him. That's right, the acclaimed Animator vs. Animation series is back with an all-new third installment! So what're you waiting for?  [Atom]


Check out previous installments of Mantenna:

Friday, October 8

Thursday, October 7

Wednesday, October 6

Tuesday, October 5

Monday, October 4

...or see the rest of the archive!