Roseanne Barr has had her sitcom axed after posting a racist tweet about a former aide to President Obama.Within just a few short hours of the offensive remark made about Valerie Jarrett, Roseanne's recently-revived (and hugely popular) show had been cancelled. In a statement, ABC confirmed the cancellation, calling Barr's tweet "abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values".But Roseanne isn't the first celebrity to have damaged her career via comments made on social media.Here's a look at eight other stars who have suffered serious consequences: 1. Kathy Griffin US broadcaster CNN ditched comedian Kathy Griffin from its New Year programme after she pos...
GETTYPRESENTING: Emma Willis is currently one of the most on-demand UK presentersThe likeable lass is presenting two of the biggest shows of the season, The Voice UK on ITV and Celebrity Big Brother on Channel 5.But says she wouldn’t have it any other way.“You know what, I’ve got a really nice job,” says the 41 year old, who also makes appearances on Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit On The Side alongside Rylan Clark-Neal.Looking decades younger than her years, Emma has become a household favourite and seems to take diva contestants and megastar judges in her stride.“On live TV you have to think on your feet and that takes time and experience,” she tells us.GETTYBUSY: Emma has her hands full at the moment presenting two of this years biggest shows so far “We have the addition of Olly
WIREIMAGE/GCIMAGESOPPORTUNITY: Vicky Pattison will jet to South Africa at the end of the monthThe reality babe, 30, will jet to South Africa at the end of the month to take part.It is her first major TV role outside of Britain and could launch her as a worldwide star.A source close to Vicky said: “This is a very big deal. It will give her the chance to reach a whole new audience and prove she can be a hit outside of the UK.”Vicky will net £250,000 for taking part in the series, which is filmed in the Kruger National Park. “This is a very big deal” Vicky PattisonShe is due to live in camp for up to four weeks.British cricketer Freddie Flintoff appeared on the first series of the Oz version and won it.Since then stars including Shane Warne have done it.A TV insider said:
GETTYRANDY: Jim told all about the hotel orgyThe TV host turned reality TV star made the shock revelation during a tell-all chat on Piers Morgan's Life Stories."It was someone famous’ stag do," Jim explained."He ordered all these girls and it was my money he was spending.Continuing about the incident which occurred in the 80s, the 63-year-old said: "He thought it was a hoot and they all turned up at this boutique hotel in Kensington."I got a call from the hotel saying, ‘There are nine women downstairs waiting for you’.GETTYWINNER: Jim Davidson previously won CBB “” Jim Davidson"They were in fishnets with whips. It was a great deal of fun and it did take 12 and a half hours."Three more turned up when we were asleep."Jim recently waded in on the Hollywood sexual assault s
Stars' food diaries are fun to read—but remember that every body has different needs. It's hard to resist headlines that promise to reveal what stars like Jessica Alba and Jenna Dewan Tatum eat in a day—in hopes of discovering their dietary secrets to flat abs and glowy skin. (If only it were that simple!) But as a nutritionist who works with celebrities, I strongly advise against copying exactly what they eat in a day. Let me explain why.First and foremost, what works for a particular star may not be what works for you. Sure, adopting your favorite celeb's general diet philosophy (say, clean eating or vegetarianism) may help you reach your healthy goals. But the specific foods and portions you consume—as well as how often you eat per day—should be based on your own age,