As we turn from a harsh winter at home and face terrible news overseas, this blog takes on a refreshingly frivolous task. Who Will Be Disgraced Celebrity of Winter, 2011? Vote via any COMMENT section on the blog.
Yes, the odds-on ‘favorite’ has to be Charlie Sheen who, whatever else might be said about him, has brought Disgraced Celebrity-ism to new heights/depths.
Can anyone even give Sheen a run for his money? The great Gail Collins nailed Newt Gingrich for near-Sheen-level defensiveness as Gingrich recently blamed his multiple marital infidelities on an excess of, er, ‘patriotism.’ Meanwhile Rush Limbaugh blamed his mocking of Japanese refugees on Diane Sawyer.
Perrenial contender Lindsay Lohan is contemplating a plea bargain while our Disgraced Celebrity of 2010, Mel Gibson, faced sentencing. Here, you are Judge and Jury. Post a COMMENT to cast your vote for Disgraced Celebrity of Winter 2011.
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