Nibbly Things: Bruce Springsteen’s Marriage is Just Fine

  • “Due to the unfounded and ugly rumors that have appeared in the papers over the last few days, I felt they shouldn’t pass without comment,” the Boss wrote in a signed message to fans on his Web site, “Patti and I have been together for 18 years – the best 18 years of my life. We have built a beautiful family we love and want to protect and our commitment to one another remains as strong as the day we were married.” Oops. [Lowdown]
  • Jackie Chan and fellow stars marched silently Tuesday to Hong Kong’s government headquarters, protesting against a gossip magazine that featured a cover photo of a pop singer changing backstage. Hmm. He probably isn’t a fan of A Socialite’s Life then. [AP]
  • Winning an Emmy can be painful. When Jeremy Piven kissed his Emmy, he impaled himself on the chin. He didn’t realize he was injured until he he noticed that everyone he’d just kissed was smeared with blood. Ewww. [Rush & Molloy]
  • NBC expressed regret Monday for an Emmy Awards comedy skit that included a mock plane crash and aired on the network the evening of a fatal Kentucky jetliner accident. I call it a case of unfortunate timing. [AP]
  • Fake JonBenet Ramsey killer John Mark Karr wanted Johnny Depp to play him in a movie. You’ve got to be kidding! [The Smoking Gun]
  • Meredith Viera tries to clear up her statement regarding “The View” from her interview with Time magazine. Her quote was taken out of context: “I felt that the media was turning [“The View”] into a joke, not that the show was a joke,” she says. Sure. [TMZ]

Written by Tara Benedict