Jason Biggs: I Was Stupid … Now Let’s Move On

Jason Biggs is still apologizing for his joke about last week’s Malaysia Airlines tragedy, addressing the matter again while co-hosting The View Monday.

“There was one line, an old adage,” Biggs, 36, said on the program. “‘Never attribute to malice that which is explained by stupidity.’ I certainly meant no harm.”

“There was no malice, but I was stupid. It was poorly timed. I’ve always tried to find the humor in situations. It’s a knee-jerk reaction for me, it’s how I cope.”

Jason Biggs Selfie

Biggs Tweeted about the Malaysia Airlines crash last week, asking his followers “Anyone wanna buy my Malaysian Airlines frequent flier miles.”

The commercial flight which was shot down mid-flight over the Ukraine saw all 295 passengers aboard killed, and an international crisis mount.

While he was at first defiant in the face of criticism – “Hey all you ‘too soon’ a–holes – it’s a f–king joke,” he tweeted – Biggs apologized for the Tweet.

The 36-year-old actor offered a sincere mea culpa, noting that no one put him up to it, because “People were offended, and that was not my intent.”

“Sorry to those of you that were,” he added, saying that instead of his bad joke, he is “sending positive thoughts to the victims and their families.”

Biggs added to outgoing co-host Jenny McCarthy on Monday that he initially had no grasp of “the extent and magnitude of what had happened.”

“I have nothing but sympathy for the victims and their families,” he repeated, earnestly. “I’ve learned my lesson and would like to move on.”

Case closed. It probably won’t be the last controversial Tweet from Biggs, who has made a second career out of such incidents … but case closed.

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Game of Thrones-Law & Order Mash-up: Tyrion, Meet Ice T!

We didn’t think it could get any better than yesterday’s Game of Thrones-Super Mario credits, but the Internet has wowed us once again with a hilarious mash-up of two of television’s most wildly popular shows:

Sure, the trial of Tyrion Lannister was heavy stuff, but when you toss in some Mariska Hargitay reaction shots and the iconic Law & Order “donk-donk” sound effect, the whole affair becomes pretty darn funny.

We’re a bit disappointed that the new combination series isn’t titled Law & Hodor, but other than that, this clip is flawless. 

If nothing else, it makes us realize that if there’s any actor working in Hollywood who could survive life in Westeros, it’s definitely Ice-T.

Come to think of it both shows, could probably benefit from borrowing some elements from one another:

Imagine if the Special Victims Unit was on hand to investigate all the “particularly heinous” crimes that take place in King’s Landing. We’d get even more gory details (if that’s possible).

Or how about if instead of all those boring courtroom scenes, L & O treated us to the occasional trial by combat. Now that’s the way to make sure justice is served. 

If there’s one thing the American legal system could use more of – it’s swords.

Sadly, Law & Order: Game of Thrones will probably never exist outside of out imaginations. But we can always dream…and watch Game of Thrones online at TV Fanatic. 

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Celebrities Respond to Oklahoma Tornado on Twitter, Pray For Victims, Urge Donations

In the wake of the Oklahoma tornado tragedy, Twitter has again become a celebrity sounding board for thoughts, condolences and ways to donate.

Among the notable celebrity Tweets in the past 24 hours:

Carrie Underwood: “Growing up in tornado alley, we always know what could happen… but it doesn’t change how devastating it is when something does happen. #pray”

“The best way to help tornado victims is to donate to the Red Cross at http://redcross.org or text REDCROSS to 90999. #okwx #love”

Ellen DeGeneres: “I just want to send my love to anyone who lives in the path of these storms. First Texas, now Oklahoma. You’re all in our thoughts.”

Alicia Keys: So much going on in the world… I’m saddened by the devastating news… My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected #PrayForOklahoma”

Khloe Kardashian Odom: “My heart is breaking for Oklahoma!!!! Please Lord please send your angels to heal and protect these families!!!”

Craig Ferguson: “Tonight’s show was taped last week so there’s no mention of the terrible situation in Oklahoma. Sincere condolences to all affected.”

Rosie O’Donnell: “Total Love and light to Oklahoma 51 gone.”

Trisha Yearwood: “Pray for everyone devastated by these storms, but especially for those families in Moore, OK right now…God, wrap your arms around this community.”

Alyssa Milano: “To search for friends & family or to register yourself as safe from the #Oklahoma tornadoes: http://Safeandwell.org  via @10NewsCha @heykim”

Kristen Bell: “I just donated to Oklahoma Tornado Victims Fund via @ryotnews http://www.ryot.org/campaigns/oklahoma-tornado-victims-fund …”

Olivia Munn: “The devastation through my home state of Oklahoma is staggering. All of my prayers are w/the victims, especially all those little kids. XOX”

Slash: “Horrible what the people in Oklahoma just went thru. The devastation they’re facing now. & the lives they’ve lost.”

Kevin Smith: “Heartbreaking death toll in Oklahoma. Hug your loved ones close tonight and let’s all get ready to help out OK in any way we can tomorrow.”

Patton Oswalt: “Hunker down, Oklahoma. Sorry you’re going through this. It’s this random, wild planet. REDCROSS to 90999″

Neil Patrick Harris: “I just can’t believe the scale of that tornado that touched down in Moore. A mile wide?!? My condolences go out to everyone affected.”

Jennifer Love Hewitt: “My heart and prayers go out to everyone in Oklahoma. So tragic. Sending light.”

Barbara Walters: “My heart goes out to Oklahoma tonight. Keeping you all in my thoughts.”

Chelsea Clinton “Thoughts & prayers with Oklahoma.”

Steve Austin: “Talked to @JRsBBQ today. He and his wife are ok. My thoughts are with all of Oklahoma. Total devastation by those tornadoes.”

Floyd Mayweather: “My heart goes out to everyone feeling the impact of the tornadoes in the OKC area. Stay safe and #PrayForOklahoma.”

John Rich: “I grew up in tornado alley. Amarillo,TX. There’s nothing more terrifying than that “sound” bearing down on you. #prayforoklahoma”

Crystal Hefner: “Our thoughts go out to everyone in the Oklahoma City area tonight in the wake of today’s devastating tornado. #PrayForOklahoma”

Jackée Harry: “Jacks & Jills, $10 Donations Can Be Made To The Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund By Texting The Word REDCROSS To 90999 #PrayForOklahoma RT!”

David Boreanaz: “Sending prayers to the people of Oklahoma.”

Rob Thomas: “Please send thoughts, prayers, blood and donations to Oklahoma. Truly devastating and heartbreaking.”

Solange Knowles: “Oklahoma, you are in my thoughts…”

Adam Scott: “Text REDCROSS to 90999 to help Oklahoma tornado victims.”

Evelyn Lozada: “24 children still missing in Oklahoma! There’s a father on site crying looking for his 9 year old child! This is so not fair! Kiss ur kids!”

Sophia Bush “Heart breaking… RT @HuffingtonPost: Check here for live updates of the Oklahoma tornado devastation (LIVE BLOG) http://huff.to/19WOEih “

Mike Epps: “Prayers go out for the families in Oklahoma.”

Jacqueline Laurita: “Sending prayers, love, support, and peace to Oklahoma. These natural disasters keep breaking my heart. XOXO!”

Ben Savage: “My thoughts and prayers go out to the families affected by today’s events in Oklahoma”

LeVar Burton: “Praying for the Oklahoma families affected by the #tornado…!”

Dick Vitale: “Heart pains 4 all those that have been victims of those storms in Moore Oklahoma – that is the home of Toby Keith country star #PRAYERS”

Toby Keith: “This storm has devastated the community that I grew up in. I rode my bike through those neighborhoods. I have family and friends in Moore. My heart and prayers go to those that have lost so much. But Moore is strong and we will persevere. God be with you all.”

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Randi Zuckerberg Accidentally Shares Family Photo, Complains About Facebook Privacy

Mark Zuckerberg’s sister Randi accidentally shared a private family photo, apparently confused by or unable to grasp Facebook’s privacy settings.

How’s that for the definition of irony?

Zuckerberg Family Photo

Randi Zuckerberg, the former head of marketing for Facebook and the executive producer of Bravo’s reality series Silicon Valley, posted the above photo on Facebook.

The candid family picture is of Randi and her family (including sister Arielle Zuckerberg and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg) reacting to the new Poke app.

The problem arose when Callie Schweitzer, director of marketing and projects at VoxMedia, saw the photo on Facebook, but posted it publicly on Twitter.

Randi was not happy.

“@cschweitz not sure where you got this photo. I posted it on FB. You reposting it to Twitter is way uncool,” Zuckerberg said in a tweet to Schweitzer.

“@randizuckerberg I’m just your subscriber and this was top of my newsfeed. Genuinely sorry but it came up in my feed and seemed public,” Schweitzer said.

Randi then replied that Schweitzer could view it most likely because she was also friends with Randi’s other sister, so she could see tagged images of her.

Randi later deleted her original tweet to @cshweitz and also asked her to delete the tweet she posted with the picture of the Zuckerberg family.

Schweitzer kindly obliged, but the damage from Zuckberberg’s mishap was done.

Randi also appears to have deleted most of the back and forth between herself and Schweitzer, but later posted a telling comment about the incident.

“Digital etiquette: always ask permission before posting a friend’s photo publicly. It’s not about privacy settings, it’s about human decency,” Randi Tweeted.

Or don’t post it at all if you’re not clear on who can see it.

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Ryan Lanza Facebook Interview: Faked By Impostor?

“I am a victim,” Ryan Lanza, the 24-year-old brother of Newtown killer Adam Lanza, supposedly told the New York Post yesterday in a Facebook chat.

“I loss [sic] my mom and brother.”

However, a spokesman for the family blames an imposter for hacking Ryan’s Facebook page and says Ryan did not post the messages in this story.

Ryan Lanza Photo

In a Facebook photo tribute, Ryan Lanza appeared to have shared a smiling image of his younger brother, Adam Lanza, smiling. “R.I.P.,” he wrote.

“I will miss you bro. I will always love you as long as I live.”

Ryan’s account also posted a picture of his mother, Nancy Lanza, 52. In it, she looks carefree as she sweeps curls away from her eyes and laughs.

“I miss you mom. I love you so much. You will be always in my heart,” he wrote.

Whoever impersonated him on this page did a pretty convincing job.

Ryan Lanza, who once attended Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of Adam’s massacre, grieved on Facebook for his brother’s youngest victims.

Or at least whomever was masquerading as Ryan Lanza did.

“You all will be truly be missed,” he wrote. “God Bless.”

Ryan Lanza FB

Lanza has joined Facebook victim groups as well as groups that support him called “Support Ryan Lanza” and “Clear Ryan Lanza’s Name.”

A number of media outlets wrongly identified him as the shooter because his brother had been carrying his identification during his killing spree.

On Ryan’s Facebook, one poster wrote that Adam Lanza deserved to “rot in hell” and was the “scum of the earth.” Ryan Lanza responded sharply to the post:

“I am so tired of people blaming me for something my brother did. I love Adam, his [sic] my brother. But you have no right to call my brother names.”

“He isn’t here no more. Just let my brother rest in peace. Please. Respect that.”

Lanza, who lives in Hoboken, N.J., appeared to have told the N.Y. Post that a Facebook “friend” who said his brother should “rot in hell” was a stranger.

“He is calling my brother a monster when he don’t even know him,” Lanza said.

Apparently this was all a hoax, though, like so much other “news” in this digital, social media-driven age; Lanza’s family denies he said any of this.

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Aurora Movie Theater to Pay for Victim Funeral Services

The movie theater inside which James Holmes took the lives of 12 people last Friday is offering to pay for the funerals of those lost in the massacre.

CO Victims

As first reported by TMZ, several services were held this week, including one for a 32-year old mother of two named Rebecca Wingo.

And insiders say the owners of Cinemark called the chapel where her funeral was being held and made it clear it would cover the expenses for Wingo and also all other victims of the tragedy.

Rebecca’s mother actually turned down the offer, sources confirm, but only because the Victims Advocate Fund has already paid for everyone’s main funeral expenses.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to go out to all those affected by this terrible incident.

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Dane Cook Apologizes for Dark Knight Rises Joke, Being an Insensitive Moron

Dane Cook has apologized for being an insensitive jerk bag.

On Thursday night, the unfunny stand-up comedian joked that people inside the Aurora, Colorado movie theater last week were probably wishing they’d be shot because The Dark Knight Rises is such a bad movie.

Shockingly, anyone with an ounce of sympathy and intelligence came down hard on Cook, prompting him to write the following on Twitter:

I am devastated by the recent tragedy in Colorado & did not mean to make light of what happened.

I made a bad judgment call with my material last night & regret making a joke at such a sensitive time. My heart goes out to all of the families & friends of the victims.

And, with that, let’s hope the controversy goes away. Along with Cook.

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Sherman Hemsley, Star of The Jeffersons, Dead at 74

Sherman Hemsley, the actor who created one of the most memorable characters in sitcom history, died today of at his home in El Paso. He was 74.

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Hemsley starred first on All My Family and later on The Jeffersons as George Jefferson. He was also a professional singer who released a single in 1989 titled “Ain’t that A Kick in the Head.”

TMZ first reported Hemsley’s passing and has no news on the cause of his death. The actor does not leave behind any wife or children.

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Adorable Kitten Takes on Giant Doberman [Video]

At times like this, when the nation is witness to a senseless tragedy and stories about the victims begin to leak out and disturbing news concerning the shooter becomes public and you can see a debate between the Left and Right forming over gun control

… sometimes you just need to sit back and watch an adorable little kitten insist on playing with a giant Doberman.

You just need to smile and appreciate the smaller things in life. That’s the goal here. Enjoy, readers:

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Stars React to Colorado Shooting, Push for Gun Control Laws

Amidst the sadness and shock over the fatal Aurora, Colorado shooting at a Dark Knight Rises screening early Friday morning, many celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their sympathy for the victims and their families.

Many have also used this as an opportunity to push for stricter gun laws, an area in which President Barack Obama has been considered a total failure by The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

Batman Mourns

Here is a sampling of star Tweets on the matter. Read through them and share your take with us now:

Cory Monteith: guns don’t kill people, people do etc.. but until we can fix society somehow you probably shouldn’t be able to buy AR-15’s at a fishing shop … such a senseless tragedy. when are we going to reconsider the role of guns in society? how many more times does this have to happen?

Susan Sarandon: The right to bear arms was referring to muskets. Maybe it’s time to re-think our gun policy on this day of slaughter in Colorado.

Piers Morgan: Lunatics like this will always try and get guns. It should be 100,000 times harder than it is for them to do so. That’s my point.

Miley Cyrus (in a retweet): Less guns = less psychopaths who can get guns = less innocent lives lost….seems pretty obvious to me.

Chris Daughtry: Stricter gun laws will not stop SICK people from getting access to guns…Laws & rules are not in the forefront of the mind of a criminal.

John Leguizamo: My heart goes 2 all the victims families in colorado. No one should have to go thru that. When r we gonna get guns removed in this country?!

Bryan Greenberg: People against gun control are you kidding me?! Don’t even try to justify having a AR-15 for personal use. Not necessary!!

Josh Hopkins: Dear news media, In reporting about tragedy in Colorado please do less about ‘does Batman promote violence’ & more about gun control. Thanks.

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