And now Lisa Hartman Black hits back.
Hartman, the ex-“Knot’s Landing” starlet who hitched her double-wide to country star Clint Black’s pickup, is angry at the mother of her husband’s “love child.”
Renee Lynn Bain, 31, who had Black’s daughter after an overnight affair in 1989, is demanding more child support. Hartman told the Arizona Republic that Bain “wants a mansion on a hill for her whole family.”
Bain, Hartman charged, says her daughter’s “immediate needs” include an $8,500 horse and saddle, a $50,000 down payment on a house and a new car.
Further, Hartman said, Bain has been quoted in the past as saying Black pays her $800 a month. “It is hundreds of dollars more than that per month,” Hartman sniffed.
Leonard Nimoy on writing his first memoir, “I Am Not Spock”: “I’ve made a lot of mistakes in my lifetime, but this one was a biggie and right out there in public. Perhaps it wasn’t quite as bad as Roseanne Arnold singing ‘The StarSpangled Banner’ off-key, grabbing her crotch, and spitting in a stadium full of baseball fans, but mine did start a firestorm that lasted several years.” George, Jane and Elroy all send their regards
Joan Jett turns 35 today.
Ever try to pay a bill with a basket full of peaches?
“I spoke too broadly and too sloppily,” said Newt Gingrich on Tuesday, apologizing for remarks he’d made about New York’s expensive lifestyle. New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani pointed out that New York sends the federal treasury about $9 billion more than it gets back while Gingrich’s Georgia gets $1 billion more than it kicks in.
Of course, he had more weight to lose than most of us
Attention all you weight-watchers: When French actor Gerard Depardieu showed up at the recent Montreal Film Festival, he weighed in at 45 pounds less than he did at last winter’s San Francisco International Film Festival.
Now, here’s a child authority worth listening to
So how did Ed Burns, writer-director of “The Brothers McMullen,” learn to love movies? “As a kid, I wanted to watch ‘Porky’s,”’ Burns said of his mother, “and she took me to see ‘Annie Hall.”’
In between, they did a little tobacco skating
So, what was the weirdest gig singer Faith Hall has ever had? “When I was about 16, I sang at the Raleigh, Miss., Tobacco Spit,” she says. “They set these spittoons at the end of the stage and the men and women, some with teeth, some without, would stand way back to see who could spit farthest into the spittoons. It was so gross. They had to clean the stage off with a towel before we played.”
Afterward, he and Peewee Herman went out for beers
During a recent shooting of a video for his new tune “Earth Song,” Michael Jackson ignored the residents of nearby Warwick, N.Y. Instead, he donned sunglasses between takes - even though it was a night shoot. “I thought it was kind of weird,” said Julie Sacco. “He was cool though. Guess you kind of expect that if you’re famous.”
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