Jennifer Aniston Bashed For Using The Word "Retard"

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  • While discussing her Barbra Streisand photo shoot for Harper’s Bazaar on Live With Regis & Kelly today, Jennifer Aniston said, “Yes, I play dress up! I do it for a living, like a retard!” Now disability advocates are trashing Jen.
  • The CEO of The Arc, a nonprofit for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, says it’s, “extraordinarily offensive and inappropriate… Frankly, someone in her position ought to know better.” A rep for the Special Olympics added, “People with intellectual disabilities have fought their whole lives for understanding and recognition. When people continue to use the R word, it’s hurtful.” [Us]
  • When asked about the salon owner accused of stealing her credit card information, Jennifer Aniston said, “We had a situation that was not cool so I just stopped going to her.” [TMZ]
  • Sources say UCLA doctors have determined that Lindsay Lohan isn’t suffering from any drug or psychiatric problems. They claim the judge “overreacted” when she sent Lindsay to rehab, but she’s been “weaned off” all of her meds anyway. She’s supposedly being recommended for an early release from the facility. [TMZ]
  • Michael Lohan says the UCLA program, “does NOT offer the treatment Lindsay needed or needs. What Judge Revel did, was basically sentence Lindsay to more jail time because UCLA’s program is like any other medical unit in jail or prison.” [Perez]
  • The boutique suing Lindsay for failing to pay a $16,880 bill has dropped their suit because Lindsay wrote them a check for everything she owed, plus some extra money for their trouble. [TMZ]
  • Dina Lohan says that while in rehab “Lindsay‘s busy every day, actually, sketching,” …for her line of leggings. This is disappointing — at first it sounded like we’d be seeing some tortured jailhouse art. [Us]
  • Spencer Pratt says he’s writing a tell-all book about his relationship with Heidi Montag, and her relationship with her mom. [Us]
  • Heidi Montag told TMZ, “This is exactly why I left him … Right now I’m looking into my legal options.” [TMZ]
  • Jesse James made $118,088.95 by selling his stuff on eBay. [Radar]
  • E! tried to cheer up Michael Douglas today by making a list of other celebrity cancer survivors. [E!]
  • In case you missed it in Rag Trade, Katie Holmes and her Romantics co-stars will be appearing in the fall J. Crew catalogue. [Us]
  • Mark Wahlberg is working on a one-hour drama for HBO that “will focus on a giant video company under siege from Internet competitors and a girl from the Midwest whose boyfriend convinces her to move to Los Angeles to become a star.” It will feature both, “legit actors and real porn performers.” [Just Jared]
  • Lily Allen, who is pregnant, fell in a restaurant and was treated for whiplash. She Tweeted, “Owwwwwcch. My neck hurts. Feel free to Insert sexy time related joke here. Still not funny. My neck hurts a lot (sic).” [Radar]
  • Snooki‘s current boyfriend and ex-boyfriend are keeping their names in the news by pretending to fight on Twitter. [Radar]
  • Kim Kardashian released a sneak peek of her calendar on Twitter today. According to Kim, it’s always a good time to remove all the hair below your neck and douse yourself in baby oil. [IDLYITW]
  • Britney Spears won’t be appearing at the VMAs this year. [Perez]
  • Ricky Martin will release his autobiography Me in November. [AP]
  • Also in November, Justin Guarini will make his Broadway debut in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Try to contain yourselves. [N.Y. Mag]
  • Bravo is adding two new cast members for the new season of Real Housewives of Atlanta, a pregnant lady and an “independent woman [who] will grapple with a marriage ultimatum from her boyfriend of three years.” [EW]
  • Teresa Giudice is blaming her financial troubles on RHONJ. A source says, “Everything would be settled by now, but because she is now famous everyone is using the situation to get press for themselves and humiliate her and her family. It’s honestly got to the point where she’s not sure if she wants to come back for another season… She didn’t sign up to be on ‘Housewives’ so that everyone could look into her bank account. Millions of couples go through what they are going through, except no one knows about it. It’s just not fair.” [Perez]
  • The sister of David Carradine‘s late ex-wife is trying to get money from his estate. [Radar]
  • Hilary Duff and her husband Mike Comrie are honeymooning in Cabo. [E!]
  • This could be awesome: “Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy will star in indie romantic comedy Hysteria, centered on the invention of the vibrator in Victorian Era England.” [Variety]
  • A source says Fred Armisen‘s relationship with Abby Elliott is in the early stages and “nothing serious.” As for his split from Elisabeth Moss, “Both him and Elisabeth have moved on… It was totally amicable and friendly.” [People]
  • Danica McKellar wants you to see her pregnancy portraits. [People]
  • “Everyone knows that Rihanna has a great big forehead! There’s nothing wrong with it. It’s just… Rihanna’s forehead is two of yours! I can say that because I’m big brother.” — Ne-Yo [ONTD]
  • Blake Lively is going to appear on the cover of Vogue for the third time this fall, even though she hasn’t really done anything except play a boring character on Gossip Girl. [E!]
  • While talking to Blake Lively for Interview, Ben Affleck said, “Do you remember when you and I had worked together for months and we were wandering around in Boston and at one point I just randomly pointed to a place and said, ‘Matt Damon lived there.’ And you turned to me and were like, ‘What? You know Jason Bourne?'” [N.Y. Mag]
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