The Word: Alexis Stewart gabs in new book

Mother, left, and daughter in 2010.

Martha Stewart is getting the “Mommie Dearest” treatment from daughter Alexis Stewart in a new memoir, “Whateverland: Learning to Live Here,” which will be released later this month. “Martha does everything better! You can’t win!” Alexis writes in the book, according to the Daily Mail. “If I didn’t do something perfectly, I had to do it again. I grew up with a glue gun pointed at my head.” Alexis also makes some startling revelations about the domestic diva’s hygiene, revealing in the book that Martha “always peed with the door open.” “I remember saying, ‘You know, now I have friends over! You can’t do that anymore! It’s gotta stop! My friends’ parents don’t do it! Give me a break here! I don’t feel like being embarrassed! It’s exhausting! I’m a kid! Stop!’”

Oh my, it must have been so hard for you, Alexis. Can you imagine? What it must have been like growing up fabulously wealthy, never wanting for a single thing, but sometimes having to witness your mother (whose fortune you seem to happily feed off of, even at the age of 46) going to the bathroom with the door open?

Really, you should get Jaycee Lee Dugard on the phone to compare notes on your awful childhoods.

Russell Brand needs to work on his jokes

British comedian Russell Brand had to cancel a sold-out show in Canada after customs officials wouldn’t allow him entry into the country, he wrote on Twitter. “Tonight’s Casino Rama show postponed. I’m sorry. I can’t enter Canada,” he announced. “We must abolish the borders between our nations and our minds.” Earlier this year, Brand was deported from Japan because of his criminal record.

But, hey! It was just a prank. As it turns out, ol’ Brand just had a problem with his private plane.
(Don’t you hate it when that happens?) “Ok all, let’s be clear, @rustyrockets is still in Cali, he never left, he has no immigration or border issue, it was a tech issue with plane!” Casino Rama announced on its own Twitter account.

We’re sure the thousands of Canadian fans left hanging found his humor (or is it just a straight-out lie?) hilarious.

For more gossip news visit Dorothy
Robinson’s
Word blog. Follow her on Twitter @DorothyatMetro.


News
Entertainment
Sports
Lifestyle
Local

Memorial held for Sean Collier, MIT police officer…

More than 1,600 people gathered at MIT on Friday for a memorial service for Sean Collier, the police officer shot to death a year ago in the aftermath of the…

National

Florida man charged with murdering son to play…

A Florida man annoyed that his 16-month-old crying son was preventing him from playing video games suffocated the toddler, police said on Friday.

International

Powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico

A powerful earthquake struck Mexico Friday, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, although there were no reports of major damage.

News

OMG! Exercise can make skin (and butt) look…

A moderate exercise regime can turn back time and actually reverse the skin's aging process, according to new research. The study showed that a minimum…

Entertainment

Whoopi Goldberg makes her debut as marijuana columnist

"It helps my head stop hurting, and with glaucoma your eyes ache, and she takes the ache out. It's wonderful," she said.

The Word

Kate Middleton made fun of Prince William's bald…

Kate Middleton and Prince William are in Sydney, Australia, right now, and it sounds like that brash Aussie sense of humor might be rubbing off.

The Word

Is Tom Cruise dating Laura Prepon?

"Mission: Impossible" star Cruise is said to be dating Laura Prepon, star of "Orange is the New Black."

Television

'Scandal' recap: Season 3, Episode 18, 'The Price…

Sally is Jesus, Olivia caused global warming, and Mellie's still drunk. Let's recap the Scandal finale. A church full of Washington insiders is about to…

MLB

MLB video highlights: Red Sox defeat Orioles, 4-2

Brock Holt the difference in the Red Sox' win

NHL

NHL video highlights & analysis: Red Wings dump…

NHL video highlights & analysis: Red Wings dump Bruins in Game 1

MLB

MLB video highlights: Orioles top Red Sox, 8-4…

John Lackey roughed up for second straight outing

MLB

MLB video highlights: Red Sox score two in…

Lester shines in Red Sox win over White Sox

Parenting

How to parent without gender stereotypes in a…

Christia Spears Brown, Phd. author of "Parenting beyond Pink & Blue" gives advice on raising kids free of gender stereotypes.

Tech

VIDEO: 'Vein-scanning' may become the future of paying

Designed to make transactions quicker and easier, the technology works by scanning the unique vein patterns in each person's palm.

Tech

#FollowFriday: 10 of the smartest Twitter accounts

Spending lots of time on Twitter? You might as well learn something. Here are some of the smartest accounts to follow.

Style

Light-up nail art syncs with phone

This Japanese technology syncs light-up nail art with your phone.