Diane Douglas's blog
** So, the 13th season of "Dancing With the Stars" came to a close last night. Ricki Lake came in 3rd place, leaving Rob Kardashian and his pro partner Cheryl Burke to duke it out with J.R. Martinez and his pro partner Karina Smirnoff. Who won the mirror ball trophy? Listen here:
** Actor J.R.
** Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, and things can get a little crazy out there. But your cell phone can make things a little easier.
--For example, there's a free app called "TGI Black Friday" that lets you easily scan Black Friday ads for all the major retailers.
** DEMI MOORE announced yesterday that she's filing for divorce from ASHTON KUTCHER.
Here's her statement . . .
** We have a new "Sexiest Man Alive" from People magazine, and it's none other than Bradley Cooper. He's the hot guy from "The Hangover" movies! Here's the report:
** Kelly Clarkson was recently interviewed on Access Hollywood and was asked about her weight. Personally, I don't think Kelly Clarkson is "fat." I think she's perfectly normal, which is refreshing, plus she's a HECK of a good singer!
** There was another elimination last night on "Dancing With the Stars." So, who got booted? Listen to the show here:
** Alice Cooper owns a restaurant named Cooperstown near the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where the Lakers play. Apparently, the NBA lockout is going to cost him a TON of money! Here's the report:
** Today was the WIKY Morning Show's Annual Veteran's Day Breakfast onboard the LST 325.
Hundreds of local veterans stopped by to enjoy a hot breakfast on the tank deck of the LST 325, thanks to the generosity of Browning Funeral home. The "diesel flavored eggs," biscuits and gravy, sausage and piping hot coffee were cooked and served by the Black Buggy.
The reason we love this broadcast so much is the fact that the LST 325 is the LAST L
** Sugarland was supposed to go onstage right before it collapsed under high wind at the Indiana State Fair this summer. The accident killed seven people. Jennifer Nettles told Robin Roberts what SHE experienced that day. Jennifer Nettles also said she cried when she learned some of her fans lost their lives in the accident.
** The verdict came down yesterday afternoon and Dr. Conrad Murray was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson. The jury took nine hours to reach the verdict after a six week trial. He faces up to four years behind bars. But due to new sentencing laws aimed at reducing state prison overcrowding, Murray's sentence, whatever that is, will probably be served in the county jail.
** It was a special Election Extortion Breakfast on the show this morning, as we welcomed Republican candidate Lloyd Winnecke and Democratic candidate Rick Davis to cook for some free last-minute air-time before tomorrow's election.
Lloyd brought in a breafast casserole loaded with pork products, plus the "Lloyd Winnecke - Donut Bank Breakfast Cake."
Rick brought in his mother-in-law's famous coffee cake, homemade by her. Rick insists she's one heck of a baker!
** The Michael Jackson jury starts its deliberation process today. The closing arguments were yesterday. Here's some of what the prosecution said. The prosecutor told the jury that Michael Jackson's children have no father because of Dr.