SUED: Blair Boone, the original "culture guy" on TV's "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," is suing producers of Bravo's hit makeover show for $105,000 after the cable network dumped him after two episodes, reports the New York Post. He was replaced by Jai Rodriguez. After the Fab Five hit it big, "that was a bitter pill to swallow," Boone said. Producers had no comment.
QUOTED: "They, like, built an industry out of me ... It was this really odd dynamic that, I think, made me uncomfortable for a lot of my young life." -- Macaulay Culkin, 23, to Barbara Walters in a "20/20" interview airing Friday
INJURED: Former screen siren Raquel Welch, 62, broke her arm in a Los Angeles car accident last weekend, New York's Daily News reports. Her representative tell the paper that the star was rushed to the hospital, doctors operated on her and she was sent home. No one else was injured, said the rep. Police reportedly consider the crash an accident.
RATED: For the week of Aug. 25-31, the Top 10 shows were as follows: "Everybody Loves Raymond," CBS, 12 million viewers; "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 11.7 million; "CSI: Miami," CBS, 11.5 million; NFL Exhibition Football: Indianapolis vs. Denver, ABC, 11.2 million; "Law & Order," NBC, 11.2 million; "King of Queens," CBS, 11.1 million; "Without a Trace," CBS, 10.6 million; "Big Brother 4," CBS, 10.3 million; "60 Minutes II," CBS, 10.2 million; "For Love or Money 2," NBC, 10 million.
OFFERED: Katharine Hepburn's waterfront, 13-acre family estate, Fenwick, in Old Saybrook, Conn., is on the market, reports the Associated Press Asking price: $12 million. The movie legend, who died there on June 29 at the age of 96, grew up on the compound.