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Originally posted 08/27/2009 12:35PM
Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer – also known as Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michael Richards – are reuniting this season on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, which stars Seinfeld co-creator Larry David and kicks off Sept. 20.
But first, the old gang came together to pose for the cover of Entertainment Weekly, which goes on sale Friday.
How was it slipping back into character for the cast of the former Must-See NBC show that passed permanently into Rerun Heaven in 1998?
Originally posted 06/09/2009 02:50PM
Julia Roberts, Jerry Seinfeld, Robert Redford, Bill Clinton, Harry Connick Jr. and Kristin Chenoweth helped deliver some serious star power to Monday's Lincoln Center gala in New York on behalf of Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Camps and honor the beloved, late founder of the charity benefiting children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Among what they had to say about Newman, who died last year, was:
"We've done a lot of these galas," Julia Roberts said, after doing a dancing kick line with kids who have attended the camps. "And I've never stood up without my buddy Paul Newman. It seems so much easier to sing and dance and make a fool of yourself when he's right next to you. He encourages fun, more than any person I've ever met. "
"I went up to the camp and Paul had me eat my first oyster," Jerry Seinfeld said during a sidesplitting stand-up routine. "I had never had an oyster in my life. And he convinced me to eat one. And it was horrible and it was exciting. And I thought, this will be gross and I'll have a story: I had my first oyster with Paul Newman."
Originally posted 08/21/2008 12:40PM
Apple has Steve Jobs as its pitchman, as well as Justin Long's popular "Mac Guy" character, so now rival Microsoft will have Jerry Seinfeld – who'll appear alongside company founder Bill Gates in new commercials for Windows Vista, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Seinfeld, 54, will be paid about $10 million for the ads, which are set to debut Sept. 4, says the newspaper. In all, Microsoft is prepared to spend $300 million to beef up its image, and is also considering Chris Rock and Will Ferrell as additional pitchmen.
Originally posted 06/24/2008 08:20AM
Despite his gruff stage persona, offstage the late George Carlin was a gentleman who showed kindness to strangers and offered a hand to others hoping to beat addiction problems, Tom Arnold and other comics tell PEOPLE – while Jerry Seinfeld and Joan Rivers are expressing their appreciation of their unsentimental friend.
"Several times he'd call young comics who were messed up on drugs, and just introduce himself as 'George, a recovering addict, and why don't you go to a meeting with me or we can get together and talk,' " says Arnold, 49, who's also battled with drugs and alcohol. "And it blew them away. Nobody said no."
Arnold and those other comics who worked alongside Carlin over the decades made their remarks Monday night at Hollywood's the Laugh Factory, during a taping of Supreme Court of Comedy. Carlin, 71, died of heart failure Sunday.
Originally posted 04/03/2008 07:30AM
No laughing matter: Jerry Seinfled's brakes failed – and his vintage car flipped over – in the Hamptons Saturday night. But the comedian walked away unscathed.
The ex-Seinfeld star was driving solo at 7:40 p.m. when the brakes on his Italian sedan malfunctioned, East Hampton Town Police Chief Todd Sarris told the New York Post.
Originally posted 01/17/2008 03:00PM
Tom Cruise and Jerry Seinfeld have been spending some quality time together in New York lately.
On Tuesday night, the pals went on a double date with their wives at the exclusive Upper East Side eatery Sfoglia, where they enjoyed a three-hour meal.
The next day, Seinfeld, Cruise and his daughter Suri were spotted together again, and paid a visit to Seinfeld's garage. (The comedian is a car enthusiast.)
Originally posted 01/16/2008 12:30PM
Suri may not have joined them, but Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes had plenty of company at New York City's Sfoglia Tuesday night.
The pair joined Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld at the exclusive upper east side eatery, for a nearly three-hour-long meal. Along with plates of rustic Italian food and red wine, the foursome shared plenty of laughs.
In addition to Holmes entertaining the table with her animated storytelling, Cruise and Seinfeld cracked a few jokes.
Originally posted 01/07/2008 08:30PM
Jessica Seinfeld, cookbook author and wife of comedian Jerry Seinfeld, is being sued by the author of another kitchen how-to, accusing her of copyright infringement and defamation.
Missy Chase Lapine, author of The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids' Favorite Meals, filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in New York on Monday alleging Seinfeld plagiarized Lapine's book in writing her cookbook Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Getting your Kids Eating Good Food, published six months later.
"This action for copyright and trademark infringement and defamation arises from conduct that gives new meaning to the terms 'arrogance' and 'greed,'" says the lawsuit, which lists what it alleges are examples of identical language in the two cookbooks.
Originally posted 11/02/2007 12:00PM
Jerry Seinfeld says his former Seinfeld costar Michael Richards is still haunted by his racist outburst during a live standup show last November but is hopeful he can eventually return to show business.
Speaking to Larry King on CNN Thursday night, Seinfeld, 53, said Richards, 58, is doing better than he was – but continues to deeply regret what he said.
Originally posted 10/30/2007 12:35PM
Jerry Seinfeld turned his wife's recent cookbook controversy into a comedy bit Monday night, telling David Letterman he and Jessica Seinfeld are paying no mind to the "wackos."
"One of the fun facts of celebrity life is that wackos will wait in the woodwork to pop out at certain moments to inject a little adrenaline," he said on CBS's Late Show Monday night.
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