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Originally posted 05/02/2011 07:00PM
President Barack Obama received bipartisan praise for his handling of the operation to kill Osama bin Laden – but was there one high-profile exception?
Rush Limbaugh opened his radio show Monday with effusive – and highly uncharacteristic – praise, ending with, "Thank God for President Obama."
Originally posted 06/15/2010 03:15PM
Add Elton John to those who were not expecting him to get an invite to Rush Limbaugh's wedding.
"To put it in Elton's exact words, when he got the invitation, he was 'a little surprised,' " his partner David Furnish told PEOPLE on Sunday at the Tony Awards in New York. "And then, when it turned out to be a genuinely sincere invitation … Elton said, 'Life is about building bridges, not walls.' "
John also saw it as another opportunity, in his words, "to go where people wouldn't expect me to go."
Originally posted 06/07/2010 05:20PM
Elton John may have seemed like the last person expected to perform at Rush Limbaugh's wedding over the weekend.
Limbaugh, 59, has made a number of colorful remarks about gays that have sparked outrage – and kept his conservative credentials intact. But on some issues, they do share common ground.
Limbaugh, for instance, told Zev Chafetz, author of the Limbaugh biography Army of One, that he supports civil unions for gay couples instead of marriage – a point on which Limbaugh and the openly gay John agree.
Originally posted 06/06/2010 10:00AM
Talk about an odd couple: conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh and outspoken gay civil-union advocate Elton John.
But, according to a News Corporation (which owns Fox News) wire report, the Rocket Man, 63, serenaded the 400 guests into the wee hours Saturday night to celebrate the marriage of Limbaugh, 59, to Kathryn Rogers, 33, in the Ponce de Leon ballroom of Florida's fabled Breakers hotel in Palm Beach. Sir Elton's fee: $1 million, the report notes.
Originally posted 01/28/2010 04:50PM
As a pain was overcoming his chest last month, Rush Limbaugh thought it was "the big one".
"I've never experienced that kind of pain before and I've always wondered what it felt like," he told reporters Wednesday at Las Vegas's Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.
Though Limbaugh had feared that he had heart attack while vacationing in Hawaii in December, doctors told him it wasn't. So what was it?
"We still don't know what it was that happened," Limbaugh, 59, says. "I got an angiogram and the doctors were stunned because there was no blockage, there was no arterial disease or coronary disease. … They think it was an infection that caused an arterial spasm."
Now, though, "Everything is fine," he said.
Originally posted 10/25/2006 08:05AM
Michael J. Fox has responded to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, who suggested that Fox's Parkinson's-related tremors in a TV ad for a Democratic politician were exaggerated.
Originally posted 06/27/2006 10:30AM
Rush Limbaugh could be charged with a misdemeanor after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials held him for more than three hours at Florida's Palm Beach International Airport on Monday, authorities tell the Associated Press.
Originally posted 04/28/2006 07:00PM
MIAMI (Reuters) – Rush Limbaugh was charged with prescription drug fraud in Florida on Friday as part of a deal ending a criminal probe of the conservative radio commentator that began more than two years ago, his lawyer and authorities said.
Originally posted 04/29/2005 08:00AM
REMOVED: The end finally came on Thursday night for the once invincible Survivor: Palau player Stephenie LaGrossa, who had been the last Ulong member standing. But after failing to win immunity, the 25-year-old pharmaceutical sales rep from Philadelphia was voted out – unanimously – by her old rival Koror tribe, now leaving the competition between three women and three men. After her torch was snuffed, Stephenie said: "I was outnumbered by an entire tribe. I'm actually really proud." Stephenie became the 12th castaway voted off and will serve on the jury that will decide who will win $1 million on the May 15 season finale.
Originally posted 01/21/2005 09:00AM
ADDED: Desperate Housewives stars Teri Hatcher, Eva Longoria, Nicollette Sheridan, Felicity Huffman and Marcia Cross will each spend a day during the week of Feb. 7 co-hosting ABC's The View while the show broadcasts from Disney's El Capitan Theater in Hollywood. The Wisteria Lane residents will be filling in for show moderator Meredith Vieira, who will not be making the trip out West from New York because of family obligations, says the network.
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