Nicole Eggert Says Scott Baio Molested Her At Age 14; He Responds: She Seduced Me ‘Years Later’

January 28, 2018

Nicole Eggert is best known for her stint on Baywatch, but before that she was on the Scott Baio-starring show Charles in Charge for four years, starting when she was only 14. Baio was 26 at the time.

On Saturday, she alleged on Twitter that Baio began molesting her during her first year on the show and that it continued for the next three years.

Scott Baio then posted a video, filmed and directed by his wife, on Facebook Live. (You can view the video here – sorry, it won’t embed: ) He says that Eggert “teamed up” with Alexander Polinsky, who played her younger brother on Charles in Charge, to make abuse claims against him in November 2017, and that his lawyers sent them a cease and desist letter but they then posted their charges on social media (Polinsky has now deleted whatever it is he posted about Baio).

He says on January 16, he got an email from the producer of the Dr. Oz Show telling him that they were producing an episode with Nicole focusing on her claims against Baio.

He then plays a tape recording from several years ago of Nicole telling an interviewer that Baio took her virginity but it was “years later” (after Charles in Charge) and she wanted it to happen because she was embarrassed to still be a virgin. Baio shows a Charles in Charge script with a date from the last season, when Nicole would have been 18 years and 4 months old.

“I remember her coming to my house, one time, and seducing me. Any normal, heterosexual, red-blooded American guy, the outcome would have been the same…she seduced me, she came in the house and started kissing me. Way after Charles in Charge was done.”

He says Dr. Oz killed the planned Eggert show, but then he got a call from Harvey Levin at TMZ. TMZ also decided not to run the story after a call from Baio’s lawyers.


The Exciting, Inspiring Reason Why All of This Year’s SAG Award Presenters Are Women

January 20, 2018

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On the heels of a monumental night at the Golden Globes, where women banded together by wearing black and putting sexual harassment and equal pay at the forefront, the Screen Actors Guild Awards is following suit by making some major (and historic) changes to this year’s show. In addition to introducing a host for the first time ever (Kristen Bell will be the inaugural emcee), the list of presenters features only women.

The impressive roster – which includes Halle Berry, Patricia Arquette, Olivia Munn, Niecy Nash, Lupita Nyong’o, and Emma Stone – is a calculated move on the part of SAG-AFTRA; Kathy Connell, an executive producer of show, explained the reasoning behind the bold choice to The Hollywood Reporter in December, calling it “a unifying salute to women who have been very brave in speaking up” about sexual misconduct in recent months. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris expanded on that statement when she spoke to THR ahead of the ceremony and gave even more background on the plan, which she revealed has actually been in the works for more than a year.

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“We work so hard on creating economic and creative equity,” she said. “We’re celebrating all of our actors but are really looking to highlight and celebrate the women and the great work they’re doing.” She went on with more inspiring reasons for the all female presenter list: “It is clear that the time is now for all of us to come together and really move forward and create this cultural shift we’re looking for. That’s the real truth, and the awards can be a platform [for that] or not. The time is now – you feel the energy behind it and people are ready. I would like to see us create from that energy.”

While actresses won’t be expected to wear black like they did at the Golden Globes, Carteris noted that SAG-AFTRA has been “actively collaborating with various human rights organizations and initiatives,” as well as the Time’s Up initiative. “These are our members, and they’re looking to create a meaningful future for all of us,” she told THR, adding, “I’m interested in true systemic change, and if we’re really going to make a shift, we have to deal with it on not just an industry level but an international and global level.”

Selena Gomez’s Mom Says She’s “Not Happy,” and Hasn’t Spoken to Justin Bieber in Years

January 15, 2018

Selena Gomez’s mom, Mandy Teefey, is not on board with her daughter’s rekindled romance with Justin Bieber. The former manager of the pop star told Gossip Cop that she is “not happy” about Selena’s decision to get back with Justin after their split in 2014. Mandy also revealed she has not spoken to, or even texted, Justin in years, but also told the website, “Selena can live her life however she wants as long as she is happy, safe, and healthy.”

“Selena is an adult and can make her own choices,” Mandy added. The candid interview comes nearly one month after reports emerged that Selena’s relationship with Justin is causing her family strife. “Her family is not happy about them being together at all,” a source told E! News. “They do not think he is a good person for Selena to have in her life and are skeptical that he has changed. Even if he is on his best behavior for now, eventually he will unravel. He has caused so much angst for the family and for Selena.”

While things might be rocky between Selena and Mandy right now, “Every mother and daughter has disagreements,” she told Gossip Gop, one relationship the “Wolves” singer doesn’t have to worry about is the one she has with Justin’s mom, Pattie Mallette. When asked about her relationship with Selena last month, Pattie had nothing but kind words, saying, “I love her, and I’ve met her, and we have a special bond.”

Canada’s Stratford Perth Museum to Display Mementos from @JustinBieber’s Formative Years

January 7, 2018

On February 18, the Stratford Perth Museum will launch their “Steps to Stardom” exhibit, featuring items from Bustin Jieber‘s explosively successful career. The museum is in Stratford, Ontario, Biebs‘ hometown.

The exhibit will display Biebs‘ microphones, his Grammy award, some of his sweaty hockey gear, and some personal letters including one he received from best First Lady Michelle Obama.

Source: @NYPost.

ONTD: Is any of your crap worth $ $ $ ? ONTD meet-up in Canada 2018, y/y?

You Won’t Believe These Pop Culture Moments Happened 10 Years Ago

January 4, 2018

Whether you plan to gallop forth into 2018 with a positive outlook, sparkling new fitness regime, and list of resolutions, or you’re stepping in a little more cautiously, join us for a minute of nostalgia. While we anticipate the year ahead, the zeitgeist of yesteryear (in this case, 2008) was a little different. The year, now a decade ago, ignited our Sex and the City desires with a feature film, served us Britney’s “Circus” comeback, and saw Christian Bale’s Batman facing the late Heath Ledger’s Joker. Let’s not forget a certain Barack Obama, who was busy promoting a campaign of change in the USA. Come to think of it, does anyone have Dr. Emmett Brown’s number and a spare DeLorean? We could do with a little time travel.