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Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog visits Occupy Wall Street; Kris Jenner slammed by Native American group for ‘Indian giver’ comment

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Two big things happened last night on Conan O’Brien’s show. O’Brien officiated a gay wedding between his costume designer, Scott Cronick, and Cronick’s partner, David Gorshein. And he welcomed Triumph the Insult Comic Dog back to the show by sending him to Occupy Wall Street. The results are hilarious and smutty enough that we can’t embed the video here. But click to watch. You will not regret it. (TV Blog; Team Coco)


Kris Jenner attends a book signing for her memoir, "Kris Jenner . . . and All Things Kardashian", at Barnes & Noble in New York, Nov. 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes) (Charles Sykes - AP)
The National Congress of American Indians is not happy with Kris Jenner. During a Thursday “Good Morning, America” appearance, the mother of Kim Kardashian said her daughter will keep Kris Humphries’s engagement ring because it was “a gift,” and added: “I hate an Indian giver.” The Native American group condemned those comments: “The phrase ‘Indian giving’ is wrong and hurtful,” the group said in a statement. “ The cultural values of Native Americans are based on giving unconditionally and empowering those around them. Instead this cultural value is forgotten when negative stereotyping of Native people occurs.” So, in summary, Jenner clearly never saw this episode of “Seinfeld.” (Daily Mail)

In other Kardashian news (because the news involving them seemingly won’t stop), Kim Kardashian reportedly sent e-mails to family members prior to her divorce filing, explaining that she had spent the “last few months struggling with my marriage.” Those e-mails were leaked to TMZ.(TMZ)

Wyatt Knight, an actor best known for his roles in the “Porky’s” films, committed suicide in Hawaii last week. He was 56. (E!)

Ron Meyer, the president of Universal Studios, told an audience in Savannah his studio makes a “lot of [expletive] movies.” He cited “The Wolfman” and “Babe 2” as the worst offenders. (AV Club)

Jennifer Lopez will produce (and maybe star?) in a live-action film version of the game series “Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?” (Deadline)

Hilary Swank loses her PR firm, after the jump

Hilary Swank has reportedly been drooped by her PR team because of that whole attending the Chechen president’s birthday party thing. (EW)

Selena Gomez ’s alleged stalker pleaded not guilty Thursday. (Reuters)

The Broadway production of “Funny Girl,” which was to star Lauren Ambrose, has been postponed due to economic difficulties. (Vulture)

Watch Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds in the “Safe House” trailer below.

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