Eavesdropping In: MTV's Skins Breaking Child Porn Laws, Todd Palin Having An Affair?

by Mara Siegler · January 20, 2011

Joan River's and her mouth are not welcome on Fox. The network has banned her after she told TMZ that Sarah Palin is “stupid and a threat,” and that those who blame her for the Tucson shootings are “right.” [Gatecrasher]  Fox of course, denies it. The show, Fox and Friends, was simply overbooked and the booker “mistakenly canceled Joan’s appearance.” [E]

Pics from last night's state dinner for China's president Hu Jintao. Michelle Obama wore Alexander McQueen and Barbra Streisand wore a dress of her "own design." The singer's connection to China? "I worked in a Chinese restaurant," she told reporters. [USA Today]

MTV's new show about teen humping and drugging, Skins, may be breaking federal child porn laws. MTV executives have been ordered to tone down some scenes involving underage teens. [NYT]

Burglars were so desperate for drugs that when they broke into a Florida home they snorted a powder found in a ceramic urn. The powder was not cocaine, but the ashes of a man and two dogs. No word on if it got them high. [Reuters]

Uh oh. Is Todd Palin having an affair with a massage therapist? [Insert your own Brett Favre joke] The National Enquirer claims "police have confiscated physical evidence that could tie Todd to an alleged extramarital affair." [Gawker]