At the Grove
Rapper/actor LL Cool J joined “Extra’s” Maria Menounos at The Grove on Thursday, where the “NCIS: Los Angeles” star opened up about the controversy surrounding his "Accidental Racist" duet with country singer Brad Paisley.
LL explained, “The fact that there is so much controversy is proof that the conversation needed to be had. In clarifying, my intent is in no way saying that slavery is okay, that would be heartless.”
Geragos explained, “I’ve known him, obviously, since he first came to me over the whole Rihanna case. I’ve watched him over the past four years. I’ve talked to Rihanna, and she has seen, as I have seen, a monumental change in him.”
As for Brown and Rihanna’s current on-again/off-again relationship, the lawyer said, “I talked to Rihanna at the last hearing we went to and asked her, ‘Would you be here if he hadn’t done the work and made the change and gone through the programs?’ She said, ‘Absolutely not.’”
Actress Ashley Tisdale joined “Extra’s” Mario Lopez at The Grove to dish about her upcoming role in “Scary Movie 5,” and her love life.
Sofia Vergara’s fiancé Nick Loeb, founder of Loeb’s Foods, joined “Extra” at The Grove to show Mario Lopez his newest creation with Auntie Anne’s pretzels, the Onion Crunch gourmet pretzel dog. Nick also dished on what he and Sofia eat at home.“I cook about once a week,” Nick said. “I cook everything, I always get yelled at to make healthier type foods… My fiancée prefers to eat healthy… I like to cook anything for her, she loves chicken, pasta, salad.”
Stanger said, “We met online at Plenty of Fish, which is a dating site. I'm a big advocate of all of the dating sites!”
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Veteran actress/singer Debbie Reynolds stopped by The Grove to talk with “Extra’s” Mario Lopez about her new book, “Unsinkable,” and her appearance as Liberace’s mother in the HBO film “Behind the Candelabra.”
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Nash is promoting the NBA and Sprint’s Green Week, a mission to teach fans how to protect the environment. Nash explained, “There's something like 1.6 billion cell phones produced every year and only 10 percent are recycled, so it’s really important for us to recycle some of these phones.”