Newsmakers: Hogan, Foxx, Gibson

THE RANT
Hulk Hogan: Says he could have killed his wife, Linda, whom he's divorcing. "I totally understand O.J. I get it."
Jamie Foxx: Tells Miley Cyrus to "get a gum transplant," "do some heroin" and "catch chlamydia on a bicycle seat."

THE RESPONSE
Hulk Hogan: Linda calls her lawyer. Fred Goldman says, "Mr. Hogan should dial down the rage. Grow up."
Jamie Foxx: Miley's dad, Billy Ray, comes to her defense: "It was hurtful. There wasn't nothing funny about it."

Damage Control
Hulk Hogan: His rep offers a sorry line, "Hulk in no way condones the O.J. situation," but never says sorry.
Jamie Foxx: Foxx apologizes on Leno. "This is sincere … sometimes as comedians we go a little too far."

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Gibson's Unholy Divorce
Ever since Mel Gibson's wife, Robyn, filed for divorce (after 28 years) there has been the usual, unsubstantiated speculation about another woman. We, however, would like to mention another man, a guy named Malachi. As in Malachi 2:15–17, the verses in the Bible that say: " 'For I hate divorce!' says the Lord, the God of Israel. 'To divorce your wife is to overwhelm her with cruelty,' says the Lord of Heaven's Armies. 'So guard your heart; do not be unfaithful to your wife'." Good thing Gibson doesn't take the Bible literally or anything.

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The First 100 Dog Days
The president is facing a teetering economy. He's had trouble with the banks and with a cabinet nominee. And then, a miracle: dogs arrive at the White House and the cloud lifts, temporarily. If that sounds familiar, it's because it happened in 1989—to Bush 41, courtesy of First Dog Millie and her puppies. What's more, you didn't hear the president complaining about too much doggone canine coverage. "After all," Bush said, "the first 100 days were saved by those puppy pictures." So you go, Bo.