May 08, 2006
A Fucking River

Rivers shocked the Logies audience when she said "I don't know why the fuck I'm here", before turning to the crowd and saying "John Wood, you were fantastic in bed last night".

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How can a 72-year old woman make you laugh? She has to be Joan Rivers, period. Arguably half-sober Rivers presented an award at the Logies (the Australian equivalent of the Emmy Awards) and was unsurprisingly consistently herself.

She said “fuck” twice on national TV, made fun of the Tom-Katie-Suri craze and yelled “Aw, grow-up Australia!”

Joan Rivers was awarded with a complementary trophy, a pink one! [silver trophies are given to category winners while the sole gold Logie is awarded to the most Popular TV personality of the year] After the co-presenter handed her the special Logie, there was a short applause from the seated crowd who were having dinner. And while delivering her “I’m-so-touched” line, she threw the pink monstrosity across her shoulder, the thing went rolling on the stage, then nonchalantly proceeded (she tried to) with her presenting. Everyone went ape laughing including her. She could hardly say a word with all her chuckles. Instead of reading out the nominees she stooped down to pick-up the trophy, waved it to everyone and announced that they can post a bid for it at E-bay next day. She then cried that it’s the most disgusting trophy she ever received.

It was so hilarious I almost forgot about how blandly (a few of them—horrendously) dressed most of the Aussie TV stars were. But I’ll be diplomatic and will keep the rest of my Logies 2006 red-carpet thoughts to myself. Papua New Guinea is, in most sense, still an Australian territory. I'm telling you, this aint neutral ground.

Oh well, sometimes one can’t help but ask: What is life without comedy and ill-dressed stars?


08 May 2006
posted by Bryan Anthony the First at 5/08/2006 |



5 Comments:

At 3:17 PM, Blogger Rose said........
haha. i would have loved to catch that on tv - it must have been hilarious! joan rivers is truly in a class of her own.
 




At 5:19 PM, Blogger Momel said........
The fashion police never fail to inspire. For some reason, that's supposed to be a gay thing, making lait I mean, pero she does that perfect on her own.
 




At 12:04 PM, Blogger lojika said........
72-year old woman..hahah! i can't imagine that! she's really fummy huh!
 




At 7:55 PM, Blogger adi said........
that's Joan for you..!

yeah, why is that? the series Home and Away, ang napapansin ko ay how shockingly outdated na ang mga damit nila. (maski gadgets at electronic equipments sa background, luma).

ahahaha.
 




At 11:21 PM, Blogger Bryan Anthony the First said........
@erik: hahaha tell me about it but i dont know why they do that, they grabbed alot of awards though, but am no home & away fan, more on Kat & Kim, Mcleods daughter...