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Funny Or Die Dramatized Nikki Finke's Life

Here's a new Funny or Die video retelling blogger Nikki Finke's firing from Deadline with Jean Smart playing her in a trailer for a fast-paced thriller. Of course, the real Nikki Finke loves the attention.

Pretty People Can Be Funny Just as Funny as Ugly People

Deadline Hollywood blogger and ridiculous human being Nikki Finke had this horrifying thing to say about Julie Bowen’s Modern Family Emmy win last night, which echoed a recent piece in The Atlantic that took issue with good-looking women in comedy:

Listen-up, Hollywood: Beautiful actresses are not funny. They don’t know how to do comedy. (As Bowen demonstrated with her acceptance speech that repeated the phrase ‘nipple covers’ 3 dozen times. To zero laughter.) Only women who grew up ugly and stayed ugly, or through plastic surgery became beautiful, can pull off sitcoms or standups [sic]. Bowen isn’t a comedienne just like Brooke Shields wasn’t and a zillion more. Because [...]