There have been a lot of stories in the news about celebrities doing their own grocery shopping, or what groceries they buy, and so on. Are there any real celebrity grocery stories out there? Of course there are. Read the following recent celebrity grocery news stories.
It has been reported by CBS news that Wegmans grocery store pulled its Alec Baldwin television ads a week early. The store decided to “yank” the commercials off the air after some customers complained about Alec Baldwin getting kicked off of an American Airlines flight for refusing to turn off his phone. Wegmans Food Markets later apologized for pulling the TV spots and resumed the commercials again.
Gordon Ramsay recently stirred controversy in Singapore. An episode of celebrity chef, Gordon’s Great Escape, recently became a hot topic on Facebook, according to Eco-buisness.com. The show’s focus was about sharks getting slaughtered for shark’s fin soup. During the show Gordon Ramsay went to restaurants and implored diners not to consume the dish. For this, and many other reasons, Singapore hotels and supermarkets are ceasing their sales of exotic and overfished species.
Sirius Radio talk show host and former Daily Show film critic, Frank Decaro, recently authored a book called “The Dead Celebrity Cookbook”. The book was recently featured in the Los Angeles times with a picture of Frank Decaro beginning to eat a bite of Greer Garson’s capirotada. The book features recipes of Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Rock Hudson, Carlton Heston, Johnny Cash, Elizabeth Taylor, and many more.