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Dennis Fritz / November 12, 2009 11:57 AM

Most of them.

Dubi Kaufmann / November 12, 2009 12:26 PM

"reality" TV celebrities.

Pete / November 12, 2009 12:31 PM

Kate and Jon Gosselin. They weren't very interesting to begin with, and now that the breakup drama has passed they're just another divorced couple. Yawn.

David / November 12, 2009 12:39 PM

Milton Berle, Fanny Brice, Cesar Romero, Bert Lahr, Frank Sinatra and W.C. Fields.

Guy Smiley / November 12, 2009 1:06 PM

The ones that really don't do anything, aka, are famous for being "famous". At least that Susan Boyle woman can sing a little and earn her keep. What the hell does that Jon guy do except produce a substantial amount of sperm (which I guess is a talent of sorts).

Ray / November 12, 2009 1:53 PM

Don't step on Great Garbo
As you walk down the boulevard
She looks so weak and fragile
That's why she tried to be so hard
But they turned her into a princess
And sat her on a throne
But she turned her back on stardom
Because she wanted to be alone

Mucky Fingers / November 13, 2009 10:19 AM

Yes, reality TV people have got to go.

holden / November 13, 2009 10:31 AM

not a celebrity but deals with them and definitely wish it would fade away...TMZ.

joshua / November 13, 2009 11:02 AM

Carrie Prejean - offensive during the pageant, now she's just too dumb for words.

vanessa / November 13, 2009 12:07 PM

If they have or once had a show on MTV or VH1 or E, they have to go.

JAH / November 13, 2009 2:31 PM

Sarah Palin. I can't believe her name hasn't already come up.

Alexandra / November 13, 2009 4:18 PM

Emily Rossum - who the f cares that she's dating the Counting Crows guy? She's been in one mediocre movie and never seen again. And he is up his own ass. I don't know why she/they bother me, but they just do. They're both lame.

LaShawn Williams / November 13, 2009 6:05 PM

The Kardashian girls immediately come to my mind...

Sam / November 13, 2009 7:53 PM

Whoever that Balloon Boy's dad is, Kanye West and Taylor Swift, and anybody who has a show on the Disney Channel.

Rich / November 13, 2009 10:19 PM

Oprah...problem is that she owns the damn spotlight.

JAH...I have a feeling that this question was meant for your answer. :-)

Steven / November 13, 2009 10:28 PM

Just fade away. Oh no. No no no. I want them all to go for a cruise on that new ship, you know, the Oasis of the Seas, that can carry what, 6800 bazillion passengers. Then I want some volcanic island somewhere to blow its shit up and this huge wave to knock over the ship and drown their asses. No no no, wait. I want a meteorite to come down, nothing too big to wipe out the planet, just big enough to smack the shit out of that ship and send it to the bottom right away. No no no no. I want some Ebola like plague virus to spread throughout the ship in like TWO hours and have everybody die agonizing deaths bleeding from every orifice and some pores too. That's what I want. Problem is, the ship holds only 6800 and there's just way TOO MANY celebrities to choose from. I'll cut Zsa Zsa some slack cuz she's about to drop dead anyway, but her crazy ass husband is one of the first on board. Jackson Family, step right up. Yes, there's room for all you Kardashians and please, give Paris some room. No need to push. I'll keep Sarah Palin because no one can drive votes to the Democractic Party quite like she can.

Sorry bout the length of that but I'm on my third after work cocktail AND a big magic cigarette.

snuh / November 14, 2009 5:28 PM

i don't disagree with any of the aforementioned celebrities. since this is a chicago-centric site, i'd like to add jeremy piven. he had his charming moments in cameron crowe fare, but now he's the king of all douches and a disgusting pig of a lech. go away.

Cheryl / November 15, 2009 9:11 AM

Vince Vaughan.

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