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Another toothless celebrity interview

Chris Brown (with his mother, Joyce Hawkins) is interviewed by Larry King on CNN. The show aired on Wednesday. Chris Brown (with his mother, Joyce Hawkins) is interviewed by Larry King on CNN. The show aired on Wednesday. (Peter Stone/Cnn via Ap)
By Joanna Weiss
Globe Staff / September 5, 2009

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No matter who conducts it, the celebrity interview is always something of a sham. There’s too much deference involved, too much theater, too little self-respect, as if fame is some ingrained and noble character trait. Anderson Cooper swoons over Angelina Jolie. Matt Lauer goes sockless - real! - to interview Britney Spears. (Full article: 506 words)

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