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Ben Silverman Regrets Nothing

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Silverman Off the Record: On Friday, we told you about the awesome profile of Ben Silverman in the new Esquire. On Saturday, NBC’s improbably eyebrowed super-chairman told the New York Times that a number of his quotes had been off the record. “I really don’t care,” he said. “It really doesn’t affect anything on the day to day, other than the guys who liked me like me more and the guys who hated me, hate me more.” (Vulture is in the first group!) [NYT]

Yawn: Cloverfield’s crack marketing team has released another viral video to promote the movie. Still no new trailer, though. [Cloverfield News]

Star Trek Spoiled! The plot from J.J. Abrams’s upcoming Star Trek reboot has leaked online. Something about Vulcans. []

Simmons to Write About Hookers: Kiss’ Gene Simmons announced plans today to write a book called Ladies of the Night: A Historical and Personal Overview of the Oldest Profession. We’re announcing plans to read it. [Blabbermouth via Idolator]

RIP: Kanye West’s mother, Donda, died following a “cosmetic procedure” over the weekend. [AP]

Ben Silverman Regrets Nothing