07.30.11

The Week in Viral Videos

From Lady Gaga’s TV breakdown to Rick Santorum’s Google problem and the DSK maid’s first interview, see our countdown of the week’s buzziest videos.

10. It’s a Kardashian World...

…And we just live in it: Ultimate Hollywood “momager” Kris Jenner opens up about the time she almost dropped husband Bruce’s last name for her famous brood.

 

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9. Gaga’s Waterworks

It wasn’t some crazy costume—real tears streamed down Lady Gaga’s face during her appearance on SYTYCD. Watch her emotional breakdown and earnest contestant critique.


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8. Real Housewives Return

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are back with a vengeance: Watch the promo that packs enough drama to shake the entire state of California.

 

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7. The Jay and Kanye Chronicles

A short documentary offers a peek behind closed doors, following hip-hop heavyweights Jay-Z and Kanye West recording their forthcoming album, Watch the Throne. Watch behind-the-scenes moments from Jay’s birthday with the duo and supportive spouse Beyonce.

 

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6. Comic-Con’s Spider-Man Surprise

Usually it’s a bad sign when a crazed fan takes over the microphone, but the audience at the Spider-Man panel got a happy surprise when the fan turned out to be the much anticipated flick’s star.

 

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5. Conan Presents The Flaming C

Team Coco unveils the trailer for The Flaming C, the funny man’s would-be digital stint as a superhero. Now the question is, can he defeat Jay Leno?

 

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4. Rick Santorum’s Image Problem

Google ”Santorum” and you’ll understand the former senator’s nomenclature dilemma. Dan Savage takes credit for that one, and in this Funny or Die skit he issues a new warning that has “Ricks” everywhere up in arms.


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3. Beck: Oslo Camp Like Hitler Youth

Sometimes it’s better to just keep your mouth shut. On his radio program, Glenn Beck added some outrageous commentary to his report on the Norway terror attacks.


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2. Old Spice Guys Duke It Out

It’s on. The original Old Spice spokesman is back with a vengeance, responding to Fabio’s recent shilling for the brand. The two battled it out Internet-style, competing in a series of cheeky YouTube challenges.


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1. DSK Maid: ‘He Tried to Rape Me’

Nafissatou Diallo, who in an exclusive interview with Newsweek told the story of her alleged attack by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, explains why she wants justice.


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