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The Friars Club cancels its roast of Gene Simmons

Kiss off! The Friars Club has canceled its March 2 roast of Gene Simmons. Confidential has learned that the legendary club nixed the tribute in light of recent allegation of sexual impropriety against the Kiss bassist. As it happens, Simmons ...

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Matt Lauer made raunchy jokes about female co-stars at 2008 roast

Matt Lauer’s inappropriate behavior was on full display at a 2008 event where he was the subject of his colleagues’ crude jokes. Lauer was put to the fire at a Friar’s Club roast hosted by Al Roker with guests Katie ...

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Harvey Weinstein's Friars Club roast nixed amid scandal

He was once the toast of town and now he can’t even get roasted. The Friars Club, which already postponed the formal skewering of Harvey Weinstein, has now cancelled the roast altogether, according to club sources who called that decision ...

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