Rise, Sir Patrick Stewart, who dedicated his gong to his high school teacher Cecil Dormand who first encouraged him to act. Farewell, Rue McLanahan, who was initially approached to play the naive Rose but swapped with Betty White to take on the gloriously outrageous Blanche in the classic sitcom Golden Girls.
C’mon, Sam Stosur, c’mon. I meant to put something up for Stosur yesterday for her upset win over Serena Williams. I love Serena, but I love the idea of maybe the first Aussie since Margaret Court to win the French Open just that little bit more.