Hollywood observed

Once again the LA Weekly posts Nikki Finke's Hollywood column online ahead of the print paper. In this one, she writes about her long-ago New York Observer story on the troubles between Michael Eisner and Michael Ovitz being introduced as "Exhibit 21" in the Disney trial back in Delaware. She also recites some of the trial's disclosures about Eisner's discussions with Disney spin-czar John Dreyer about journalists, including Kim Masters, Bruce Orwall, Claudia Eller, Jim Bates and John Huey.

Also in the news: Sharon Waxman reports in the New York Times on the reverberations of last week's Pat Kingsley-Leslee Dart split up: it seems certain celebs want Dart to remain as their PR person. And Lloyd Grove in the N.Y. Daily News (via LA.com gives detail of the laughable conditions that ID PRís Kelly Bush asked of journalists wishing to interview Pee Wee Herman.

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