Poor Courtney Friel. Early this morning, the KTLA anchor was thrown in a Nevada desert to babble for an hour during the Planet Hollywood/BritneySpears.com livestream announcing Britney Spears' upcoming Vegas residency. Often, she had no idea what was going on — she wondered aloud half a dozen times if she would ever get to talk to Britney (spoiler alert: she didn't). During the technically plagued livestream, Friel regularly had no idea what to talk about, so she discussed the imminent sunrise a few times, pointed out the "gadgets" being used to film her, showed off cue cards, and at one point squealed, "Oh my gosh, look! There is a drone!" That last outburst is my favorite thing in the highlight reel we put together of Friel's bumbling antics above.
Fox News talking head Courtney Friel sure has plenty of enemies who can't forgive her unprecedented crime of being a hot-but-vapid TV news personality (see prior coverage last night). Or maybe they just hate her for taking that cliche to an extreme: One dogged detractor, the fourth we've come across and second to email in the space of three hours, sent links to more people hating on poor Courtney, more racy magazine shots allegedly pulled from her website and the following video, in which Courtney pulls what we are told is a chicken cutlet from her top: