Cindy Brady update
Chris Fonseca gave me a call this morning to speak up for his friend Susan Olsen, aka Cindy Brady. He said the whole thing had gotten blown way, way, way out of proportion.
Yes, he said, they were drinking the night before. But not all night and they weren't driving. And, he said, Olsen tried to wrap up the interview earlier, but the Jet 107.9 DJ's wanted to keep going.
"It amazes me that this was such big news," Fonseca said. "When I had people calling me saying, 'You’re on CNN,' I thought they were kidding. People are dying in Iraq and all of the sudden, the big story is Cindy Brady has a hangover?"
The problem, according to Fonseca, was the camera. If you just listened to the interview, he said, it wasn't anything special. He claims he thought it was a still camera.
"She’s not the first person to go on radio hungover," he said. "Who dresses up for radio at 8:30 in the morning?"
The publicity didn't hurt the standup set at Loonees that weekend, he said.
"The people at Loonees of course were ecstatic," he said. "Everywhere you turned around this weekend, their name was mentioned."
The story may be in the Enquirer this week.