John Stamos

Celebrities Honor Troops Today

John Stamos, Neil Patrick Harris, Mandy Moore, and Denise Richards are among the stars who have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to the U.S. military on Memorial Day.

A slew of celebrities chose to mark Monday’s holiday by saluting the men and women who have fought and sacrificed to preserve the country’s freedom and they shared their thoughts and feelings with fans online.

Former E.R. star Stamos writes, “My heart goes out to the fine woman (sic) and men in our military – past and present. (and their families) thank you for our freedom. peace”, while comedian Harris tweets, “A heartfelt thank you to all of the men and women who serve(d) in our military. What you did, and continue to do, is awesome.”

Singer/actress Moore expresses her “gratitude” and “pride” for the troops as former Bond girl Richards remembers “the brave men & women who’ve lost their lives serving our country”.

Meanwhile, country singer Martina McBride adds, “So grateful for our military men and women, past and present,and their families,for the sacrifices they make so I can live free.Much love 2u (sic)”, and veteran newscaster Larry King writes, “Today is the most important holiday. It causes us to reflect about the horror of war. You can never do enough for those who have served.”

Others who marked Memorial Day with fitting tributes to the military include Kings of Leon rocker Nathan Followill, True Grit’steen star Hailee Steinfeld, rapper Pitbull, director Jon Favreau and country star Keith Urban.

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"Glee" Recap: Brittany Vs. Britney

John Stamos and Britney Spears made their much anticipated debuts on this week’s “Glee.”

Will protests the kids’ suggestion for a Britney Spears assignment. As we all know, Britney has never been the most modest of pop stars. Will fears that Spears may not be the best role model for New Directions to emulate.

Brittany echoes this sentiment, but for a much different reason. Turns out, Brittany’s full name is Brittany S. Pearce (pronunciation means everything here.) Living with the same name as the superstar has made for a difficult youth for the Cheerio.

While New Directions chews on the subject of Britney Spears, John Stamos heats things up as Emma’s new boyfriend, Carl.

Carl, a dentist, comes to school to speak to New Directions about the importance of taking care of their mouths. This doesn’t sit very well with Will, whose jealousy over Emma takes over. This prompts Will to admit that he still has feelings for Emma.

Brittany remains in focus when Dr. Carl acknowledges that she has the worst teeth he’s ever seen. A quick visit to his office, he tells her, will be just the fix she needs.

With Britney on the mind, Brittany fantasizes a Britney Spears montage while under anesthesia.

With 68 cavities, Carl deems a second appointment necessary. Santana decides to go with (purely to support her friend of course – the hot dentist had nothing to do with her decision.) While with her friend, Santana demands to be put under as well.

This time it was “Me Against the Music” and an appearance from Ms. Spears herself.

Will finally gives in, letting the kids perform a Britney Spears routine at the homecoming pep rally.

This week’s episode had a lot to live up to, following in the shoes of last season’s Madge-ical “Power of Madonna.” While the episode itself was strong, a lack of musical performances and a brief appearance from Britney Spears disappointed.

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