Robert Hegyes Epstein From Welcome Back Kotter Dies At 60

Robert Hegyes Epstein From Welcome Back Kotter Dies At 60: Robert Hegyes, the actor best known for playing Jewish Puerto Rican student Juan Epstein on the 1970s TV show “Welcome Back Kotter” has died. He was 60.

The Flynn & Son Funeral Home in Fords, N.J., said it was informed of Hegyes’ death Thursday by the actor’s family.

A spokesman at JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J., told the Star-Ledger newspaper that Hegyes, of Metuchen, arrived at the hospital Thursday morning in full cardiac arrest and died.

Hegyes was appearing on Broadway in 1975 when he auditioned for “Kotter,” a TV series about a teacher who returns to the inner-city New York school of his youth to teach a group of irreverent remedial students nicknamed the “Sweathogs.” They included the character Vinnie Barbarino, played by John Travolta.

The show’s theme song, performed by John Sebastian, became a pop hit.

Hegyes also appeared on many other TV series, including “Cagney & Lacey.”

He was born in Perth Amboy and grew up in Metuchen, the eldest child of a Hungarian father and Italian mother. Continue Reading…

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Leave Mark Sanchez Alone Jets Deserve More Hate

Leave Mark Sanchez Alone Jets Deserve More Hate: At least that’s the impression one gets reading Wednesday’s much-talked about New York Daily News story about the Jets quarterback.  The story, which set off a storm of controversy (both in the traditional press and on social media), cites nothing but anonymous sources, and they criticize Sanchez for everything from his playing ability to his mental toughness, calling him lazy, babied and complacent.

It’s worth noting that on the record, Sanchez is not universally despised. Teammate Nick Mangold took to Twitter calling the story “false,” adding “If ‘unnamed sources’ want to attack Mark, man up and put your name to it.” Continue Reading….

Snooki Reaches Goal Weight Of 98 lbs & Tweets Pics Of Her Skinny New Bod

Snooki Reaches Goal Weight Of 98 lbs

Snooki Reaches Goal Weight Of 98 lbs & Tweets Pics Of Her Skinny New Bod: Tons of your newly toned Snooki and slimmed down in Super Twitpics to show off her spent Christmas holiday — you Super Skinny or more curvy Snooki?

Snooki loves new bodies at her thin! Pint Jersey Shore star for many months away before our eyes but shrank 4 ‘ 9 was finally announced that he finally guidette reach your goal was to Twitter – 98 lbs!
“My goal weight I really happy I was when I was in high school,” he tweeted. “Feeling fit is amazing and can’t wait to hardcore tone.”
We recently 24, barely there bikini modeling and how he only weighed five pounds its target was shy about tweeting-posted pics of her New Jersey her signature Snooki sandal Snooki. throughout the House and her Christmas presents and sometimes-off lover and spent most of the gushing Jionni LaValle.
We feel that Snooki looks fantastic and we have the 2012 starts off very happy healthy and happy! Jersey Shore’s five season 5 premiered on MTV on January 10/9 c. get ready for more GTL!.