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Daily Jewce: Toni Braxton’s Jewish Roots, Winklevoss Twins Dine at Jezebel

In the news today: Scooter Braun’s Jewish superhero, Rachel Zoe’s clothing line troubles, Downton Abbey diva-off, and more Read More

By / August 27, 2012

• Fun facts from the New Yorker’s eight pages on Scooter Braun: before he discovered Justin Bieber, the Greenwich-bred Braun’s childhood comic book hero was Superman, who he calls “the Jewish superhero.”

• Toni Braxton discovered her grandmother was Jewish after she made a comment about having to be home by sundown, presumably on a Friday.

• The Winklevoss twins celebrated their birthday at hip downtown kosher joint Jezebel. Guess we should add them to our list of the Five People You’ll See at Jezebel.

• The New York Post reports that Rachel Zoe’s clothing line and Bravo reality show, “The Rachel Zoe Project,” are not doing so well these days.

• Is new reality show Honey Boo Boo a “reflection of the classic immigrant experience?” Rachel Shukert says yes.

• Catch an early glimpse of the impending Downton Abbey diva-off as Shirley Maclaine, who plays Cora’s Long Island-bred mother, comes to Downton for a visit.

Watch Downton Abbey, Season 3: A Scene from Episode 1 on PBS. See more from Masterpiece.