Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Twitter.com: Reactions on the Marlee Matlin NBC Interview & Comments on the MDI Pageant



Marlee Matlin's comments on Twitter (http://twitter.com/MarleeMatlin):

Good luck to all the contestants at #MDI. And @aliciajacobs glad we had a chance to chat. I'd love to see a copy of the story that airs.
1:36 AM Jul 23rd via web

@aliciajacobs Just had lovely talk with the CEO of Miss Deaf International. glad we cleared the air. And thanks to their hard working staff
1:35 AM Jul 23rd via web

Thank you @655jack for setting the record straight on my behalf with @aliciajacobs. I'm grateful.
10:02 PM Jul 22nd via web

Any of you in Vegas, please do let me know what @aliciajacobs says about my visit with MDI contestants on news tonight. Thanks.
9:32 PM Jul 22nd via web

@aliciajacobs Free to follow up as I have no idea to what your characterization means. But reporting without the facts is not right.
9:31 PM Jul 22nd via web

@655jack. Thanks for the info. I am shocked and saddened by reporter @aliciajacobs calling me "Jekyll and Hyde" on her Tweet.
9:27 PM Jul 22nd via web

Me and the 30 Deaf women from around the world here in Vegas for Miss Deaf Intl! http://twitpic.com/27nk8s


From Alicia Jacobs' Twitter (http://twitter.com/aliciajacobs):

Interesting wknd! Last night, judging Miss Deaf Int'l...2nght, @natinlv bachelorette bash!
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Congrats 2 the beautiful new Miss Deaf International!!! Miss France wins!! Outstanding winner!
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I'm so honored! I was just asked if I wld physically crown tonight's Miss Deaf Int'l winner! (I have an actual lump in my throat!) memories!
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Miss Deaf Int'l top 5...beautiful !!! http://yfrog.com/4vc6ymj
1 279 954 647 000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

Miss Deaf Int'l 5 finalists- Miss' Belguim, France, Iran, Lithuania, South Africa...on stage interviews now...
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Miss Deaf Congeniality 2010... Miss Turkey! Miss Deaf Photogenic... Miss France!!!
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Miss Iran a very skilled belly dancer. A Beautiful girl!
1 279 948 597 000.00 via Twitter for iPhone

Wow! Miss France doing an amazing live hand/ finger painting!! Painted canvas as well as her body! Cool! http://yfrog.com/0xy14kj
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I wont say who...but one of the semi finalists just had a "wardrobe malfunction" during her talent comp.(she looked great tho!) oops!
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The top 10 semi finalists in the Miss Deaf Int'l pageant! Really strong Top 10! Guaranteed great winner!! http://yfrog.com/makbdj
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...and, the 10th semi finalist...Miss Latvia.
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Top 10 announced now..barbados,belguim,brazil,bucharest,france,lithuania,usa,s. africa,iran,beijing. Congrats! Judging starts fresh now..
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Miss France & Miss Iran looking great too! #MDI
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Totally loving Miss Brazil! This pageant is probably her 2 lose. (just my opinion) #MDI
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Miss Deaf Int'l pageant MC's addressing the very large & excited audience at the Rio.. http://yfrog.com/1ruf5oj
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Parade of nations underway...Miss Deaf Int'l contestants intoducing themselves in their int'l costumes...
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Getting our judges briefing for the Miss Deaf International Pageant. Amazing..juges r from all over the world..& Moi!
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@Carrie_LeighAnn I did...the entire pageant...
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@Carrie_LeighAnn let me clarify.. They stood out to me, yesterday, but no official judging has happened yet..just opinion. Stay tuned
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So far,the contestants w/whom I'm most impressed: Miss USA, Miss France, Miss Brazil, Miss Iran..but, u never know what can happen! nerves!
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Would LOVE 2 c everyone come support 2night's MISS DEAF INT'l PAEANT 7PM @ The Rio Hotel (Amazon Ballroom)gonna b a very special night!#MDI
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Getting ready (hair by Liz) for tonight's big MISS DEAF INTERNATIONAL PAGEANT! I'm so proud 2 b a judge! Contestants r stunners!
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@marleematlin, Ill happily get u a copy. Thx again 4 a great interview & 4 your phone call. Class act. (cont) http://tl.gd/2mgfrs
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I have great appreciation & respect that she chose 2 do so. I'll give the full story 2nght at 11pm...ch. 3
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Just got off the phone w/ @MarleeMatlin. She was most gracious & explained the reasons behind the events that took place during the MDI 2day
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My interview w/ @MarleeMatlin today... http://yfrog.com/n2u90j
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@AshG007 nope.. I call em as I c em...& there were many upset contestants & staff. They deserve an explaination. Best, Alicia
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But a "challenging" situation. Hear the whole story 2nght (w/ video & int. w/ pageant CEO) KSNV, ch. 3..11pm
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marlee's behavior(w/out knowing the background) were understandably insulted. Whole thing is unfortunate-a great event & great deaf advocate
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@marleematlin's rep tells me she refused 2 b photographed w/ the Miss Deaf Int'l CEO, b/c of a "personal conflict." Those who witnessed
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"get me outta here" was Not aimed at the contestants...I'm tld she was late 4 her next appearance, & had lost her cell phone. (120 heat too!
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my hunch is @marleematlin was a bit overwhelmed, all the contestants excited 2 meet her. I'm tld her very quick exit & comment,
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Miss Deaf Int'l folks. My story will absolutely reflect what I personally experienced & observed. It appears there is some miscommunication.
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Journalists must b fair, & it's my experience that there is usually 3 sides 2 most stories. I now have the facts from @marleematlin & the
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r now being explained by marlee's rep/bff, @jackjason. I will post their response & official statement in a few min.. stay tuned!
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in reference 2 @marleematlin, she truly gave me a wonderful interview..she was warm, funny, & very gracious. The events following our int.
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still deciding if I will discuss Matlin's very bad behavior on 2nght's 11pm newscast?? stay tuned...
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so rudely 2 the contestants & staff of the MISS DEAF INTERNATIONAL PAGEANT! It was so upsetting 4 me 2 c that "Jekyl & Hyde" stuff!
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My head is still spinning b/c of my Marlee Matlin experience! I am stunned @ her behavior. She was great during our interview, but behaved
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about 2 interview Oscar winner, MARLEE MATLIN!!
5:42 PM Jul 22nd via txt


Vicki

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