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After Attacking Georgetown Student on Twitter, Patricia Heaton Deletes Account

Rush Limbaugh isn’t the only conservative who bashed Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University law student who advocated in favor of requiring insurance companies to cover contraception. Actress Patricia Heaton, of Everybody Loves Raymond and The Middle fame, attacked Fluke via Twitter.

And now Heaton’s Twitter account has been deleted. Smells like a PR clean-up to us. Perhaps her bosses at ABC were worried that, as with Limbaugh, the nasty remarks would cause advertisers to flee. Maybe Heaton herself was wary of the backlash. Some of her many tweets about Fluke:

G -Gal: you’ve given yer folks great gift for Mother’s/Father’s Day! Got up in front of whole world & said I’m having tons of sex- pay 4 it!

If every Tweaton sent Georgetown Gal one condom, her parents wouldn’t have to cancel basic cable, & she would never reproduce – sound good?

Hey G-Town Gal: Plz let us also pay for your Starbucks, movie theater tickets, and your favorite hot wings combo deal at KFC! Anything else?

More of Heaton’s deleted tweets can be found on Crooks & Liars, Angry Black Girl, and Fanity.

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Dragon Boat Report Rows to Gracie Awards Glory

The only winner from outside North America set to be honored tonight in Beverly Hills at the 2011 Gracie Awards hosted by actress Patricia Heaton is an Irish RTE radio documentary, “In the Same Boat.”

Producer Nicoline Greer is in town to accept, along with Fiona Tiernan (pictured), founder of Irish breast cancer dragon boat team the Plurabelle Paddlers. The documentary was first broadcast last fall and tells the compelling story of how Tiernan, a fortysomething Dublin cancer battler, jumped into the sport with no previous experience.

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