Memorable Performances of 2006

What do these two actors, three politicians and four musicians have in common? They all took the stage in 2006 and got us talking. But it wasn't always for the right reasons. Not all these performances are to be admired, but they are sure to be remembered.

JESSICA SIMPSON got so flustered at the Kennedy Center Honors as she was singing 9 to 5 to Dolly Parton that she stopped midway and fled the stage--hardly an argument for women in the workforce.

MICHAEL RICHARDS, a.k.a. Seinfeld's Kramer, lit into a heckler during his stand-up act, calling him a "nigger," joking...

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