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John King, a generally solid political reporter on CNN, goofed during a July 14 broadcast when joked about the facial hair recently being sported by Senator Joseph Lieberman.

Speaking on air to fellow CNN reporter Ed Henry, King quipped, “Maybe tomorrow you could follow an investigative report on that new Joe Lieberman look.”

It turns out that Lieberman, an Orthodox Jew, hasn’t been shaving because he is mourning the June 26 death of his mother, Marcia Lieberman.

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Pregnant pop diva Britney Spears has donated $50,000 to support Gilda’s Club, the network of free cancer support communities named after late “Saturday Night Live” veteran Gilda Radner.

“When children have cancer, or when their parents or siblings have the disease, there are few places they can turn to for support,” Spears said in a statement. “Gilda’s Club is one of those places. I passionately believe in helping children in need, and so I am very happy to make this gift to help children learn they can cope with what can be a terrible and devastating experience for them.”

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