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Michael Douglas Calls the Kettle Black...

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Are there classes--like "Opening mouth, inserting foot 101" or "How to revive a flailing career or image"-- that celebs must take? Last year it was Tom Cruise on Oprah, then Tom Cruise chastizing Brooke Shields and psychology; this year we have former Basic Instinct stars trying to rage against the dying of the light (also known as obscurity in Hollywood).

If you haven't heard, Sharon Stone will be posing nude in the Basic Insinct sequel. Yeah yeah. Naked. Whatever. And now, her co-star Michael Douglas is trying to drum up his own publicity for his latest flick by picking on some A-list celebs like Brad Pitt and Angelina, Renee Zellweger and Julia Roberts. Way to make friends, Mike!

According to an Associated Press story:

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"I don't know about Brad Pitt, leaving that beautiful wife to go hold orphans for Angelina," Douglas snipes in GQ's April issue, hitting newsstands March 21. "I mean, how long is that going to last?"