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Aziz Ansari Writer Turns Down Interview in Brutal Fashion

On Tuesday, the Babe.net writer behind this week's allegations of sexual misconduct against Aziz Ansari was invited to appear on Ashleigh Banfield's show on HLN. She politely declined. Oh wait, she did the opposite. "I would NEVER go on your network. I would never even watch your network. No...

Trump Reveals Fake News Winners

Stephen Colbert and other late-night hosts experienced real disappointment Wednesday night when President Trump revealed the winners of his inaugural Fake News Awards: The "honors" went to the New York Times, CNN, ABC, the Washington Post, Time, and Newsweek. In a list of 10 winners posted on the GOP website,...

Prosecutors Reveal Theory on Kim Wall's Death

Inventor Peter Madsen was charged Tuesday with killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall during an Aug. 10 trip on his private submarine, with prosecutors saying he either cut her throat or strangled her. Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said the case is "very unusual and extremely disturbing." Madsen is charged with murder as...

Trump's 'Fake News Awards' Could Put Staff in a Pinch

The "losers" are set to get their moment in the spotlight Wednesday, when President Trump will reportedly hold his "Fake News Awards," and its impending nature has spurred Politico and Politifact to speculate on what form it could take—and the thorns involved. The blind spot seems to mostly be...

Wolff's Take on 'Anomalous' Trump: 'Is Something Wrong?'

Michael Wolff continues to make the media rounds to chat about his White House exposé Fire and Fury, and his latest sit-down was with the Guardian, which he hosted at his NYC apartment. Wolff (a co-founder of Newser) says the revelations in his book are "all explosive," and that's because...

Male Models Accuse Photographers of Sexual Abuse

Two of the biggest names in fashion photography have been accused of sexual harassment and exploitation by the models they worked with, and it's already starting to cost them work. Yesterday the New York Times published a story in which 15 former and current male models accuse Bruce Weber of...

Trump in War of a Word With Wall Street Journal

President Trump is taking his battle against "fake news" to one of his most reliable supporters. This morning the president started his day by slamming the Wall Street Journal on Twitter for allegedly misquoting him in an interview published Thursday, Politico reports. In the interview Trump is quoted as saying,...

Megyn Kelly Faces Backlash Over Pro-Fat-Shaming Remarks

"Some of us want to be shamed," Women's Health quotes Megyn Kelly as saying Thursday while discussing fat-shaming on Today. "When I was in law school, I was gaining weight," Kelly recounted. "I said to my stepfather, 'If you see me go into that kitchen one more time, you say...

Mag Was to Out 'S---ty Media Men' Author. She Outed Herself

The creator of a much-talked-about list of men in media accused of sexual misconduct revealed herself Wednesday after Harper's Magazine was rumored to have had an article in the works naming her, reports the New York Times. In The Cut, Moira Donegan comes clean that she started the "S---ty Media...

Grilled on 1994 Attack, Harding Attempts an Exit

The same questions raised by Twitter after Tonya Harding's Golden Globes appearance were raised by Piers Morgan in an interview Tuesday—one Harding nearly cut short. Appearing on Good Morning Britain to discuss the biopic I, Tonya, Harding grew noticeably perturbed as Morgan grilled her about her knowledge of the...

Trump Sues Over Controversial Dossier

The infamous dossier about then-candidate Donald Trump continues to generate a slew of new headlines. On Tuesday, President Trump's personal attorney sued the research firm that compiled the dossier along with BuzzFeed, which made it public. In his separate suits against Fusion GPS and the media outlet, attorney Michael Cohen...

Steve Bannon Is Out at Breitbart News

Steve Bannon is gone from Breitbart News, the apparent result of the fallout over his inflammatory comments in the new Trump book. Breitbart announced the move Tuesday but did not provide a reason. Bannon had served as executive chairman of the right-wing news outlet since 2012. The New York Times...

Colbert Seeks Reassurance From Wolff, Gets 'Nothing'

Michael Wolff says he's surprised by the success of his book Fire and Fury —alleging chaos in the Trump White House and citing aides questioning the president's mental state—because, well, "I thought we knew this." Appearing on the Late Show on Monday night, Wolff warned host Stephen Colbert that...

Newspaper Editor Canned After Twitter Kerfuffle

Denis Finley has taken to Twitter to call Politico a "whore," sniff about David Letterman's upcoming Netflix show featuring Barack Obama, and call for the destruction of all office buildings, but it was his tweets about a potential change to Vermont's driver's licenses that cost him his job as editor...

Trump Delays His 'Fake News Awards'

Stephen Colbert and other late-night hosts are going to have to wait longer to find out whether they've won the "honor" they've been campaigning for : President Trump says he is delaying his "Fake News Awards," Politico reports. The awards, "those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream...

Fitness Chain Bans Cable News

Good news for all you fitness enthusiasts looking for a break from the stresses of the daily news: Life Time Fitness has blacked out all 24-hour cable news channels from TVs at its 128 locations. Gym members will still be able to watch USA and A&E and ESPN while they...

Wolff: Trump Livid Over Book, 'Bouncing Off the Walls'

Michael Wolff's book on President Trump continued to dominate headlines Sunday, with the author appearing on NBC's Meet the Press and Trump again firing back on Twitter. Some highlights: Wolff: "I went into this with absolutely no agenda," he told Chuck Todd. "I have no particular politics when it comes...

WH Aide: 'Garbage' Book Is 'Poorly Written Fiction'

White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller is the latest from Team Trump to trash the tell-all book by Michael Wolff, telling CNN's State of the Union on Sunday that "the book is best understood as a work of very poorly written fiction...The author is a garbage author of a...

He Allegedly Spanked Reporters. 40 Years Later, He's Out

Following accusations from multiple women that he spanked them when they were reporters in the 1970s, the former publisher of an Alabama newspaper has resigned from his position at the head of the company started by his grandfather, AL.com reports. According to the Washington Post, 82-year-old H. Brandt Ayers...

$750M Suit JonBenet's Brother Filed Against CBS Advances

A judge declined to dismiss a $750 million defamation lawsuit filed against CBS by JonBenet Ramsey's brother. The Boulder Daily Camera reports a circuit court judge in Michigan on Friday denied a motion by CBS and other defendants who asked that he toss the case. Burke Ramsey sued CBS in...

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