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‘Heartbroken’ Sophia Bush learned of ex-boyfriend’s death while headed to WHCD parties

Maybe Sophia Bush is really resilient — or maybe she’s just a good actress. Just hours after learning that her ex-boyfriend Daniel Fredinburg had been killed in Saturday’s deadly earthquake in Nepal, the “Chicago PD” star put on a brave face and a glamorous emerald-green gown at Saturday night’s White House correspondents’ dinner. This is Dans little sister Megan. […]

Watch more of Keegan-Michael Key as ‘Luther,’ Obama’s ‘anger translator’

A gasp went through the room when a lanky bald man stepped up on stage to join President Obama at the White House correspondents’ dinner. For some it was, “Who?” For others, it was “Key!” [At correspondents’ dinner, Obama jabs at media, candidates and himself] Keegan-Michael Key, 44, is half of the comedy duo Key […]

Cecily Strong’s harshest burns in her White House correspondents’ dinner speech

“Saturday Night Live” cast member Cecily Strong took the stage at the White House correspondents’ dinner, taking digs at the media; Aaron Schock; NBC; Fox News; the Secret Service; and of course, the president. Here were some of her harshest burns: – To President Obama: “Your hair is so white now it can talk back […]

The funniest lines in President Obama’s White House correspondents’ dinner speech

President Obama took the stage for about 15 minutes on Saturday night for his annual roast — he zinged everything from Ted Cruz to CNN to Joe Biden’s massages. Here were some of the highlights: “Welcome to the fourth quarter of my presidency…The fact is I feel more loose and relaxed than ever. Those Joe […]

Full transcript of President Obama’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner toast

[This post will continue to update] Good evening, everybody. Welcome to the White House Correspondents’ dinner. A night when Washington celebrates itself. Somebody’s got to do it. And welcome to the fourth quarter of my presidency. It’s true — that’s Michelle cheering. The fact is a feel more loose and relaxed than ever. Those Joe […]

Michelle Obama’s White House correspondents’ dinner look

Would you like to see some photos of what Michelle Obama wore to the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner? We thought you might.   The silvery dress was striking (who designed it? working on finding that out), but the vaguely ’80s look was interesting, too — doorknocker earrings and curly-curly hair.  

White House correspondents’ dinner 2015: Complete coverage

The White House correspondents’ dinner is always a spectacle, if only because it’s a place to wonder what Michelle Obama and Joel McHale could be talking about, or the conversation between Eric Holder and Questlove. Follow along here for all of the details — red carpet kicks off at 6 p.m., while the dinner starts […]

Worlds collide at the pre-correspondents’ dinner ‘garden brunch’

https://twitter.com/search?q=whcd%20brunch&src=typd One of the best things about the annual pre-White House correspondents’ dinner “garden brunch,” hosted by a handful of Washington power brokers, is the chance to witness the unlikely...Show More Summary

A light turnout of Hollywood glitz at White House correspondents’ parties

Look — there’s a star! You know: the guy from that show! It was Friday, the night before the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, and a TV actor had made an untimely entrance at a kickoff party hosted by Google and Atlantic Media. Not only was Timothy Simons (you know, Jonah from HBO’s “Veep”) the […]

Former D.C. mayor Adrian Fenty headlines WHCD New Media party

New Media #whcd Party or secret cult initiation? pic.twitter.com/wnSi9ej2Fs — Maura Judkis (@MauraJudkis) April 25, 2015 Upstairs at the New Media party, the wait for a drink felt like the wait for the latest Apple release. The digital-forward party at the Carnegie Library introduced an audio bar, a high-tech concept where guests had to scan […]

Can we nominate Larry Wilmore for next year’s WHCD headliner?

The cocktail waiters outnumbered the guests when Timothy Simons, the actor who plays Jonah on HBO’s “Veep,” arrived at the Google/Atlantic Media party. The only other notable person in the room at the time was anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist. Simons beelined from the red carpet to an exit, only to reappear later once the room […]

Darby Stanchfield gets her gladiator on at the Creative Coalition WHCD party

Scandal's @darbysofficial's answer to "what real life politician would you like to play?" = @HillaryClinton. pic.twitter.com/sXmEPnFIx1 — Jessica Contrera (@mjcontrera) April 25, 2015 Here’s one thing that is hard to find at White House Correspondents’ Dinner festivities: politics. Show More Summary

A Rolling Stones member and a U.S. senator prove Washington friendships are weird at WHCD pre-party

And there's Chuck Leavell on the keyboard at the pre #WHCD "correspondents jam" pic.twitter.com/qEocjQEqAv — Emily Heil (@emilyaheil) April 25, 2015 To call the dance floor at the Fairmont hotel on Friday night an “only in Washington” kind of scene would make Washington seem weirder than it really is. The guy playing guitar onstage has a […]

From Susan Rice to Lena Dunham, New Yorker’s WHCD cocktail party brings out the stars

To party hop? Or settle in for the deep schmooze? For the guests at Friday’s New Yorker cocktail party at the W Hotel, the lure of lobster mac and cheese, a spectacular rooftop view, and the mix of VIP media, political and Hollywood names was enough to keep people in place for hours..@lenadunham introducing David […]

Has Hollywood finally gotten the WHCD memo? Washingtonians outshine celebs at Capitol File party.

It's freezing but folks are determined to enjoy the outside. #capitolfile #WHCD pic.twitter.com/IRiLjo9a9n — Helena Andrews (@helena_andrews) April 25, 2015 Wait did the Hollywood folks actually take that worn-out memo seriously? You...Show More Summary

They don’t make People-Time WHCD party swag bags like they used to

There are many things we’ve come to expect from White House Correspondents’ Dinner weekend — Town Car gridlock, selfies of journalists all dolled up, pointless Instagrams of pretty hors d’oeuvres...  and the People-Time party swag bag. In 2013, the now famous bag weighed in at a whopping 20.6 pounds. In 2014, it slimmed down […]

Three’s company: Russell Wilson is now taking his grandmother AND Ciara to the Correspondents Dinner

No, Russell Wilson doesn’t have cold feet. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback is taking Ciara to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and – this is the cute part — his grandmother. On Wednesday, the Reliable Source reported that Superbowl winner and “his date” Ciara would be among AOL’s A-list guests at the White House Correspondents Dinner this Saturday. That fun […]

‘The Residence’ author reaches TV/film deal with Kevin Spacey’s production company

For those bummed by the end of “Downton Abbey,” there may be solace in the form of a possible new TV show offering another “upstairs, downstairs” dynamic, this one with a Yankee accent. Former Bloomberg reporter Kate Andersen Brower sold the TV and film rights to her book, “The Residence: Inside the Private World of the […]

Jamie Foxx spotted at D.C. nightclub

Hey isn’t that … Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx commandeering the DJ’s mic at Heist lounge last night (or this morning)? Foxx and crew, including nightlife kingpin Marc Barnes (they’ve been pals for years) plus event promoters Wayne Johnson and Tony Perry, rolled into the packed basement club at about 1:40 a.m.Wednesday. According to our spies, Foxx, a double-threat with a […]

Gwen Ifill honored at Italian Embassy with opera, cheese and a journalism award

Journalist, author and co-anchor of PBS’s “NewsHour,” Gwen Ifill  can now add another accolade: Renaissance woman. Wednesday night, Ifill received the Urbino Press Award from Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero — a prize “awarded in...Show More Summary

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