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Is it time to ditch the ‘nerd’ in ‘nerd prom?’

The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner has become commonly referred to as “nerd prom.”  The origins of the term are a bit murky, but since the name has caught on, the annual Washington dinner has become more and more star studded and seemingly less nerdy. In 2010, The Reliable Source wrote: “Forget about that cute, […]

Sofia Vergara Dazzles At White House Correspondents' Dinner, Becomes Queen Of 'Nerd Prom'

If the White House Correspondents' Dinner is "nerd prom," then Sofia Vergara was definitely this year's prom queen. The "Modern Family" star dazzled at the WHCD Saturday night, May 3, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., alongside her fiance, Nick Loeb. Show More Summary

Michelle Obama White House Correspondents' Dinner 2014 Dress: Off-The-Shoulder Perfection (PHOTOS)

Nerd prom is here, but let's just say that the fashion is anything but nerdy. A-listers and politicos flocked to D.C. for the annual 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner wearing some gorgeous dresses and snappy tuxedos. And though...Show More Summary

Hollywood Kicks Off a Big Weekend in Washington

Bringing a whole new meaning to "political parties," celebrities made their way to Washington DC on Friday for all the festivities ahead of the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Each year, "nerd prom" brings together big names in entertainment...Show More Summary

Who Got Asked to Nerd Prom, aka the White House Correspondents Dinner?

Joel McHale is hosting the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, where he will also be roasting the nation's leaders. That's right: nobody is safe at this event, also known as nerd prom. President Obama and various other dignitaries will get teased by the host of The Soup. Show More Summary

Reality star Whitney Port wants to attend D.C.’s ‘nerd prom

Last week we reported that “The Hills” star Whitney Port, currently designing the eponymous fashion line Whitney Eve, would be on hand at the opening of Blo Dupont, a new outpost for VIP reception ready hair. But the Reliable Source has learned that the newly engaged it girl already has her sights on another Washington […]

Here’s Everyone Else(‘s Cleavage) From The 2013 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

Posted by Photo Boy Ridiculously dubbed “Nerd Prom” this year by people who clearly don’t understand how politicians are more like jocks than any other high school clique, the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner was unsurprisingly boring since it’s a gathering of people who either know their every move is being publicly scrutinized or Read More...

Sarah Palin's 'nerd prom' tweet 'jabs' at White House Correspondents' Dinner

"That #WHCD was pathetic. The rest of America is out there working our aes off while these DC aclowns throw themselves a #nerdprom."

Sarah Palin Rips "Nerd Prom," D.C. Assclowns

Safe to say Sarah Palin is not a fan of the White House Correspondents Dinner. On Saturday night, Sarah posted this early contender for Tweet of the Year: “That #WHCD was pathetic. The rest of America was out there working our assesShow More Summary

PHOTOS: Olivia Munn Shines Bright At The White House Correspondents' Dinner

They call the White House Correspondents' Dinner "Nerd Prom" for a reason: It's the one night a year where brains and beauty truly collide. And...

PHOTOS: See All The Red Carpet Glam Of The 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Forget your high school prom -- nerd prom, a.k.a. the White House Correspondents' Dinner, is where it's at. Tonight, media faces and political heavy-weights mixed...

White House Correspondents’ parties, Night One: Foreign Affairs, National Journal, Rock the Vote

Night One of White House Correspondents’ weekend is old-school Nerd Prom in its purest state. Mostly just us locals here so far Thursday night, partying in our inimitable Washington way. First off, the reception thrown by Foreign Affairs magazine. Foggy … Continue reading ?

Video: What to Expect From This Year's White House Correspondents' Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Dinner will take over DC on Saturday with a ton of celebrities in attendance and President Obama sitting at the head table of the exclusive "nerd prom." But what is the event exactly, and what can we expect...Show More Summary

PHOTOS: 2012 Met Gala Cutest Couples' Face-Off!

If the White House Correspondents' Dinner is Nerd Prom, then the Met Gala is Fashionista Prom. The dresses are way better than in high school,...

Celebs Attempt to Dress With Gravitas at the White House Correspondents Dinner [Good/bad/ugly]

They call it Nerd Prom, but the White House Correspondents Dinner is more like Bizarro World where Diane Sawyer and Kris Jenner rub shoulders with Stephen Spielberg and Colin Powell. What happens when you ask Hollywood people to dress appropriately for Washington, DC? Let's take a look. More »

Candice Crawford Shows Off Post-Baby Body: Wow!

Tony Romo's wife Candice Crawford attended the White House Correspondents dinner this weekend and looked amazing. Up there with Michelle Obama! The pair were among the guests at the political/media/celebrity "nerd prom," and made quite...Show More Summary

A White House correspondents’ dinner round-up; Patrick Dempsey rescues teen

A morning mix of entertainment headlines... The White House correspondents’ dinner, a.ka. the nerd prom, went down in Washington this weekend, which you already know if you follow Celebritology’s Twitter feed or this blog. In case you...Show More Summary

Barack Obama Really Wishes Hillary Clinton Would Stop Drunk Texting Him [Potus]

Last night at the White House Correspondent's Dinner, aka Nerd Prom, a lot of jokes got thrown around, many of them from President Obama, who was his usual calm, cool, and collected self. One of his funniest moments came when he was discussing how much has changed in the last four years. Show More Summary

Matthew Morrison on Lindsay Lohan and ‘Glee’: ‘The work got done’

White House correspondents’ dinner regular Matthew Morrison came to his fourth nerd prom this weekend, this time with girlfriend Renee Puente. During the Time/People pre-dinner reception, choir-singer-inspirer Will Schuester took a few minutes to talk about how the final stretch of “Glee’s” third season is going. Read full article >>

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