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White House Defends Larry Wilmore's Use of N-Word

The White House has released an official statement in support of Larry Wilmore's use of the N-word during this year's White House Correspondents Dinner. Press Secretary Josh Earnest reported that President Obama "appreciated the spirit of Mr. Wilmore's expressions on Saturday night." At the end of ... Read More > Other Links From Larry Wilmore Barack Obama

White House press secretary defends Larry Wilmore’s use of the ‘n-word’ in addressing President Obama

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest defended comedian Larry Wilmore's use of the n-word and other racially-tinged epithets during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, saying the president "appreciated the spirit of Mr. Show More Summary

Punches Thrown: Reporters Brawl After White House Correspondents Dinner

Following the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday evening, a brawl broke out between Fox News and Huffington Post reporters at the MSNBC after-show party, ironically held at the US Institute of Peace.

Here's What Celebrities Should Wear to the Met Gala Tonight

The White House Correspondents Dinner over the weekend might have done a fine job for #nerdprom but, apart from Our Lady Michelle Obama , it was just a trial run for the Met Gala, which is the prom that only popular people are invited to, multiplied by a debutante ball. Show More Summary

Obama Drops the Mic at the White House Correspondents Dinner [Video]

Obama told a lot of jokes at his last White House Correspondents Dinner. Obama was in fine form on Saturday night. Hell, you could even say he was giddy. Watch his entire set, because let’s be honest—this dude is funny—below. Related...Show More Summary

Watch President Obama's Speech at His Last White House Correspondents' Dinner

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle It happened on Saturday night, and there are some good lines, like: "Eight years ago I said it was time to change the tone of our politics. In hindsight, I clearly should have been more specific." But his jokes had nothing on his jokes—including Trump jokes—in 2011. Show More Summary

That Guy Who 'Scared the Sht' Out of Amy Schumer Is Defending Himself... Terribly

8 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Tom Hiddleston walked the red carpet at the White House Correspondents' Dinner with Carrie (and Gary!) Fisher, and I ship this SO HARD. (Go Fug Yourself) Kerry Washington is probably pregnant again. (DListed) That dude who inspired Amy Schumer...

White House Comes To Larry Wilmore’s Rescue Over CorrespondentsDinner Speech Controversy

President Obama "appreciated the spirit of Mr. Wilmore's expressions"  used at Saturday’s White House CorrespondentsDinner, and insisted that “any reading of his comments makes clear he was not using the president as the butt of aShow More Summary

White House defends Larry Wilmore over use of N-word: He was not using Obama as the butt of a joke

9 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The White House defended comedian Larry Wilmore on Monday for using a racial slur during the White House Correspondents Dinner. The Comedy Central host ignited controversy over the weekend by referring to President Barack Obama as “my ngga” at the White House Correspondents Dinner....

Former ‘Ghostbuster’ joins conservative fainting spell over Larry Wilmore’s N-word praise for Obama

9 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Republicans had a bit of a ragespasm on Saturday night during the White House Correspondent’s dinner when comedian Larry Wilmore used the N-word when referring to President Obama. “Yo Barry, you did it, my na,” Wilmore said, congratulating Obama on the last eight years of work...

Well Played, Tracee Ellis Ross in Jovani at the White House CorrespondentsDinner

We live in a crazy, mixed-up world, and it is a relief to me on a personal level that at least I can always count on Tracee Ellis Ross to show up places looking awesome and glamorous: The unspoken theme of this year’s WHCD does seem to be Unusual Deployment of Illusion Netting — of Read More...

How to take a photo with your favorite celebrity: An etiquette guide.

It’s been a celebrity photo-filled weekend, as the stars descended on Washington for the annual White House Correspondent’s Dinner. Roughly 500 miles away in Greenville, S.C., Amy Schumer reportedly had a run-in with a fan whose over-aggressive selfie tactics led the comedian to declare that she would no longer take pictures with people. So, when is it […]

Well Played: Nina Dobrev in Kaufmanfranco at the White House Correspondents Dinner

I’ve missed Nina on the red carpet, because she generally turns it out. This weekend was no exception…well, mostly. Let’s get into this. Read More...

Well Played: Tamron Hall at the White House CorrespondentsDinner

This is evocative of Brie Larson’s Calvin Klein from the Globes. But this seems to fit better – Brie’s gave off the impression that the dress was somehow dragging her posture down, whereas Tamron is fully striking a pose. The almost ribbed look of Brie’s is a bit cooler to me, and Tamron’s neckline might be a Read More...

Fugs and Fabs: Models at the White House CorrespondentsDinner

It will be fun to contrast this to the inevitable “Models at the Met” post that’ll come your way Tuesday. Read More...

Why Obama Was Able To Reveal His Anger At The White House Correspondents' Dinner

President Obama killed at the bloated annual media-industrial get-together. But his sharp-edged jokes provided an unusually honest window on what Obama actually thinks about the media, about politics, about Washington dysfunction. (Short answer: the system is absurdly disengaged from the actual realities of governing, and from what citizens actually want.)

Fox News Anchor Gets into FIST FIGHT With Liberal Reporter at White House Correspondents Dinner

Normally Jesse Waters for the most part is all smiles and obnoxious but hilarious comments that really make the “left” look as dumb as they sound. However, this night…he must

Were Larry Wilmore's remarks 'too black' for the 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner?

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Obama did a "mic drop" and then Larry Wilmore proceeded to offer up a devastatingly funny and sharp performance at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Wilmore was not playing to the room but rather to the black folks watching at home. Show More Summary

Our Favorite Looks from the White House Correspondents? Dinner Red Carpet

President Obama was cracking jokes left and right in his final White House CorrespondentsDinner speech on Saturday night, but it was the First Lady that was really killing it in a beige Givenchy Couture gown.... via

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