Hamilton‘s Brandon Victor Dixon, film maker Michael Moore, actress Lena Dunham, comedian Chelsea Handler and CNN’s Van Jones cover Variety‘s special inauguration issue. Here’s what they had to share with the mag: Chelsea, on who is to blame for the election: “Stop covering [Trump] so much. They were treating him as an entertainer first. It [...]
Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Van Jones talked about the prison system and, tangentially, Donald Trump, in a discussion hosted by Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos at his large home in Los Angeles. Read more...
Van Jones emerged as a star last November when he said that Donald Trump's election was a result of a "whitelash." Now the CNN political commentator is hosting a series of town hall meetings across the nation that he describes as "Anthony...Show More Summary
As an experiment, Van Jones noted that when he stands on stage at a rally and speaks to a large group of people, certain names invoke cheers.
CNN contributor and the host of The Messy Truth Van Jones stopped by Conan last night to discuss the signs and symptoms of an impending Trump presidency. While there weren't a ton of time travelers blinking into existence this fall, drawing the eye with their shiny futuristic jumpsuits and slapping ... More »
He spoke to the panelists about whether or not race relations have improved under Obama and what the future looks like under Trump.
CNN commentator Van Jones on Sunday predicted the U.S. is “on the verge of a kleptocracy,” insisting we “will see a horrendous abuse of power” under the Donald Trump administration, the Wrap reports. Less than a week before Trump’s inauguration, Jones spoke on a panel about...
Oprah Winfrey, Van Jones and Ava DuVernay met to discuss DuVernay's documentary 13th Sunday night at the home of Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos, and his wife Nicole Avant, a former United States ambassador to the Bahamas. But Deadline reports Donald Trump quickly became the topic of discussion when ... More »
Ava DuVernay’s mass incarnation documentary 13th was supposed to be the subject, but Donald Trump became topic A as several hundred hollywood insiders met to hear DuVernay, Van Jones and Oprah Winfrey confer at the Hancock Park homeShow More Summary
Jones is vying to become a co-executor of Prince's estate and revealed intimate details of his relationship with the "Purple Rain" legend.
Prince died without leaving a will, and his siblings, half-siblings, and numerous heirs have been squabbling over his estate ever since. According to an asset inventory compiled by Bremer Trust, as The Star Tribune reports, that estate includes a dozen Minnesota properties with an estimated total value of $25.4 million, $110,000 in four bank accounts,…
"Because they felt left out."
Former Obama administration official and CNN pundit Van Jones told Seth Meyers on Monday night that the Democratic Party needs to focus on the needs of poor Americans. Mediaite.com reported that Jones believes the party’s failure to do so cost it an election Democrats should easily have won...
The vote for president was less a referendum on Republican bigotry and more about Democratic elitism, says "The Messy Truth" host.
Van Jones has revealed what he believes is the key reason for some two-time voters of President Barack Obama backing Donald Trump in the 2016 election. “Because they felt left out,” the CNN analyst told “Late Night” host Seth MeyersShow More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Van Jones was a favorite of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett. “Ooh. Van Jones. We were so delighted to recruit him to the White House,” Jarrett told a conference of left-wing bloggers in 2009. “We were watching...Show More Summary
WHEN THEY THOUGHT CLINTON WOULD WIN, ALL THE “BLACK LIVES MATTER” STUFF WAS TO ENSURE A SEAT AT THE TABLE. NOW THEY WANT THE WHOLE TABLE: Van Jones: ‘The Clinton days are over.’ The Clintons’ reign over the Democratic party has ended, according to CNN political commentator Van Jones. “I think that the Clinton days […]
Van Jones praised the end of “the Clinton days” and he highlighted how electing a DNC chairman such as Keith Ellison will be great for progressives in the Democratic Party. However, he neglected to mention how by going further to the political left, the moderates and centrists of America would be left out of this […]
How about... Keith Ellison?
CNN contributor, Van Jones has decided that the Democrats should move further left after Hillary Clinton’s embarrassing loss. On Jake Tapper’s Sunday Morning Talk show, “State of the Union”, Jones made it known that he believes the Clinton days are over, that the future of the party is with progressive figures like Kamala Harris and Keith Ellison. Show More Summary