GMA’s Lara Spencer Apologizes On-Air for Mocking Prince George’s Ballet Lessons: ‘My Comment Was Stupid and Insensitive’

RELATED STORIES Lara Spencer is not finished apologizing. The embattled Good Morning America co-host — who drew fire last week for mocking six-year-old Prince George’s interest in ballet — followed up her recent social media mea culpa with a formal on-air apology during Monday’s GMA. “I screwed up,” Spencer told viewers. “The comment I made about dance was […]

The One Show: ‘Don’t mention it!’ Matt Baker scolded by guest for forbidden comment

The One Show was presented by Matt Baker and Angelica Bell this evening. The latter is filling in for Alex Jones who is currently on maternity leave. They had a delightful chat planned with Michelle Gayle, who used to star in EastEnders, but is currently treading the boards in Harry Potter spin-off, The Cursed Child.  […]

Comment about ‘public hanging’ spells trouble for Mississippi senator

Mississippi Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is facing a runoff Senate election against an African-American Democrat, has found herself in hot water after joking that she would sit in “the front row” at a public hanging. A video tweeted by journalist Lamar White Jr. of the Bayou Brief shows Hyde-Smith standing alongside a supporter at a […]

Twitter in schadenfreude feast as NBC’s Megyn Kelly reportedly shown door after blackface comment

Reports that Megyn Kelly is parting ways with NBC after a ‘blackface’ Halloween costume remark have sent Twitter into convulsions. She has apparently fired her talent agent and lawyered up for the forthcoming contract battle. The news host did not appear on her morning show, ‘Megyn Kelly Today,’ on Thursday, and multiple outlets have reported […]

Instagram’s emoji shortcuts help you comment in record time

If you can’t post comments without tossing in at least one emoji to make your feelings clear, you’ll be glad to know that Instagram has your back. After months of testing, Instagram has introduced an emoji shortcut bar on Android and iOS that offers quick access to your most-used icons when wading into a post’s […]

The Pope refused to comment on bombshell allegations of sexual abuse cover ups amid calls for his resignation

Associated Press/Peter Morrison Pope Francis declined to respond to explosive accusations by a former top Vatican official that the pontiff had covered up sexual abuse.  The Pope said he would “not say one word” and asked reporters to read the documenting outlining allegations and “judge it for yourselves.” A former top Vatican official accused the pope […]

Bolivian leader digs up Pompeo comment about ‘transition’ in Venezuela after attack on Maduro

Evo Morales has lashed out at “Yankee interventionism” after an assassination attempt on the president of Venezuela, pointing to comments made by Mike Pompeo that the US is hoping for “transition” in the South American state. Morales, Bolivia’s staunchly anti-American president, took to Twitter to accuse the US of having “plans” for Venezuela, a day […]

Offended by Trump’s comment, Montenegro claims ‘permanent friendship’ with US

NATO’s youngest member claimed it had a ‘history and tradition and peaceful politics’ and pledged permanent friendship to the US, after President Donald Trump called Montenegro’s people ‘aggressive’ and capable of starting WWIII. “Montenegro is proud of its history and tradition and peaceful politics that led to the position of a stabilizing state in the […]

RT COMMENT IN RESPONSE TO OFCOM DECISION REGARDING ALEX SALMOND SHOW 16.07.2018

This was a notable and worrying example of Ofcom’s orchestration of the media in this matter by publicizing without notice to RT the provisional findings for its decision in this case, in a statement made on April 18. This was before it had heard, let alone had time to consider, RT’s representations on its preliminary […]

John Kelly walks back comment calling Trump ’embarrassed’ by Mueller investigation

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters White House Chief of Staff John Kelly clarified some of his comments from an NPR interview published Friday, Politico reported. Kelly had described President Donald Trump as “embarrassed” by the special counsel investigation, but told reporters Friday he preferred “distracted.” White House Chief of Staff John Kelly clarified some of his comments about […]