Rachel Maddow Confronts NBC News About Handling of Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Ronan Farrow Reporting

RELATED STORIES MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow unloaded on NBC News executives Friday about the organization’s handling of Ronan Farrow’s reporting on disgraced Hollywood bigwig Harvey Weinstein, and later, its handling of allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against ousted Today show anchor Matt Lauer. In a 16-minute monologue that preceded an interview with Farrow, himself a […]

NBC News defended their decision to not broadcast Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations

NBC News sent out an internal memo on Monday defending its decision to decline Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct allegations months before the story broke.  The 10-page memo sent to employees by NBC News chief Andy Lack follows allegations that Farrow and his producers were “ordered to stop” by executives who did not […]

The Best and Worst of Last Night’s ‘SNL’ with Saoirse Ronan

Trump, the tax bill, and sexual assault/harassment were the star topics of this week’s SNL. Such horrid talking points could only be softened by the appearance of actress Saoirse Ronan, who brought a lively energy and cheeriness to the series. Audiences should appreciate Ronan’s vocal talents more after hearing her range of accents on display […]

SNL: Watch Saoirse Ronan Lead a Feminist Anthem, Weekend Update's Epic Matt Lauer Joke and More

Did the luck of the Irish rub off on Saturday Night Live? Ireland native Saoirse Ronan made her hosting debut this weekend in one of the better episodes of the still-young season, where she was joined by her fellow Irishmen U2. The two-time Oscar nominee, who is currently promoting the acclaimed indie film Lady Bird, even joked that […]

Saoirse Ronan to Host SNL in December

Lady Bird has been cleared for landing in Studio 8H: Saoirse Ronan will host Saturday Night Live this December. Saoirse, who’s currently starring in the aforementioned acclaimed indie, will make her SNL hosting debut on Dec. 2, the network announced. Ronan will be joined by U2, who will serve as the musical guest. SNL is taking Nov. 25 off, following three […]

Ronan Farrow skipped his sister’s wedding to report the Harvey Weinstein expose

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Ronan Farrow made some personal sacrifices to report out his bombshell New Yorker investigation on Harvey Weinstein’s pattern of predatory sexual harassment. Two people familiar with the situation confirmed to Business Insider that Farrow missed his sister Quincy Farrow’s wedding on October 7, as he was racing to finish his story. Just two […]

‘Lady Bird’ Trailer: Saoirse Ronan Soars in Greta Gerwig’s Solo Directorial Debut

Greta Gerwig is passing down her mumblecore crown to Saoirse Ronan in her semi-autobiographical film, Lady Bird. The indie darlings team up in the coming-of-age film replete with quirky shenanigans and whimsical musings on life, with Ronan starring in the Gerwig-surrogate role as a stubborn aspiring bohemian who clashes with her equally strong-willed mom (Laurie Metcalf). A24 […]