Alec Baldwin stoked more controversy today by using a gay slur to describe CNN host Anderson Cooper.
Police arrested HLN host Nancy Grace today for the gruesome 1983 murder of a young college student in Vermont.
Authorities say Grace strangled 22-year-old Josephine Walker, her college roommate at Middlebury College, with a piece of chickenwire following a heated argument.... Read More →
Parody newspaper The Onion apologized today after calling 16-year-old human rights activist Malala Yousafzai a "cunt" on its Twitter feed.
The Pakistani native was a favorite contender to win a Nobel Prize this year for promoting women's education in Islamic countries. That same work made her a target of the Taliban, which attempted to assassinate her last year with a bullet to the head.... Read More →
As the controversy continues over its decision to put suspected terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover, Rolling Stone magazine announced today the bi-weekly's next cover will feature notorious sex offender Jerry Sandusky.
A leaked version of early August's edition features the smiling face of Sandusky along with the title "The Coach: How A Lovable All-American Grandpa Became A Convicted Child Rapist."
In an exclusive interview, Rolling Stone editor Christian Hoard says the cover is intended to "highlight the rise and fall of a controversial figure" and is not meant to lionize the former Penn State football coach, who was convicted of 45 counts of child abuse last year.... Read More →
The San Francisco television station that erroneously reported the names of the Asiana Flight 214 pilots found itself in new legal trouble today.
In a lawsuit filed in a California district court, Ho Lee Fuk, a dentist living in Orange County, says his reputation has been besmirched by association with the crash and demands $4 million in compensation.... Read More →
CNN announced today that it is creating a reality television series centered around murder suspect George Zimmerman.
In a press release, network president Jeff Zucker said the new show will air on the fall schedule and aims to "bridge the gap" between news and entertainment.... Read More →
Celebrity chef Paula Deen, embroiled in controversy this week over allegations of racism, added two cups of gasoline to the fire this morning when she blamed her troubles on Jewish people.
Deen, 66, was a guest of morning host Dave Garver on Atlanta radio station WTMI when she claimed “Jew executives” deliberately abandoned her in the wake of the controversy, which stemmed from a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee against her company.... Read More →
Christian television personality Pat Robertson stoked controversy today by telling a female caller that disobedient wives should be spanked by their husbands.
On a segment on the long-running 700 Club the 83-year-old Robertson explained to a woman seeking relationship advice that an occasional slap in the rear is the clearest path to marital bliss.... Read More →
Fox News contributor Erick Erickson delved further into controversy today by claiming that most primates are more intelligent than human women.
In an interview on Lou Dobbs' radio show today, the founder of conservative blog RedState was asked why he thought there had never been a female president and responded in typically misogynistic fashion.... Read More →
Outspoken radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has called the Cleveland, Ohio, kidnapping case a “false flag operation” by the U.S. government and New World Order to increase police surveillance and enact gun control.
Jones questioned the official version of the kidnapping and the rescue on his radio show today and suggested it was another covert plot by the U.S. government, echoing similar claims he made about the Boston Marathon bombings.... Read More →
Filmmaker Michael Moore signed a $10 million contract today to write, direct, and produce a documentary on the history of socialism.
The upcoming project from Annapurna Pictures will be filmed in Germany, Russia, Cuba, China and the United States and will argue that only a strict interpretation of Marxism can save the world from "global capitalist destruction."... Read More →
After CNN drew its highest ratings in decades during its coverage of the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks, the network’s new president is saying a different approach to covering the news might bring in more viewers.
President Jeff Zucker cited CNN’s high ratings as evidence that viewers tune in when the network is covering important breaking news, according to a recent memo he sent to network executives and newsroom editors, which was leaked to the news media.... Read More →