It was announced on Thanksgiving Day by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that late night comedian Seth Meyers will be hosting the 75th Golden Globe Awards in January. The host of Late Night with Seth Meyers has become of the most vocal critics of President Trump. This follows Stephen Colbert‘s hosting gig at the Primetime Emmy Awards a few months ago and Jimmy Kimmel‘s hosting gig at the Oscars earlier this year. “The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is excited to have Seth Meyers host the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards”, said HFPA President Meher Tatna. “With his natural comedic wit and innate ability to charm audiences, Seth will help us carry on the celebratory tradition of recognizing the best in television and film at the Party of the Year.” Previous Golden Globe emcees in recent years include Jimmy Fallon, Ricky Gervais, as well as Tina Continue reading "Seth Meyers Will Host The 75th Golden Globe Awards"
On Wednesday night, CNN’s Chris Cuomo appeared on Late Night and was immediately asked about his off-the-wall interview he had with LaVar Ball this week. Seth Meyers played some highlights from that 23-minute interview, including when Ball asked Cuomo if he “thanked” his doctor for “bringing him into this world” and he mocked the CNN anchor’s last name by comparing it to Google Chrome. Cuomo explained what was going through his mind while talking with Ball, asking himself, “Why am I watching this? What is happening?” and told Meyers that he thought he was going to get into Ball’s accusations of President Trump about his lack of involvement in getting his son out of China. Meyers then asked Cuomo if the thought this feud was the “perfect feud for the times we’re living in.” Cuomo bragged about how he predicted early on via Twitter that when the first Continue reading "Chris Cuomo Laughs About His Bizarre Interview With LaVar Ball: I Was Like, ‘What is Happening?!?’"
Nick Carter, former member of the Backstreet Boys and television host, has been accused of rape by a singer and actress who claims he assaulted her when she was just 18. The assault is alleged to have occurred in 2002, when Melissa Schuman, formerly of girl group Dream, was 18-years-old. She detailed the horrific encounter in detail on her personal blog, describing a night when she got trapped in an apartment bathroom with Carter, after he called her over for a “casual hang.” Continue reading "Singer Accuses Backstreet Boy Nick Carter of Raping Her When She Was 18"
On Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert addressed the controversy that hit his network this week with the recent sexual harassment allegations of Charlie Rose. Colbert informed his audience that Rose was fired from CBS because what he was being accused of was “disturbing and strange.” Among the lewd phone calls, groping, and nudity, he also pointed out that Rose gave unwanted shoulder rubs, something his employees referred to as “the crusty paw.” “And you may make three wishes upon the accursed paw, all of which are… to not get a back rub from Charlie Rose,” he quipped The Late Show host joked that these allegations from The Charlie Rose Show made it the biggest scandal at PBS “since it was revealed that PBS is short for ‘pubes.'” Colbert later pulled an excerpt from the Washington Post bombshell that had one accuser claim that she was invited to his Continue reading "Colbert Slams Former CBS Colleague Charlie Rose: ‘It’s a Harrowing and Terrible Abuse of Power’"
dropped a bombshell report yesterday about eight women who accused the veteran news journalist of sexual harassment, including lewd phone calls, groping, and exposing his nude body in his home. Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell addressed the controversy on Tuesday morning’s broadcast. King told Stephen Colbert that she almost canceled the interview that she mentioned was booked weeks ago in hopes to promoting Oprah’s Favorite Things for the holidays. Colbert expressed how “proud” he was of King, O’Donnell, and everyone on the CBS News team for how they covered the news “objectively Continue reading "Gayle King Opens Up About Charlie Rose’s Firing From CBS: ‘It’s Still Very Painful’"
On Tuesday night, Seth Meyers slammed President Trump for not disavowing GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Late Night host wondered for the past two weeks since the scandal broke and while Trump hasn’t weighed in if he would express a “shred of decency” by denouncing the alleged child molester. “Today, we found out that the old saying is true; sexual predators of a feather flock together,” Meyers quipped. He then played the clip Trump’s remarks saying that Moore has “denied” the allegations. “And in fairness to Trump, who are you going to believe,” Meyers asked. “Nine women who don’t know each other and whose stories have been corroborated by dozens of independent sources or a guy who looks like Marlboro Man’s deadbeat dad?” Meyers then ripped Trump for his accusation that Moore’s Democratic rival Doug Jones is “soft on crime.” “He’s soft on crime?!?” Meyers Continue reading "Seth Meyers Hits Trump For Backing Roy Moore: ‘Sexual Predators of a Feather Flock Together’"
Disney/Pixar executive John Lasseter is taking a leave of absence from the company in an announcement made before a bombshell report on alleged sexual misconduct dropped. The Hollywood Reporter‘s report out today says that Rashida Jones departed from working on Toy Story 4 after Lasseter made “an unwanted advance.” And per other sources, this was not an isolated incident:
One longtime Pixar employee says Lasseter, who is well-known for hugging employees and others in the entertainment community, was also known by insiders for “grabbing, kissing, making comments about physical attributes.” Multiple sources say Lasseter is known to drink heavily at company social events such as premiere parties but this source says the behavior was not always confined to such settings… Sources say some women at Pixar knew to turn their heads quickly when encountering him to avoid his kisses. Some used a move they called “the Lasseter” Continue reading "Disney/Pixar’s John Lasseter Taking Leave of Absence Amid Report on Alleged Sexual Misconduct"