Trevor Noah Slams Peter Strzok’s ‘Bullsh*t’ GoFundMe Page: ‘There Are Cancer Patients On That Site!’

On Thursday night, Trevor Noah took aim at the GoFundMe page set up for fired FBI agent Peter Strzok. Strzok, who previously headed the Russia and Clinton investigations,  was officially fired this week after anti-Trump text made during the 2016 election had surfaced. And this week, friends of Strzok set up a GoFundMe campaign in order to raise money for “legal costs and his lost income.” The targets were first set at $150,000 and $350,000, but they were easily reached. Now, the target is $500,000 and he has already raised over $426,000. The Daily Show host called it “bullsh*t” that people are allowed to ask for more money after they’ve reached their goals. “Because seriously, half a million dollars on a GoFundMe just for hating Donald Trump…! There are cancer patients on that site that are like, ‘Hey! We hate him too, can you help me pay for Continue reading "Trevor Noah Slams Peter Strzok’s ‘Bullsh*t’ GoFundMe Page: ‘There Are Cancer Patients On That Site!’"

Don Lemon Honors Aretha Franklin in Tearful Tribute: ‘Her Voice Has Been the Soundtrack of My Life’

Remembering the passing of Aretha Franklin, CNN’s Don Lemon paid an emotional tribute to a woman he remembered not just as a musical legend, but also as his friend. “People across America, I’m one of them, have been playing Aretha Franklin’s music, celebrating her incredible life and career, and singing along to their favorites,” he said during his Thursday evening monologue. Lemon then played his favorite, a cover of Sam Cooke‘s You Send Me. Singing along to the music, Lemon said the loss hit home. “This is very personal for me, as you can probably tell,” he remarked. “One of the greatest blessings of the work that I do is that I get a chance to meet and have conversations with some really incredible people. More than once I’ve met a hero of mine, but nothing compared to getting to know Aretha Franklin.” Lemon recalled the times Continue reading "Don Lemon Honors Aretha Franklin in Tearful Tribute: ‘Her Voice Has Been the Soundtrack of My Life’"

Rev. Al Sharpton Says Trump Needs to Hear Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’

When it comes to respect, Rev. Al Sharpton suggested President Donald Trump take a cue from Aretha Franklin. After the Queen of Soul’s passing Thursday, TMZ caught up with Sharpton in Manhattan, where he recalled his favorite song of hers. “I love Natural Woman, but Respect goes across gender lines,” he said. “It’s in an era where some people are calling some women dogs. Respect is needed to be heard. We ought to play the president Aretha’s song, Respect.” It was a direct swipe at Trump’s bashing of former aide Omarosa Manigault, on whom he unloaded a slew of insults this week, also calling her “wacky” and mocking her White House ouster. Aside from praising Franklin’s famous lesson in manners, Sharpton reflected on her success as a black woman in the music industry, calling her “the soundtrack to the progress of America when it came to race” Continue reading "Rev. Al Sharpton Says Trump Needs to Hear Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’"

Music Legends Honor Aretha Franklin With an Outpouring of R-E-S-P-E-C-T: ‘Goodbye Queen of Soul’

The musical world is in mourning today over the news that Arethra Franklin has passed away at the age of 76. The R&B legend was surrounded by family and friends on Thursday when she died at her home in Detroit after an extended battle with pancreatic cancer. Franklin, known as the Queen of Soul, was the first ever inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame — and she recorded scores of hit songs including; “Respect,” “Think,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.” Various celebrities, media figures, and especially musicians have gone on Twitter to pay tribute to Franklin and celebrate her legacy.

BREAKING: Aretha Franklin Has Passed Away At Age 76

The Queen of Soul has passed away. According to the Associated Press, Aretha Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit — her publicist said. Franklin had been undergoing hospice care for advanced pancreatic cancer. She was 76. Franklin was an R&B legend, and the first woman ever to be inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. She won a total of 18 Grammys — including, notably, a Lifetime Achievement award in 1994. Her list of classics is lengthy. Respect, Chain of Fools, and Hold On! I’m Comin are just a few of the timeless hits Franklin released over the course of her remarkable career — which spanned six decades. [featured photo via Getty Images]

BREAKING: Aretha Franklin Has Passed Away At Age 76

The Queen of Soul has passed away. According to the Associated Press, Aretha Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit — her publicist said. Franklin had been undergoing hospice care for advanced pancreatic cancer. She was 76. Franklin was an R&B legend, and the first woman ever to be inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. She won a total of 18 Grammys — including, notably, a Lifetime Achievement award in 1994. Her list of classics is lengthy. Respect, Chain of Fools, and Hold On! I’m Comin are just a few of the timeless hits Franklin released over the course of her remarkable career — which spanned six decades. [featured photo via Getty Images]

Tom Arnold: Trump Called His Son Eric the ‘R-Word’ on The Apprentice

Tom Arnold is still on the hunt for Donald Trump‘s tapes from The Apprentice, and he’s claiming that the president didn’t just say the N-word, he also seriously demeaned his own son’s intelligence. Arnold appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, where he talked about his previous dealings with Trump and Apprentice producer Mark Burnett. While Trump denies having ever said a racial slur while taping his old show, his former protege and White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman has been fueling the flames of the tape’s rumored existence. Arnold addressed this last night by saying Trump and Burnett have never directly rebuked him because “they absolutely know it’s true” that the tape is real. The actor and comedian accused Burnett of holding back footage of Trump sexually-harassing women (not just the N-word tape), and he also insisted that at one point, the president called Eric Trump “the R-word. Continue reading "Tom Arnold: Trump Called His Son Eric the ‘R-Word’ on The Apprentice"