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A President Under False Pretenses: Trump Faked His Medical Letter, Doc Says

Donald Trump’s medical report, released during the 2016 campaign during a heated debate over his and rival Hilary Clinton’s health, was glowing. And no wonder! He wrote it himself, his doctor of 35 years says in a new interview, which means he won the presidency under false pretenses. Clinton was attacked mercilessly by right-wing media, Fox News and conspiracy theorists who claimed she was too ill to be president. Clinton, of course, is as strong and as active as ever....

Donald Trump Faces Sex-Bombogenesis; Porn Star Stormy Daniels Suing

Donald Trump’s latest sex scandal is about to turn into a sex-bombogenesis. Stormy Daniels, the porn star who was paid $130,000 to keep her mouth shut is suing for damages because he never signed the nondisclosure agreement that kept their affair during the 2016 election campaign. The civil suit was filed today (Mar. 6) in Los Angeles Superior Court, and revealed by Daniels’ lawyer in a Tweet....

How Matt Lauer Blew a $25 Million a Year Job as Today Show Host (video)

Matt Lauer’s firing as “Today” Show host was shocking given the allegations of sexual misconduct against him, but another unasked question is how someone could so callously blow off a $25 million a year job by such reckless behavior. There was something in Lauer’s head that led him to believe his conduct would be tolerated not only by his subjugated co-workers but by the corporation that employed him....

Say It Ain’t So! Matt Lauer Fired From Today Show for Sexual Misconduct (video)

Matt Lauer, the high-profile “Today” show host finally got his comeuppance today. He was fired by NBC News boss Andy Lack over “inappropriate sexual behavior,” after being dogged for years by rumors that he was a major hoser who couldn’t stop thinking with his dick. That Matt, 59, would go down this way wasn’t really a matter of if, but a matter of when. He always seemed so invincible....

Halsey Takes a Victory Lap on Today Show Center Stage (See!)

Halsey, the New Jersey singer and songwriter who carved out a fan base the hard way on YouTube, had a breakout moment on the “Today” show this morning, singing hit songs “Now or Never,” “Strangers,” “Colors” and “Castle.” The 22-year-old singer, real name Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, got a significant career boost from none other than Justin Bieber....

Megyn Kelly Won’t be Taking Over Today Show; NBC Shoots Down Report

Megyn Kelly won’t be replacing Savannah Guthrie anytime soon, if at all, on NBC’s flagship morning program “Today,” despite tabloid reports to the contrary. At the moment Kelly has no formal role at the network. Industry insiders are still scratching their heads over why NBC hired the former Fox News anchor, whom many consider a “propagandist” rather than a journalist....

Jennifer Lopez a Dirty Girl in New Shades of Blue Trailer (video, photos!)

Jennifer Lopez is a bad cop with a hot bod in a new trailer for her upcoming NBC series “Shades of Blue.” She plays a dirty detective. But is she really good? Maybe a little of both. She not only has the goods, she also gets the goods. Santos has learned the tricks of the trade from her boss Lt. Bill Wozniak, played by tough-guy actor Ray Liotta. Dayo Okeniyi also stars. ...

Selena Gomez at Top of Game on Today; No Sign of Lupus (watch!)

Selena Gomez showed she was at the top of her game in a three-song performance on the “Today” show, setting aside any lingering concern she may be still suffering from the effects of lupus, a debilitating disease that attacks your auto-immune system. Selena appeared on the “Ellen DeGeneres” show last week and said her lupus was in remission after undergoing treatment, including chemotherapy....

Was the NFL Secretly Rooting for Tom Brady’s Deflategate Reversal?

Tom Brady will be starting quarterback when the New England Patriots kick off their season next week, thanks to a court reversal of his four-game suspension. His fans are happy, and secretly, the NFL may be, too. The National Football League took a stand on integrity when it suspended Brady for his role in “Deflategate.” But the move came at the expense of its pocketbook....

Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Divorce: Who Broke Up the Marriage?

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout. But something–or someone–put out the flames to a marriage that many in country music thought was the perfect match. As it turned out they barely made it four years. Blake is one of the original judges on NBC's "The Voice" along with Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green....

Donald Trump D’oh! Now NBC Won’t Air Miss USA Over Immigrant Remark

Donald Trump is quickly becoming the Homor Simpson of presidential candidates after his remarks about Mexican immigrants, widely considered racist and insulting, prompted NBC to drop it’s planned coverage of the Miss USA Pageant next month. The Donald was unapologetic. Trump, 69, ignited a firestorm when he charged that Mexican immigrants, who often enter the country illegally, are “bringing drugs … they’re bringing crime … they’re rapists.”...

Rachel Dolezal, a High Profile Civil Rights Activist, Is Really White! (video)

Rachel Dolezal, a high-profile civil rights activist in Spokane, Washington who has been claiming for years that she is part African-American, has touched off a controversy after being accused of lying about her race. And get this: Her own parents busted her. Dolezal is president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP and teaches a course on African studies at a local university....

Michael ‘Birdman’ Keaton Lands on SNL With Carly Rae Jepsen (watch!)

Michael Keaton, fresh off his Oscar nominated performance in “Birdman” will host “Saturday Night Live” this weekend and is already cutting promos for the show. He’ll be joined by musical guest Carley Rae Jepsen, of one-hit wonder fame. Call Me, Maybe? Keaton was spectacular in the movie, which also starred Edward Norton and Emma Stone. But the actor is still trying to live down his Oscar faux pas....

Christina Aguilera Shows Off a New Talent on Jimmy Fallon (watch!)

Christina Aguilera, who just returned to her seat on NBC’s “The Voice,” is known for her powerful four-octave vocal range, but she revealed another talent on the Tonight Show last night (Feb. 23) that was absolutely stunning. Who knew? Aguilera agreed to play a regular segment on the show known as “Musical Impressions.” A singer and a song are chosen at random. For her first round, Christina drew iconic singer Cher and the Folger’s Coffee jingle....

Jon Stewart Likens Brian Williams Lying to Masturbation (watch!)

Jon Stewart compared NBC anchor’s lies about his Iraq War experiences to masturbation on “The Daily Show” last night (Feb. 9). Just to keep things in perspective he contrasted the uproar with the media’s dreadful reporting leading up to the Iraq War. The segment was also dripping with hypocrisy as Stewart air the shock…shock! over at Fox News over Williams’ embellishments. Fox is a regular punching bag on “The Daily Show” for its right-wing bias and often distorted view of politics and world events....

Kristen Stewart, Julianne Moore Find the Good in Devastation of Alzheimers

Kristen Stewart and Julianne Moore say the take away from “Still Alice,” is a positive one, even though the film focuses on the devastating story of a woman who is stricken with early onset Alzheimer’s. Appearing on NBC’s “Today” Show this morning to promote the film, Stewart and Moore talked about the uplifting aspects of the film. Alec Baldwin, Kate Bosworth and Hunter Parrish also star in the film. ...

Is Allison Williams Walking the Plank as Campy Peter Pan on NBC? (video)

Allison Williams may be putting her young career on the line with her performance tonight in the NBC special “Peter Pan.” By this time tomorrow, she may be the face that launches countless Internet memes and social media snark. Williams, 26, has the misfortune to star in the hit HBO show “Girls.” She plays Marnie Marie Michaels the BFF of Lena Dunham’s character Hannah. The show is a follow-up to NBC’s successful remake last year of “The Sound of Music,” starring Carrie Underwood. ...

Bill Cosby ‘Fixer’ Frank Scotti Details Comedian’s Sexcapades (video)

Bill Cosby couldn’t have acted alone in his string of alleged serial rapes and now one of his enablers, former NBC worker Fran Scotti has come forward to talk about how he was a handler for the comedian. Scotti, who is now 90, said Cosby used him as a conduit to pay-off women that he had liaisons with and “routinely” escorted women to his dressing room. “I just felt, you know, he’s not the person I thought he was,” Scotti told correspondent Kate Snow. ...

Amy Poehler Fantasizes About Parks & Rec Finale: Involves Sex, Fire! (see!)

Amy Poehler will star in her seventh and final season of her hit sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” and she’s already fantasizing about the series finale. Hint: It involves sex and fire! Poehler, 43, appeared last night on the “Late Show with David Letterman,” and the two got to talking about retirement. The show’s ensemble cast includes Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Paul Schneider, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Jim O’Heir and Retta....

‘Today Show’ Uses UK Singer Ed Sheeran to Kick Off Fourth WTF? (video!)

Ed Sheeran kicked off the Fourth of July holiday on NBC’s “Today Show” this morning (July 4). Only problem is Sheeran is British, and well, the holiday marks U.S. independence from Great Britain. Why not a U.S. singer. If there is any day of the year to be patriotic, it’s Independence Day. It commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia. Of course, the Declaration marked the official beginning of the American Revolutionary War. ...
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