Model, Gigi Hadid has been branded racist on social media after delivering a rude and frankly disrespectful impression of Melania Trump during her American Music Awards opening on Sunday.
Hadid, 21, used an Eastern European accent while mock the soon-to-be First Lady while hosting the AMAs.
‘I love my husband, President Barack Obama. And our children Sasha and Malia,’ Gigi said, in a joke referring to accusations that Donald Trump‘s wife had ripped off a speech by Michelle Obama at the RNC. Continue reading
Matt Maloney, CEO of popular food delivery service Grubhub may have cooked his own goose after sending out a company wide memo to his over 1,000 employees demanding that those who voted for Donald Trump immediately resign.
Since hitting send on his poison pen letter, Maloney has faced an avalanche of hate from folks on social media who are now calling for a boycott of the grubby service.
‘While demeaning, insulting and ridiculing minorities, immigrants and the physically/mentally disabled worked for Mr Trump, I want to be clear that this behavior – and these views, have no place at Grubhub,’ Mr Maloney wrote. ‘Had he worked here, many of his comments would have resulted in his immediate termination. Continue reading
President Barack Obama returns for an all-new edition of Mean Tweets..
As my dad would say, many true things are said in jest..
From the mouth of babes.. Lily, an eight-year-old girl from a military family, wrote to President Obama to let him know that she feels “this country is a very sad place,” and “needs more spunk.”
Below is Lily’s letter to President Obama:
Dear Mr. President,
I think this country needs more spunk. With all the attacks, the Zika virus, and the wars, this country is a very sad place. Continue reading
Tonight, the White House will host the Obama administration’s final Correspondents’ Dinner. Can we get a hallelujah!
Here’s how to watch it online, even if you don’t have cable.
The Correspondents Dinner begins at 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT. The big draw of these dinners is usually when a comedian gets to present a roast of the President’s administration. Continue reading
A U.S. Capitol is on lockdown after a Police officer was shot Monday at the Capitol Visitor Center complex. The shooter was taken into custody, Capitol officials and police said.
The event unfolded with Congress on recess and lawmakers back in their districts.
It occurred in the Visitors Center of the sprawling Capitol Complex.Staffers, reporters and others were told to “shelter in place” and not allowed to leave their offices. The White House and the Capitol complex were put on lockdown. Continue reading
President Obama will speak about the San Bernardino shooting in an address from the Oval Office Sunday night, the White House announced late Saturday.
A statement from press secretary Josh Earnest said Mr. Obama will speak about “steps our government is taking to fulfill his highest priority: keeping the American people safe.”
Mr. Obama will deliver his address at 8 p.m. ET. LIVE on THECOUNT.COM
Five Syrians have been charged with falsifying documents after Honduras caught them trying to enter the Central American country using stolen Greek passports.
A Honduran law enforcement spokesman said the men were detained on Tuesday at the Tegucigalpa international airport after a heads-up from Interpol. The spokesman said the international organization followed the group from Syria, to Lebanon and Turkey, then on to Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica and Honduras.
Officials are downplaying the incident, saying there is no indication that the men were suspected of anything except carrying stolen document Continue reading
Did CNN photoshop the photo of the Oregon killer in an effort to change his skin tone?
According to a popular conservative website, during a recent segment covering the tragedy, CNN altered the image of the murderer in an effort to make him appear more white.
Via Conservative Treehouse: On the left is the selfie Christopher Mercer uploaded to his social media. Continue reading
The Secret Service has said “sorry,” after moving hundreds of child cancer patients and their parents out of the park across from the White House, so President Barack Obama could be driven to an event nearby.
An agency spokesman apologised after bum-rushing the group, which numbered 700 and had a permit, during an awareness-raising event and candlelight vigil, while the President was being transported by motorcade.
The Secret Service did not comment on why the closure for this particular travel was so lengthy, but did apologize: Continue reading