CNN Duped into Posting Raunchy New Year’s Eve Prank Tweets
Alex Wong/Getty ImagesCNN just got Bart Simpsoned.A Twitter troll, armed with a small collection of fake accounts with ridiculously stupid names, managed to get CNN to fill its screen’s ticker on New Year’s Eve with tweets from “Ben Dover,” “Mike Oxlong” and “Dixie Normus.”Meanwhile, what may be two other trolls got airtime for messages from “Anita Blackman” and “Deeko Giganto.”CNN aired the tweets as scrolling text at the bottom of the screen during its live countdown to the end of 2021, whichnews.yahoo.com
Andy Cohen Goes on Epic Drunken New Year’s Eve Rant Against Bill de Blasio: ‘Sayonara Sucka!’
CNNFour minutes into 2022, and about ten minutes before Miley Cyrus suffered a wardrobe malfunction over on NBC, Andy Cohen unleashed an incredible very drunken 45-second rant against outgoing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.The Bravo exec and his buddy Anderson Cooper were in the midst of co-hosting CNN’s New Year’s Eve special live from Manhattan’s Times Square when, after taking a shot of tequila, Cohen went in on the deeply disliked ex-mayor.good god this man is full of rage pic.twitter.cnews.yahoo.com
Shedding its racist roots, a Mississippi high school football team dominates the state
Greenville Christian Academy, a small private school built to circumvent desegregation laws, is dominating Mississippi high school football. Now boasting a student body that is 70% Black - the team is all Black - the Delta area school is ranked number one, despite being badly outmanned by larger programs. Jan Crawford has the details.news.yahoo.com
"Ghost gear" initiative aims to recover lost and abandoned fishing gear
More than 600,000 tons of lost and abandoned fishing gear is believed to end up in the world's oceans every year. CBS News correspondent Nancy Chen reports on the effort to clean up "ghost gear" from Portland, Maine.news.yahoo.com
'Issue resolved': State holding Australian Open says no to unvaccinated players
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says his state would not allow unvaccinated players to participate in the Australian Open, potentially ruling out reigning men's champion Novak Djokovic from competing in Melbourne's Grand Slam. "We are locking people who are unvaccinated out of pubs, cafes, restaurants and the G (Melbourne Cricket Ground) and all sorts of other events," he said. "We're not going to be applying for an exemption. Therefore, the issue is basically resolved."news.yahoo.com
Michael Jordan sneakers sell for nearly $1.5 mn, an auction record
A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sell for nearly $1.5 million after fees, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, according to Sotheby's. The white leather shoes with the red Nike swoosh and soles were worn by the iconic player in the fifth game of his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls, when Nike's Jordan-affiliated brand was only just taking off as a sensation both on and off the court.news.yahoo.com
Reaction to the death of Larry King
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Larry King arrives at Trump Tower in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)Reaction to the death of Larry King, whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century. Larry King. ___“RIP Larry King!!!! ___“I’ve had the honor of being interviewed by Larry King multiple times in my life.
Hugh Grant sides with Prince Harry, claiming 'the tabloids effectively murdered his mother'
Hugh Grant is defending Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's decision to spend more time out of the U.K. and is lambasting criticism of the move in the British media. He initially deflected the question, after Cohen asked: "What are your feelings on Megxit?" but then explained in a video posted on YouTube by Sirius XM on Tuesday: "I'm rather on Harry's side I have to say. I think, as a man, it's his job to protect his family, so I'm with him." Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a car crash while being pursued by paparazzi through a Paris highway tunnel in 1997.cnbc.com
Celebs narrate Statue of Liberty poem
Jessica Chastain, Monica Lewinsky, Lizzo, Andy Cohen and have teamed up to narrate "The New Colossus," the poem that sits at the base of the Statue of Liberty. (CNN) - Jessica Chastain, Monica Lewinsky, Lizzo, Andy Cohen and have teamed up to narrate "The New Colossus," the poem that sits at the base of the Statue of Liberty. A video of their narration features Chastain, Lewinsky, Lizzo, Cohen, along with RuPaul, Whoopi Goldberg, Cyndi Lauper, Wayne Brady, Regina Spektor, Charo, Big Freedia and Courtney Love, in a teaser for the new documentary "Liberty: Mother of Exiles," which follows fashion icon and immigrant Diane Von Furstenburg as she explores the origins of the Statue of Liberty. HBO and World of Wonder co-founders and documentary directors Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, the minds behind "RuPaul's Drag Race," released the video. The-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.
Andy Cohen in the Toyota Green Room
Andy Cohen in the Toyota Green Room In this week’s edition of “Sounds of the Toyota Green Room,” TV host Andy Cohen chats with Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell and Charlie Rose about his book "The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year." Chris Anderson, CEO of 3D Robotics flies his drone around the Toyota Green Room.cbsnews.com