Chelsea Handler Brings on 'Celebrity Apprentice' Losers to Bash Trump

July 29th, 2016 6:05 PM
A group of D-List celebrities gathered on Netflix’s Chelsea to discuss their time on NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump and "commiserate" about "Trump f*cking up the country." 

Clay Aiken Donors Upset Over Campaign Turned Into Reality Show

November 7th, 2014 12:57 PM
Clay Aiken lost in a landslide in his campaign for a congressional seat from North Carolina yet he is overjoyed. Why? Because it is now apparent that winning was besides the point for Aiken. His real goal now appears to be a TV reality show as announced in Poltico. Unfortunately for reality show wannabee Clay his celebrity donors in Los Angeles feel as if they have been duped by the former "…

Midterms: ABC Again Puffs Pop Star Dem, Despite Aiken Trailing Badly

October 7th, 2014 9:40 AM
Despite it's superficial tone and disinterest in serious news, Good Morning America on Tuesday profiled liberal congressional candidate Clay Aiken for the third time this year. News reader Amy Robach enthused over the "pop star entering politics" and hyped, "Former American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken, took the stage for his first debate in the run for Congress in North Carolina." 

Bill Maher Whacks Clay Aiken for Dissing Obama: 'You're Going To Lose'

October 1st, 2014 7:09 AM
HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher is hopping mad at Clay Aiken for distancing himself from Barack Obama in a New York Times interview (as we reported). Aiken’s opponent, Rep. Renee Ellmers, had been a finalist in Maher’s GOP-bashing “Flip A District” contest. The Times has an “insider” feature called “Reading the Times With,” and they asked Maher about “what story incited the most fury” in the…

In NY Times, Newbie Politician Clay Aiken Scampers Away From Obama

September 27th, 2014 12:42 PM
Sunday's New York Times Magazine includes an interview with former "American Idol" runner-up Clay Aiken, now running against Republican Rep. Renee Ellmers in North Carolina's 2nd district. Late in the interview, Times reporter Jim Rutenberg brings up the dangerous question: How favorably do you view Barack Obama? Clay got out the ten-foot pole -- Aiken fans might hear him singing "From A…

Democrat Clay Aiken Tweeted About Punching Ann Coulter, Urged Folks to

May 21st, 2014 7:05 PM
As we at NewsBusters have documented, the liberal media have shown no lack of interest in the candidacy of American Idol runner-up turned Democratic politician Clay Aiken. So it should be interesting to see the coverage, or lack thereof, for Mr. Aiken having tweeted a while back, "Anyone else watching @piersmorgan want to punch Ann Coulter in the face?" What's more, reports blogger Sooper…

NBC's Guthrie Hits Clay Aiken From the Left: Why Aren't You Pushing Ga

May 20th, 2014 2:55 PM
Pressuring Democratic congressional candidate and former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken from left during an interview on Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie fretted that the openly gay singer wasn't campaigning on gay marriage: "You've been open about your own status and you have criticized North Carolina's ban on gay marriage in the past. But for observers of your race, it seems… Distorts: ‘"American Idol" Wins Congressional Race

May 13th, 2014 3:45 PM
A Tuesday, May 13 headline written by writers Clare Kim and Rachel Kleinman on the homepage of misleadingly declared “'American Idol' Wins Congressional Race” despite the fact that he merely won the primary to face incumbent Congressman Renee Ellmers (R-NC).  Aiken won the Democratic primary in the heavily Republican district by a mere 390 votes. The primary wasn’t called until his…

After Big Promotional Push By Networks, Democrat Clay Aiken Leads By

May 7th, 2014 11:58 AM
After a big promotional push by ABC and NBC, Democratic House candidate Clay Aiken leads his primary opponent by 372 votes out of 28,000 cast on Tuesday. According to Good Morning America on Wednesday, the "American Idol congressional candidate" may pull out a razor thin victory.  Co-host Lara Spencer enthused, "Clay Aiken in the public eye for almost a decade,  making headlines for his songs,…

NBC Promotes Democrat Clay Aiken Running for Congress: 'From Pop Singe

May 2nd, 2014 11:55 AM
On Friday, NBC's Today kicked off its 2014 midterm election coverage by doing a fawning puff piece on former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken running for Congress in North Carolina as a Democrat. Co-host Willie Geist proclaimed: "A race that's getting a lot of attention. Clay Aiken is used to being at the mercy of the voters. He came in second on American Idol in 2003 and now he's running…

Colbert Hosts Democrat Clay Aiken to Mock GOP Congresswoman Renee Ellm

May 1st, 2014 12:46 AM
Wednesday's Colbert Report, in an apparent boost to Democrats before November's mid-term elections, mocked GOP congresswoman Renee Ellmers and hosted her Democratic opponent Clay Aiken for a friendly interview. Host Stephen Colbert made it clear who he supports for North Carolina's second congressional district. He mocked the "message of hope" Ellmers sent to furloughed federal workers after…

ABC Worries About Liberal Clay Aiken's Chances in 'Very Conservative

February 6th, 2014 12:10 PM
The reporters at Good Morning America want their audience to know that Clay Aiken's chances for making it to Congress are iffy because of the "conservative district" and "very conservative area" in which he's running. [See video below. MP3 audio here.] Reporter Mara Schiavocampo on Thursday labeled the former American Idol runner-up a Democrat, as well as pointing out the Republican-leaning…

CNN's Morgan Mocks Catholic Love of Gay Children, Should Say 'I Hate G

May 10th, 2012 3:43 AM
On Wednesday's Piers Morgan Tonight, CNN host Piers Morgan mocked Catholic League president Bill Donohue's declaration that Catholicism demands that gay children should still be loved by their parents by suggesting in a later segment that he would have more respect for Donohue's opposition to gay marriage if he would just claim to "hate" homosexuals instead of being "wishy washy." Morgan: