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CBS, NBC Morning Shows Ignore 16 Count Indictment Against Smollett

March 11th, 2019 12:38 PM
CBS and NBC were nowhere to be found Monday morning, after news broke late Friday that actor Jussie Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts tied to his fabricating a hate crime against himself. ABC was the only network Monday morning to update viewers on the media-hyped case.

Embarrassing: Queen Latifah Admits She Still Believes Jussie Smollett

March 5th, 2019 8:29 PM
Even though things have recently been hurtling downhill for Empire actor Jussie Smollett, the gay celebrity still has at least one person in his corner: black actress and singer Queen Latifah. Despite Smollett facing felony charges filed by the Chicago Police Department regarding an alleged “hate crime” that took place on January 29, Latifah said during a television interview…

Robin Roberts Complains Smollett Interview Was a 'No-Win Situation'

March 4th, 2019 11:29 PM
On Monday, The New York Post’s Page Six reported that ABC’s Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts complained to The Cut magazine that her homosexuality created a “no win situation” [sic] for her ridiculous softball interview with Empire actor and accused hoaxer Jussie Smollett.
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Eye Roll: Liberal Celebs Page, Perry Run Defense for Jussie Smollett

February 27th, 2019 8:06 PM
In two separate mediums on Wednesday, openly gay actress Ellen Page and actor Tyler Perry did their best to respectively downplay and defend the alleged hate crime hoax concocted, rehearsed, and carried out by Empire star Jesse Smollett with two Nigerian bodybuilders who had been his drug suppliers.

Hate Crime Hoaxes: The Bad and the Good

February 27th, 2019 7:59 PM
Jussie Smollett, Empire actor, claimed that on Jan. 29, two masked men identifying themselves as Donald Trump supporters and using racial and homophobic insults attacked him. Smollett said the assailants yelled “This is MAGA country,” bashed his face, crushed his ribs, splashed him with bleach and put a noose around his neck. Smollett's telling of the hate crime was gobbled up…
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‘Gutfeld Show’ Stages Spot-On Faux ‘Blame, Insinuate, Accuse Seminar’

February 25th, 2019 5:22 PM

With the Jussie Smollett story having disintegrated into tiny pieces, Saturday’s Greg Gutfeld Show had plenty of material and the eponymous host put it to good use, dubbing Smollett, Sandmann, and former CBS correspondent Lara Logan “the three horsemen of the media apocalypse” while having Kat Timpf stage a faux seminar on how journalists make headlines biased.

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Oh, NOW Roberts Thinks There Were ‘a Lot of Red Flags’ for Smollett

February 25th, 2019 1:00 PM
Good Morning America co-host Robin Roberts, the woman who refused to say the word “alleged” when interviewing Jussie Smollett, has suddenly discovered that there were “a lot of red flags” in the hate crimes case, now widely dismissed as a hoax. Roberts got a do-over as she interviewed Chicago’s superintendent of police, Eddie Johnson. 
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Morning Joe Backs Down on Promise to Ask Rahm Emanuel about Smollett

February 25th, 2019 9:46 AM
After Mika Brzezinski teased the upcoming segment with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel by saying the show would ask him about the Jussie Smollett incident, which took place in Chicago, the panel failed to ask Emanuel a single question about the matter.
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Maher: Smollett Could Have Been Assaulted 'For Free in Texas'

February 23rd, 2019 9:18 PM

Bill Maher had no problem working an insult against middle America into his opening monologue during the Friday night edition of Real Time. Maher talked about Jussie Smollett and how “he paid two men $3500 to assault him for being black and gay, something he could have gotten for free in Texas.”

The Media’s Self-Sabotage Shifts Into High Gear

February 23rd, 2019 4:00 PM
So, secretly, dear reader, you wish you were a billionaire. Ahhh to dream. But if instead of dreaming - and working to make your dream come true - you simply signed up for as many credit cards as you could get your hands on and went on a massive spending spree that makes you feel like a billionaire? 

Seven Ugly Lessons About the Media From Jussie Smollett's Debacle

February 23rd, 2019 12:15 PM
It’s all but official. Empire co-star Jussie Smollett lied about getting attacked by two Trump supporters on a sub-zero Chicago street. Smollett says two men attacked him, doused him with bleach, threw a noose-like rope around his neck and yelled racial and homophobic slurs at him. Oh, and one cried something about being in “MAGA country,” meaning President Donald Trump…
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Comedians Finally Decide It's Safe to Satirize Jussie Smollett

February 23rd, 2019 10:38 AM
After weeks of fearing to tread into this area of comedy due to not wanting to challenge the official line that Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime perpetrated by MAGA hat types, despite a lot of evidence that this was actually a hoax, the comedy floodgates seemed to have finally opened this week. On Friday night the Daily Show presented an hilarious skit brutally mocking Smollett.
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On CNN, Tiffany Cross Blames MAGA Supporters for Looking Racist

February 22nd, 2019 4:07 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Friday's New Day on CNN, The Beat D.C. managing editor Tiffany Cross claimed that MAGA supporters are to blame for people perceiving them as racist and violent, and fretted that the media have been too apologetic toward them in the aftermath of the Jussie Smollett hate crime hoax. As liberal CNN contributor Van Jones thought her analysis was unfair to Donald…
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Tucker Blasts Don Lemon for Acting Like a ‘Holy Victim’ With Smollett

February 22nd, 2019 12:18 AM
On Thursday, Empire actor and apparent hoaxer Jussie Smollett was formally charged with allegedly fabricating a hate crime. Meanwhile, liberal media folks like CNN’s Don Lemon were trying to distance themselves from their past support, while also pretending Trump supporters were not harmed by the claims. But Fox News host Tucker Carlson wasn’t going to let him get away with it;…