Donald Trump is skipping the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year,” Trump tweeted to his followers on Saturday. The legendary event, known as the “nerd prom,” is traditionally attended by the president, with Barack Obama having joked in the past about the fun-loving undertone of the dinner. The news comes about a month after Trump, 70, was sworn in as President of the United States.
The coaches are definitely an important part of The Voice. They are the first ones to filter out the amazing voices from the good and terrible ones. There have been many contestants who have had amazing careers after the show thanks to the work of the coaches. Shelton is often shown having fun, cracking jokes with Adam Levine on the show.
Alex Rodriguez and Anne Wojcicki are reportedly no longer an item. According to Page Six, the retired Yankees legend, 41, and his entrepreneur girlfriend have called their relationship off after having been together just short of a year. “They were an unusual couple, from very different backgrounds, but they are both smart business people, and had quite a few things in common, including a fascination with the tech world,” a source told the outlet.
During a timeout in Saturday’s Nets-Warriors game, Golden State had a little game show for a couple fans. One fan, Carly, had trouble getting the first two balls to even hit the ramp. Steph Curry was also sneaking by while this was happening, and when she rolled the third ball onto the ramp, he intercepted the ball and threw it into the $2,500 bucket.
When suspending Caleb O’Neil for recording his professor’s rant against then-President-elect Donald Trump, the dean of Orange Coast College said that the punishment should make the student “truly think through your actions and the consequences of those actions.” But it was the college that rethought its actions - after two weeks of intense criticism that the California school was stifling a conservative student to protect a liberal professor. The school canceled the suspension during a special board meeting Thursday, according to the Orange County Register, and issued a statement: “The board believes this is in the interest of fairness and equity for all.” “All” would include O’Neil - a 19-year-old
Trouble is brewing over Grace Hightower’s coffee company. We’re told that her husband, Robert De Niro - who is a major investor in the firm - is steamed because the 5-year-old Grace Hightower & Coffees of Rwanda brand is turning into a money pit. The New York Post reports that Hightower has frustrated business associates - as well as the legendary actor - by dithering over simple decisions, and “changing her mind about how to run the business depending on who she spoke to last.” A source tells the paper that, in a moment of frustration, De Niro boiled over while bickering with Hightower in public at a Manhattan bar, telling her, “I wouldn’t have to keep making s - - tty movies if you didn’t spend
Mike Pence is here to support Israel, so he's...throwing up that Nicaraguan flag? As the veep began his speech for the Republican Jewish Coalition on Friday, the @VP social media team decided to reiterate his pro-Israel stance by tweeting out its flag. Unfortunately, they tweeted the Nicaraguan flag instead: not once, but twice. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling slams Mike Pence with 1 biblical tweet Someone please tell the Pence social media team that's the flag of Nicaragua, not Israel pic.twitter.com/6KpfsCOCV6 - Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) February 25, 2017 As much as we'd like to find a " to be fair " caveat here, there really isn't one. The flags both have blue stripes, we guess, but let's face it: They just aren't that similar. Still fooled by those little emoji? Okay. Here is the Israeli flag. Look at that star. Image: ShutterStock Here's the Nicaraguan flag. No star here. Instead, a triangle! Image: Shutterstock And although the Twitter gaffe was deleted quickly, people online still noticed, because, well, of course they did. @mike_pence the Israeli flag is easy to recognize. It's the one with the big Jewish star on it. Sad! - Iyal B. (@eloceanoazul14) February 25, 2017 Betsy Devos must've taught Mike Pence about geography bc that's definitely the flag for Nicaragua, not Israel. pic.twitter.com/gKvAyXyKHN - nañi (@pettyblackgirI) February 25, 2017 Mike Pence used the Nicaraguan flag instead of the Israeli one. Even the VP doesn't believe Israel exists. #IStandWithNicaragua pic.twitter.com/rErqJ5SK63 - NANA JIBRIL (@girlswithtoys) February 25, 2017 Moral of this harrowing tale: look before you emoji, friends. Especially if you're repping the Vice President of the United States of America. BONUS: Jordan Peele reacts to 'Get Out' as Barack Obama: 'Surrounded by white people! Not fun'