"CBS This Morning" anchors King and O'Donnell did not begin today's show on anything resembling a warm, pre-holiday note. Instead, they went directly at the absence of co-anchor Charlie Rose in a candid and stark three-minute opening discussion.
Before he wrote the scores for movies including "Gladiator," "The Lion King," for which he won an Oscar, and most recently "Dunkirk," Hans Zimmer played the synthesizer for the Buggles. The Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" happens to be the first video ever to play on MTV.
HBO's “Veep” returns Sunday, and you’ll have to watch to see the full glorious yet ignominious scale of Selina Meyers’s second act.
Prince had a lot of fans, but Dave Chappelle was one of the lucky ones who actually forged a friendship with the music superstar. “He was real kind to me,” shared Chappelle. The “Raspberry Beret” singer was also kind to Chappelle’s sister, who was the first person in his family to own a Prince record and attend a live performance by the Grammy-winning artist.
A decision by the United Nations to name Wonder Woman as the organization’s ambassador for female empowerment is creating discord. According to The New York Times, more than 600 UN staff members have signed a petition asking departing Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to stop it. Lynda Carter, who played the iconic hero on television in the 1970’s, was on CBS This Morning.
CBS Reporter Defends Question That Made President Obama Bristle President Barack Obama’s response to a CBS reporter’s question during his press conference on the Iran nuclear deal on Wednesday has been getting a lot of attention. Reporter Major Garrett asked the President about four American citizens who are currently being held hostage in Iran and why their release wasn’t part of the agreement, asking, “Can you tell the country, sir, why you are content with all the fanfare around this deal to leave the conscious, the strength of this nation unaccounted for in relation to these 4 Americans? President Obama rebuked Garrett, saying, "The notion that I’m content as I celebrate with American citizens languishing in Iranian jails, Major that’s nonsense. Garrett defended his question the next day on CBS This Morning, “The President believed I was suggesting he was content with the Americans’ captivity.
George Clooney sat down with Charlie Rose and talked about how he proposed to his wife Amal even though the two never talked about getting married. "There wasn't a 'maybe we should get married.' I dropped it on her," said Clooney. And from the sounds of it, Amal may have made the superstar plead his case, with George recalling, "I've been on my knee for about 28 minutes so, I've got to get an answer out of this or I’m gonna throw a hip out."