Helen Thomas Explains Herself (And Everything Else) To PlayboyTracie Egan Morrissey3/18/11 1:10pmFiled to: Living LegendHelen thomas playboyHelen ThomasTop2872EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIn her first in-depth interview since her decades-long career as a member of the White House Press Corps crumbled following contentious statements she made in May 2010 about Israel, Jews, and Palestine, the 90-year-old Thomas doesn't mince words when giving her views on everything from the half-a-century's worth of presidents to how Zionists control "Congress, the White House, Hollywood, and Wall Street." She hasn't—as Playboy's David Hochman asked her—lost her mind or her faculties, due to her age. Actually she was pissed at that question and demanded an apology, saying, "You have to be crazy to criticize Israel? You have to be crazy to criticize tyranny?" Her opinions might be divisive but they're just that—her opinions.