Melissa Harris-Perry Overtaken by Emotion During On-Air Apology

On an episode of her show last week, Melissa Harris-Perry made (what some considered to be) unkind remarks about Kieran Romney, Mitt Romney's adopted African-American grandchild. In the episode, Harris-Perry referred to Kieran being out of place in the Romney family pictures and stated that she would like to see a… »1/04/14 5:17pm1/04/14 5:17pm

Bristol Palin Demands an Apology from Jimmy Kimmel, Gets Jack Squat

Bristol Palin appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night after being voted off Dancing with the Stars (shoulda gone with the Pachanga, OBV), and wasted no time in demanding an apology from noted Sarah Palin-skewerer Jimmy Kimmel. Funny how one's defensive ire against evil comedians evaporates as soon as one is offered… »10/17/12 4:20pm10/17/12 4:20pm

After 50 Years of Silence, Manufacturer Apologizes For The Whole Thalidomide Thing

Gruenenthal Group, the company that distributed thalidomide (referred to as Contergan in the manufacturers' native Germany), has finally said "our bad" to those affected by the in-utero use of the drug. Infamously, mothers in the 1950s and '60s who took it for morning sickness during pregnancy often gave birth to… »9/01/12 1:30pm9/01/12 1:30pm

Jason Alexander Issues Serviceable Apology for Calling Cricket a ‘Gay Sport’

Just in case anyone was really starting to pine for some vintage George Costanza foot-swallowing, actor and recently re-sodded cranium Jason Alexander called cricket a "gay sport" last week on Craig Ferguson's Are You Still Fucking Awake? talk program. Alexander expatiated on cricket's supposed homosexuality: »6/03/12 3:00pm6/03/12 3:00pm

Congressman Refuses To Apologize For "Not A Lady" Comments

Rep. Allen West will not apologize for calling Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz "vile" and "not a Lady," explaining that he is "a military man" and "there are certain ways that we speak in the military." I guess that includes bizarre email outbursts in response to respectful criticisms? Political Correction notes that… »7/21/11 1:40pm7/21/11 1:40pm