TMZ acquired audio of President Obama's off-the-record pre-interview discussion with CNBC's John Harwood about Kanyegate. At the link, Obama says, "I thought that was inappropriate... He's a jackass," then worries his comment will turn into another "fly thing." [TMZ, Politico]
Taylor Swift was set to perform on The View today, but, considering what happened at Sunday night's VMAs, her appearance was expanded to include an interview on the couch, where she gave her reaction to it all.