Dr. Ruth Reminisces About A Very Cool Party We Wish We Were At Now

In today's Tweet Beat, Soledad O'Brien has got us momentarily questioning her sanity, Alec Baldwin wants to have a private convo with Keith Olbermann and Dr. Ruth shares some old photos and it's not even #tbt. » 11/26/13 7:30pm 11/26/13 7:30pm

Women on Cable News are Having a Kickass Week

Fox News announced Tuesday afternoon that Megyn Kelly, current anchor of America Live and current holder of her third child in her womb, will get her own primetime show once she returns from maternity leave. Coincidentally, Soledad O'Brien, formerly of CNN, announced yesterday that she's joining Al Jazeera America.… » 7/02/13 6:15pm 7/02/13 6:15pm

Watch Soledad O'Brien's On-Air Farewell

Today marked Soledad O'Brien's last time hosting Starting Point on CNN; in her on-air goodbye she said, "If there's anything I've learned overt the past year it's that facts matter... And we shouldn't be afraid to have tough and honest conversations — and maybe even argue a little bit when there's a lot at stake,… » 3/29/13 1:00pm 3/29/13 1:00pm

Soledad O'Brien's Leaving Her CNN Show But Launching Her Own Production…

The rumors are true: Soledad O'Brien's morning show has been given the boot by CNN, and will be replaced in a couple of months. But! She will still be working with the channel. O'Brien has started a production company, Starfish Media Group, and, according to the New York Times, will "supply documentaries to CNN on a… » 2/22/13 3:30pm 2/22/13 3:30pm

Oh Crap: Soledad O'Brien Is Rumored to Be Pushed Out at CNN

As a wise person once said, "If you are a dumbass, it's probably a bad idea to agree to be interviewed by Soledad O'Brien." The anchor is a whip-smart bulldog who never backs down, who schools fools and fact checks John Sununu. Unfortunately, the buzz is that she's getting the boot at CNN. » 2/20/13 10:25am 2/20/13 10:25am

Which Celeb Had the Best Dress at the Heart Truth Red Dress Event?

Last night, the 11th annual Heart Truth Red Dress fashion show kicked off New York Fashion Week. The event is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin told ABC News: "Heart disease is the number one killer of women in this country and we want to raise awareness of… » 2/07/13 12:50pm 2/07/13 12:50pm

Idiot Senator Who Said Hillary Clinton Fake Cried Gets Ass Handed to…

Soledad O'Brien, imaginary bestie to grown up Lisa Simpson types the world over, can chalk up another victory in her ongoing war on bullshit. Today, noted Wisconsin Idiot Senator Ron Johnson made the common moron mistake of appearing as a guest on her program, and he got his condescending ass handed to him. It was… » 1/24/13 6:30pm 1/24/13 6:30pm

Dresses Both Dull and Bright at the Women of Worth Awards

Last night at the Seventh Annual Women of Worth Awards in New York, celebs gathered to "celebrate everyday women who are making a beautiful difference in the world." And sure, L'Oréal Paris recognizes these women for their extraordinary efforts and supports these inspiring women through grants but this is a fashion… » 12/07/12 12:05pm 12/07/12 12:05pm

Celebs Look 'Flawsome' at Tyra Banks' Charity Ball

Last night in New York, Tyra Banks presented the Flawsome Ball, a gala benefiting the Tyra Banks TZONE at the Lower Eastside Girls Club. According to the official site, it's a "leadership development center" offering development workshops, mentoring and community-wide events, so that preteens and teens can build… » 10/19/12 1:05pm 10/19/12 1:05pm

RNC Chair Tells Soledad O'Brien That Romney's Abortion Position is…

Whinemumbling RNC Chair Reince Priebus made the fatal idiot mistake of appearing on Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien today. Unsurprisingly, when O'Brien pointed out that Mitt Romney's position on abortion is characterized by all sorts of obfuscation and self-contradiction and Priebus tried to worm his way around… » 10/11/12 1:30pm 10/11/12 1:30pm

Stop the Presses! CNN Anchor Soledad O'Brien Is Here to Answer Your…

María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien — or just Soledad if you're in a hurry — is the anchor of CNN's Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien, an award-winning journalist and humanitarian, girlcrush to millions, and holder of the world record in Deadliest Incredulous Mid-Interview BS Detected Face. If that wasn't enough, the… » 10/10/12 11:40am 10/10/12 11:40am

Soledad O'Brien Calls Tea Party Spokeswoman's Dog Whistle Racism 'Very…

If you are a dumbass, it's probably a bad idea to agree to be interviewed by Soledad O'Brien. She can smell stupid in the water from hundreds of miles away. A small drop of logical incongruity can lead to a fatal Soledad mauling. Her latest victim? Tea Party maven Amy Kremer, who made the mistake of wading into a… » 9/05/12 3:50pm 9/05/12 3:50pm

Christine O'Donnell Asked to Define Marxism, Inane Floundering Ensues

Soledad O'Brien has just about broken the on a roll sound barrier over the last couple of weeks. For most TV journalists, getting Romney mouthpiece John Sununu Rumpelstiltskin-level mad and then reducing Tim Pawlenty to asking her if she understood English would be enough to coast on Gabby Douglas interviews for the… » 8/20/12 6:50pm 8/20/12 6:50pm

Tim Pawlenty, Frustrated at Soledad O’Brien’s Rhetorical Prowess,…

Soledad O'Brien can carve another notch into her rhetorical shillelagh after making Tim Pawlenty look like a xenophobic douche on Wednesday. After giving Romney surrogate John Sununu a what-for about Medicare, O'Brien got into a similar debate with Pawlenty when she confronted the former Minnesota governor over a Mitt… » 8/16/12 11:55pm 8/16/12 11:55pm

CNN's Soledad O'Brien Totally Pwns Romney Surrogate

Maybe this clip spoke to me because I spent several years of my early adult life surrounded by shouty older dudes who thought that by talking more loudly than me, they could shut me up. But Soledad O'Brien's calm, measured response to Romney Surrogate John Sununu, using facts and Romney's own quotes, is a… » 8/15/12 2:20pm 8/15/12 2:20pm

Michele Bachmann Accuses Journalists Of Dirty Trick: Reading Her Own…

During an TV interview this morning, Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann bristled when asked to provide insight into what, exactly, she meant when she said in a speech that gays were "sad" sufferers of "sexual dysfunction" and "a part of Satan," calling the question irrelevant gotcha journalism and refusing to… » 1/03/12 7:00pm 1/03/12 7:00pm

George Clooney & Ann Curry Visit Darfur

Red, White & Bad At The Latino Inaugural Gala

Last night's Latino Inaugural Gala at D.C.'s Union Station brought out J.Lo, Rosario Dawson, Shakira, Rosie, and some of the oddest duds we've seen in many a moon. » 1/19/09 10:30am 1/19/09 10:30am

Girl Crush: Soledad O'Brien

We love waking up early in the morning — wait, scratch that, we hate waking up early in the morning. What we mean to say is: we love that waking up early in the morning is made a lot easier because of CNN American Morning anchor Soledad O'Brien. » 2/16/07 11:03am 2/16/07 11:03am