Posts tagged "katie couric"

Katie Couric Bailed On Floyd Mayweather’s Fight Because He’s Terrible

Let’s stop glorifying this abuser, shall we?

Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

Katie Couric Pranks James Corden With An April Fools’ Tumble Down The Stairs

Katie Couric greeted James Corden of the “Late Late Show” with a colossal fall down the studio stairs as flailing audience members tried to reach out to break her tumble. Luckily for Couric (and unfortunately for her stunt woman) a lookalike decoy had taken the fall in her place as an April Fools’ joke, pushing poor traumatized Corde…

Claire Hannum / April 2, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Talks Hobby Lobby Decisions With Katie Couric

Recently Notorious R.B.G. — I’m mean, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg — was interviewed by Katie Couric for Yahoo and she’s got a lot to say about last month’s decision in favor of Hobby Lobby.

Jessica Wakeman / July 31, 2014

Katie Couric’s “Teachable” Moment With Laverne Cox Is Something I Wish We Saw More Of In Activism

In January, an actress from “Orange Is The New Black” appeared on Katie Couric’s daytime talk show and it made headlines for all the wrong reasons. Laverne Cox, who is transgender, appeared with trans model Carmen Carrera. Throughout the interview, Couric kept asking the two women questions about their transition, specifically their genitalia. Cox politely…

Jessica Wakeman / June 12, 2014

“Orange Is The New Black” Actress Laverne Cox Teaches Katie Couric About Doing Interviews With Trans Women

Transgender actress Laverne Cox, who plays Sophia, the trans woman on “Orange Is The New Black,” and model Carmen Carrera appeared yesterday on “Katie” and Katie Couric kept pushing the issue of their genitalia. Fast foward to 2 minutes and 45 seconds into this video where Laverne explains to Katie what focusing on transitio…

Jessica Wakeman / January 7, 2014

Katie Couric Joins Yahoo As A “Global Anchor”

Katie Couric will join Yahoo as a “global anchor” beginning in 2014, and shoot news features to air on the site’s homepage, CEO Marissa Mayer announced in a Tumblr post today. Couric will also continue to host her talk show, “Katie,” which was just renewed for a second season. [Tumblr]
The Connecticut State…

Jessica Wakeman / November 25, 2013

Kim Kardashian Throws Katie Couric Shade Over Instagram

Kim Kardashian posted a picture of Katie Couric’s baby gift for little North West — fancy infant PJs from Barney’s, obvs — on Instagram followed by the the hashtags #MayIHumblySuggestYouNotSendGiftsThenTalkShit and #IHateFakeMediaFriends. Apparently Katie made a snide comment about the Kardashians in In Touch. Awkward. You got busted, Katie! [US Weekly]
“The Real World” i…

Jessica Wakeman / August 16, 2013

Katie Couric Gives Manti Te’o A Hard Time In First Televised Interview Since Catfish Scandal Broke

Gotta say, props to Katie Couric for not messin’ around in her exclusive interview with Notre Dame football player Manti Te’o. Te’o had a much publicized sob story about losing both his grandmother and his girlfriend on the same day, but it was recently revealed on Deadspin that his girlfriend Lennay did not exist and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 25, 2013

Katie Couric: I Was Bulimic

Katie Couric seems to have it all, but during her early 20s she battled with an eating disorder, she says on today’s edition of her daytime show, in a confession picked up by the New York Post. “I wrestled with bulimia all through college and for two years after that,” Couric says while talking to Demi…

Newser / September 24, 2012

Jessica Simpson Shills For Weight Watchers On First Episode Of “Katie”

“I’ve just had a lot of pressure on me to lose my baby weight,” said Jessica Simpson, the very first guest on Katie Couric’s new daytime talk show “Katie.”

The episode about Jessica’s post-baby weight loss was actually more tasteful than I expected — she didn’t do a huge “body reveal moment” or…

Jessica Wakeman / September 10, 2012

Katie Couric To Duchess Kate: Eat A Sandwich

Katie Couric wagged her finger at Kate Middleton and in her best maternal lecture-y voice told her to put some meat on those bones.  [Socialite Life]
Beyoncé doesn’t want to be friends with Kim Kardashian and gives her the “silent treatment” when they’re all hanging out together. [Hollywood Life]
Ingredients you need…

Jessica Wakeman / September 4, 2012

Katie Couric Is Young, Hip & YOLO-ing

In case you weren’t aware, after Katie Couric stepped down as anchor of the “CBS Nightly News,” she announced that she would star in a nationally syndicated talk show, and is now realeasing some details about just what that show will include. Part of the package? The now famous phrase “YOLO” (You Only Live Once).

Morgan Nelson / August 3, 2012

Katie Couric In “Kate Plus 80″

On Tuesday night, Katie Couric sat down with Jimmy Kimmel to talk about where she’s going from here. She discussed her new talk show but also said that she has a new reality series in the works. “I’m particularly excited about that. That’s what clinched the deal for me,” she said. “Because, you…

Katie “The Cougar” Couric Talks About Her Younger Boyfriend

“I am really happy in my personal life … but it is complicated. I’m in the process of figuring out the future, and so is he… He’s incredibly kind, caring and sensitive. He challenges me in ways I wouldn’t be challenged otherwise. Even if we are not on the same page all the time, I…

Katie Couric On Being Called “Perky”

“[“Perky”] used to bother me because I thought there was a sexist undertone to that word. It meant shallow and cute, but not somebody who had any depth. It did become a pejorative word, but listen, it’s better than ‘bitchy.'” — “CBS Evening News” anchor Katie Couric on the “perky” label she earned while co-hosting…

Jessica Wakeman / April 16, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Is Katie Couric Leaving Her History-Making Gig?

Rumor has it that Katie Couric is leaving her gig at the “CBS Evening News” — where she became the first-ever woman to anchor a nighttime news show — for a daytime talk show. [PopEater]
Jennifer Royle, a sports talk radio host, has filed an $800,000 defamation lawsuit against a rival host claiming he said…

Jessica Wakeman / April 4, 2011

Her Hands Have Gone To Her Head

Professional hand model Ellen Sirot brings herself to orgasm while talking about her magic hands during an interview with Katie Couric. Thanks to her, I now know that the life of a hand model is a lazy and lonely one. It’s clearly caused Ellen to get a touch of the old crazy. Also,…

Ami Angelowicz / December 6, 2010

Gloria Steinem (Almost) Drops The S-Bomb Talking Reality TV With Katie Couric

Uh oh. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem has some choice words — actually, just one four-letter word — for CBS’ Katie Couric about reality TV.

Steinem says dating shows like “The Bachelor” are “incredibly stupid” and “what is most offensive about them is it’s not equal opportunity stupidity.” Couric points out that…

Jessica Wakeman / June 23, 2010

Quickies: Brittany Murphy’s Cause Of Death Determined & The Katie Couric Salary Dilemma

Sources say Brittany Murphy’s cause of death, pneumonia, could have been treated. Ya think? [TMZ]
Ever wondered how the “Man Vs. Food” guy, Adam Richman, cleanses his insides after a food challenge? He’s dishing on the subject. [Maxim]
The Orange County City Council in California has banned beer pong. Let’s see how that’s enforced. [F-Listed]…

Annika Harris / February 4, 2010