Bill Maher's attempt to rehabilitate Billy Bush's career runs into some resistance from Nayyera Haq

With most late-night talk shows traditionally taking Fridays off, viewers are often left to contemplate getting their daily dose of Trump takes from HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher, hoping that the professionally “provocative” Maher host won’t use a racial slur, belittle the #MeToo movement or an entire religion, or…

Billy Bush dubs getting fired for laughing along to Trump's misogynistic bullshit "the ultimate degradation"

Suggesting a less encyclopedic knowledge of the concept of degradation than one might initially assume, Billy Bush gave an interview this week in which he stated that getting fired from a breezy morning news show
over his “locker room talk” with Donald Trump was “the ultimate degradation.”

Billy Bush confirms reality, tells Stephen Colbert, yes, that's Trump on the Access Hollywood tape

In the sort of booking that only counts as a scoop in an America where verifiable, recorded reality is under attack by those in power on a daily basis, Stephen Colbert welcomed former Access Hollywood and Today show host Billy Bush to The Late Show on Monday. After Donald Trump floated the idea last week that that’s…

Billy Bush comes out of exile to confirm that’s Trump on the Access Hollywood tape

It is December, which might explain all the snow jobs coming out of the White House these days. Aside from Trump’s lawyer claiming to be responsible for the tweet that seemed to cop to obstruction of justice—despite all the questions it raises about a personal attorney having access to the president’s Twitter account…

Billy Bush sang a sad little song about how he’d like to be back on TV now, please

Billy Bush’s promising career as a smiling, essentially empty TV talking head took a sudden sharp detour last October, when footage emerged of him from 2005, merrily toadying up to future U.S. President Donald Trump during an Access Hollywood visit to a soap opera set. On the tapes, Bush mostly just giggles along to…

Donald Trump says it was the microphone’s fault he bragged about groping women

From the moment people heard the audio of Donald Trump bragging to Billy Bush about how he’s allowed to grope women as much as he wants because he’s famous, Trump and his campaign have done everything they can to blame someone other than Trump himself for the comments. They blamed intimidating alpha male Billy Bush,…

Billy Bush had to play along with Trump or he’d get fired, lawyer claims

Billy Bush, the brown-nosing, sweater-vest-clad sidekick to Donald Trump’s rec-center-destroying ’80s movie villain, is currently negotiating his exit from NBC, because in America in 2016 we hold the hosts of our entertainment news shows to a higher standard than our presidential candidates. And he’s hired Los Angeles…