President Obama received standing ovations for his final White House Correspondents Assn. monologue that ended with him dropping his microphone and declaring “Obama out.” When featured entertainer Larry Wilmore ended his routine by using the “N” word, it drew reactions of, “Did he just say that?” Inside the cavern-like ballroom of the Washington Hilton, the… Read more »
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“I’m delighted that Ferrell had the good sense to figure out this is a dead loser,” former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich told Variety Saturday night at a party before White House Correspondents Dinner, responding to the news that Will Ferrell had pulled out of a the Black List script “Reagan.” “I hope the… Read more »
Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore was the featured entertainer at Saturday’s White House Correspondents Dinner, where he roasted everyone from President Obama to CNN and Donald Trump. Watch the full video, above.
Photos from inside the White House Correspondents Dinner hosted by Larry Wilmore.
As host of President Obama’s final White House Correspondents Dinner, comedian Larry Wilmore didn’t pull any punches on Saturday night, chiding everyone from Donald Trump to CNN’s Don Lemon. “Some of America’s finest black journalists are here tonight. Don Lemon’s here too,” he joked. Lemon extended his middle finger to Wilmore from the CNN table. Don… Read more »
Donald Trump may not have been at the White House Correspondents Dinner Saturday night, but his presence was certainly felt — especially during a roasting by the POTUS himself. President Barack Obama, in his last year at the big event, said he was “a little hurt” that the Republican presidential frontrunner wasn’t at “Nerd Prom,”… Read more »
Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars descended on Washington for “Nerd Prom,” a.k.a. the White House Correspondents Dinner.
Even-keeled in execution but highly eventful in content, this clever social satire has accrued numerous prizes on the fest circuit
A gut-punching exploration of the global arms trade that flawlessly juggles an impressive array of talking heads along with archival footage.
“There is this weird co-fascination between Hollywood and Washington,” Tony Goldwyn, who plays President Fitzgerald Grant on ABC’s hit “Scandal,” explained to Variety Saturday afternoon at Tammy Haddad’s annual Garden Party Brunch. One of the crown-jewels in the social bender that is the annual White House Correspondents Dinner weekend, the brunch, held at the former… Read more »
Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren was among the guests at the Saturday afternoon Georgetown brunch hosted by Tammy Haddad before the White House Correspondents Dinner. Mirren, who has voiced her support for Hillary Clinton in the past, took selfies with fans at the star-studded — by Washington D.C. standards — outdoor party. “Politics in America are… Read more »