Gay MSNBC host: Why I’m co-hosting Miss Universe in Moscow despite Russia’s anti-gay laws

10.18.13 3 years ago

Gay MSNBC host: Why I’m co-hosting Miss Universe in Moscow despite Russia’s anti-gay laws
“I am not going to boycott,” says Thomas Roberts, “Boycotting and vilifying from the outside is too easy.” Roberts replaces Andy Cohen, who declined to host this year due to Russia’s new anti-gay laws.

Netflix planning DVD-style extras for “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black”
“We’ll experiment with our originals,” says a Netflix exec. PLUS: Here are some suggestions for bonus features.

Nicollette Sheridan can’t revive her “Desperate Housewives” lawsuit
A judge today ended Sheridan’s long battle against ABC and its nighttime soap.

“SNL’s” diversity controversy: Lorne Michaels recruits from improv groups with very few minorities
The Groundlings, Second City and Upright Citizens Brigade have a very tiny percentage of minorities, particularly minority women. PLUS: W. Kamau Bell tackles the “Saturday White Live” controversy.


Has Jason Segel lost too much weight?

The “HIMYM” star looks like he lost a dramatic amount of weight.

Alec Baldwin: I do yoga with Lorne Michaels and Paul McCartney
The MSNBC host talks about his new show, his hopes of landing Obama for an interview and his yoga routine with the “SNL” honcho and the Beatles legend. “We call ourselves middle-aged white men yoga,” he says.

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