The late-night community celebrated outgoing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s decision to not run for reelection. Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert, and Seth Meyers were among the late-night hosts that roasted the politician.
Clint Eastwood's speech at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, Aug. 30 has received mixed reactions from Hollywood, music stars and the President himself. The "Unforgiven" actor, who was the RNC's surprise guest speaker, delivered his remarks with an interesting concept--he addressed an empty chair pretending President Obama was sitting in it while commenting on several current policies. A long list of celebrities critiqued Eastwood's speech on Twitter: HBO "Newsroom" star Olivia Munn, CNN's Piers Morgan, Seth Meyers, Chris Rock, Adam Levine and even the President.
Republican Vice Presidential hopeful Paul Ryan's college sweetheart was revealed to be Deneeta Pope. The African American woman, who had been a cheerleader when the two were last together, had seemed to indirectly add fuel to his combat against racism.
The Wikipedia page of Mia Love, the Republican mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah was hacked into and updated with offensive comments after she delivered a speech at the RNC convention on Aug. 28. After delivering what many reports are calling an "energizing" speech and considered one of the best of the evening, an anonymous writer added the byline that Love is "dirty, worthless wh**e who sold out her soul in the name of big business" on her Wikipedia page. View the screengrabs of Mia Love's wikipedia before and after pages. Love was also attacked in social media by critics. The offensive name-calling against Love included terms such as "House N*****" , a "token" and "Aunt Tom."