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  • Dalai Lama says ‘okay’ to gay marriage

    03/07/2014 11:01:52 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 85 replies
    Belfast Telegraph ^ | 07 March 2014 | Antonia Malloy
    The Dalai Lama has voiced his support for gay marriage and condemned homophobia, saying that sex is fine as long as it is consensual. Speaking during an interview with American talk show host Larry King, the Buddhist monk said that gay marriage was “okay” and a “personal matter”. He said: "If two people, a couple, really feel that way, it’s more practical, more satisfaction, and both sides fully agree, then okay!” …
  • After CNN Cancels Morgan, Larry King Says: I Could Come Back

    02/24/2014 12:08:10 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 55 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 02/24/2014 | Lloyd Grove
    ~snip~ King, 81, who hosts Larry King Now, a daily half-hour Web program for Ora TV—in which he has an equity stake—indicated he’d be willing to return to his previous perch at CNN, Jay Leno-like, if Zucker was interested. “If he talked to the people at Ora TV and they could work it out, I would do it,” he said. (The Suspendered One's program is also carried on Hulu and the Putin government-backed Russia Today television network.) For Zucker, Morgan’s departure represents both an opportunity and a failure, and perhaps a huge relief after years of anemic ratings. For Klein,...
  • CNN's Piers Morgan questioned over phone-hacking

    02/15/2014 11:26:06 PM PST · by South40 · 12 replies
    MSN.com (Reuters) ^ | 2/15/2014 | Kate Holton and Michael Holden
    (Reuters) — Piers Morgan, one of the biggest names in British media and a CNN television host, has been questioned by London police in connection with allegations of phone-hacking at the Daily Mirror tabloid he used to edit. Morgan, a former judge on "America's Got Talent" show who replaced Larry King on CNN in 2011, said in a statement on Thursday he had been interviewed by officers after voluntarily attending a police station in December. The 48-year-old, who has always denied any involvement in phone hacking, was quizzed as part of wider investigations into illegal practices by journalists at Rupert...
  • Larry King: I Have Never Heard Of Juanita Broaddrick

    02/13/2014 5:27:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 75 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 2/13/14 | sraff
    Famed former CNN host Larry King said he has never heard of Juanita Broaddrick Thursday in an interview with Steve Malzberg on Newsmax TV. Broadrrick, a former Arkansas nursing home worker, accused President Clinton of raping her during the late 1970s in a 1998 Dateline interview. Malzberg was describing a double standard of media coverage during the 2012 conventions, noting left wing pundits dubbed the GOP convention a “convention of rapists” while remaining silent on President Clinton’s keynote address despite sexual assault allegations directed against the former president. King interjected “Hold up, hold up. Stop! Bill Clinton was accused of...
  • Larry King: 'I've Never Seen Bias' on or off Air

    02/13/2014 9:46:15 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 55 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 02/13/2014 | Bill Hoffmann
    Talk-show legend Larry King says that, despite claims the news media have an agenda and slant their coverage, he has never seen bias in reporting in all his years on television and radio. "I worked at CNN for almost 26 years. I worked in Mutual Radio for 20 years. I've been in the business 57 years. I have never seen a bias off the air or on," King told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV. "I've never seen anyone say, let's go get this person today, let's really ram it into him. I've never seen it. If a Democrat...
  • Meet Russian television's newest personality: Larry King (+video)

    05/29/2013 6:05:31 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 22 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | May 29, 2013 | Fred Weir
    Television legend Larry King has a new political talk show, and a new boss. The Kremlin-funded English-language network RT, formerly known as Russia Today, announced today that it has agreed to air Mr. King's four-times-weekly online public affairs program "Larry King Now," starting in June. The station will also stage a "mold-breaking" new show, "Politics with Larry King," all to be shown on its US affiliate, RT-America. According to the RT statement, King will mainly focus on US politics, and King will interview leading political personalities, ranging from officials to critics of American foreign and domestic policies. "Whether a president...
  • Katie Couric: Larry King ‘lunged’ at me during our bad date

    02/01/2013 1:50:24 PM PST · by illiac · 74 replies
    New York Post ^ | 2/1/13 | Page Six New York Post
    To the shock of America, Katie Couric admitted she shared an intimate evening with Larry King. Yes, the bespectacled, suspender wearing, grandfatherly TV-news journalist who is 23 years Couric’s senior. On last night’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Couric recounted in striking detail about the Italian dinner date she went on with King 26 years ago in Washington, DC. After dinner, King drove them back to his apartment where he tried to put the moves on her. “So we sat there and what can I say, he lunged,” Couric said (to the delight/horror of everyone watching probably.)
  • Larry King to moderate third-party debate

    10/18/2012 11:07:59 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 40 replies
    AP via CBS News ^ | October 17, 2012
    Larry King, the celebrated talk show host accustomed to A-list interview guests, has agreed to moderate a debate featuring a squad of minor-party presidential candidates.
  • Calif teen sentenced for killing gay student

    12/19/2011 11:09:43 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 92 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 19, 2011 | GREG RISLING
    VENTURA, Calif. (AP) -- A Southern California teenager has been sentenced to 21 years in state prison for killing a gay student during a computer lab class three years ago. Brandon McInerney didn't speak on Monday but his attorney said his client is deeply remorseful for the murder of 15-year-old Larry King. The victim's family said they couldn't forgive their son's killer.
  • Gay teen murder illustrates schools' challenge

    11/24/2011 10:31:47 AM PST · by madprof98 · 78 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 11/24/11 | GREG RISLING
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were many missed opportunities to prevent the murder of a 15-year-old gay student at E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard. Teachers and students saw a simmering feud between Brandon McInerney and Larry King but said they were either ignored by administrators or did little or nothing to intervene. King's mother said she pleaded with school officials to help tone down her son's increasingly flamboyant behavior. One teacher encouraged King to explore his sexuality and gave him a dress. Nearly four years after McInerney, then 14, shot King in the head before stunned classmates, plenty...
  • Pushing an Agenda: Larry King is Dead After School Ignores Mother's Plea

    11/22/2011 12:51:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 78 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 22, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    <p>RUSH: From the Los Angeles Times: "A teenager who fatally shot a gay classmate in the back of the head during an Oxnard middle school computer lab will spend 21 years in prison under a plea deal reached Monday, closing the books on a case that drew international headlines and ignited debate on how schools should handle sexual identity issues.</p>
  • In plea deal, youth gets 21 years for killing gay teen

    11/21/2011 9:27:10 PM PST · by trumandogz · 68 replies
    LA Times ^ | 11.21.11 | Catherine Saillant,
    A teenager who fatally shot a gay classmate in the back of the head during an Oxnard middle school computer lab will spend 21 years in prison under a plea deal reached Monday, closing the books on a case that drew international headlines and ignited debate on how schools should handle sexual identity issues.
  • Oxnard teen, slain in shooting, was allowed to wear women's accessories to school

    07/12/2011 3:28:40 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 29 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | July 12, 2011 | Catherine Saillant
    Larry King's feminine attire was upsetting some of the students and faculty at E.O. Green Junior High in Oxnard. But there was nothing Assistant Principal Joy Epstein could do about it because King's high-heeled boots, earrings and eye makeup were within the Oxnard school's dress policy, Epstein testified Monday at the murder trial of King's classmate, Brandon McInerney. ..."They said we had to protect his civil rights and his equal rights," Epstein said. "We could not discriminate between a boy or a girl wearing those items to school." Epstein's testimony came on the fifth day of McInerney's murder trial. The...
  • N. Korea: Talk Show King Would Like to Interview Kim Jong-il (Larry King dying to interview evil)

    05/28/2011 8:48:08 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 05/27/11
    Talk Show King Would Like to Interview Kim Jong-il The veteran U.S. talk show host Larry King, who has interviewed about 50,000 celebrities from around the world including seven U.S. presidents, says the Korean he would most like to interview is Kim Jong-il. King was talking with participants after a keynote speech at the Seoul Digital Forum 2011 in Seoul on Wednesday. He said it would be interesting to interview the reclusive dictator because "people who are perceived as evil by the world... They don't think they’re different and they don't look in the mirror and say I'm evil and...
  • Larry King Tweaks Anderson Cooper: 'Let's See What She's Up To'

    03/11/2011 4:20:59 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 6 replies
    Popeater ^ | March 10, 2011 | Rob Shuter
    Hair jokes were in no short supply at last night's Comedy Central roast of Donald Trump, but the quip that had the audience shocked was when CNN icon Larry King made fun of his former co-worker Anderson Cooper's sexuality. Pretending he was still hosting his now-defunct talk show, King took calls from viewers throughout the country and then tossed to Anderson, whose '360' followed his 'Live' show every night for years. "Anderson Cooper is coming up next. Let's see what SHE'S up to," Larry said to the packed house. Anderson, who never talks about his sexuality in public, has been...
  • Larry King Rips Hannity, Maddow:'What They Are – Are Preachers'

    12/26/2010 1:12:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 41 replies · 3+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/26/10 | Jeff Poor
    Both Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow offered their best to outgoing legendary anchor Larry King on Dec. 16, his final broadcast night. But how does the outgoing CNN anchor feel about them? On CNN’s Sunday broadcast of “Reliable Sources,” host Howard Kurtz asked King about his competitors, which he was third to in the ratings at the tail-end of his career. King admitted they were good at what they did, but said he didn’t particularly care for it. “They got better ratings,” King said. “However, I don’t regret anything and I’m happy with what I did.
  • New CNN host Piers Morgan is a weasel - but sometimes weasels can be useful...

    12/18/2010 4:59:42 AM PST · by sussex · 8 replies · 1+ views
    The Aged P.com ^ | 17/12/10 | the Aged P
    However Piers is like Bill Clinton-you know he’s a weasel but you have to watch him and, despite his champagne socialist lifestyle, as with Bill, you cannot fail to admire the Houdini like skill with which he so often extricates himself from a vast pile of steaming manure and manages to come up smelling of roses.
  • On Larry King's last show, Katie Couric's poem leaves a mark

    12/17/2010 8:28:05 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 26 replies
    LA Times Blog ^ | December 17, 2010
    Larry King's last "Larry King Live" show was a nonstop promenade of high-profile names and faces Thursday, including a current and a former president, a gaggle of news anchors and the like, King's wife and kids, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declaring it "Larry King Day." Tony Bennett serenaded the host with "The Best Is Yet to Come." King himself even thanked "the suits at the top." But the standout, perhaps, was Katie Couric. Who wrote a poem. For Larry. And read it, out loud. All of it. On purpose. The text of the poem -- "filled with love" from Couric...
  • Vid- Streisand:‘Glad Hillary Wasn’t First Woman President… They Would Have Blamed Her Gender’

    12/17/2010 7:52:49 AM PST · by blog.Eyeblast.tv · 12 replies
    Barbra Streisand appeared on Larry King Live and said in a way she was glad Hillary Clinton wasn’t the first female president, because in this economic crisis, they would have probably blamed her gender. Of course, she, along with the countless others in Hollywood, cannot go one interview without mentioning Bush, or the “8 years preceding”. It’s a rather odd love-affair they seem to have with the former president.
  • Larry King signs off.. My appearance on his show..

    12/16/2010 9:34:38 PM PST · by cakid1 · 30 replies
    cbs47 ^ | 12-16-10 | cakid1
    Larry King signs off.. My appearance on his show.. They don't make them like Larry King anymore. The Veteran CNN talk show host signed off for the last time tonight. He was on the air for 25 years. He was such a pro, that he made it look so easy. I remember back in June of 2003 when I was asked to be on his show. I was covering a horrible murder case in Dallas at the time. Despite the topic, it was an honor and privilege to have appeared - albeit briefly on his show. (They asked me back...
  • Streisand glad Hillary not first female prez: They'd have 'blamed her gender' for economic crisis

    12/16/2010 8:15:49 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 30 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | December 16, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of “Larry King Live” on CNN, the second-to-final show for host Larry King, singer Barbra Streisand explained why she left the country during November’s midterm. “I went to Europe because of this last election,” she said. “I couldn’t face — I didn’t want to be here for this bloodbath. There was no reason for the Republicans to win that many seats in the House, I didn’t think. And that was a — you know, a mistake on the Democrats’ part for not getting their message across, not communicating all that they’ve done that’s good.” ...more (w/video)...
  • CNN’s Larry King: Hugo Chávez 'Fascinating' — 'He Loves the Cincinnati Reds' (Audio)

    12/10/2010 2:33:58 PM PST · by Rufus2007 · 17 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | December 10, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    The ability of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chávez to charm celebrities seems to be a never-ending feat. Beyond the normal cast of characters, like Oliver Stone, Sean Penn and Danny Glover, Chávez has managed to add another fan to his roster. As part of his departure tour from CNN, after 25 years at the network, King appeared on NFL Network anchor Rich Eisen’s Dec. 8 podcast and raved about his fascination with dictators, specifically Chávez. “You know who’s fascinating?” King said. “Dictators. Chávez was fascinating, from Venezuela – one, because he’s a crazy baseball fan.” ...more (w/audio)...
  • Barbara Bush to Palin: Stay in Alaska

    11/20/2010 8:38:20 AM PST · by kristinn · 300 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | Saturday, November 20, 2010
    Sarah Palin may not have the biggest fan in former first lady Barbara Bush. "I sat next to her once. Thought she was beautiful," Barbara Bush said. "And she's very happy in Alaska, and I hope she'll stay there." Bush, along with her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, spoke to CNN's Larry King in an interview set to air Monday. (Video clip [of interview at source link.)
  • Week Two for Parker-Spitzer begins with New Low; Worst Ratings for Larry King in 10 Years

    10/12/2010 6:09:28 PM PDT · by John W · 23 replies
    TVNEWSER ^ | October 12, 2010 | Chris Ariens
    Last night’s “Parker-Spitzer” saw the lowest numbers yet for the program and the show did little to help the one that followed on the schedule — “Larry King Live” which had its worst numbers in more than 10 years. In its sixth outing, “Parker-Spitzer” drew 311,000 Total Viewers and 86,000 A25-54 viewers. That’s lower than the previous low for the time period set by Campbell Brown earlier this year. (332,000 / 87,000). Last week, Parker-Spitzer finished fourth in the time period averaging 465,000 Total Viewers and 124,000 A25-54. At 9pmET, “Larry King Live” put up its lowest A25-54 demo viewership...
  • CNN Just Clocked Its Worst Primetime Ratings In 10 Years Thanks To Eliot Spitzer And Larry King

    10/12/2010 3:54:14 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 48 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/12/10 | Joe Pompeo
    CNN Just Clocked Its Worst Primetime Ratings In 10 Years Thanks To Eliot Spitzer And Larry King Joe Pompeo | Oct. 12, 2010, 5:51 PM | 161 | comment 6 CNN executives say they want to give Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker's week-old discussion program time to grow. But perhaps they're reconsidering in light of the show's performance Monday night, when it drew just 311,000 viewers at 8 p.m., according to Nielsen Media Research, far fewer than it had any night last week following its Oct. 4 premiere. The low numbers for "Parker Spitzer" helped give CNN its worst average...
  • Is Larry King Headed to a Sports Network?

    09/13/2010 6:19:24 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 17 replies
    Sports Newser ^ | September 13, 2010 | Alex Weprin
    With a firm exit date in sight, outgoing CNN host Larry King is apparently weighing his options. We have already reported that King may be plotting a return to radio with Ryan Seacrest, but it looks like the broadcasting legend may seriously be eying another TV gig… as a sports host. Broadcasting & Cable’s Ben Grossman caught up with King at a Los Angeles Angels game, and dropped this little nugget in his column: We had a nice chat, and he told me he doesn’t feel that old, and is in fine health outside of a sore hip once in...
  • Piers Morgan: CNN's New Lineup will be 'Provocative, Aggressive and Ballsy"

    09/08/2010 2:42:10 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 22 replies
    TV Newser ^ | September 8, 2010 | Alex Werpin
    Newly minted CNN 9 PM host Piers Morgan knows he is not a familiar journalistic face to American audiences. He also knows that the cable news landscape is full of big personalities and opinions. Morgan has no intention of aping the competition, or using his new platform to push a political agenda. "I have a lot of opinions, do I want to shove them down my viewer's throats? No, there are enough people doing that on cable news at 8 or 9 o'clock at the moment," Morgan says. "I don't want people to view me as a political animal, I...
  • Martha Stewart Wants to be the Next Barbara Walters

    09/02/2010 2:57:39 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 11 replies
    TV Newser ^ | September 2, 2010 | Alex Weprin
    Talk show host and maven of all things domestic Martha Stewart has spotted an opportunity. According to The Washington Post's Lisa de Moraes, Stewart wants to take on interview icons Larry King and Barbara Walters: "My favorite interviewers are Larry King [and] Barbara Walters, both of whom are kind of retiring," Stewart said in a conference call Wednesday... "Who's going to take their place as the serious, great interviewer? I'm throwing my name in there," Martha told reporters on a call to talk about the return of "The Martha Stewart Show," which premieres Sept. 13 on the Hallmark Channel. Of...
  • Israeli leader reads, studies Bible every weekend with son

    07/11/2010 6:53:48 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 21 replies
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 07/11/2010 | Michael Ireland
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he relaxes every Saturday by reading the Bible with his 15-year-old son -- who recently won a national Israeli Bible competition and came in third in the international quizzing contest. Netanyahu revealed this fascinating piece of information near the end of CNN's 'Larry King Live' show in answer to Larry King's question on whether, as Israeli PM, Netanyahu ever gets time to relax. ...
  • Bibi & King

    07/08/2010 11:05:47 AM PDT · by jazminerose · 13 replies
    www.joytiz.com ^ | 7/8/10 | Joy Tiz
    Joy Tiz ©2010 After last night’s interview with Benjamin Netanyahu, Larry King’s interminable panel discussions about self destructive celebutards just won’t be mesmerizing anymore. Larry’s sixteen remaining viewers enjoyed not only a vital history lesson, but the satisfaction of watching a Jiu-Jitsu master in action. Foregoing his traditional journalistic styling—“So tell me, do they have American Idol in your country?”—King started out by trying to provoke Netanyahu into affirming that his relationship with Barack Obama is something less than optimal. Asking and re-asking the same question approximately thirty-seven times, Netanyahu held steady with his insistence that America and Israel are...
  • Larry King's Replacement

    06/30/2010 5:44:13 AM PDT · by central_va · 15 replies · 1+ views
    cnn ^ | 6/30/2010 | cnn
    The Britain’s Got Talent judge and former newspaper editor is on the verge of signing a four-year contract to take over King’s primetime show in the autumn.
  • Larry King Explains Decision to End CNN Show -- Says It Wasn’t Pressure from the Media (Video)

    06/29/2010 10:21:59 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 12 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | June 30, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    First it was long-time anchor Lou Dobbs, who retired last fall from CNN. Now another fixture of the network will soon be playing another role in the cable news universe. On CNN's June 29 "Larry King Live," host Larry King, who had never been terribly friendly with conservative guests, announced his decision he would be giving up his show this fall. "Before I start the show tonight, I want to share some personal news with you," King said. "Twenty-five years ago, I sat across this table from New York Gov. Mario Cuomo for the first broadcast ever of ‘Larry King...
  • Statement from Larry King ("It's time to hang up my nightly suspenders")

    06/29/2010 5:26:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 72 replies · 1+ views
    Larry King Live ^ | 06/29/2010 | Larry King
    Statement from Larry King Posted: 07:10 PM ET ======================================================================= SNIP SNIP "I’ll still be a part of the CNN family, hosting several Larry King specials on major national and international subjects. I’m incredibly proud that we recently made the Guinness Book of World Records for having the longest running show with the same host in the same time slot. With this chapter closing I’m looking forward to the future and what my next chapter will bring, but for now it’s time to hang up my nightly suspenders."
  • Shrinking CNN taps Spitzer, Morgan

    06/15/2010 3:46:24 AM PDT · by Scanian · 19 replies · 484+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 15, 2010 | NY Post
    Ted Turner must be flinging his remote at the wall in despair. CNN, the cable network he founded, is poised to turn its prime-time schedule over to two disgraced public figures, ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer and former British tabloid editor Piers Morgan, in its desperate bid to restore lost ratings. Hooker-loving Spitzer is thisclose to a deal to co-host an 8 p.m. talk show, sources said. Morgan -- a former editor of Britain's Daily Mirror being groomed to replace Larry King -- was caught up in a scandal in 2000 after he bought shares in a company before his paper touted...
  • Larry King's wife recovering from apparent OD

    06/09/2010 4:05:43 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 22 replies · 49+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 9, 2010
    PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A spokesman for Larry King said Wednesday that the talk-show host's wife is recovering after an apparent prescription drug overdose last month in Utah. Emergency medical workers were called to Shawn King's home in Provo on May 28. Her father dialed 911 after finding the 50-year-old woman in her bed, breathing but not responding when he tried to wake her, according to a transcript of the emergency call, which was released through an open-records request Wednesday.
  • LIVE VIDEO: Underwater camera shows Gulf oil leak 911 Call: Larry King's Wife Overdoses on Pills

    06/09/2010 6:17:26 AM PDT · by maggief · 23 replies · 174+ views
    KTLA ^ | June 9, 2010
    LOS ANGELES -- CNN host Larry King's wife was rushed to the hospital last month after she reportedly overdosed on pills. Shawn Southwick, 50, apparently overmedicated and was found unconscious by her father on May 29 at her Provo, Utah home. Radar Online has obtained a 911 call in which Southwick's father, Karl Engermann, tells the dispatcher, "I can't wake her up." "She may have overmedicated," he tells the 911 operator.
  • Complete Transcript: President Obama On 'Larry King Live'

    06/03/2010 10:16:26 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 20 replies · 664+ views
    All ^ | 06-04-10 | Rick Ellis
    Looks like Larry and Zero played softball tonight
  • President Obama to talk about BP spill with [Larry] King

    06/02/2010 1:41:54 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 39 replies · 587+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | June 2, 2010 | David Zurawik
    To the growing chorus of critics wondering what President Barack Obama was ultimately going to do about the BP oil spill here's one answer: He's going to go on TV in prime time and talk about it. CNN is promoting President Obama's interview that will air Thursday night at 9 on "Larry King Live." It is part of King's big week of 25th anniversary interviews -- along with the likes of Lady Gaga
  • Larry King To Celebrate 25th Anniversary At CNN With Half The Viewers He Had Two Years Ago

    05/27/2010 6:52:47 AM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies · 318+ views
    Business Insider ^ | May 27, 2010, | Joe Pompeo |
    descent into irrelevancy...on King's inability (much the same as his fellow CNN hosts) to compete in the ratings with Fox News and MSNBC. At 9 p.m., the time slot King used to dominate, he's a "distant third" behind Rachel Maddow and Sean Hannity. King now averages 725,000 viewers—that's about half the audience he had during the most recent presidential election; he was drawing 1.34 million in the first quarter of 2009. CNN president Jonathan Klein declined to comment on King's contract, which is up for renewal next June.
  • CNN, Homosexuality, Larry King, Jennifer Knapp, Ted Haggard and Bob Botsford

    05/04/2010 8:33:29 AM PDT · by MarianoApologeticus · 19 replies · 588+ views
    True Freethinker ^ | 05-01-10 | Mariano Grinbank
    But remember, dear friends, that the apostles of our Master, Jesus Christ, told us this would happen: “In the last days there will be people who...make a religion of their own whims and lusts” —Jude v. 17-18, The Message trans. An interesting conversation took place between Larry King, Jennifer Knapp, Ted Haggard and Bob Botsford on CNN’s Larry King Live (April 23, 2010) on a show titled, “Christian Singer Comes Out As Lesbian.”... LARRY KING, HOST (voice-over): Tonight, a Christian singer's shocking admission. She admits she is a lesbian, alienating some of her fans, angering devout followers. Jennifer Knapp...
  • Larry King Goes on Pro-Gay Attack: Asks Pastor Why He Didn&#8217;t Like Boys Romantically

    04/24/2010 7:47:42 AM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 14 replies · 1,277+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | April 24, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    Whatever your view on homosexuality might be as it pertains to Christianity, there's probably one place one wouldn't go to seek clarity on the issue - a Jewish TV host that's in his seventh marriage. However, CNN, the so-called most trusted name in news, had "Larry King Live" host Larry King tackle this issue on his April 23 program in a special broadcast entitled "Can You Be Christian and Gay?" King's special featured recently-out Christian singer Jennifer Knapp, embattled former evangelical preacher Ted Haggard and Horizon Christian Fellowship Senior Pastor Bob Bostford. But it was Bostford, who had previously been...
  • Tom Shales on TV: Is Larry King's CNN Reign Nearing Its End?

    04/19/2010 8:15:01 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 16 replies · 885+ views
    Washington Post ^ | April 19th 2010
    Tom Shales on TV: Is Larry King's CNN Reign Nearing Its End? Talking the talk: King's ratings have dropped 44 percent. By Tom Shales April 20, 2010 "Respected U.S. newsman Larry King has filed for divorce from his country-singer wife, Shawn Southwick," the wire service story says dryly. It seems simple enough until you stop to wonder: Is "respected U.S. newsman Larry King" any relation to that guy who has a weeknight talk show on CNN? That Larry King is known for eyeglasses with thick lenses and large frames; his alarmingly concave posture; his goofy suspenders and insistence on appearing...
  • The thought of making love to Larry King is enough to make your hair stand up

    04/16/2010 3:40:02 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies · 1,109+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | April 16, 2010 | Joanna Molloy
    Larry King sex symbol? Puhleeze. The guy's 76 years old, has orange fly-away hair, often seems a bit loopy and looks dorky in those glasses. Then again he's worth gazillions, so it's no surprise that he's been married eight times and is one of the few men in the universe to have more divorces than ex-wives. He accomplished that by marrying - and divorcing - the same woman twice. You gotta wonder how he does it. But come on girls, sleep with Larry King? Not for a million bucks, the amount he supposedly gave Shannon Engemann, the sister of...
  • Larry King files for divorce from seventh wife

    04/15/2010 9:57:49 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 57 replies · 1,664+ views
    KOMONews.com ^ | 04/14/10 | KOMONews.com
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Larry King filed for divorce on Wednesday shortly before his seventh wife also sought to end the couple's nearly 13-year-old marriage. The 76-year-old host of CNN's "Larry King Live" filed hours before Shawn King filed her own petition. Both cited "irreconcilable differences."
  • VIDEO: Larry King Asks Former Rep. Massa If He Is Gay

    03/09/2010 7:47:04 PM PST · by ianschwartz · 30 replies · 1,377+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | March 9, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    Former Rep. Eric Massa says he is insulted when Larry King asks if he is gay.
  • Larry King Had His ‘Privates’ Fondled at the Airport

    03/06/2010 5:50:40 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 76 replies · 1,253+ views
    nymag.com ^ | March 5, 2010
    Larry King took his first commercial flight since September 11 recently, and the airport security people, sensing a rare opportunity for fame-fondling, took a little advantage when he failed the metal detector test. "They had to give me the complete body search. So I had to stand there with [my] arms [out], and they are talking with me at the same time, 'loved the show last night, turn over your belt,' and then they grab you by the privates. They examined me pretty good."
  • Charlie Rangel Cancels Larry King Exclusive

    03/04/2010 2:35:13 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 7 replies · 487+ views
    TVNewser ^ | March 4, 2010 | Kevin Allocca
    Breaking: TVNewser has learned that Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) canceled what was to be an appearance on this evening's broadcast of "Larry King Live" a short time ago. The show's staff was told that "under the circumstances" Rangel could not do the interview tonight as planned. Rangel's exclusive had been booked and confirmed, and it was to be he his first interview since stepping down from the chairmanship of the House Ways and Means committee. Rangel is currently the subject of multiple ethics investigations. A CNN spokesperson tells us that producers pushed for more information from Rangel's reps, but "they...
  • Charlie Rangel Cancels Larry King Exclusive

    03/04/2010 2:34:17 PM PST · by Beaten Valve · 15 replies · 559+ views
    TV Newser ^ | March 4, 2010 | Kevin Allocca
    Breaking: TVNewser has learned that Congressman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) canceled what was to be an appearance on this evening's broadcast of "Larry King Live" a short time ago. The show's staff was told that "under the circumstances" Rangel could not do the interview tonight as planned. Rangel's exclusive had been booked and confirmed, and it was to be he his first interview since stepping down from the chairmanship of the House Ways and Means committee. Rangel is currently the subject of multiple ethics investigations. A CNN spokesperson tells us that producers pushed for more information from Rangel's reps, but "they...
  • Maher Strikes Again: Americans 'Not Bright Enough to Really Understand the Issues'

    02/17/2010 6:58:50 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 57 replies · 1,357+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | February 17, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    Either Bill Maher was doing his best effort to impersonate Mel Brooks as King Louis XVI in "History in the World, Part I" or he has a complete and utter disregard for the intellectual competency of the American people. Maher, a perennial bomb thrower with a hard left ideology appeared on CNN's Feb. 16 "Larry King Live," facing the king of softball interviews, Larry King, and let it be known he thought alleged terrorism plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed should be tried in New York City and that health care should be forced through by the Obama administration, despite the wishes...
  • VP Joe Biden Tells Larry King that Another Massive Terrorist Attack Like 9/11 "Unlikely" - Video

    02/11/2010 5:19:50 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 18 replies · 433+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | February 11, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of Vice-President Joe Biden telling Larry King that "the idea of there being a massive attack on the United States like 9-11 is unlikely in my view." King had asked Biden about reports that intelligence officials believe the U.S. will face another terrorist attack for certain in the next few months. Biden said Al-Qaeda has turned its attention to smaller-scale attacks, and it is very possible we will see such attempts in the months ahead. (VIDEO)