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Late Night Host Seth Meyers Pays Tribute to Norm MacDonald

Meyers stated that Macdonald’s death is tragic, but knowing the late comedian, he wouldn’t “anything sentimental” said about him.

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On Tuesday, Norm Macdonald died after a private battle with cancer at the age of 61. Since the news became public, there’s been plenty of tributes towards Macdonald. 

Fellow “Saturday Night Live” alumn and “Late Night” host Seth Meyers was one of many to remember the late comedian. “He was the gold standard, and he will continue to be the gold standard,” Meyers said. 

“I would just suggest that everybody go watch him tell the moth story on Conan, go watch any number of Norm Macdonald things tonight because they are really, truly timeless.”

Meyers stated that Macdonald’s death is tragic, but knowing the late comedian, he wouldn’t “anything sentimental” said about him. As a result, the late-night host decided to dedicate much of the tribute to his favorite Macdonald jokes and reminiscence of the comic.

“I started at SNL in 2001, and I remember one time, Norm walked back into the studio to visit,” Meyers recalled. 

“I don’t remember how old his son was at the time, but his son was young, and someone said, ‘Hey Norm, how’s being a dad?’ And he said, ‘It’s going great. Still no abductions.’ That’s the first thing I ever heard him say in-person.”

You can watch the entire tribute to MacDonald below:

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Greg Gutfeld: Critics Are ‘Deliberately Trying to Destroy My Career’

He argued that he is “more dangerous” on Gutfeld! than he is on The Five.

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After strong pushback against comments he made about the Holocaust in reference to new Florida curriculum guidelines surrounding slavery, Fox News host Greg Gutfeld believes he survives constant attacks against his character.

During an appearance on The Rubin Report podcast, Gutfeld was asked if it was “bizarre that you’re on a cable news network where everyone is watching you waiting to destroy you at any given moment?”

After mentioning that he believes he has more time for criticism because of his appearances on both The Five and Gutfeld! the self-avowed “King of Late Night” claimed he’s constantly under attack.

“I would assume that at least once a week there is somebody deliberately trying to destroy my career, but I can’t let that stop me,” Gutfeld said after noting that those watching his career are similar to students who don’t aren’t taking a college course but are hoping the professor gives them blackmail leverage. “I’m not blowing smoke up your ass, but I have to say that you (Rubin) helped destroy cancel culture by monetizing the act of being canceled. If you get canceled and there’s another way out, you will always rise above.”

He argued that he is “more dangerous” on Gutfeld! than he is on The Five. However, The Five is generally the most-watched cable news program in any timeslot, which means his statements on the show are widely viewed.

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CBS News President Neeraj Khemlani Accused of Verbal Abuse To Female Execs

Khemlani was accused of directing a “rude” and “disrespectful” tirade towards Chief Financial Officer Stacey Benson and a female executive vice president.

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The new co-president of CBS News, Neeraj Khemlani, has been accused of verbal abuse during an April meeting with two female executives at the company, according to The New York Post.

Reports have emerged of a contentious incident, which allegedly took place during a meeting focused on long-term budget planning. According to The Post, Khemlani, the Executive Vice President of CBS News & Digital, was accused of directing a “rude” and “disrespectful” tirade towards Chief Financial Officer Stacey Benson and a female executive vice president.

“They had a breakdown after the meeting,” an insider briefed on the incident said of the two women. “They were shaken.”

The purportedly tense encounter left the executives taken aback, leading them to register complaints about the treatment they received. In response, CBS appointed Mehmet Dilsiz, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for CBS News & Digital, to closely monitor Khemlani and his interactions with colleagues.

CBS CEO George Cheeks was reportedly briefed on Dilsiz’s appointment, marking the latest development in a series of incidents involving Khemlani’s management style. To ensure a watchful eye on Khemlani’s meetings with co-workers, HR executive Dilsiz has been participating remotely via video in sessions involving the streaming and finance teams.

The situation has drawn attention as the network continues to address concerns related to Khemlani’s approach to management. An investigation was launched late last year into his conduct toward women and people of color.

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FOX Nation Adding OutKick Programming

“OutKick has seen rapid growth over the last two years and we are thrilled to begin streaming our authentic content with the loyal audience that FOX Nation has cultivated.”

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Programming from OutKick — including projects from Clay Travis, Tomi Lahren, and Riley Gaines — has been added to the FOX Nation streaming service.

The subscription service provided by FOX will feature daily episodes of OutKick The Show with Clay Travis, Tomi Lahren is Fearless, and Gaines for Girls.

“OutKick has seen rapid growth over the last two years and we are thrilled to begin streaming our authentic content with the loyal audience that FOX Nation has cultivated,” said OutKick founder Clay Travis.  

Previously, the programs had only been available on social media platforms and YouTube. With the expanded reach, however, the shows will not see a change in schedule. Lahren’s program will continue to air on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7:00 PM ET.

Gaines for Girls will continue to be a weekly show that focuses on protecting women’s sports.

Projects currently in development for OutKick will also be available on FOX Nation once launched.

Fox Corp. purchased OutKick in 2021.

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