It is a Wednesday night and The Backbencher pub in central Wellington is packed. Unless you have booked a table, it is standing room only and there are some familiar faces in the crowd – Justice Minister Judith Collins shares space with people holding signs calling for the legalisation of cannabis and a fellow who has made a Peter Dunne puppet.
OPINION: Gwyneth Paltrow was recently named the most irritating celebrity in Hollywood by a team of people who are probs very insightful, educated and unbiased.
In early March, Barack and Michelle Obama appeared in an exclusive Facebook video from the White House. The topic was bullying prevention, and it was by far the highest profile in the series of online conversations the social-media behemoth has produced with various members of Congress and federal and state officials in recent months.
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David Letterman may be under attack from some quarters after the revelations that he had sexual affairs with staffers, but he still has the support of a number of notables, as well as TV viewers.
Late-night talk show host David Letterman offered a “heartfelt” apology before a live studio audience Monday to his wife and female staffers over last week’s “sextortion” revelations, fans at the taping said.
As Richard Smith chatted over the phone with his nephew late Tuesday, he noticed something was off. “He was slightly down,” Smith said about Robert “Joe” Halderman.
“Late Show” host David Letterman acknowledged on his show Thursday night that he’d had sexual relations with members of his staff and that he revealed those liaisons during grand jury testimony for a case involving an attempted extortion.