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Posted Friday 9/28/18 at 3:04PM EDT
CNN founder Ted Turner reveals he has Lewy body dementia
Source: BuzzFeed News
"It's a mild case of what people have as Alzheimer's. It's similar to that,” the 79-year-old Turner tells Ted Koppel on CBS Sunday Morning. “But not nearly as bad. Alzheimer's is fatal. Thank goodness I don't have that. But, I also have got, let's – the one that's – I can't remember the name of it." Turner says the dementia has left him "tired," "exhausted" and sometimes forgetful. ALSO: Turner criticized CNN for being too heavy on politics.
Posted Thursday 7/12/18 at 5:29PM EDT
Sacha Baron Cohen demands an apology from Sarah Palin via his Who Is America? character -- "Dr. Billy Wayne Ruddick Jr. PhD"
Source: The Daily Beast
"Dr. Ruddick" tweeted out a letter refuting Palin's claims that Cohen misrepresented himself as a disabled war veteran, addressed to "Vice-President Palin." Rather, he said, he said he was “in the service—not military, but United Parcel.” He added that he “only fought for our country once—when I shot a Mexican who came onto my property.”
- Judge Roy Moore admits Cohen duped him with a fake award -- and he's threatening to sue
- Ted Koppel, who didn't sign a release, explains how he got duped: "Everybody loves seeing well-known people get duped. I relish it too, when it's done well."
Posted Wednesday 7/11/18 at 9:21PM EDT
Sacha Baron Cohen may have also tricked Bernie Sanders, David Petraeus and Ted Koppel
According to the Drudge Report's Matt Drudge, Showtime's Who Is America? will feature interviews with former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, former Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Howard Dean, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, former CIA director David Petraeus and former Nightline host Ted Koppel. Those are in addition to the previously revealed Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney and Republican former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh. "Lots of tricks played," tweeted Drudge. "Both Republicans and Democrats are getting caught up in the madness." None of the new people Drudge named have confirmed their unwitting participation on Who Is America? ALSO: Palin reportedly walked out on Cohen after he asked a "horrible" Chelsea Clinton question.