Tag Archives: Kennedy Center Honors

Trump Won’t Attend Kennedy Center Honors

Trump will not attend this year’s Kennedy Center Honors because some of the honorees are boycotting the traditional pre-gala reception at the White House. Politico reports: “The President and First Lady have decided not to participate in this year’s activities to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a ...

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Norman Lear Among 2017 Kennedy Center Honorees, Will Boycott Traditional Reception At The White House

The list of honorees for the first Kennedy Center Honors of the Trump administration has been released and unsurprisingly, things have already gotten political. The New York Times reports: The 40th annual award recipients include the groundbreaking television writer and producer Norman Lear, the immigrant singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan, and the hip-hop star, LL Cool J. They will be ...

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Aretha Franklin Brings Down The House In Kennedy Center Honors Tribute To Carole King [VIDEO]

All hail the Queen of Soul! Hail, yeah. Carole King’s reactions are priceless. Vulture recaps: Aretha Franklin graced the Kennedy Center Honors stage to pay tribute to Carole King, one of six honorees this year. Aretha received that same honor more than two decades ago, but if you think she deserved it then, hoo boy, just look at her now: ...

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