Tag Archives: Thomas Roberts

MSNBC Axes Live With Thomas Roberts

The New York Post reports: MSNBC on Friday quietly pulled the plug on its afternoon show, “Live With Thomas Roberts,” after less than two years, Page Six has exclusively learned. Roberts was brought on to do the two-hour show last year to replace the much-hyped but low-rated “Ronan Farrow Daily.” “Thomas was taken off of his [show] quietly,” said a ...

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NBC/Universal Celebrates LGBT Pride Month [VIDEO]

NBC/Universal this afternoon posted a video in celebration of LGBT Pride Month. Narrated by out MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, the clip features a montage of activists and recent events in LGBT rights. Watch below.

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Trump Sues Univision For $500M, Mexico And Thomas Roberts Pull Out Of Pageant

For once Donald Trump has followed through with a lawsuit threat: Donald Trump, a Republican presidential candidate, is suing Univision. The Spanish-language TV network dropped its coverage of Miss USA and Miss Universe — two beauty pageants that Trump co-owns — because of Trump’s remarks about Mexican immigrants during his presidential campaign announcement on June 16. NBCUniversal also dropped the ...

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MSNBC Host Thomas Roberts Apologizes For Strange Cinco De Mayo Segment

For the last two days right wing sites have been blasting MSNBC for a brief but bizarre Cinco De Mayo segment which featured a sombrero-wearing host swigging from a Corona bottle and rattling a maraca. Today Thomas Roberts issued an apology following a blistering denouncement from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. An excerpt: This is simply the worst example ...

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Venezuela Wins Miss Universe

The Washington Blade reports: Participants in the Miss Universe 2013 pageant that took place in Moscow on Saturday did not discuss Russia’s LGBT rights record during the broadcast of the event. Gay MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts, who co-hosted the pageant with singer Mel B, earlier on Saturday described Russia’s law banning gay propaganda to minors as a “discriminatory” statute that ...

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HomoQuotable – Thomas Roberts

“It’s been an incredible experience so far. I certainly don’t want to be a commercial for Russia… [but] I haven’t run into any discrimination so far since I’ve been here. Just by showing up, just by being visible, just by the sheer presence of my husband being there with me, and just the interest that this might generate in what ...

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HomoQuotable – Thomas Roberts

“I consulted with the [Human Rights Campaign] and with GLAAD. I wanted to find out their take on what they thought about this decision by me. They are two organizations that I have done a great deal of work with and that have not only had my personal support but professional support. So a lot of counsel, a lot of ...

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Trump To Roberts: Russia’s Laws Are Bad, But I’m Still Against Your Marriage

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HomoQuotable – Thomas Roberts

“Courage is contagious. I have felt that way since coming out publicly in 2006. I’ve never regretted it. This November, I will co-host Miss Universe in Moscow partly because it is a huge, visible opportunity for LGBT people. Everywhere. [snip] So people may wonder: ‘Thomas, how can you accept this assignment? Shouldn’t you boycott Russia?’ I am not going to ...

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Reince Preibus To Thomas Roberts: Maybe You Should Apply For A Job With Obama

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus sparred with MSNBC host Thomas Roberts today and Roberts didn’t not back down. Talking Points Memo recaps: “Why do we need to attach the solutions or changes that go along with the law that has been vetted by the Supreme Court, by a mandate by the people reelecting the president and both houses of ...

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At Last Night’s GLAAD Event

Google has either done away with embeddable Picasa slideshows or hidden the function well enough that I can no longer find it, so click over here for tons of photos of the bold face (mostly) gay-gay-gay names that crowded the red carpet at last night’s GLAAD event in Manhattan. Within you’ll find Orange Is The New Black cast member Laverne ...

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HomoQuotable – Thomas Roberts

“Reince Priebus, when I got engaged, congratulated me at the White House Correspondents’ weekend. Last year, Sean Spicer congratulated me on getting married to my husband. Yet they incorporate into the platform of the RNC their stance against marriage equality. It’s odd, because why congratulate me? I didn’t bring it up, I didn’t say give me a congratulations, but they ...

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MSNBC Host Thomas Roberts On Weiner’s Accuser: This Chick Is So Batshit

MSNBC host Thomas Roberts got a little potty-mouthed this afternoon, drawing snickers across the Twitterverse. Roberts later apologized on-air for his language.

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MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts On His Marriage

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