Tag Archives: Kennedy Center Honors

Kennedy Center Rescinds Bill Cosby’s Awards

Deadline Hollywood reports: The Kennedy Center’s Board of Trustees has voted to rescind two high-profile awards given to Bill Cosby following his conviction last month on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Cosby received a Kennedy Center Honor in 1998 for lifetime achievement in the performing arts. In 2009, he was the 12th recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for …

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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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