Donald Trump’s tabloid lifestyle made him rich, famous and ultimately built the persona that made him President. Yet his back-to-the-future encounter with his sensational and melodramatic past might become his Achilles’ heel.
Given his history, it’s perhaps no surprise that Trump’s presidency is now entwined in legal theater peopled by outsize characters, including a porn star, a Playboy model, hustling lawyers and a mystery celebrity.
Those staples of a tabloid tale thickened the plot in court Monday in New York in the first step of a legal battle with potentially grave consequences for Trump, following the stunning FBI raid last week on his personal attorney Michael Cohen.
Barbara Bush in great spirits and feisty, source says:
Former first lady Barbara Bush remains feisty and in great spirits, a source close with the Bush family said Monday.
CNN reported Sunday that the 92-year-old is in failing health and is being cared for in her Houston home and is with her husband, former President George H.W. Bush. Bush’s office confirmed in a statement a “recent series of hospitalizations” for Bush and her decision to seek “comfort care” instead of additional medical help.
Following the reports of her condition, many politicians shared memories of and prayers and well wishes for Bush across social media, including Hillary Clinton, who on Monday said she was “thinking about Barbara Bush’s legacy of service to our country and the extraordinary family she raised.”
Actor Harry Anderson found dead in North Carolina home, police say:
Actor Harry Anderson, known for playing Judge Harry Stone on the NBC sitcom “Night Court,” was found dead in his home in Asheville, North Carolina, on Monday, police say. He was 65 years old, according to IMDB.
Asheville Police responded to the actor’s home at 6:41 a.m., where he was found dead. Asheville police spokesperson Christina Hallingse said no foul play is suspected.
Anderson was nominated for three consecutive Emmy Awards in the mid-1980s for his portrayal of the eccentric Judge Harry Stone on “Night Court,” IMDB says. He also starred in the 1990s sitcom “Dave’s World,” based on the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Dave Barry.
McCain undergoes surgery for intestinal infection:
Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, who has has been undergoing treatment for a brain cancer diagnosis in his home state since late last year, is hospitalized in stable condition after undergoing surgery for an intestinal infection, his office said Monday.
In a statement, his office said, “On Sunday, Senator McCain was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and underwent surgery to treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis.”
The statement also included a progress report on McCain’s treatment and condition while he’s been recovering in his home state.
Khloé Kardashian reveals daughter’s name
Welcome, to the Kardashian clan, True.
Just days after giving birth, Khloé Kardashian has revealed she has named her daughter True Thompson.
Kardashian’s boyfriend and the father of her child is Cleveland Cavaliers basketball player Tristan Thompson.
“Our little girl, True Thompson, has completely stolen our hearts and we are overwhelmed with LOVE,” Kardashian, who gave birth on April 12, wrote on Twitter. “Such a blessing to welcome this angel into the family! Mommy and Daddy loooooove you True!”