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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Quote of the Day:

“Jamie Foxx making me feel good about my shower singing.”

— NBC congressional correspondent Luke Russert.

Vox editor thinks WSJ‘s Paul Gigot is terrible

“Paul Gigot runs an editorial page that’s considered embarrassing by the WSJ’s own reporters.” — Vox Executive Editor Matthew Yglesias. On Monday news broke that Gigot will head the Pulitzer Prize board.

From the campaign trail…

“One thing I learned from the videos: Huck’s wife was 17 and he was 19 when they married. She was diagnosed with spinal cancer a year later.” — BuzzFeed‘s McKay Coppins.

“Reporters banned from approaching Huckabee on the rope line at his announcement #clintonesque.” — MSNBC political correspondent Kasie Hunt.

Confessional: “So tired of everyone getting fucking offended by everything.” — FNC host Jedediah Bila.

A plea for news and gossip 

“Folks: if you work for a media co., chances are you’re sitting on some good gossip…please get in touch, the day is slow: [REDACTED].” — Politico‘s Dylan Byers.

From the campaign trail…

“Carson says he beats his wife in pool then says the media headline will be ‘Carson admits he beats his wife.'” — WaPo‘s Ben Terris.

Editor is grateful for fellow allergy sufferers 

“Sincerely grateful for folks complaining about their allergies because mine are terrible and I’ve felt like a whiny baby when I say anything.” — Marisa Carroll, associate features editor, BuzzFeed News.

Missed connection? 

“Just went to Chop’t and saw a NYT reporter in line. Didn’t introduce myself because that place is insane during lunch hour.” — Washington Examiner‘s Eddie Scarry, who recognized him from Morning Joe or cable news in general.