Jenny McCarthy's Autism Charity Has Helped Its Board Members Make Money Off Dangerous, Discredited Ideas

Camel’s milk. B12 lollipops. Hyperbaric oxygen chambers. “Ion-cleansing” foot baths. Chelation therapy. Gluten-free diets. Casein-free diets. Massive doses of nutritional supplements. All of these products and services have two things in common. First, mainstream (and widely trusted) medical bodies don’t recognize…

Dozens of Rich and/or Famous People Have Been Charged in an Alleged College Admissions Bribery Scheme 

Fifty people, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, have been indicted in federal court over allegations that they paid large bribes to get their children into elite colleges, both ABC and NBC News are reporting. As everyone else on Earth will joke today: Whatever happened to just buying a wing of…

You Can't Keep Glenn Thrush Down (Because the New York Times Keeps Handing Him Plum Assignments Despite His Losing the White House Beat Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations) 

In November 2017, Vox published a story in which Glenn Thrush, then the White House correspondent for the New York Times, was accused of sexually inappropriate behavior towards female colleagues. Thrush, who’d been one of the most visible Times reporters in DC—he was frequently seen in the White House press briefing…

What Exactly Is Legally Imperiled Conspiracy Peddler Jerome Corsi Retracting From His Reporting on Seth Rich?

Jerome Corsi is an author who can politely and credibly be described as a conspiracy theorist. He’s the former Washington bureau chief for InfoWars, and he’s written for other conservative-leaning conspiracy sites, like Human Events and WorldNetDaily. On Monday, Corsi formally retracted a year-old story he wrote for…

Court Rules That Shitty Media Men List Creator Can't Be Sued for Emotional Distress, Questions Relevance of Her Tweets About 'Hating Men' 

A federal judge in Brooklyn on Friday ruled that in the ongoing lawsuit against Moira Donegan, the creator of the Shitty Media Men list, plaintiff Stephen Elliott cannot sue her for intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, though he can still make a claim for defamation. According to a transcript,…

Exclusive: FBI Warned Law Enforcement Agencies of Threat Posed by Non-Existent 'Pro-Choice Extremists'

A domestic terrorism briefing the FBI gave to law enforcement agencies in 2017 warned them about the threat of “pro-abortion extremists.” That would be fine, except—as the FBI’s own briefing materials subsequently admit—violent pro-abortion extremists barely exist, and in no universe do they constitute an organized…

A Young Woman Fell and Died Trying to Carry Her Baby's Stroller In a Subway Station With No Elevator 

A 22-year-old Connecticut woman has reportedly died after a fall down a flight of stairs in a New York City subway station. Malaysia Goodson was trying to carry her 1-year-old baby in a stroller down the subway stairs. The station where Goodson fell is one of the hundreds in New York City that still does not have a…

The Owner of One of the Biggest Comedy Clubs in the Country Tells Us Why She Said No to Booking Louis CK

Louis CK’s fumbling attempts to return to public life haven’t gone particularly well so far: His limp appearances at the Comedy Cellar and a leaked set of truly gross new material haven’t exactly returned him to grace. Now, a tipster tells us that CK is attempting to book some kind of national tour, with dates at…

Scientology Attorney Demands Jezebel Remove Our Story on Shelly Miscavige's Alleged Disappearance 

A lawyer representing Shelly Miscavige, the wife of David Miscavige, Scientology’s leader, has demanded that Jezebel remove a story we ran yesterday on Shelly’s alleged disappearance. The attorney, Jeffrey K. Riffer, writes “Mrs. Miscavige is not missing” and that she is “appalled” by claims that she has disappeared.…

Scientology Lawyer Compares Leah Remini to Jason from Friday the 13th For Asking About Location, Safety of Shelly Miscavige

No one seems to dispute that Shelly Miscavige, wife of David Miscavige, Scientology’s Chairman of the Board, has not been seen in public since 2007. And no one has more persistently, vocally wondered where she is than Leah Remini, ex-Scientologist turned host of an A&E show, Aftermath, that vigorously criticizes the…

Fringe Right-Wing Personality, Unable to Log the Fuck Off, Dons Yellow Star, Locks Herself to Twitter's Doors 

Laura Loomer, a woman in true need of very serious help, has locked herself to the front door of Twitter’s New York City headquarters. Loomer did this because she was recently banned from Twitter for making viciously Islamophobic statements about Representative-elect Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, including accusing her of…

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