Posts Tagged ‘BuzzFeed’

Piers Morgan

On the heels of an exchange that was at times honest, at times combative, at times odd, but fascinating throughout, on Monday evening Ben Smith joined “Piers Morgan Live” with impressions from his own interview with Anthony Weiner.

Having sat down live with the mayoral candidate in the initial New York installment of “BuzzFeed Brews,” a widely successful interview series that – until this evening – had been conducted entirely in Washington, D.C., Smith obtained a solid good feel for Weiner’s current state of mind, politically and otherwise:

“He sure didn’t seem happy to be there, he didn’t feel like he was out there trying to make people like him, which is the name of the game,” noted Smith, Editor-in-Chief of “BuzzFeed.” “The primary is on September 10th. If he was going to drop out, he probably would have dropped out already. His best bet of getting in there…

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CNN Political Ticker

(CNN) — Anthony Weiner’s run for New York City mayor has been one of the most watched — and most controversial — campaigns in the country. Weiner passed on a beer, but he sat for a live question-and answer session hosted by BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith in a “BuzzFeed Brews” event that was livestreamed exclusively on the “CNN BuzzFeed” channel on YouTube.

In the wide-ranging interview, Weiner talked about the effect his sexting scandal had on his wife’s career and weighed in on his therapy sessions. He also dropped a hint about Hillary Clinton’s plans for 2016.

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