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Tucker Carlson Thinks Military Vaccine Mandates Are A Satanism-Inspired Plot To Target Christians And ‘Men With High Testosterone Levels’

With no new developments being reported about Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend’s swollen balls, Tucker Carlson had to go back to talking about his other favorite topic on Monday night: those pesky vaccine mandates. This time, his target was the U.S. military. Several weeks ago, the Biden administration announced that it would be requiring all U.S. […]

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Ana Navarro Zinged Tucker Carlson For His Defense Of Nicki Minaj Over Her Cousin’s Friend’s Balls

While discussing Tucker Carlson‘s obsession with Nicki Minaj‘s cousin’s friend’s allegedly swollen testicles, The View guest host Ana Navarro dropped probably one of the greatest lines in the daytime talk show’s 25 years on the air. It was so good that it left Whoopi Goldberg nodding in approval while slapping the table. The hilarious moment […]

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Legally Wrong? Nicki Minaj Perpetuates #BallGate, Claims White House Invite While Berating Those Challenging Her Misinformation

Minaj’s tweets, initially offered as part of an explanation for her absence from Monday night’s Met Gala, exploded into what the rapper has dubbed #BallGate in the days since, as the eyebrow-raising anecdote drew both laughs and ire from her 22.7 million followers. The ire was understandable amid a pandemic that has to date claimed […]

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Right-Wing Anti-Vaxxers Embracing Nicki Minaj Is The 2021 Plot Twist No One Saw Coming

NewsOne Featured Video Nicki Minaj performs onstage at The Forum on February 28, 2016, in Inglewood, California. | Source: Scott Dudelson / Getty Up until now, Nicki Minaj’s greatest controversy seemed to be that she knowingly married a man who has been convicted of attempting to rape a woman, a transgression that was readily overlooked […]

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Nicki Minaj’s Ballgate Drama is Getting, Um, Nuts

Nicki Minaj attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic) Unraveling viral disinformation and explaining where it came from, the harm it’s causing, and what we should do about it. Want the best of VICE News straight to […]

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How Tucker Carlson Lost It

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson was born in San Francisco in 1969. He was the older of two sons. (Carlson’s brother is named Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson, which suggests the family’s conservative bona fides.) His father, Dick, was a newsman turned banker turned politician, with a penchant for the kinds of red meat culture war stories […]

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‘SNL’ Vet Jim Breuer Went On Tucker Carlson To Rant About Vaccines (And Demons), And All People Did Was Make Goat Boy Jokes

Tucker Carlson has been having a real Mad Libs week. The Fox News host has spent multiple shows talking obsessively about Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend’s testicles. And on Wednesday he invited the guy who played “Goat Boy” on SNL a quarter century ago to talk about a public health crisis. Over the weekend, Jim Breuer […]

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People Can’t Believe Nicki Minaj Shared A Video Of White Supremacy Theory-Endorser Tucker Carlson

We’re on Day Three of Nicki Minaj-gate, and it’s still taking unpredictable, Mad Libs-y turns. It all started with the annual Met Gala (obviously). The rapper was not in attendance, and as the festivities began, she took to Twitter to explain why: She wasn’t vaccinated. She then claimed that a cousin’s friend had some problems […]

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Nicki Minaj Has Resorted To Using Tucker Carlson To Back Her Anti-Vaccine Tweets

As Nicki Minaj fields criticism over her anti-vaccine tweet from a few days ago from a variety of observers such as Stephen Colbert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Trinidad’s Health Minister, and even Tucker Carlson, she’s also found an unlikely defender in the form of … Tucker Carlson. The Fox News host, whose opinions shift with the […]

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Tucker Carlson Cannot Stop Talking About Nicki Minaj’s Cousin’s Friend’s Swollen Testicles

Tucker Carlson has got swollen testicles on the brain. No, it’s not a neurological condition; but ever since Nicki Minaj tweeted about her mysterious “cousin’s friend” whose ball sack reportedly did not like whatever was in the COVID vaccine, Carlson can’t stop talking about this poor man’s scrotum. His testicular fixation began on Monday night […]

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Tucker Carlson Is Suddenly Nicki Minaj’s Biggest Fan After She Claimed Her Cousin’s Friend’s ‘Testicles Became Swollen’ After Being Vaccinated

Tucker Carlson is suddenly Nicki Minaj’s biggest fan—and all, appropriately, because of a pair of swollen testicles. On Monday, the “Bang Bang” singer posted a rather personal, and somewhat revolting, detail about her cousin’s friend who, if he exists at all, presumably was not consulted about having the status of his inflated and inoperable junk […]

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Tucker Carlson Swears That He Doesn’t Lie, But He Will ‘If I’m Really Cornered Or Something’

Tucker Carlson has downplayed the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, and he’s claimed the FBI orchestrated it. He’s claimed masks aren’t important and told his viewers to harass those who wear them. He’s hatched bizarre conspiracy theories, including one about the U.S.’s exit from Afghanistan. The most charitable thing you could say about the Fox News […]

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Seth MacFarlane Is Pointing Out How Tucker Carlson Is Allowed To Spread Dangerous Misinformation, But Peter Griffin Can’t Cuss

“Human manure spreader” Tucker Carlson is free to spew wackadoodle and potentially harmful conspiracy theories five nights a week on Fox News, but if Peter Griffin says one barely-a-swear-word on Fox, there will be hell (h*ll) to pay. Following a week where the Tucker Carlson Tonight host went full cartoon villain (as opposed to this […]

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Jim Acosta Called Tucker Carlson A ‘Human Manure Spreader’ And A Threat To Democracy On CNN

Jim Acosta’s Saturday programming on CNN has routinely taken aim at Fox News and its biggest name, Tucker Carlson. But as Carlson’s white replacement theory rhetoric escalates and the Fox News host advocates for anti-vaxxers to break the law Acosta has upped his rhetoric in kind. Already classified as the “employee of the month” at […]

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Tucker Carlson Is Straight Up Telling Unvaccinated People To Buy Fake COVID Vaccine Cards Now

Tucker Carlson routinely espouses theories found in murderous manifestos, so it’s no surprise his latest rhetoric about the coronavirus is equally dangerous and unhinged. As the coronavirus pandemic continues thanks to the Delta variant and large portions of the United States (and the rest of the world) still unvaccinated, businesses and other entities are becoming […]

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America’s Worst Right-Wingers: A TNR Readers’ Poll

Forty years ago, when the right wing was first ascendant in this country, the nation was introduced to some exotic characters the likes of which most of us hadn’t seen before: Jerry Falwell Sr.; Pat Robertson; Newt Gingrich; even people like Illinois Representative Henry Hyde, who at the time seemed about as ideologically extreme as […]

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Fox News’ Reported New Vaccine-Involved Mandate Sounds Awfully Awkward For Tucker Carlson

Fox News’ stance on vaccines has been (and this is putting it generously) mixed. Take, for example, the Fox and Friends co-hosts (Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade), who sat down in May to let everyone know that they’d all been vaccinated against COVID-19. That hasn’t stopped Kilmeade from grumbling about the idea of […]

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Tucker Carlson Mocked AOC For Being Afraid That She Was Going To Be Raped On Jan. 6

For Tucker Carlson, no matter how low there’s always somewhere to go. The Fox News host has spread whopping vaccine lies. He’s told his viewers to harass people wearing masks. He’s downplayed the Jan. 6 Capitol siege. Speaking of which, he’s repeatedly sneered at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s fears that day that she was going to be […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Nailed ‘Jeopardy GOAT’ Tucker Carlson To The Wall With A Series Of Relevant Questions

The new Jeopardy! host is, uh, not Fox News host and conspiracy-theorist extraordinaire Tucker Carlson. Whew! Yet it’s not even one person, either, because the show’s executive producer, Mike Richards, will be stepping into full-time host duties (of the syndicated flagship show) along with Mayim Bialik (who’s picking up the primetime and spinoff variants) hosting […]

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Seth MacFarlane Is So Disgusted With Tucker Carlson That He Wants To Take ‘Family Guy’ To Another Network

Family Guy premiered on Fox last century, on January 31, 1999. It’s been a primetime fixture ever since (minus a brief cancelation following season two… and again after season three). But if creator Seth MacFarlane had his way, he would take the animated series to another network, just to get away from Fox News and […]

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Montana Man to Tucker Carlson: ‘You Are The Worst Human Being Known to Man’

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Someone buy Dan Bailey a drink. Or send him an Edible Arrangement. Maybe even a gift card or two. Anything to show appreciation for giving Tucker Carlson the smoke right to his smug face. Advertisement Slate reports that Bailey, a Livingston, Mont. fly-fishing guide, approached Fox News’ resident vaccine misinformation-spewing, […]

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People Are Loving A Video Of Tucker Carlson Getting Confronted By A Montana Man, Who Called Him ‘The Worst Human Being Known To Mankind’

Who doesn’t love a good Tucker Carlson dunking? The Fox News host has risen to the top of the network’s ratings by spouting some of the worst right-wing nonsense imaginable, no low too far for him. The only solace is that every now and then he gets publicly humiliated. On Friday an alleged screengrab of […]

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Tucker Carlson Got A Little Snippy With Rep. Eric Swalwell In An Alleged Text Message Exchange

Night after night, Tucker Carlson bombards his millions of viewers with unhinged conspiracy theories: Vaccines are dangerous. He’s being spied on by the NSA. The Jan. 6 insurrection wasn’t that bad. But behind the scenes he may be a lot more chummy with his purported enemies than he lets on. A recent New York Times […]

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Tucker Carlson Calls Black Capitol Police Officer an ‘Angry Left-Wing Activist’ for Speaking on Racism of Insurrectionists

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Is it just me, or do conservative affirmations always seem to come with some kind of caveat? Advertisement “Support the troops”—unless those troops are military-feminizing women or Critical Race Theory advocates. “Respect the flag”—unless you want to wear it as a onesie even though U.S. code explicitly calls it disrespectful, […]

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Coronavirus Denier Sean Hannity Switches Tune: ‘Please Take COVID Seriously…Enough People Have Died’

Photo: JIM WATSON (Getty Images) It only took more than 600,000 deaths in the United States from COVID-19 for some Fox News hosts to finally take the virus seriously. Advertisement On Monday, whiny klan adjacent Republican SpankBang host Sean Hannity totally switched his tune, noting that he now “believes in science” and the “science of […]

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Fox News Is Killing Its Viewers Again

“Despite everything the experts either got wrong or lied about, they still think that parents should trust them and inject their kids with an experimental drug to prevent a disease almost none of those kids will ever get sick from,” Ingraham told her viewers. The message is clear: Children and young people shouldn’t get the […]

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Tucker Carlson Conveniently Forgot To Mention He Was Contacting Russian Agents In The Hopes Of Scoring A Putin Interview When He Accused The NSA Of Spying On Him

Last week, Tucker Carlson made a surreal claim, even for a guy who sloppily attempted to downplay the Jan. 6 insurrection. He said he was being spied on. By the U.S. government. Why? Because, he said, they wanted to take down his show. He painted himself as an innocent journalist (even though his own bosses […]

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CNN’s Brian Stelter And Oliver Darcy Compared Tucker Carlson’s Conspiracy Theories And Lies To Alex Jones

CNN has made a habit of calling out Tucker Carlson in recent weeks. Jim Acosta has called Fox News the “bulls*it factory” and crowned Carlson its “employee of the month” along with its “chief white power correspondent.” Lately, as Carlson ambles further into conspiracy theory territory about white erasure and the true identity of those […]

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JD Vance Is Deleting All His Anti-Trump Tweets

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author and venture capitalist JD Vance announced a run for U.S. Senate on Thursday, btu before he did that, he took the first necessary step for every conservative candidate for elected office: deleting all of the anti-Trump tweets.    Vance deleted several long-standing tweets about Trump prior to announcing his run for Senate, CNN’s […]

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