Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Capehart, Bagels, Dylan Ratigan, and Capehart's Mother

Those of you who are interested in news commentary are going to appreciate this bit. Here's the context.

MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan aired some footage on his show "Morning Meeting" of contributor Jonathan Capehart eating rather enthusiastically a bagel during a commercial break. The plot thickens when Jonathan's mother called into the show to complain to Dylan about his using of the footage to poke fun at her son. Now, both Dylan and Jonathan got a kick out of the gale episode. Jonathan's mother however not so much. She who called into the show and gave Ratigan a scolding. She said:

The whole thing was offensive because, you know what, I thought it was mean, disrespectful, an invasion of his privacy and personal space. And my question to you is do you have cameras in the bathroom, or in the dressing room? Who you gonna put on national TV next? Because if you wanted to make a fool out of someone... you could use yourself because it really pissed me off.

All Dylan could say at the end was how sorry he was and that it would not happen again. Jonathan, on the other hand, could hardly stop laughing.

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dANA said...

Check Momma out!!
Don't mess with her boy!!!

Dana said...

I get a kick out of Dylan's face at the end.
You go, girl!!

Anonymous said...

Ha! Priceless!!

JJ said...

HA! I like how it progresses to drama.

Will said...

I like watching MOrning Meeting. Dylan's definitely smarter than most in that network.

Unknown said...

HA!! Jonathan's reaction was priceless!!
As was Dylan's at the very end.