Brian Williams Blames His “Ego” For False Claims + More News on Your Friday

Plus, Lady Gaga looks amazing in her Bahamas bikini and find out if Colin Farrell was once arrested for attempted murder!

We reported yesterday that Brian Williams will not be returning to the anchor desk at NBC Nightly News, but will instead take on a breaking news reporting position with MSNBC in August. However, in a new interview with Matt Lauer, Brian apologizes for betraying his viewers’ trust and even blames his ego for his actions.

“Looking back, it had to have been ego that made me think I had to be sharper, funnier, quicker than anybody else. Put myself closer to the action, having been at the action in the beginning,” he said. [CNN]

  • We know more about how Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom’s friend Jamie Sangouthai passed away last week. According to People, Jamie died from a flesh-eating disease related to his drug use. His death was ruled an accident. [People]
  • Laverne Cox’s life just got a little sweeter. California -based ice cream company Three Twins Ice Cream is naming a flavor after the Orange is the New Black star, aptly titled “Laverne Cox’s Chocolate Orange is the New Black.” It’s described as an orange confetti-type dessert. Yum! [Jezebel]
  • TLC’s Sister Wives star Robyn Brown is pregnant. This will be her and husband Kody’s second baby. [Fox News]
  • Check out the trailer for the late Robin Williams’ last onscreen film Boulevard. Cue tears.
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