Insurers look to make Dems’ latest pay-for plan politically toxic

But even before lawmakers coalesce around a single proposal, lobbyists for the insurance industry are releasing television ads and dialing up allies in Congress, reinforcing how politically risky the cuts could be for Democrats, who hold slim majorities in both chambers and can ill afford to lose the senior vote. Doug Heye, a GOP strategist … Read more

Meghan McCain Tells Sean Hannity Of “Toxic” Environment Of “The View’ – Deadline

Meghan McCain appeared on Fox News’ Hannity on Tuesday to talk further about her departure from The View, as she said that she was “targeted” as the “token conservative” on the show. Host Sean Hannity opened the segment by playing clips from The View in which Joy Behar bluntly told McCain she did not miss … Read more

Meghan McCain Says Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg’s ‘Toxic Hostility’ Made Her Quit The View

“The treatment from Whoopi, Joy and some of the staff grew meaner and less forgiving.” Meghan McCain revealed why she ultimately left “The View” in August with two years left in her contract — and this is brutal. In excerpts from her upcoming audio memoir “Bad Republican” obtained by Variety, the Republican pundit said the … Read more

Dave Bautista Recalls WWE Being ‘Toxic’, Says He’s on Twitter ‘Out of Spite’

The actor claimed he was forced to lie down in his vomit and say “I’m a dying cockroach” at his first open audition for the WWE. Dave Bautista opened up about the struggles he had early on in his career as a professional wrester. During an interview for the latest Men’s Health, the “Dune” actor … Read more

Sunscreen That Includes Zinc Oxide Loses Effectiveness and Becomes Toxic After 2 Hours

Sunscreen that includes zinc oxide, a common ingredient, loses much of its effectiveness and becomes toxic after two hours of exposure to ultraviolet radiation, according to a collaboration that included Oregon State University scientists. The toxicity analysis involved zebrafish, which share a remarkable similarity to humans at the molecular, genetic and cellular levels, meaning many … Read more

Pharrell Pulls Something in the Water Festival From Virginia Beach Over ‘Toxic Energy’

Pharrell Williams’ Something in the Water Festival won’t be returning to Virginia Beach. The rapper-producer is pulling the festival from his hometown. In a letter to city manager Patrick Duhaney, shared by WAVY-TV 10, Pharrell said he can no longer throw the annual event in his “beloved 757” because of what he calls “toxic energy.” … Read more

Britney Spears’ Ex-Assistant Felicia Culotta Praises Fiery Court Testimony, Recalls ‘Toxic’ Environment On Tour

Culotta believes Britney’s conservators may have been trying to “turn the two of us against each other.” The team behind “Framing Britney Spears” dropped a new documentary about the pop star on Friday night, digging deeper into her conservatorship in a special titled “Controlling Britney Spears.” The New York Times investigation once again spoke with … Read more