A Quick Recap: Rielle Hunter, the woman who had a child in secret with former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards, has changed her tune. This comes 6 years after her affair with Edwards. This week, her public defiance has been replaced with remorse. Hunter is so sorry, in fact, that on Tuesday she re-released her June 2012 […]
Who could possibly pull the media spotlight away from Let-Us-Deal-With-This-Privately-Anthony-Weiner who is running for Mayor of New York City? It’s the self-destructing sitting mayor of San Diego, Bob Filner. Seven women have come forward accusing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of what has been described as “truly reprehensible” behavior including groping and sexually charged remarks. Mayor […]
A Quick Recap: Deen was deposed in connection with a sexual harassment lawsuit that was filed against her and her brother, Earl “Bubba” Hiers, by a former employee who claims, among other things, that her employers used language in her presence that could be deemed racist. In her testimony, the 133-page transcript of which was […]
My analysis is featured in article that just appeared in the Greensboro, NC News and Record newspaper. The topic was the sport story about Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia’s apology to legendary golfer Tiger Woods. What had Garcia said to offend Woods? Garcia was asked last week if he would invite Tiger Woods for dinner during the upcoming […]
J.C. Penney launched a 30-second apology advertisement. This is rare. I give them credit for offering a mea culpa. However, they have much more work to do going forward. Our research showed that in order to convey sincerity to all types of listeners, public apologies should include these 5 parts: 1. Expressing regret- Saying “I’m […]
Justin Bieber Apologizes For Pot Smoking Photos During ‘SNL’ Sketch. My thoughts: This is unusual. Bieber was in character and apologized through his skit. Cute idea? Partial credit for his apology? Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/justin-bieber-apologizes-for-smoking-weed-in-snl-sketch-2013-2#ixzz2OkCDMDya http://ow.ly/jsDtv.
Justin Timberlake has issued an apology for an insensitive video that his friend made without JT’s knowledge for his recent wedding. My favorite part of his statement is his grandfather’s advice. I’ll put that in bold below. Here’s the full statement: To my family, friends, and fans: The last time I wrote a letter like this, […]