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Brian Williams

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Famous as :

News anchor

Birth Name :

Brian Douglas Williams

Birth Date :

May 05, 1959

Birth Place :

Elmira, New York, USA

Spouse :

Jane Stoddard Williams (since 7-Jun-86)

Claim to fame :

As anchor in "NBC Nightly News" (TV)

Latest News


Alec Baldwin: Brian Williams Tried to Appeal to 'Pro-Military' Audience With Exaggerated Iraq Story

March 05, 2015 07:44:44 GMT

A month after was first accused of lying about his Iraq story, weighed in on the controversy on his WNYC radio show Tuesday, March 3. The actor offered his opinion on the issue, saying that the NBC News anchor exaggerayed the story in an effort to appeal to "NBC Nightly News" "pro-military, conservative" audience.
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Brian Williams Steps Down From Medal of Honor Board

February 20, 2015 20:21:05 GMT

has left his position at the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Board of Directors, the organization announces. The suspended "Nightly News" anchor resigned after serving on the board since September 2006.
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Allison Williams Defends Her Father Brian Williams, Delays Wedding

February 19, 2015 22:37:55 GMT

broke her silence amidst mounting criticisms directed at her father after he was caught lying about coming under direct enemy fire in Iraq. "It's been tough," she said during an interview with at 92Y in New York City. "Obviously, toughest on my dad, who bears the full burden of responsibility for it."
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Charlie Sheen Defends Brian Williams After NBC Suspension

February 12, 2015 03:55:30 GMT

Amid all criticisms directed toward , has come to the defense of the embattled NBC journalist. On late Wednesday, February 11, the actor posted on TwitLonger a lengthy message as he weighed in on the issue.
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Brian Williams Suspended From NBC for Six Months Without Pay

February 11, 2015 02:20:48 GMT

is facing the repercussions for his exaggerating story about his experience in Iraq in 2003. NBC News announced on Tuesday, February 10 that they decided to "suspend Brian Williams as Managing Editor and Anchor of NBC Nightly News for six months" without pay.
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Jon Stewart Slams Media Coverage of Brian Williams Scandal

February 10, 2015 08:00:29 GMT

took on controversy on the Monday, February 9 episode of his "The Daily Show". Calling it "infotainment confusion syndrome," the comedian said the NBC News anchor might have allowed his "celebrity cortex" in his brain to override his journalistic instincts as he cited Williams' conflicting roles as a celebrity and a journalist.
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Katie Couric Denies Eying Brian Williams' Job on 'Nightly News'

February 09, 2015 20:50:58 GMT

Rumor suggesting that is interested in replacing on "Nightly News" is false. Dismissing the report is Couric herself. The former "" host who now works for Yahoo! takes it to Twitter to set the record straight.
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Brian Williams Cancels 'Late Show' Appearance After Fake Iraq Story

February 09, 2015 04:28:45 GMT

has canceled his scheduled appearance on "" amid controversy regarding his story about an attack to his helicopter in Iraq in 2003, an NBC News source confirms. The 55-year-old journalist was supposed to sit down with on Thursday, February 12.
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Rosie O'Donnell Disses Brian Williams and Jokes About Marital Problem

February 08, 2015 19:29:47 GMT

attended the Athena Film Festival for the screening of her standup special. In her first public appearance after announcing her split from wife Michelle Rounds and her departure from "", she cracked jokes about marital problem and current hot topic, .
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Brian Williams Takes Temporary Leave From NBC's 'Nightly News'

February 08, 2015 10:29:34 GMT

is taking a break from NBC's "Nightly News". The anchor announces his temporary leave after he was caught lying about coming under direct enemy fire in Iraq. He is now facing an internal investigation at NBC over his fabricated story.
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NBC Launches Internal Investigation Into Brian Williams' Helicopter Attack Story

February 06, 2015 22:13:41 GMT

is facing internal investigation at NBC News. The credibility of the "Nightly News" host and the TV network where he works took major hit after he was caught lying about coming under direct enemy fire while in Iraq in 2003.
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Tom Brokaw Denies Lobbying NBC to Fire Brian Williams, Pilot Recants Support for Williams

February 06, 2015 19:03:56 GMT

Tom Brokaw set the record straight on the rumor that he wanted fired from NBC after the latter told the fabricated story of coming under enemy fire in Iraq. "I have neither demanded nor suggested Brian be fired," the former "Nightly News" anchor said to The Huffington Post. "His future is up to Brian and NBC News executives."
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Tom Brokaw Wants Brian Williams Fired Over Fake Iraq Story, Helicopter Pilot Defends Williams

February 06, 2015 08:56:02 GMT

reportedly faces an opposition from his own senior and predecessor Tom Brokaw following his fake story about a helicopter attack in Iraq in 2003. An NBC source says, "Brokaw wants Williams' head on a platter. He is making a lot of noise at NBC that a lesser journalist or producer would have been immediately fired or suspended for a false report."
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Brian Williams Faces Harsh Backlash After Making Up Iraq War Story

February 05, 2015 17:46:11 GMT

takes the heat and his credibility is being questioned after he told the false story of coming under enemy fire in Iraq. The NBC anchor is slammed by military veterans over his apology in which he called his lie a "bungled attempt" to thank the military members. He is also mocked online as hashtag #BrianWilliamsMisremembers takes Twitter by storm.
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Brian Williams Apologizes for Iraq Story After He Was Caught Lying

February 05, 2015 03:28:08 GMT

has clarified his story about a 2003 incident in Iraq which led to his news team being protected by the Third Infantry. On Wednesday, February 4, the NBC News anchor apologized for making a mistake when recalling how he had been on a helicopter which was hit by an RPG.
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Brian Williams Skips 'NBC Nightly News' to Watch 'Peter Pan Live!'

December 05, 2014 04:01:30 GMT

Family comes first for . The NBC News journalist is reportedly taking the night off from "Nightly News" broadcast to watch his daughter ' performance in "" which airs live on Thursday night, December 4.
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Brian Williams Is Big Fan of 'The Bachelorette', Calls Juan Pablo 'a Troubled Man'

July 09, 2014 07:19:32 GMT

When he's not busy reporting news for NBC, watches "". The NBC news anchor has just revealed that he's a big fan of the reality dating show, gushing about 's season when stopping by "" on Monday, July 7.
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Brian Williams Raps 'Baby Got Back' in Latest 'Tonight Show' Mash-Up Video

June 17, 2014 06:30:07 GMT

got another supercut treatment on "". The latest mash-up video, debuted on the show Monday night, June 16, features the NBC News anchor rapping to Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back".
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Brian Williams Raps to 'Gin and Juice' in Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' Mash-Up Video

April 23, 2014 02:04:11 GMT

unleashed another mash-up video on his "Tonight Show" Monday night, April 21. This time, his staff cut together clips of the NBC News anchor to make it look like he's rapping to 's 1994 hit "Gin and Juice", with Natalie Morales, Richard Engel and Lester Holt making cameos.
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Video: Jimmy Fallon Presents Brian Williams Rapping to 'Rapper's Delight'

February 21, 2014 02:31:30 GMT

brought another of his funny bits to "The Tonight Show" on Wednesday, February 19. He presented a mash-up video of "NBC Nightly News" anchor rapping the words to Sugar Hill Gang's "Rapper's Delight".
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Videos: Brian Williams Raps Snoop Dogg's and Warren G's Songs in Jimmy Fallon's Mash-Ups

June 08, 2013 03:46:45 GMT

looked like a "gangster rapper" in a mashed-up clip aired on "" Wednesday night, June 5. The show's editing team cut together clips of the NBC News anchor to make it appear as though he was rapping and 's hit "Nuthin' but a G Thang".
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Matt Lauer, Anderson Cooper and Brian Williams Are Candidates to Host 'Jeopardy!'

March 16, 2013 01:39:24 GMT

Alex Trebrek's "" contract will only expire in 2016, but Sony Pictures TV has begun a search to find his replacement. Reports say , , and Dan Patrick are in the mix of possible new hosts.
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NBC Not Happy That Brian Williams Blasts Lana Del Rey's 'SNL' Performance

January 17, 2012 01:44:31 GMT

NBC's anchor is apparently one of the people who are not amused by 's musical performance on "". When offering critiques to Gawker's content, the host of "Rock Center with Brian Williams" inserted his opinion on the gig that aired last Saturday, January 14.
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Russell Brand Brushes Off Split Rumors: I Treat Internet Like It's a Wicked Little Liar

December 02, 2011 04:11:39 GMT

isn't letting his wife, , do all the damage control over their divorce rumors by herself. The Lonny Barnett of "" dismissed claims that he and the "Firework" hitmaker are separating when stopping by "" for an interview to air Friday, December 2.
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Video Premiere: The Killers' 'Cowboys' Christmas Ball'

December 02, 2011 04:08:48 GMT

join a number of celebrities who celebrate the upcoming music video with new song and music video. The band fronted by release a festive clip to support their new holiday song "Cowboys' Christmas Ball". They are joined by two alien robots which show up to save the day when some bandits come to town.
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Video: Jon Stewart and Brian Williams Poke Fun at Fire Alarm Incident

December 02, 2011 03:49:22 GMT

The annoying fire alarm that interrupted the Tuesday, November 29 broadcast of ' "NBC Nightly News" provided a lot of jokes on the Wednesday episode of "". mocked the anchor who persistently delivered the news despite the emergency announcements and told the viewers at home, "You'll forgive us, we have a fire alarm going off here in the studio."
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