Covering a news story gets tricky for an outlet that is thrust into the center of the news, but “Access Hollywood
” did not shy away from addressing the massive story surrounding their own video footage of Donald Trump and former host Billy Bush
during Monday night’s broadcast.
The episode opened up with a lengthy package about Trump, the debate, and the tape.
“The ‘Access Hollywood
’ tape released on Friday was front and center, and it’s still dominating headlines everywhere,” host Natalie Morales
The 2005 “Access Hollywood
” interview featured Trump and Bush in a vulgar conversation about women with both men making disparaging and crass remarks. Bush was heard laughing and seen playing along with Trump’s sexist comments. The tape was a big topic in Sunday night’s presidential debate, and since the video surfaced, Bush has been suspended from the “Today” show, pending review.
Monday’s “Access Hollywood
” featured footage from the debate and