Must Read Rumors

Kate Middleton and Prince William co-host BBC Radio 1 chart show

The royal spouses gave an interview to the BBC Radio 1 station, in which they revealed how their daily lives go by behind the doors of the Kensington Palace.

Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry share candid conversation about their struggles in new video

A short video shows the three royals opening up about their personal histories regarding mental health.

Kate Middleton proud of “brilliant” Prince Harry after opening up about Princess Diana’s death

Prince Harry’s confession about suffering after his mother’s death moved not only his audience, but his sister-in-law as well.

Kate Middleton admits motherhood can be “lonely”

Duchess Kate recently talked about the challenges faced by mothers.

Meghan Markle shuts down lifestyle blog The Tig

Prince Harry’s girlfriend announced on Friday that she finally pulled the plug on her lifestyle blog The Tig.

Kate Middleton and Prince William co-host BBC Radio 1 chart show
Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry share candid conversation about their struggles in new video
Kate Middleton proud of “brilliant” Prince Harry after opening up about Princess Diana’s death
Kate Middleton admits motherhood can be “lonely”
Meghan Markle shuts down lifestyle blog The Tig

George W. Bush explains some of his errors on Oprah Winfrey

by Nicole
November 9, 2010 at 5:35 pm

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has used his appearance on Oprah Winfrey on Tuesday to admit he made some mistakes during his mandate, but also to promote his memoir entitled “Decision Points” that hit store shelves on Tuesday.

The former president said he bitterly regretted the fact that no weapons of mass destruction had been found in Iraq. He also admitted that his response to Hurricane Katrina could have been faster and added that he should have landed in the region with Air Force One instead of merely flying over.

He also acknowledged that he could never predict the financial collapse that has devastated the economy of the planet.

Writing the book was “very easy”, Bush said. “A lot of people didn’t think I could read, much less write,” he joked.

The world is safer without Saddam Hussein, he maintained, even if the invasion that toppled the Iraqi dictator has been launched on the basis of erroneous information about the presence of weapons of mass destruction.

Bush admitted feeling “terrible” and “sickened” about that decision but added that Saddam Hussein was “equally dangerous” without weapons of mass destruction.

“My point is the world is better with him gone,” Bush said to applause from the studio audience.

The former president also complained about rapper Kanye West declaring in 2005 that “George Bush does not care about black people.”

“It really hurts,” he has said. “You can disagree with my decisions, but do not accuse me of being a racist (…). I can understand why people felt that Bush did not care, but it is disgusting to accuse me of racism. ”

“What really, really irritated,” Bush continued, “was when they said my response was slow because I was a racist.”

Bush had nothing negative to say about president Barack Obama, whom Ms. Winfrey has enthusiastically supported in 2008, adding that his successor “has his critics, he doesn’t need me opining on everything he does.”

Asked to weigh in on politics, Bush said he would not “wade back into the swamp,” and on a funny note recounted his wife Laura’s reaction after his mandate was over.
“So, I’m lying on the couch and (wife Laura) walks in and I say ‘free at last,’ and she says ‘you’re free all right, you’re free to do the dishes.’ So I say, ‘You’re talking to the former president, baby,’ and she said, ‘consider (this) your new domestic policy agenda,’” Bush said to laughter.

What do you think? What is your gossip?

The rules: Keep it clean, stay on the subject and use English only - or we may delete your comment. If you see inappropriate language email us. Read our Terms and Conditions