Weiner scandal is fodder for tabloids, comedians, ad campaigns - FOX 10 News | myfoxphoenix.com

Weiner scandal is fodder for tabloids, comedians, ad campaigns

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

From the Daily News to the New York Post to AM New York and the Post again, there was no shortage of fodder for the tabloids this week.

Now even the New Yorker is jumping on the Weiner joke-wagon with a cover illustration of the mayoral candidate sexting while straddling the Empire State Building as news choppers hover around.

Companies are turning the scandal into marketing gimmicks, like Spirit Airlines which this week announced the Weiner Rises Again promo featuring Carlos Danger with discounts on flights to Cancun and Cabo.

But while the headline writers and ad guys are having a field day, the comedians couldn't ask for better subject matter. The late night guys were all over it this week. And over at the Comic Strip on Second Avenue, we caught up with Pete Lee of VH-1's Best Week Ever.

At this point even Weiner's getting in on the joke. He made a humorous comment when he was asked if he preferred twitter or Facebook.

  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Jersey Shore's The Situation to take anger management classes following fight

    Jersey Shore's The Situation to take anger management classes following fight

    Mike Sorrentino, better known as "The Situation" from Jersey Shore, has found himself in quite the situation.
    Mike Sorrentino, better known as "The Situation" from Jersey Shore, has found himself in quite the situation.
  • Evanescence singer Amy Lee welcomes son

    Evanescence singer Amy Lee welcomes son

    Congratulations are in order for Amy Lee! The Evanescence frontwoman welcomed her first child with husband Josh Hartzler on Monday.
    Congratulations are in order for Amy Lee! The Evanescence frontwoman welcomed her first child with husband Josh Hartzler on Monday.
  • Bieber, Bloom fight at Spain nightclub

    Bieber, Bloom fight at Spain nightclub

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-30 11:38:30 GMT
    Pop star Justin Bieber and movie star Orlando Bloom reportedly got into a heated altercation that included punches thrown while at a nightclub in Ibiza, Spain. Bloom allegedly took a swing a Bieber over comments the 20-year-old made about Bloom's estranged wife, supermodel Miranda Kerr, reported the NY Post's Page Six. The paper cites sources who say Bieber told Bloom "she was good" after Bloom refused to shake hands with the Canadian crooner.
    Pop star Justin Bieber and movie star Orlando Bloom reportedly got into a heated altercation that included punches thrown while at a nightclub in Ibiza, Spain. Bloom allegedly took a swing a Bieber over comments the 20-year-old made about Bloom's estranged wife, supermodel Miranda Kerr, reported the NY Post's Page Six. The paper cites sources who say Bieber told Bloom "she was good" after Bloom refused to shake hands with the Canadian crooner.
Powered by WorldNow

KSAZ-TV & KUTP
511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices