When he couldn’t get the case thrown out on that basis, he pleaded guilty and claimed to take responsibility for his actions. He is eminently likable in person: courteous, avuncular, chatty, quick to laugh, and willing to lay himself open to ridicule.
The act might have earned him points with the judge, who had the discretion to ignore the sentencing guidelines (from 10 to 16 months of incarceration), but D’Souza seemed to squander the judge’s goodwill by publicly and repeatedly announcing that he was a victim of political persecution. He’s also a doting father to an intelligent, polite 20-year-old daughter, who utterly reveres him.
Certain that the Obama administration is waiting for him to slip up, he wouldn’t risk being late, which is why he eats near the facility and not at his home, 20 miles away in La Jolla, where he is free to spend the day (though he may not leave the confines of San Diego County).
Just days after the show, his controversial remarks about paedophilia resurfaced in an old podcast and he was forced to resign from Breitbart, the far-right site where he was an editor and carved out his fanbase.
Despite this, Maher, who has described himself as a libertarian, now appears intent on bringing the long-time Donald Trump supporter back into the limelight. I don’t think he would be that hard to bring around to a much more reasonable position,” Maher told actor Leslie Jones, has also said another appearance on Maher's show is in the pipeline.
"Bill and I agree on the two major issues of the day: free speech and Islam," he said.
MSNBC anchors Lawrence O'Donnell and Tamron Hall have a romance spicing up off set.
The single "Last Word" host, 60, has been quietly dating the pretty midday anchor and rising star at the network for months.