COLORADO. A twelve-year-old boy is running one of Donald Trump’s campaign offices: “The Trump campaign’s field office in Jefferson County, which includes the greater Denver area, is largely run by Weston Imer, 12. While his mother, Laurel Imer, is listed as the office’s official field coordinator, she told KDVR that allowing her son to organize volunteers as co-chair of the county office has been a great learning experience.”
NO HATE IN MY STATE. Ciara cancelled wedding plans in North Carolina over anti-transgender bathroom bill.
RECEIPTS. The AP has a big story on Trump campaign staffers’ history of posting racist memes, calling for violence against liberals: “”A graphic designer for Trump’s advance team approvingly posted video of a black man eating fried chicken and criticizing fellow blacks for ignorance, irresponsibility and having too many children.”
ILLINOIS. Sen. Mark says Obama is “drug dealer in chief.” DNC Spokesperson TJ Helmstetter said in a statement, “In calling our first African American president a drug dealer, Mark Kirk has demonstrated that Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric and divisive politics have taken over the entire Republican Party. Kirk has spent millions of dollars trying to distance himself from Trump but it’s clear that the Republican Party has become the party of Trump. Mark Kirk owes the First Family, the people of Illinois, and the American public an apology for his ugly and racially tinged remarks.”
IT’S BRITNEY, B*TCH. Halley Berry does a dramatic reading of “Oops, I Did It Again.”
MALE MODEL MONDAY. Xavier Serrano.
MOVIES. Ben Hur remake bombs at the box office.
POTTY MOUTH. Former Secret Service agent and Republican congressional candidate Dan Bongino goes off on a reporter in viral rant: “You don’t know why I moved to Florida, you motherf***er! F***ing coward!”
OLYMPIC HANGOVER. Ryan Lochte has lost 4 sponsorship deals over LochteGate, including Speedo and Ralph Lauren: “‘While we have enjoyed a winning relationship with Ryan for over a decade and he has been an important member of the Speedo team, we cannot condone the behavior that is counter to the values this brand has long stood for,”’ Speedo USA said in a statement. Ralph Lauren, which outfitted Team USA for the opening and closing ceremonies, told CNBC on Monday that it would not renew its current deal with Lochte. Lochte was one of the highlighted athletes on Ralph Lauren’s website modeling Team USA gear.”
HEADLINE OF THE DAY. “A Majority Of Republican Voters Fear Something That Virtually Never Happens”
RIP. Cause of death determined in boy band mogul Lou Pearlman’s death.
FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE? State-owned Russian TV wants to interview Lindsay Lohan and Lohan demands £500,000 and a meeting with Vladimir Putin. The question is, is Lohan with her?
MONDAY MAN. St.Jon.