• Give a Gift
  • Customer Service
  • Promotions
  • Videos
  • Blogs
  • Win
  • Games

He Said WHAT?!

Posted in:

He Said WHAT?!


Mansplaining: a tiresome event that becomes infinitely more infuriating when combined with a not-so-subtle appearance-oriented put down.

Such was the case when Republican Rep. Todd Rokita appeared on anchor Carol Costello's Thursday CNN show and not only mansplained the government shutdown to a seasoned broadcast journalist, but went so far as to bring her looks into it for absolutely no good reason.

After a heated conversation seemed to come to a head, Rokita said, "Carol, you're beautiful but you need to be honest." Costello paused and said, "I think we're going to end it here."

Politico reported that Rokita's office issued a statement after the confrontation addressing his comments to the CNN anchor. "I intended no offense to Ms. Costello," the statement read. Right. Sure he didn't.

Connect with Marie Claire:
daily giveaway
Unlimited Brunch!

Unlimited Brunch!

enter now
You Know You Want More
Special Offer
Link Your Marie Claire Account to Facebook

Marie Claire already has an account with this email address. Link your account to use Facebook to sign in to Marie Claire. To insure we protect your account, please fill in your password below.

Forgot Password?

Thanks for Joining

Your information has been saved and an account has been created for you giving you full access to everything marieclaire.com and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your username and/or password or complete your profile, click here.

Your accounts are now linked

You now have full access to everything Marie Claire and Hearst Digital Media Network have to offer. To change your settings or profile, click here.