Settled on the couch in her book-lined study, Huffington calls out to her housekeeper in that soft, Zsa Zsa Gabor purr so well known to the millions who have seen her on TV over the years: "Daaahling, more tea!
There are calls to return, the phone rings nonstop, and her staff is lining up with questions.
He is well known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (2003–present) and the similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect, originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC.
The Hollywood mogul David Geffen has called, three times.
The son of the former presidential candidate Gary Hart has called to say he wants to write a piece for the Huff Post about his father's blogs on the Huff Post.
He always gets bored and just wants to go back to playing the field.” The leggy brunette, who began dating Bill in 2009, was not on his arm at this year's Oscar party.
Bill instead went to the star-studded soiree with his best friend, online media mogul Arianna Huffington.
And in doing so, he is setting himself up as an increasingly powerful voice as the presidential campaign heads into its defining months.
"Bill can never stay with one woman for more than a few years.
PHOTOS: Bill Maher's ' New Rules' for Hollywood In the process of making his high-profile donation, the bomb-throwing provocateur -- a devout atheist who wants to legalize most recreational drugs and famously was kicked off ABC for saying the 9/11 terrorists weren’t cowards -- has crossed the line from pay cable commentator to mainstream activist.
Unlike late-night peers Jon Stewart, with his Rally to Restore Sanity, or Stephen Colbert, who launched a satirically eponymous super PAC, Maher is publicly putting his own money where his big mouth is.
But though the president might seem a shoo-in to win a second term among certain bicoastal elites, Maher sees trouble ahead.
That fear -- and not to promote himself or his long-running HBO show , he says -- is why the comic firebrand interrupted his stand-up act in San Jose, Calif., on Feb.
For me, this became more than a theoretical question when I fell in love with a very simple Nanette Lepore dress (it's black Italian lace, with a hot pink slip under it, and I have added a wide black patent leather belt).