The White House Correspondents’ Dinner is a classy event, y’all. And that means that certain celebrities simply shouldn’t be allowed to attend.
At least that’s how Tom Brokaw feels. And with tomorrow’s 2013 dinner looming overhead, the newsman told Politico what he doesn’t want to see at the event, or rather who he doesn’t want to see. According to Brokaw, celebrity guests are a key ingredient in the evening. And when it comes to picking and choosing those classy celebrities, Brokaw has strict guidelines that look a little something like this: The 1975 cast of SNL sits on the perfect choice of the spectrum, while at the other end of the spectrum, all by her lonesome, is LiLo.
“Somewhere along the line, it began to freewheel out of control. … It became more of a tabloid kind of dinner,” Brokaw said. “There was more dignity at my daughter’s junior prom than there is [in] what I’m seeing on CSPAN. … And for me, the breaking point was Lindsay Lohan. She became a big star at the White House Correspondents’ dinner… give me a break.”
We know that LiLo has had her almost-ups and her definite-downs, but is she really trashier than a junior prom?
Check out Brokaw’s interview in the video below: