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Anchorage anchor works overtime for an Emmy

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Batman, Oct 15, 2020.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Anchorage mayor Ethan Berkowitz resigned Tuesday over a "consensual, inappropriate messaging relationship" with local TV anchor Maureen Athens.
    What puts this one over the top is a batshit crazy voicemail Athens left for the mayor in which she threatened to kill his family -- if he didn't take her suggestion of committing suicide first -- accused him of being a pedophile, threatened to expose him in a TV report, and closed with a little dollop of anti-semitism. All with a nice, cheery tone. She also said she was "going to win an Emmy" for her coverage of this self-inflicted scandal.
    She was arrested Friday on a handful of charges stemming from a fight with her station manager, who was apparently her fiancé.

    This really is worth it just for the voicemail alone.

    Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz resigns over what he calls ‘unacceptable personal conduct’
  2. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Well-Known Member

    How did this tape become public?
  3. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    Maureen is a solid 6
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2020
  4. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Psycho eyes.
    Killick, Fred siegle, maumann and 2 others like this.
  5. apeman33

    apeman33 Well-Known Member

    With those eyes, more like a solid 666.
  6. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    That's prolly a 10 in Alaska.
  7. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    As we said in college, “don’t forget the 10 factor”, (Northern Exposure effect same as beer here)
  8. Twirling Time

    Twirling Time Well-Known Member

    I guess they didn’t want to get anchored down in Anchorage.
  9. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

    career, reputation, and marriage ruined over messaging


    @freqposter must be incredulous
  10. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

    tell a pretty mayor he's smart

    tell a smart mayor he's pretty
  11. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    She almost kept up the cheery tone, but lost it right towards the end of it.
    Wow, that was chilling.
  12. garrow

    garrow Well-Known Member

    I hear Sarah Palin's available.
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