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Why is Ari Emanuel Furious Over Innocuous ‘Rock Center’ Segment?

Hollywood mega-agent Ari Emanuel and his brothers Rahm Emanuel (the Mayor of Chicago) and Zeke Emanuel (a doctor and bioethicist) were interviewed on “Rock Center.” The segment itself was pretty innocuous, and the three brothers come out of it looking great.

Ari, however, didn’t think so. According to the New York Post, Emanuel sent a legal letter to NBC over the interview, and even confronted NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke about it during a taping of “Saturday Night Live.” He apparently thought that the questioning was too tough, though you wouldn’t know it from the final product:

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Chris Matthews Signs with William Morris

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews has a new agent. Matthews has signed with William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.

“Chris’s insight and expertise has become a mainstay in national politics,” said WME Co-CEO Ari Emanuel, brother of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. “We look forward to utilizing his unparalleled political experience and singular perspective to build on his iconic brand.”

In addition to “Hardball”, Matthews anchors NBC’s “The Chris Matthews Show,” and is a best-selling author.

Signing with WME means Matthews will also soon have his own entourage.