Missing Person Aaron Shock Reappears in Chicago Wearing Fancy Belt

J.K. Trotter · 05/07/15 04:30PM

Remember Aaron Schock? The Republican Congressman from Illinois’ 18th District resigned on March 31 in response to a cascade of scandals, such as his Downton Abbey-themed office, his use of government funds to pay for tickets to a Katy Perry concert, and his office’s extremely questionable travel reimbursements, all of which are now the subject of a federal investigation. So what’s he up to these days?

Aaron Schock Adviser Quits After Comparing Black People to Zoo Animals

Aleksander Chan · 02/05/15 03:59PM

Another calamity barreling out of Illinois rep. Aaron Schock's office today: Benjamin Cole, Schock's senior adviser for policy and communications, resigned this afternoon after a series of racially-charged Facebook posts—including one in which he compares black people to zoo animals—were obtained and published by ThinkProgress. In another since-deleted post, Cole writes that he "thinks they should build a mosque on the White House grounds," in an apparent dig at Obama.

Aaron Schock Defends His Downton-Styled Office By Invoking Taylor Swift 

Aleksander Chan · 02/05/15 09:01AM

American recording artist Taylor Swift once sang, "The players gonna play, play, play, play, play / And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate." It's a powerful message, and one used by the congressman with the reddest walls and most pronounced abdominals to explain his Downton Abbey-inspired office. Allow Illinois rep. Aaron Schock to explain.

Aaron Schock Almost Drowns in Shirtless West Point Cadets

J.K. Trotter · 10/03/14 01:35PM

As you can see above, Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock recently played commando with a few strapping West Point cadets. “Challenged by cadets at West Point to complete the Combat Water Survival Lab which is their toughest requirement for graduation,” Schock wrote on Instagram today, before quoting the Associated Press’ description of the lab’s “deafening noise” and “simulated battlefield chaos.” Sounds exciting!

Which Gay Celebrity Rumors Do You Believe?

Brian Moylan · 08/25/11 12:51PM

You hear them all the time, you read them in blind items, and your friend at the bar knows someone who knows someone who definitely used to sleep with a guy who used to sleep with Bradley Cooper. Yes, we're talking about celebrity gay rumors. But when do you think they're actually true?