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WATCH: CNN’s Jake Tapper tells Ellen DeGeneres he had ‘a rather large crush’ on her in the 80’s

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In a much-anticipated interview timed to the release of his new book “The Hellfire Club,” CNN’s Jake Tapper revealed to daytime TV host Ellen DeGeneres that he held a flame for her during her TV debut in the 1980’s.

“I have to say, I have known of you since the late 1980s,” the CNN anchor told DeGeneres. “I was a big fan of a little show called ‘Open House,’ your first big break. And I would also like to go on and confess that I had a rather large crush on you at the time, so this is a little odd for me.”

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“Oh!” the host replied. “Sorry to disappoint.”

“I made my peace with it some time ago,” Tapper said.

Watch below, via Ellen and NBC.

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Former FBI agent explains why Trump just opened himself to more legal problems

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Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa explained that the recent revelations that President Donald Trump made a promise to a foreign leader that made an intelligence official uncomfortable enough to declare themselves a whistleblower.

Rangapp explained that the President has a fairly wide latitude to conduct foreign affairs as he sees fit. But "when it comes to the 'outside world,' the President represents the sovereign: He is basically the voice of the United States and can negotiate with world leaders on its behalf."

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Canada’s Trudeau admits to racist ‘brownface’ makeup in high school Halloween costume

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing brownface makeup to a party 18 years ago, as he scrambled to get on top of a fresh blow to a re-election campaign dogged by controversy.

Time magazine published the photograph one week into a federal election campaign with Trudeau's Liberal Party in a tight contest against the Conservatives led by Andrew Scheer.

Trudeau, 47, whose party won a landslide victory in 2015, has already been under attack for an ethics lapse and other controversies.

The black-and-white photograph shows Trudeau, then 29, wearing a turban and robes with his face, neck and hands darkened at a gala party in 2001.

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A veteran teacher explains why Trump is incapable of learning

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While dyslexia has been mentioned now and then as one of the reasons Donald Trump is so ignorant of what it takes to govern in a free society, I want to explore it as foundational to his inability to learn and grow while in office—and also as a way to link disparate troubling elements in his makeup.

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