Sometimes even TV political pundits can’t hide their disdain when they hear something that rubs them the wrong way, and boy did we get a great example of that by Angela Rye at the DNC. The CNN commentator threw the eye roll of the century on live TV when a colleague heaped praise on Donald Trump and bashed Hillary Clinton.
This is TV gold! CNN political analyst Angela Rye is definitely not on Team Trump and she gave the world’s greatest side eye to show it. She was on Don Lemon‘s program July 25 during the DNC, seated on a panel alongside conservative correspondent Kayleigh McEnany. She could not hide her disdain when the Republican went on and on about what she felt were terrible things done by Hillary Clinton, 68, during her tenure leading the state department, while heaping praise on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, 70.
Angela looked bored any annoyed as Kayleigh droned on about how Hillary was responsible for crises in Syrian and Iraq, and when she said “She’s a change maker, a change for the worse,” Angela gave her the world’s most amazing eye roll and looked like she was about to explode in frustration.
— Rachel Potter (@therachelpotter) July 27, 2016
But the true moment of epic facial expression came when Kayleigh said, “Donald Trump has done great things in his private time, too, for veterans, all across his foundation,” as Angela’s eyes popped out so wide they looked like they might take flight from her face! She even looked over at a fellow commentator who gave her an “I know, she’s being ridiculous,” look right back at Angela as they listened to Kayleigh keep going on about what she thought were the glorious virtues of Donald. Oh Ang, thanks for giving us one of the most genuine and incredible moments on live TV during the DNC!
For Angela’s part, she later explained to New York Magazine’s The Cut why she threw such epic side eye. “For me yesterday, it was such a historic moment. Regardless of whether you’re with Hill or you’re feeling the Bern, we had to appreciate the magnitude of that moment,” she explained. “To switch gears from shattering glass ceilings from Michelle Obama‘s dynamic speech to Cory Booker to Eric Holder the night before, to then talk about ISIS? Are we really doing this right now?” Amen Angela!
HollywoodLifers, what did you think of Angela’s eye roll and shade? Totally hilarious or unprofessional?