Tim Russert: R.I.P.

- By Bossip Staff

Posted by Bossip Staff

Tim Russert passed away today:

“Tim Russert, NBC journalist and political heavyweight host of ‘Meet the Press,’ has died after collapsing at NBC’s Washington news bureau, a source said. He was 58 years old.”

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. R.I.P.


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  • $m♥K.E.Y.

    wow seems mysterious

  • Aunt Viv

    YO Tim Russert was my man for real-I genuinely liked his reporting. You never know when you’re gonna go. So sad. RIP.

    Live and love life

  • CP

    WHAT! I watch him all the time

  • nustarr

    NOOO!!!! I really liked him. not to mention he was a great supporter of Obama

  • http://bronzetrinity.blogspot.com Bronze Trinity

    OMG, I think I just watched his show for the first time a couple of weeks ago! 58, geez thats sad.

  • Betty B

    aawww im soory to hear. my prayers for his family.

  • SMDH

    WOW. OMG!! This is so sad.. My heart ges out to his family. So sad – and right before Father’s Day!!

    So sad. So sad…

  • the truth is in me


    wow! so unexpected!!

  • Doc


  • I'm Just Me

    OMG!!! That is crazy!! I cannot believe that. Was it just a heart attack all willy nilly??? I always wonder about people that just collapse and die…were they feeling ill and ignoring it or was this something else. Such a shame…RIP!

  • BORN_DIVA_1970

    I am saddened. Tim Russert was a huge Obama supporter and an outstanding reporter. He will be missed

  • bria

    My condolences go out to his family. He was the first reporter in the very beginning to take Obama serious. He interview him before anyone and was known too have said that he would be a force to reckon with. I wish his family peace.

  • Femi

    This is crazy, Tim was a real down to earth regular guy….. R.I.P

  • Change is on the Way! YES WE CAN!!!

    One of the greatest journalists of our time. My prayers go out to his family and friends. RIP Mr. Tim Russert!

  • Alaska

    I am a Black Woman who loves politics. I don’t go to church on Sundays but watch Meet the Press. He will surely be missed:(

  • Aunt Viv

    I still can’t believe it. I watched him on Meet the Press and on the Today show religiously. He was the anti-Bill “Racist” O’Reilly. It’s bananas, waking up one morning feeling fine and being dead by the afternoon. RIP

  • James

    Damn,he was my favorite journalist. He was the only moderator that asked Hilary the real questions. Life is so short, he will be missed.

  • bree is an OBAMA supporter.. YES WE CAN!

    daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaamn..that’s crazy..was it a heart attack? was he suffering from an illness? my condolences to his family especially his children (if he has any).

  • tj

    This is so sad. I do give my condolences but I wonder who’s going to take over at Meet The Press. I’m guessing David Gregory.

  • Celebrity CSI

    My sincere condolences for the Russert family. You really do have to give flowers to the loved ones while they can still smell em.

  • Aunt Viv


    I wonder if they’ll even continue with Meet the Press…

  • Kym G told ya'll Ni**as

    >>>>> WOW I know this dude.. Like I watched meet the Press.. I can not believe this WOW

  • rest in peace tim russert

    Yes, this seems mysterious. He was a great journalist, just like the late Peter Jennings – Accurate and Fair!

  • as seen on t.v.

    I just watched this man in the wee hours this morning as I got dressed to go to work…I am so saddened by his death…He was the only journalist who played fair and was a really big supporter of Obama…Tell your husbands/wives,kids, parents etc. that you love them while your/their here cause tomorrow is promised to no one…

  • riiiiiight

    Damn. I get up early on sunday to catch Meet the Press. Condolences to his family.

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