Best Known for Reviewing Movies on TV With the Late Roger Ebert, Film Critic Richard Roeper Is Suspended by His Newspaper, the Chicago Sun-Times

Jan 30, 2018  •  Post A Comment

“Film critic Richard Roeper’s reviews and columns will not be published by the Chicago Sun-Times as an investigation is conducted into his Twitter following, the paper announced Monday,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

THR adds: “Roeper was one of several prominent journalists, sports stars, politicians and celebrities who had paid to increase their Twitter followers with fake accounts, according to a New York Times report published over the weekend.”

To read more details about this item please click here, which will take you to the Hollywood Reporter story about Roeper.

Here’s a short clip, found on YouTube, from 2008, as Roeper signs off of “Ebert & Roeper” for the last time:


  1. Who cares! Everybody, and I mean everybody cheats at something, they just chastise the ones who get caught. Like a cop said to me once when he stopped me for speeding, how many times have you actually been speeding and only got caught this one time. It’s a hard time surviving out there in Internet land. Life goes on.

  2. Journalists only have truth to sell. Nothing more. He cheated.

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