Helen Thomas To Retire... Shocking.

by ARIELLE KRIEGER · June 7, 2010

Amid the controversy over the comments made by Helen Thomas regarding Israelis and Palestinians, Thomas announced today she will be retiring, effective immediately. After being dropped by a speakers' bureau and having had to cancel an appearance as the commencement speaker for Bethesda's Walt Whitman High School following her remarks, the 89 year old White House reporter is finally taking a hint.