On the Thursday, December 4 broadcast of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," host <strong>Stephen Colbert</strong> covered the ambassadorship of "The Bold and the Beautiful" producer Colleen Bell, wife of head writer and executive producer, <strong>Bradley P. Bell</strong>, with a hilarious take on the <a title="‘B&B’ Producer Colleen Bell Confirmed as Ambassador to Hungary; Senator John McCain Livid!" href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/12/b-senator-john-mccain-livid">drama surrounding her confirmation</a> following some lively comments from Senator <strong>John McCain</strong>, who strongly disagreed with President Obama's choice of Bell for the position. “We’re about to vote on a totally unqualified individual to be ambassador to a nation which is very important to our national security interest. Her qualifications are as a producer of the television soap opera ‘The Bold and The Beautiful,’ contributed 800,000 [dollars] to Obama in the last election and bundled more than $2.1 million for President Obama’s re-election effort,” said McCain on the Senate floor on Tuesday, December 2, just before Bell was confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to Hungary with a vote of 52-42.

In a story we've been <a title="President Obama Nominates ‘B&B’ Producer as U.S. Ambassador" href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2013/11/president-obama-nominates-bb-producer-as-u-s-ambassador" target="_blank">following</a> since its early beginning, <strong>Colleen Bell</strong>, a producer on "The Bold and the Beautiful" and the wife of <strong>Bradley P. Bell</strong>, the show's head writer and executive producer, has officially been named the U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, reports <em>ABC News</em>. Her confirmation didn't go without a hitch, however, as Senator<strong> John McCain</strong> took a strong stand against her confirmation on the Senate floor earlier today.

The wait is over: ABC’s daytime talk show, “The View,” has completed its much-buzzed-about panel with the addition of actress Rosie Perez and political commentator Nicolle Wallace!