Van lathan is a famous journalist who worked for TMZ. He became popular after he confronted and replied to Kanye West’s controversial thoughts about slavery on the TMZ live interview. He is also the host of a podcast called ‘red pill’.
The 42-year-old journalist is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana in the United States. He is the younger son of Terry and Christal Ellis, and has a sister named Ebony Rage Lathan. Van is a private person who keeps his family away from the media, and prefers to keep his personal life off the spotlight.
Lathan started his career at TMZ in 2011, and slowly climbed up the ladder. He started off doing field camera work, and then dabbled in sports journalism before becoming a producer. Eventually, he was promoted to senior producer. He is now a highly-paid host on The Ringer, a podcast network where he hosts a show with Rachel Lindsay called Higher Learning, in which they dissect the biggest topics in Black culture and politics.
Apart from his responsibilities at The Ringer, Lathan has his own podcast called Red Pill, in which he discusses politics and current events. He is also a voice actor who has been featured in various movies and TV shows, including Family Guy, The Cleveland Show, and Harley Quinn.
In his free time, Lathan enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his pet dogs. He also loves to travel and spends his vacations with his family.