In 1981, she wrote a biography of Maria Callas, Maria Callas – The Woman Behind the Legend, and in 1989, a biography of Pablo Picasso, Picasso: Creator and Destroyer. She became known as a reliable supporter of conservative causes such as Newt Gingrich's "Republican Revolution" and Bob Dole's 1996 candidacy for president. For her work, she and the writing team of Politically Incorrect were nominated for a 1997 Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program.She teamed up with liberal comedian Al Franken as the conservative half of "Strange Bedfellows" during Comedy Central's coverage of the 1996 U. She has also made a few forays into acting with roles on shows such as Roseanne, The L Word, How I Met Your Mother, Help Me Help You, and the film Ed TV.She described her candidacy against frontrunner Arnold Schwarzenegger as "the hybrid versus the Hummer", making reference to her ownership of a hybrid vehicle, the Toyota Prius, and Schwarzenegger's Hummer.The two would proceed to have a high-profile clash during the election's debate, during which both candidates were rebuked for making personal attacks.Before she married Michael Huffington, her name was typically rendered in English as Stassinopoulos rather than Stassinopoulou.
For me, the primary division is between people who are aware of what I call 'the two nations' (rich and poor), and those who are not." Huffington headed The Detroit Project, a public interest group lobbying automakers to start producing cars running on alternative fuels.A relationship developed, of which she wrote, after his death: "He wasn't just the big love of my life, he was a mentor as a writer and a role model as a thinker." The two traveled to music festivals around the world for the BBC.They spent summers patronizing three-star restaurants in France.In 2011, AOL acquired The Huffington Post for US5 million, and made Huffington the President and Editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, which included The Huffington Post and then-existing AOL properties including AOL Music, Engadget, Patch Media, and Style List.In 1971, Huffington appeared in an edition of Face the Music along with Bernard Levin.
In 1973, Arianna (as Stasinopoúlou) wrote a book titled The Female Woman, attacking the Women's Liberation movement in general and Germaine Greer's 1970 The Female Eunuch in particular.