April Ryan to Robert Gibbs: Don't Play with Me!

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Reporter April Ryan of American Urban Radio got into a heated exchange with White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs today over questions he didn't care for.

It began Ryan inquiring about White House social secretary Desiree Rogers' role at the recent state dinner - site of Tareq and Michaele Salahi's party crashing.

April Ryan brought up whispers around Washington that Rogers had overstepped her role at the event, among other observations Robert Gibbs rolled his eyes at.

Growing frustrated by what he felt was Ryan's rudeness, Gibbs spoke as though she were a bratty child, talking down at her to "calm down" and "take a deep breath."

He then added: "I do this with my son and that's what happens."

As the press corps issued a collective "oooooh" at Gibbs' close-to-or-over-the-line insult, the far-from-pleased April Ryan shot back: "Don't play with me!"

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