Category Archives: Celebrities

Should Russell Brand Be Taken Seriously?

From actor and musician to the face of revolution, Russell Brand isn’t the first celebrity to jump into politics, but he may be the most extreme. His rants about utopian revolution seem to be getting a lot of attention these … Continue reading

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Anderson Cooper Comes Out of the ‘Glass Closet’

Monday, new anchor, talk show host and war correspondent Anderson Cooper “came out of the closet” in an e-mail written to the Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan. While the general public has always speculated that the “Silver Fox” is gay, he … Continue reading

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Nora Ephron, Feminist Icon & ‘When Harry Met Sally’ Writer, Dead at 71

Yesterday, writer, director, journalist and intellectual Nora Ephron passed away at the age of 71. Popular for romantic comedies such as “Sleepless in Seattle,” “When Harry Met Sally” and “You’ve Got Mail,” Ephron often went unrecognized for her inherent feminist sensibilities, ones … Continue reading

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Rodney King, Unintentional Civil Rights Icon, Has Died

Rodney King, the man who rose as a civil rights icon after the videotape of his police beating sparked one of the biggest race riots in America’s history, was found dead Sunday morning in the pool of his Rialto, California … Continue reading

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Chris Brown Speaks to Police About Fight With Drake

Chris Brown has given an official statement to NYPD investigators regarding the fight between him and fellow rapper Drake at New York nightclub W.i.P. on Wednesday night. Unnamed law enforcement sources told TMZ that Brown’s celebrity lawyer, Mark Geragos, has … Continue reading

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Miley Cyrus Engaged to Actor Liam Hemsworth

Miley Cyrus, the former Disney Channel star and daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, announced her engagement on Wednesday to “Hunger Games” actor Liam Hemsworth. Cyrus gained fame as the namesake character on Disney Channel’s hit show “Hannah Montana,” … Continue reading

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Arsenio Hall Crowned Winner of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Clay Aiken has taken second place yet again in his quest for reality show stardom, as the “American Idol” runner-up lost last night to comedian Arsenio Hall on the finale of the latest season of “Celebrity Apprentice.” The season’s deciding … Continue reading

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Mary Kennedy, Donna Summer Dead

Mary Richardson Kennedy, the wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., passed away Wednesday from asphyxiation due to hanging. Kennedy, who married JFK’s nephew in 1994, had reportedly been struggling with alcohol and drug abuse as well as psychiatric problems. The … Continue reading

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Against Me! Lead Singer Tom Gabel Comes Out as Transgender

Tom Gabel, lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me!, has come out as transgender in a new issue of Rolling Stone magazine that will hit stands this Friday. Gabel (hereto referred to with feminine pronouns) formed Against Me! … Continue reading

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George Lindsey, Andy Griffith Show Character Goober Pyle, Dies at 83

George Lindsey, who gained fame for his role of gas station attendant Goober on both “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Hee Haw,” passed away early Sunday morning after a short-term illness. Lindsey joined the cast of “The Andy Griffith Show” … Continue reading

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