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Rick Ross Explains His Trayvon Martin Lyrics on ‘Mastermind’

Rappers rarely go through their entire careers without creating some controversy with their lyrics. Some do it more than others. Last year, Florida born rapper Rick Ross collaborated with rapper Rocko on a song called “U.O.E.N.O.” The lyrics on the …

Katy Perry Offends Muslim Community With New Video

It’s hard for Katy Perry to stay out of the news these days. Whether it’s because of her relationship to singer John Mayer or whether it has to do with one of her chart-topping singles, it seems people can’t get …

School Sorry About Black History Month Lunch Menu
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Fried chicken, watermelon, and cornbread – what’s not to love for the lunch menu of Black History Month at an all-girls Catholic school? Well, when you’re Principal Nancy Libby of Carondelet High School for Girls in Concord, California, you’ll wind …

Friday Night Tykes: Televised Child Abuse?
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When I previously wrote an article about the NFL’s distancing itself from the Esquire reality television series, “Friday Night Tykes”, I had a feeling in the pit of my stomach that it was going to be even worse than I …

Monster Energy Drinks Investigated By Attorneys

Your company may want to stop pushing the envelope of your product if it has a history for being a potential causation of five deaths from reports by the Food and Drug Administration. Monster Beverage Corporation, the makers of the …

Trace Adkins Drops SeaWorld Performance Amid “Blackfish” Controversy

Add Trace Adkins to the long list of musicians who have already dropped their shows at SeaWorld. While it was originally just the animal activists fighting for the treatment of the whales, everyone is starting to join in, and realizing …

Friday Night Tykes: NFL Not Impressed
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You may or may not have seen the ad for the new Esquire show, “Friday Night Tykes”. It features a bite-size version of adult football. By that I mean there’s rough contact, injuries, and coaches screaming all sorts of obscenities …

Natasha Leggero Not Apologizing. Uh Oh, SpaghettiOs?
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Natasha Leggero kicked off the New Year fighting a ton of backlash for a joke about Pearl Harbor veterans and SpaghettiOs. It was a situation of a new controversy developing that managed to overshadow the original controversy in question. On …

Kanye West Promises Not To Talk Shi* For Six Months
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A day before New Year’s Eve (Monday) on stage in Toronto for his final gig of his Yeezus tour, a glowing and introspective Kanye West looked deep into his audience, sincerely admitting his plans for the next year: to not …

Miley Cyrus’s Bad Reputation Scaring Other Celebrities Away
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When you hear the name Miley Cyrus,you most likely think,”what did she do now?”Every week,there is another news story about her crazy antics.Some people see her behavior as a clear cry for help.Others see it as crazy marketing.Whatever the reason …

I Stand With Phil Petition: Bigotry In Danger?
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When people sign the “I Stand With Phil” petition, what is it that they’re actually standing with? You’ve probably heard the following or seen it written: “I stand with Phil Robertson because freedom of speech is under attack!” The First …

Gwyneth Paltrow Calls Truce with VF’s Graydon Carter

Gwyneth Paltrow has been in the middle of a publicized battle with Vanity Fair’s editor-in-chief Graydon Carter. However, the Christmas spirit may have intervened in this feud as US Weekly reported that the two parties recently worked through their disagreement. …

Engulfed in Controversy, SeaWorld Turns to Groupon Engulfed in Controversy, SeaWorld Turns to Groupon
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It’s been a rough year for SeaWorld – at least in terms of press. Back in January, a documentary called Blackfish premiered at Sundance and caught fire. That documentary focused on Tilikum, an orca residing at SeaWorld, Orlando, and condemned …

Phil Robertson Booted From “Duck Dynasty”
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Perhaps Phil Robertson has spent far too much time in the woods with the ducks and not enough time in polite society. After all, enough socialization in the 21st century would tell any American what the feedback for his comments …

Megyn Kelly Stands By Offensive Statements

In a move that doesn’t surprise too many people, Megyn Kelly will be standing by her wildly offensive and controversial remarks regarding the racial identities of Santa Claus and Jesus Christ. The Fox News pundit claims her remarks were tongue-in-cheek …

Tila Tequila: “Hitler Was A Good Man”, History Lies
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Take what you will from Tila Tequila – a former car model, MySpace celebrity, and reality TV show host. She’s made a video and blog post exposing the Illuminati, the secret organization that (supposedly) controls the world. Both Larry King …

Mother Defends Her 7-Year-Old’s Ku Klux Klan Costume
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Well, it’s that time again, Halloween is over, and we’re slowly seeing the after effects of post-holiday uploads like the 6:30AM Pizza Man walk of shame, and a Trayvon Martin costume. Usually, such costumes don’t have much reason tied behind …

Hallmark Sweater Ornament Controvery
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A Hallmark ornament is the center of a social media controversy. The ornament is a tacky sweater that has words to the popular Christmas carol, “Deck the Halls”, except for one word: “gay”. The company changed the word “gay” to …

Erich Priebke: Nazi Criminal, Funeral Sparks Protest
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Erich Priebke, a German Nazi war criminal, died last week. His body was being transported in order to hold a funeral for him, and was forced to be called off, due to the amount of controversy that surrounds the case. …

Disney: Due To Emotions, Women Are Harder To Animate
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Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Snow Queen” will make its premier on November 27th on the silver screens all across theaters in American in the form of a Disney 3d animated adaptation titled, Frozen. Lately, Frozen has fired up a lot …

LSU Fraternity Apologizes for Inappropriate Sign
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For some reason, a fraternity at LSU thought it was appropriate to prepare for their upcoming game against Kent State University by making a sign that mocked the shooting that took place there in 1970. After an image of the …