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Rewind: Why Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown & Keyshia Cole Ruled News This Week

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What were the magic words that got Chris Brown to quit twitter? Which former Idol judge judged Nicki Minaj with “racist comments”? And was that Keyshia Cole in that X-rated picture we’ve all seen by now? The answers to all these questions and more with the top five stories you need to know about before the week is out.

#1.ANTI-SOCIAL: Chris Brown Disappears From Twitter, KO’d By Comedy Writer

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Chris Brown had the plug pulled on “@ChrisBrown” after getting into a Twitter tiff with comedy writer Jenny Johnson on Sunday (November 25) night. Later in the week, he took his party to Instagram, where he announced the title of his next album.
[Find out what Johnson said to get Brown to log off, here]

#2. IDOL CHATTER:  Nicki Minaj Calls Out “Racist Comment” In Latest Idol Feud (Watch Rewind below) 

The American Idol chatter has gotten louder after Nicki Minaj responded to Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler’s remarks about her judgeship. Later Tyler apologized and rebuked her claim that his comments were racists as she claimed. [Judge for yourself here]

#3 WHO’S THAT GIRL?: Keyshia Cole On X-Rated Picture: “I Don’t Want My Son To See That Filth

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An image of a woman performing a sex act circulating online Wednesday (November 28). While many identified the woman as R&B star Keyshia Cole, a fan with the Twitter handle @RedHeadMari stepped up with details and said it is her in the x-rated picture, not Keyshia. [Focus on the facts here

#4TEARS OF JOY: Rihanna Sheds Tears As Unapologetic Hits No. 1: “I’m Legit Crying”

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Rihanna’s 777 Tour may have given the singer the lift she was seeking. Her seventh studio album, Unapologetic, topped sales charts this week, launching the singer’s first No. 1 album. [Count her sales and weep, here]

#5. COUCH SURFIN': Justin Bieber Got Personal With Oprah

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Justin Bieber sits down with Oprah. What was on the menu? The perils of being famous and the seriousness of his music. [See how he couches it here

Erik Parker, CBS Local

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