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Nick Cannon Wears ‘White Face’ & the Internet Responds

Nick Cannon’s fans and critics are speaking out after he painted himself white, for album promotions.

03/25/2014

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Mos Def Speaks Out Against Gitmo Force-Feeding By Undergoing Procedure

Rapper and activist Mos Def, who adopted his Muslim name Yasiin Bey in 2011, is drawing attention to the brutal force-feeding practices used on detainees at Guantanamo Bay by undergoing the procedure himself.

07/09/2013

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Harlem Shake, The Life-Ruining Meme

At its peak, the video meme that exploded around Baauer’s unexpected No. 1 smash “Harlem Shake” turned into a seemingly ubiquitous sensation, with 4,000 of the viral clips being added to YouTube on a daily […]

03/06/2013

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Did She or Didn’t She? Beyonce Lip-Sync Controversy Continues

Did Beyoncé really lip-sync her performance of the National Anthem at Obama’s second swearing-in ceremony? A new statement, this time from an Inaugural official, is claiming she did. The official, who asked not to be identified, […]

01/24/2013

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Ke$ha Forced To Sing “Die Young”?

The singer took to Twitter with the shocking claim that she was “forced” to sing the now controversial lyrics.

12/19/2012

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Stevie Wonder Apologizes For Anti-Gay Comments Involving Frank Ocean

The takeaway from a recent career-spanning interview with Stevie Wonder in The Guardian has been anti-gay comments he made in regards to R&B newcomer Frank Ocean, whose music has drawn a number of comparisons to Wonder’s. Now Wonder has clarified and apologized for those comments.

09/04/2012

Giuliana Rancic Hosts VIP Preview of the NIVEA 100 Year House Pop-Up at New York City's Grand Central Station

Nivea Responds To Controversial Ad

Nivea recently released an ad that basically labeled an African-American man with an afro as “un-civilized.” Now Nivea has responded and people still aren’t happy.

08/19/2011

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