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25 Celebrity Republicans - Some May Shock You

September 25th, 2014 11:44am EDT
25 Celebrity Republicans - Some May Shock You
Let's face it - Hollywood attracts a lot of Democrats. Many stars champion gay rights, environmental causes and other issues that are important for that political party.

But there are plenty of Republicans in Tinseltown. Some are less vocal about their political views, while others are conservative and proud.

Former Disney star Hilary Duff performed at George W. Bush's 2005 inauguration and is a registered Republican. The singer/actress is dropping a new pop album in October and recently told the press she's open to a "Lizzie McGuire" reunion.

Former "Beverly Hills, 90210...
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Flop-tastic: 10 Biggest Album Flops of 2014 (So Far)

August 3rd, 2014 8:00am EDT
Flop-tastic: 10 Biggest Album Flops of 2014 (So Far)
“You win some, you lose some.” The ten musicians on this particular list have lost some serious games – actually, they’ve lost some serious album sales. What’s most shocking are some of the big names on this list who have to take that 'walk of shame' following an underachieving album. SMH!

1) Mariah Carey, Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse (Def Jam)

‘Epic fail’ is the best way to describe the tepid performance of Mariah Carey’s awkwardly titled Me. I Am Mariah. After selling just 58,000 copies its first week, Me has safely secured the title of worst selling album of Carey’s ...
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20 Of The Dirtiest Rap Songs

June 29th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
20 Of The Dirtiest Rap Songs
Historically, hip-hop has no shortage of raunchiness. For years, hip-hop artists have pushed the boundaries, never being shy about spitting about a 'three-letter word’ – sex, that is. No need to blush yet – that’s what the list of 20 of the dirtiest rap songs is for! The list doesn't include every filthy rap track, but there's definitely a wealth featured in no particular order.

#1 Missy Elliott, "Work It"

from Under Construction (2002)

"Work It" is a crowning achievement for the critically acclaimed Missy Elliott. As addictive and revered as it is, "Work It" is equally risqué, ...
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50 Cent And Jimmy Kimmel Get Punny With Trailer For 'MaleFiftyCent'

June 6th, 2014 4:30pm EDT
MaleFiftyCent
50 Cent guested on Jimmy Kimmel's talk show Thursday night and revealed he has a new film coming out.

"I did a big one," the rapper said of the production. "This one ain't goin' to no Redbox."

Playing on Angelina Jolie's new Disney film Maleficent and the rapper's moniker, Kimmel premiered the "trailer" for "MaleFiftyCent."

When a young princess Aurora confronts him in the forest, saying, "Don't be afraid," the rapper's response is priceless.

"I’ve been shot nine times, I’m not afraid of no little white girl," he says.

Check it out below...
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50 Cent: Injury From 'Excessive Masturbation' To Blame For Awful First Pitch

June 5th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent's recent ceremonial first pitch at a Mets games has already been archived as one of the worst first pitches by a celebrity. However, the rapper has a perfectly good reason explaining why the throw was so horrible.

In a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), which is basically a fan-led interview, he was asked about the infamous toss. The fan wrote, "Yo $0.50 . . . what happened on that pitch?" The rapper, who was doing the outreach to promote his new album Animal Ambition and Starz show Power, joked, "I have a skeletal muscle injury on my left shoulder from excessive masturbation so take it...
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Review: 50 Cent, 'Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire' Proves To Be A Lukewarm LP At Best

June 3rd, 2014 4:15pm EDT
Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win
“Got them straps and long clips filled up with lead / so when we count on the paper it better be correct”. Yep, this lyric (from “Animal Ambition”) basically epitomizes the attitude that 50 Cent rolls with on his long-awaited comeback album, Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire To Win. “Untamed” is a great way to describe 50 Cent’s hunger, seeming to cling upon confidence and cockiness, along with a loaded bank account. There is toughness about Animal Ambition that hearkens back to the MC’s best albums (Get Rich or Die Tryin’ and The Massacre), yet there seems to be a disconnection between th...
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Beyonce Flipped Out On 50 Cent Over His Feud With Jay Z

June 3rd, 2014 1:00pm EDT
50 Cent
Beyonce once got in 50 Cent's face at a club in Las Vegas because she thought the rapper had been disrespectful to her husband Jay Z.

50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, talked about the incident during an interview with New York radio station Power 105.1 over the weekend.

He explained, "One time (Beyonce) jumped off of a ledge and came running over 'cause she thought me and Jay had issues. And I'm like, 'What the f**k? Did she really just jump and run up on me like that?'

"We was at the Cosmopolitan. She jumped out and was like this (in his face like), 'What?! That Bonnie and Clyde for r...
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50 Cent Claims Baseball 'Slipped' Out Of His Hand During First Pitch

May 31st, 2014 10:05am EDT
50 Cent
Rapper 50 Cent embarassed himself earlier this week after throwing a horrible first pitch at a New York Mets baseball game. He has since explained that the ball "slipped" out of his hand.

On Tuesday, the singer, real name Curtis Jackson, was at Citi Field at the start of the Mets' home game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Fans and sports commentators were stunned by his "terrible" and "one of the worst first pitches of all time."

Following the incident, 50 Cent wrote on Instagram: "I'm a hustler not a Damn ball player. LMAO (laughing my a** off)..."

The rapper performed on "Good Morning ...
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50 Cent And 16 Other Absolutely Horrific Celebrity First Pitches

May 28th, 2014 2:32pm EDT
50 Cent
By now you've probably seen rapper 50 Cent's poor attempt at a ceremonial first pitch at last night's Mets game, but he's just one of many celebrities that should stick to the talents that made them famous. In case you missed it, check out Fiddy's toss below, then check out some other truly terrible tosses by celebrities.

Baba Booey (Gary Dell'Abate)

It was questionable to even offer Howard Stern's producer a chance to throw a ceremonial first pitch – what did they expect to happen? While he didn't go for the cliché fake windup that dooms so many other celebrities, his toss still fl...
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The 10 Most Epic Lip Sync Fails

May 25th, 2014 6:03pm EDT
The 10 Most Epic Lip Sync Fails
Why is it that we just love when a celeb makes a complete and utter fool of themselves, particularly on live television? Lip synching is a tender topic among musicians. Many admit to hating it, but give up when it comes down to a perfect performance or a mediocre one. Many rely on it to sound exactly like their prerecorded track. Still, some are so void of any real talent that they use it as a crutch to get through the performance. Do you recall any of these epic lip sync fails?

1. Nirvana Flips The Bird To "Top of the Pops"

Kurt Cobain was clearly not happy with having to perform with ...
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50 Cent's Son To 'Absentee Father': I Did It Without You

May 20th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent's son Marquise has blasted his father for not showing up to his high school graduation, but the rapper says he was left out of the loop.

The young man took to Facebook to celebrate his graduation, writing, "Yea, I broke down. I was really excited to see my pops at my graduation today but he never showed up. My sister and mama is always there for me just know that you wasn't. I did it without you!"

Marquise's mother Shaniqua revealed earlier this year 50 Cent was basically an absentee father to his son, but a source told RumorFix the rapper took care of both of them."“She is a very...
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5 Big-Time Rappers Whose Stock Needs A Lift

April 29th, 2014 10:30pm EDT
50 Cent
Sometimes artists go through a dry spell. In rap in particular, hotness just doesn’t last forever. I mean, wouldn’t LL Cool J still be a hot commodity commercially if that were the case (no shade LL, no shade)? Here, I have identified five big-time rappers who need good things to happen for them in the near-future/future. One or two names may be surprising, but there is a rationale for all five. Hear a bro out!

T.I.

Reason for being here: Inconsistent albums in the 10s; ‘less fire’ where rhymes are concerned

Man, how I hate to put T.I. on this list. The ATL MC is one of my favorites,...
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14 Beloved Celebrities Who Have Been In Jail

March 21st, 2014 11:03pm EDT
14 Beloved Celebrities Who Have Been In Jail
Nobody's perfect, but it may surprise you to learn some the world's most beloved celebrities have spent time in jail.

Mark Wahlberg is a blockbuster star loved by many now, but in his teens he was a very trouble young man. A drug-addled Wahlberg had dozens of run-ins with the law by the time he was in his teens, but the most serious charge against him came after he attacked two Vietnamese men while shouting racial epithets, leaving one of them permanently blind in one eye. Wahlberg served 45 days behind bars for assault.

Tim Allen is known for family-friend fare like Home Improvement...
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17 Unlikely Celebrity Buddies

March 6th, 2014 2:00pm EST
17 Unlikely Celebrity Buddies
Celebrities will always be available to promote off their latest products, films, television shows and endorsements. Yet, they tend to keep their celebrity friendships on the down low. Some of these star buddies are surprising, some are well-known. With all the behind-the-scenes backstabbing that can go along with being in the business, it is a good thing these duos have each other to count on for some real camaraderie.

1. Jonah Hill and Leonardo DiCaprio

Leo and Jonah found friendship on the set of "Wolf of Wall Street" and have continued their relationship ever since. Said Jonah to E!,...
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50 Cent And Meryl Streep Have A Blast At Knicks Game

January 27th, 2014 5:03pm EST
50 Cent and Meryl Streep
50 Cent gets all the ladies - including three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep.

The rapper and the actress were spotted together have an awesome time at yesterday's Lakers-Knicks game in New York, smiling and holding hands for cameras while they sat in the front row.

50 Cent, dressed in New York Jets colors and a beanie, uploaded a photo of himself next to arguably one of the greatest actresses of all-time with the caption, "Man I got a good life man lol."

The rapper also posed with Lakers star Kobe Bryant and Streep, putting on their best rap album cover poses. 50 Cent wrote, "T...
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Natalie Portman, Sarah Jessica Parker Dazzle At New York City Ballet Gala

September 20th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Natalie Portman NYC Ballet gala
Natalie Portman looked incredible at the New York City Ballet 2013 fall gala on Thursday night. She wore a textured teal, yellow and black strapless gown by Christian Dior.

The actress attended the event with her husband, choreographer Benjamin Millepied, whom she met on the set of "Black Swan." The couple and their two-year-old son Aleph are moving to Paris in autumn 2014 when his job at the Paris Opera Ballet starts.

Portman has expressed interest in becoming a French citizen. She already holds dual citizenship in the United States and Israel.

The actress stars in the upcoming film "Th...
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8 Celebrities With A Less Than Perfect Social Media Presence

September 14th, 2013 3:30pm EDT
Kanye West
Celebrities don’t exist without a reputation. It’s their bread and butter. But when they take that reputation in their own hands via social media, tweeting and updating fans on everything from morning routines to late-night parties, the volatile result can have PR agents wringing their hands and the rest of us clicking “share” in sheer disbelief.

If you really want to single-handedly attract all the wrong publicity, follow these inspiring examples.

Kanye West and 50 Cent

Ok, we get it. Stars have egos. But some take it to the next level—and make sure we know.

Take Kanye West. The celebr...
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50 Cent Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic Violence & Vandalism Charges

August 6th, 2013 8:15am EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent pleaded not guilty to domestic violence charges during an arraignment on Monday. The rapper was in Van Nuys Superiour Court facing charges he allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend Daphne Joy in June, according to E! Online.

The rapper, real name Curtis Jackson, was given a protective order requiring that he stay within 100 yards from his ex. He is not allowed to have any contact with the model an must relinquish any weapons in his possession or sell them to a federally licensed firearms dealer.

On June 23, 50 Cent got into a fight with Joy, who hid in the bedroom. He kicked down th...
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50 Cent Given Restraining Order And Child Custody Summons

August 5th, 2013 5:07pm EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent's domestic violence case didn't start off well - and it didn't end once he was out of the courtroom.

The rapper was given strict orders after he entered a not guilty plea. He's prohibited from contacting the woman who is pressing charges against him, Daphne Joy, and can be within 100 yards of her.

50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, is also barred from possessing any guns, so he will have to turn in any weapons he owns.

Jackson's next court date is September 4th.

TMZ reports that while on his way out of the courthouse, Jackson was given another legal headache when he was served p...
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50 Cent Mocks Potential Jail Time Over Domestic Violence Charges: 'I'm In My Kitchen Fool'

July 6th, 2013 6:08pm EDT
50 Cent Not In Jail
50 Cent wants everyone to know that he isn't in jail. The rapper has come under fire recently over domestic violence charges he's facing for reportedly attacking an ex-girlfriend and destroying some of her property, for which he could face jail time if he's found guilty.

But for now, he's decided to make light of the situation -- atrocious spelling aside -- and post a number of images on his Instagram page showing where he is -- including his kitchen, living room and garage. He was even "In Da Club" -- well, the strip club in his home.

50 reportedly got into a fight with former flame Daph...
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The Morning Roundup: 50 Cent Domestic Violence, Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta... Holy Grail,' 4th Of July Movies

July 5th, 2013 9:31am EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend on June 23, causing $7000 in damage to her California home. The rapper now faces four counts of vandalism and one count of domestic violence over the incident. His potential punishment could include up to five years in jail and up to a $46,000 fine. Fiddy's lawyer released a statement on Thursday, denying the charges and the allegations. (story)

Jay-Z released new album "Magna Carta... Holy Grail" on Thursday to users of specific Samsung cell phones via a new application. Via the app, the first million users were given the opportunity to downloa...
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50 Cent Denies Domestic Violence Allegations

July 5th, 2013 6:29am EDT
50 Cent
Rapper 50 Cent has denied recent allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend.

The "In Da Club" singer was hit with five misdemeanor charges when police were called to the home of ex-girlfriend Daphne Joy two weeks ago. Fiddy is accused of kicking in the door of the bedroom that Joy was hiding in and causing over $7000 in damages.

The rapper left before police arrived and was never arrested, but L.A. county prosecutors have filed charges against him for four counts of vandalism and one count of domestic violence.

Scott Leemon, the lawyer for Mr. Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, has clai...
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50 Cent Charged With Attacking Ex-Girlfriend

July 4th, 2013 8:14am EDT
50 Cent
50 Cent allegedly attacked his ex-girlfriend last month and is facing domestic violence charges. He is set to appear in court on July 22.
 
On June 23, the rapper had a fight with his former lover Daphne Joy at her California home. The incident resulted in over $7,000 in damage. At one point, Joy locked herself in a bedroom, and the hip-hop star (real name Curtis Jackson) purportedly kicked down the door and attacked her.
 
50 Cent reportedly left the scene before police arrived, but has now been slapped with five charges, including one count of misdemeanor domestic violence and four counts...
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50 Cent Convinced Rick Ross' Drive By And Crash Was 'Staged'

January 28th, 2013 4:43pm EST
50 Cent
50 Cent has cast doubt on reports rival rapper Rick Ross was involved in a drive-by shooting in Florida on Monday, insisting the photos look "staged."

The heavyweight hip-hop star was in a Rolls-Royce which crashed into a building in Fort Lauderdale after a gunman in another vehicle peppered the car with bullets. It has since emerged that Ross was driving the vehicle with his rumored girlfriend, Shateria L. Moragne-el, as his passenger.

None of the gunshots actually hit the car and pair, which was celebrating Ross' 37th birthday, emerged unharmed.

Images from the scene have been poste...
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Weekly Celebrity Twitter Roundup: Jan. 19-26, 2013

January 26th, 2013 11:30am EST
Barack Obama
Welcome one, welcome all to this week's Twitter roundup, where we put all the best Twitterings and Instagrammings in one place for you to see, in one bite-sized package! This week, President Obama's inauguration, Seacrest crowns Justin Bieber the Grand Pooh-Bah of Twitter, some old men join the internet, Shakira gives birth, Seth Macfarlane brings civil rights to Tweets and more.

President Obama reflecting on his successes at the 2013 inauguration

"I want to take a look one more time. I'm not going to see this again."—The President pausing at the Capitol yesterday twitter.com/BarackOb...
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Timbaland Invests In 50 Cent's Headphone Venture

January 3rd, 2013 6:26pm EST
Timbaland
Rapper Timbaland is following 50 Cent into the headphone business by signing on as an investor in his company.

The "Candy Shop" hit-maker founded SMS Audio LLC in 2011 and his range of electronics has been a big hit among fans.

Now, Timbaland is throwing his support behind his pal's business venture by funneling his own cash into the firm and agreeing to serve as a member of the corporation's board of directors.

The music producer, real name Timothy Mosley, will also help design new products.

He says, "50 Cent has created an inspirational audio brand that produces the highest calibe...
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Grandmaster Flash's 'The Message' Tops Rolling Stone's Hip-Hop Song List

December 6th, 2012 9:20am EST
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
Rolling Stone magazine just named Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's rap anthem "The Message" the Greatest Hip-Hop Song Of All Time.

The 1982 hit beat out favorites such as the Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight" and "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa & the Soul Sonic Force. Also making the top five: Run-DMC's "Sucker M.C.'s" and "Mind Playing Tricks on Me" by the Geto Boys.

Public Enemy's "Fight The Power," Dr. Dre and Snoop Doggy Dogg's "Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang," Notorious B.I.G.'s "Juicy," NWA's "Straight Outta Compton," and Eric B. and Rakim's "Paid In Full" complete the top 10.

A...
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50 Cent Scores Las Vegas Boxing License

November 16th, 2012 8:17pm EST
50 Cent
50 Cent has been granted a license to promote boxing matches in Las Vegas.

Officials at the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved the In Da Club hit-maker's bid to become a sports entrepreneur at a meeting on Thursday.

The rapper, applied for the license under the name of his new company, SMS Promotions, and his application was approved unanimously pending further information about his finances and his fighters, which he must submit to the commission.

50 Cent, who attended the meeting with his lawyer, revealed he had first applied for the license as former pal Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s...
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Billionaire Offers 50 Cent $5 Million To Fight Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

November 8th, 2012 6:34pm EST
50 Cent
50 Cent has been offered the chance to settle his differences with former pal business partner Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in the boxing ring for $5 million.

The In Da Club hit-maker's friendship with Mayweather, Jr. crumbled earlier this year when their plans to set up a fight promotion company together fell through.

Last week, the rap star severed all ties with the sportsman amid claims Mayweather, Jr. had failed to fund the project - as agreed. The two former friends took shots at one another on Twitter.com last weekend, trading insults after the sports star criticized his former partner's...
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50 Cent Severs Ties With Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

November 1st, 2012 10:52pm EDT
50 Cent
Rapper 50 Cent has officially severed business ties to his former friend Floyd Mayweather Jr..

The "In Da Club" hitmaker launched TMT (The Money Team) Promotions with the boxing champ in July to help arrange Mayweather, Jr.'s future bouts and boost his profile following a three-month prison sentence for domestic battery.

However, the working relationship between the pair soured after the fighter walked free in August and 50 Cent went on to recruit Mayweather, Jr.'s rival Manny Pacquiao as his new partner.

They continued to work under the TMT Promotions banner, but 50 Cent has now scrappe...
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