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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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Ted Nugent's Wife Is Arrested After Airport Security Finds Gun In Her Carry-On

August 30th, 2013 3:53pm EDT
Ted Nugent
On Thursday, Ted Nugent's wife Shemane Deziel was arrested at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport after TSA screeners found a handgun in her carry-on luggage.

According to TMZ.com, Deziel reportedly forgot she had the loaded firearm when she passed through airport security. She purportedly carried it for personal protection after receiving death threats.

Security discovered the Smith & Wesson .38 special revolver on an X-ray monitor. When police inspected her bag, they realized the gun was loaded with five rounds of ammunition. She had an extra 10 rounds packed in a side pocket of her bag.

Deziel,...
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Ted Nugent Pondering Possible Presidential Run

July 8th, 2013 2:51pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Ted Nugent is weighing his political options and considering a run for the White House.

The outspoken conservative Republican has earned a name for himself as an advocate for hunting and gun ownership rights, and now he is considering a presidential bid in 2016.

The 64-year-old guitarist tells the Washington Post, "Yeah, I'm thinking about it... Things are just so wrong in the country now. And I know that my answers would make things wonderful."

The Great White Buffalo hit-maker has teased the public about the possibility of running for office before, but his wife, Shemane Deziel, ins...
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5 Celebrities Who Had Meltdowns Over The Election Results

November 8th, 2012 7:30pm EST
5 Celebrities Who Had Meltdowns Over The Election Results
President Barack Obama was re-elected into office for his second term on Tuesday after defeating Gov. Mitt Romney in a close election. While many celebrities flocked to social media sites to voice their excitement towards Obama’s re-election, there were several notable figures who lost their cool following Romney’s loss. Check out our list of the 5 celebrities who had meltdowns over the election results:

1. Bill O'Reilly

Bill O’Reilly, host of the The O’Reilly Factor on Fox News, assisted as a political analyst for Fox News during their election broadcast.

During the broadcast, Bill O’...
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Who The Celebrities Are Voting For In The 2012 Presidential Election

September 5th, 2012 12:07pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Some celebrities are more outspoken than others, especially when it comes to politics. However, that doesn't mean that a majority of them aren't active in supporting who they think should win the 2012 presidential election. Here's a selection of celebrities that have made their choice clear:

Ted Nugent: Mitt Romney. The outspoken Republican supporter told his Twitter followers while Romney was running for the GOP nomination, "after a long heart&soul conversation with MittRomney today I concluded this goodman will properly represent we the people & I endorsed him."

Bill Maher: Barack O...
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'Moderate' Ted Nugent Loses His Temper During TV Interview

May 4th, 2012 4:02pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent was forced to apologize to a news reporter and TV producer on Friday after losing his temper during an interview and making vulgar comments about oral sex following a heated discussion about his conservative political views.

The Cat Scratch Fever singer is a staunch supporter of Republican Party and proved his dedication to the cause during a National Rifle Association rally in Missouri last month, when he suggested that fellow Republicans should "ride into that battlefield (election) and chop their (Democrats) heads off in November" to help his candidate Mitt...
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Ted Nugent Fined Over Black Bear Hunting Incident In Alaska

April 25th, 2012 8:42am EDT
Ted Nugent
Rocker and outdoorsman Ted Nugent has pleaded guilty to violating an environmental protection law by failing to kill a black bear he injured while shooting his reality TV show in Alaska.

The singer phoned in his plea during a U.S. District Court hearing in Ketchikan on Tuesday.

Nugent has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine and he had been forbidden from hunting in Alaska or any U.S. national forest for a year.

The judge ruled that the rocker must also film a public service announcement about responsible hunting.

Nugent told the court, "I cherish my hunting time and relationships with the peop...
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Ted Nugent Reaches Plea Deal Over Illegal Bear Killing

April 22nd, 2012 6:44pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has agreed a plea deal with prosecutors to avoid jail time for illegally killing a bear during a hunting trip.

The singer, who is an avid hunter, was accused of illegally killing a black bear during an outing on Alaska's Sukkwan Island in 2009 and transporting the dead creature out of the region.

The incident, which was filmed for his reality TV show Ted Nugent Spirit of the Wild, led to criminal charges and Nugent has now reached an agreement with prosecutors to plead guilty to one count of transporting an illegally hunted bear, according to the Los Angeles Times.

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Ted Nugent Axed From Fort Knox Concert

April 22nd, 2012 1:26pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has been axed from a concert at U.S. military base Fort Knox following the controversy over his rant against President Barack Obama last weekend.

The singer is a staunch conservative, and proved his dedication to the Republican party at a National Rifle Association rally in Missouri by insisting fellow members had to rise up against Obama and the Democrats when America goes to the polls in November.

He added, "We need to ride into the battlefield and chop their heads off in November."

Nugent's comments were taken so seriously, U.S. Secret Service officials ordered a mee...
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Ted Nugent: 'I Have Never Made Any Threats Of Violence Towards Anyone'

April 20th, 2012 9:13am EDT
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has assured U.S. Secret Service officials he has no plans to attack President Barack Obama or high-ranking Democrats during the nation's 2012 elections, despite fiery remarks he made during a National Rifle Association rally at the weekend.

The "Cat Scratch Fever" hitmaker, who is a staunch conservative, hit the headlines after passionately declaring his support for the leader's chief rival, Republican Mitt Romney, at the Missouri NRA gathering.

And he urged members and fans to rally against Obama and the Democrats, stating, "We need to ride into the battlefield and chop...
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Ted Nugent To Be Questioned By Secret Service Agents Over Obama Comments

April 18th, 2012 11:54pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has been summoned to meet with Secret Service officials after making threatening statements aimed at U.S. President Barack Obama at a weekend National Rifle Association convention in Missouri.

The staunch conservative, who endorsed Obama's leading rival Mitt Romney for the presidency last month, will meet with agents on Thursday to discuss what he said.

The Cat Scratch Fever hitmaker riled the crowd up with remarks like, "We need to ride into the battlefield and chop their (Obama and the Democrats) heads off in November."

Confirming the news that he'll be speaking to Se...
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Ted Nugent Impressed With Jennifer Lawrence's Archery Prowess

March 30th, 2012 3:28pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Actress Jennifer Lawrence has been given the ultimate compliment about her bowmanship in The Hunger Games - rocker and outdoorsman Ted Nugent is a big fan.

For her role as heroine Katniss Everdeen, Lawrence studied archery for months so she would look the part of a talented hunter in the film - and Nugent is very impressed with her skills.

A member of the Bowhunters Hall of Fame, Nugent tells USA Today Lawrence hit the bullseye with her performance.

He says, "All of us archers and bowhunters are so very happy to see real honest-to-God archery form being displayed properly for a change...
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Ted Nugent Says He's 'Repulsed' By Gay Sex

May 19th, 2011 8:36am EDT
Ted Nugent
Controversial rocker Ted Nugent has confessed he is "repulsed" by the idea of two men having sex - but insists he's not homophobic and wouldn't mind if his son was gay.

The singer has been outspoken about his thoughts on same-sex relationships, but in a candid chat with CNN host Piers Morgan, he claimed a person's sexual orientation doesn't bother him.

He tells the Brit, "If you're gay, have a nice day. I couldn't give a rats a**."

However, when the newsman asked him if he's homophobic and would mind if his son was gay, the musician replied, "Not at all. Ultimately all of that stuff i...
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Ted Nugent Becomes Ambassador For The Outdoor Channel

October 26th, 2010 1:13pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Rocker and fanatical outdoorsman Ted Nugent has signed up to promote his lifestyle as a brand ambassador for the Outdoor Channel.

The musician, who is a leading hunter and conservationist, has signed a deal with bosses at the television network which will see him host a new show, write for the company's website and promote the outdoors lifestyle.

Tom Hornish, Chief Operating Officer at Outdoor Channel, says, "Ted Nugent is a marquee personality and we're delighted to expand our longstanding relationship... as he takes on a prominent brand ambassador role. Ted is an outdoor icon..."

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Ted Nugent Avoids 'Drooling, Puking And Dying'

August 22nd, 2010 4:49pm EDT
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has revealed he tried to ween guitar great Jimi Hendrix off drugs in the months before he died in 1970.

The "Cat Scratch Fever" star experienced the extent of his hero's drug intake during a jam session with the tragic star backstage at a concert - when he was offered all manner of narcotics.

But he didn't want to ruin the moment, so he declined - and went on to become a drug-free rocker after seeing so many greats become "drooling and puking" dead men.

He says, "I saw how they got to the drooling, puking and dying thing and I went, 'I think I'll avoid the drooling puki...
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Ted Nugent Fined For Illegal Deer Baiting

August 18th, 2010 8:16am EDT
Ted Nugent
Rocker Ted Nugent has been fined $1,750 after pleading no contest to illegally baiting deer on his hunting reality TV show.

The Cat Scratch Fever singer, a fanatical hunter, was seen using a deer attractant to coax two wild animals in California - where baiting is illegal - on his show Sprirt of the Wild in February.

He originally faced 11 charges, including killing a deer too young to be hunted. However, after a deal at a Yuba court on Friday, Nugent entered no contest pleas to two misdemeanour charges of baiting two deer and was handed the fine.

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The Scorpions Get Ready For Their Last Tour… Ever (Audio)

April 14th, 2010 4:30pm EDT
The Scorpions Get Ready For Their Last Tour
Having rocked arenas in four different decades, influenced countless other hard rock bands, and become perhaps Germany’s biggest rock band of all time, The Scorpions are embarking on their final tour. Ever.

Starpulse.com’s Matthew J. Swanson had the pleasure of talking with guitar legend Matthias Jabs about his start with the band, some of his most memorable moments in The Scorps, and his thoughts about hitting the stage one last time.

We had to make sure he was saying his name right, because if you read in the English language, it’s pronounced nothing like how it’s spelled. He then di...
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Metallica, Jeff Beck, Run DMC Headline 2009 Rock and Roll HOF Inductee Class

April 7th, 2009 2:41pm EDT
Jeff Beck
It took all of 27 years to happen, but as they say 'there is no time like the present,' as perhaps the most recognizable of rock acts, Metallica, are taking their rightful spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band, alongside hop-hop visionaries Run DMC, headlines the 2009 class of inductees to the monument of rock. As for performers, the rest of the class shakes out like this, former Yardbirds axeman Jeff Beck, famed singer/songwriter Bobby Womack and doo-wop group Little Anthony and the Imperials.

In the Early Influence category, Wanda Jackson will be inducted and in the Sidem...
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How Come Republicans Can't Get Any Good Bands to Show Up?

October 9th, 2008 9:57am EDT
John McCain - Bandless
As the Presidential campaign heads into the final stretch, rock and rap royalty are working hard to get out the vote for Democratic nominee Barack Obama. Springsteen played this weekend in Philadelphia, and Jay-Z was in Miami this week with Wyclef. Democrats get all the good headliners.

Republicans? That's another story. Ever since Ricky Martin got all "Vida Loca" with George W. Bush at his first Inauguration, it's been downhill for the GOP. These days the only musicians Republicans can count on are either second-rate country artists or low-rent rock acts. Maybe cutting taxes isn't eno...
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Pulse Patrol: The 'Weakly' Round-Up Of User Comments

July 1st, 2008 10:50am EDT
Pulse Patrol
Each week the editors at Starpulse will be highlighting the best responses and remarks to news stories and celebrity topics that we've come across.

News Highlights = This week’s most interesting comments were made on "The Hate Guru" story, George Michael's views on marriage and the death of an American Icon.

Topic Highlights = There was adoration for Chris Brown and The Motor city mad man, but not so much for newcomer Demi Lavato.

Top Commenter= This week the STF (Starpulse Task Force) focused its attention on the Cyber-poetry of one Felix Lassiter. He’s comical, yet insi...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2007 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
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The ‘80s Awesomely Invade Encore For 80 Hours On Labor Day Weekend

August 18th, 2007 7:00am EDT
License to Drive
This Labor Day weekend, get ready for an invasion from the ‘80s. You don’t need a License to Drive to take this holiday trip with the “Big 80s Weekend” on Encore beginning at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Friday, Aug. 31.

“Due to its immense popularity, Encore is taking another blast to the past for our third annual “Big 80s Weekend” marathon this Labor Day weekend,” said Jonathan Shair, vice president of network operations, Starz Entertainment. “Hosted by one of the original MTV VJs, Alan Hunter, Encore will celebrate the decade that defined pop culture with its over-the-top fashion, big hair, mo...
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Godsmack Steers Coming Home Studios' Assault On World's Largest Biker Event

July 31st, 2007 6:46pm EDT
Godsmack
LOS ANGELES (July 2007) – Multi-platinum rockers Godsmack combine forces with Coming Home Studios to hijack the world's biggest, baddest biker event – a full night of undeniable rock 'n' roll bedlam Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the Rock'n The Rally Music Festival, part of the legendary Sturgis Bike Week in Sturgis, SD.

Godsmack will be celebrating its 10th anniversary by teaming with Coming Home Studios for a 19-camera, high-definition video shoot of their headlining performance a Rock'n The Rally for an upcoming live concert DVD. Godsmack's appearance will be an illustrious close to this once-...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2006 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
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Rockstar Wives Take You For A Ride This Season On VH1's "Supergroup"

June 8th, 2006 1:19pm EDT
Supergroup
This week on VH1's "Supergroup" (airing Sunday, 6/11 @ 10 PM ET/PT) Evan Seinfeld’s wife (porn superstar Tera Patrick) arrives, as does Sebastian’s wife, Maria (aspiring porn superstar?). Will what happens in Vegas cause problems back home?

VH1’s "SuperGroup" is Ted Nugent, Scott Ian (Anthrax), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Evan Seinfeld (Biohazard) and Jason Bonham, are poised to re-conquer the rock world (and hopefully spread a little debauchery in the process) in the ultimate musical experiment. "SuperGroup" will bring together these five hard rocking icons and present them with the ...
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VH1's 'Supergroup' Debuts May 21

May 16th, 2006 1:07pm EDT
Ted Nugent
In "SuperGroup," Ted Nugent, Scott Ian (Anthrax), Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Evan Seinfeld (Biohazard) and Jason Bonham, are poised to re-conquer the rock world (and hopefully spread a little debauchery in the process) in the ultimate musical experiment.

Premiering Sunday, May 21, at 10:00 p.m., "SuperGroup" will bring together these five hard rocking icons and present them with the opportunity to create the heaviest "SuperGroup." Ultimately viewers will see whether or not the band will come together as hard rock's saviors or simply implode.

Over a of period two weeks in Las Veg...
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Rob Zombie Finishes New Album; Announces March-April 2006 Tour Dates

January 30th, 2006 4:01pm EST
Rob Zombie
Fresh off the major success of his latest feature film, "The Devil's Rejects," Rob Zombie is returning this spring to his first passion - music - playing it live and loud. Zombie has finished recording his third solo studio CD, "Educated Horses" (Geffen Records).

Zombie is the longest active artist on Geffen Records, having been on the label for over 15 years.

Additionally, Rob is the most prolific Geffen Artist when it comes to Gold and Platinum discs - his seven is the most total number by any Geffen artist solely on the merit of their Geffen output: (click an album title for re...
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Celebrity Birthdays, December 13

December 13th, 2005 3:00am EST
Jamie Foxx
Happy Birthday to Evanescence singer Amy Lee (1981), "Jarhead" actor Jamie Foxx (1967), pop-funk bandleader Morris Day (1957), "Mr. Pink" Steve Buscemi (1957), musician/bowhunter Ted Nugent (1948), baseball player Ferguson Jenkins (1943), "The Sound of Music" actor Christopher Plummer (1927), and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke (1925).
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