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Brad Pitt Commends President Obama's Policy On Marijuana

12/20/2012 4:20pm EST
Brad Pitt
Stars including Brad Pitt and Danny Glover have praised Barack Obama after the President declared that prosecuting recreational pot users is "not a top priority."

Hollywood actor Pitt is an executive producer of new documentary The House I Live In, about the country's war on drugs, and he has thrown his support behind Obama after the politician insisted police have "bigger fish to fry" and won't be "going after recreational users in states that have determined that it's (marijuana) legal."

Pitt and his co-producers, Glover, John Legend and Russell Simmons, say in a statement, "President...
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Time's Person Of The Year Candidates: PSY, Stephen Colbert, Pussy Riot & More

11/28/2012 9:50am EST
PSY
Time magazine editors have released the shortlist for its 2012 Person of the Year, and South Korean pop sensation PSY, rap superstar Jay-Z and Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot are among the candidates.

There are 38 contenders, including "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James, Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and comedians Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart.

Also nominated are President Barack Obama and his former White House rival, Republican Mitt Romney, as well as dissident Chinese artist/activist Ai Weiwei and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by Taliban extremists who disag...
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Catholic Group 'Startled' By Jamie Foxx's President Obama Comment

11/27/2012 2:24pm EST
Jamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx has sparked outrage among religious activists after branding President Barack Obama "Our Lord and Savior."

The Ray star made the controversial comparison onstage at the Soul Train Awards, which were televised on Sunday but recorded in Las Vegas a few days after Obama was re-elected for another term in the White House.

Speaking at the event, he said, "It's like church over here. It's like church in here. First of all, give an honor to God and our Lord and Savior, Barack Obama."

However, the remark has been branded "startling" by Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights ...
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Survey Says: People Want Tim Tebow & Big Bird At Their Thanksgiving Table, Not Obama

11/22/2012 8:53am EST
Tim Tebow
Discovery Channel series "Destination America," which celebrates the people places and stories of our country, just released a study, conducted by Nielsen, that delves into the behaviors of people during Thanksgiving.

When asked who they'd prefer at their dinner table for Thanksgiving, President Obama didn't fare as well as he did in the election. As a write-in option, just 5 percent were interested in sharing their turkey with the Commander in Chief.

Both Tim Tebow and Big Bird were each selected by 23 percent of Americans as preferred Thanksgiving dinner guests. Assuming that Big ...
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Hank Williams, Jr.: 'America Committed Economic Suicide By Re-Electing President Obama'

11/9/2012 2:31pm EST
Hank Williams Jr.
Conservative country singer Hank Williams, Jr. has slammed Americans who voted for Barack Obama at the polls on Tuesday, branding the President's re-election "economic suicide."

The fervent Republican, who targeted Obama in an angry tirade over the summer, is furious after the Democrat landed another term in office over rival Mitt Romney, and he has taken to his Twitter.com page to air his thoughts on the outcome.

In a post, he writes, "America has committed economic suicide. Remember my song This Country's Sure as Hell Goin Down the Drain."

Williams, Jr. has long been open about his d...
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5 Celebrities Who Had Meltdowns Over The Election Results

11/8/2012 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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Melissa Joan Hart Persecuted By Internet 'Trolls'

11/8/2012 8:15am EST
Melissa Joan Hart
Melissa Joan Hart has been targeted by obnoxious Internet 'trolls' over her political preference for presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

The Sabrina the Teenage Witch actress received a string of distasteful comments on her Twitter.com page shortly after Barack Obama was re-elected as President on Tuesday.

The actress re-tweeted some of the abuse she received, including a message branding her "a fat, unbankable, untalented, uneducated, neo-con, bad mom, child star from the 80s" and another reading, "hey Sabrina, f**k you."

Hart hit back at her attackers, insisting she was disgusted by ...
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Mariah Carey Releases New Single To Celebrate Obama's Victory

11/7/2012 5:03pm EST
Music veteran Mariah Carey has released a new track in honour of Barack Obama's re-election as the President of the United States.

On Nov 7, Barack Obama was re-elected as the President of the United States, defeating Republican rival Mitt Romney and he will be serving his second term as President of the United States for the next four years (from 2012 to 2016). Mariah Carey has been known to be a staunch supporter of Obama, and she is not the only celebrity rooting for the 51 year old leader - Katy Perry and Lady Gaga have also shown their support by performing at Obama's rallies as wel...
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Eva Longoria, Cher, & More Celebs Celebrate Obama's Victory

11/7/2012 8:13am EST
Eva Longoria
Celebrities including Cher, Billy Ray Cyrus and Mary J. Blige expressed their delight after Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States on Tuesday night.

During a lengthy campaign, Obama garnered a ton of celebrity support and endorsements, with rapper The Game, Pamela Anderson, and Beyonce among those who urged people to vote for Obama in recent days, while Bruce Springsteen and Jay-Z performed at election eve rallies on Monday.

Meanwhile, George Clooney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Will Smith and Gwen Stefani hosted fundraisers for the President's re-election campaign.

After t...
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Katy Perry Performs In A Ballot-Inspired Latex Dress At Obama Fundraiser

10/25/2012 9:59am EDT
Katy Perry
Katy Perry spent the eve of her 28th birthday performing at a campaign rally for President Barack Obama in Las Vegas. The singer rocked a white latex mini dress meant to look like a presidential ballot. Her pick? The current commander in chief.

During the event on Wednesday Perry introduced her 91-year-old grandmother, Ann Hudson, to the President. The singer later tweeted, "So tonight was a great night! The PRESIDENT gave grandma and I unforgettable shout outs & now I am officially 28! Best. Birthday. Ever."

Obama had told the crowd: "I am so grateful to Katy Perry for the unbelievable ...
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Bruce Springsteen To Perform Free Concert In Support Of President Obama

10/22/2012 9:33am EDT
Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen is ramping up his support for Barack Obama by offering to play a free concert on Tuesday to help the President's re-election bid.

The Boss will take to the stage in Charlottesville, Virginia, to back Obama and Vice President Joe Biden before voters head to the polling stations next month .

Tickets to the nTelos Wireless Pavilion performance were made available on a first-come, first-served basis from the President's Charlottesville headquarters on Sunday.

Last week, Springsteen outlined his reasons for endorsing Obama on his website, writing, "We're still living thro...
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President Obama Sides With Mariah Carey In 'Idol' Feud With Nicki Minaj

10/16/2012 9:52am EDT
Barack Obama
The Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey "American Idol" feud has generated so much media attention, even President Barack Obama has an opinion about it.

Earlier this month the rapper verbally attacked the pop star during an audition in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the video footage riveted TV and music fans.

During an interview with TV and radio personality Michael Yo, Obama said he believed the two could move past their differences. He explained, "I think that they are going to be able to sort it out. I am confident. I'm all about bringing people together, working for the same cause. I think ...
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Will Smith To Host Fundraiser At His Home For President Obama

10/15/2012 9:03am EDT
Will Smith
Later this month Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are co-hosting a fundraiser for Barack Obama's presidential campaign at their home in Calabasas, Calif.

First Lady Michelle Obama, movie mogul James Lassiter, actress Salma Hayek and others will attend the luncheon on Oct. 25. Tickets for the Obama Victory Fund event cost $2,500. Those willing to hand out $10,000 will meet the first lady and have a picture taken with her.

The Smiths are the latest in a long line of celebs who are supporting the President for re-election. Stars such as Gwen Stefani, George Clooney, and Sarah Jessi...
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Is Obama Jackie Robinson or Stepin Fetchit?

10/14/2012 1:56pm EDT
Barack Obama
Opinion: Is Barack Obama Jackie Robinson or Stepin Fetchit?

We’ll find out Tuesday.

Jackie Robinson was the first black professional Big League baseball player who broke the color barrier in 1947 and proved to the world he was an equal if not better player than many of his white teammates and competitors. He served as an inspiration not only to people of color all over the world, but to his country---at great cost to himself.

Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry on the other hand, whose stage name was Stepin Fetchit, was the 1930’s actor noted for his wide-eyed, shufflin,’ hang-dog look ...
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Big Bird Is The Star Of A New Satirical, Anti-Romney Political Ad (Video)

10/9/2012 3:00pm EDT
Sesame Street
President Barack Obama's campaign seized a golden (or should we say yellow) opportunity to attack rival Mitt Romney after the Republican presidential candidate vowed to end federal funding for public broadcasting during last week's debate.

In a new political ad, images of convicted financiers flash by as a narrator states: "Bernie Madoff. Ken Lay. Dennis Kozlowski. Criminals. Gluttons of greed. And the evil genius who towered over them? One man has the guts to speak his name (with a shot of Romney). Big Bird!"

The narrator continues, "Big. Yellow. A menace to our economy. Mitt Romney kn...
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What Will Happen If Barack Obama Loses The Election To Mitt Romney?

10/8/2012 12:45pm EDT
Mitt Romney
Opinion: What will be the outcome if Obama loses the election? Here are 11 realizations.

1) Racists will take heart. The first black president elected in American history was a failure. Not up to the job. Voters turned him out after only one term. There’s no way around it, if you’re a member of the Ku Klux Klan, this will be a joyous affirmation that blacks are not intelligent enough to do the job. It will also affirm by inference that women are also not qualified and other so-called labeled minorities, because racists lump them all together. This would set the civil rights movement back, ...
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Eddie Vedder Performs At President Obama's Tampa Fundraiser

9/21/2012 8:59am EDT
Eddie Vedder
Eddie Vedder helped pull in $1.7 million for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign by performing at a Florida fundraiser on Thursday.

The Pearl Jam frontman played four songs on a mandolin for the President and 85 VIP guests, who each paid $20,000 to attend the dinner in Tampa. Vedder, who covered Neil Young's Rockin' in the Free World in his short set, joked, "I can't say I've ever played that many songs in a suit before."

He also voiced his support for Democratic candidate Obama as he told how, as an unemployed young man, he signed up for a government-funded training program t...
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Jay Pharoah As Barack Obama - And Those Who Played The Other 'SNL' Presidents

9/17/2012 2:07pm EDT
Jay Pharoah as Barack Obama
Jay Pharoah made his debut as President Barack Obama this weekend on Saturday Night Live - after being introduced by the actor he replaced in the role, Fred Armisen. Ever since the phenomenal take on the 2000 election and the debates before it, the casting of comedic takes on presidential candidates has more buzz than the next James Bond. Here's a quick history of SNL's presidents:

Fred Armisen/Jay Pharoah: Barack Obama. SNL had a decision to make when it came to casting Obama for the upcoming 2008 election. Kenan Thompson was the only African American on the cast, but his heavy build wa...
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Samuel L. Jackson Films Profane Political Ad In Support Of Barack Obama

9/14/2012 3:41pm EDT
Samuel L. Jackson
"Wake the f**k up, vote for Obama!" is one of the phrases Samuel L. Jackson reportedly uses in an upcoming expletive-ridden political advertisement urging voters to choose Democratic candidate Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election.

According to the New York Post, the advertisement is expected to hit YouTube on September 24.

The actor, who is known for his frequent use of the "F" word in films, made the commercial on behalf of the Jewish Council for Education and Research Super PAC (political action committee).

The commercial is a take on his popular audiobook "Go the F**k to...
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Donald Trump Calls Barack Obama 'Incompetent'

9/13/2012 3:15pm EDT
Donald Trump
Business mogul Donald Trump has branded U.S. President Barack Obama "incompetent" after America's ambassador in Libya was murdered on Tuesday.

Chris Stevens and three other U.S. citizens were killed during a protest against a controversial movie, which has been deemed offensive to Islam, in the city of Benghazi.

The deadly attack, on the anniversary of the 9/11 atrocity, has sparked outrage in the U.S., and now property tycoon-turned-reality TV star Trump has added his voice to the debate, blaming Obama for supporting a rebel uprising in Libya last year.

He also slammed the U.S. leader f...
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Star Pay Tribute To 9/11 Victims On 11th Anniversary

9/11/2012 11:51am EDT
Mia Farrow
Actress Mia Farrow and singer Mandy Moore are among the stars who have paid tribute to the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the 11th anniversary of the tragedy.

A host of famous faces took to Twitter.com on Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the atrocity, in which al-Qaeda terrorists killed almost 3,000 people in New York, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania.

U.S. President Barack Obama held a one-minute silence on the White House Lawn with wife Michelle by his side as victims' families gathered at Ground Zero in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and near Shanksville,...
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Snoop Dogg: 'Obama For Four More Years, Man'

9/11/2012 9:41am EDT
Snoop Dogg
Just like fellow rapper Jay-Z, Snoop Dogg wants President Barack Obama back in the White House for a second term.

At a press conference at Canada's Toronto International Film Festival for his documentary "Reincarnated," the newly named "Snoop Lion" said, "Obama for four more years, man. (George W.) Bush f**ked up for eight years, so, I mean, you gotta at least give him (Obama) eight years. He cleaned half the s**t up in four years, realistically. It ain't like y'all gave him a clean house. Y'all gave him a house where the TV didn't work, the toilet was stuffed up - everything was wrong wit...
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Clint Eastwood Breaks Silence On His RNC Empty Chair Speech

9/7/2012 5:29pm EDT
Clint Eastwood
Actor Clint Eastwood came up with his much-talked about empty chair speech at Republican National Convention last week on a whim.

The Dirty Harry star received mixed reviews when he arrived at the political event in Tampa, Florida on August 30th and began chatting to an invisible President Barack Obama about foreign policy and economics, suggesting it was time the Democratic leader was ousted in favor of his party's candidate Mitt Romney.

Now Eastwood, 82, has opened up about his unconventional approach in rallying support for Romney, revealing he came up with the idea right before he t...
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Barack Obama Releases New DNC Promotion With Harold & Kumar (Video)

9/4/2012 12:16pm EDT
Barack Obama Releases New DNC Promotion With Harold & Kumar
Barack Obama released a video via YouTube on Monday to gear up for the upcoming Democratic National Convention this week. For those that don't know, Kal Penn will be hosting the coverage of the 2012 DNC this week. The video shows Barack Obama on the phone with someone while stressing the seriousness of his duties.

"Hey, this is Barack," President Obama says. "Listen, I need to know if you're on board. Okay, good. Because I'm counting on you. Everybody is. We have to get this right. So there's a lot at stake here. Just remember that I'm trusting you on this and I'll see you then."

The Pres...
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President Obama Tweets Response To Clint Eastwood's Empty Chair Skit

9/2/2012 8:00am EDT
Barack Obama
President Barack Obama has responded to Clint Eastwood's jibes after the movie icon pretended to interview the President at the Republican National Convention on Thursday night.

The Dirty Harry star received mixed reviews when he took to the stage in Tampa, Florida and started chatting to an invisible Obama about foreign policy and economics, suggesting it was time for the President to be replaced by his party's candidate Mitt Romney.

Famous Democrats took aim at Eastwood for his appearance, with comedienne Roseanne Barr tweeting, "clint eastwood is CRAY (crazy)" while actor Zachary Quint...
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Celebrities, Barack Obama Respond To Clint Eastwood's 'Empty Chair' RNC Speech

8/31/2012 3:07pm EDT
Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood made a surprise visit to the Republican National Convention in Tampa Bay, Florida to give a speech - and celebrities have responded to the actor's odd "empty chair" sequence in which he asked questions to an empty chair that represented President Barack Obama.

Eastwood begins talking to a chair around 3:15 in the video

Olivia Munn tweeted, "Clint Eastwood was talking to an empty chair at the RNC … No, that’s not the set up to a joke. It’s not even a joke."

Star Jones wrote posted, "I can’t believe I just watched Clint Eastwood turn into somebody’s DRUNK UNCLE HARRY on th...
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Natalie Portman To Campaign For President Obama In Las Vegas

8/25/2012 7:03pm EDT
Natalie Portman
Newlywed actress Natalie Portman will show her support for President Barack Obama in Las Vegas on Saturday night when she makes an appearance at a campaign rally.

The Black Swan star will join political heavyweights Valerie Jarrett and Cecilia Munoz at the America-Nevada Women Vote 2012 Summit.

Announcing her participation, Portman says, "President Obama fights for women every day, and I am proud to stand with him on behalf of women and girls across the country."

"The president has proven that he is a strong advocate for women and a defender of the issues that are important to women a...
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Eva Longoria To Speak At Democratic National Convention

8/24/2012 10:14am EDT
Eva Longoria
Actress Eva Longoria will step up to the podium at the Democratic National Convention next month to rally support for President Barack Obama.

The Desperate Housewives star has been a leading celebrity force in Obama's bid for the White House since his first campaign for the 2008 elections, and she has been drumming up support, particularly among Latin Americans and women, for the party leader once again as he fights for a second term in office.

Longoria was made a co-chair for the Obama For America Movement earlier this year and she has been asked to deliver a speech to voice her contin...
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Dave Mustaine Wants An Investigation Into His 'Obama Is Behind Colorado Movie Massacre' Conspiracy Theory

8/17/2012 9:37am EDT
Dave Mustaine
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is adamant his controversial comments about the Colorado cinema massacre were not intended to "hurt" fellow Americans as they were said in the "heat of the moment" on stage.

The rocker hit headlines this week after he accused President Barack Obama of using last month's movie theatre atrocity and a recent shootout at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin to push through a U.S. gun ban.

He said, "Back in my country, my president... he's trying to pass a gun ban, so he's staging all of these murders... Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there... and now...
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Megadeth Singer: Obama Is Behind Colorado Movie Massacre, Other Gun 'Murders'

8/16/2012 9:40am EDT
Dave Mustaine
Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine believes President Barack Obama is staging murders in order to push through a nationwide gun ban.

The singer shocked fans in Singapore last week after he accused the U.S. leader of of using last month's Colorado cinema massacre and a recent shoot out at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin to push through his anti-gun agenda.

Mustaine said in video footage obtained by TMZ.com, "Back in my country, my president... he's trying to pass a gun ban, so he's staging all of these murders... Aurora, Colorado, all the people that were killed there... and now the beautiful peop...
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