Controversies and Scandals

Justin Bieber’s Racist Joke Caught On Tape - Watch

June 1st, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Justin Bieber’s Racist Joke Caught On Tape - Watch
One Direction aren't the only teen idols dealing with fallout from racism – footage has emerged of Justin Bieber telling a racist a joke.

The clip is from a few years ago (you can tell from the hair), and its unknown who Bieber is talking to or where he is. In the video, obtained by The Sun, Bieber says, “Why are black people afraid of chainsaws?” After a friend tries to stop him from saying the punch line, he emulates the sound of a chainsaw but with the words, “Run n---a, n---a, n---a, n---a!”

(Warning: Explicit Language)

Bieber has worked closely with African Americans for several y...
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Harry’s Heart: Speculation Runs Rampant Over Britain’s Most Eligible Bachelor’s Future Romances

June 1st, 2014 10:08am EDT
Prince Harry
Prince Harry’s return to the list as Britain’s Most Eligible Bachelor and top of various lists of eligible single men, royal gossip boards are on fire with speculation over whether Harry should return to his old habits of hedonism, bedding a bevy of lovelies who will end up writing articles or speaking to tabloid writers about their experiences with Harry or whether Harry will settle into yet another long term relationship.

Right now insiders see the prince at a crossroads; on one had if he returns to his hedonism he might end up with a dearth of eligible ladies left, much like his father....
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Royal Rumors – Windsors Create Perfect Firestorm Around the World

May 26th, 2014 10:17am EDT
Prince Charles
The House of Windsor is at it again! Prince Charles and the Cambridges have yet again caused a flurry of scandal and additional work for royal courtiers. Prince Charles has caused a perfect diplomatic storm when he recently compared Russian President Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler, due to President Putin’s recent territorial annexation of the Ukraine to Russia! Meanwhile, Duchess Kate of Cambridge has been facing trepidation over the knowledge that a photo of her bare buttocks is at the moment subject to a bidding war between private buyers! The alleged photo is of Kate’s bare bottom is fro...
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Cambridge Confidential: Duke William And Duchess Kate Fall Behind In Public Appearances

May 23rd, 2014 11:19am EDT
Cambridge Confidential: Duke William And Duchess Kate Fall Behin
Duke William and Duchess Kate are incurring the disapproval of the public and royal court by their negligence in making public appearances. The rest of the royal family is currently working harder than ever, but the increasingly notoriously luxury loving ducal couple are in fact triggering a tremendous amount of resentment due to their (as is viewed) feckless behavior towards their official obligations. Despite a successful three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia, the ducal couple has in fact decided to yet again withdraw from the public eye of Britain and the British social scene; bot...
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Macklemore Responds To Critics Calling Recent Costume 'Anti-Semitic'

May 20th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Macklemore Responds To Critics Calling Recent Costume 'Anti-Semi
Grammy winner Macklemore has released a statement defending himself after critics claimed a costume he performed in was anti-Semitic.

Jewish actor Seth Rogen was among the many who bashed Macklemore for appearing at a Seattle event to perform in disguise. The costume consisted of a black beard, a giant nose, and a bowl-cut wig. You can see the costume in the video below. Rogen tweeted:

.@macklemore, first you trick people into thinking you're a rapper, now you trick them into thinking you're Jewish? pic.twitter.com/3rtaE4GHje

— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) May 18, 2014

Macklemore took to h...
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Monica Lewinsky Corrects Beyonce's Racy Song Lyrics

May 7th, 2014 7:00pm EDT
Beyonce
Former White House intern and Bill Clinton mistress Monica Lewinsky has called out Beyonce for penning incorrect lyrics in her new song "Partition."

In the new issue of Vanity Fair, Lewinsky points out that the line "He popped all my buttons, and he ripped my blouse/He Monica Lewinsky-ed all on my gown" isn't exactly accurate.

Lewinsky explains: "Thanks, Beyonce, but if we're verbing, I think you meant 'Bill Clinton'd all on my gown', not 'Monica Lewinsky'd.'"

The lyrics refers to Lewinsky's scandalous affair with the former President and the discharge he left on her infamous blue dress,...
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Bryan Singer Named In Second Sexual Assault Case

May 5th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Bryan Singer
A second man has accused Bryan Singer of sexual assault, claiming he was under age when the director had sexual contact with him in London.

The anonymous man claims Singer and co-defendant Gary Goddard sexually assaulted him on multiple occasions, including a naked webcam show. The accuser claims he met Goddard online and it was insinuated the Broadway producer could help his career.

The man, then 15, was invited to an after-party for the London premiere of Superman. Following the event, he alleges Singer and Goddard grabbed him “in a sexual manner,” and after he asked them to stop, a “la...
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Leslie Jones Defends Herself After Controversial Slave Skit On 'Saturday Night Live'

May 5th, 2014 1:06pm EDT
Leslie Jones
Leslie Jones has defended herself after she was criticized for a controversial skit from this weekend's Saturday Night Live where she described herself as "the #1 slave draft pick."

Jones, a writer for SNL, appeared on the show's Weekend Update to talk about Lupita Nyong'o being named People's Most Beautiful Woman.

"The way we view black beauty has changed," she told Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost. "See, I’m single right now, but back in the slave days, I would have never been single. I’m six feet tall and I’m strong, Colin. Strong! I mean, look at me, I’m a mandingo!

"I’m just saying ...
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Harry’s Heart: Breakup with Connected Cressida Bonas Confirmed

May 4th, 2014 2:51pm EDT
Prince Harry
After a two-year long relationship, the end of the relationship between elfin beauty Cressida Bonas and handsome eligible bachelor Prince Harry, there has been a tragic heartbreak. The two were a solid pair for near on two years, but apparently the issues between the couples simply couldn’t be worked out.

In the end, Prince Harry simply couldn’t handle the borderline out of control press that covered the socially connected blonde beauty and all but confirmed an impending marriage. Friends believe that the main reason is how carried away Branson himself got, citing that Branson began to use...
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Avril Lavigne Baffled After Her 'Hello Kitty' Video Is Labeled Racist

April 24th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
Avril Lavigne
There's no such thing as bad publicity, and Avril Lavigne is back in the spotlight again after some fans complained that her new music video "Hello Kitty" is racist.

In the promo, Lavigne prances around on a rooftop, in a candy store, and in a sushi bar as four expressionless Asian girls pose as her backup dancers, exaggerating Japan's kawaii (cute) culture.

Some critics accused the pop star of perpetuating racial sterotypes, and the hashtag #avrilracist became a trending topic on Twitter.

One user wrote: "Not sure if this Avril Lavigne video is terrible, racist, or terribly racist", whi...
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