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He said: "When you hear about slavery for 400 years". "Is it me, or is that n***** Kanye West one of the n****** from "Get Out"?" he said, echoing the views of many before him. After his TMZ appearance, West took to Twitter to defend himself. "I will not allow my tongue to be cut". West talked to TMZ about some of the subjects the interview focused on, including his opioid addiction, which began after doctors prescribed him painkillers after a liposuction surgery in 2016.
  • Swedish Academy postpones 2018 Nobel Literature Prize after sexual assault scandal

    Swedish Academy postpones 2018 Nobel Literature Prize after sexual assault scandal

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    The scandal has stirred speculation in the media about the fate of the literature prize, which was given to British author Kazuo Ishiguro previous year and to USA singer-songwriter Bob Dylan in 2016. The Swedish Academy said that sex abuse allegations and other issues within its ranks had "tarnished" the body's reputation. She has since quit, as have the academy's head and four other members.
  • Kane Leads Race To Become Knox County Mayor

    Kane Leads Race To Become Knox County Mayor

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    Said the WWE , which also was in his corner of the ring: "It looks like @KaneWWE is on his way to being the next mayor of Knox County , Tennessee!" The former wrestler, turned politician, has won the county's Republican primary by 17 votes , meaning he will be the party's primary candidate for office against the Democrat candidate.
  • Ric Ocasek, Paulina Porizkova Have Been Separated For A Year

    Ric Ocasek, Paulina Porizkova Have Been Separated For A Year

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    The sad-but-sweet Instagram announcement compared their family, which includes two sons, to a well-built vehicle that can drive anywhere. "When the four of us are together, we can go wherever the road takes us". Ric Ocasek and his wife Paulina Porizkova pose at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, "The Model As Muse: Embodying Fashion" in New York, May 4, 2009.
  • Kimmy Schmidt Gets a New Job (and Song!) in Season 4 Premiere

    Kimmy Schmidt Gets a New Job (and Song!) in Season 4 Premiere

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    Prepare to bid farewell to Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt . The just-released first look for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's fourth season on Netflix suggests that, yes, it's startup time for Kimmy . But even into its third season, things felt like they were slowing down, narratively, with the series. Fey, Carlock, Jeff Richmond ( 30 Rock ) and David Miner ( 30 Rock , Brooklyn Nine-Nine) serve as executive producers.
  • Rihanna on Drake:

    Rihanna on Drake: "We don't have a friendship now"

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    When one commenter complimented her "tiger stripes", referring to her bikini, Rihanna mistook their meaning to be a reference to her stretch marks, and replied "I got stretch marks but that's the sun" with a laughing emoji. I know that already about myself. "I learned how to contour when I gained weight, believe it or not", she proclaims whilst applying her Fenty Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation all over her face alongside the Match Stix Matte Skinsticks to help ...
  • Get ready to raise your glass, P!nk is coming to SA

    Get ready to raise your glass, P!nk is coming to SA

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    When do P!nk 2019 tickets go on sale and what is the presale code? Citi cardmembers can also access pre-sale tickets . Ticket prices start at $43.75 and go on sale Friday, May 11 at 10 a.m. Pop icon Pink will have a concert in Jacksonville in March 2019. In a review of Pink's recent performance at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Melissa Ruggieri of AJC praised the glitzy production values and Pink's ability to entertain.
  • Justin Thomas helped a golf fan pull off a surprise wedding proposal

    Justin Thomas helped a golf fan pull off a surprise wedding proposal

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    During the informal meet-and-greet, Thomas chatted up fan Sean Powell - whom he had previously met - and helped him propose to his girlfriend, Andrea Cota. "He's my favorite golfer", Powell said, "and so I sent him a message, and five minutes later he sent a message back saying, 'I want to help you out.' I nearly threw my phone".
  • Amazon.com's (AMZN) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at Morningstar

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    The institutional investor held 49,174 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $57.51M, down from 49,496 at the end of the previous reported quarter. $2.90M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) for 1,735 shares. Wealth Architects Llc, which manages about $529.39 million and $305.71 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Vanguard Index Fds (VTV) by 4,124 shares to 20,307 shares, valued at $2.16 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing.
  • Tim Allen teases possible return of 'Last Man Standing'

    Tim Allen teases possible return of 'Last Man Standing'

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    The show's studio, 20th Century Fox TV, has been speaking with the cast and creative team, and Allen is said to have signed on for the potential revival. Politics aside, you have to think that if that network had paired up Roseanne and Last Man Standing they would have one of the most-formidable family-comedy pairs in all of television.
  • Bill Cosby's wife Camille slams his guilty verdict as 'mob justice'

    Bill Cosby's wife Camille slams his guilty verdict as 'mob justice'

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    Camille Cosby said her husband's sexual assault trial was tantamount to the infamously martyred teen Emmett Till and other black men who are routinely and falsely accused of rape by White women. Cosby's life", her statement said. Cosby's lawyers told the jury during his retrial that he was not a criminal, but rather a "lonely and troubled" philanderer.
  • Jay-Z Subpoenaed By SEC For Testimony In Fraud Case

    Jay-Z Subpoenaed By SEC For Testimony In Fraud Case

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    Jay-Z has wide-ranging business affairs, stretching from Tidal (a streaming service that has issued equity to other artists) to sports management to brand endeavors, but the SEC is interested in his relationship with Iconix Brand Group , a public apparel company.
  • Meek Mill Lands New Criminal Justice Reform Docuseries Following Prison Release

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    Meek Mill was joined at a Thursday morning press conference in Center City by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, Rep. Dwight Evans and Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin. This triggered a series investigations, which will be explored in this documentary series. Meek Mill says he made a commitment to speak for the voiceless which is other inmates now trapped by the criminal justice system.