Jack Osbourne, the 26-year-old son of rock musician Ozzy Osbourne and music manager Sharon Osbourne, has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

Other celebrities afflicted with the nerve disorder include actress Lola Falana, the late comic Richard Pryor, and R&B singer Tamia.

MS is a disease in which the body's immune system attacks its own nerve cells by eating away at the sheath that protects the nerves similar to the insulation coating covering electrical wires in your home.

Once the protective coating on the nerve is damaged, the flow of electricity from the brain to the body is interrupted.

People with severe cases of multiple sclerosis may lose the ability to walk or speak, according to the Mayo Clinic.

There is no cure for multiple sclerosis. But with medication and therapy the debilitating symptoms of MS may be alleviated, delayed or controlled (for a long period time). 40% of people with MS reach the 70th year of life. The main cause of death of people with MS is suicide.

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Dennis Byron of Hip Hop Enquirer blog reports that last Friday, Jason Geter (founder and CEO Grand Hustle Recordings) and Bu Thiam held a private event at the Mandarin Hotel (John Travolta's Hangout spot) to celebrate both of their accomplishments in the music business.

As you may already know Bu is VP at Def Jam Records, where he A&R'd Kanye and Jay Z's Watch The Throne album. He also dates Diana Ross' daughter Tracee Ellis Ross.

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A Hoboken, NJ woman who was injured during the wild bottle throwing melee at WiP Nightclub plans to sue for injuries she says she suffered.

According to the NY Daily News, Lucy Pavlovsky, 24, suffered two cuts -- one each on her arm and hand -- during the Thursday morning brawl. Her injuries required 12 stitches to close.

“My plan is to sue anybody who threw a bottle, anybody who created that dangerous atmosphere,” Pavlovsky’s lawyer, Javier Solano, said Sunday.

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The Florida state attorney's office has released a treasure trove of 'discovery' in the George Zimmerman 2nd degree murder case. The booty includes 6 jail house phone calls between Shellie Zimmerman and George Zimmerman, who is accused of gunning down 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last February in Sanford, Florida.

On one of the tapes Zimmerman is heard joking about wearing a hoodie while hiding in a car after leaving jail in April. The 'hoodie' remark is believe to be a reference to the item of clothing that Trayvon wore as he walked through the rain to his father's friend's home in a gated community.

Zimmerman spotted Trayvon and called 911 to report him as "suspicious" because he was wearing a hoodie.

"We could have two cars, we could have two rented cars," Zimmerman told his wife during the April 16 phone call.

Zimmerman joked about wearing a disguise inside the vehicle, "Well, I have my hoodie," he said.

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Neighbors of Rodney King, the man whose videotaped beating by LAPD officers sparked the LA Riots, say they heard a "commotion" coming from his Rialto, California home the night before he was found dead Sunday morning.

According to TMZ sources, King's fiancée Cynthia Kelley found him at the bottom of his pool Sunday. He was pronounced dead at 6:11 AM.

Law enforcement sources say Rialto PD will open a drowning investigation, but so far there are no signs of foul play.

Neighbor Sandra Garcia told the LA Times she heard the sounds of sobbing coming from the home Saturday night. "There was a lot of moaning and crying," she said.

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Sportswear giant Adidas is catching heat for "promoting slavery" by manufacturing 'shackle shoes' trainers.

The JS Roundhouse mids feature the LA Lakers' orange and purple colors with orange cuffs links that are similar to the shackles worn by Africans during the lucrative slave trade in the south.

The promotional copy for the shoe ads posted on Facebook reads: "Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?"

But activists and Facebook users reacted with anger at the premise of Adidas promoting slavery with the shackle shoes.

More than 2000 Facebook users labeled the shoes "offensive" and referred to Adidas as "ignorant" for the insensitive promotional campaign.

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Happy Father's Day to all the real daddies and to the brothas who are father's to other men's sons!

If you are a single man with no children, please take the time to show love to a fatherless boy instead of hanging out on the corner. You would be his hero and it would mean so much to his world.

Shannon Brown, of the Phoenix Suns, with stepsons Rocko and Romelo

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Gossip website TMZ.com is reporting Rodney King has died at age 47.

According to TMZ sources, King's fiancée found him dead at the bottom of a pool Sunday morning. He was pronounced dead at 6:11 AM.

Law enforcement sources say Rialto PD will open a drowning investigation, but so far there are no signs of foul play.

The acquittal of four LAPD officers accused in the videotaped beating of King sparked the 1992 Los Angeles riots that left 53 dead and thousands more injured. 4,000 National Guardsmen were called out to help put an end to 6 days of violence and looting.

King, who had past convictions for assault, battery and robbery, made an impassioned plea to rioters, included his now famous quote: "Can't we all just get along?"

In 2009 King was awarded $3.8 in a settlement for violating his civil rights. He became engaged to one of the jurors who awarded him the money. In 2007 King was shot multiple times in the face, arms, back and torso during a domestic dispute.

King was in and out of jail in recent years. He reportedly died penniless.

TMZ.com reports Yvette Wilson, one of the stars of "Moesha," died Thursday following a long battle with cervical cancer. She was 48.

Wilson, played Moesha's friend Andell Wilkerson through 5 seasons of the hit show -- and she played the same role in the spinoff "The Parkers."

Wilson's cancer was Stage 4 when she passed away.

Her "Moesha" co-star Shar Jackson tweeted, "F*ck Cancer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh God. My heart is soooo unbelievably broken. I wanna thank all my tweeties for their prayers but God has chosen to take my sister Yvette home."