Liam Neeson

Actor Liam Neeson ignited a firestorm of controversy on social media after he described seeking revenge on "some Black bastard" when he found out a friend had been brutally raped.

"I asked, did she know who it was? No," Neeson recalled. "What color were they? She said it was a Black person."

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Geoffrey Owens

There is a lesson to be learned after former 'Cosby Show' star Geoffrey Owens was shamed on social media and on Fox News for bagging groceries at a Trader Joe's in New Jersey last week.

A lesbian couple took photos of the 57-year-old actor bagging groceries, and they uploaded the photos to social media.

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Alee Chery

Today's Morning Wood is actor and model Alee Chery, 28. Alee was born in Miami, Florida, but raised in New York for most of his life. The middle child of three children, Alee grew up watching foreign movies and classics films with his stepfather.

His biological father is a well-known actor in Miami's Haitian community. He even appeared in an episode of Miami Vice.

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Mark Salling has died

Actor Mark Salling killed himself months after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. Salling, who played Noah "Puck" Puckett on the TV series Glee, was found dead near his home on Tuesday. He was 35.

In a previous suicide attempt, Salling slit both wrists less than two months before pleading guilty to downloading 50,000 child abuse images on his computer in October.

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Kanye West, Sttering K Brown

Musician Kanye West, left, and award-winning actor Sterling K. Brown, 41, were spotted out and about on the west coast on Monday. Kanye, 40, was all smiles outside his Calabasas office several days after the arrival of his newborn daughter, Chicago West, via a surrogate. The father-of-3 was in a jovial mood as he strolled past the paparazzi, wearing a blue plaid jacket with attached blue hoodie, dark grey pants and a pair of his Yeezy Season 2 crepe sole canvas combat boots (retail $550).

Photos by BACKGRID

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Robert Guillaume

Actor Robert Guillaume passed away Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 89. A rep told the Associated Press that Guillaume had been battling prostate cancer.

Guillaume, whose real name is Robert Peter Williams, gained fame as the sharp-witted butler on ABC's Soap and the spin-off Benson.

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<p>British actor <strong>Idris Elba</strong> may not be the next James Bond, but he is the next best thing.</p>
<p>Elba, 43, was <a href=knighted an Officer of the British Empire by Prince William in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Elba received the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire award for his excellence in acting drama.

Elba is pictured above with his elegant mom.

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The soft spoken Baltimore drug dealer who portrayed the Deacon in HBO's hit TV series "The Wire" has died.

"Little" Melvin Williams passed away on Thursday after losing his battle with cancer.

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Lee Daniels

Last night, the ambitious drama/musical 'Empire' debuted on FOX. In one of the flashback scenes, Lucious Lyon (played by Terrence Howard) beats his 6-year-old son for wearing his mother's feminine things. The flashback was based on 'Empire' writer and director Lee Daniels' emotionally troubled childhood.

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Columbus short

Former Scandal actor Columbus Short was back in the news yesterday. A bench warrant was issued for his arrest after Short missed a court hearing on felony battery charges stemming from a fight in March. But Short had a good excuse for not attending the hearing: he missed his flight from Atlanta.

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