James Franco Admits Trying to Pick Up Teen On Instagram

James Franco

35-year-old “Child of God” actor James Franco made headlines yesterday for trying to pick up an 18-year-old girl on Instagram. Scottish tourist Lucy Clode met the star while he signed autographs outside a theater. Franco contacted her on Instagram when she tagged him in a photo of herself posing near the actor. Clode later posted screen caps of Franco’s urgent IG messages on Imgur.com after the actor contacted her on IG and invited her to his hotel room for an intimate rendezvous.

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Petition Protests ‘Racist’ New Army Hair Regulations

New Army Hair Regulations Racist, Petition Says

The military’s efforts to regulate unkempt Afrocentric hairstyles is drawing flack from natural hair enthusiasts.

The Army’s new regulations ban twists, cornrows and dreadlocks or dreads. The Army prepared a poster illustrated with photos of the banned hairstyles in an amendment to Army Regulation 670-1. The new rules go into effect on Monday.

TV One’s Roland Martin (“News One Now”) joined a panel of black female current and former soldiers to debate the Army’s ban on Afrocentric hairstyles.

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Ne-Yo to Usain Bolt: Do Not Bring ‘Dagger’ to America

Usain Bolt daggering dance

Olympic gold medal sprinter Usain Bolt is all over the news lately thanks to his unique brand of dirty dancing called ‘Dagger’ or ‘Daggering’. The dance, which simulates a modified missionary position, has not exactly caught fire in America — and for good reason, says American singer/songwriter Ne-Yo.

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Wendy Williams Under Fire for Comments About Transgender Male Athlete

Wendy Williams Chlie Jonsson

Talk Diva Wendy Williams does not bite her tongue when discussing highly controversial subjects on her TV show.

Last week, The Wendy Williams Show took on the controversy surrounding transgender athlete Chloie Jonsson, who filed a lawsuit against CrossFit for excluding him from a woman’s competition because he was born a male.

Williams invited a panel of media personalities to sit down and discuss the lawsuit.

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Artist Receives Death Threats for Portraying World Leaders in Drag

World leaders in drag

An unknown artist who calls himself Saint Hoax is receiving death threats for his latest art project.

The project titled “War Drags You Out,” features a series of digital illustrations of world leaders in drag.

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Florida judge gives blind man his guns back after he shot and killed a drinking buddy

John Wayne Rogers

A judge in Seminole County, in Sanford, Florida — the city where Trayvon Martin was killed — returned 2 guns to a blind man who shot another man in the chest, killing him, after a long drinking session in March 2012, The Orlando Sentinel reports.

Judge John Galluzo ruled that John Wayne Rogers, who is legally blind, was justified in shooting his drinking buddy under the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law.

The dead man was shot “once in the chest with a .308 Remington assault rifle from a distance of 18 inches or less.”

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Vindictive Beyonce Crops Farrah Franklin and Michelle Williams Out of Instagram Photo

Beyonce Crops Destiny's Child Members Out of IG Photo

Is there no limit to Beyonce’s evil vindictiveness? After facing severe backlash from her rabid Stans for cropping fellow band member and 2nd lead singer Kelly Rowland out of a tribute photo to Aaliyah last month, Beyonce has done it again.

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