Miss America

For the third straight year, Miss New York was crowned the winner of the Miss America Pageant. Kira Kazantsev, 23, walked away with the coveted title last night at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall. Kazantsev, an aspiring lawyer, was born to Russian immigrants.

It is the 2nd straight year that a foreigner has been crowned Miss America. Last year's winner, Nina Davuluri, was born to Hindu Telugu parents.

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Rae Dawn Chong will not be invited as a guest on Oprah's 'Behind the Scenes' any time soon. The 'Color Purple' star badmouthed Oprah in a scandalous radio interview with Matty P's Radio Happy Hour.

Stopping short of calling Oprah a narcissist, Chong said, "The thing that’s really great about Oprah, that you can’t take away from her, is that she is a great brown noser. If you were in a room with her, she will pick the most powerful person and she will become best friends with them.”

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Jada Pinkett-Smith and children

Jada Pinkett-Smith used her social network account to explore the question "Are we bullying our young artists?"

Smith, 41, is the mother of two highly visible young artists, Jaden Smith, 14, a rapper, and Willow Smith, 12, a former singer who retired to just be a kid.

"Is it okay to continually attack and criticize a famous 19 year old who is simply trying to build a life, exercise his talents while figuring out what manhood and fame is all about," says, referring to Justin Beiber, who cancelled a concert after his bizarre behavior was criticized in the media last week.

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