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Lena Dunham Apologizes After Defending 'Girls' Writer Accused of Sexual Assault

Lena Dunham Apologizes After Defending 'Girls' Writer Accused of Sexual Assault
Lena Dunham has issued an apology after she came under intense scrutiny online after she publicly defended a former Girls writer who has been accused of sexual assault.

“As feminists, we live and die by our politics, and believing women is the first choice we make every single day when we wake up,” Dunham wrote on Twitter. “Therefore I never thought I would issue a statement publicly supporting someone accused to sexual assault but I naively believed it was important to share my perspective on my friend’s situation as it has transpired being the scenes over the last few months.
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Tyrese Gibson Speaks Out After 50/50 Custody Ruling: ‘Today Is a Win for Our Daughter’

Tyrese Gibson Speaks Out After 50/50 Custody Ruling: ‘Today Is a Win for Our Daughter’
Tyrese Gibson is celebrating after being granted 50/50 custody of his 10-year-old daughter in his tumultuous court battle with ex-wife Norma Mitchell Gibson.

The 38-year-old Fast & Furious star posted an emotional gallery of photos of himself and daughter Shayla to Instagram on Saturday, explaining in the caption that he ruling was not a win for him, it was “a win for our daughter, Shayla, who unfortunately has been exposed to tension, private and public embarrassment and growing up and feeling torn between parents who are no longer married.”

“It is a win because she gets to spend equal time with both
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David Cassidy Hospitalized in Critical Condition With Organ Failure

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David Cassidy Hospitalized in Critical Condition With Organ Failure
“Partridge Family” star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in critical condition and placed in a medically induced coma, as his organs are shutting down, his rep confirms. According to TMZ, Cassidy was rushed to a Florida hospital a few days ago and his condition has been rapidly declining. Their source tells them that the former teen heartthrob’s kidneys are failing and that he needs a liver transplant soon or he could die. In February, Cassidy made public his battle with dementia and announced he would retire from touring as a musician to concentrate on his health.
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AC/DC Malcolm Young Dead at 64

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AC/DC Malcolm Young Dead at 64
Malcolm Young, the co-found of the legendary rock group AC/DC has died. Young had been suffering from dementia for several years and it appears the condition contributed to his death. The band says Malcolm died Saturday peacefully with his family by his bedside. Malcolm was the rhythm guitarist who founded the group with his brother Angus Young in 1973. The legendary band produced a string of monster hits, including "Highway to Hell," "Back in Black,
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Lena Dunham Slammed for Defending ‘Girls’ Writer Accused of Rape

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Lena Dunham Slammed for Defending ‘Girls’ Writer Accused of Rape
Lena Dunham came to the defense of a “Girls” writer accused of rape on Friday, and some Twitter users have called her out for choosing to support the alleged perpetrator over his female accuser. “Never call yourself an advocate for women again because you’ve just proven that you are Not,” one user wrote. Several others dug up a tweet of Dunham’s from August in which she said women do not lie about rape. The backlash came after Dunham spoke out against actress Aurora Perrineau, who filed a police report on Friday saying she did not consent to sex with “Girls” writer Murray.
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Ryan Seacrest Denies Misconduct Allegations Brought Against Him By Former Stylist

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Ryan Seacrest Denies Misconduct Allegations Brought Against Him By Former Stylist
Ryan Seacrest is denying the misconduct allegations that have been brought against him by a former wardrobe stylist.

In a statement obtained by People on Friday, the Live with Kelly and Ryan co-host says the claims that he “behaved inappropriately toward” a female stylist, who he previously worked with almost 10 years ago at E! News, are “reckless.”

“Recently, someone that worked as a wardrobe stylist for me nearly a decade ago at E! News, came forward with a complaint suggesting I behaved inappropriately toward her. If I made her feel anything but respected, I am truly sorry. I dispute these
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Harry Styles, Miguel and More Performers Announced For Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Harry Styles, Miguel and More Performers Announced For Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show has its performers!

Four musical acts will take the stage in Shanghai, China, for the big event next week.

"We started booking our musical guests months ago when Harry Styles, international superstar, signed on," Ed Razek, executive producer of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and chief creative officer of Victoria’s Secret said in a statement to Et. "Also appearing are Grammy award-winning artist Miguel, Tony award-winning star of Hamilton Leslie Odom Jr., and Chinese sensation Jane Zhang. We are incredibly thrilled to have them with us."
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2017 American Music Awards: 5 Things You Need to Know Before the Big Show

2017 American Music Awards: 5 Things You Need to Know Before the Big Show
One of the biggest nights in music is just a day away!  With the 2017 American Music Awards airing Sunday night, the stars are quite literally aligning at the Microsoft Theater to celebrate the best of the year's hitmakers.  This year, Bruno Mars leads the nominated pack with eight nods, including top nominations for Artist of the Year and Video of the Year. Meanwhile, The Chainsmokers, Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd all follow with five nominations each.  Meanwhile, Ama newcomers like James ArthurNiall HoranJulia MichaelsPost Malone and Rae Sremmurd are all celebrating their first honors this years as nominees for "New...
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Lil Peep’s Brother Calls His Death an ‘Accident’: He Was ‘Super Happy with Where He Was in Life’

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Lil Peep’s Brother Calls His Death an ‘Accident’: He Was ‘Super Happy with Where He Was in Life’
News of Lil Peep’s death shocked fans and ignited a conversation on addiction and mental health, but his older brother Karl Åhr, who goes by Oskar, wants to set the record straight that there was more to the rapper than his drug use and the persona he portrayed to the public.

Peep (real name Gustav Åhr), who was a rising star in the hip-hop and emo scene, died on Wednesday at the age of 21 ahead of a scheduled show in Tucson, Arizona due to a likely overdose on Xanax, according to Tucson Police. Oskar says that the pill Peep
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Gabby Douglas Apologizes for Comments Towards Aly Raisman: ‘I Am Deeply Sorry’

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Gabby Douglas Apologizes for Comments Towards Aly Raisman: ‘I Am Deeply Sorry’
Gabby Douglas is backtracking on a comment that suggested women should dress modestly to avoid enticing “the wrong crowd”, which she made following Aly Raisman‘s criticism of victim shamers.

The three-time Olympic gold medalist shared an apology on Twitter Friday, writing, “i didn’t correctly word my reply & i am deeply sorry for coming off like i don’t stand alongside my teammates.”

She continued, “regardless of what you wear, abuse under any circumstance is never acceptable. i am With you. #metoo.”
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Eddie Van Halen, Paul Stanley and More React to the Death of AC/DC's Malcolm Young

Eddie Van Halen, Paul Stanley and More React to the Death of AC/DC's Malcolm Young
The music industry is mourning the loss of Malcolm Young.

The AC/DC guitarist and co-founder died on Saturday, the band announced on Facebook, with Young's brother, Angus, writing that it was "hard to express in words what he has meant to me during my life."

"The bond we had was unique and very special," Angus explained. "He leaves behind an enormous legacy that will live on forever. Malcolm, job well done."

Stars and music legends took to social media to share their condolences and pay tribute to the rock icon.
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Jennifer Hudson’s Ex Asks Judge to Remove Protective Order So He Can Spend Thanksgiving with Son

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Jennifer Hudson’s Ex Asks Judge to Remove Protective Order So He Can Spend Thanksgiving with Son
Jennifer Hudson and her ex-fiancé David Otunga have launched legal action against one another in their custody dispute over 8-year-old son David Jr.

Hudson, 36, announced the end of her ten-year relationship to Otunga, 37, exclusively to People on Thursday. The star was also granted an emergency order of protection from the former wrestler. In her request for the order, she accused him of ongoing harassing and threatening behavior and claimed he once pushed her inside their home.

On Friday, Otunga’s lawyer filed court documents to request that Hudson’s protective order be thrown out. Otunga and Hudson’s next court
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Taylor Swift's Paparazzi Proofing Her Historic Beverly Hills Mansion

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Taylor Swift's literally putting up walls all around her, turning an historic landmark home into her own personal fortress that will be impenetrable to cameras -- if all goes according to her plan. Taylor obtained permits to block visibility to her Beverly Hills mansion ... including putting up a 6.5 ft tall cinder block wall by her front porch and a 7 ft high retaining wall by her tennis court. She also upgraded and remodeled her front gate -- emphasis on "up.
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Lee Daniels Says a Gay Rapper Topping The Charts Will Happen Soon

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[[tmz:video id="0_98lfajx2"]] Lee Daniels thinks his hit show "Empire" has helped cure hip-hop's homophobia and it won't be long before a gay rapper dominates the real charts. Daniels was on "Larry King Live" this week where he told King he thinks his show has "made gays okay” in the hip-hop world. For those who don't watch Empire... a big part of the plotline is the relationship struggle between hip-hop mogul Lucious Lyon and his gay son, Jamal,
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Deontay Wilder Says Anthony Joshua Negotiations 'Definitely' Underway

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[[tmz:video id="0_00idi4du"]] Deontay Wilder says official negotiations to get him and Anthony Joshua in the ring are "most definitely" underway ... and it's only a matter of time before the world's top 2 heavyweights throw down. "My people have met their people and they're actually gonna meet again as well, too. It's getting closer," Wilder told the guys on the TMZ Sports TV show. But there's a catch -- Deontay says Joshua is probably gonna take "a warm-up fight
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Ruben Studdard Gives American Idol Advice to NFL's Marvin Jones

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[[tmz:video id="0_ri373tx3"]] Detroit Lions star Marvin Jones listen up ... sure you might've killed your "American Idol" audition like O.J. in his prime, but that doesn't mean you're gonna win the show ... Unless You Listen To Ruben Studdard Right Now. We got Studdard, America's "Velvet Teddy Bear" and 'Idol' Season 2 champion, at Lax and asked him to rate Marvin's audition, and give him a little advice for the journey to the top. First off, Ruben
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Blac Youngsta Crashes McDonald's Late Night, Gets Manager Fired

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[[tmz:video id="0_03kartpy"]] Blac Youngsta got a serious case of the late night munchies after a North Carolina gig, hopped a McDonald's drive-thru line and set off a string of hijinks that cost the night manager his job.  The rapper hit up a Mickey D's last weekend in Raleigh, and even though it was only serving at the drive-thru ... the manager opened the doors wide when he recognized Youngsta and his crew.  That's when the trouble began -- dancing on counters,
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Ufc's T.J. Dillashaw to Cody Garbrandt: Jean-Claude Van Damme Can't Help You!

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[[tmz:video id="0_fcccwzb9"]] T.J. Dillashaw says Cody Garbrandt can get as many lessons from Jean-Claude Van Damme as he wants ... 'cause not even "The Kickboxer" can make him the better fighter.  We told the T.J. -- the Ufc bantamweight champ -- about sensei Jcvd's trip to Cody's training center in Sacramento ... where he schooled Garbrandt, Urijah Faber and other fighters on the art of the kick. Dillashaw thought that was pretty cool, but straight-up laughed at
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Diddy Loses Brother Love Trademark to Nashville Rocker

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Diddy -- aka the man of a thousand names -- is gonna run into some issues if he wants to go slapping his new Brother Love alter ego on music and merch because there's already another Bl in the game. [[tmz:video id="0_bkk2xujf"]] Rocker Larry Florman has been using the Brother Love alias since 2000 and has released 2 albums under the name. Florman told us he's shocked that he's the first to go after the trademark, considering he only
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The Miz: I'm King in WWE, Not Brock Lesnar

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[[tmz:video id="0_07mi7yj4"]] Brock Lesnar's good and all ... but he ain't an Mvp WWE superstar like, say, The Miz -- this according to The Miz. Here's the deal ... we got Miz chillin' in the Big Apple, and asked him to pick the winner of this weekend's "Survivor Series" main event -- Lesnar vs. A.J. Styles. Miz went with Brock 'cause they wrestle on the same show -- "Monday Night Raw" -- but made 1 thing very clear ... "He
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