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February 14, 2014

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Drake Apologizes to Philip Seymour Hoffman's Family Over Rolling Stone Rant

February 14, 2014 15:35:46 GMT


Drake tweeted and then regretted. The rapper has issued an apology for the remark he made against Rolling Stone magazine for replacing his cover with late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's and for printing an incorrect quote of him about Kanye West.

Drake received backlash when he shared his feelings about the magazine on Twitter. He wrote, "They also took my cover from me last minute and ran the issue. I'm disgusted with that. RIP to Phillip Seymour Hoffman. All respect due. But the press is evil. I'm done doing interviews for magazines. I just want to give my music to the people. That's the only way my message gets across accurately." The tweets were later removed.
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Avicii Premieres Bonnie and Clyde Music Video for 'Addicted to You'

February 14, 2014 15:18:47 GMT


Swedish DJ Avicii premieres the music video of his new single "Addicted to You" on Valentine's day. Inspired by Bonnie and Clyde story, the video is packed with nudity, gun violence and romance between two women.

The video began with a waitress, played by Swedish actress Madeleine Martin, waiting for her partner, played by fellow Swedish actress Hedda Stiernstedt, to give the cue. The women then robbed the bar and drove away. They were revealed as lesbian lovers, the kind of uncommon relationship during the period, and kissed while robbing a bank. The video ended with tragic scene.
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Report: Niall Horan Splits From Victoria's Secret Model Barbara Palvin

February 14, 2014 14:54:55 GMT


Niall Horan is back on the single saddle. The 20-year-old One Direction member has reportedly split from his Victoria's Secret model girlfriend Barbara Palvin after only a few months of dating.

Horan and Palvin's romance began late last year but it fizzled out due to long distance. Horan was recovering from an operation to treat his injured knee while the 20-year-old model traveled around the world to do modeling work.
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Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen Grace Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

February 14, 2014 09:06:07 GMT


Nina Agdal, Lily Aldridge and Chrissy Teigen show off their slim body on the cover of Sports Illustrated 2014 swimsuit issue. Celebrating the magazine's 50th anniversary, the trio are featured together on the front page wearing only bikini bottoms.

Agdal stands on the left side, wearing an orange bottom while her hand runs through her blonde hair. Aldridge stands in the middle with her right hand resting on Teigen's waist. Wearing a pink bottom, Teigen puts her left hand on Agdal's back side. They look at the camera while flashing smiles.
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Lifetime Cancels 'Drop Dead Diva' Again

February 14, 2014 09:03:43 GMT


Lifetime is killing "Drop Dead Diva" yet again. The network has announced that the upcoming sixth season will be the last for the fantasy, comedy series, which was resurrected last March after briefly canceled earlier the same year.

Lifetime brought back the Brooke Elliott-starring legal drama series for a fifth season which debuted in June. The cable channel later renewed it for 13-episode season 6, which will launch March 23 with a two-hour premiere.
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CW Renews 'Supernatural', 'The Vampire Diaries' and More

February 14, 2014 08:44:16 GMT


The CW announces that it has renewed several dramas for the 2014-2015 season. "Supernatural", "The Vampire Diaries", "The Originals", "Arrow" and "Reign" are all set to return to the network following impressive ratings during their current runs.

CW president Mark Pedowitz made the exciting announcement. "This season we've had great success with our new hit series 'The Originals' paired with 'Supernatural', giving us our best Tuesday nights in years," he said in a statement.
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'12 Years a Slave' Dominates Winner List of Black Reel Awards

February 14, 2014 08:33:39 GMT


"12 Years a Slave" was a big winner at the 14th Annual Black Reel Awards held Thursday, February 13 in Washington D.C. The slavery drama bagged eight prizes, including the coveted Outstanding Motion Picture award.

Lead star Chiwetel Ejiofor won the Outstanding Actor. He brought home another trophy, Outstanding TV Movie Actor, through his role on BBC's "Dancing on Edge". His co-star Lupita Nyong'o also earned two: Outstanding Supporting Actress and Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female.
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Ashley Olsen Reportedly Dating 'Moneyball' Director Bennett Miller

February 14, 2014 08:14:55 GMT


Ashley Olsen apparently has found new love after splitting from businessman David Schulte. Multiple sources have told Us Weekly that the former child star is seeing "Moneyball" director Bennett Miller, who is 20 years her senior.

Olsen and Miller were seen together in the funeral of Philip Seymour Hoffman last week. Miller was a close friend of the late actor. He directed 2005's movie "Capote" which helped Hoffman win a Best Actor trophy.
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Video: Britney Spears Performs 'Alien' for the First Time at Las Vegas Show

February 14, 2014 07:55:39 GMT


Britney Spears added a new song to the setlist of her Las Vegas show "Piece of Me" on Wednesday night, February 12. For the first time since kicking off her two-year residency in late December, the singer treated the crowd at the Planet Hollywood with the live performance of "Alien".

In a video taken and uploaded on YouTube by a fan, Spears is seen keeping the performance simple and nice. The star, who recently dyed her hair brown, sings the song while sitting on a chair in front of the audience before walking down the catwalk.
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Fiance of Julia Roberts' Half-Sister Breaks Silence After Her Death

February 14, 2014 07:29:29 GMT


John Dilbeck, the fiance of Julia Roberts' half-sister Nancy Motes who was found dead of apparent drug overdose on Sunday, February 9, has released a statement following the tragedy. In the statement, Dilbeck stated that his late fiancee loved her family.

"John Dilbeck and his extended family would like to express their heartfelt condolences to all of Nancy Motes' family and friends," the statement read. "We loved her dearly and will miss her always. Please know that the words she wrote in online venues were those of someone in pain who loved her family and longed for a closer bond with them."
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Alec Baldwin to Guest Star on 'Law and Order: SVU'

February 14, 2014 07:27:12 GMT


Alec Baldwin will return to NBC after "30 Rock" wrapped up in January 2013. The actor is set to guest star on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", a representative for the show has confirmed the sccop first reported by E! News.

The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor's role is still kept under wraps, but it's said that he will appear in an episode which marks series regular Mariska Hargitay's directorial debut. The said episode is expected to air in March.
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Kendall Jenner Bares Her Breasts at Marc Jacobs Fashion Show

February 14, 2014 07:10:13 GMT


Kendall Jenner made a shocking appearance at her major runway debut Thursday, February 13. The teen star of "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" showed off her nipples when modeling clothes for Marc Jacobs at the New York Fashion Week taking place at the NY State Armory.

Kendall, 18, walked down the runway in a long-sleeved see-through top with deep V neckline and a wide-legged crop pants during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014. She completed her look with brown boots, a matching purse, and bandanna to keep her straight bob hair out of her face.
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Karen O Set to Perform 'The Moon Song' From 'Her' Movie at Oscars

February 14, 2014 07:07:54 GMT


Karen O is the latest musician who has been added to the line-up of performers at the upcoming Academy Awards. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs' frontwoman is set to sing her track called "The Moon Song" at the event that will be held on March 2.

The song was co-written by O and Spike Jonze for acclaimed movie "Her", which was directed by the latter. Earlier this week, the songstress released a new version of the track featuring Vampire Weekend's lead singer Ezra Koenig.
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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Playfully Insult Each Other in Funny Video

February 14, 2014 06:48:18 GMT


A promotional video for a charity which features Ben Affleck and Matt Damon has been released online. Promoting a donation drive, Affleck and Damon end up make fun of each other while encouraging fans to take part in the good cause which will also give a lucky fan a chance to hang out with them.

"And you and a friend could win a trip to Los Angeles and stay at a four star hotel and be our very special guest at a very special Hollywood event," Damon says, while Affleck mentions that "it'd be like a best friend double date." Damon then explains, "It'll be like just us, hanging out, taking selfies, talking about how the Sox are gonna do." The "Pearl Harbour" star adds, "Or, if you have more sophisticated interests, we could talk about 19th century literature or the current state of politics in the Middle East..."
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Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green Welcome Baby Boy No. 2

February 14, 2014 06:24:28 GMT


Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green have a special delivery on Valentine's Day. The former "Transformers" leading lady gave birth to her second child with her actor hubby on Thursday, February 13. According to TooFab, it's another baby boy.

The bundle of joy is the third child for Green. The "Desperate Housewives" actor already has a son, 11-year-old Kassius Lijah, from a previous relationship with actress Vanessa Marcil whom he dated after meeting on the set of "Beverly Hills, 90210".
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Kid Cudi Unveils 'Satellite Flight' Cover Art and Tracklist

February 14, 2014 06:05:11 GMT


Kid Cudi has revealed the cover art and the full tracklist of his upcoming album, "Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon". Designed by the rapper himself, the album cover features his silhouette in front of a constellation of stars.

The tracklist, meanwhile, is unveiled in a photo that was shared via Twitter on Thursday, February 13. The 10 tracks, which include Cudi's collaboration with R&B legend Raphael Saadiq "Balmain Man", are all set to be included in the album's digital edition.
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Video: Inside Shia LaBeouf's '#IAMSORRY' Art Installation

February 14, 2014 05:58:49 GMT


A video that gives a sneak peek inside Shia Labeouf's so-called "#IAMSORRY" art show in Los Angeles has made its round online via Screen Junkies. Wearing a tux with a bowtie and sitting with a paper bag covering his head, the actor didn't say a word when he's confronted by the visitor.

The art show which is part of LaBeouf's apology tour after he was caught red-handed ripping off Daniel Clowes' work for his short film drew comparison to Marina Abramovic's 1974 experiment meant to test the limits of the relationship between performer and audience. The nature of her performance back then was completely in the audience's hands as she was placed on a table of 72 objects like gun and scissor that people were allowed to use in any way they chose.
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'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Lands on Netflix

February 14, 2014 05:06:18 GMT


"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" has found a new home on Netflix. The company has acquired rights to all seasons of the CGI animated television series, including the unaired sixth and final season.

Thirteen episodes of the sixth season as well as the previous five seasons will be available on the streaming service starting March 7. As part of the deal, Netflix also lands director's cuts of seasons 1 through 5 and the 2008 feature film.
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Amber Heard Shares Secret to Stay Fit

February 14, 2014 04:58:06 GMT


Amber Heard revealed her secret to stay fit in a recent interview to promote her latest movie "3 Days to Kill". In an interview with E! News, the 27-year-old star said that she maintained her slim figure by staying active.

"I'm active. That's the key. I'm not really one to go sit in a gym," she shared. Heard continued, "I get claustrophobic, I guess. I'm lucky though. I live in L.A., so I have a lot of time to be outside and be active. That's what I do."
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Odd Future Axes Plan to Play a Concert With Eminem After Getting Banned From New Zealand

February 14, 2014 04:42:45 GMT


The members of Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All are no longer expected to play a concert in Auckland, New Zealand after they were banned from entering the country. On Thursday, February 13, six members' visas were declined by authorities as they were deemed a threat to public.

Border Operations Manager Karen Urwin said that the authorities made the decision after becoming aware of an incident that happened during an album signing event in Boston back in 2011. At that time, some witnesses claimed the members of the rap group encouraged fans to attack police officers.
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Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Grimsby' Gets Release Date After Switching Studios

February 14, 2014 04:39:22 GMT


Sony Pictures picks up Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming film "Grimsby". The new comedy which was originally developed by the actor's production company at Paramount is now set to make its way out in the United States on July 31, 2015.

Co-written by Cohen, the film revolves around a British black-ops spy whose brother is an idiotic English football hooligan. The "Borat" actor plays the latter character. "Clash of the Titans" helmer Louis Leterrier is expected to direct the pic.
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Bruce Jenner Denies 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Exit Rumors

February 14, 2014 04:25:19 GMT


Bruce Jenner is not leaving "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" despite reports to the contrary. The former track and field athlete himself has denied the speculation that he would quit the show after season 9.

"The reports of me quitting Keeping Up With The Kardashians are completely fabricated," he tells E! News. "I'm currently shooting season nine and look forward to season ten and any future seasons. I love working with my family."
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'The Waltons' Star Ralph Waite Dies at 85

February 14, 2014 04:10:14 GMT


Actor Ralph Waite who played heartwarming father figure on 1970s TV series "The Waltons" has passed away. He was 85. According to Desert Sun, Waite died at his home in South Palm Desert, Calif. on Thursday, February 13 at about 11 A.M.

Waite's longtime friend Jerry Preece told the news outlet that he just arrived at the actor's house when he saw ambulances and Waite's wife Linda. "She just told me she thought he'd passed," Preece said. "We had talked a lot about it...he had been ill on and off lately and had a couple of spells in the hospitals. Everything was just wearing out," Preece continued, adding that Waite died of a "tired heart."
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'Nymphomaniac' Releases New Trailer for Volume 1

February 14, 2014 03:45:45 GMT


"Nymphomaniac" has a special Valentine's Day treat before its U.S. theatrical release this March. A new trailer for the first part of the sexually-charged drama arrives, featuring a lot of flashback scenes that show the sexual adventure of Charlotte Gainsbourg's sex addict character as she recounts her story to her older savior.

In related news, a French TV news channel, I-tele, accidentally aired a hardcore porn scene from Lars Von Trier's erotic movie during daytime hours in a mid-afternoon broadcast. Bosses at the TV station quickly issued an apology, citing a production error.
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Katy Perry Dresses as Cleopatra in 'Dark Horse' Video Teaser

February 14, 2014 03:42:45 GMT


The music video for Katy Perry's latest single "Dark Horse" is arriving soon. To build the anticipation, the singer has previewed the clip that will feature her playing the famous Egyptian beauty Cleopatra.

According to the 30-second trailer, the finished video will tell a tale of "a magic queen in Memphis, Egypt." The short teaser also reveals that "every eclipse, kids would travel from Brooklyn to Babylon to win her heart. If she fell in love, you'd be top dawg. If she didn't, her wrath would leave you whimpering."
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'American Idol' Recap: Viewers Get to Pick the 30th Semifinalist

February 14, 2014 03:32:51 GMT


"American Idol" announced the remaining of the Top 30 on Thursday, February 13, but not without a twist. At the end of the episode, 31 are still in the competition, leaving America to choose the 30th semifinalist.

The episode picked up where the Wednesday episode left off, with revealing the results of Casey Thrasher and C.J. Harris' performances. As many had predicted, both of them survived following their strong performances.
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Rapper Mr. Papers Revealed as Lil' Kim Baby Daddy

February 14, 2014 03:11:46 GMT


The father of Lil' Kim's unborn baby apparently has been revealed. Rapper Mr. Papers, who was first romantically linked to the the "Magic Stick" raptress back in 2012, seemingly admits in an Instagram post that he is the baby's father.

Shortly after Kim's pregnancy made headlines, Mr. Papers posted a snap of himself on the photo-sharing site. "I heard everybody looking for me?????????????????" he wrote. Calling himself "Daddy" on Twitter, the New York-based rapper also retweeted news about Kim's pregnancy as well as congratulatory messages.
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Johnny Depp Supports Fiancee Amber Heard at '3 Days to Kill' Premiere


February 14, 2014 02:52:53 GMT


Johnny Depp accompanied his beautiful fiancee Amber Heard to the premiere of her new movie "3 Days to Kill". The couple got cozy and showed off a rare public display of affection on the red carpet outside the ArcLight Hollywood.

Depp, 50, suited up and donned his signature fedora. Meanwhile, 27-year-old Heard was sizzling in an Alexandre Vauthier black dress with plunging neckline and slash to the thigh. She matched her sexy dress with Christian Louboutin polka dot shoes and a Melissa Kaye Jewelry ring and earrings. A slap of red lipstick and matching nail polish complemented her look.
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Taylor Momsen Goes Completely Nude in The Pretty Reckless' 'Heaven Knows' Video

February 14, 2014 02:51:41 GMT


The Pretty Reckless has unveiled the music video for their "Heaven Knows". Arriving on Thursday, February 13, the clip was filmed in Miami by director Jon J and band member Taylor Momsen.

The video shows Momsen walking alone in a corridor while a group of innocent-looking children are gathering in a smoke-filled room and watching some violent and sex scenes on multiple TV screens. The former "Gossip Girl" star then suddenly rips open her black robe and reveals a black cross that covers her naked body.
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Jim Parsons Tapped to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

February 14, 2014 02:40:49 GMT


"Saturday Night Live" will return on March 1 with Jim Parsons as the host. The Sheldon Cooper of "The Big Bang Theory" is set to make his "SNL" debut in the first episode without Seth Meyers, who bid farewell to the show on February 1.

The three-time Emmy Award winner will be joined by Beck, who will return for his seventh appearance as musical guest. The alternative rock singer/songwriter will be promoting his upcoming album "Morning Phase", which is due out February 25.
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'Lego Movie' Blooper Reel: Batman and Other Animated Character Flub Their Lines

February 14, 2014 02:12:25 GMT


"The Lego Movie" releases an entirely-animated blooper reel that shows the supposed out-takes and mishaps. It features Batman (Will Arnett), Emmet (Chris Pratt), Wyldstyle (Elizabeth Banks), Uni-Kitty (Alison Brie), and Vitruvius (Morgan Freeman).

One out-take left on the cutting room sees Batman, Wyldstyle, and Emmet crashing his flying Lego batmobile into the sun after Batman who is behind the wheel got distracted by Wyldstyle. Two other hilarious scenes show Vitruvius the old wizard falling and forgetting his lines.
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Drake Slams Magazine for Switching His Cover to Philip Seymour Hoffman


February 14, 2014 02:09:47 GMT


Drake is upset after Rolling Stone replaced his cover in favor of Philip Seymour Hoffman and quoted him criticizing Kanye West's raps. The rapper took to Twitter on Thursday, February 13 to set the record straight and vented his frustration over the cover change.

In a Twitter post, Drake denied dissing West in an interview for the spread. "I never commented on Yeezus for my interview portion of Rolling Stone," he wrote, as reported by New York Daily News. The magazine quoted Drake as saying, "There were some real questionable bar on there. Like that 'Swaghili' line? Come on, man. Even Fabolous wouldn't say some s**t like that."
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Fans Urge Netflix to Release 'House of Cards' Season 2 Early Because of Snowstorm

February 14, 2014 02:09:40 GMT


"House of Cards" could help brighten the gloomy day of those trapped indoors due to a snowstorm in the East Coast. Fans have taken to Twitter asking Netflix to release season 2 of the political drama series early while many people, including residents of Washington, D.C., are forced to stay home because of heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain.

"Hey @netflix want to reconsider your release time of @HouseofCards ? DC has a snow day. And let's be real, we are the core viewership," a Twitter user named April Simpkins wrote. Another fan, Phil Lasser, tweeted, "Hey @netflix how about releasing @HouseofCards early in honor of the snow day?"
News > Music News

Nicki Minaj Apologizes for Controversial Malcolm X Cover Art


February 14, 2014 01:57:56 GMT


Nicki Minaj received some backlashes after she unveiled the cover art for her brand new track, "Lookin A** N***a". The controversial artwork features Malcolm X holding a rifle and looking out of the window. The original photo was published in Ebony magazine in 1964

Many people thought that Minaj was being disrespectful for using the civil-right activist's photo as the cover of her provocative song. "I've never in my life seen a black artist openly disrespect Malcolm x like nicki minaj just did," a fan wrote on the social media.
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Rep Confirms Tyrese Gibson Was Denied Visitation With Daughter

February 14, 2014 00:57:40 GMT


A representative of Tyrese Gibson confirmed that he was denied a visitation when he went to his ex-wife Norma Gibson's house to pick up their daughter Shayla on Tuesday, February 11. The "Transformers" star wanted to take their 6-year-old for scheduled visit, but Norma said no because the little girl was sick.

"Norma Gibson, Tyrese's ex-wife, denied him a court custodial order with their daughter Shayla on Feb. 11, 2014," the rep said in a statement to Us Weekly. "Tyrese arrived to pick up Shayla and was denied access by her mother. Mr. Gibson called the police to the scene, and Mrs. Gibson called TMZ."
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Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay Attend 'Winter's Tale' U.K. Premiere

February 14, 2014 00:52:58 GMT


Just a few days after its world premiere in New York City, "Winter's Tale" got a second screening in the United Kingdom. Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay, who play an on-screen couple in the movie, were spotted coming to support the event.

Farrell looked smart in his dark tailored suit without a tie. Brown Findlay, who missed the NYC event before, was dazzling in a Dior Fall 2012 strapless feathered dress with a voluminous bell-shaped skirt. She finished off her look with Louboutin heels and De Beers jewelry.
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Paula Deen Gets Investment Deal After Racial Slur Scandal

February 14, 2014 00:32:51 GMT


Paula Deen's career is looking up again after she landed a $75 million to $100 million investment deal with private-equity firm Najafi Media. The celebrity cook lost many jobs, including a contract with Food Network, and opportunities last year following a racial slur scandal.

In the new business deal, Deen will manage Paula Deen Ventures, which includes her restaurants, cookbooks and cruises among other things, along with CEO Steven Nanula. "I know this is the right decision to lead my team, as we continue to share quality products with my fans - whose love and support have built my brands," Deen said in a statement.
 
 
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