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August 18, 2014

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Britney Spears Caught Lip-Syncing to Sia's Vocals at Las Vegas Show


August 18, 2014 09:32:10 GMT


Britney Spears has once again been caught lip-syncing at her Las Vegas residency. Not only does she mime onstage, this time she's also accused of using the vocals of Sia Furler during the performance of "Perfume".

A fan who goes by Britneysite on Instagram has taken to the photo-sharing site to post a short video taken at Spears' recent show. In the clip, Sia's distinctive vocals are clearly heard while the former Disney star sings along as she walks through the stage.
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Report: Kid Rock Is Going to Be Grandfather

August 18, 2014 09:13:13 GMT


Kid Rock is reportedly going to be a grandfather. According to Us Weekly, Kid's son, Bobby Ritchie Jr., is currently expecting first child with his girlfriend. A source tells the site that the baby is a girl and Bobby's girlfriend has already been pregnant for four months.

Bobby is Kid's child from his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Kelley South Russell. The "Only God Knows Why" crooner won Bobby's custody in 2000, charging Kelley $25 per week in child support. He raised Bobby mostly on his own.
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'Outlander' 1.03 Preview: Claire Accused of Being a Witch

August 18, 2014 09:11:36 GMT


Claire may make a wrong move in the next episode of "Outlander". Possibly wanting to share some of her problems by revealing that she's fallen through time, she gets herself in a new trouble as she's accused of being a witch.

After several weeks of captivity, Claire makes the decision to use her medical skills to aid her escape from Castle Leoch. With Jamie's assistance, she tends to an ill child. And during an evening's entertainment, Jamie translates a bard's tale about the wife of Balnain, giving Claire hope for her freedom and the return to her own time.
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Joan Rivers Says Lea Michele's Dress at 2014 Teen Choice Awards Looks Like 'Porn Star'


August 18, 2014 08:51:49 GMT


Joan Rivers criticized Lea Michele's dress in this week's episode of "Fashion Police". The 81-year-old actress said that Lea's dress at 2014 Teen Choice Awards was "cheap." She added, "[Lea] looks like she's a porn star."

Joan continued, "You know that kind of porn stars who are not the prettiest, so they do crazy stuff, like amputee gang bangs?" She claimed that "no one" liked the "Glee" star. She went on saying, "I heard the cast of 'Glee' refers to her as the Porta-Potty, because no one wants to go anywhere near her, unless they absolutely have to."
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Christina Aguilera and Fiance Name Baby Girl Summer Rain Rutler

August 18, 2014 08:47:30 GMT


Christina Aguilera has revealed the name of her newborn baby girl. The "Hurt" singer took to Twitter to confirm the arrival of her first daughter with fiance Matt Rutler and share that their newborn baby is called Summer Rain Rutler.

In a Twitter post which was sent out on Sunday, August 17, Aguilera said, "So proud to welcome our beautiful daughter Summer Rain Rutler into the world." In addition to baby Summer Rain, Aguilera is a mother to a 6-year-old son named Max from her previous marriage to Jordan Bratman.
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Video: Will Smith Reunites With DJ Jazzy Jeff Onstage to Perform 'Summertime'

August 18, 2014 08:46:17 GMT


Will Smith reunited with his former co-star on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" DJ Jazzy Jeff for a special performance at a pool party in Las Vegas late last week. The actor excited the crowd at the Palms Casino Resort when he appeared on the stage during the DJ's set for the live rendition of their 1991 hit "Summertime".

Some people in the crowd cheered and sang along to the track, which served as the lead single off DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince's fourth studio album, "Homebase". Fans cheered louder as Smith got rid of his T-shirt midway through the song.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Serves as Bridesmaid at Friend's Wedding

August 18, 2014 08:20:55 GMT


Sarah Jessica Parker was a beautiful bridesmaid at a friend's wedding over the weekend. On Saturday, August 16, the actress and her husband Matthew Broderick attended the wedding of Melinda Relyea to James Kearns in Greenwich, Connecticut.

The bride worked as Parker's assistant when the actress took part on "Sex and the City". Relyea then served as an associate producer on "Sex and the City" films. She has been the vice president of SJP's Pretty Matches production company for more than 12 years.
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Lifetime Releases First Trailer of 'The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story'

August 18, 2014 08:19:57 GMT


Following the first-look video, "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story" is previewed in a trailer. The latest snippet includes short scenes which give a look at the stars' lives behind the scenes of the 1990s popular sitcom, including their off-screen romance and fans' reaction to the cast.

Loosely based on Dustin Diamond's 2009 tell-all book "Behind the Bell", the TV movie delves into the experiences of six unknown young actors placed into the Hollywood spotlight, exposing the challenges of growing up under public scrutiny while trying to maintain the squeaky clean image of their popular characters both on and off-screen.
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First Look at Joaquin Phoenix and Josh Brolin in 'Inherent Vice'

August 18, 2014 08:00:05 GMT


The first official photo from Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice" has been released. Arriving via Entertainment Weekly, the image gives fans a first look at Joaquin Phoenix and Josh Brolin as Larry "Doc" Sportello and Christian "Bigfoot" Bjornson, respectively.

Based on a 2009 novel of the same title by Thomas Pynchon, the film is set in Los Angeles in 1970 and centers on pot-smoking detective Doc who helps his former girlfried, a surfer named Shasta Fay, to investigate the disappearance of her current boyfriend.
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Lauren Conrad Becomes Bridesmaid at Friend's Nuptials, Reunites With 'Laguna Beach' Co-Stars

August 18, 2014 07:47:15 GMT


Lauren Conrad became a bridesmaid at the nuptials of her clothing brand partner Maura McManus and David Oehm in Ojai, California on Saturday, August 16. Lauren wore a cream full length dress. She completed her look with sunglasses and a black bag.

Lauren's friend and co-star on "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County", Lo Bosworth, also served as a bridesmaid at the wedding. Her fellow co-star, Stephen Colletti, attended the nuptials along with friend Dieter Schmitz.
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Robin Williams Could Be Axed From 'Absolutely Anything'

August 18, 2014 07:35:24 GMT


Robin Williams could be cut from "Absolutely Anything". In what is supposed to be one of his final films, the late actor provided the voice of Dennis the Dog, but his performance may not have been completed.

Simon Pegg who also stars in the sci-fi comedy told The Telegraph, "I'm not sure Robin had completed doing his voice in the movie. He was doing the voice of my dog and I hope that he had completed it because it would be a real shame not to have him in it. And of course there will be a degree of sadness there, but the work he did do would have been done with his usual verve and brilliance."
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Keke Palmer, J. Cole Visit Ferguson

August 18, 2014 07:07:28 GMT


Keke Palmer joined other protesters in Ferguson, Missouri over the weekend. The actress/singer took part in a peaceful protest in the area on Saturday, August 16 following the death of an unarmed African American teenager Michael Brown who was shot by police last week.

Some people who met Palmer during the protest took to Twitter to thank her for joining them. "Man @KekePalmer was standing rite on side of me today I damn near grabbed her & did some thangs 2 her. Bt we was out der for a bigger reason," wrote a Twitter user whose post was retweeted by the 20-year-old star. "Thank you. Please do. We'll continue to keep doing our part here PEACEFULLY. RIP BIG MIKE!! 'Hands up!! Don't shoot!!' "
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Report: Jenna-Louise Coleman to Quit 'Doctor Who' in Christmas Episode

August 18, 2014 06:47:21 GMT


Doctor Who may soon get a new companion. Rumor has it, Jenna-Louise Coleman, who recently dropped her middle name Louise, will quit the popular sci-fi series after playing the role of Clara Oswald for 18 months.

Coleman reportedly will make her final appearance in the upcoming Christmas episode. A source tells U.K.'s Mirror, "It's important to keep the series moving and fast-paced, and the time is just starting to feel right and the feeling is that it could be a perfect Christmas storyline," adding that "it was very much a mutual decision."
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Artist of the Week: Wiz Khalifa

August 18, 2014 06:40:26 GMT


With various sounds from straight hip-hop track "We Dem Boys" to slow tempo jam "Promises", Wiz Khalifa's "Blacc Hollywood" surely will be worth the wait. First announced just months after its predecessor "O.N.I.F.C." hit the stores, the new album is set to come out on Tuesday, August 19.

Wiz has worked really hard on the LP that he claims will be his best work to date. In a Q&A during a recent iHeartRadio event in New York, he explained why the forthcoming project would be different from (and better than) his previous full-lengths.
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Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran Reunite Again

August 18, 2014 06:12:32 GMT


Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran are allegedly back together. The on-again/off-again couple was spotted cozying up at a charity flag football game at Jack Kemp Stadium in Glendale on Saturday, August 16. Chris hosted the Saturday event along with Quincy Combs.

In a photo obtained by TMZ, Chris can be seen wrapping his arm around Karrueche while they are sitting on a bench. Meanwhile in a video obtained by the site, the couple is walking together along with other friends when the "Beautiful People" crooner suddenly hugs and carries Karrueche.
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Brangelina's 'By the Sea' Starts Production in Malta


August 18, 2014 05:56:48 GMT


It has been confirmed once again that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's new movie takes European country South of Sicily, Malta, as the background. "By the Sea" will be the Hollywood couple's first on-screen movie appearance together since 2005's "Mr and Mrs Smith".

The Malta Independent reported that the picturesque beach Mgarr ix-Xini would be closed for public from Monday, August 18 to November 10 to accommodate the film's shoot. The local paper also reported that set construction was well underway for two structures, one on the beach and another on a cliff opposite the beach.
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Chris Pratt Completes Ice Bucket Challenge, Emblem3 Goes Totally Naked in Their Clip

August 18, 2014 05:53:19 GMT


Among celebrities who have posted videos of them doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Chris Pratt probably has shared the best video. The star of "Guardians of the Galaxy" tried to make a twist as he completed the challenge. In a funny clip he uploaded on Facebook, Pratt can be seen drinking an Ice Vodka/Smirnoff Ice in lieu of being doused. However, his plan to avoid being doused completely failed.

After drinking from the small vials, Pratt was showered with icy water from the second floor balcony. "That's refreshing," he remarked. Every time he tried saying something to the camera, he got doused again. "That's so cold," he said, before nominating his co-stars from "Everwood" Gregory Smith, Nick Offerman of "Parks and Recreation" and Dave Bautista of "Guardians of the Galaxy".
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Chief Keef Previews New Collaboration With Kanye West 'Nobody'

August 18, 2014 04:47:37 GMT


Chief Keef reunited with Kanye West again for a new collaboration titled "Nobody". On Sunday, August 17, Sosa took to Instagram to share a short video of him hitting the highways and smoking weed while a snippet of the track is being played in the background.

"Nobody" seems to be a slow-tempo ballad. In the brief clip, Keef can be heard rapping while his collaborator sings in heavy auto-tune over what XXL identifies as a sample of "Brothas Gonna Work It Out", a Willie Hutch song from the soundtrack of the Blaxploitation film "The Mack".
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'Game of Thrones' and 'New Girl' Inspire Opera Music

August 18, 2014 04:47:28 GMT


"Game of Thrones" and "New Girl" will be the themes of opera music shows. New York City-based One World Symphony has announced the two popular TV series as well as "Hannibal" as inspirations for their 2014-2015 "Operasodes season".

"Operasodes" is an evening of music during which they will perform previously written musical works, both classical and contemporary, inspired by a certain television program's themes and characters.
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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Spent Weekend Together

August 18, 2014 04:11:56 GMT


Justin Bieber allegedly spent weekend together with Selena Gomez after they rekindled romance earlier this week. The on-again/off-again couple also allegedly declared their love for each other.

A source told TMZ that the couple "spent the entire weekend together ... and it was filled with lots of 'I Love You' talk on both ends." The site also claimed that Justin and Selena called each other boyfriend and girlfriend again.
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Joe Jonas Gets Lap Dance From Little People During Birthday Party

August 18, 2014 04:06:14 GMT


Joe Jonas celebrated his 25th birthday with some fun. The former member of Jonas Brothers, who turned 25 on August 15, even got a lap dance by some little people when he was at Beacher's Madhouse inside the MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

In a photo taken at the bash, Jonas can be seen sitting on a chair onstage as a mini Miley Cyrus gave a performance. Jonas was surrounded by characters including Tom from children's show "Tom and Jerry" and the world's smallest stripper, Little Spinner. Mini Jonas Brothers also performed for the birthday boy.
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Morrissey Confirms He's Been Dropped by Record Label

August 18, 2014 03:53:24 GMT


Morrissey has indeed been dropped by Capitol/Harvest Record. Refuting previous claims suggesting he's still signed to the record label as he still owes them another album, the singer confirmed the split in a statement released via fansite True to You.

"Both Morrissey and Morrissey's lawyer are in possession of email correspondence from Steve Barnett (head of Capitol-Harvest Records), and also from Steve Barnett's personal assistant, both of whom confirm that Capitol-Harvest have ended their relationship with Morrissey," the statement read.
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'True Blood' Series Finale Preview: Will Sookie Have Her Happy Ending?

August 18, 2014 03:47:59 GMT


"True Blood" will take a final bow next week with an episode titled "Thank You". The series finale is previewed in a video which includes flashback scenes showing the first time Sookie met Bill.

The last episode is expected to answer the fate of the couple, whether they will be together until the end or Bill will face the true death. As seen in the penultimate episode, Bill is adamant that his death is the best thing for Sookie, but she can't let go another person she loves.
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Johnny Cash's Childhood House Opens to Public

August 18, 2014 03:23:22 GMT


Johnny Cash's childhood house in Dyess, Arkansas has been opened to public after years of restoration works. A grand opening event, which was held on Saturday, August 16, drew many visitors from all around the world.

Johnny's sister, Joanne Cash, told the audience at the Saturday event, "It's such a bittersweet time for Tommy and me. They say you can't go back, but today we did go back and walk in the house where we were both raised. It's just very emotional for me."
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Robin Williams Reportedly Devastated by 'The Crazy Ones' Cancellation

August 18, 2014 03:04:21 GMT


"The Crazy Ones" cancellation could be one of the factors that led to Robin Williams' suicide. Sources say the late comedian was devastated that the show ended its run after only one season and saw it as a "personal failure."

Someone told TMZ that before the CBS comedy debuted, Williams had said, "My face is all over town [on billboards] and it's all on my back." Thus when it couldn't survive the chopping block, "it hit him hard."
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'20/20' Anchor Elizabeth Vargas Returns to Rehab

August 18, 2014 03:01:35 GMT


ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas is going back to rehab to treat her problems with alcohol. The network confirms the news in a statement released on Sunday, August 17. "As so many other recovering alcoholics know, overcoming the disease can be a long and incredibly difficult process," Vargas says.

The "20/20" co-anchor and correspondent, who is married to singer/songwriter Marc Cohn and a mother to two children, adds that she is sorry for letting her family down. "I feel I have let myself, my co-workers and most importantly my family down and for that I am ashamed and sorry," she continues and adds that she is "committed to battling and addressing this debilitating disease."
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Heather Graham Quits Neil LaBute's Play to Direct 'Half Magic'

August 18, 2014 02:58:50 GMT


Heather Graham makes opportunities for herself by quitting Neil LaBute's dark comedy play "The Money Shot" to direct her own movie. The 44-year-old actress has chosen to focus on "Half Magic", which she also writes and stars in.

In "The Money Shot", Graham was due to play one half of a once-glamorous pair of Hollywood stars who are desperate for a comeback. It was to be her first New York stage appearance since 2003. LaBute wrote the play while Terry Kinney directs it with Gia Crovatin, Callie Thorne and Frederick Weller in the cast list.
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The Killers Covers Iggy Azalea's 'Fancy' During Concert

August 18, 2014 02:56:14 GMT


The Killers performed an exciting cover of Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" during their headlining set at the V Festival in Staffordshire over the weekend. After treating the crowd with some of their biggest hits, the band played a brief cover of the Charli XCX-assisted single and even had drummer Ronnie Vannucci, Jr. do an interpretative dance to the song.

"We've sort of been working on something and we wanted to show you a little bit of it, if you don't mind hearing it," frontman Brandon Flowers told the crowd while sitting behind the keyboard. Singing the catchy hook, he altered the lyrics a little bit, changing the original's "from L.A. to Tokyo" to "from Vegas to Staffordshire."
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Khloe Kardashian Responds to French Montana's Comment on Capitalizing on Her Fame

August 18, 2014 02:08:39 GMT


Khloe Kardashian took to Twitter on Sunday, August 17 to share her opinion about French Montana's recent comment which said he's using her fame to get more fans. Khloe wrote, "It's amusing to me that Y'all think I don't see it. I was the first one to see it. I just don't care."

In an interview with Billboard magazine, which was released on Friday, French admitted that he wanted to take advantage from his relationship with Khloe. He told the magazine, "I want to capitalize on it. I'll get a fan base from everywhere. I just hope I'll be able to connect with everything that's going on."
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Madonna Joined by Kate Moss at Her 56th Birthday Party

August 18, 2014 02:07:50 GMT


Madonna apparently had a blast at her birthday party. The "Like a Virgin" hitmaker turned 56 on Saturday, August 16 and she celebrated it in a private villa alongside friends and family including Kate Moss. The singer has shared fun-looking photos from the 1920s-themed birthday bash which took place in Cannes.

In one photo, Madonna and Moss can be seen posing together on their knees. Wearing a bejeweled headband, the birthday girl wrote, "Bow down B***hes! #whatitfeelslikeforagirl." Another snap shared by the singer shows some partygoers posing with a giant M letter. Her son Rocco sported a white suit at the bash while her other children Lourdes Leon, Mercy and David Banda were also in attendance.
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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Rules Box Office Again Despite New Entries

August 18, 2014 02:07:42 GMT


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New entries this week could not dethrone "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" on domestic Box Office. "The Expendables 3" in particular, flopped on its first weekend, despite its heavy promotion and its stellar cast list.

"TMNT" ruled the box office with approximately $28.4 million, bringing in a total domestic gross of $117.6 million. "Guardians of the Galaxy" took the runner-up position in its third week, taking in an estimated $24.7 million over the weekend for a total of $222.3 million.
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Video: Justin Timberlake Halts Concert to Sing 'Happy Birthday' to Autistic Boy

August 18, 2014 02:02:19 GMT


Justin Timberlake gave a birthday boy at his recent concert an unforgettable present. Taking the stage at San Jose, California's SAP Center stadium, the singer stopped his performance and led 25,000 people who packed the venue to sing "Happy Birthday" to the 8-year-old boy named Julian Delan.

Delan is autistic. In a video, which his parents took during the concert and later shared on YouTube, he's seen wearing a fedora and a bow tie while excitedly telling people around him, "It's my birthday! This is my present!"
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'Downton Abbey' Cast Pokes Fun at Plastic Water Bottle Gaffe

August 18, 2014 01:49:57 GMT


"Downton Abbey" cast knows how to turn a blunder into a charitable act. Following the plastic water bottle gaffe that caused a frenzy a few days before, the stars of the hit period drama posed together while holding a water bottle each to support the charity WaterAid.

"After seeing the reaction the picture caused earlier this week, the cast and crew came up with the idea of turning some of this attention towards an issue around water that really matters," a spokesperson for ITV says in a statement. "They hope that by posing for this picture they will be able to raise awareness and amplify the work of international charity WaterAid."
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HBO Releases Jay-Z and Beyonce's 'On the Run' Special Trailer

August 18, 2014 00:52:11 GMT


HBO is moving on with its Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles' "On the Run" concert coverage despite the couple's rumored split. The cabler has released a trailer from the upcoming special, featuring Beyonce's cover of Cher's hit "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)".

The trailer opens with a black-and-white scene of Jay-Z smoking a cigar as Beyonce serenades him with a sultry jazz arrangement of "Bang Bang" ala Nancy Sinatra. Beyonce then shoots a finger gun at him and he blows the smoke out of his cigar. A real gun is fired and some footage from both artists' on-stage performances follow.
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New 'Dumb and Dumber To' Posters Spoof 'Lucy'

August 18, 2014 00:28:33 GMT


Two new "Dumb and Dumber To" posters get "Lucy" treatment. The upcoming Universal comedy makes itself the exact opposite of the action movie starring Scarlett Johansson by spoofing the posters.

While Johansson's Lucy can access 100 percent of her brain capacity after mistakenly ingesting a drug, Jim Carrey's Lloyd and Jeff Daniels' Harry can only use 1 percent of theirs. "The average person uses 10% of their brain capacity," the posters read. "Imagine what he could do with 1%."
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Gene Simmons Sorry for Telling Depressed People to Kill Themselves


August 17, 2014 17:16:14 GMT


Gene Simmons regrets his controversial suicide comments. The KISS rocker landed in hot water after telling people who are dealing with depression to kill themselves. He shuts down his Twitter and issues an apology on Facebook for his insensitive statement.

"I was wrong and in the spur of the moment made remarks that in hindsight were made without regard for those who truly suffer the struggles of depression," he wrote on Facebook. "I sincerely apologize to those who were offended by my comments."
 
 
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