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Companies Cut Ties With Tavis Smiley

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart and a book distributor distanced themselves from Tavis Smiley on Thursday after PBS said an investigation found “troubling allegations” of sexual misconduct by the radio and TV host. The moves came a day after PBS said it was suspending Smiley following an independent investigation by a law firm. PBS said the firm uncovered “multiple, credible allegations of conduct that is inconsistent with the values and standards of PBS.” His show’s page at PBS was scrubbed on Thursday. Smiley responded to the allegations on Facebook, saying PBS “overreacted” and calling it “a rush to judgment.” He said...

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Debra Lee Steps Down From BET

[ad_1] Source: Leon Bennett / Getty After 21 years as President of BET, Debra Lee is stepping down and will no longer handle day-to-day operations at the network, Black Enterprise reports. Scott M. Mills will take her place while Lee will serve as his advisor and “chairman and CEO of the network, focusing on cultivating the company’s relationships with external stakeholders and communities.” “I have spent more than 20 years leading this incredible enterprise and I am so proud of the BET team and all that we have accomplished,” Lee said in a statement. “As I look to the future, I believe...

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Morgan Spurlock: ‘Super Size Me’ filmmaker admits to sexual misconduct

[ad_1] The filmmaker behind "Super Size Me" has admitted to sexual misconduct in a confession titled "I am part of the problem." The confession, which Morgan Spurlock published to his social media accounts, details episodes that started in college but extend into his professional career. "I've come to understand after months of these revelations, that I am not some innocent bystander, I am also a part of the problem," he wrote, referencing the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations against prominent men. ...

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US F-22s intercept Russian jets over Syria, fire warning flares

[ad_1] The US jets fired warning flares during the intercept of the two Russian Su-25 close air support jets according to the officials after they crossed the de-confliction line multiple times.One of the officials said a Russian Su-35 fighter jet was also involved and that the aerial encounter lasted "several minutes."The official said that coalition officers called their Russian counterparts about the incident via the pre-established de-confliction hotline.US Air Forces Central Command which oversees air operations over Syria later confirmed the incident to CNN.After crossing the de-confliction line, the Russian Su-25s "were promptly intercepted by two F-22A Raptors providing air...

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Nelly Is Free To Go After Prosecutors Drop His Rape Case

[ad_1] Source: Jeff Kravitz / Getty Nelly is a free man after a woman accused him of rape. As previously reported, the alleged victim refused to cooperate with prosecutors after claiming she was assaulted by the rapper on his tour bus in Washington. Suddenly deciding she wouldn’t press charges after all, her silence made it impossible for prosecutors to proceed with any action against Nelly, TMZ reports. The site states that the woman’s  “attorney said the pressure of accusing a huge star like Nelly was just too much for her client.” Thoughts?   [ad_2] Source link ...

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Nelly Is Free To Go After Prosecutors Drop His Rape Case

[ad_1] Source: Jeff Kravitz / Getty Nelly is a free man after a woman accused him of rape. As previously reported, the alleged victim refused to cooperate with prosecutors after claiming she was assaulted by the rapper on his tour bus in Washington. Suddenly deciding she wouldn’t press charges after all, her silence made it impossible for prosecutors to proceed with any action against Nelly, TMZ reports. The site states that the woman’s  “attorney said the pressure of accusing a huge star like Nelly was just too much for her client.” Thoughts?   [ad_2] Source link ...

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Alfredas Movie Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

[ad_1]   Your browser does not support iframes. Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order. Don’t Miss Out! Follow The Russ Parr Show on Twitter and Instagram Keep Up With The Russ Parr Morning Show  On Facebook Too! Close Thank you for subscribing! Please be sure to open and click your first newsletter so we can confirm your...

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Will ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ beat ‘The Force Awakens’ at the box office?

[ad_1] "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" lands in theaters Thursday night and its biggest competition at the box office this weekend is not another big opening, but rather, a previous "Star Wars" film. "The Last Jedi" is the next installment in Disney's space saga and is the sequel to 2015's "The Force Awakens," which occupies the top spot for the biggest box office opening ever. Episode VIII, which opens in more than 4,100 theaters domestically and stars Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill, not only has to...

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