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Pregnant Snooki gets into hot water for using expectant mother parking spot
Pregnant Snooki gets into hot water for using expectant mother parking spot

Snooki, who recently announced her second pregnancy with fiance Jionni LaValle, got a bit of backlash a few days ago when she posted a photo of herself pulling into a reserved parking spot for pregnant women at Babies-R-Us. Should pregnant women use reserved parking spots even if they’re not very far along or sick?


PHOTOS Alleged messages between James Franco and teen girl show him soliciting hotel hook-up
PHOTOS Alleged messages between James Franco and teen girl show him soliciting hotel hook-up

James Franco is in an embarrassing situation after messages that he allegedly sent to a teenage girl were leaked online. In the chats, the teen informs 35-year-old James of her age, but he continues to ask for a hotel hook-up.


PHOTO H&M’s anti-Semitic shirt pulled as customers express outrage
PHOTO H&M’s anti-Semitic shirt pulled as customers express outrage

For the second time in less than one year, international retailer H&M is pulling a culturally insensitive piece of clothing. In this case, the shirt in question is a women’s tank top with what looks to be the Star of David with a skull overtop.


9-year-old Kamryn Renfro suspended for shaving head in support of cancer-stricken friend
9-year-old Kamryn Renfro suspended for shaving head in support of cancer-stricken friend

A young Colorado girl was essentially punished for doing an incredibly admirable thing: Shaving off her long locks to support her best friend, who is suffering from Stage 4 Neuroblastoma. Find out how school administrators justified suspending Kamryn Renfro and what’s since happened…


Duggars caught in scandal as spiritual leader Bill Gothard’s accused of sexually harassing 34 young women
Duggars caught in scandal as spiritual leader Bill Gothard’s accused of sexually harassing 34 young women

Bill Gothard, the spiritual leader to 19 Kids and Counting‘s Duggar family and United Bates of America‘s Bates family, is accused of sexually harassing nearly three dozen young women.


VIDEO E! reporter criticized for asking Mindy Kaling what ‘color’ guys she would date
VIDEO E! reporter criticized for asking Mindy Kaling what ‘color’ guys she would date

E! News‘s Alicia Quarles attracted criticism for asking The Mindy Project‘s Mindy Kaling whether she has a “color” preference when it comes to men.


Paula Deen starts comeback campaign by comparing herself to ‘that black football player’
Paula Deen starts comeback campaign by comparing herself to ‘that black football player’

Paula Deen’s on the comeback trail — but her campaign is off to a rough start because of her new comments on Michael Sam, a top NFL draft pick who recently came out of the closet. See Paula’s complete comment and what critics say.


MUG SHOTS Three Disney World employees busted in child sex sting
MUG SHOTS Three Disney World employees busted in child sex sting

Three Walt Disney World employees were among the 22 Central Florida men arrested in a police operation dubbed “Be Mine.” The Disney employees have been placed on unpaid leave pending the outcome of their trials.


VIDEO Air New Zealand’s safety tape features Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition models
VIDEO Air New Zealand’s safety tape features Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition models

Air New Zealand released the sexiest safety video in the history of all safety videos this week. As these things often do, the new video is stirring up controversy with some saying it’s sexist and others saying it’s a fun way to honor Sports Illustrated‘s 50th Annual Swimsuit Edition.


Presented without comment: Ads cause controversy for Google, Coke and Cheerios
Presented without comment: Ads cause controversy for Google, Coke and Cheerios

Within the past few days, a small handful of advertisements and/or tributes created unintended controversies. Get the backgrounds and share your thoughts!


 

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