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VH1’s Sorority Sisters premieres tonight, despite 42K petitioning against it
VH1’s Sorority Sisters premieres tonight, despite 42K petitioning against it

Sorority Sisters hasn’t even premiered on VH1, but it’s already attracted an incredible amount of criticism from those involved with the sororities featured. Find out why the organizations are so opposed to the show…


UPDATE Hallmark also pulls swastika wrapping paper as holiday furor grows
UPDATE Hallmark also pulls swastika wrapping paper as holiday furor grows

Hallmark produces the swastika-laced paper that first touched off a firestorm at a California Walgreens. The company has apologized for its oversight, but not everyone is sure that it has anything to be sorry for. Get a little swastika knowledge and consider where you stand on this holiday issue.


Walgreens pulls swastika wrapping paper from its stores
Walgreens pulls swastika wrapping paper from its stores

When a Los Angeles woman spotted the controversial symbol on a roll of wrapping paper at her local Walgreens, she set off a Christmas firestorm. Not everyone supports her point of view, though–and the other side’s argument might surprise you.


Atheist billboard causes controversy, claims Christmas is a ‘fairy tale’
Atheist billboard causes controversy, claims Christmas is a ‘fairy tale’

Jesus is the reason for the season, right? Not so says the American Atheists. The group recently launched a billboard campaign claiming Christmas is just a “fairy tale.” Read on to see the billboard and find out their reasoning behind the strong message.


AP releases video of Bill Cosby threatening reporter after rape questions
AP releases video of Bill Cosby threatening reporter after rape questions

After an Associated Press reporter asked Bill Cosby about the rape accusations against him, the comedian seemed to threaten the reporter’s job if the segment wasn’t “scuttled.”


Nicki Minaj apologizes for offending people with Nazi imagery in Only
Nicki Minaj apologizes for offending people with Nazi imagery in Only

The national director of the Anti-Defamation League said the new animated lyric video “constitutes a new low for pop culture’s exploitation of Nazi symbolism.” See how Nicki defended herself…


Chris and Wendy Jeub of TLC’s Kids By the Dozens accused of abuse by daughter Cynthia Jeub
Chris and Wendy Jeub of TLC’s Kids By the Dozens accused of abuse by daughter Cynthia Jeub

Chris and Wendy Jeub, fundamentalist Christians featured on a TLC show about super-sized families, are accused of abuse by their adult daughter. See what Cynthia Jeub said about her upbringing and how the Duggars are getting drawn into the controversy…


All About the “All About That Bass” controversy
All About the “All About That Bass” controversy

Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” is just one of those songs you get stuck in your head, and it’s also been rife with controversy. Is this a body acceptance song, or does it exclude certain bodies? Is is a feminist song, or does it put a woman’s worth on her sexual attractiveness? Was it plagiarized?


Was Miss America Kira Kazantsev kicked out the Alpha Phi sorority for hazing?
Was Miss America Kira Kazantsev kicked out the Alpha Phi sorority for hazing?

Miss America Kira Kazantsev today that she was terminated from the Alpha Phi sorority at Hofstra University… But the events precipitating her termination are still in question.


Did Fran Drescher’s husband really invent email?
Did Fran Drescher’s husband really invent email?

When Fran Drescher married Shiva Ayyadurai earlier this month, he was described as the “inventor of email.” Is that really the case?


 

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