'Django Unchained' Action Figures Spark Outrage

It has proven hugely popular with African-American cinemagoers despite concerns in some quarters that it trivialises slavery. Now Quentin Tarantino is facing a new row over his blood-soaked homage to the spaghetti western, Django Unchained, after a set of officially approved action figures drew criticism from black activists…

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ESPN Fires Rob Parker

ESPN will not renew its contract with commentator Rob Parker, who was suspended last month following remarks he made on “First Take” in which he questioned Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s “blackness.”

“Rob Parker’s contract expired at year’s end. Evaluating our needs and his work, including his…

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ESPN Issues Apology For Comments During Game

ESPN’s Brent Musburger “went too far” in comments about an Auburn grad, the girlfriend of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, who appeared on-air during the Crimson Tide’s victory Monday against Notre Dame in the BCS title game.

The network apologized for that.

During the cablecast, Katherine Webb, Miss…

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Piers Morgan Vs. Alex Jones

CNN host Piers Morgan had radio host Alex Jones on his show tonight to talk about his role in creating a petition to deport Morgan because of his views on gun control in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

The interview quickly devolved…

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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte is Coming to TV

Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte is diving into the world of reality television with a six-episode series debuting in April.

Airing on E!, “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” will follow the 28-year-old swimmer as he prepares for the 2016 Rio Olympics while developing his fashion line, making…

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