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TWEETS MAY COST CNN’S MARTIN HIS JOB

February 9, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

CNN’s Roland Martin may lose his job on the cable news network as a result of comments he made on Twitter during the Super Bowl game. After a commercial in which soccer star David Beckham appeared in a commercial for H&M department stores, Martin tweeted, “If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped […]

TRACY MORGAN UNDER FIRE FOR GAY REMARKS

June 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

An anti-gay tirade by 30 Rock costar Tracy Morgan during a stand-up performance in Nashville has set off a firestorm of controversy that could cost Morgan his job. “‘Born this way’ is bulls**t. Gay is a choice,” Morgan reportedly told the audience. Homosexuality, he went on, is “something kids learn from the media” and if […]

RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN: A THORN IN SIDE OF GAY ACTIVISTS

December 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Despite efforts by gay activists to persuade gay performers to reveal their sexual orientation, Richard Chamberlain maintains that doing so could wreck the career of any gay actor aspiring to play romantic lead roles. The onetime television heartthrob (Dr. Kildare, The Thorn Birds) who is now 76 and “came out” in a 2003 memoir, Shattered […]