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SUIT TARGETS LENO FOR SIKH JOKE

January 25, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Sikh outrage over a joke in a Jay Leno monologue last week in which he showed a photo of the Sikh shrine, the Golden Temple of Amritsar, and referred to it as “Mitt Romney’s summer home on Lake Winnipesaukee,” escalated on Tuesday as an Indian-American, Dr. Randeep Dhillon, filed a lawsuit against Leno, saying that […]

VON TRIER APOLOGIZES AGAIN FOR HITLER REMARKS

May 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Danish director Lars von Trier, who joked during a news conference at the Cannes Film Festival, about being a Nazi and understanding Hitler — and wound up being declared persona non grata by the festival as a result — issued another contrite apology for his his remarks on Tuesday, saying that his comments were “unintelligent, […]