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Celebrity Big Brother 2018: Rodrigo given final warning after using N-word twice

Celebrity Big Brother 2018: Rodrigo given final warning after using N-word twice

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Rodrigo Alves has been given Celebrity Big Brother’s first warning of the series after using a racial slur twice in the same scene. The Human Ken Doll, as he is known, was in bed with Gabby Allen, Chloe Ayling and Natalie Nunn when they turned to the discussion of Dan Osborne. The four wondered if the former TOWIE star, 27, was married as they ogled at his muscly physique. Natalie, 33, suggested Dan could be 35-year-old Rodrigo’s type when they called him over for a chat, after which the latter used the racial slur. Rodrigo replied: “I like a n***** boy. He’s too white for my taste.”Gabby asked Rodrigo to clarify what he said, and the latter repeated the slur. The following day, Rodrigo was issued a formal warning by Big Brother explaining how he would be removed from the Celebrity Big
Celebrity Big Brother responds to Stormy Daniels no-show

Celebrity Big Brother responds to Stormy Daniels no-show

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Big Brother has denied claims that Stormy Daniels didn't go into the Celebrity Big Brother House because producers wanted to "control" her.The adult film star was expected to be one of the housemates this series, which started on Thursday night. But she pulled out at the last minute, and her lawyer said producers "tried to script a result" that she wouldn't go along with.He added: "They can make up any story they want, but that's what happened."The adult film star hit the headlines after alleging she had slept with President Donald Trump in 2006, which he denies.On Friday, presenter Rylan Clark-Neal told viewers: "Five hours before the live show, Stormy informed us that she wished to simply appear on launch night and then leave."He said that they were unable to work out a compromise wit...
Michael Gerson: How celebrity culture infected our democracy

Michael Gerson: How celebrity culture infected our democracy

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This is not only a matter of preferring a certain style of politics. The problem is a defect of spirit. The Founders generally believed that the survival and success of a republic required leaders and citizens with certain virtues: moderation, self-restraint and concern for the common good. They were convinced that respect for a moral order made ordered liberty possible. The culture of celebrity is the complete negation of this approach to politics. It represents a kind of corrupt, decaying capitalism in which wealth is measured in exposure. It elevates appearance over accomplishment. Because rivalries and feuds are essential to the story line, it encourages theatrical bitterness. Instead of pursuing a policy vision, the first calling of the celebrity is to maintain a ...

Stormy Daniels Drops Out of Celebrity Big Brother 'Hours Before' Live Show

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Stormy Daniels misses Celebrity Big Brother over 'row with producers'

Stormy Daniels misses Celebrity Big Brother over 'row with producers'

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Adult film star Stormy Daniels pulled out of Celebrity Big Brother after a row with producers, her lawyer says.She had been expected to go into the British reality TV house on Thursday.Her lawyer Michael Avenatti said producers "insisted she conduct herself in a certain way". Channel 5 said they couldn't agree "any acceptable conditions" for her to enter.Ms Daniels hit the headlines after alleging she had slept with President Donald Trump in 2006, which he denies.She was due to appear on Friday's Loose Women to explain her absence from Celebrity Big Brother, but didn't appear on that show either.Co-host Jane Moore spoke to her off camera and told viewers she had been told she couldn't do an interview because of "a legal situation".Asked why Ms Daniels didn't appear on Celebrity Big Brot...
'Celebrity Big Brother' Explains Stormy Daniels Absence

'Celebrity Big Brother' Explains Stormy Daniels Absence

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9:23 AM PDT 8/17/2018 by Jackie Strause The U.K. reality show had been teasing Daniels' appearance on the season, which has an "Eye of the Storm" theme. Stormy Daniels had been rumored to appear on the new season of Celebrity Big Brother in the U.K., but when the show premiered on Thursday the adult film star, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, was absent from the Channel 5 reality series. On Friday, Daniels told ITV talk show Loose Women that she pulled out of Celebrity Big Brother last minute due to a custody development regarding her 7-year-old daughter. Host Jane Moore relayed Daniels' side of the story to the audience, explaining that Daniels said she also had to cancel her appearance on Loose Women because the custody situation had now become a legal one. Celeb...
Hacker of celebrity photos asking for leniency

Hacker of celebrity photos asking for leniency

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Connecticut man is asking for leniency while facing sentencing for hacking into more than 250 iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and other people. George Garofano, of North Branford, was one of four men arrested in the 2014 hacking scandal that led to private photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Kate Upton and others being made