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British Rapper Stormzy Apologizes for ‘Unacceptable and Disgusting’ Homophobic Tweets



British rapper Stormzy has apologized for tweets unearthed this week in which he used homophobic slurs including the word “fag”.

An example of one of the tweets:

Said the rapper on Twitter:

“I said some foul and offensive things whilst tweeting years ago at a time when I was young and proudly ignorant. Very hurtful and discriminative views that I’ve unlearned as I’ve grown up and become a man..The comments I made were unacceptable and disgusting, full stop. Comments that I regret and to everyone I’ve offended, I am sorry, these are attitudes I’ve left in the past. The homophobic language I used was, embarrassingly, a part of my vocabulary when I was younger and…ignorance made me feel comfortable to use them whilst not understanding the hate and the ramifications they carry. That isn’t an excuse, I take responsibility for my mistakes and hope you can understand that my younger self doesn’t reflect who I am today. Again, I’m sorry to everyone I’ve offended. To the LGBQT community and my supporters and friends, my deepest apologies.”

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Steve Grand Goes ‘Walking’ in The Big Easy in New Video: WATCH

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Steve Grand debuted a video compiled of footage shot earlier this year for his track “Walking” that includes scenes of him tooling around New Orleans, flirting with a sexy party guest, and an all-too-brief glimpse of him rising from bed in a jock strap (above).

Writes Grand:

“Happy almost-Thanksgiving, guys! Here is the lost-but-not-forgotten “Walking” Music Video we shot in New Orleans all the way back in May! My original idea didn’t quite pan out, but John Lavin (Director and Editor) did an amazing job with a lot of the silliness we captured! And after thinking on it for the last few months, I’ve decided a lot of you would probably still get a kick out of all the fun and behind the scenes silliness we had on the single day we shot all of this 😉 So here is our cornucopia of crazy just in times for Thanksgiving! :D”


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Second Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

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A second federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump’s attempt to change the military’s transgender policy. Trump’s July 2017 directive would have banned all new transgender recruits from enlisting, kicked out transgender people currently serving in the military and prohibited transition-related surgery for service members. In a ruling on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis, the…


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London Man Jailed for 2 Years for Smashing a Pint Glass in Gay Man’s Face: WATCH

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A man has been sentenced to two years in prison for smashing a pint glass in a gay man’s face in London in an unprovoked attack.

TalkRadio UK reports:

Dramatic CCTV footage shows the moment Anjungi Lam, 35 and of Croydon, attacked a 23-year-old man in Peckham.

The attack took place on March 5 at around 10.30pm, when the victim and his 20-year-old boyfriend arrived holding hands at the Kentish Drovers pub in Peckham High Street, Southwark SE15.

They were at the bar when Lam raced towards the victim and smashed a pint glass against the right side of his face, cutting his nose, lip and neck, chipping his tooth and injuring his cornea. Flying glass also hit his boyfriend in the eye.

Lam then ran out of the pub, but was quickly identified via CCTV. He had worked for the pub for three months before being sacked for lateness.

The victims had entered the pub holding hands and that was thought to have prompted the attack.

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Seth Meyers Rips Trump Over Support for Roy Moore: ‘Sexual Predators Flock Together’ – WATCH

Seth Meyers had sexual predators on his mind last night: specifically Donald Trump, Roy Moore, Charlie Rose, Glenn Thrush, and John Conyers.

Trump left the White House for Florida and the Thanksgiving weekend yesterday, but he assured America that he’d be working hard over the weekend, telling reporters, “We’re going to be working very hard during the recess in Florida. We’re going to Florida.”

Quipped Meyers:

“Only Trump could get ‘We’re going to be working very hard’ and ‘We’re going to Florida’ in the same sentence. Maybe Trump thinks he’s working hard because Twitter went from 140 characters to 280. (In Trump voice…) ‘My workload has doubled. Sometimes I have to type tax cuts and #MAGA in the same tweet.’”

But before Trump left he finally said some words about Roy Moore, defending the Alabama GOP senate candidate against the allegations of sexual assault against him.

“He denied it,” said Trump to the press.

Said Meyers:

“Today, we found out that the old saying is true; sexual predators of a feather flock together…And in fairness to Trump, who are you going to believe. Nine women who don’t know each other and whose stories have been corroborated by dozens of independent sources or a guy who looks like Marlboro Man’s deadbeat dad?”

Meyers also mocked Trump’s statement that Moore’s opponent Doug Jones is soft on crime.

“He’s soft on crime?!?” Meyers asked. “You’re siding with an accused child molester over a guy who prosecuted the KKK. You’re so soft, you look like a tub of melted Play-Doh!”

Meyers then turned to Charlie Rose, ripping the CBS This Morning host for parading in front of women in an open bathrobe:

“If your face isn’t pulling in the babes, your penis isn’t going to make the difference. Everybody’s penis is one-hundred percent less attractive than their face. Women don’t love the penis. If they love the man, they’ll tolerate the penis.”

Meyers added:

“It might be time to retire the bathrobe entirely. You never hear a positive news story involving a bathrobe.”

Meyers then laid into New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush and Rep. John Conyers.


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Trump Up Early Tweeting About the Most Important Thing on His Mind: ‘Ungrateful fool!’ LaVar Ball

Donald Trump was up at 5:25 am tweeting about his latest obsession, LaVar Ball’s lack of gratitude:

Tweeted Trump: “It wasn’t the White House, it wasn’t the State Department, it wasn’t father LaVar’s so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a long term prison sentence – IT WAS ME. Too bad! LaVar is just a poor man’s version of Don King, but without the hair. Just think…..LaVar, you could have spent the next 5 to 10 years during Thanksgiving with your son in China, but no NBA contract to support you. But remember LaVar, shoplifting is NOT a little thing. It’s a really big deal, especially in China. Ungrateful fool!”

And the NFL:

“The NFL is now thinking about a new idea – keeping teams in the Locker Room during the National Anthem next season. That’s almost as bad as kneeling! When will the highly paid Commissioner finally get tough and smart? This issue is killing your league!…..”

And of course some praise for himself: “Will be having meetings and working the phones from the Winter White House in Florida (Mar-a-Lago). Stock Market hit new Record High yesterday – $5.5 trillion gain since E. Many companies coming back to the U.S. Military building up and getting very strong.”

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TV Icon and Teen Idol David Cassidy Dead at 67

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Partridge Family TV icon and teen idol David Cassidy is dead at 67 after suffering from organ failure amid a battle with dementia,.

Said his publicist JoAnn Geffen said Tuesday evening in a statement: “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother. David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank you for the abundance and support you have shown him these many years.”

Cassidy was born to actor Jack Cassidy and Evelyn Ward. His father divorced Ward when he was in grade school and married Shirley Jones. who later played his mother Shirley Partridge in The Partridge Family, which ran for four years in the early ’70s and many after that in syndication.

Wrote Bloomberg:

It was an era for singing families — the Osmonds, the Jacksons. “The Partridge Family” never cracked the top 10 in TV ratings, but the recordings under their name, mostly featuring Cassidy, Jones and session players, produced real-life musical hits and made Cassidy a real-life musical superstar. The Partridges’ best known song, “I Think I Love You,” spent three weeks on top of the Billboard chart at a time when other hit singles included James Taylor’s “Fire and Rain” and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles’ “The Tears of a Clown.” The group also reached the top 10 with “I’ll Meet You Halfway” and “Doesn’t Somebody Want to be Wanted” and Cassidy had a solo hit with “Cherish.”

“In two years, David Cassidy has swept hurricane-like into the pre-pubescent lives of millions of American girls,” Rolling Stone magazine noted in 1972. “Leaving: six and a half million long-playing albums and singles; 44 television programs; David Cassidy lunch boxes; David Cassidy bubble gum; David Cassidy coloring books and David Cassidy pens; not to mention several millions of teen magazines, wall stickers, love beads, posters and photo albums.”

Tributes to Cassidy began pouring out on Twitter.

Cassidy’s brother Shaun, a teen icon in his own right, expressed thanks to fans for their support several days ago, but as of this posting had yet to tweet a statement:

Said his Partridge Family brother Danny Bonaduce: “I have known, loved, and admired David Cassidy for 48 out of my 58 years. He has been as kind to me as any real brother could ever be. We’ve been through a lot together and he was always there for me. This loss is huge. RIP my dear friend.”

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