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That's funny, they don't look not Jewish.
As Hanukkah rolls on, we wondered who amongst the A-list crowd is celebrating. We know the obvious (Adam Sandler), the super-obvious (Steven Spielberg) and the super-duper obvious (Matisyahu). However, some of our assumptions didn't pan out. Just because someone looks Jewish--or has a Jewish-sounding last name--doesn't mean they had a bar or bat mitzvah. Here are 10 unexpected nonmembers of the tribe.
1. "Weird" Al Yankovic
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That Eastern European mug suggests his in-flight meals are kosher, but alas, "Weird" Al is Serbian, English and Italian. He does not practice Judaism, despite what "Pretty Fly (For a Rabbi)" would have you believe.
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MTV is airing "Mean Girls" on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Things were different for Lindsay Lohan back then, but she could get back on track with help from an unlikely benefactor.
Charlie Sheen reportedly gave Lindsay Lohan $100,000 to help pay down her IRS tax debt. The National Enquirer (which is occasionally right) speculates that Sheen has fallen hard for the actress. Perhaps he's just the most generous platonic friend ever, but Lohan would make an ideal "Goddess" for him. Here's why...
1. Duh, Winning
Sheen and Lohan both became famous at relatively young ages, and both spiraled out of control. However, Sheen rescued his career--he's an even bigger star post-breakdown, with a hit TV show and a great-looking movie costarring Bill Murray--while Lohan continues to struggle. He could teach her how to turn controversy into a comeback.
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Significant because they're supposedly big, important, weighty stories pushed by numerous media outlets. Insignificant because they're not. You get the idea. Every year a variety of seemingly inconsequential stories hits the front page, leading readers to believe they ought to take the matter quite seriously. For example, last year Trump declared his insignificant presidential campaign and the McRib "returned." The year prior, Lady Gaga's middle finger at a Mets game received wall-to-wall coverage for days. This year was no different, so we again collected the biggest stories from the last 12 months that really didn't/don't matter.
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M.I.A. Flips the Bird at the Super Bowl
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We've already seen Janet Jackson's nipple during a Super Bowl halftime show. Is anyone still upset about M.I.A.'s middle finger? Will they not watch Super Bowl XLVII in February? No. Well, maybe these people will abstain. Wake us up when a performer pulls down her shirt and lets Justin Timberlake motorboat. Meanwhile the Supreme Court handed down a vague ruling in June that leaves unclear the FCC's ability to levy fines for alleged obscenities on television. So stay tuned, literally.
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Rob Kardashian, "Dancing with the Stars" contestant and brother of Kim/Khloé/Kourtney, had a long-rumored relationship with singer Rita Ora. Just a month ago, they were tweeting kiss pics. Now, however, he's accusing her of cheating on him with "nearly 20 dudes."
As you can see above, Rob is "disgusted" that his love "could give up her body" to so many other guys when she's "busy trying to start her own career." Although he promptly deleted the tweets (along with most of his others, kinda like Chris Brown), the damage was done. Not to her reputation, but to his. Why the hell would any man share this information?
Look, if you date enough people, you'll get cheated on sooner or later. It sucks, it feels awful and you'll hate yourself almost as much as you hate your ex... but you don't go around broadcasting the fact you got cuckolded, especially if you have 3.8 million Twitter followers.
If your girl strays, it should be your private shame, not your social media pity party. Otherwise, you're just telling the world that you're a chump and can't keep a woman satisfied physically. As this tweeter astutely notes:
But hey, Rob, cheer up: if things had worked out with Rita, your marriage would've probably lasted 72 days or so anyway.
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Viacom today announced the forthcoming special "The Big & Best of 2012: A Year End Celebration Presented by T-Mobile," an unprecedented, cross-network, eight-hour digital livestream event that will highlight the music, personalities and pop culture moments that defined the past year. The livestream will kick off on 12/12/12 at 12 PM EST and be hosted here. The event will play out across Viacom's digital properties including MTV.com, VH1.com, CMT.com and ComedyCentral.com, and will include eight hours of original programming and highlights spanning MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, CMT and MTV2.
In addition to all kinds of celebrities and live musical performances, "Guy Code"'s Melanie Iglesias, Andrew Schulz and Damien Lemon will be leading viewers on an eight-hour scavenger hunt around Times Square. Tune in to watch all the trouble these three will be getting into amongst one of America's most crowded tourist areas. No telling what can happen since it will be broadcast LIVE and there are tons of weird characters on the streets of New York City just waiting for an opportunity like this.
Big & Best of 2012: A Year End Celebration Presented by T-Mobile goes LIVE at 12pm on 12/12/12. Watch at www.bigandbestof2012.com for 8 hours of LIVE performances by Grace Potter, Metric, Alt-J, Thompson Square, First Aid Kit and Dustin Lynch; surprise guest appearances, prize giveaways, special editions of Rapfix Live, Big Morning Buzz Live, MTV News After Hours, You Oughta Know and much more!
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The Grey Cup is Canada's version of the Super Bowl. It pits the top two teams in the Canadian Football League together and it generates the same sort of hype that our Big Game does. Naturally, the Halftime Show is an over-the-top production featuring a larger-than-life rock star who is supposed to bring fans and non-fans together. Notice we said "supposed to." Somebody apparently thought it'd be a great idea for Justin Bieber to be that guy. Wrong! What should've been an entertaining break in the action turned into a massacre of boos from our Canadian friends. While we're not Maple Leafs, here are the five reasons why we think our Northern friends booed Biebs:
1. Sports & Bieber Don't Mix
Guys use football as a break from their screaming daughters and ex-wives, who usually love Bieber. The pop star is a reminder of what the men there are trying to forget for three hours. Sports are a man's getaway from life's nonsense. There's also the song selection of "Boyfriend" and "Beauty and a Beat". Really? These are the songs you're playing at halftime of a football game? Imagine if at the Super Bowl we see Beyonce thump out her hits "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" and "Run the World (Girls)" just as the game leaves off at a fevered pitch of testosterone and brutality. Wait a sec. That might actually happen. Moving along...
2011 was a banner year for nude celebrity photo leaks--pretty hard to top Scarlett Johansson and Amber Rose--but some of our favorite starlets still came through big time this year too. Maybe the naked photo game was stepped up because everyone figured the Mayans or Incas or Nostradamus were right about 2012 and the world would end? So #YOLO let's SEND ALL THE SEXTS! Or, maybe it was just that our lives are becoming increasingly reliant upon digital media and our personalities are even more dependent upon validation from sharing said media? Whatever the case, it means things are only gonna get better for horny Hollywood watchers out there! Starting right now, with our list of the best naked celeb pics of the year.
Let's just make one thing clear right away; wearing a banana hammock while oiled up and posing with your crotch rocket motorcycle is breaking Guy Code. Even if you're former Fugees frontman, Wyclef Jean. Maybe if you're doing it for a joke...but even then, you're pushing it.
Even so, that's exactly what Clef did and then tweeted the photo out on his 43rd birthday with the text: "TODAY I AM 43 YEARS OLD! I look And feel 26! U can't keep a good Man down! Keep a smile when they want you to frown!"
Shortly after his tweet, the Internet exploded. The world needed an explanation of why he would do such a thing. Charlamagne had a conversation with him about it on The Breakfast Club ... and you know what? We're still no closer to understanding why the photos exist. Check out Charlamagne tell the story to Lil Duval in the following video:
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Hood State Of The Union Discusses 'Bus Driver Uppercut'
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What do Wendy's founder Dave Thomas and "Ice Loves Coco" founder Ice-T have in common? How about "Daily Show" correspondent Rob Riggle and MC Hammer?
No, they weren't all in the same college fraternity. They were all members of the U.S. Armed Forces. In honor of Veterans Day, here are a dozen celebs who served...
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After six years in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, Drew Carey kept the haircut and glasses.
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Rob Riggle is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve who served in Liberia, Kosovo and Afghanistan. If you see him performing at a comedy club, you probably don't want to heckle him.
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Billionaires will be billionaires. Yesterday, Mark Cuban called out Donald Trump on Twitter and, to be honest, got his Dallas-sized mouth shut by the Donald. What started as a charity dare from Cuban quickly became an all-out bashing from both sides. After one million dollars was put on the table for Sandy victims, Trump brushed aside the number and even questioned Cuban's worth after his first television show ("The Benefactor") flopped. Trump even managed to accuse Cuban of copying "The Apprentice," then remarked how MLB wanted nothing to do with Cuban. Cuban, seemingly defeated, tried to counteract with the success of "Shark Tank," but Trump went for the jugular by bringing up the pending lawsuit by the previous owners of the Dallas Mavericks against Cuban. This round goes to Trump.