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Agree with Scott and Jezzoid. The president is supposed to be president for all the people, all races, religions, colors....although that hasn't been the case with some past presidents, names withheld. But Obama walks a tightrope and I don't know how he does it. He's damned if he does, damned if he doesn't, and the media pundits apply a different standard to him than they did to those before him. I think he's handling it as well as anyone, and surprised he's not a raving drunk.
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Lesson for everyone: Don't do crack and hard drugs....just don't. He looks like he's 90 years old. I grew up listening to his music, he's my age, and he looks so much older. I always thought he was old than me. Rest in peace.
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When did the number of costume changes make or break a concert? Back in the day, if you were an artist you didn't change costumes, you just went on stage and performed. Sweat through all your clothes and dance steps and said goodnight. Now we count the costume changes?
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I wasn't at the show so what I'm writing is a bit off-topic. It's about Prince himself. Back in the day I was a groupie and loved Prince. Bought all his records, saw the movies, the whole 9 yards. The last Really good CD he released was Earth, a brilliant and little promoted CD, before that it was Sign of the Times. I don't know what he's done recently. I get the feeling that he feels the music world is passing him by -- which it is -- and he's not as relevant as he was -- and he isn't. He insists on shielding his songs, he won't collaborate, and whatever new music he has, you have to go to his website to hear and buy it. If this concert was 3 hours long -- it was an indulgent move by him. I watched the video for "Cool" and it was a 10 minute song that went on too long. Normally he has the TIME with Sheila E. to accompany him, but I guess they got tired of propping him up. If he didn't sell out (at $25????) then he has stopped being relevant. That he has to have Hollywood types and name stars come up on stage and prop him up even more, that's indulgent. I used to love him and his music, but the music world has moved on and he hasn't kept up.
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MickeyB: Hmmm....we saw two diff movies. I'm an adult, no children, and I loved the movie. I thought while the story was innocent and nothing "exciting" happened, it was easy to sit through and enjoy a laugh or two. The adults in the aud. laughed louder than the kids, who did seem bored. But It's a tried and true story that we see with Santa & Christmas stories, only it was the Easter bunny. This is definitely a "tots" story. Anybody older than 5 need not go.
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Chris shouldn't have agreed to answer questions related to his past....but when she asked the first question and he answered and she asked the second question, he had every right to get mad. It's about him promoting his album, not about him and Rhi. It was badgering him and trying to make headlines.
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Tweets and twitters will get you in trouble every time.
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Would there be something his contract, like a morals clause; because honestly, all they had to do was ask him to apologize. Can he sue them for breach of contract?
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According to Salary.com, the median salary is $782K and 90% CEOs received 1.2Million. So this CEO at the hospital making $875 is just about right, and may be low compared to 90% who were received 1.2Mil.
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$875K for a hospital chief is low ball. Look at the for-profit hospitals for a better idea of salaries for administrators.
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Hollywood is a place of liberals who run to Haiti and the Sudan and all these African countries to help the poor blacks, but not one white actor/actress will stand up and say, I want Anthony to be in this movie. And they can do it. If there weren't a Robert Rodriguez I doubt there would be Latino-based movies. If there weren't a Tyler Perry there would be no jobs for Black actors/actresses. It will begin to happen when Black actors/actresses start to buy book and play properties and raise money, albeit small amounts, to make the movies. I have to admire Tyler Perry because he has built a studio in Atlanta and casts primarily black actors. The best work for Black actors is TV. That seems to be the equal playing ground. I hate to say they need to give up on the big screen, but they need to give up on the big screen otherwise they will become depressed trying to break down walls that won't break for them. Go to TV, go to Broadway. Go where you are accepted, because it sure isn't on the big screen.
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This is the same as paying for private school.
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M&M was robbed, JayZ was robbed, Gaga was robbed....Lady Antebellum for song of the year? Got to be kidding! Cee-lo was robbed. It just goes to show that no matter how many CDs you sell, the Grammys don't care. No matter if you have a comeback story, no matter than you're producing hits all decade long....the Grammys don't care. Need you now is the most boring song on the radio and needs to die.
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Gerry, I agree with your comment. I'm surprised that the mom stated she was "ugly" in the film....I wonder if these interviews will have an impact on the actors winning? And wasn't Dicky invited to the SAGS and jump on the stage with Bale - stealing lhis thunder? Total ingrates.
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OMG, they're ingrates! They should be thankful....and for him to blow through $193,000 -- OMG, pitiful.
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That is the WORST video ever....having said that, It's great that he's taking an interest in arts education, but I thought he was doing that anyway....No?
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the problem with the Peas is they are not performers and entertainers; thus they don't move across the stage. They pose a lot. They're not really good singers either. They are studio musicians. They need to step it up -- like Usher -- and learn how to handle the stage, dance, and put energy behind their performance.
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Well, whenever FB ventures into making phones (ie, the Iphone and MS) and starting email accounts (been there done that), you know something is wrong. Yep, I agree it's hit a wall.
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I'm on board, but I wish it was for network TV....oh well, anyway this should work because of Willow -- who's a star and loves being a star....I don't get the brother, he's a little snit in my opin, but she's charming as hell.
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If your theory about 3D being the overseas draw, perhaps Hollywood can open their 3D films overseas FIRST and second in the U.S.? That way, it comes to the U.S. already a hit? I have another theory. Many of those named movies, none of which I saw, seem to be "old-fashioned" amateurishly written and directed. Maybe this is how the rest of the world sees the U.S. -- as one big cartoon?
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Well I wouldn't go so far as Mr. White about Black Swan, but it left me cold. There was no emotional attachment to any of the characters, although the performances were good. I got more charge out of the Wrestler. The BS reminded me of one of those old-time overwrought 1950s womens movies starring Bette Davis or something....
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Sorry but she's too old. They would have to use a lot of gauze and de-age her about 20 years. I loved the movie with Russell and the TV special with Midler. They were both about 40ish, 50ish...the appropriate age. But at 60something, Babs is way too old.
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I wonder if she had known in advance that her income tax and earnings would be open, if she would still run. I don't think what you earn is relevant to being a mayor or a politician; if that was the case, then a lot of little small town mayors and sheriffs wouldn't run for office.
Has Ellis heard of Twitter? It doesn't take a critic to bring your restaurant down.
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Didn't OPRAH own Oxygen a few years ago? Why did that not work? Starting a cable network now is a little too late isn't it?
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