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Oprah Winfrey‘s OWN Network decided to pull the plug and cancel Rosie O’Donnell’s talk show. WOW I didn’t think the show would go off the air so soon. Rosie’s first episode of “The Rosie Show” aired on OWN only 5 months ago Oct,2011. THEJASMINEBRAND reports initially the show got about 500,000 viewers. But about 2 months later, the executive producer had to be replaced and the location had to be downgraded to a smaller space, since the number of viewers slipped to a disappointing 190,000. Oprah issued a statement of release, saying READ MORE

Rev. Jesse Jackson released a statement admitting he had an extramarital affair that resulted in a daughter who is now 12 years old. Now the mother of his baby is accusing him of not being able to pay the child support payments. READ MORE

First Lady Michelle Obama Joins Twitter


First lady Michelle Obama joined the Twitterverse this week with the handle @michelleobama.  In the first 24 hours Michelle gained over 250,000 followers.

The #Obama2012 campaign staff launched Mrs. Obama’s Twitter account Thursday but have stated that they will be making the updates, except ones signed “-mo”, which will be from the first lady herself.  Here are her first tweets.. READ MORE

Singer Hank Williams, Jr. has issued an apology today for a comment he made that compared President Obama to dictator Adolf Hitler. Williams’ comments caused his song to be pulled from the ESPN network where fans know him for his song Are You Ready for Some Football, which is the theme song for Monday night football. The song has been a part of the series telecasts since 1989. READ MORE

President Obama To Talk Jobs To Congress Tonight

President Obama will address the Congress during a joint-session tonight at 7 PM to discuss the countries dire economic state. With elections a little more than a year away, President Barack Obama has come under pressure from both the left and the right to create jobs for the millions of Americans that have been out of work since the start of the “Great Recession.” President Obama is expected to announce a $300 billion plan to get the economy roaring and creating jobs again. The package of ideas will more than likely include: unemployment insurance, spending to support construction jobs, tax relief, and aid to states to keep people in their jobs. The plan will also include a long-term plan of how to pay for this job creation plan. READ MORE

Happy Birthday to President Barack Obama! Soul singer Jennifer Hudson went to Chicago yesterday to give him a special gift: her rendition of Happy Birthday! Everybody knows that Jennifer’s got vocals and this song was no different. She made a visit to the Aragon Ballroom and looked fabulous as always showing off her great figure. Check the video out below: READ MORE

Lupe Fiasco Calls President Obama A Terrorist

“To me, the biggest terrorist is Obama in the United States of America,” he said in an interview with CBS News’ “What’s Trending.” “For me, I’m trying to fight the terrorism that’s actually causing the other forms of terrorism. The root cause of terrorism is the stuff that the U.S. government allows to happen, the foreign policies that we have in place in different countries that inspire people to become terrorists. And it’s easy for us, because it’s really just some oil that we can really get on our own.”

Lupe also explained why he is not a part of the American political process in any way, despite being a rapper that addresses societal issues.

He continued,

“I don’t vote. I don’t get involved in politics. Because it’s meaningless, to be honest. First of all, I’m a real big believer if I’m going to vouch for someone, I’m going to stand behind everything they do. If I’m going to say I stand behind this person and write on a piece of paper that says I stand for READ MORE

U.S. Presidnet Barack Obama’s grandmother has received death threats from the African branch of al-Qaida, prompting stepped up security around her home in Kenya, ABC News reported on Thursday. Sarah Obama, the U.S. president’s step-grandmother, informed the Kenyan police that she had received a personal threat from al-Shabaab, the Somalia-based branch of al-Qaida, ABC reported.

Security personnel were sent to guard the elder Obama’s home the day after her grandson announced the killing of al-Qaida mastermind Osama bin Laden, but the personal threat has prompted increased security and round-the-clock surveillance of her Africa home, the report said.

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