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Jews and Money. Asian Drivers. Polish IQ. CPT… that's racist! But where do these stereotypes come from? Comedian Mike Epps explores the backstories of this humor and how history and fact often distorts into a snide – but sometimes funny – shorthand.
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The Critics' Choice Movie Awards were handout out in Los Angeles and there were several moments that have left people talking. ...
Ben Affleck took the stage to accept the prize for best actor - and commented about the irony that he was overlooked by the Oscars that same day. The other water cooler moment came as Anne Hathaway accepted the award for best supporting actress - noting that the producers made a little mistake with her name.
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The Critics' Choice Movie Awards were handout out in Los Angeles and there were several moments that have left people talking. Ben Affleck took the stage to accept the prize for best actor - and commented about the irony that he was overlooked by the Oscars that same day. The other water cooler moment came as Anne Hathaway accepted the award for best supporting actress - noting that the producers made a little mistake with her name. Beyonce is using her Super Bowl performance to stage a reunion. Various media outlets are reporting that the signer will reunite with Destiny's Child members, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, to perform a montage of their greatest hits and debut a new song to be released by the group. If the reunion rumors are true, it will their first live performance together since 2006. Evan Rachel Wood is pregnant. A rep for the 25-year-old actress has confirmed that she and her husband, Jamie Bell, are indeed expecting. No further details - like the sex of the baby or a due date - have been revealed. Finally, the first official portrait of Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, has been revealed. Opinions over the painting have been sharply divided - some saying the artist captured the future Queen of England's beauty, others saying that the picture ages her. Regardless of opinion, the work will hand at Britain's National Portrait Gallery.