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Hits and Misses: Cody Simpson, 50 Cent, Maya Angelou and More

Posted on May 30, 2014 by
Cody Simpson on Dancing With The Stars

HIT: Cody Simpson, The Valedictorian

Cody Simpson

SOURCE: Cody SImpson on Instagram

It turns out that Cody Simpson has one smart brain on those brawny shoulders! The 17-year-old singer-songwriter graduated at the top of his high school class earlier this week. “Intelligence is the sexiest thing in the entire world,” he said during his speech, and would later tweet. No wonder we’re so attracted to you…

MISS: Dr. Maya Angelou Passes Away

Maya Angelou with Barack Obama

SOURCE: NBC News

Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86 Wednesday morning. The legendary author, poet and college professor was a source of inspiration for world leaders, writers, entertainers, women and men all around the world. Prior to writing her break out autobiography, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Angelou was an actress singer and dancer in the 1950s and 1960s.

HIT: 50 Cent Walked Away From Disastrous First Pitch With A Smile on His Face

50 Cent

SOURCE: ABC News

50 Cent threw out what may just be the worst celebrity first pitch ever on Monday. His throw before the New York Mets home game against the Pittsburgh Pirates veered way off into foul ball territory. He did, however, walk away with a huge smile on his face. Good try, Fiddy.

MISS: Lil’ Wayne Call Out Justin Bieber’s Manager Scooter Braun In A Video

Lil Wayne Lil Twist

On behalf of former Bieber entourage member Lil Twist, Rapper Lil Wayne says a few choice curse-riddled words for Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun in a video leaked on Monday. “N—a this my motherf—in’ brother,” he said in the now private video. “Anything you got to say, when you see me say it to my motherf—in’ face, and if you do happen to say it to my motherf—in’ face, I ain’t gonna make you eat them words n—a, I’ma put them bitches on your tombstone.”

The drama most likely stems from the rumours that Braun planted fake stories about Twist to oust him from Bieber’s inner circle.

As far as we know, Braun and Justin are still chummy. The two took a photo together at Braun’s little brother’s wedding over the weekend.

HIT: LeVar Burton Cries After Reading Rainbow Reaches Its $1 Million Funding Goal

LeVar Burton couldn’t help but shed a few tears after his Kickstarter to bring Reading Rainbow to the web reached its $1 million goal in just one day. Looks like he can shed a few more tears as it looks like he and the Reading Rainbow crew are well on their way to $3 million. The Kickstarter fund is currently at $2.7 million.

MISS: Daily Star Publishes Fake Harry Styles Nude

harry styles

Hoping to top The Daily Mail’s latest One Direction scoop, the United Kingdom’s The Daily Star jumped at the chance to publish an X-rated photo of 1D heartthrob, Harry Styles. The paper’s early Friday issue had the impressive headline “1D HARRY X-RATED SEX PIC SHAME” and a photo of a naked torso purportedly belong to Harry splashed across its front page. Little did they know that they were duped; the photo was a fake. The paper’s later edition featured  a new headline to make up for its gaffe: “1D HARRY FURY AT FAKED SEX PIC.”

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