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Jerry Lee Lewis Marries Cousin's Ex

Rocker, 76, says 'I do' again

(Newser) - Jerry Lee Lewis caused a scandal in the late 1950s when he married his 13-year-old cousin. Half-a-century later, the 76-year-old rocker has married his seventh wife, and this time it's more of a family tree brain-teaser. Follow the bouncing ball if you can: His new wife, 62-year-old Judith Brown,... More »

Rock's Worst Career Moves

Bob Dylan's Christmas album is just the latest in a long line

(Newser) - Bob Dylan’s decision to record a Christmas album is certainly ill-advised—“fans may have stuck by him throughout the musically self-destructive late '60s, the God-bothering late '70s, and the Grateful Dead-collaborating-Madonna-imitating mid '80s, but surely even Bob's fans have a limit,” writes John Matthew Hall for the... More »

7 Celebs Who Married Cousins

Bach, Rudy, Einstein all kept it in the family

(Newser) - These seven celebrities looked no further than their own family tree for a bride, Mental Floss reports—they married their cousins:
  1. Johann Sebastian Bach: Had 7 of his 20 children with Maria.
  2. Edgar Allen Poe: Fell for Virginia when she was 7; they wed when she was 13.
  3. Jerry Lee
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Still in Love With Jumpin' Jack Flash

Even GOP candidate fawns over rock stars, Washington Post says

(Newser) - Rock stars snort powders and cremated parents, promote thuggish personas, and do it all for a corporate dollar – yet we only love them all the more, says the Washington Post’s Robin Givhan. Even Mike Huckabee revealed his un-GOP admiration for Keith Richards, pardoning his reckless driving charge and... More »

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