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Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg Team Up for Reality Show

Is it too early to call this the best reality show ever?

(Newser) - Lewis and Clark. Astaire and Rogers. Ben and Jerry. Simon and Garfunkel. Snoop and Martha. Yes, you can add Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart to the list of Best Duos Ever, because they are teaming up on VH1 for a new reality show, Variety reports. Martha & Snoop's Dinner ... More »

Snoop Dogg: Don't Watch Roots

He's sick of seeing depictions of slavery

(Newser) - To Snoop Dogg, Roots, 12 Years a Slave, Underground, and other depictions of slavery apparently aren't important history lessons, but attempts to rub black people's faces in the oppression they suffered centuries ago. In an expletive-filled Instagram video , the rapper urges fans to steer clear of the History... More »

Snoop Dogg Is Hosting a Nature Show

Gin and moose?

(Newser) - Once again proving its capacity to wield its power for good as well as evil, the Internet is now directly responsible for a new series of nature videos narrated by Snoop Dogg. The rapper honed his nature-narrating skills on Jimmy Kimmel Live with a recurring bit called Plizzanet Earth , CNN... More »

Snoop Dogg Accidentally Promotes Transylvanian Village

'Snoop Dogg checked into Bogata by mistake—but you don't have to'

(Newser) - A small village in northern Romania is reveling in the virtual attention caused by a spelling mistake by Snoop Dogg. Posting a selfie on Instagram, the rapper who has been on tour in Bogota, Colombia, told his fans he was in Bogata, in Transylvania. (It seems he accidentally checked in... More »

Snoop Dogg Launches Epic Weed Website

It's a sort of cannabis encyclopedia

(Newser) - Marijuana enthusiast Snoop Dogg launched a website yesterday, and of course it's all about weed. Merry Jane , which the rapper announced at TechCrunch Disrupt, is what TechCrunch describes as an "information hub" for all things pot; Snoop says it will be a sort of cannabis encyclopedia giving users... More »

Snoop Dogg, Sweden Split Forever Over Weed Bust

Swedish cops bust rapper, who vows never to return

(Newser) - It was a match bound for heartbreak: Sweden, where it is illegal to be high, and Snoop Dogg, who apparently appears in Swedish dictionaries next to the definition of "illegal," have parted ways permanently with the artist at times known as Snoop Lion saying he won't perform... More »

Snoop Dogg Sues Pabst: You Owe Me

Says he deserves proceeds from Colt 45 sale

(Newser) - It's Snoop Dogg vs. Pabst: The rapper sued the brewing company yesterday, claiming the beer-maker owes him a portion of its proceeds from the company's sale last year. The breach-of-contract lawsuit seeks 10% of the net sales price paid to Pabst for its Colt 45 malt beer line,... More »

Top Texas Lawman: Snoop a 'Dope Smoking Cop Hater'

He wasn't happy about trooper's photo with rapper

(Newser) - Texas' chief law enforcement official called Snoop Dogg a "dope smoking cop hater" before reprimanding a state trooper who posed for a picture with the rapper, according to emails made public yesterday. Snoop Dogg posted a photo to Instagram with Department of Public Safety Trooper Billy Spears in March... More »

Texas Trooper to Get Counseling After Snoop Dogg Pic

Not because Billy Spears is traumatized—because his bosses are making him

(Newser) - A photo op at a Texas music festival has landed a state Department of Public Safety trooper in counseling. DPS officer Billy Spears was moonlighting at the SXSW event in Austin two weeks ago, in uniform, when the keynote speaker asked for a picture with him, the Dallas Morning News ... More »

7 Musicians-Turned-Actors

You may have forgotten about some

(Newser) - Who says a celebrity can only do one thing? HLN rounds up 14 musicians who tried their hands at acting. A sampling:
  • Prince, Purple Rain
  • Mick Jagger, The Man From Elysian Fields
  • David Bowie, The Man Who Fell to Earth
  • Michael Jackson, The Wiz
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Colorado Lights It Up With (Legal) 4/20 Bash

Tens of thousands throng Denver for pot holiday

(Newser) - Potheads in Colorado aren't letting a little thing like the fact that The Man says it's OK deter them from lighting up a 4/20 weekend that's suddenly gone mainstream: As CNN reports, the Mile High City is throwing itself a party that by some estimates has attracted... More »

44 Celebs Who Were Classmates

Bet you didn't know these stars went to high school together

(Newser) - Apparently some schools just produce more stars than others. PopSugar rounds up celebrities you may not have realized attended high school together. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list . More »

20 Celebs in Hot Water With Entire Countries

Even the Beatles were once banned from a country

(Newser) - Celebrities get VIP access to pretty much everywhere, right? Not necessarily: Wonderwall rounds up 20 celebrities who have been banned from (or at least gotten into a beef with) entire countries:
  • Richard Gere has been permanently banned from China because he's a little too close to the Dalai Lama,
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9 Celebs Still With Their High School Sweethearts

See, some Hollywood marriages do last

(Newser) - Not all VIP marriages are doomed to fail. The Huffington Post rounds up nine celebrities who are still with their high school sweethearts:
  • Snoop Dogg and Shante Taylor married in 1997, and though Snoop filed for divorce in 2004, they got back together and even renewed their vows in 2008.
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15 Weird Celebrity Friendships

You wouldn't guess these pairs hang out as often as they do

(Newser) - Paris Hilton is good friends with ... Kathy Griffin? Yep. You might expect the comedian would spend her time mocking the socialite, but they've actually been spotted shopping and sunbathing together. Fox News rounds up 14 more "unlikely celebrity BFFs":
  • Tyra Banks and Clay Aiken: The supermodel once wrote
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Goodbye Snoop Dogg, Hello Snoop Lion

Snoop adopts new monicker for reggae album

(Newser) - Snoop Dogg is branching out into new musical styles and more intimidating animal pseudonyms. His Snoopness is about to release a reggae album, under the new monicker Snoop Lion, Rolling Stone reports. His first single, "La La La," is available now, and according to his website, "Snoop... More »

Another Rapper's Kid Snags UCLA Football Scholarship

This time Snoop Dogg's son, Cordell Broadus, is on the receiving end

(Newser) - Apparently UCLA really did not give a fig about all the controversy it stirred up by handing a $54,000 football scholarship to Diddy's kid , because now it's gone and doled out yet another football scholarship to yet another rapper's son. This time around Snoop Dogg's... More »

Tupac Performs at Coachella

Shakur appears with Snoop Dogg ... in hologram form

(Newser) - All of Snoop Dogg's guests during his set last night at Coachella were impressive—Dr. Dre, Eminem, 50 Cent—but none could quite match an appearance by the late Tupac Shakur. Death didn't stop the legendary rapper, who appeared as a hologram, from dueting with Snoop on songs... More »

Border Patrol Drug Dog Busts Snoop

Rapper's a medical marijuana user in Calif.

(Newser) - Snoop Dogg is facing a drug charge in Texas after being busted on the same stretch of highway south of El Paso where Willie Nelson was arrested in 2010 . Border patrol agents who stopped the rapper's tour bus for a routine check smelled marijuana and a drug-sniffing dog led... More »

14 Celebs Misbehaving on Planes

Fights, stinky burritos, and yes, more urine

(Newser) - What is it about celebrities and airplanes? In honor of Gerard Depardieu's recent peeing mishap , the Frisky rounds up 13 more celebs who have behaved quite badly while flying the friendly skies.
  • Josh Duhamel: Fergie's hubby got escorted off a plane when he refused to turn off his
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