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9 Stars Who've Filed for Bankruptcy

Some of them have even filed twice

(Newser) - Being famous doesn't guarantee you'll never go broke, as these celebrities rounded up by Radar prove. A sampling:
  • Burt Reynolds: He filed for bankruptcy in the 1990s after his divorce; he was $10 million in debt at the time.
  • Toni Braxton: She's declared bankruptcy not once but
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7 Celebs Who Served in the Military

Drew Carey, Bill Cosby on the list

(Newser) - Not all celebrities had a typical route to fame— the Stir rounds up seven stars who once served in the military:
  • Drew Carey: Marine Corps, six years.
  • Bill Cosby: Navy, hospital corpsman, four years. He served in the Korean War.
  • Ice-T: Army, four years.
  • MC Hammer: Navy, Aviation Storekeeper 3rd
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AMA's Big Winner: a Canadian

Justin Bieber dominates the night with 3 awards

(Newser) - The big winner at last night's American Music Awards was ... a Canadian. Justin Bieber won artist of the year, which he also grabbed in 2010, as well as favorite pop/rock male artist and favorite pop/rock album. "I want to say this is for all the haters who thought... More »

Most Popular Celeb Twitterers

(Newser) - Celebrity oversharing on Twitter has gone from the drama-ridden (Lindsay Lohan) to the inane (Solange Knowles, Ashlee Simpson-Wentz, and Nicole Richie making playdates for their kids). The New York Daily News zeroes in on the most popular celeb Twitterers, starting with Britney Spears, who has Ashton Kutcher on her heels.... More »

MC Hammer Lands Reality Show

'90s rapper to A&E viewers: It's Hammertime

(Newser) - MC Hammer will follow his upcoming concert with Vanilla Ice with another project sure to inspire nostalgia: a half-hour reality show. Hammertime, which will air later this year, follows the once-bankrupt rapper as he "lives a more economically balanced life," the A&E show's reps said.... More »

Hello, 1991: MC Hammer, Vanilla Ice Plan Concert

Nineties rap stars will appear in Utah

(Newser) - Your inner adolescent is not going to believe this: MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice are back. And they’re back together, reports TMZ. The aging rappers will team up Feb. 27 for a concert in, of all places, Orem, Utah—a town commonly referred to as “Family City USA.... More »

Mr. Hip Hop, You Need to Stop

Yahoo lists the worst rappers to ever pick up a mic

(Newser) - Before Chingy or Master P came Shaq's failed try at rap. And before him were many other shameful attempts at the lyrical flow. Yahoo lists the worst rappers ever:
  1. Vanilla Ice: The "Ice Ice Baby" king also failed as an actor in Cool as Ice.
  2. MC Hammer started a
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U(Tube) Can't Touch This!

MC Hammer plans dance video site to let dancers share moves

(Newser) - Dance is lighting up small screens all over—witness “Dancing with the Stars,” “So You Think You Can Dance?,” and Jud Laipply's “The Evolution of Dance”—currently the most viewed clip on YouTube. But it's going to be Hammer Time again, as dance-icon MC... More »

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