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8 Celebs Who Have Taught College Classes

From Kanye West to Amal Clooney

(Newser) - With their surreal and sometimes bizarre lives, it's not surprising that celebrities are occasionally the subjects of college-level classes ( The Sociology of Miley Cyrus , anyone?), but some A-listers have also been inspired to get behind the lecture podium, too. Below are eight celebs who've moonlighted as college... More »

D'Angelo Cuts Album for First Time in 14 Years

'Black Messiah' came out last night

(Newser) - R&B icon D'Angelo released a new album last night—notable because it's his first album in 14 years. Questlove, who's one of the many contributors featured on the album, played Black Messiah at a Manhattan hotel bar listening party, telling the audience, "It's a... More »

NBC Bans Walk-On Hijinks for Jimmy Fallon's Drummer

Network execs want to clear all choices after Bachmann incident

(Newser) - Bad news for those of you who were highly amused by Questlove's choice of walk-on song for Michele Bachmann: It won't be happening again. The Late Night With Jimmy Fallon drummer tells Rolling Stone he was informed the very next morning that he must now clear every song... More »

Bachmann Gets Her Apology From NBC

VP calls Fallon incident 'unacceptable'

(Newser) - Apparently outrage from Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck , and Michele Bachmann herself did the trick: NBC’s vice president sent a personal letter to Bachmann apologizing for the Late Night With Jimmy Fallon walk-on song incident , the AP reports. The VP called it “not only unfortunate but also unacceptable,”... More »

Limbaugh, Beck Outraged Over Fallon-Bachmann Incident

Limbaugh responds by 'introducing' Michelle Obama...

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck have both weighed in on the Michele Bachman-Jimmy Fallon incident , coming down firmly on the side of Bachmann. “She’s right, if that had been Michelle Obama or Hillary Clinton” who was introduced with a derogatory song, “NBC would have fired the entire... More »

Bachmann Demands NBC Apology for Fallon 'Outrage'

She's still cool with Jimmy, though

(Newser) - Apparently apologies from Questlove and Jimmy Fallon weren’t enough for Michele Bachmann. Reflecting on her Late Night introduction song incident—which she called “an outrage”—Bachmann insisted to Fox's America’s Newsroom that, while she accepts Fallon’s apology, she wants one from NBC as well.... More »

Now Fallon Apologizes to Bachmann

'Late Night' host apologizes via Twitter

(Newser) - Questlove isn’t the only one who’s sorry about the less-than-flattering walk-on song the Roots played for Michele Bachmann’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon appearance Monday. Fallon himself apologized to Bachmann via Twitter yesterday, tweeting, "I'm honored that @michelebachmann was on our show yesterday and I'... More »

Fallon's Drummer: Sorry About That Bachmann Song

... the one called 'Lyin' Ass Bitch'

(Newser) - Most of today's buzz about Michele Bachmann's appearance on Jimmy Fallon's show last night wasn't so much about her yukking it up with the host but about the song that Fallon's band played as she entered. The Roots chose Fishbone's "Lyin' Ass Bitch,... More »

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