Dash didn't agree with Oprah's comments comparing Martin's death to Emmett Till's murder in 1955.
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• Stacey Dash is causing yet another uproar on Twitter. The conservative actress publicly shamed Oprah for her comments about Trayvon Martin’s death. A few weeks ago, the media mogul compared Martin’s death to Emmett Till’s murder in 1955. Dash didn’t like the comparison and felt the need to express her views. “If you aren’t careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing—Malcolm X,” tweeted Dash. She then followed up with a link to the Fox News story in which Oprah compares the murders. “Shame on you @Oprah,” said Dash. The actress is no stranger to controversial comments, this summer she caught flack for backing Paula Deen and last year she drew criticism for supporting former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. [NY Daily News]
• Tamar Braxton says no more babies for her! Braxton appeared on Watch What Happens Live and revealed she’s done having babies. The new mom also says her husband doesn’t pay much attention to their dog, Miracle. “He pays no attention to the dog anymore really. The dog spends most of the time at the hotel, which he actually likes.” However, Braxton points out Miracle has been acting out since the arrival of baby Logan. “He was peeing all over the house, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Don’t pee on my Louboutins,” she said. [EURweb]
• According to sources, the TNT drama Rizzoli & Isles suspended production in the wake of the sudden death of Lee Thompson Young. The former child star was found dead in his apartment Monday. He reportedly died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His manager released a statement about the incident saying, “Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed.” [E! Online]
• Aretha Franklin will not attend a special Major League Baseball luncheon, at which she was scheduled to receive the Beacon Award. The Queen of Soul says her current health condition is preventing her from attending the event in Chicago. “I greatly appreciate being a Beacon Award recipient,” said Franklin. “Presently, I am unable to travel as I continue my treatment. I am working toward a full recovery.” An unidentified person will accept the award on her behalf. [Grio]
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