The legendary singer shared his opinion about our nation's current gun laws at his House Full of Toys benefit.
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• For the 16th consecutive year, Stevie Wonder held his annual House Full of Toys benefit over the weekend. However, this year’s concert was overshadowed by the recent events in Newtown, Connecticut. During the course of the show, Wonder called for stricter gun laws saying, “I think we’re at a very interesting time now where we can use again tragedy such as this, which is a major tragedy, as a way to move forward to something that we need to confront. I think people can’t think like they’re living in the wild, wild west going into 2013. With guns and their accessibilities, there have to be stronger and stricter gun laws. It’s okay saying no. It’s okay particularly when you know some people are not as mentally stable. So you don’t want them to have a gun or any other kind of weapon at their disposal.” [Rolling Stone]
• In related news, Jamie Foxx is speaking out against the violence saying what’s shown on TV and in film plays a large role in what happens in reality. “We cannot turn our back and say that violence in films or anything that we do doesn’t have a sort of influence,” said Foxx during a Django interview on Saturday. “It does.” [Grio]
• Actor Donald Faison jumped the broom this weekend for the second time. He married longtime girlfriend Cacee Cobb at Zach Braff’s Los Angeles home. “What a happy day,” he shared on Twitter. Cobb’s bridesmaids, including famed best friend Jessica Simpson, wore black gowns. Faison has four kids from previous relationships. [People]
• Seal is looking to move into a new bachelor pad. The singer placed a formal bid on a $6 million Los Angeles mansion recently. It has four bedrooms, five and a half baths, a media room, private gym and two separate kitchens. There’s no word if his offer was accepted. [TMZ]
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