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When celebrities make insensitive remarks
about race and sexual orientation . . .
Celebrities in hot water
Justin Bieber on racist joke: "My actions were continuing the ignorance"

By Julissa Catalan
(June 5, 2014 | DiversityInc.) - Justin Bieber is attempting some major damage control following the release of footage in which the singer is seen telling a racist joke. Read more

Actor Jonah Hill apologizes for anti-gay slur

By Chris Hoenig
(June 5, 2014 | DiversityInc.) - Actor Jonah Hill took time from promoting his newest movie to apologize for using an anti-gay slur in an attack against a paparazzo. Read more


Salon: Alec Baldwin’s homophobic rage

By Daniel D'Addario
( Nov. 15, 2013 | Salon.com) - The actor and MSNBC talk show host Alec Baldwin’s anger issues are well-known at this point — no one can reasonably be surprised at his outbursts at the paparazzi who follow him or his self-serving, self-pitying interviews about his hope to leave the entertainment industry despite the fact that he hasn’t yet. Read more


Posted on June 10, 2014