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Did Clint Eastwood tarnish his film legacy?

Rush Limbaugh praised Clint Eastwood's surprise appearance on the last day of the 2012 GOP Convention in Tampa, saying that he "loved" the star's speech. Eastwood took the stage on Thursday night just before Mitt Romney accepted the Republican

"God bless Clint Eastwood for coming and supporting Romney. It shows that he is interested in the outcome of America,” Oscar-winning producer Gerald Molen, who's latest project is the controversial documentary “2016: Obama's America,” told FOX411's Pop

Clint Eastwood spoke at the Republican National Convention last night, talking to an empty chair on prime-time television as he chided President Obama, endorsed Mitt Romney as best man for the commander-in-chief job and summarized his positions by

Whether they agree or not with his politics, no matter how people feel about his films or the whole Dirty Harry thing, everyone loves Clint Eastwood. Actors love Clint, writers love Clint, other directors love Clint. In thousands of interviews across

Is this a trailer for the new Clint Eastwood film? A light-hearted buddy cop movies where a surly, rambling old man and his invisible friend with a penchant

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He Took Hip-Hop From Gritty to Global

Music mogul Chris Lighty is dead at the age of 44 in what police are ruling as a suicide, and the news has left most of the industry in shambles. Lighty, founder of Violator Entertainment, was a manager to countless stars and rappers like Saigon and

Nick Cannon: "I'm devastated right now. I can't believe my big brother Chris Lighty is gone He was a pioneer, a mentor, and a great friend RIP. I truly believe to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord, but I just feel like Chris's

Hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty killed himself Thursday after a heated argument with his estranged wife in the Bronx, police sources told the Daily News. Lighty — a longtime manager who worked with the likes of 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Diddy, Ja Rule and

A little something for them, a little something for us: that's how Chris Lighty, LL Cool J's manager, liked to do business. Mr. Lighty, who died on Thursday in an apparent suicide, at 44, was one of the most powerful managers in hip-hop, an executive

Chris Lighty, a hip-hop mogul who helped the likes of Sean "Diddy" Combs, 50 Cent and Mariah Carey attain not only hit records but also lucrative careers outside music, was found dead in his New York City apartment Thursday in an apparent suicide.

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Clint Eastwood speech with empty chair upstages Mitt Romney at GOP convention

The multiple Oscar winner drew a wide range of reactions for a surprise address that included a debate with an empty chair and several applause lines.

Political conventions are TV shows, only TV shows, and the one from Tampa last night starred a silver-maned screen icon named Clint Eastwood who drifted wildly off-script, addressed an empty chair, put words in the mouth of an invisible “president

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Today is the first full session of the RNC after the start was delayed due to Tropical Storm Isaac. (Photo

On Thursday night, Clint Eastwood, the Academy Award-winning actor, director, and screenwriter, delivered one of the most bizarre political convention speeches in American history. Speaking without prepared remarks,

Transcript of Clint Eastwood speech at RNC. Published August 30, 2012. The following is a transcript of actor Clint Eastwood's speech at the Republican National Convention on Aug. 30, 2012. EASTWOOD: Thank you very much. Thank you.

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Robin Roberts' Mother, Lucimarian Roberts, Dies at 88

The “GMA” anchor made her final appearance Thursday before going on medical leave for a bone marrow transplant. Roberts' departure was first planned for Friday, but she told viewers she chose to exit a day early to visit

(Courtesy: Upper Room)Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts was the first African-American to head Mississippi's Board of Education. Her passion for music and poetry led her to write a book this year titled "My Story, My Song," on which Robin Roberts collaborated.

My Song,' featuring daughter Robin Roberts. "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts, who has been battling her own serious health problems the last few years, lost her mother on Thursday night, according to a report on an ABC News affiliate.

It's almost too much for anyone to bear Now we know why "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts left a day before her scheduled medical leave –…

ABC News said of Robin's mother: “Lucimarian Tolliver Roberts was the first African American to head Mississippi's board of education. She was passionate about music and poetry and just this year authored a book titled, 'My Story, My Song,' which Robin

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Fact check: Mitt Romney's convention speech

Newly crowned Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney launched a text-to-donate effort Friday, following a similar move by President Obama's campaign last week. Mobile phone users will be able to give $10 to Romney's presidential campaign by

WASHINGTON — With America embroiled in its longest armed conflict, Mitt Romney became the first Republican since 1952 to accept his party's nomination without mentioning war. Three election cycles after the 2001 terrorist attacks, neither Romney nor

I'll admit it: I'm not entirely sure what to say about Mitt Romney's convention-capping speech tonight, in part because Mitt Romney appears not to have.

I'll admit it: I'm not entirely sure what to say about Mitt Romney's convention-capping speech tonight, in part because Mitt Romney appears not to have.

We know how Mitt Romney feels about marijuana. But what about caffeine? A.P. notes that he "joins other observant Mormons in shunning alcohol and coffee,"

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