Hulk Hogan (whose real name is Terry Bollea) lost his super star status in the WWE after court documents showed that he had made severely racist statements. The transcripts were submitted to a Florida court as part of Hogan's lawsuit against the website Gawker.com. They come from a sex tape Hogan made with the wife of Tampa shock jock Bubba the Love Sponge Clem, and include candid moments where Hogan discusses his daughter's relationship with a "black billionaire." In the tapes, Hogan says:
“I don’t know if Brooke was f*cking the black guy’s son. I mean, I don’t have double standards. I mean, I am a racist, to a point, f*cking n*ggers. But then when it comes to nice people and sh*t, and whatever. I mean, I’d rather if she was going to f*ck some n*gger, I’d rather have her marry an 8-foot-tall n*gger worth a hundred million dollars! Like a basketball player! I guess we’re all a little racist. Fucking n*gger.”
Hogan later apologized for his rant, but it was too late for his relationship with the WWE. He was scrubbed from their site and erased from the WWE Hall of Fame.
Source: Gawker, Radarmore ABOUTAge: age 62
Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia, United States of America
Profession: Wrestler, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Musician, Film Producer + 2 more
Schools: University of South Florida, Hillsborough Community College
Children: Brooke Hogan, Nick Hoganalso ranked#15 OF 94 WWE's Greatest Superstars of the 21st Century#243 OF 253 Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With#283 OF 423 The Most Influential People of All Time
E! Fashion Police host Giuliana Rancic publicly apologized for her "accidental" racist comments about singer/actress Zendaya during an Oscars red carpet recap. Rancic made an insensitive comment about Zendaya's dreadlocks, saying that she thought Zendaya probably smelled like patchouli oil. Fellow host Kelly Osbourne added, "or weed."
Zendaya was offended by the comments, saying that she chose to wear her hair in locs to the award ceremony in order to "showcase them in a positive light, and remind people of color that our hair is good enough."
Rancic apologized on E! News, saying: "I didn’t intend to hurt anybody, but I’ve learned it is not my intent that matters. It’s the result. And the result is that people are offended, including Zendaya, and that is not okay. Therefore, I want to say to Zendaya and anyone else out there that I have hurt, that I am so, so sincerely sorry.”more ABOUTAge: age 41
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Actor, TV Personality
Schools: University of Maryland, College Park, Walt Whitman High School, American University
Children: Edward Duke Rancic
Originally filmed for Bieber's 2011 documentary Never Say Never, Bieber is sitting in a room in Los Angeles with a group of friends. Bieber sets the joke up when his friend can be heard in the background, advising him not to finish the joke, before Bieber smirks and delivers the punchline.
Bieber received a lot of backlash from his fans, Beliebers, on Twitter. One fan said, "Bieber is actually disgusting. Man's gone too far this time." Another one posted: "Bieber – no excuse, no acceptable reason for racism. The use of the N-word [is] disgraceful and racism far too serious to ever be funny."
Since then, Bieber's clean-cut appearance has gone bad boy, getting himself into trouble with the police and disappointing fans all over the world.
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 21
Birthplace: London, Canada
Profession: Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer + 1 more
Schools: St. Michael Catholic Secondary School, Stratford Northwestern Secondary Schoolalso ranked#4 OF 330 Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are#18 OF 53 The Greatest Teen Pop Bands & Artists#53 OF 54 The Most Influential People of 2013#53 OF 63 The Greatest Dancing Singers
In 2014, LA Clippers owner, business magnate, and real estate developer, Donald Sterling was caught making racist remarks to his mistress, V. Stiviano. Stiviano, who is of African-American and Mexican descent, made a recording, released by TMZ on April 26, in which Sterling tells her not to associate publicly with “black people,” especially at Clippers games.
NBA investigators and a forensic expert determined that the voice heard on the audio tape was Sterling's and was not altered. The NBA banned him for life, fined him $2.5 million, and raised the possibility of a forced sale of the team, which could be worth up to $500 million.more ABOUTAge: age 81
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Schools: Theodore Roosevelt High School, California State University, Los Angeles
Children: Scott Sterling, Joanna Sterling, Chris Sterling
No one can forget Mel Gibson telling a policeman during his 2006 DUI arrest that "Jews are responsible for all the wars in the world." In 2010, several voicemails were released of the hot-headed actor and filmmaker going postal on his ex-wife Oksana Grigorieva. In one of his rants, Gibson wished that his ex got raped by a pack of the "n" word and in another, he referred to Mexicans as "wetbacks."
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 59
Birthplace: Peekskill, New York, United States of America
Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor + 2 more
Schools: National Institute of Dramatic Art, St Leo's Catholic College
Children: Hannah Gibson, Thomas Gibson, Christian Gibson, Edward Gibson, William Gibson + 3 more
Medical Conditions: Bipolar disorderalso ranked#10 OF 98 The All-Time Greatest Action Stars#31 OF 121 Famous Actors Who Were Almost James Bond#63 OF 1072 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History#63 OF 172 The Greatest Living Directors
The butter-loving queen of Southern cooking practically lost her business empire and was fired by the Food Network after she was caught in the middle of a racially charged controversy in 2013. Deen admitted to using the "n" word and was accused by a former employee of racial harassment.
(Source)more ABOUTAge: age 68
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States of America
Profession: Cook, TV chef, Restaurateur, Author, Actor + 1 more
Schools: Albany High School
Children: Jamie Deen, Bobby Deen
Medical Conditions: Type 2 diabetesalso ranked#14 OF 39 The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs
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