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It may be hard to believe, but a number of celebrities have been implicated in murder – which isn’t to say that they were directly involved or completely at fault. Some stars were at fault and were found guilty for it, others were found innocent, and some weren’t indicted or tried at all. But one common thread linking each of these celebrities in these unfortunate circumstances is tragedy.
The most recent celebrity to be implicated in murder is Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius. He is currently standing trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, whom he shot to death – he claims accidently – in his Pretoria, South Africa home.
As the next Presidential election draws nigh in November, the two most popular candidates, Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney have been paving the campaign trail. With election year comes slander, controversy and your occasional celebrity political rants. Politics met entertainment with the latest celebrity rant, coming from Nicki Minaj, in which she rapped in vote of Republican Mitt Romney. This was a shock to fans and celebrity bloggers everywhere, but Nicki is not the only popular African-American face that has shown favor to the GOP. Here is a list of some African-American celebrities who have supported or are affiliated with the Republican party:
LL Cool J
LL Cool J attended the Republican Convention in 2004 and has been a supporter of Republican New York governor George Pataki back in 2002. He has never officially stated his political party.
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Most celebrities enjoy their time on the red carpet, but what you might not know is that some of our favorite actors and performers have spent some time in the pen too.
Check out this list of celebs who have done hard time, before reaching stardom….