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Mark Zuckerberg’s sister Randi accidentally shared a private family photo, apparently confused by or unable to grasp Facebook’s privacy settings.
How’s that for the definition of irony?
Randi Zuckerberg, the former head of marketing for Facebook and the executive producer of Bravo’s reality series Silicon Valley, posted the above photo on Facebook.
The candid family picture is of Randi and her family (including sister Arielle Zuckerberg and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg) reacting to the new Poke app.
The problem arose when Callie Schweitzer, director of marketing and projects atMore >
“I am a victim,” Ryan Lanza, the 24-year-old brother of Newtown killer Adam Lanza, supposedly told the New York Post yesterday in a Facebook chat.
“I loss [sic] my mom and brother.”
However, a spokesman for the family blames an imposter for hacking Ryan’s Facebook page and says Ryan did not post the messages in this story.
In a Facebook photo tribute, Ryan Lanza appeared to have shared a smiling image of his younger brother, Adam Lanza, smiling. “R.I.P.,” he wrote.
“I will miss you bro. I will always love you as long as I live.”
Ryan’s account also posted a picture of hisMore >
The movie theater inside which James Holmes took the lives of 12 people last Friday is offering to pay for the funerals of those lost in the massacre.
As first reported by TMZ, several services were held this week, including one for a 32-year old mother of two named Rebecca Wingo.
And insiders say the owners of Cinemark called the chapel where her funeral was being held and made it clear it would cover the expenses for Wingo and also all other victims of the tragedy.
Rebecca’s mother actually turned down the offer, sources confirm, but only because the Victims Advocate Fund has alreadyMore >
Dane Cook has apologized for being an insensitive jerk bag.
On Thursday night, the unfunny stand-up comedian joked that people inside the Aurora, Colorado movie theater last week were probably wishing they’d be shot because The Dark Knight Rises is such a bad movie.
Shockingly, anyone with an ounce of sympathy and intelligence came down hard on Cook, prompting him to write the following on Twitter:
I am devastated by the recent tragedy in Colorado & did not mean to make light of what happened.
I made a bad judgment call with my material lastMore >
Sherman Hemsley, the actor who created one of the most memorable characters in sitcom history, died today of at his home in El Paso. He was 74.
Hemsley starred first on All My Family and later on The Jeffersons as George Jefferson. He was also a professional singer who released a single in 1989 titled “Ain’t that A Kick in the Head.”
TMZ first reported Hemsley’s passing and has no news on the cause of his death. The actor does not leave behind any wife or children.
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At times like this, when the nation is witness to a senseless tragedy and stories about the victims begin to leak out and disturbing news concerning the shooter becomes public and you can see a debate between the Left and Right forming over gun control…
… sometimes you just need to sit back and watch an adorable little kitten insist on playing with a giant Doberman.
You just need to smile and appreciate the smaller things in life. That’s the goal here. Enjoy, readers:
Excerpt from: Adorable Kitten Takes on Giant Doberman [Video]Tweet
Amidst the sadness and shock over the fatal Aurora, Colorado shooting at a Dark Knight Rises screening early Friday morning, many celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their sympathy for the victims and their families.
Many have also used this as an opportunity to push for stricter gun laws, an area in which President Barack Obama has been considered a total failure by The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
Here is a sampling of star Tweets on the matter. Read through them and share your take with us now:
Cory Monteith: guns don’t kill people, people do etc.. but until we canMore >
NFL star Pacman Jones, the poster child for pro athletes behaving badly, must pay $11.6 MILLION in damages to the victims of a Las Vegas strip club shooting.
Pacman (real name Adam) had been sued by Aaron Cudworth and Thomas Urbanski, two security guards who were shot outside Minxx strip club in February 2007.
The now-famous incident began when Jones “made it rain” with THOUSANDS of $1 bills … then got pissed when a stripper began taking it without his permission.
A fight ensued outside the club and three people were shot, including Cudworth and Urbanski. Pacman was sued, even though heMore >
In the wake of the Oakland school shooting, celebrities took to Twitter to express their condolences to the victims and their families and offer thoughts and prayers.
A former student shot and killed seven people at Oikos University, a tiny Christian college, yesterday, shocking the nation. Some of the most notable tweets:
- “Sending out my prayers for those involved in the classroom shooting at OIKOS University in Oakland, CA. All we need is LOVE” – Khloe Kardashian Odom.
- “My prayers go out to those involved in the shooting” – Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria.
- “7 dead, 3More >