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Ebony Magazine Releases Controversial Cover Featuring 'The Cosby Show' Cast


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Ebony magazine has caused controversy with it’s latest cover, which features the cast of ‘The Cosby Show’ and uses a 'shattered glass' effect, with Bill Cosby's image taking most of the impact. So far actors Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Raven-Symoné, who both starred in the sitcom, have spoken about their feelings over the cover and what they think the show's legacy should be in the wake of the Cosby allegations.

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Raven-Symone Apologises For 'Ghetto Names' Comments


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Raven-Symoné has apologised on Facebook for the controversial comments she made on ‘The View’ last week. The former Disney star had caused uproar on social media after saying she would not employ anyone with a ‘ghetto-sounding’ name on the talk show.

Raven-SymoneRaven-Symoné has apologised for comments she made on ‘The View’.

‘My comments about discrimination have spun out of control,’ Symoné wrote. ‘I'd like to begin by saying that I was not attacking a specific race, but repeating a name that was said in a viral video which has received over 2 million likes. I have been denied many jobs because of my skin colour, body size, and age.’

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Raven-Symone Causes Controversy On 'The View' With 'Ghetto Names' Comments


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Raven-Symoné has come under fire on social media for comments she made during an episode of ‘The View’ on Thursday. During a segment on the talk show, the former Disney Channel star said she would discriminate against any job applicant with a “ghetto” name.

Raven-SymoneRaven-Symoné has encountered controversy after comments she made on ‘The View’.

During a discussion about a study released in the Journal of Evolution and Human Behaviour, the host said there were certain names she would discriminate against if she were an employer. “Just to bring it back, can we take back ‘racist’ and say ‘discriminatory,’ because I think that’s a better word,” she told her co-hosts.

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Raven-Symone ‘Fat Shamed’ On ‘The Cosby Show’, Aged Just 7-Years-Old


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Raven-Symoné Pearman has been on a television set since she was three years old. Sadly, her days in the spotlight were not always happy, as she revealed in a recent televised appearance. Whilst appearing on The View on Tuesday (28th July), Raven explained how she was fat shamed at the age of seven and told she was “getting fat”.

Raven SymoneRaven-Symone at the GLSEN Respect Awards in New York in June 2015.

Read More: Raven-Symone Is Officially The View's New Co-Host.

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Raven-Symone Is Officially 'The View's' New Co-Host


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It’s official, Raven-Symoné is your new permanent co-host on ‘The View’. The happy news was delivered at the beginning of Wednesday’s show by host Whoopi Goldberg, before confetti rained down and Raven walked out to the song ‘Celebrate’.

Raven-SymoneThe newest member of ‘The View’s’ team, Raven-Symoné.

"I am so happy. I remember coming on The View when I was 15 years old for the first Cheetah Girls. I'm very happy to be sitting with these smart, talented mentors,” the 29 year old said, before handing out gifts to her new co-workers.

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Raven Symonè - GLSEN Respect Awards New York 2015 held at Cipriani - Arrivals at Cipriani - New York, New York, United States - Monday 1st June 2015

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Tinkerbell: The Legend Of The Neverbeast - Trailer


Long before meeting Peter Pan and his Lost Boys, the islands of Never Land were already the home of adventure. The lands of Pixie Hollow Tinkerbell and her fairy friends notice a bright green comet flash across the sky one night. According to deep legend, when the comet is seen, the dreaded NeverBeast will arrive in Pixie Hollow. All the fairies are terrified, and preparing to defend their home from the monster, when Fawn (Ginnifer Goodwin) stumbles across the beast accidentally. Realising that the NeverBeast is not nearly as bad as anyone thinks, Fawn must convince her friends that they shouldn't judge a book by it's cover before it's too late and they do something they'll regret.

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Raven-Symone Is Unsympathetic To Troubled Hollywood Child Stars - Is She Addressing Lindsay Lohan?


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Raven-Symoné has little sympathy for her fellow child stars who have gone off the rails. In a recent interview with Oprah Winfrey on Where Are They Now?, the 28-year-old actress discussed how she had managed to stay on track despite achieving stardom at a very early age.

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Raven Symone at the New York premiere of Secret of the Wings in 2012.

Read More: Raven Symone's Gay Marriage Twitter Comments Prompt Speculation Surrounding Her Sexual Orientation.

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Tinker Bell: The Pirate Fairy - Clips & Feature


Pixie Hollow fairy friends Tinker Bell, Vidia, Iridessa, Fawn, Silvermist and Rosetta are all blessed with a unique talent to manipulate certain areas of nature. During an ice show, they discover that estranged fairy Zarina is responsible for the poppy decorations which send all the guests to sleep allowing her to steal the Blue Pixie Dust for her pirate friends at Skull Rock. Tink and the others must get the Dust back as soon as possible as it is essential in their ability to fly, but when they manage to anger Zarina by approaching her, they find that all their talents have been swapped between them. Struggling to control their new found powers, they must continue their quest to retrieve the Pixie Dust for when the rest of Pixie Hollow awaken - but that all proves to be easier said than done as time is quickly running out.

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Raven Symone's Gay Marriage Twitter Comments Prompt Speculation Surrounding Her Sexual Orientation


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Raven Symone may have tentatively revealed she is gay following news that more US states are legalizing gay marriage. The actress for the first time has indicated she is a lesbian by tweeting on Friday "I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you."

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Raven Symone at the Simon G Summer Soiree at The Palazzo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, 2011.

Following her tweet, her representatives said ""Raven is not getting married. She was just supporting the fact that she heard on NPR that more states legalized gay marriage today."

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Cryptic Equal Rights Tweet Clarified By Raven-Symoné


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This week The Cosby Show star Raven-Symone once again managed to cause some uproar on Twitter with a status praising recent advances for equal rights in America. The tweet read: "I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you.”

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Raven-Symone celebrated recent advances for equal rights.

It didn’t really clarify what Raven was talking about, but with the Supreme Court rejecting DOMA back in June and Minnesota becoming the latest state to legalize gay marriage this week, there is certainly plenty of good news for Raven to celebrate. Her own marriage plans, however, were not one of those things, as the star was quick to clarify.

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Raven Symone Tuesday 12th June 2012 LGBT Pride Celebration 2012 held at the Great Hall at Cooper Union

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Raven-Symone Friday 29th April 2011 18th Annual Race To Erase MS held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Arrivals Los Angeles, California

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Raven Symone Saturday 16th October 2010 5th Annual Black Girls Rock awards with BET held at the Paradise Theater - Red Carpet Arrivals New York City, USA

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Raven Symone

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10th December, 1985

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Tinkerbell: The Legend Of The Neverbeast - Trailer Trailer

Tinkerbell: The Legend Of The Neverbeast - Trailer Trailer

Long before meeting Peter Pan and his Lost Boys, the islands of Never Land were...

Tinker Bell: The Pirate Fairy Trailer

Tinker Bell: The Pirate Fairy Trailer

Pixie Hollow fairy friends Tinker Bell, Vidia, Iridessa, Fawn, Silvermist and Rosetta are all blessed...

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Good Hair Movie Review

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As I've said before, I have one rule for reviewing a kids' movie: Does it...

Everyone's Hero Movie Review

Everyone's Hero Movie Review

As I've said before, I have one rule for reviewing a kids' movie: Does it...

Dr Dolittle 2 Movie Review

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