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Fired PR Exec Justine Sacco Says She 'Really Suffered' After Unfunny AIDS Tweet… And Still Defends It!

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Hmm… we wonder if she ever thought about how much people with AIDS, as well as their friends and family have really suffered.

You may remember Justine Sacco. She's the former IAC PR exec who was on her way to a vacation in South Africa last December, and tweeted:

"Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding! I'm white."

[ Related: PR Executive Fired After "Hateful" Tweets On AIDS & Africa Go Viral! See Her Apology HERE! ]

Well, she was promptly fired, and has been featured in a new book, called So You've Been Publicly Shamed, authored by Jon Ronson. The author is sympathetic with Sacco, but it doesn't make a ton of sense.

Especially considering she defends her horrible 'joke.'

In her section of the book, Justine explains

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It's Official — Nick Cannon CONFIRMS It's Over Between Him & Mariah Carey!

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Well, we can't say we're surprised!

While it's common knowledge that Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey's marriage ended back in August, Nick revealed the two are officially separated during a Monday morning chat with Good Morning America host, Lara Spencer.

Lara opened the intimate interview by stating:

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Barbie's New Book Gets SLAMMED By Parents Who Say It's Sexist! Find Out Why HERE!

Barbie is once again stirring up controversy, but this time it's because of a book!

At this point, we're not too surprised when we hear about a new Barbie toy rubbing parents the wrong way!

But when we heard her new book about her quest to become a computer engineer was stirring up controversy, we were a bit caught off guard!

At first glance, Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer seems like a harmless story of Barbie exploring the world of computer engineering! In fact, it's downright empowering when you think about it!

The only issue is Barbie comes across a few obstacles along the way, and she's only able to fix them with a little help from her MALE friends!

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This HOT New Fifty Shades Of Grey Movie Tie-In Cover Will Give You A Whole New Reason To Crack The Books!

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Boner alert! Obviously Fifty Shades Of Grey was going to release a new edition to tie into the movie, but dayum this is hotter than we expected!

Instead of just pics of Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan looking all seductive, we get a pic of some hot, borderline-chokie makeouts!

If THAT doesn't make you want to give the pages another turn, we don't know what will!

[ Video: Fifty Shades Of Grey's New Trailer Finally Reveals The Contract! Where Do We Sign Up!? ]

The 50 Shades movie tie-in edition hits the stands on January 6, over a month before the film's Valentine's Day release.

And just so you know? The book DOES go full frontal!

[Image via Random House.]

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Watch LeVar Burton Read One Of His Favorite Books — Go The F*ck To Sleep — For Charity!

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Gather ‘round, everyone!

It's time for some Reading Rainbow throwback goodness!

LeVar Burton, the legendary show's host, sat down with a group of adults to read them the fan favorite fiction, Go The F*ck To Sleep! LOLz!

[ Photos: '80s Celebs We Didn't Know Were On Twitter ]

The message is simple: get your a** to sleep because it's bedtime — but LeVar is so much better at saying that than we ever could be!

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Study Finds Where You Sit At A Restaurant Determines How Much You Eat! Do 'Fat Tables' Really Exist??

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Brian Wasink is the director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab and a leading food psychologist.

So he's kinda someone you'd trust on matters of food science.

He's just written a new book called Slim by Design and in it he explores how minor factors can affect how many calories we can consume in a sitting.

One of those minor factors is what table you sit at in a restaurant! Wasink said:

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Notebook Author Nicholas Sparks Pegged As A Racist, Homophobe, & Anti-Semite?! A Former Employee Claims All Of The Above!

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These are some serious allegations.

A former headmaster of the Epiphany School for Global Studies, founded by Nicolas Sparks, is suing the famous author over anti-Semitic, homophobic, and racist remarks.

The suit claims a litany of horrible comments made by Sparks, including this terrible remark concerning the complete lack of diversity at the school:

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