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Dick Clark Banned Gays & Interracial Couples From American Bandstand?! See Former Stars' Claims HERE!

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Dick Clark is one of the most beloved icons of American television. But was his American Bandstand a hotbed of sexual and racial discrimination?

That's the claim made some inside sources, including stars of the show!

According to a new report, Mr. Clark made a point of ferreting out any gay regulars and throwing them off the show!

Bandstand regular Eddie Kelly tells a similar story of quiet oppression. He says:

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Obama Remembers Dick Clark As 'America's Oldest Teenager'

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Barack and Michelle Obama have joined the rest of the world in mourning the loss of Dick Clark after a sudden heart attack took his life on Wednesday.

The President and his First Lady have released a LOVELY joint statement, which perfectly honors "America's oldest teenager," as Obama calls him.

Obama declares that the American Bandstand host is responsible for introducing "decades' worth of viewers to the music of our times" and praises him for "the way he made us feel."

Read the entire statement from the Commander In Chief and his wife … AFTER THE JUMP!

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Fans Honor Dick Clark With A Candlelight Vigil Outside The American Bandstand Theater

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America lost a legend yesterday. Dick Clark, the longtime host of American Bandstand and New Year's Rockin' Eve, passed away after a massive heart attack at the age of 82.

As expected, fans and celebrities alike were instantly mourning his passing. To honor one of the most famous television personalities of ALL TIME, people in Bronson, Mississippi gathered outside Dick Clark's American Bandstand Theater last night for a candlelight vigil.

Hundreds of fans visited

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Ryan Seacrest Remembers Mentor Dick Clark

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Oh Ryan, we've never seen you show such emotion!

After the super sad news broke of Dick Clark's death yesterday, celebs took to Twitter to mourn the late Father of musical TV.

Ryan Seacrest's heart was perhaps hit a little harder than the rest of Hollywood, a feeling reflected in HIS post-mortem Tweet.

After last night's American Idol, Ryan remembered his close friend and mentor in an emotional interview (above).

Sniff sniff!

Our condolences go out again to Ryan and all of Dick's family, friends and fans who will surely miss him.

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Denis Leary Calls Dick Clark A "Leather Faced Lizard Person"

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Jeez, Denis Leary. You couldn't wait A WEEK to insult the recently deceased? Allow some time for some of us to grieve. Pretty insensitive.

After 'mourning' the late, great media legend Dick Clark, the emotionally fragile fire fighter from Rescue Me took to his Twitter barely 24 hours after, and posted this snarky comment:

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