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CoverGirl's First Male Brand Ambassador Gets The Whole Company In Trouble With Ignorant Africa Tweet!

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CoverGirl may have hit a slight speed bump with their first CoverBoy.

Just last October, James Charles made headlines when he was named the first male brand ambassador for the the female-named company.

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But the 17-year-old beauty vlogger's spokesperson status may be in jeopardy thanks to a Twitter joke that wasn't exactly what one looks for in a spokesperson.

Commenting on his feelings about a class trip to South Africa, James wrote in a now-deleted Tweet:

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Lisa Vanderpump Speaks About Ebola At The United Nations Before Stopping By Watch What Happens Live!

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Monday night was pretty busy for Lisa Vanderpump.

Not only was it the season finale of her hit Bravo series Vanderpump Rules, but the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star also gave a speech at The United Nations.

Those two events couldn't be more different from one another.

She gave a super serious speech in New York about the ebola outbreak, saying:

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Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, & The Rest Of The Hunger Games Stars Star In This Important Ebola PSA!

We LOVE when stars come together for an AH-Mazing cause like this.

The cast of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 got together to inform the world about some incredibly important points involving the Ebola pandemic.

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Watch as Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Jeffrey Wright, Julianne Moore, Mahershala Ali, Liam Hemsworth, and Dr. Paul Farmer drop some significant truth bombs about the epidemic.

Like, did you know that out of 19,648 cases of the disease worldwide, 19,643 of them were in West Africa?

Ch-ch-check out the important PSA (above) for more!

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Time Magazine Reveals Their Person Of The Year Cover! The Honor Goes To…

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Ebola fighters!

The brave men and women who put their lives on the line to help others in need surely deserve to be named TIME magazine's Person of the Year!

What started out as an outbreak turned into an epidemic that scared the whole world.

So, why did the longtime magazine decide to give the title of Person of the Year to those who helped fight the fight against ebola?

We'll let TIME Editor Nancy Gibbs explain this.

She writes:

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Here Comes Honey Boo Boo's Anna 'Chickadee' Cardwell Finds A New Gig — Selling Oils Which Can "Prevent" Ebola!

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Well, this is… interesting.

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo's Anna Cardwell aka Chikadee has found a new job to make up for the cancellation of her fam's hit TLC show — and the gig is NOT what you might expect.

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The 20-year-old is now the spokesperson for the company, Young Living Essential Oils, which hawks products on the basis of unsubstantiated claims concerning ebola and even cancer.

According to the corporation's website, one of the available oils can PREVENT ebola, claiming:

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Parents Trick Son Into Thinking He Has Ebola, Film It And Share It Online — Halloween Prank Gone Too Far??

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The last thing we'd want to do is judge another person's parenting skills, but this is pretty brutal!

Tevyn Demmings had her husband take a video of her in a surgical mask, holding a thermometer after taking her son's temperature.

She exclaims, "Look at his temperature!" Then the father confirms it, his son has Ebola.

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New York And New Jersey Order Ebola Quarantines For Returning Doctors And Others!

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Everyone's shook now!

The governors of the states of New York and New Jersey have, along with the rest of the country, been pretty shaken up by the news that a doctor who took a night out in the town has a confirmed case of the Ebola virus.

We've previously reported about how Dr. Craig Spencer is being treated for the scary virus after he returned from Guinea where he volunteered to treat people sick with the virus.

Well, the rules are apparently about to change, and these two governors have ordered a mandatory quarantine for anyone who arrives in an airport who have had any contact with the virus in West Africa.

And that quarantine will last 21 days for anyone who has had contact with the virus — including medical personnel and just regular airline passengers.

Both NJ governor Chris Christie and NY governor Andrew Cuomo said they needed to make rules more strict than the advised guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Here's what governor Cuomo said

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