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Earlier today, we reported that the National Enquirer has plastered alleged pictures of Whitney Houston's open casket across the nation by using it as their cover. We think it's a tasteless, insensitive, morbid thing to do … but we want to know what U think!

Do U think the National Enquirer should be banned from newsstands this week?

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ESPN Removes Hank Williams, Jr. From Monday Night Football Broadcast After Comparing Obama To Hitler

If you're on television, we think it's a good idea to avoid talking about Hitler. ESPECIALLY if you're comparing the most evil man in history to the current President of the United States!

Hank Williams, Jr., the country singer who has opened every Monday Night Football game since 1989 with his theme song Are You Ready For Some Football?, was removed from ESPN's broadcast last night after controversial remarks on FOX News.

He told the hosts of FOX & Friends that a golf game between Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner was "one of the biggest political mistakes ever."

When questioned, he explained, "That would be like Hitler playing golf with (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin) Netanyahu."

The FOX news anchors didn't quite get the analogy and neither did ESPN execs.

ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz announced on Monday afternoon:

“While Hank Williams, Jr. is not an ESPN employee, we recognize that he is closely linked to our company through the open to Monday Night Football. We are extremely disappointed with his comments, and as a result we have decided to pull the open from tonight’s telecast."

Sources say that ESPN is still evaluating whether they intend to use the song in the future. In a statement, Williams didn't exactly offer up an apology, but a little more of an explanation for his remarks, saying:

"Some of us have strong opinions and are often misunderstood. My analogy was extreme - but it was to make a point. I was simply trying to explain how stupid it seemed to me — how ludicrous that pairing was. They're polar opposites and it made no sense. They don't see eye-to-eye and never will. I have always respected the office of the President."

Well, we bet a lot of people will be expressing how "stupid" his "extreme analogy" was to them.

Another "misunderstood" statement was when Mr. Williams, Jr. referred to Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as "The Three Stooges."

Since we can do basic math we were able to infer that this guy actually has no idea what he is talking about!

Ugh! Can someone tell us WHY was this guy invited to offer up political commentary in the first place?

Check out the video above for yourself and let us know if U think ESPN should continue to air his song before future games!

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Roger Ebert CLARIFIES Insensitive Ryan Dunn Tweet

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We agree with what you're saying, Roger, but do you have to use the word "jackass?"

After the news broke about Jackass star Ryan Dunn's death on Monday, Roger Ebert tweeted the following in response to allegations that he was drinking before getting behind the wheel:

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Roger Ebert Backtracks On Ryan Dunn Tweets!

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Roger Ebert caused a bit of controversy yesterday when he scolded deceased Jackass star Ryan Dunn yesterday via Twitter for allegedly being drunk during the crash that took his life, as well as Zachary Hartwell's, and now, the movie critic has taken to his blog to clarify and somewhat apologize for his insensitivity!

He writes:

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Roger Ebert Responds Insensitively To Ryan Dunn's Death

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Ouch.

We understand what he's trying to say, but still - this is extremely insensitive!

Although the news just broke that Jackass star Ryan Dunn passed away after a car accident early this morning, Roger Ebert took to Twitter to respond to allegations that he was drinking before getting behind the wheel!

He

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Meet The NEW Voice Of The Aflac Duck

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Here he is!

After 12,000 submissions and about 6,000 ruptured ear drums, Aflac insurance has found a replacement for Gilbert Gottfried, who got axed after he made some insensitive jokes about the Japanese tsunami tragedy.

The NEW just as annoying voice of the Aflac duck is Daniel McKeague, a a 36-year-old radio sales manager from Hugo, Minnesota.

Congrats on the new gig, Daniel! We look forward to hearing you in many, many Aflac commercials to come!

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WTF?! Bret Easton Ellis Compares Glee To "Puddle of HIV"

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Seriously!? Lame!

We're a fan of a lot of Bret Easton Ellis' novels: Less Than Zero, American Pyscho, Rules of Attraction - all good shiz. However, we can't say we're a big fan of his tweets, especially something he just sent out in regards to Glee.

His 140K followers got hit with this bizarre tweet last night, saying:

"I like the idea of Glee but why is it that every time I watch an episode I feel like I've stepped into a puddle of HIV?"

What…does that even mean? Honestly! What part of this are we supposed to find funny? We just find it rather rude and insensitive.

We could rant and rave on this further, but we imagine that is exactly what he wants. If we know anything about Bret, we know he aims to shock his readers, no matter how low he has to stoop.

Consider yourself real low, Bret. Reeeeal low.

[Image via AP Images.]

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