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Jerry Lee Lewis' Bandmate B.B. Cunningham Has Been Shot Dead!

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Ugh! How horrible.

B.B. Cunningham, a keyboardist and singer in Jerry Lee Lewis' band, was found dead in a Memphis, Tennessee apartment complex early Sunday morning.

The 70-year-old was working at a neighboring building as a security guard when he heard a gunshot. He went over to investigate and sadly, ended up getting shot and was killed along with an unidentified 16-year-old.

A resident living near the scene of the crime had nothing but kind words for the musician when he said:

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Backstreet Boys, NKOTB Slapped With Nasty Lawsuit!

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And yet somehow their butts remain slapless today! Sigh, the world is so turned around sometimes…

Yes, unfortunately it is true. Two of your favorite boy bands are facing a gruesome lawsuit.

On June 20, the Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block graced Memphis, TN with their sexy presence at the Fedex Forum.

But while the fans were screaming their lungs out, an unlucky stagehand fell victim to an open manhole in the stage. Ouch!!

According to William Wesley Styron, there were no warning signs or cones put in place before he fell 13 feet, fracturing his skull in the process.

Requiring traumatic brain surgery, Styron stated

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Aretha Franklin R-E-S-P-E-C-T-E-D With Princeton Doctorate!

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Who knew when a little bundle of love was born on March 25, 1942 in Memphis, TN that she'd one day become the Queen of Soul??

…AND! AND!

She'd also become an honorary graduate from Princeton University with a doctorate!

It's true! Aretha Franklin was one of the six people to receive an honorary degree from the Ivy League university.

Stephen Oxman, the university's orator and trustee, presented the honor with great enthusiasm:

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Memphis Police Officer Caught Having Sex ON DUTY!

Tsk tsk tsk…someone's been caught with their pants down!

A Memphis police officer decided to get frisky in his squad car, while on duty! While this is wrong on so many levels, every police officer in his district HEARD IT!

The police scanner picked up every detail of the foray in the car and the officer has been suspended.

Hopefully he protected himself while serving his partner!

Check out the video above to hear the deets about this naughty boy in blue.

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Memphis Police Officer Caught Having Sex ON DUTY!

Tsk tsk tsk…someone's been caught with their pants down!

A Memphis police officer decided to get frisky in his squad car, while on duty! While this is wrong on so many levels, every police officer in his district HEARD IT!

The police scanner picked up every detail of the foray in the car and the officer has been suspended.

Hopefully he protected himself while serving his partner!

Check out the video above to hear the deets about this naughty boy in blue.

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Boy With Down Syndrome Becomes High School Basketball Star!

This is what happens when you give the underdogs a chance!

Mimicking the stellar rise of Jeremy Lin, a Tennessee teenager with down syndrome surprised his entire high school when he was finally given a chance to get off the bench and play on the basketball team.

His coach was hesitant

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Amy Winehouse Is A VH1 Diva!

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Lovely news! Just lovely!

Amy Winehouse shall be remembered and honored at this year's VH1 Divas ceremony!

Some of the baddest bitches on the block will be paying their homage to the late great, singing her songs with their own divastic tudes.

As for one of our personal favorites, we're THRILLED to know Florence Welch will be one of them, singing Back to Black.

Gurl betta get it!!!

Divas will be themed to some of the greatest music cities round the world: Memphis, Detroit, London, and Chicago! Did we mention Jennifer Hudson and Kelly Clarkson are gonna be there too?? Yeahh, we knew U'd like that!

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