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Jon Stewart Wants To Buy CNN & He Needs Your Help! Check Out His 'Totally Real' $10 Billion Kickstarter Campaign!

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There could soon be a major media shakeup in the world of cable news!

Billionaire Rupert Murdoch is hoping to add Time Warner to his already massive media empire. The 83-year-old Australian tycoon made a bid to buy the company this week but if the deal does go through, CNN will have to find a new parent company!

Why?

Because Murdoch also own News Corp, which is the company that runs CNN’s rival FOX News!

With CNN soon to be up for sale, there’s already a very interested buyer. And his name is Jon Stewart!

On last night’s Daily Show, Jon informed his audience about the potential sale and asked for their help!

He wants YOU to donate to the ‘Let’s Buy CNN’ Kickstarter campaign, aiming to raise $10 billion!

That’s how much analysts expect the cable news channel to go for and Jon wants to make sure he can afford to buy the ever-failing network that is so often panned on his show!

Okay well, no, he doesn’t ACTUALLY want to buy it. But if this Kickstarter was real, here are some of the prizes potential donors would get!

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Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Posed As Married Couple During Mr & Mrs. Smith Promotions!!

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Ooooo! Another inside look at the love of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt!!

Eunice Huthart, who has not only worked as Angie's stunt double but currently plays the role of godmother to Shiloh, sued the Rupert Murdoch-owned News Corporation on June 13.

And in said lawsuit are multiple jewels pertaining to a then blossoming relationship of Brangie — jewels that were intercepted via voicemail for articles in The Sun.

Though Brad and Jennifer Aniston separated in January 2005, their divorce wasn't finalized until October of the same year. But that didn't stop him from posing as a married couple with Angie for a hotel room!

The lawsuit states:

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Hugh Grant Sues NOTW Phone Hackers, Forgets To Give Two Weeks Notice!

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He's mad as hell and he's not going to take this anymore!

Today, just hours before the high court's deadline, Hugh Grant filed claim against News Corp for allegedly hacking his phone.

The Rupert Murdoch owned media conglomerate already settled up with a slew of other celebrities, including Sienna Miller and Steve Coogan, who claimed News of the World investigators hacked their phones and stole sensitive and confidential information.

Hugh is already a very vocal privacy advocate and was recently named director of Hacked Off, a non-profit company campaigning for press reform.

And even if takes nine months to settle, the British acting legend VOWED

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Prince Harry Finds A New Bestie In Rupert Murdoch!

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Ha! The Master of Scandal comes to the defense of the Playboy Prince!

Even though Prince Harry may have lost his pants girlfriend over those scintillating snaps from Sin City, has supposedly infuriated his family AND his Army elders, Media's main granddaddy Rupert Murdoch thinks people ought to LEAVE HARRY ALOOONNEEE!!!!

The silver owner of Fox tweeted over the weekend:

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News Of The World Private Eye Must Reveal Journalists Who Hired Him

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The phone hacking controversy revolving around the UK's News of the World is far from over. In fact, the case might get blown wide open now.

Glenn Mulcaire, a private detective previously convicted for intercepting voicemail messages for the News Corp. paper, has been court-ordered to turn over the names of the journalists who hired him.

He was fighting the decision for two years by citing laws that prevent self-incrimination, but Britain's Supreme Court ultimately decided that law does not apply to situation and he's got to come clean.

The PI plans on

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Rupert Murdoch Might Be Played By Russell Crowe In An Upcoming Movie

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No deals are in place yet, but sources are suggesting that Russell Crowe is in talks to win another Oscar play Rupert Murdoch in a movie.

The proposed film is based off of a memoir by Harold Evans, a British editor who resigned from Murdoch's Sunday Times due to "unacceptable pressure."

Good Times, Bad Times documents their tense 14-year relationship along with shady dealings between the Australian media tycoon and then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

Although no script has been written (or writer hired, for that matter), a source has said, "You have to be brave to play someone like Murdoch. Russell can do it."

Colin Firth is rumored to be in consideration to star opposite Crowe as Evans and we hear that the film will also tackle News Corp's recent phone hacking scandal.

U innerested in seeing a dramatization of what went down behind the scenes at one of London's biggest newspapers?

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UK Phone Hacking Scandal Is Coming To America!

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All the News Of The World phone hacking dramz that has been scandalizing the UK is coming to America!

British lawyer Mark Lewis is planning on taking legal action on behalf of three clients who suspect their phones were hacked while on U.S soil. He'll be "looking to pursue legal action on the basis of the Foreign Corrupt Practices," which makes it illegal for an American citizen or company to pay foreign officials to obtain or retain business.

He's been planning this for a while and told sources last year:

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