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Magic Johnson: I’m Going to Pray for Donald Sterling

Former basketball star Magic Johnson sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper Tuesday to respond to remarks made about him by embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling...

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Donald Sterling: I Was "Baited" Into Racist Remarks

Disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he was "baited" into making the racist comments that have since earned him a lifetime ban from the NBA.

"When I listen to that tape, I don't even know how I can say words like that. ... I don't know why the girl had me say those things," Sterling told CNN's Anderson Cooper in an interview airing air on Monday. "I was baited. I mean, that's not the way I talk. I don't talk about people for one thing, ever. I talk about ideas and other things. I don't talk about people."

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Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Banned from NBA for Life, Fined $2.5 Million

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned from the NBA for life in the wake of racist remarks he made that were caught on tape. The league is also imposing a $2.5 million dollar fine on Sterling, 81, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced at a press conference Tuesday.

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Obsessed: Get Out Of My House
Obsessed: You Need Help
Headlines, Part 2
Magic Johnson, Part 2

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Obsessed (2009)
Obsessed (2009)

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Charlie Rose (November 24, 2005)
Charlie Rose (October 7, 2002)

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Year Title Description
2009 Obsessed Movie, Exec. Producer
2004 House Call With Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Magic Johnson Episode, Remarks by
2001 The Early Show: Episode Episode, Guest
1998 The Magic Hour TV Show Series, Host
1987 Pursuit of Happiness TV Show Series, Actor - Himself

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Sponsors Pull Support From Los Angeles Clippers in Wake of Owner's Alleged Racist Comments

Sponsors are pulling their support from the team in rapid succession after an audio recording that's purported to be Sterling surfaced...

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Los Angeles Clippers Stage Silent Protest After Owner's Alleged Racist Remarks

There wasn't a lot of team pride among the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.

In the wake of racist remarks allegedly made by team owner Donald Sterling, the players took off their official warm-up shirts ahead of their playoff game against the Golden State Warriors, and left them in a pile in center court. During the pre-game warm-up, they instead wore red shirts that had been turned inside out so as not to display the team logo. For the game itself, team members wore black arm bands, wrist bands and socks.

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Alan Thicke to Star in TVGN Reality Show Unusually Thicke

Alan Thicke, best known for playing Growing Pains patriarch Jason Seaver, will star in a TVGN reality sitcom showcasing his real-life family, the network announced Wednesday.

Unusually Thicke, which will premiere Wednesday, April 16 at 10/9c, will follow Thicke, his "spicy" younger wife Tanya and their 16-year-old son Carter. Though his son Robin Thicke will not be a cast member, the "Blurred Lines" singer will be featured on the series, which blends aspects of reality television and scripted sitcoms.

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Arsenio Hall on Carson, Leno and Why He's Coming Back to Late Night

It's mid-July, and Arsenio Hall is touring Stage 6 at the Sunset Bronson studio lot in Hollywood. With the exception of a few cables, the space is empty. But with the Sept. 9 launch of The Arsenio Hall Show in national syndication looming, it won't be barren for long. "This is raw," Hall says, pointing to the floor. "But this is where, one day, Madonna will walk."

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Magic Johnson's Son Photographed Holding Hands With Boyfriend

NBA legend Magic Johnson and his wife Cookie say that they support their openly gay son, Earvin Johnson III (E.J.).

Out and proud celebrities

After TMZ posted a video of E.J. and his boyfriend holding hands, his parents told the website, "Cookie and I love E.J. and support him in every way. We're very proud of him."

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