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VIDEO: The Bible's Roma Downey Calls Obama-Satan Comparisons "Heartbreaking"

Mark Burnett, Dioga Morgado, Roma Downey, Oprah Winfrey

History's The Bible drew record ratings when it premiered last month, but it also drew controversy after many viewers pointed out a physical resemblance of the character of Satan, played by Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni, to President Barack Obama.

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Does The Bible's Satan Look Like President Obama?

Barack Obama, Mohamen Mehdi Ouzaani

Does President Obama have a cameo in History Channel's miniseries The Bible? Nope, but the character of Satan sure looks like him.

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Mark Burnett and Roma Downey Team Up For the Epic Miniseries The Bible

Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

They swear they weren't planning to go big for their first joint ­venture as producers. So how did Mark Burnett and Roma Downey end up mounting the 10-hour, $20 million History miniseries The Bible? According to the married duo — he's the... read more

Love Notes: Survivor Boss Weds an Angel

Reality-TV uberproducer Mark Burnett tied the knot with Roma Downey on Saturday at their Malibu home, in a ceremony officiated by Downey's ordained Touch by an Angel costar, Della Reese. The union is Burnett's second and Downey's third.... Also per People: Whale Rider's Keisha Castle-Hughes, 17, and her 20-year-old boyfriend, Bradley Hull, welcomed their first child, a baby girl named Felicity-Amore, on April 25, while Cary Elwes' wife, Lisa Marie, delivered their own firstborn, a daughter named Buttercup Dominique, on April 24. read more

The talking-ad insert NBC put...

The talking-ad insert NBC put in my Entertainment Weekly last week, in which Jason Lee yelled, "I'm talkin' about karma!" every time you opened the magazine, nearly turned me off of the show (especially after my husband hid it under my pillow one night). But I'm glad I disregarded all that. And I could just about ignore this whole plot conceit about Earl righting his past wrongs by hunting people down and forcefully becoming their Roma Downey for the day. What gets me about Earl are the little things — these ignorant, lying, cheating, lazy, small-town characters and the details of their pitiful lives and simple pleasures: the "We're gonna do the monkey" song at the opening; perfect white-trash temptress Joy (Jaime Pressly); Earl and Sonny's ongoing game of beer-can tag; Earl and Randy's childhood habit of calling "dibs" on girls; Patty the daytime hooker; Randy's bliss every time someone presses B-7, "It Takes Two," on the jukebox; Kenny James' parent read more

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