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Deen Out, Baldwin Quits Once Again: The Week in Entertainment News

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    C’mon, Chicago – Let’s Bring the Mini Picasso Home!
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    Left to right: James Gandolfini, Channing Tatum, Paula Deen and Alec Baldwin

    Alec Baldwin Quits Twitter, Again

    In an effort to defend his wife Hilaria, actor Alec Baldwin went on a Twitter rant against Daily Mail writer John Stark. The feud was prompted by Stark's claim that Hilaria had tweeted while attending James Gandolfini’s funeral.

    The New Yorker's "Sesame Street" Cover Celebrates Gay Marriage Ruling

    The cover of the July 8 issue of The New Yorker depicts Bert and Ernie snuggling on the couch as they watch the Supreme Court justices on televisoin. Gay or not, they're an iconic couple in pop culture, and the image emphasizes the impact of this week's landmark gay marriage rulings.

    Bullock and McCarthy on "The Heat"

    [AP] Bullock and McCarthy on "The Heat"
    Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy and Marlon Wayans brave a hot and humid New York night for the premiere of their buddy cop comedy "The Heat" which hits movie theaters on June 28.
    (Published Wednesday, June 26, 2013)

    "Channing All Over Your Tatum"

    The cheeky music video featuring Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx intially aired on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and has since gone viral. The sexual innuendo-filled YouTube clip also stars Olivia Munn and Gabourey Sidibe and has more than 4 million views to date.

    Paula Deen Scandal: Companies Drop Embattled Cook

    "Despicable Me 2" Stars Reflect On Their Animated Characters

    [NATL] "Despicable Me 2" Stars Reflect On Their Animated Characters
    Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt and Miranda Cosgrove talk about their new animated movie, "Despicable Me 2" and if it will be able to compete with "The Lone Ranger" in the box office
    (Published Tuesday, March 4, 2014)

    In a rescheduled interview on the "Today" show a tearful Deen stated, “I am not a racist.” But that wasn’t enough to convince Sears, Food Network, Target, Home Depot, Wal-mart and more to continue their business associations with the folksy Southern chef.  

    Friends and Family Remember "Sopranos" Actor Gandolfini

    Hundreds gathered at Gandolfini’s funeral Thursday to remember and celebrate the late actor who died of a heart attack in Italy last week. Actress Edie Falco and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie were among those in attendance. 

    Celebs React to Prop 8 and DOMA Rulings

    Ellen DeGeneres, Andy Cohen and Seth Meyers are among the boldfaced names that took to social media to speak out about the landmark same-sex marriage Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and California's gay marriage ban Proposition 8. People are also wondering what this will mean for couple Cameron and Mitchell on TV's “Modern Family.”

    Michael Jackson’s Son Testifies in Court

    Michael Jackson’s oldest son Prince, 16, is the first member of the Jackson family to testify in the negligence case brought by the King of Pop's mother Katherine Jackson against concert promoter AEG Live.