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Tyler Perry defends casting Kim Kardashian in The Marriage Counselor

As the world slept overnight, Atlanta director and studio mogul Tyler Perry placed his fingers on the home row keys to address one of the greatest maladies currently plaguing the Earth: Kim Kardashian. In an email to fans, Perry has at last responded to the outrage over his casting of the 72-day bride/E! reality show fame whore who is currently divorcing NBA forward Kris Humphries after an exhausting 10-week marriage. All month Perry's fans have taken to his Facebook and Twitter accounts to express their displeasure after he announced the casting of the rich white lady who assists the global economy by purchasing $10,000 designer shoes on camera in his new ironically titled comedy "The Marriage Counselor."

Cain wins!

Pizza magnate turned politician Herman Cain may be dropping in the polls, but Cain-ism appears to be thriving.

Cain falters while Gingrich surges

Time will tell, but it seems we at Cain Watch World Headquarters may have picked the wrong Metro Atlanta candidate to blog about.

RHOA recap: NeNe, Kandi and Cynthia flee Haterville, Phaedra sees dead presidents

The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Episode 402: “Surprisingly Rich” recap:As our weekly excursion into brain synapse abuse opens, NeNe Leakes, Kandi Burruss and Cynthia Bailey are enroute to the beaches of Miami. As NeNe says of Atlanta: “I had to get out of Haterville.” An extended weekend dose of NeNe has Kandi understandably a little nervous. “I’m not really sure what will happen,” the singer says in voiceover. “NeNe does have a history of flipping out on folks.” In the world of understatements, this summation circles the zip code of “Kim Kardashian may not have been hugged enough as a child.”

Herman Cain caught on tape joking about Anita Hill

Nothing says "I take sexual harassment seriously" like a well-delivered Anita Hill joke.

Herman Cain is the Clarence Thomas of Bob Doles

During last night's GOP debate, Herman Cain defended himself from sexual harassment charges in a not especially compelling way.

Cain: “I don’t even know who this lady is.”

At a press conference yesterday, GOP Presidential sorta-front-runner Herman Cain emphatically denied ever sexually harassing or behaving inappropriately with anyone. Said Cain of accuser Sharon Bialek, "I don't even know who this lady is."

Fourth Cain accuser holds press conference

Attorney Gloria Allred is holding a press conference with a fourth Cain harassment accuser, former National Restaurant Association employee Sharon Bialek.

RHOA Recap: Phaedra blings out a funeral, Sheree and NeNe engage in a “grown lady discussion”

The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Episode 401 "Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained" recap or "Why We Spent $78.97 on Grain Alcohol at Green's at 11:58 Saturday Night."As the fourth season of RHOA unhinged its jaws on Bravo Sunday night, a very pregnant Kim Zolciak and her 25-year-old Atlanta Falcons defensive end boy toy Kroy Biermann move into their new home, "Celebrity Apprentice" veteran NeNe Leakes is newly single after separating from hubby Gregg, singer-songwriter Kandi Burruss is pondering the launch of Bedroom Kandi, a line of adult toys, runway model Cynthia Bailey is starting her own modelling agency, aspiring thespian Sheree Whitfield has a business-related beef with NeNe and Atlanta attorney Phaedra Parks is moonlighting as a funeral planner. Why not unscrew the top off a bottle of "extra sweet white wine" and join us for the recap fun here at our lavish new digs at the Housewives Home Office. Or as we lovingly refer to it: HHO Central.

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