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10 of the Most Incredibly Unlikely Celebrity Feuds in History

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Yesterday saw the latest flare-up in what’s apparently a nearly two-decade war between Roseanne Barr and writer Jamaica Kincaid. As Roseanne tells it, Kincaid resigned in protest when then-editor-in-chief Tina Brown invited Barr to guest-edit an issue of the New Yorker in 1996, which is why Barr now considers Kincaid a “repugnant classist.” We didn’t know the two women had even heard of each other, let alone hated each other, but it turns out plenty of famous people have beef, and not just Kanye and Taylor Swift. Here are some of the most unexpected celebrity conflicts, from authors to actors to everything in between.
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Anderson Cooper (Finally) Comes Out to Andrew Sullivan

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As anyone who’s read Gawker or seen paparazzi photos of him accompanied by a muscle-bound gentleman already knows, Anderson Cooper is gay. This is such a well-known fact that recent conjecture surrounding Cooper’s sexual orientation has centered not around whether he prefers the company of men but why he hasn’t come out yet. Well, we… Read More

Lifestyles of the Rich and Stylish: 10 Fashionable New York Penthouses

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When Henry David Thoreau famously said, “if you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be,” he could never have known that he’d predicted today’s ultimate measure of success: a fabulous New York City penthouse.

A testament to the architecture of happiness and prosperity, living life up high is one thing all of these stylish New Yorkers have in common. From Julian Schnabel’s triplex penthouse in Greenwich Village to Diane Von Furstenberg’s green-roofed version in the Meatpacking District to the minimal Midtown duplex Anderson Cooper’s ditching for an old firehouse, click through to check out our roundup of abodes in the air up there. Which one do you want to live in?
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The Morning's Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

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1. Fiona Apple played her first comeback show last night at the NPR Music showcase at SXSW; watch video of her performing “Anything We Want” and “Every Single Night” here.

3. Apparently Syrian despot Bashar al-Assad is a huge LMFAO fan. He also enjoys jamming to Leona Lewis and Chris Brown. [via … Read More