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Presidential hopeful Herman Cain, already facing allegations of sexual harassment from four women, was caught joking about Anita Hill during a campaign stop this week.

A college professor, Hill infamously became the poster woman for such claims when she made them 20 years ago about Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

A Fox News camera caught Cain laughing about Hill during a campaign visit to Kalamazoo, Mich., Thursday, when a supporter brought up the professor's name.

"You hear the latest news today? Anita Hill is going to come …" a man told Cain. "Is she going to endorse me?" Cain joked, as he and the crowd laughed heartily ...

Herman Cain insisted later that he wasn't trying to insult Hill.

"We walked into this room and ... one of my supporters said, 'Anita Hill was trying to contact you' and my response was, 'Is she going to endorse me?'" he said.

"He said it in a humorous way. I gave a humorous response."

The Republican continues to fend off allegations that he sexually harassed four women when he was head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s.

Karen Kraushaar allegedly received a settlement to leave the group along with another woman. Sharon Bialek alleges Cain tried to grope her at a later date.

Joking about Hill, while essentially harmless, is not likely to help Cain, who some say has been less than forthcoming, shake the story that has dogged him for weeks.

How will the sexual harassment allegations impact Cain?

 

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Penn State President Rodney Erickson took a new step yesterday to ensure no scandal affects his university ever again.

Erickson announced the appointment of an "Ethics Officer," telling the Penn State community via email that the goal is to "revisit all standards, policies and programs to ensure they meet not only the law, but Penn State's standard."

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No individual has been named to the position yet, but Erickson says this officer will oversee all officials and report back to him.

"Never again should anyone at Penn State feel scared to do the right thing," Erickson said, clearly referring to Joe Paterno, Mike McQueary and others associated with the football program who failed to report child abuse allegations to the police, a development that resulted in Paterno's firing.

Penn State takes the field at home today against Nebraska.

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Whitney Duncan's Survivor bio says the country music singer is 27, lives in Nashville, and is an outgoing, happy, honest. It's the honest part being questioned.

The blonde, who portrays herself as single on the show, has in fact been married since August 1, 2010, to Donny Fallgatter, 32. They wed in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

She was also runner-up for Country Weekly's "Hottest Bachelorette" this year.

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The reason this is significant? Because Whitney Duncan has been part of a relationship with Survivor co-star Keith Tollefson (pictured) playing out on TV.

Fallgatter, from Bismark, N.D., is lead singer for the band KingBilly. Their paths crossed in June 2010 and their romance heated up quickly after that.

Whitney Duncan soon moved in with Fallgatter. Before she left to compete on Survivor in May, the couple announced their engagement to family and friends.

"Donny was totally faithful while she was gone," says a close friend. "He even went to help out at her parents' house in West Tennessee a couple times."

As for Whitney's faithfulness ...

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A new twist has been added to the ongoing Justin Bieber baby mama drama, although this one has nothing to do with the singer himself.

Radar Online has obtained a police report that proves Michelle Yeater - the mother of the girl who claims Justin knocked her up last October - was convicted of battery with serious bodily injury following an incident on 11/7/07.

Records show that Michelle attacked Dominique Ross, a thrift store clerk, and sent him to the hospital with a serious eye injury after an argument between the pair broke out over money.

“It was a violent attack and I had to have an operation on my eye and hand,” Ross told the website. “She called me n*gger and b*tch and I believe it was a hate crime.”

Mariah Yeater herself has also had at least one run-in with the police. She was arrested about a year ago for slapping an ex-boyfriend that she originally cited as the father of her unborn child.

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Penn State wide receivers coach Mike McQueary, who witnessed Jerry Sandusky allegedly rape a boy in the team's locker room in 2002, won't coach this weekend.

Out of fear for McQueary's safety, the coach, who somehow still has a job, will not be on the field when the embattled Nittany Lions take on Nebraska tomorrow.

The university released a statement reading, "Due to multiple threats made against assistant coach Mike McQueary, the university has decided it would be in the best interest of all for assistant coach McQueary not to be in attendance."

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McQueary has been under fire for not doing anything to stop the alleged rape, and then going to Joe Paterno, the legendary head coach, instead of the police.

Penn State fired Joe Paterno abruptly Wednesday night.

Despite the fact that he didn't stop Sandusky, the team's former defensive coordinator, who was just indicted on 40 counts of child sex abuse, his job is safe for now.

According to Pennsylvania's Morning Call newspaper, the board, which was decisive in axing Paterno, does not plan to fire McQueary or ask him to step down.

But he won't be on the field tomorrow.

The Penn State board of trustees have reportedly asked new interim coach Tom Bradley to keep Mike McQueary from coaching from the sidelines Saturday.

As the sex scandal at the storied college football program continues to unravel, no word on whether Ashton Kutcher's Twitter editors will weigh in on the latest.

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Wilson Ramos, a 24-year old who played in 113 games last season as a rookie for the Washington Nationals, has been abducted.

Early yesterday, the professional ballplayer was reportedly taken by four armed men in his native country of Venezuela, according to The Associated Press. He has not been heard from since.

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"We are still waiting for any news about Wilson Ramos ... all the authorities are working in the case ... We need to be patience and pray," Tweeted Kathe Vilera, a spokeswoman for the Venezuelan League team where Ramos has been playing during the offseason.

Ramos, who batted .267 in 2011, is the first Major Leaguer to be suffer such a fate in Venezuela. Kidnappers in that nation, however, have been known to hold the kin of wealthy families hostage in exchange for ransom.

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Here we go again: A pregnant reality star who dated Mel Gibson briefly during the summer is telling friends that the actor is the father of her unborn baby.

Laura Bellizzi, 35, and Gibson, 55, denied the claim when contacted for comment, and a source close to Gibson insists that it’s “physically impossible.”

Unless Mel got "fixed" after the Oksana Grigorieva debacle, we're not sure what that means. In any case, he says it's not true. Radar says otherwise.

Are You EFFING SERIOUS?!??!?!

A supposedly close insider says that Laura Bellizzi has already confided to friends that Mel is the baby daddy, but does not want the big news to go public.

“Laura’s being as secretive as she can be about it,” the source said. “But she’s really showing now, and people are beginning to ask: ‘Who’s the daddy?’”

The well-placed source says Laura, who appeared on VH1’s Secrets of Aspen in 2010, is more than four months pregnant. She and Mel dated this summer.

“Laura and Mel met through mutual friends in Malibu; the chemistry was instant,” a source said. A family member says the baby has “a famous father.”

Mel has seven kids with his estranged wife, Robyn Moore, and a daughter, Lucia, from his relationship with Russian pianist/singer/gold digger Grigorieva.

As Mariah Yeater proved, you can't believe every baby mama coming out of the woodwork. Although in Mel's case, it clearly wouldn't be the first time.

UPDATE: Check out a pic of Laura Bellizzi ...

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Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has been fired amid the sexual abuse scandal that has roiled the university. He announced yesterday he would retire at season's end, only to be dismissed immediately just hours later.

The university's board of trustees voted late Wednesday night to fire Paterno.

The 84-year-old legend was not directly involved in the scandal, but in the wake of the arrest of Paterno's former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky on child sex abuse charges, criticism of JoePa for not doing enough to report and stop it ran rampant.

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PSU President Graham Spanier resigned right away. Paterno, who had been head coach at Penn State for 46 years, hoped to his own terms. Didn't happen.

Paterno and Spanier are just two university officials who have been under fire for not going to police with their knowledge of Sandusky's alleged sex abuse.

Hundreds of students rallied on the PSU campus last night - many chanting support for Paterno - but the trustees were steadfast in defending their decision.

Jerry Sandusky has been charged with 40 crimes, including inappropriate touching and statutory rape. He is accused of violating eight boys over 15 years.

Joe Paterno is college football's all-time winningest coach with 409 victories, but leaves with a legacy forever tainted after this shocking turn of events.

Should Penn State have fired Joe Paterno?

 

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No one thought it would end this way for Joe Paterno: the iconic Penn State football coach has announced his retirement, effective at the end of this season, due to the ongoing sex scandal surrounding the university's athletic department.

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In 2002, Paterno learned that former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky may have abused a boy in a locker room shower, but only reported the incident to the athletic director, as opposed to the police.

"I am absolutely devastated by the developments in this case. I grieve for the children and their families, and I pray for their comfort and relief," the record-breaking coach state in a statement, adding:

"I have decided to announce my retirement effective at the end of this season. At this moment the Board of Trustees should not spend a single minute discussing my status. They have far more important matters to address. I want to make this as easy for them as I possibly can.

This is a tragedy. It is one of the great sorrows of my life. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more."

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Next year's Oscar nominations have yet to be announced, but this has: Eddie Murphy has stepped down as host of the 84th Academy Awards, according to reports.

The actor's announcement comes one day after Tower Heist director Brett Ratner resigned as producer of the program. The 50-year-old said in a statement:

"First and foremost, I want to say I completely understand and support each party's decision with regard to a change of producers for this year's Academy Awards."

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Murphy went on to say: "I was truly looking forward to being a part of the show that our production team and writers were just starting to develop, but I'm sure that the new production team and host will do an equally great job."

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak respected Murphy's decision, saying in a statement: "I appreciate how Eddie feels about losing his creative partner, Brett Ratner, and we all wish him well."

Ratner recently came under serious fire for saying "rehearsal is for fags" while promoting Tower Heist. The controversial director also spoke openly about his sex life with actress Olivia Munn, who he claimed to "bang a few times."

And that brings you up to speed.

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