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.

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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:

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Glee will take on the topic of teenage sex tonight, airing an episode titled "The First Time" for the reason you might expect: two couples will share their first sexual experience with each other.

In response, the Parents Television Council has issued a statement condemning the storylines, which will center around Blaine and Kurt, Rachel and Finn.

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A fan of Justin Bieber has taken her passion to a very scary, dangerous level.

According to a warrant obtained by TMZ, a 14-year old in Kentucky (believed to be developmentally disabled) used the handle KILLSGANDCB (Kill Selena Gomez and Caitlin Beadles?) on social media site Tumblr recently, writing that she was going to "murder" Beadles, the girl rumored to be dating Justin last summer.

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick may soon be caught up in a naked photo scandal, if a woman trying to hawk a “full frontal” picture of him has her way.

According to reports, the unnamed female is shopping around a pic of Michael Vick naked to various media outlets in an attempt to secure a big payday. Wonderful.

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