Stephen Colbert Offers $500K For Naming Rights to South Carolina Primary

Stephen Colbert Offers $500K For Naming Rights to South Carolina Primary

The South Carolina Republican Party rebuffed a $500,000 donation from Stephen Colbert Thursday because it came with a catch: naming rights to its presidential primary.

Colbert, the host of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, and a native South Carolinan, writes in Columbia's State newspaper that he was serious - and they agreed.

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Leona Lewis Runs to The X Factor Finale Stage

Leona Lewis Runs to The X Factor Finale Stage

Leona Lewis now has something in common with Melanie Amaro: each was named the first-ever female winner of a version of The X Factor; Lewis in Great Britain and Amaro, of course, in the United States.

So it was only appropriate that Leona was present during last night's first season finale of this Fox competition, singing a beautiful version of her hit single, "Run." Watch and listen now:

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50 Cent Performs With Astro, L.A. Lakers on X Factor Finale

50 Cent Performs With Astro, L.A. Lakers on X Factor Finale

Rapper 50 Cent, never one to be accused of family friendly entertainment, saw half of his performance bleeped out, but still rocked the house on The X Factor finale.

Astro may not be the inaugural X Factor winner, but the young rapper did make his way onto the finale, rapping alongside Fiddy. That's a feat in and of itself!

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Who Won The X Factor?

Who Won The X Factor?

It all boiled down to talent (Melanie Amaro) versus heart (Josh Krajcik) versus energy (Chris Rene) on the first-ever American finale of The X Factor, with a major recording contract, $5 million and serious bragging rights at stake tonight.

So, who took home the largest grand prize in reality show history?

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New Bel Ami Trailer: Watch Now!

New Bel Ami Trailer: Watch Now!

Robert Pattinson will leave Edward Cullen far, far behind this summer.

The Twilight Saga stud has wrapped filming on Bel Ami, a drama which is rumored to premiere in early 2012 at the Berlin Film Festival. It features Pattinson as a leading man who dupes numerous rich women into sleeping with him and giving them his fortune. These lucky ladies include Scott Thomas, Uma Thurman and Christina Ricci.

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Deion and Pilar Sanders to Divorce; Mrs. Prime Time to Score Giant A$$ House

Deion and Pilar Sanders to Divorce; Mrs. Prime Time to Score Giant A$$ House

While Kobe and Vanessa Bryant's divorce dominated the celebrity athlete breakup rumor mill, NFL Hall of Fame member Deion Sanders and his wife also split up this week.

His was nickname "Prime Time" for his showmanship as well as his immense talent ... though he may end up wishing he wasn't living quite so large now that he and soon-to-be-ex wife Pilar Sanders are divorcing. Why, you ask?

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