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Oprah Subpoenaed in Alleged Profiling Case

8/22/2007 2:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Oprah Winfrey, Condi Rice, and Colin Powell are among a host of A-list celebs who were just subpoenaed in a racial profiling case in a Michigan Federal Court.
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TMZ obtained court documents filed yesterday, which "commands" that a spectacular list of celebrities appear for depositions in a lawsuit filed by one Jerome Almon, who alleges that Canada has launched an attack on U.S. black rappers. The lawsuit claims Canadaian officals blame rappers for both increased gangs and gun violence in Toronto and Vancouver, and holds up black rappers at the border.

The list goes on to include Paris Hilton, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Snoop Dogg, DMX, Diddy, Jenna Jameson, Jay Z, 50 Cent, Eminem, Kobe Bryant, Spike Lee, Tom Sizemore, Martha Stewart and Heidi Fleiss. Mr. Almon, CEO of MurderCap Records, tells TMZ, "The white celebrities have been directed to appear, in order to show the hypocritical nature of Canadian policy toward rappers. Some of the white celebrities have far worse records than these rappers, but are still allowed to enter Canada with the red carpet rolled out."

Trip to Motor City ... everybody!

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91.

Sweater Vest    

Holy shiz.

"My country is better than your country, blah, blah, blah."

Grow up. There's good and bad with both - learn from each other and be glad about your neighbor/neighbour - have you seen the neighborhood in Gaza lately?!! Geez.

2535 days ago
92.

Sarah    

# 82 PUNK---It seems as though you don't know whats going on in our economy, the housing industry is booming in Canada and the USA is having major problems.
Secondly the taxes are higher because it gives the Canadian people a better health care system and education for each and every child.
I am a US citizen teaching in Canada.

2535 days ago
93.

No Voodoo    

I stood at attention while reading your anthem piece #87.

Beautiful.

2535 days ago
94.

M Sullivan    

Hey TMZ...how about you learn how to spell Canada !!!!

2535 days ago
95.

tooth fairy    

In Canada, BIG BROTHER tells you what to do and how to live your life. Individualism is not encouraged. No system is perfect, however, it's apparent that a free country like America still has the better system.

You can talk trash about American system. That's because Americans are frank and straight forward. If they have a problem, they just go ahead to talk about it because they want to find solution to every problem. They are not afraid what you will think of them and they are not afraid of not being able to project a perfect image. And the whole world can see what problems America has. America doesn't hide problems like other countries trying very hard to fake and project a phony good image.

2535 days ago
96.

Maple leaf forever    

Re Healthcare, I have lived in both countries and care is much more accessible in Canada. No, the Government does not make decisions about your care, your Doctor and you do. YOu simply don't have to worry about going into debt on how to pay for the care-- like you do in the US.

And if people want to know about wait times for care the Government publishes those too, it is public knowledge @ www.ontariowaittimes.com

Remember too that the life expectancy is quite a bit higher for both men and women in Canada...

2535 days ago
97.

No Voodoo    

To the gentleman, and I use that term loosely, who suggested that if we love Canada so much we should visit a Canadian site: We want to see how all the Canadian entertainers are doing. Did you know Lorne Greene was Canadian?

2535 days ago
98.

SLIKKFORDAYS    

I am the guy that filed the suit SLIKKFORDAYS, CEO OF MURDERCAP RECORDS
-What about StripperGate-we are banned out of Canada for rapping about pimpin-while the Minister for Immigration Judy Sgro IS pimpin!
-We are misogynistic?! What about MINISTER Belinda Stronach being called a BITCH, HO, and PROSTITUTE on the floor of PARLIAMENT for walking out on the family-Peter McKay?
-What about Minister McKay calling her a DOG- in the DOGGY GATE affair?
FLITHY HYPOCRITES
How many people in TO and VanCity were listed as "DEATH BY CD?" How many people are rapped to death?

Did you know several Ministers from Immigration and the Commissioner for Customs have ADMITTED that I should not be banned from Canada IN WRITING- then they let me invest a million $ in my company in TORONTO -then stabbed me in the back- get ready to get SHOCKED!
They are calling us "AUDIO PORN"- "TOO GANGSTA" to that I say- you can't be a little bit FREE-you are FREE or you're not-

2535 days ago
99.

fulluptohere    

what a pile of crap

2535 days ago
100.

No Voodoo    

I was so.

2535 days ago
101.

Lein    

Okay people - a much better forum for this USA v Canada thing is www.politico.com. This site is for useless celebrities. So, take off, eh.

2535 days ago
102.

mary    

I find it somewhat of a doublestandard that the U.S. has become very strict with their border security and Canadians are suppose to respect that, however... when Canada exercises it's right not to allow foreigners who have felony records in to our country all of a sudden we are racist. Americans should be glad we are so strict as they are the ones complaining that we let everyone in to our country.....terrorists included, now you have proof that is not true!

2535 days ago
103.

MsMIssy    

It is a case of racial bias. If the crimal records are equal ( DUI, Possession of controled substance or weapons possession) everyone should be detained equally but that isnt the case. We as the all mighty America cant seemed to get past blaming rappers for the ills in the world yet white america buys the albums ( Not just M's either). All of the you onesided thinkers need to stop blaming the rap game ( It's a numbers money game) and work to make it even when it comes to justice. LiLo not going to jail when she clearly needs too. Paris getting 23 days, yet Vivica Fox may get 6 months to 1 year for the same DUI. Come on People.WAKE UP AND SMELL THE RACISM!!!

2535 days ago
104.

KGY    

quit wasting our time and tax money going to court on a bunch of bull. these people are not required to like rap music. im black and think that rap music is crap. guess im going to be going to court also. please throw this out

2535 days ago
105.

Not Looking Good...    

Hell...who's suing who and for what, this is one messed up supeona..anyways, if they are sueing rappers, whatever the hell happened to rock n' roll possé as well... Hello!!! Besides physically being armed..substance abuse sends you right over the edge as well...And for the individual who mentioned that we are getting closer to merging, i hope this never happens. I feel totally insulted when i travel and people ask me am i from the U.S. Hell NO i ain't. Don't get me wrong, i do not think that everyone there is arrogant, but some of the ones that i have dealt with are totally stupid, arrogant and clueless....As far as i am concerned they can keep their country all to themselves..It is self-destructive anyways...Canada is Gods country. We are not interested in sharing the wrath of the U.S with them...

'' O Canada!
Our home and native land!
True patriot love in all thy sons command.

With glowing hearts we see thee rise,
The True North strong and free!

From far and wide,
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

God keep our land glorious and free!
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

O Canada, we stand on guard for thee. ''

Go Canada!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Go Harper!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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