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Where's the Racism??

1/25/2013 12:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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"American Idol" ... racist?? Nine former contestants -- all African-American -- say they were cut unfairly ... but do they have a case? Especially considering 3 'Idol' champs have been Black?!

Also, Kim Kardashian turns the tables on Kris Humphries ... demanding BIG money from him now in their divorce war! She says he's dragging out the whole mess and running up her legal bills -- so, should he have to pay?

Plus, Bev Hills plastic surgeons and the women who bagged 'em! Dayna Devon is one of the stars of the new show "Plastic Wives" -- and wait till you hear what she desperately wants to tighten up! Let's just say ... soy vey.
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0:00 - American Idol gets slammed with allegations of racism by NINE former contestants. Do they have a case?
8:10 - Kim Kardashian tells Kris Humphries she won't be paying him SQUAT in their divorce... AND she has demands of her own!
10:37 - Dayna Devon joins us to talk about TLC's newest reality show, Plastic Wives.
18:54 - One major Hollywood power throws a party so steamy at Sundance, even Hollywood is blushing.
24:07 - UFC fighter "Rampage" Jackson pushes a few boundaries with women in a new video... but is he pushing them too far?
27:54 - Tina Turner must follow Charles on Instagram, because someone's becoming a Swiss citizen!
30:49 - Young Sean Stewart (32) drops some surprisingly sage wisdom on his relationship with Adrienne Maloof (51).
35:49 - We take your comments and calls!
40:38 - We get our first look of Ashton Kutcher in action as the legendary Steve Jobs!

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1.

rey    

That family hasn't faded yet?

603 days ago
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Flying Blind    

Why don't you have the story that Tino Tuiasosopo was the voice on the phone Harvey. She is Ronaiah cousin reported an hour go on NBCnews.com.

if you're going to beat a story to death, at least get all the facts.

603 days ago
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Majestik    

Hey Sidebar, if you are here today, forgot to tell you...Last Friday I scored another 6 hardcovers for my collection for a whopping 11.50.
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You know TMZ is boring as hell when you have to brag about whatever it is you collect, LMFAO.

603 days ago
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Majestik    

I know you all missed me the past two days, especially my haters who had withdrawls not being able to hit that black check button. The beer was cold and frothy so I just thought of all of you while I was hoisting a pint between 1:30 and 1:43pm. Meh!!!

603 days ago
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chunkydough    

I think Harvey is going to trash Kris Humphries but I think he is in the better position.

603 days ago
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terri    

lies,lies and more lies TMZ then will you start writing the truth you turned into just another gossip rag...

603 days ago
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cari    

What a f*cking whore. Stay strong, she's a whore and scam artist.

603 days ago
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Majestik    

American Idol Lawsuit, hmmm, would this be like the two Black gents that accused the Bachelorette of being racists because no black men have ever been on the show? Watch, we'll get the same thing. The Bachelor then aired with several Black ladies and all was well in the Reality world. Despite that fact that four winners in the past have won (WHO DIDN"T HAVE SHADY BACKGROUNDS) it's still considered Racists. What's next, the Latinos, the Jews and every other race that hasn't gotten a win in 11 years will also file suit?

603 days ago
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kronenburg    

If you're going to talk about the Kim-Kris divorce, Harvey, at least tell the real story. Talk about how Kris walked away from a $10 million dollar offer. Let's not just be a mouthpiece for the Kartrashian clan, okay?

603 days ago
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KnuckleDragger    

FIRST!

603 days ago
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PG    

No one is buying what you are selling anymore, Harvey.

603 days ago
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chunkydough    

How many of these wive shows are there.

603 days ago
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tamara    

Can't wait for the KMZ spin! lol It's become laughable.

603 days ago
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Flying Blind    

Harvey's probably going to still be mad. he found out yesterday that straight men automatically flinch when you say "gay".
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so he's changing the subject to blacks.

603 days ago
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Majestik    

I'm going for a smoke and a beer until the Karstoogian garbage has come to pass. So it shall be written, so it shall be done.

603 days ago
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