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New Year entertainment news: Jennifer Hudson, Wade/Union affair scandal, Marvin Sapp stalking allegations and more

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It's out with the old and in with new drama for some celebrities in this week's Slice audio report.  Namely, an old letter that gave details of  alleged sex adventures with the Miami Heat's Dewayne Wade has resurfaced since the birth of a love child came to light days after his proposal to long-time girlfriend, actress Gabrielle Union.  Union brushed off the letter (which twas posted in February  2013), calling the woman a "loon" and dismissing her claims on Twitter when it first happened.  Wade released a statement acknowledging the love child he reportedly fathered with 30-year-old Aja Metoyer and said he conceived his third son when he and his now future wife were on a break. Even though the Heat player and his "Being Mary Jane" leading lady are attempting to move forward, according to an article on IBTIME.COM, Wade cheated  while he an Union were still a couple.

Union responded to the messy situation in a round about Tweet on Dec. …

James Avery of Fresh Prince fame has died

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James Avery, the man who  played "Uncle Phil" on the 90s sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel Air has died.  Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Avery's son Carlton and cousin of Will Smith's character announced the sad news on Twitter this morning.
I'm deeply saddened to say that James Avery has passed away. He was a second father to me. I will miss him greatly.
— Alfonso Ribeiro (@alfonso_ribeiro) January 1, 2014Avery was recently admitted into a Los Angeles hospital for surgery for an unknown issue, but his condition worsened according to TMZ.  The actor was pictured wheelchair bound in several photos online.

In addition the the Fresh Prince, Avery appeared in multiple TV shows and movies, including "CSI," "That '70s Show," "The Closer" and several appearances as a judge on "L.A. Law." His deep, commanding vooice landed him roles too, including Shredder in the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles…

Boys Scouts have relaxed their membership requirements for gays

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The Boys Scout of America will begin accepting homosexual members effective January 1, 2014.  Earlier this year, 60 percent of the scout national council agreed that the BSA’s policy needed to be updated.  Currently the BSA prohibits, “open or avowed homosεxuals or who engage in behavior that would become a distraction to the mission of the BSA.”

Britney Spears opens as a Vegas act

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Britney Spears is now an official Vegas act.  Spears performed the first of many shows in fornt of an audience of  about 4500 people over the weekend.   She is contracted to perform 50 shows eor yearshow that consists mainly  of songs from the height of her career in the nineties ( “Toxic,” “Baby One More Time,” “Oops!…I Did It Again,” “Stronger,” and “Circus” ).

Baby announcement from aother woman follows Dewayne Wade's engagement to Gabrielle Union

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Dewayne Wade fathered a child while on a temporary break from his now fiancee, Gabrielle Union. The cute celebrity couple shared a holiday photo shoot with Wades two sons from a previous marriage. Union was married once before to football player Chris Howard, but has no children. 

TMZ alleges the couple was together during the tine they claimed to be separated.  View the TMZ report here.

OUTTA HERE!: Redskins coach gets fired

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One of the biggest sports stories of the year just hit before the close of 2013. On Monday morning the Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder fired head Coach Mike Shanahan. The Burgundy and Gold's loss to the NY Giants Sunday night was the final nail in the coffin of an unproductive year. The season went from bad to worst with the late season benching of star player Robert Griffin, III resulting in a 3-13 record, the second worst in the National Football League. RGIII continued to have problems with a knee injury he sustained in the previous season. Snyder says," Redskins fans deserve a better result."

Prior to his 4 seasons in the DC area, Shanahan led the Denver Broncos to two Superbowl victories.  He had one more season left in a five year contract estimated to be worth $ 7 million per season according to the Washington Post. Many saw the ouster coming.   The Post also reported the next next head coach will be the eighth coach Snyder has hired since he …

President and First Lady Obama extend Christmas and Kwanzaa greetings to America

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The President and First Lady Wish Everyone a Happy Holiday Season

In a weekly address, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.  They also thanked our brave troops and their families for their service and sacrifice, and reminded everyone to visit to find ways to give back to our military families this year.  Both the President and First Lady said that during this holiday season, we should all come together to find ways to support our communities, continue caring for each other and keep working to be the best parents, children, friends, neighbors, and citizens we can be.  

President Obama Said, "For many of our troops and newest veterans, this might be the first time in years that they’ve been with their families on Christmas.  In fact, with the Iraq war over and the transition in Afghanistan, fewer of our men and women in uniform are deployed in harm’s way than at any time in the last dec…