Brad Paisley Defends 'Accidental Racist' Song — Here's Today's Buzz

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    After LL Cool J and Brad Paisley received a lot of flak for their new duet "Accidental Racist" Monday, Paisley defended the song on Twitter.  "So, as you buy this album, I hope it triggers emotions. I hope you feel joy, heartache, triumph, surprise; you laugh, cry, nudge someone beside you," he  wrote . "I hope the album rocks you, soothes you, raises questions, answers, evokes feelings, all the way through until Officially Alive ,"  Paisley  continued , referring to his upcoming full length album. Paisley ended his Twitter defense with:  "Cause I wouldn't change a thing.  This is a record meant to be FAR from easy listening. But fun. Like life. Have a ball, ya'll."
  • "The Talk" host and former "Roseanne" star Sara Gilbert is engaged to singer-songwriter   Linda Perry , after she popped the question with an elaborate musical proposal during a picnic in Los Angeles.
  • Questlove says The Roots will remain with Jimmy Fallon when he moves to the "Tonight Show."  “It’s going to be the same show … we’re staying.”
  • Turns out Beyoncé and Jay-Z 's "cultural" trip to Cuba g ot the U.S. Treasury Department's stamp of approval, after all.
  • Rihanna told Kendall Jenner not to go to her L.A. concert last night , but she did anyway.
  • Katy Perry visited children in Madagascar on a UNICEF trip.
  • Halle Berry shows off her baby bump for the first time on the red carpet.
  • 57-year-old Sharon Stone is still dating a 27-year-old Argentinian model .


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