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‘King of Infomercials’ Don Lapre Dead from Apparent Suicide

The self-proclaimed “King of Infomercials” Don Lapre, 47, was found dead in his cell of an apparent suicide on Sunday, although an investigation is still underway.

Lapre was jailed in an Arizona federal jail without bond on charges of defrauding at least 220,000 people out of nearly $52 million.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Teaser Promises Terror [VIDEO]

Geeks, rejoice! The first teaser for the second season of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has arrived. Winter is coming…in Spring of 2012.

Even though it is only September, HBO has already released a fiery teaser for the second season. The whispering voice and dramatic music promise a follow up that will be dark and full of terror. Check it out after the jump.

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Fox Sports Admits Making Up Headlines Questioning Jay Cutler’s Toughness

Wanting to stress that some people have questioned Jay Cutler’s toughness, Fox Sports ran a graphic on air of a series of headlines — including “Cutler Lacks Courage” — during the Chicago Bears season opener that criticized Cutler in Chicago for leaving last season’s NFC Championship game last season with an injury.

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Television’s Dr. Oz Causes Furor After Saying There Are High Arsenic Levels in Juice

Emmy-winning TV doctor Dr. Mehmet Oz — better known as simply Dr. Oz. — is under fire for airing a segment on his show Wednesday in which he said lab testing found “troubling levels” of arsenic in many brands of juice, even while tests done by the Food and Drug Administration on the same batches of juice contradicted his findings.

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‘Jersey Shore’ Costs New Jersey Taxpayers $420,000

‘Jersey Shore’ doesn’t just rot brains — it drains tax coffers, too.

MTV’s hit reality show, which depicts the exploits of a group of raisin-tanned 20-somethings as they live and party along the New Jersey coastline, has just had $420,000 of its 2009 production costs covered by the state’s Economic Development Authority.

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Pat Robertson Says Divorcing a Spouse with Alzheimer’s Is Justifiable

Deeply conservative Pat Robertson shocked some viewers of his ’700 Club’ program on Tuesday when he told one of them that it’s okay to divorce a spouse with Alzheimer’s disease.

The man said he was conflicted because a friend whose wife has Alzheimer’s has been cheating on her. Robinson responded, “I know it sounds cruel, but if he’s going to do something, he should divorce her and start all over again, but make sure she has custodial care and somebody looking after her.”

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Casey Anthony’s Parents to Appear on ‘Dr. Phil’

The parents of Casey Anthony, who was recently acquitted of killing her young daughter Caylee, will break their silence on the upcoming 10th season premiere of ‘Dr. Phil.’

The embattled couple had its pick of media outlets, but felt the show hosted by psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw was the best option. “We are hoping that by doing this interview, we will be able to help other people who may be experiencing struggles of their own. We certainly don’t want anyone to experience what we have these last three years,” Cindy Anthony said.

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The Ladies of ‘The Talk’ Are Visibly Shaken by Casey Anthony Verdict

On Tuesday's edition of 'The Talk,' Julie Chen made an "executive decision" and, rather than break for live coverage, decided to read the Casey Anthony verdict herself. The results caused a furor among the panel and studio audience.

As Chen read that Anthony had been acquitted of first degree murder and aggravated child abuse, the audience cried out in disbelief and Leah Remini threatened to walk off the show in frustration.

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