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by Skylyr Ballew [6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Barack Obama Favorite Lip-Dubs POP 5

Our nation is bipolar, one day we are in favor of Barack Obama and the next day we are not. Whether you are a strong supporter of our current President or an avid fan of Fox News, there is one thing we both can agree on. Obama can cover a song like no other. I’m not exactly referring to that time he broke out and sang Al Green, but the always viral lip-dubs made by BarackDubs. Today they released “Barack Obama Singing ‘Fancy’ by Iggy Azalea.”

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by Skylyr Ballew [28 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Maya Angelou Dies At 86 – 5 Favorite Quotes

The beloved American author & poet, Maya Angelou, has passed away at the age of 86. The cause of death is still unknown, but her health had publicly been on the decline lately with recent heart problems. One of her most highly acclaimed books was “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” which was an autobiography based upon her younger years. She received the highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Honor, from Barack Obama in 2010. Her words inspire others everyday and they will continue to do this, even after death.

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by Skylyr Ballew [20 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrity Commencement Speeches – POP 5

It’s that time, students are saying goodbye to their high school glory days and college graduates are taking their degrees with them in hopes of locking down the job they always wanted. The students at Warren Easton Charter High School were in shock after a surprise from the Oscar-winning-actress Sandra Bullock. When speaking about life lessons, she chose to share the same advice she tells her son. THEPOPFIX wants to dedicate today’s POP 5 to all the graduates of 2014. Good luck!

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by Skylyr Ballew [3 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
Biggest Surprises At The 2014 Oscars

This year’s 86th Academy Awards managed to put smiles on not only the winner’s faces, but the viewers at home. The women dressed in sparkling delights and the men carried a trend of white. With the talented Ellen DeGeneres hosting, her comedic skills indulged us all and left Hollywood’s finest feeling very laid back and playful. As our favorites names were read out, the orchestra allowed them to deliver empowering and emotional speeches. To highlight the show, here are THEPOPFIX’s Pop 5 2014 Oscar Surprises.

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by Kelcey Bridges [17 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
5 Unlikely Irish Celebrity Lads and Lassies: Sheen, Lohan and…O’Bama?

On a day where anyone can be Irish, it’s easy to forget who is and isn’t a native of the Emerald Isle. Oh sure, there’s the dead give-a-ways like Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Maureen O’Hara and Collin Farrell. But then there are the few, the proud, the Irish folk that fly under the radar simply because their name isn`t O`something…

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by David Yi [31 Jan 2009 | 10 Comments | ]
NBC Super Bowl Rejects Obama Abortion Ad

A controversial anti-abortion ad has been pulled from NBC’s Super Bowl line-up.
The ad, by Catholic Vote, challenges Americans to rethink the repercussions of abortion and life without Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States. “Life, Imagine the Potential,” it states.

Controversial? Too much? Is NBC in the right, or are they overreacting?

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by Erin Darling [21 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]
Lady in White

If you were one of the many Americans who were watching the coverage of the inaugural balls last night, you saw Barack Obama, with wife Michelle in tow, walking across the stage of ten different parties in D.C. Aside from the fact that this was probably the most hyped-up and exciting presidential inauguration in my lifetime, it was also the most fashion forward. Last night, Michelle Obama solidified the fact that she is, indeed, the next Jackie O. Mrs. Obama wore white chiffon, embellished with appliques, beading and one thick strap draped over her right shoulder. The dress was designed by Jason Wu, a 26-year-old Taiwanese designer who now works in Manhattan. She kept the accessories simple, staying away from excessive jewelery, and instead opting for just a bracelet and dangling earrings.

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by Erin Darling [17 Mar 2008 | No Comment | ]
When Politics Meet the Press

Labeled as mudslingers and muckrakers, the media gets a bad name in an election year where everyone’s trying to emerge without any dirt on their hands. But when it comes to democratic front-runners Obama and Clinton, is the media really out to get anybody?