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The Week That Was, Aug. 17-22: We lost two greats and ‘American Idol’ came to town
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Rigged! Teen Choice Awards fans mob Twitter in anger when they realize their votes didn’t count as much as they thought. Uh, kids, do we need to talk about Santa, too?
R.I.P., Robin Williams. “He seemed to be sat upon a geyser of comedy,” Russell Brand said. (More below.)
And then we lose another. R.I.P., Lauren Bacall. “She was an original,” said Barbra Streisand.
Moms who ordered school uniforms from Lands’ End are furious that they got a copy of the July GQ as a thanks: Model Emily Ratajkowski is topless on the cover. A week of detention for Lands’ End!
“American Idol” judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, Harry Connick Jr. and their amazing heads of hair come to KC for two days to find great singers.
What if Harry Potter grew up to be Daniel Radcliffe starring in a rom-com where he meets the love of his life at a house party while playing with refrigerator magnets? “What If.”
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