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Drake dropped by PR firm?

Drake dropped by PR firm?

Mar 1 2014, 5:28pm CST | by

Drake has parted ways with his his PR team. The 'Hold On, We're Going Home' hitmaker was allegedly dropped by his representatives at ID-PR, shortly after complaining about being ditched from the...

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Drake dropped by PR firm?

Mar 1 2014, 5:28pm CST | by

Drake has parted ways with his his PR team.

The 'Hold On, We're Going Home' hitmaker was allegedly dropped by his representatives at ID-PR, shortly after complaining about being ditched from the cover of Rolling Stone magazine in favor of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman.

A source told Billboard.com that the firm, which handled publicity for his third album 'Nothing Was The Same,' as well as his current Would You Like A Tour? which wraps in London on March 26, initiated the split after the 27-year-old star posted a series of furious tweets, which have since been deleted, about the magazine's decision not to feature him on the cover after the 'Capote' star's tragic death from an apparent heroin overdose last month.

He wrote: "I'm disgusted with that. RIP to Philip Seymour Hoffman. All respect due. But the press is evil."

He later added: "I'm done doing interviews for magazines. I just want to give my music to the people. That's the only way my message gets across accurately."

Another source told the New York Post's Page Six that the rapper's comments were "the last straw," as he previously had a lot of drama behind-the-scenes with ID-PR and allegedly hadn't shown up for several other magazine shoots and TV appearances the firm had arranged.

The source said: "It's a shame that someone with so much talent is surrounded by kids who are burning bridges left and right."

The insider also claimed he had issues with Hollywood agency ICM Partners and another of his former firms, The Chamber Group, in the past.

A spokesperson for ID-PR told RadarOnline.com: "Drake is an incredibly talented artist, and we're proud of our results for [his new album] 'Nothing Was the Same' and Would You Like a Tour? We wish him the best."

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Don Pardo Dies; Saturday Night Live Announcer Was 96

Aug 19 2014 6:50am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Don Pardo, the voice behind Saturday Night Live for 38 seasons, passed away on Monday, according to his daughter. He was 96 years old. Pardo broke into broadcasting at a small radio station in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to New York City in 1944 to begin his six-decade tenure as a staff announcer at NBC. You may not know his face, but you’ve heard his voice: Transitioning to television, Pardo announced for such shows as Jeop ...
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All Three Olsen Sisters Are Getting Married! Here's the Scoop on Mary-Kate, Ashley, and Elizabeth

Aug 14 2014 5:10pm CDT | Source: OKMagazine.com

Getty Friends, family and fashion elite: Clear your calendars! All three Olsen sisters are madly in love—and OK! can reveal that Mary-Kate, 28, Ashley, 28, and Elizabeth, 25, will be walking down the aisle by the end of 2014. “This is a huge year for the family,” shares an insider. “After Mary-Kate announced she was making things official with Olivier [Sarkozy], Elizabeth surprised everyone with her engagement news. Now Ashley ...
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Hunger Games selfie! Elizabeth Banks cosies in between ☆Jennifer Lawrence☆ and Simple Bae

Aug 14 2014 9:59am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

It's every die-hard Hunger Games fan's dream.Elizabeth, who plays Effie in the hotly anticipated third film Mockingjay - Part 1, due for release this November, captioned the picture 'Cuties (and me)' as she took to Instagram to share the snap.The trio got together to talk about the upcoming film, which is the first of two films based on the third book in The Hunger Games series, written originally by Suzanne Collins as one part.The act ...
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2 weeks ago

Lauren Bacall Dies; Legendary Actress Was 89

Aug 12 2014 7:22pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Lauren Bacall, a legendary actress who got her start back in 1944 and worked for six decades in cinema, has passed away. She was 89 years old. Bacall’s death was confirmed by the Humphrey Bogart Estate via Facebook. "With deep sorrow for the magnitude of our loss, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall," read the online message posted this evening. Bacall appeared in the Harper's Bazaa ...
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23 Shocking Celebrity Deaths: Gone, But Never Forgotten

Aug 12 2014 3:50pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

The death of Robin Williams shocked fans the world this week, but sadly, he is but one of many stars to have passed away many years too soon. For all the joy he brought to people's lives, the actor battled substance abuse and severe depression at various points in a life cut short by his own choice. He is far from alone. Be it from severe illness, addiction or other tragic circumstances, some of the stars who shone the brightest also met untime ...
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Kevin Ward Jr. Aunt to Tony Stewart: You're a D--k!

Aug 11 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Kevin Ward Jr., the 20-year-old racing prospect killed in an accident by NASCAR star Tony Stewart yesterday, is being mourned across New York State and beyond. While no criminal investigation into Stewart's conduct is underway, relatives and friends of Ward are taking Tony to task for his actions in the wake of the tragedy. The young driver’s aunt posted to Facebook Sunday after the crash, “Thanks for thinking of our family [Tony] Stewart when you decided t ...
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J.J. Murphy Dies; Game of Thrones Star Was 86 Years Old

Aug 11 2014 10:57am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

J.J. Murphy, a veteran Irish actor best known Stateside for his portrayal of Ser Denys Mallister on Game of Thrones, collapsed and died on Friday. He was 86 years old. Murphy portrayed the oldest member of the Night’s Watch and commander of the Shadow Tower on the HBO epic. He was in the middle of shooting Game of Thrones Season 5 when he passed away, with more scenes set to come in the weeks ahead. It's unknown at this time whether producers will r ...
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[Photos] Your First Look At District 13!

Aug 8 2014 5:50am CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

We have yet to see District 13 in the movies and “The Hunger Games” Mockingjay – Part 1″ gives us the first look! There were six posters there were released and District 13 looks just as sad as it did in my heard! In the posters  you see  Philip Seymour Hoffman in his final film role as game-maker Plutarch Heavensbee; Jeffrey Wright as Beetee Latier, ; Woody Harrelson as Haymitch Abernathy, t; Sam Claflin as Finnick Odair, ; Julian ...
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2 weeks ago

Marianne Faithfull: My Ex Killed Jim Morrison!

Aug 8 2014 5:20am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull claimed in an interview with Mojo magazine this month that Jim Morrison's 1971 death was not an accident. In fact, she claims, the star's Parisian bathtub demise was a murder. One that her ex-boyfriend Jean de Breteuil was responsible for. Now 67, Faithfull recalled that fateful night after she had she traveled to France with de Breteuil, a heroin dealer w ...
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Marilyn Burns Dies; Texas Chainsaw Massacre Star Was 65

Aug 6 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Actress Marilyn Burns, who is best known for starring in the original 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre, has died this week at the age of 65, according to reports. A rep for the actress told TMZ that she was discovered on August 5 by a family member in Houston, adding that the cause of death is still unknown. No further information was immediately available. Burns' character famously survived Leatherfac ...
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