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Exclusive: Hollywood Reacts To The Kidnapping Crisis In Nigeria

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Bill Cosby was honored Tuesday at the Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Los Angeles’ 2nd Annual “Evening to Foster Dreams Gala” for his dedication to child advocacy and helping children in need.

“Bill Cosby has a long history of philanthropy and a strong commitment to young people,” CASA, the organizers of the event wrote in a press release for the event.

“There are so many kids who don’t have anyone standing up and fighting for them and advocating for them and Cosby has been one to bring a lot of attention to the cause and I think its up to all of us to carry on and support that and support the kids … because they are the kids,” Ernie Hudson who played Winston Zeddemore in the Ghostbusters film series told HipHollywood.

While the event may have focused on child advocacy in Los Angeles, HipHollywood wanted to get attendees reactions to the current crises in Nigeria. Three weeks ago, terrorist group, Boko Haram, kidnapped over 200 girls from a school causing an international outcry. On Monday, the rebel group frightened the world even more when they released a video in which their leader threatened to “sell” the girls into slavery. The girls have not yet been found and the world is in shock.

“Its like how does this happen? How do 200 kids get snatched up without somebody knowing,” Vincent Ward said with a look of disgust.

But many in Hollywood are taking action including Jada Pinkett Smith, who recently tweeted a message urging followers to demand the return of the girls:

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Find out what stars other stars including Tommy Davidson and Ernest Thomas have to say about the kidnappings by watching the video below:

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Snoop Dogg Goes After Trump Again Over National Anthem Controversy

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Earlier this year, Snoop Dogg blasted trump by shooting a clown parody of president of the president with a toy gun in the music video for “Lavender (Nightfall Remix).” Now, the rapper is taking aim again, but in a much more subtle way.

As fans anticipate the release of the rapper’s upcoming album, “Make America Crip Again,” folks are getting a little teaser from the title track.

Audio was released from the song and on it, Snoop tackles Colin Kaepernick and the current controversial National Anthem controversy. “The president said he wants to make America great again. Fuck that shit, we gon’ make America Crip again,” he raps.

During an interview on CNN, the rapper explained, “Certain people feel like we should make America ‘great again,’ but that time they’re referring to always takes me back to separation and segregation, so I’d rather make America Crip again.'”

He added, “What I mean by that is, in my lifetime, that’s when young black men in impoverished areas organized to help their communities and to take care of their own because society basically left them for dead.”

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