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Here we go again! Ben Carson has what we call “diarrhea of the mouth” and is always blurting out remarks that generally create a mass explosion on Twitter. So in honor of his latest controversial remark about poverty being a “state of mind,” here are five other controversial statements the politician has uttered.

Back in 2015, Carson asked Fusion’s Jorge Ramos, “How about we have a transgender bathroom?” 

Then there was that awkward moment when Carson told CNN”s Wolf Blitzer about Nazi, Germany: “I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if the people had been armed … I’m telling you, there is a reason these dictatorial people take the guns first.”

Then there’s the time he outright said he would “not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation.” Click to 8:18 – 8:32 for the full comment.

Oh … remember when he said this about Harriet Tubman being on the $2 bill.

And finally … the day he insinuated that slaves were immigrants who wanted a better life.

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Watch: Julia Roberts And Owen Wilson Give Advice To Their 10-Year-Old Selves



To say Wonder is a must see movie is an understatement! Not only will the film touch you and inspire you to be a better person, it will also entertain you from start to finish.

But don’t take our word for it. HipHollywood sat down with the film’s stars Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson who shared their excitement to bring this heartwarming story to life and how they channeled their real-life parenting skills into the role.

“I think we felt a responsibility to be authentically parents and authentically parents to these two kids, said the 50 year old mother of three. “And I think that’s why you really believe these four people are family and are really having this experience together.”

In the film based on the NY times best seller, Roberts and Wilson play the parents of a teenage daughter (Izabela Vidovic) and 10-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay) with facial differences entering mainstream elementary school for the first time.

When asked if they had any advice for their ten year old selves, Roberts said: “I have a ten year old son and I tell him to run.”

Meanwhile Wilson says he remembers 5th grade vividly, and enjoyed having his brother Andrew Wilson at the same school to protect him. “It helped so much having an older brother who was already at the school, so that would be the advice I’d give, have a cool older brother.”

Wonder hits theaters November 17, just one day before Wilson’s 49th birthday. 

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