The Social Climber: Sandra Bullock Surprises Grads

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Sandra Bullock Surprises Grads
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PHOTO: Sandra Bullock addresses Warren Easton Charter High Schools graduating seniors, May 19, 2014, in New Orleans.
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Sandra Bullock shared some sage advice with surprised high school graduates this week in New Orleans: Don't pick your nose, and go find your joy.

Bullock showed up at Warren Easton Charter High School in New Orleans to give the speech to graduating seniors. She explained to students the advice she gives to her son Louis and how that advice applies to life.

Read the whole speech here.

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Janelle Monáe Cancels Tour Dates
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PHOTO: Janelle Monae attends the Chanel Cruise Collection 2014 - 2015 Photocall, May 13, 2014, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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Is there something going around on world tours?

Janelle Monáe canceled a pair of dates on her Australian tour due to a "sudden illness," the same week that Sir Paul McCartney had to cancel dates in Asia for a virus-caused illness.

Monáe’s was ordered to stay in Melbourne under medical supervision to assess her recovery, according to Billboard.

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Led Zeppelin Sued Over 'Stairway to Heaven'
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PHOTO: Led Zeppelin collect their geode awards after being voted top British group in the Melody Maker Pop Poll in London, Sept. 16, 1970.
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Did Led Zeppelin steal 'Stairway to Heaven'?!

That's the allegation coming from the band Spirit, who toured with Zeppelin in the 1960s. Spirit members filed a lawsuit claiming that their song "Taurus" predates Zeppelin's famous anthem and is the blueprint for it, according to NPR.

Jason Elzy, a spokesman for New York-based Warner Music, told Bloomberg that neither Led Zeppelin nor Warner Music would comment on the story.

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Jim McMahon Joins NFL Lawsuit
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PHOTO: Jim McMahon looks on during a football game against the Dallas Cowboys, September 1991, at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia.
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NFL Champ Jim McMahon was one of eight players to file a lawsuit against the National Football League this week alleging that the league put profits ahead of player safety.

McMahon and two others from the champion 1985 Chicago Bears are some of the named plaintiffs in the case, though lawyers say more than 500 players have signed on, according to the Associated Press.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, in Atlanta for the league's spring meetings, said, "Our attorneys have not seen the lawsuit and obviously I have been in meetings all day."

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Minneapolis Will Host Super Bowl 2018
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Brrrr. It will be cold in there!

The 2018 Super Bowl will be held in Minneapolis, Minn., the NFL announced Tuesday. The city beat out the also-chilly Indianapolis and the much-warmer climate of New Orleans.

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