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Mike Myers says Kanye ‘spoke truth’ about Hurricane Katrina

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 04:26
It took a few years, but Mike Myers realized Kanye West was right when he spoke out about human injustices in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. In a new GQ interview, the Canadian comic actor finally opens up on the infamous 2005 incident, when West decried then U.S. president George W. Bush’s alleged inattention to Katrina survivors – on a live TV broadcast.
Myers explains Katrina face
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 14:01
Better late than never! Nine years after Mike Myers had an infamous interaction with Kanye West, the actor is finally speaking out on the incident.In September of 2005, the unlikely duo of Myers and West teamed up to support the victims of Hurricane Katrina in a NBC relief concert. The pair presented together, when the rapper decided to go off-script and speak his piece.
Mike Myers defends Kanye West's Katrina comments
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 12:06
Kanye West is a man famous for speaking his mind, and his remarks at a Hurricane Katrina relief telethon in 2005 are among the most infamous. Standing next to Mike Myers, the rapper went rogue, telling the audience watching at home that "George Bush doesn't care about black people." For all of these years, everyone assumed Myers' look of incredulity as he stood next to West was indicative of his shock at his off-script commentary.
Mike Myers: Kanye West "Spoke Truth" About Hurricane Katrina Injustices
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 10:40
Better late than never! Nine years after Mike Myers had an infamous interaction with Kanye West, the actor is finally speaking out on the incident. In September of 2005, the unlikely duo of Myers and West teamed up to support the victims of Hurricane Katrina in a NBC relief concert. The pair presented together, when the rapper decided to go off-script and speak his piece.
Mike Myers recalls Kanye's Katrina rant: 'I'm very proud to have been next to him'
Tuesday, 20 May 2014 08:35
Celebs Erin QuinlanTODAY contributor 3 hours ago FacebookShare on FacebookTwitterRedditPinterestEmail Nearly 9 years have passed since “Austin Powers” star Mike Myers was dragged into a viral moment with Kanye West, who infamously ranted in a 2005 televised fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina aid that then-president George W.
White House accuses Russia of anti-U.S. propaganda war in Ukraine
Monday, 19 May 2014 17:16
The Obama administration's dispute with the Kremlin over the unrest in Ukraine has turned to a new controversy: whether heavily armed men in a grainy image are trigger-happy American mercenaries in Ukraine or a police SWAT team in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Russia has warned for weeks that American security contractors like those accused of killing 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians in 2007 have been ordered into Ukraine to guide the interim government's crackdown on…
Mark Twain's Famous Outcasts Float Through Three Centuries
Friday, 16 May 2014 01:56
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Late New Orleans priest 'a godsend' during Hurricane Katrina
Thursday, 15 May 2014 05:11
There was panic in the streets of New Orleans on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2005. Some 1,800 cars an hour were trying to flee the city as Hurricane Katrina approached with sustained winds of more than 175 miles an hour, its swirling circulation filling the entire Gulf of Mexico. The mayor had issued the first mandatory evacuation in the city's history. Msgr. Ignatius Roppolo -- then 77 and retired from active ministry -- had to make…
Winnetonka student displaced by Hurricane Katrina graduates
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 17:41
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s been more than eight-and-a-half years since Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast destroying nearly everything in its path. Thousands of people were left homeless and the metro welcomed many of them with open arms. Thursday night one of those who now call Kansas City home celebrated a milestone with a few hundred others. Olivia McReynolds moved to Kansas City in September 2005 with her family.
Prep your Android phone to help you during a disaster
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 07:15
Swimming off Louisiana a few sweltering, torrid days before Hurricane Katrina smacked into New Orleans in 2005, the Gulf Coast’s water felt like a stifling, hot bath. I discovered later that warm ocean water is one of the factors that can increase hurricane strength. FEMA also reckons they learned something that year. I’d hope so. The reality is that a weather event on the scale of Katrina could happen again, and public safety agencies can…
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