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Prince, the artist formerly known as Prince, Symbol...Dave Chappelle?

Prince has never been far from controversy over the course of his very colourful career, but his latest stint borders on the downright comical.

His latest single, Breakfast can Wait, features Dave Chappelle impersonating Prince, holding a tray of flapjacks.

Prince was apparently so impressed by Chappelle's impersonation of him on his his show, that he went as far as to use him for the cover art of his latest single.

At first glance, the picture is ridiculous enough, with Chappelle draped in a typically flamboyant Prince outfit.

You could be excused if you missed the tray of flapjacks that he's holding.

Fans of Prince will likely not be swayed by his latest move though, as the artist has always followed the road less travelled all throughout his career. The artwork for the single did draw positive media attention though, highlighting Prince's sense of humour.

The single features on the EP, 'The Breakfast Experience', which was released on 24 October 2104 on iTunes and Amazon.


Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are not only childhood friends since their pre-teen years, they are also tenth cousins (once removed)!

Have you ever noticed how many movies Ben Affleck and Matt Damon worked on together? If you haven't, it's about seven.

They were both Executive Producers on the same movie three times and both were Producers on the 2002 movie "Stolen Summer".

The two actors go way back and were friends since Ben was eight and Matt was ten. They lived just two blocks away from each other and became very close friends after being introduced to each other by their mothers.

Although they were in different grades in high school, they spent most of their lunch breaks together discussing their dreams and plans of one day becoming actors. They also had summer jobs together and would save their money in a joint bank account that would be used to travel to auditions in New York.

But these two actors go even further back than being childhood friends! They are linked through a common New England ancestor. They are, in actual fact, tenth cousins, once removed!

Researchers dug up evidence that both Damon and Affleck are descended from William Knowlton Jr. He was a bricklayer who came to the U.S. from England in the 1630's and settled in Ipswich.


Steven Hawking was the first and only guest ever to play himself in an episode of the 'Star Trek' series

Stephen Hawking has become quite the icon in popular culture and has appeared as himself 11 times on Television or in movies.Quite the achievement for somebody who has never gone for an audition!

He was the first and only guest ever to play himself in any Star Trek series when he portrayed his own hologram for 'Descent, Part 1', an episode in season 6.

Brent Spiner, who played the character of Data, jokingly said that Hawking's cameo appearance was "the most notable moment in television history since Albert Einstein guest-starred on Gunsmoke".

Hawking was taken on a tour of the Star Trek set. When they got to the Warp core he paused and said with a smile: "I'm working on that." He obviously enjoyed his time there because he requested to sit in the captain's chair of the Enterprise-D and of course his request was granted!

Hawking also appeared as himself in the 108th overall episode of the American television sitcom 'The Big Bang Theory.' In this episode Hawking points out an arithmetic error in Sheldon's paper on the Higgs boson that makes the whole paper incorrect and Sheldon faints.

Hawking was also a favorite on the cartoon 'The Simpsons' and appeared as himself in cartoon form on that show five times!


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This Game of Throne star actually lived in a castle!

There are a select few in the world that actually lived the life of kings and queens, born and raised in a castle on the moors.

There's an even smaller group of people who enjoyed that upbringing, and then ended up portraying one on a popular television show.

That group may consist of only one person: Rose Elanor Arbuthnot-Leslie.

The name may not immediately ring a bell, but you'd recognize her as Ygritte in HBO's popular "Game of Thrones" series. Leslie was born in London and raised at the Lickleyhead Castle which was her family's 15th-century ancestral seat. Her father is the Aberdeenshire Chieftain of Clan Leslie, and her mother is the great-granddaughter of the 13th Lord Lovat, who is a descendant of Charles II.

Now she enjoys acting in very popular series, some of which portray the past her family participated in. Some of her roles include Gwen Dawsome in "Downton Abbey" and the more recognizable Ygritte in "Game of Thrones."


The ShamWow! Creator Sued The Church Of Scientology For Trying To Bribe His Scientology Friends To Bad Mouth Him!

Vince Offer, the creator of ShamWow! had directed a movie called The Underground Comedy Movie in which he used the profits to sue the Church of Scientology with.

His reasoning? The church tried to bribe his religious friends to badmouth Vince to other movie professionals.

The church of Scientology felt that Vince was a criminal based on his movie and his actions.

Vince, no longer a Scientologist, had a smear campaign against him put on by the Church of Scientology.

Prior to this, he dealt with multiple lawsuits including suing 20th Century Fox and Anna Nicole Smith because of the Underground Comedy Movie.

In 2004, he made it aware of his wanting to sue the church through a press release sent to

After all was said in done, in 2010, Vince casted Lindsay Lohan in a sequel film called InAPPropriate Comedy that was then released in 2013.



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