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Fast Track: 'The Voice's' Blake Shelton hits Twitter trouble

May 06, 2011
  • The country music artist and "Voice" coach sent out a tweet that didn't go over well with the LGBT community.
The country music artist and "Voice" coach sent out a tweet that… (Damian Dovarganes / Associated…)

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday.

Country singer and "The Voice" coach Blake Shelton sent a violent, anti-gay Tweet, but now he's apologized and would rather everyone forget about it. (E! Online)

After three decades of figuring out ways to make the rest of us seem not as cool, Judy McGrath is leaving her post at the top of MTV Networks. (Los Angeles Times)

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have named their twins Moroccan and Monroe. "Roc & Roe! Let's Go!" (Los Angeles Times)

Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" is adding actors like they're going out of style. (Los Angeles Times)

Jacob Lusk got voted off "American Idol" last night. (Los Angeles Times)

After 10 years, actor Tom Welling is finally moving on from Superman and "Smallville." (Hero Complex)

MTV's "Teen Mom" has had a big influence on baby names. "Twilight" also had big pull. (MSNBC)

Movie theaters are adding gyrating seats, so now it won't be just the awful dialogue that makes you ill. (Wall Street Journal)

Like a junkie desperate for a hit, Hollywood is turning to medical manuals like "What to Expect When You're Expecting" for adaptation material. Can't wait for "Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide: The Movie!" (Deadline)

Nicolas Cage won't be prosecuted after his New Orleans arrest. That could change after people see "Ghost Rider 2." (Contact Music)

What's going to happen on the top-secret final episode of "Oprah?" No one's talking. But here's a hint: Someone will be borne to the heavens on the wings of angels while orphans and John Travolta dance in the aisles. Also: Everyone in the audience gets a piece of Stedman. (Huffington Post)

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