daily dos: Romeo Santos caught in the act, Pina Records founder arrested and Justin Bieber's new single

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daily dos: Romeo Santos caught in the act, Pina Records founder arrested and Justin Bieber's new single

  • Belvedere Vodka has apologized after releasing a controversial advertisement that appears to encourage rape. The ad features a man holding a woman and the phrase, "Unlike some people, Belevedere always goes down smoothly." Belvedere Vodka president Charles Gibb: "The content is contrary to our values and we deeply regret this lapse. As an expression of our regret over this matter we have made a donation to RAINN (America's largest anti-sexual violence organization)."
  • Shaima Alawadi, the woman from Iraq who was found severely beaten next to a threatening note saying "go back to your country, you terrorist" died on Saturday. Alawadi, a mother of five, was hospitalized on Wednesday after her 17-year-old daughter found her unconscious in their home in El Cajon, California.
  • Justin Bieber dropped his new single, "Boyfriend," at midnight on Monday. He used twitter to rally his 19 million followers in a countdown to the release.

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  • Caught on tape: Romeo Santos simulating intercourse with a fan on stage then proceeding to hump her face.
  • Raphy Pina, best known as the producer of R.K.M & Ken-Y, was arrested in New York opn charges of bank fraud and money laundering. Pina, who is free on $1 million bond, faces 30 years in prison.
  • After meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderón, speaking out against drug violence and wearing a sombrero this past Sunday in Mexico, Pope Benedict XVI is headed to Cuba for a three-day visit. It is the first time in 14 years since Cuba has experienced a papal visit.

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  • "For every kilo of cocaine that is seized, we want to be compensated 50 percent by the consumer countries." Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina said he wants the U.S., one of the countries with the highest rates of drug use, to pitch in some cash for drug seizures. Perez Molina, a former military leader, also suggested that Central America legalize drug use to curb violence.
  • Rob Kardashian was arrested after chasing a paparazzo. Rob chased the pap after a he noticed his heated argument with new Def Jam artist Rita Ora was being filmed.
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