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Russell Brand Deported in Japan, Katy Perry Angered

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Russell Brand

Russell Brand and Katy Perry aren’t going to let an international incident keep them from being together… for long. Brand traveled to Japan over the weekend to see his lady love in concert, but he was in the country only a few hours before he was deported.

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Gilbert Gottfried Apologizes, Aflac Doesn’t Budge

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Gilbert Gottfried

Gilbert Gottfried is attempting to do some damage control now that he’s been fired as the voice of the Aflac Duck and offended an entire nation of people. The actor made a dozen offensive jokes about the tragedy in Japan recently, sparking a firestorm of controversy… and he’s still trying to dig himself out of the rubble.

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Gilbert Gottfried Fired for Tacky Japan Tweets

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Gilbert Gottfried and Aflac Duck

Winning! Gilbert Gottfried is currently walking the Charlie Sheen path toward success -- he just got fired from his TV gig. No longer will Gottfried power the grating voice of the Aflac duck, and you’ve got Twitter to thank for it.

The comedian went one laugh over the line when he cracked a dozen jokes in a 24-hour period, all of them about the massive catastrophe that occurred in Japan, via Twitter. Some of his ill-timed, tasteless cracks include: “Japan is really advanced. They don’t go to the beach. The beach comes to them,” and “I just split up with my girlfriend, but like the Japanese say, ‘They’ll be another one floating by any minute now.’”

Aflac didn’t think any of it was very funny, apparently. In a statement, the company said, “Gilbert’s recent comments about the crisis in Japan were lacking in humor and certainly do not represent the thoughts and feelings of anyone at Aflac.” They also promised not to rest on their laurels, adding “Aflac will immediately set plans in motion to conduct a nationwide casting call to find a new voice of the iconic Aflac Duck.”

Gilbert Gottfried could not be reached for comment about the situation. Stay up-to-date on all the celebrity gossip -- follow VIP Breakdown on Twitter.

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Mariah Carey Fails to Throw Pitch at Baseball Game

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Music, Sports, Clothing, Videos, Oops Videos,

Mariah Carey makes yet another oopsieNewlywed Mariah Carey has made a fool of herself yet again. Whilst visiting Japan recently, the failed actress attended a Yomiuri Giants vs.Rakuten Eagles baseball game, given the honor of throwing the first pitch. Unfortunately, it appears that either her very uncomfortable attire or unnecessarily-high heels got in the way of allowing her to successfully throw the ball from the mound to the catcher.

Lucky for us, it was all caught on tape! In the video, which can be seen after the jump, the scantily-clad pop star managed to at least throw the ball a measly-looking five feet, which then depressingly rolled towards home base. Clearly learning from her past oopsies, Carey continued to smile unflinchingly after her utter embarrassment, hurried off the field and off to do some kimono shopping (something she can at least do successfully).

Nick, you really ought to keep a closer watch on your wife.

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