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Chris Brown banned

chris brown.jpgChris Brown has more to deal with than just facing a felony charge and $50,000 bail after the alleged attack on his girlfriend, Rihanna on February 8.

He now has to deal with the effects his abusive actions have had on his career, as his music has been banned on radio stations in Barbados, Rihanna's island home, as well as other radio stations globally.

His Doublemint gum commercial has also been suspended pending the outcome of the charges. The Body By Milk campaign has also pulled his "Got Milk" advertisement.

Rihanna has had to cancel two concert performances in Indonesia and Malaysia scheduled for February 12 and 13 respectively as she is sporting bruises, a black eye and a split lip.

"Dancing With The Stars" add Lil' Kim to their celebrity list

Lil' Kim will be on "Dancing With The Stars" for their 8th season which premieres on ABC-TV, March 9. She will be paired with last year's Dancing With The Stars champ Derek Hough.

Other stars signed to appear are Chuck Willis who is paired with his girlfriend, two time champ, Julianne Hough; Hollywood host Nancy O'Dell; former football player Lawrence Taylor; actors Gilles Marini; Davis Alan Grier and Denise Richards; Apple computer co-founder Steve Wozniak; Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson; television personality Steve-O and rodeo star Ty Murray.


Obama signs Stimulus Bill

US President Barack Obama's $787 billion economic stimulus plan is his first big victory since taking office a month ago. The plan which includes government spending and tax cuts which is intended to help push the US economy out of recession was signed into law yesterday at a ceremony in Denver, Colorado.

The President said that the tax cuts and domestic spending will create millions of jobs and spur economic growth.

White House senior adviser David Axelrod cautioned that while there will be quick signs of change it will be next year before improvements show up in government reports.

Chief economist Mark Zandi said that the plan will make a difference as it is a good plan that will help the economy.