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Larry King Slams Clippers Owner Donald Sterling For Racist Remarks, Says "Get Him Out Of The League!"

Apr 28, 2014 09:51 AM

The Los Angeles Clippers may have staged a silent protest at their game over the weekend after owner Donald Sterling's racist comments leaked online, but Larry King had no problem speaking out about the situation!

Larry dined at Craig's in West Hollywood on Sunday night, and when asked about Sterling's remarks, the TV icon said, "Get him out of the league ... any way they can!"

An alleged audio recording of Sterling and girlfriend V. Stiviano was posted on TMZ last week, and the NBA owner/real estate mogul says he doesn't want Stiviano bringing African American pals to his games or posting pictures of them online -- specifically Magic Johnson!

Sterling is heard saying, "It bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you’re associating with black people. Do you have to? ... I’m just saying, in your lousy f*cking Instagrams, you don’t have to have yourself with, walking with black people."

Stiviano says that all she did was take a picture with someone she admires. Sterling's alleged reply?

    "I think the fact that you admire [Magic] -- I've known him well, and he should be admired. And I'm just saying that it's too bad you can't admire him privately. And during your entire f*cking life, your whole life, admire him -- bring him here, feed him, f*ck him, I don't care. You can do anything. But don't put him on an Instagram for the world to see so they have to call me. And don't bring him to my games. OK?"

Um, yikes! Regarding Sterling's comments about Johnson, King added, "Terrible. The whole thing is terrible." We agree -- and the Clippers are making it clear that this is completely unacceptable as well.

During their warmup for their playoff game against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday at the ORACLE Arena in Oakland, the whole team got together in the middle of the court and ripped off their shooting jerseys to reveal inside-out red warm-up shirts, which hid the Clippers logo. When it was time to play, the team did put their uniforms back on, but they were all wearing black wristbands during the game.

"We're going to be one, everything we do, we do it together," Clippers point guard Chris Paul told ESPN. "Stay together, play ball."

In case you missed it:

Click thru to see what Dodger's Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda had to say about the Clippers controversy!




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EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS - Larry King Goes Shirtless While Shooting A Commercial

May 10, 2012 04:30 PM

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In case you ever wanted to see what Larry King looks like without a shirt, this is your lucky day!

The 78-year-old TV legend was snapped filming a commercial in Beverly Hills on Thursday, and he let it all hang out when we snapped him in the middle of a wardrobe change. We're not sure what the shoot is for, but at least he was a good sport about wearing this neon green top:

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Larry Steps Out With His Gorgeous Gal Shawn

Mar 25, 2011 07:30 AM

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Now that Larry King is no longer doing his daily CNN show, the legendary host has more time to spend with his lovely wife Shawn.

While waiting for their car at Red O restaurant on Melrose Avenue, the twosome struck a pose for our cameras. We're loving Shawn's animal print skirt!

Just yesterday, King spoke to Fox News about his memories of the late Elizabeth Taylor. He tells Fox's Sean Hannity:

    "She was an extraordinary lady. She was a major film star at age 14 with "National Velvet." She's been in the public consciousness for 65 years. And as you said, she was a true movie star. In fact, she is the last of the great movie stars. Never been anyone like her from the way she looked with those incredible eyes, to the way her life went with pain and joy. She was -- she wrote her own chapter in a book that's hers."

As for Mr. King's future, we can't wait to hear what's in store!

Watch Larry's full Fox News interview about Elizabeth Taylor ... after the jump.




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Piers Morgan Admits Using The Word "Dangerous" In His Show Promos Was "British Humor"

Feb 24, 2011 09:38 AM

Larry King appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight ready to tackle the controversy that erupted after the legendary CNN host questioned Morgan's use of the word "dangerous" in show promos ... admitting the British host may have "oversold" himself.

During the CNN interview, King asked Morgan:

    "Were you being facetious when you said you were dangerous? Was that an attempt at British humor?"

Morgan then asked King whether he has watched any of his shows. King relied:

    "About eight. I haven't seen you dangerous yet. I said you're capable."

When explaining what he meant in the promo by using the word "dangerous," Morgan added:

    "We couldn't come in and undersell. I'm following a legend. You can't follow Sinatra in Vegas and say, 'By the way, I'm not very good, and this is going to be useless.'"

Later in the interview, Morgan admitted to King, "I was only kidding. British humor."

Find out what King calls "dangerous" ... after the jump.




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Dina Lohan Meets With Larry King

Feb 22, 2011 11:48 AM

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Dina Lohan had a breakfast meeting this morning with Larry King at his favorite restaurant, Nate 'n Al in Beverly Hills.

King showed up with an entourage before having the sit-down with Lindsay's mom at the deli.

The restaurant confirmed to X17online that the former CNN chat-show host and the Long Island mom shared a meal before going their separate ways.

Dina left out the back (where X17online snapped her in her shades) while Larry took the front door.

Dina arrived from New York to Los Angeles last night with children Michael Jr., Ali and Cody, where she reunited with her eldest daughter for the first time since Lindsay left rehab in January.

Dina and Larry met to discuss business opportunities, and when King was asked about the possibility of them working together, he responded, "I hope!"




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Larry King And Robert Shapiro Chill In Beverly Hills

Feb 7, 2011 02:20 PM

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Now that Larry King is no longer responsible for a daily news show, the former Larry King Live host is spending time with his close friends like Robert Shapiro.

The famed attorney, known for the OJ Simpson trial, has never looked more casual! Way to rock the jeans, T-shirt and beret, Mr. Shapiro.

After years of incredible success, these two deserve some chill time.

See Mr. King and his gorgeous family after the jump ...




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What Does Larry King Think Of Piers Morgan As His Replacement?

Jan 26, 2011 12:50 PM

We spotted Larry King at Trousdale last night, and when asked what he thought of Piers Morgan as his replacement on CNN, King told our photogs, "I haven't seen it ... I saw him once, he's pretty good." Hmm, that's a good neutral answer!




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Larry King Says "So Long" During Final Broadcast, Celebrates With Friends

Dec 17, 2010 07:49 AM

During his final show on CNN, Larry King enjoyed the company of friends and colleagues that wished him well.

For his final words on Larry King Live, the host said the following:

    “You’re not going to see me go away, but you’re not going to see me on this set anymore. … I don’t know what to say except to you, my audience, thank you, and instead of goodbye, how about so long?"

After the taping ended, King joined beautiful wife Shawn Southwick and celebrity friends at Spago Beverly Hills for the wrap party.

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With a red lipstick mark on this cheek, looks like Mr. King enjoyed himself!

Check out the gallery below to see which other celebrities partied with the CNN legend.




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