August 21st, 2010
03:00 PM ET

David Gray answers your Twitter questions

Singer David Gray has sold close to 12 million albums since he first began his musical climb, and with his folk music feel and aesthetic for the blues, he has become quite a respected tunesmith.

Gray spoke to CNN about his new album “Foundling” as well as the state of the music industry and even squeezed a few fan questions sent via Twitter.

Did he get to yours? Read on to find out.

Do words carry more weight when a celeb says them?
August 21st, 2010
01:25 PM ET

Do words carry more weight when a celeb says them?

We’re sure you’ve heard the news by now: Jennifer Aniston recently uttered a word during a televised interview that has sparked a national dialogue on its definition and proper use.

While it seems one's opinion on whether or not the "r-word" - as we'll refer to it out of sensitivity for those who are indeed offended by it - can be used is perhaps a personal choice, the kerfuffle with Aniston does beg the question: Is there a difference between a celebrity saying a word some folks find offensive and the average Joe or Jill letting it slip during conversation?

While some Marquee readers think that Aniston’s celebrity status means that she should be all the more mindful when she speaks, others believe that the public should give her a break - just because she's a celebrity doesn't mean she's not human, as commenter Bertie pointed out.


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