Red Scare: The Beyoncé Edition

For those just tuning in, this is the third installment in a series where I find celebrities’ (often extremely dubious) ties to communism. No, you won’t find Sean Penn or Alec Baldwin here, but you will find McCarthy-era links to friends of friends of some people that might be communists. While linking Italian pop star Tiziano Ferro or Serbian tennis superstar and part-time comedian Novak Djokovic (both extremely gorgeous men, by the way, so props to them where they are due) took some effort, Jay-Z’s love gave me very little work to do, and I’m not just talking about her …






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Red Scare: Novak Djokovic Edition

As you all know, I have a McCarthy-ish habit of picking out pinkos and commies from among a cloud of celebrities. Recently, I found a few strange little lyrics and some quotes that made me suspect of Italian pop star Tiziano Ferro, who, while I still remain a fan, particularly for his hilarious anti-Mexican mustache comments, am wary of. As I find more and more celebrities to suspect of, I’ve decided to make a bit of an ongoing segment on the subject, which I will call “Red Scare”. I acknowledge I could be wrong on any one of these suspicions, …






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But is Raffaella a Proletarian?

For those of you who don’t know Italian pop star Tiziano Ferro from his infamous Mexican moustache comment, few Italian pop hipsters know the wrath of the Latin American market like Tiziano does (just ask the myriad paparazzi that made millions selling photoshopped pictures of Tiziano with a moustache to Univisión). In an effort to avoid the controversy, however, Tiziano might be treading dangerously close to riling up the protest-prone Cuban exile community in the US. In his new single, “E Raffaela é Mia” (“And Raffaella is Mine”), Ferro croons, “Ho girato il Latin America: Cuba, Messico, Argentina”- “I have …






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