Jesse Jackson is in full-blown damage control mode today. He's apologizing for "crude and hurtful" remarks he made about presidential candidate Barack Obama following a Fox News interview. After the interview ended, Jackson whispered to a fellow interviewee "Barack's been talking down to black people ... I want to cut his nuts off." Jackson says he didn't realize the microphone was still on when he made the comment and adds, "If any hurt or harm has been caused to his campaign, I apologize." The Obama campaign says it accepts Jackson's apology.
New technology is clearing all members of the Ramsey family of any wrongdoing in the murder of young beauty queen JonBenet. The six year old's bludgeoned body was found in the basement of the family's Boulder, Colorado home on December 26, 1996. New "touch DNA", which focus on skin cells left behind from mere fingerprints, point to an "unexplained third party." The news comes too late to clear the name of JonBenet's mother, Patsy, who died of cancer in 2006. JonBenet's father, John, says he's hopeful the killer will be found based on this new DNA evidence.
Jamie Lynn Spears says motherhood is "so much fun!" The new teenage mom, and sister of Britney Spears, is showing off her baby girl in OK! magazine. The 17 year old gave birth on June 19th and is raising the baby with boyfriend Casey Aldridge in their Mississippi home. "I love taking care of her. It is so much fun. I just want to hug her and kiss her, and I'm happy all the time," she told OK! News of the pregnancy was announced last year in OK!, and Jamie Lynn is said to have signed a $1 million deal with the magazine for exclusive pictures once the baby was born.