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<p>Kanye West takes the microphone from best female video winner Taylor Swift as he praises the video entry from Beyonce at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, September 13, 2009. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn </p>

Kanye West takes the microphone from best female video winner Taylor Swift as he praises the video entry from Beyonce at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, September 13, 2009. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Kanye West takes the microphone from best female video winner Taylor Swift as he praises the video entry from Beyonce at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards in New York, September 13, 2009. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Serena Williams of the U.S. yells at a line judge after being called for a foot foul during her semi-final match against Kim Clijsters of Belgium at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 12, 2009. Clijsters won the match 6-4 7-5, which ended in controversy when Williams was called for a foot-fault on a second serve to go match point down. REUTERS/Shaun Best </p>

Serena Williams of the U.S. yells at a line judge after being called for a foot foul during her semi-final match against Kim Clijsters of Belgium at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 12, 2009. Clijsters won the match 6-4 7-5,...more

Serena Williams of the U.S. yells at a line judge after being called for a foot foul during her semi-final match against Kim Clijsters of Belgium at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 12, 2009. Clijsters won the match 6-4 7-5, which ended in controversy when Williams was called for a foot-fault on a second serve to go match point down. REUTERS/Shaun Best

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<p>U.S. Representative Joe Wilson of South Carolina listens to President Obama's speech after yelling out "You Lie" during the President's speech about healthcare reform to a joint session of the Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 9, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

U.S. Representative Joe Wilson of South Carolina listens to President Obama's speech after yelling out "You Lie" during the President's speech about healthcare reform to a joint session of the Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 9,...more

U.S. Representative Joe Wilson of South Carolina listens to President Obama's speech after yelling out "You Lie" during the President's speech about healthcare reform to a joint session of the Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 9, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>A video grab shows British rock star Elton John (sunglasses) as he shouts expletives at reporters at the Chiang Kai Shek airport after he arrived in Taipei, early September 23, 2004. John swore at reporters who swarmed around him at the airport and called them "rude, vile pigs". Wearing a bright blue tracksuit and dark sunglasses, the star shouted expletives as he was mobbed by photographers and TV crew. REUTERS/ETTV via REUTERS TV</p>

A video grab shows British rock star Elton John (sunglasses) as he shouts expletives at reporters at the Chiang Kai Shek airport after he arrived in Taipei, early September 23, 2004. John swore at reporters who swarmed around him at the airport and...more

A video grab shows British rock star Elton John (sunglasses) as he shouts expletives at reporters at the Chiang Kai Shek airport after he arrived in Taipei, early September 23, 2004. John swore at reporters who swarmed around him at the airport and called them "rude, vile pigs". Wearing a bright blue tracksuit and dark sunglasses, the star shouted expletives as he was mobbed by photographers and TV crew. REUTERS/ETTV via REUTERS TV

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<p>Video frame grab of then U.S. President George W. Bush ducking from a shoe during a news conference in Baghdad December 14, 2008. An Iraqi reporter called visiting U.S. President Bush a "dog" in Arabic and threw his shoes at him during a news conference in Baghdad. Iraqi security officers and U.S. secret service agents leapt at the man and dragged him struggling and screaming out of the room where Bush was giving a news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. REUTERS/Reuters TV </p>

Video frame grab of then U.S. President George W. Bush ducking from a shoe during a news conference in Baghdad December 14, 2008. An Iraqi reporter called visiting U.S. President Bush a "dog" in Arabic and threw his shoes at him during a news...more

Video frame grab of then U.S. President George W. Bush ducking from a shoe during a news conference in Baghdad December 14, 2008. An Iraqi reporter called visiting U.S. President Bush a "dog" in Arabic and threw his shoes at him during a news conference in Baghdad. Iraqi security officers and U.S. secret service agents leapt at the man and dragged him struggling and screaming out of the room where Bush was giving a news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. REUTERS/Reuters TV

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<p>Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luiz Rodriguez Zapatero (L) and Spanish King Juan Carlos gesture during the second working session of the XVII Ibero-American Summit in Santiago November 10, 2007. Spain's King Juan Carlos told Chavez to "shut up" during closing speeches by leaders from the Latin world that brought the Ibero-American summit to an acrimonious end. REUTERS/Handout </p>

Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luiz Rodriguez Zapatero (L) and Spanish King Juan Carlos gesture during the second working session of the XVII Ibero-American Summit in Santiago November 10, 2007. Spain's King Juan Carlos told Chavez to "shut up" during...more

Spain's Prime Minister Jose Luiz Rodriguez Zapatero (L) and Spanish King Juan Carlos gesture during the second working session of the XVII Ibero-American Summit in Santiago November 10, 2007. Spain's King Juan Carlos told Chavez to "shut up" during closing speeches by leaders from the Latin world that brought the Ibero-American summit to an acrimonious end. REUTERS/Handout

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