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Fox News to Cut Old LL Cool J Interview from New Sarah Palin Show

LLCOOL_3.31.jpgActor, rapper LL Cool J was listed as one of the guests on the premiere of Sarah Palin‘s Fox News series “Real American Stories.” But late last night, LL, aka James Todd Smith, Tweeted that Fox News is “misrepresenting” his appearance.

Fox lifted an old interview I gave in 2008 to someone else & are misrepresenting to the public in order to promote Sarah Palin’s Show. WOW

A Fox News spokesperson tells TVNewser, “Real American Stories features uplifting tales about overcoming adversity and we believe Mr. Smith’s interview fit that criteria. However, as it appears that Mr. Smith does not want to be associated with a program that could serve as an inspiration to others, we are cutting his interview from the special and wish him the best with his fledgling acting career.”

“Real American Stories” debuts tomorrow night at 10pmET.

> Earlier: Sarah Palin Series Debuts on Fox News

> More: Mediaite’s Steve Krakauer has more details

> More, More: Hitfix reports Toby Keith was also unaware of his participation in the special…

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