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Devo co-founder claims 9/11-themed wedding cake and was a ‘set up’ by a friend: ‘It’s not funny’

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Devo co-founder Jerry Casale has apologized after images of his September 11-themed wedding cake were made public. The performer — who married Krista Napp in California on the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attack in New York — has said that the cake was a “surprise” from a friend, and that the incident was a “set-up”.

In pictures obtained by TMZ, the couple are pictured behind a large wedding cake resembling the World Trade Center twin towers, with cut out images of their faces on top.

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Casale has since suggested that his cake was not organized by the couple themselves, but a friend.

According to the musician, they had chosen the date to get married out of necessity, as the Beverly Hills courthouse is only open on Fridays, and that was the last Friday available before their marriage application expired.

The cake was, according to Casale, a response to comments he had previously made to a friend who questioned the choice of their wedding date, that he and Napp “are the twin towers of love”. Casale told Billboard that one friend who heard that explanation offered to take care of the cake, which was delivered to the couple after dinner.

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“He thought it was some sort of transgressive sick humor, and the problem is, it’s not funny,” Casale said of his friend.

Casale also told Billboard that the media attention the photo has received “ruined our wedding,” and that he was “surprised at the attention” it was receiving.

Casale had previously caused controversy following his satirical Jihad Jerry and the Evildoers venture. His full-length album, “Mine Is Not a Holy War,” in 2006, was naturally met with criticism.

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“People are kind of freaked out by the Jihad Jerry stuff,” he is quoted as saying. “I thought they’d all think it was really funny and get off on it, but people are really offended and scared.”

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Nicolle Wallace rains hell on GOP: ‘It’s going to take a dead Russian hooker’ before they wake up to Trump criminality

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MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace this week heaped scorn upon her former party for making their minds up about impeaching President Donald Trump seemingly before hearings even started.

"It's going to take a dead Russian hooker at the bottom of the Hudson before Republicans wake up," she said. "They don't care about anything -- and now they also don't care about foreign interference in domestic elections."

Wallace then said that Republicans should be very careful about embracing a precedent in which it is acceptable for presidents to use their office to pressure foreign countries to investigate their political opponents.

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Meghan McCain snaps at View co-hosts for getting ‘cheap applause’ after she’s schooled on impeachment hearings

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"The View" co-host Meghan McCain exploded after her fellow panelists criticized Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) for signaling he would not support impeachment for President Donald Trump, despite the testimony placing him at the center of an apparent extortion scheme against Ukraine.

The conservative McCain pointed out that independents had lost support for impeachment since hearings began, and she played a clip of Hurd explaining why he didn't believe the evidence supported impeachment -- and her co-hosts wondered if he had heard the testimony.

"I think the point of the show is we live in a world where every panel has a different view," McCain said. "I also lived in Virginia -- Trump MAGA hat people everywhere -- and there are people in this country, and congresspeople like Mike Turner who are not convinced what happened."

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Mar-a-Lago to host event for conspiracy nuts who believed Obama was a secret Muslim

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President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is hosting an event for a far-right organization that once spread bogus conspiracy theories about former President Barack Obama being a secret Muslim.

The Washington Post reports that Trump's prized Florida resort on Saturday night will play host to the Center for Security Policy, a group that believes "mainstream Muslim organizations in the United States are secretly agents of anti-American jihad."

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