TMZ Retracts Candy Spelling Rape Allegation

  • Being an editor at celebrity gossip clearinghouse TMZ constantly requires one to tow the line between the tasteful and the tasteless. Sometimes the site falls on the wrong side of that line, like when it published the name and picture of Billy Bob Thornton’s 14-year-old son in his capacity as a victim of sexual assault. But sometimes, as the image that follows indicates, the site’s editors get it wrong, only to quickly realize the error of their ways and issue a quick fix.

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