Ellie Kemper took to Instagram to address a number of resurfaced photos that have put her at the center of controversy. The photos show a 19-year-old Kemper participating in a debutante ball in St. Louis, Missouri. The ball was hosted by the Veiled Prophet Organization, a group with known racist and anti-Semitic origins.
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Country music star Brett Young, who has had a string of top 10 hits, will head the Illinois Lottery Grandstand stage at the Illinois State Fair on Aug. 20. He will be joined by Russell Dickerson at the show.