Barack Obama‘s new presidential Cadillac which makes its debut on inauguration day has finally been revealed. Nicknamed “The Beast,” the state-of-the-art limo has been outfitted with security enhancements that include a heavily armoured body and other features that “cannot be discussed.”

Nicholas Trotta, the Assistant Director for the Office of Protective Operations said in a statement: “Although many of the vehicle’s security enhancements cannot be discussed, it is safe to say that this car’s security and coded communications systems make it the most technologically advanced protection vehicle in the world.”

While the specifications of the car are secret, it is assumed the souped up Cadillac has been tricked out with bullet proof glass, a separate oxygen supply, and a completely sealed interior to protect against a chemical attack.

David Caldwell, a spokesman for General Motors which makes Cadillac, revealed the car has “state of the art electronics” and has been designed in the style of a contemporary Cadillac, which would include a hand-crafted interior.

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Bravo has dropped the “destined for greatness” Deshawn Snow from the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta for reportedly being too low-key.

Snow tells Essence.com that one of the reasons cited for her removal from the second season of the network’s most popular installment of the Housewives franchise was because she was “too human for a circus show.”

“At the end of the day, I was the same person throughout the show,” says Snow. “I’m not the type to go “television” and start acting crazy…I was authentic and true to myself and I can’t control what other people do.”

Maintaining her ladylike composure, Snow says “They let me go and there are no hard feelings. I am thankful for the opportunity.”

So far the rest of the “circus” players are expected to return – Kim Zolciak, NeNe Leakes, Sheree Whitfield, Lisa Wu Hartwell, and fingers crossed Dwight Eubanks!

A Bravo rep tells PEOPLE “Bravo is bringing Atlanta back for season two but we haven’t confirmed the cast at this time.”

In addition to maintaining the DeShawn Snow Foundation and a monthly column for Streamingfaith.com, Snow is working on a faith based pre-teens and teenagers book series.

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Martial Arts action hero Jackie Chan has been cast in the Columbia Pictures remake of the ’80s classic, Karate Kid, as the “wax on, wax off” mentor Mr. Miyagi. Will Smith’s son Jaden has already been cast in the lead role made famous by Ralph Macchio.

Kid is slated to begin filming this year in Beijing with director Harald Zwart (Agent Cody Banks) at the helm.

Will Smith and his company Overbrook entertainment will produce along with Jerry Weintraub, who produced the original film.

Karate Kid might prove to be a smart choice for Chan considering that the late Pat Morita nabbed an Oscar nom for his portrayal of the wise Mr. Miyagi.

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President-elect Barack Obama wrote a letter to his two daughters, Malia & Sasha, in the latest issue of Parade.

The doting father and loving husband wrote the thoughtful letter to his little girls, even apologizing for “all the time we’ve been apart” and saying his mission is to “ensure that you had every opportunity for happiness and fulfillment in yours.”

Click HERE for the heart-warming letter in its entirety.

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