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Finding Your Roots

LL Cool J discovers his grandmother isn't biologically related to him in exclusive Finding Your Roots clip

LL Cool J’s family tree loses a branch in Tuesday’s new episode of Finding Your Roots. In the sneak peek clip, host Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals to the perennial Grammys host that the woman he’s known to be his maternal grandmother is actually not biologically related to him.

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Maya Rudolph breaks down over shocking discovery about slave ancestors on Finding Your Roots

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Shonda Rhimes traces her ancestry in exclusive Finding Your Roots clip

TGIT won’t return until February, but in the meantime, creator Shonda Rhimes will make her mark on television in an episode of Finding Your Roots. 

Tuesday’s installment of the PBS series will feature Rhimes, along with Maya Rudolph and Keenen Ivory Wayans. Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gate Jr. helps the entertainers trace their lineages and discover their ancestors’ struggle for freedom.

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