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Bristol Palin on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ provokes Wisconsin man to shoot TV
November 18, 2010
A rural Wisconsin man apparently enraged by Bristol Palin’s “Dancing with the Stars” routine blasted his television with a shotgun, leading to an all-night standoff with a SWAT team, investigators said.
20 years of mayhem for Jerry Springer
October 27, 2010
Thanks to Jerry Springer, the idea of a midget standing on a table to start a food fight or passionately kissing her sister on a daytime TV show doesn’t seem so shocking anymore. Springer’s theater of the absurd is like video wallpaper now, as he celebrates his 20th season on the air today with an episode filmed in New York’s Times Square that plays back some of the memorable wig-pulling, chin-smacking and turkey-tossing moments of the past.
Brand, Perry wed at tiger reserve in India
October 24, 2010
Comedian Russell Brand and pop star Katy Perry were married Saturday in northwestern India, the couple confirmed in a statement.
Russell Brand, Katy Perry to wed near tiger sanctuary in India
October 21, 2010
Russell Brand and Katy Perry are getting married this weekend at a luxury resort outside the Ranthambhore tiger sanctuary in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Robert Duvall: A lifetime of commanding roles
August 8, 2010
Everything Robert Duvall says, whether it’s about meeting his wife or doing a play or making a crab cake, tends to turn into a yarn worthy of a Robert Duvall movie.
Confetti punctuates circus around Lohan surrender
July 21, 2010
Hitting bottom under Hollywood’s glare, Lindsay Lohan began serving jail time Tuesday for a probation violation that underlined the starlet’s inability to put a 2007 drug case behind her.
Lohan staying at substance abuse facility, hires Shapiro
July 18, 2010
Lindsay Lohan has moved to a substance abuse facility and signed legal papers hiring celebrity lawyer Robert Shapiro to represent her as she prepares to head to jail for violating probation in a 2007 drug case.
Clooney radiates cool on the stand
July 17, 2010
It’s no wonder the Italian businessmen claimed George Clooney was behind their fashion line — the actor knows how to wow an audience whether he’s on the red carpet or the witness stand.
Couple convicted in extortion case
July 16, 2010
A Michigan couple were convicted Thursday of trying to extort $680,000 from actor John Stamos by threatening to sell old photos of him with strippers and cocaine to the tabloids unless he paid up.
Polanski freed as Swiss reject U.S. extradition request
July 13, 2010
In a stunning ruling, Roman Polanski was declared a free man on Monday — no longer confined to house arrest in his Alpine villa after Swiss authorities rejected a U.S. request for his extradition because of a 32-year-old sex conviction.
Barbara Eden fans can soon read of Jeannie
July 2, 2010
Barbara Eden says she’s been bottled up long enough.
McDermott hospitalized after motorcycle crash
July 2, 2010
Reality star Dean McDermott is being treated for a punctured and collapsed lung after a motorcycle accident.
King of Pop’s estate earns millions in year since death
June 23, 2010
The money is rolling in. The bills are being paid. And all those people who said Michael Jackson might earn more in death than in life are being proved right.
Fans still idolize Underwood
June 10, 2010
The fans love Carrie Underwood, and they proved it again during the CMT Music Awards.
‘Twilight’ eclipses MTV Movie Awards
June 7, 2010
Sandra Bullock was kissing and telling at the MTV Movie Awards.