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Edward Furlong Arrested For Domestic Violence At Airport

Onetime teen heartthrob and current troubled adult Edward Furlong was arrested this morning at the Los Angeles airport on felony domestic violence charges. Furlong was arguing with his girlfriend around 1am when he allegedly grabbed her arm, leaving visible marks, TMZ reports. Read more …

By: Newser / October 30, 2012

This Week In Insanely Pricey Celeb Purchases…

In case you had forgotten that celebrities are not just like you, we have a bunch of recent evidence for you:

Madonna’s daughter Lourdes turned 16 recently, and as we all know, 16 is a big deal. So of course her mum bought her … an apartment, the Daily Star reports. It seems the teen has bee…

By: Newser / October 29, 2012

Jessica Timberlake? Biel Is Taking Justin’s Last Name

Jessica Biel? Try Jessica Timberlake. “Yes, I’m changing my name” after getting married, Biel tells People. “My professional name will still be the same, but for life, yes, I think it sounds great. I think I really won the jackpot of names.” For people who tried to keep their wedding secret, Biel and Timberlake sure can’t shut up

By: Newser / October 27, 2012

New Ann Coulter Brouhaha: Mitt Nice To “Retard” Obama

Ann Coulter must have been feeling ignored, because she’s dropped a bomb that’s managed to anger even her fellow conservatives. Last night after live-tweeting the debate, Coulter posted, “I highly approve of Romney’s decision to be kind and gentle to the retard.” Among her critics: Michelle Malkin, who tweeted, “What a stupid, shallow thing to say,…

By: Newser / October 23, 2012

Congressman Joe Walsh Says “Life Of The Mother” Never An Issue

Looks like Joe Walsh won’t be getting off Jon Stewart’s list of the craziest guys in Congress any time soon: Last night in a debate with his opponent, Democrat Tammy Duckworth, the Illinois rep and Tea Party favorite explained that he is “pro-life without exception.” He continued, “Understand though, that when we talk about exceptions, we talk about rape,…

By: Newser / October 19, 2012

Five-Second Rule Pretty Much Bogus

If you were laboring under the delusion that the “five-second rule” had any basis in scientific fact, well, keep dreaming. Germs latch onto food a lot faster than that, according to a new San Diego State University study co-funded by the cleanly folks at Clorox. Researchers dropped baby carrots on floors, countertops, sinks and more,…

By: Newser / October 18, 2012

Megan Fox & Brian Austin Green Welcome Baby Boy

Megan Fox managed to keep it a secret for almost three weeks, but she revealed today that she gave birth to a baby boy on Sept. 27, Us reports. Noah Shannon Green “is healthy, happy, and perfect,” Fox wrote on Facebook. He’s the first child for Fox, 26, but husband Brian Austin Green, 39, has another so…

By: Newser / October 17, 2012

Scott Brown Pays Homeless To Be His “Supporters”

The Scott Brown campaign has admitted that it has been paying homeless people to demonstrate in Boston’s working-class Roxbury neighborhood with signs declaring themselves “Obama Supporters for Brown.” Benjamin Thomas, the former city elections commissioner running the operation, tells the Boston Herald that these “supporters” are paid a per-diem that “works out to” about $8 an hour,…

By: Newser / October 16, 2012

Beyonce To Perform At The Super Bowl Halftime Show

Beyoncé sang the national anthem at the 2004 Super Bowl, but she has yet to perform at the iconic halftime show—until 2013, according to an AP source who says she’s slated to take the stage this time around. An official announcement is expected tomorrow. This season’s Super Bowl will be held Feb. 3 in New Orleans, the…

By: Newser / October 16, 2012

Conspiracy Theory: Paul Ryan Cribbed From Nirvana

We’re going to suggest taking this one with a shaker full of salt, but the Internet is buzzing with accusations that Paul Ryan stole the kinda-vaguely touching anecdote he told about his daughter during last night’s debate from, of all people, Kurt Cobain. In response to a question about abortion, Ryan told the story of…

By: Newser / October 12, 2012

Is Taylor Swift Cheating On Conor Kennedy?

Just when you thought Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy were going to skip off into the sunset together come not one but two rumors that Swift has been stepping out on her young man. Star magazine reports that Swift had the nerve to cheat on Kennedy with his cousin, Patrick Schwarzenegger, according to Radar. (Avid Swift-watchers will recall that Patrick wa…

By: Newser / October 10, 2012

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced To 30-60 Years In Prison

Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall. Sandusky, who apparently arrived in court this morning wearing a smile, was defiant about his conviction, saying, “They can take away my life, they ca…

By: Newser / October 9, 2012

12 Celebs Who Battled Eating Disorders

Katie Couric revealed last week that she struggled with bulimia in her early 20s—and sadly, she’s far from the only celebrity to have battled an eating disorder. The Huffington Post rounds up a dozen:

Jessica Alba: She once said that she had trouble adjusting to “a woman’s body with natural fat in places.” “I freaked out,” she…

By: Newser / October 8, 2012

Chris Brown: “Is It Possible To Love Two People?”

Chris Brown isn’t exactly handling his breakup from Karrueche Tran in typical Hollywood fashion: Instead, he released a sort of confessional video last night, in which he mused about his love for, apparently, both Tran and Rihanna. “Is there such thing as loving two people?” Brown asks, as pictures of both women flash onscreen. “I don’t know…

By: Newser / October 5, 2012

Anderson Cooper Gives Star Jones Epic Takedown

Anderson Cooper indulged in an epic rant against Star Jones, of all people, on his daytime show today while co-hosting with Andy Cohen of Bravo. Asked by Cohen to reflect on his coming out in July, Cooper gave a normal response first before launching into his takedown of Jones in a clip obtained by TMZ. It…

By: Newser / October 4, 2012

Todd Akin In ’08: Docs Give Abortions To Women Who Aren’t Pregnant

It’s getting to be quite the week for years-old videos to come back and bite candidates, and the latest victim is one Todd Akin, the would-be junior Missouri senator of “legitimate rape” fame. Seems Akin gave a speech in 2008, in which he compares abortion to slavery and calls abortion providers “terrorists.” He then goes on to describe the “bottom-of-the-food-chai…

By: Newser / October 3, 2012

Lisa Marie Presley Now Sells Fish & Chips In An English Village

Elvis Presley’s daughter, donning an apron to serve fish and chips in a quiet English village? Yep, and that’s how she likes it, the New York Daily News reports. Having moved to Rotherfield with her husband two years ago, the singer enjoys hanging out at a local pub run by two of her friends. So…

By: Newser / September 29, 2012

Chris Brown Tests Positive For Pot On Probation

hris Brown has tested positive for drugs while on probation for a 2009 felony conviction for assaulting former gal pal Rihanna. He failed a random drug test while doing community service in Virginia. He told a judge in a Los Angeles courtroom yesterday that he had smoked marijuana in California, and had a medical marijuana…

By: Newser / September 25, 2012

Katie Couric: I Was Bulimic

Katie Couric seems to have it all, but during her early 20s she battled with an eating disorder, she says on today’s edition of her daytime show, in a confession picked up by the New York Post. “I wrestled with bulimia all through college and for two years after that,” Couric says while talking to Demi…

By: Newser / September 24, 2012

Michael Jackson Had An Anti-Abortion Song?

Sony released a 25th anniversary remastered edition of Michael Jackson’s Bad this week, and among the eight previously unreleased songs is … an anti-abortion anthem. “Song Groove,” aka “Abortion Papers,” includes lyrics like, “Those abortion papers / Signed in your name against the words of God / Those abortion papers / Think about life, I’d like to have my…

By: Newser / September 21, 2012

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