Posts tagged "celebrity scandals"

Quickies: Obama Calls Out Kanye West & $30 Million Bail Set For Accused Kidnapper

President Obama becomes the “Condemner-in-Chief,” weighing in on Kanye West at the VMAs: “He’s a jackass.” [TMZ] — Sure, that’s what a lot of Americans are saying, Mr. President — but aren’t you supposed to be busy trying to get us health care?
Bail has been increased exponentially to $30 million for Jaycee Lee Dugard‘…

By: Xiomara Martinez-White / September 15, 2009

“Top Model” Gets Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

Brittany “Bre” Scullark, an “America’s Next Top Model” Cycle Five semi-finalist, was arrested in NYC yesterday for disorderly conduct. She argued with a woman in a Starbucks who claimed Bre had taken her laptop and wouldn’t give it back. Bre claims she wasn’t trying to steal the woman’s laptop. She thought it belonged to a…

By: Annika Harris / September 15, 2009

Bill Maher Can’t Handle His (Tila) Tequila

Revelation! Bill Maher is a d-bag. About 20 seconds into this clip of his “New Rule” routine, he says:”New rule: stop acting surprised someone choked Tila Tequila! The surprise is that someone hasn’t choked this bitch sooner.

Oh no, he did not go there.

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 14, 2009

Jon Gosselin Shows His Sour Grapes On “Primetime”

Jon Gosselin apparently didn’t get the memo that if you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all. Last week, he sat down with Chris Cuomo for an interview which airs tonight on “Primetime: Family Secrets.” (Excerpts are also on today and tomorrow’s “Good Morning America.”) In the interview, Jon didn’t…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 8, 2009

The Tila Tequila And Shawne Merriman Plot Thickens

The Tila Tequila/Shawne Merriman incident of early Sunday morning is turning into a classic case of he-said, she-said. She says that she was at NFL player Merriman’s house at 3:45 a.m., when he choked her, knocked her over, and tried to hold her down. She called the police and, when they arrived, she signed a…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 8, 2009

2009: Perez Hilton’s Year In Fights

Is it just me or has 2009 been “The Year of Ridiculous Fights” for Perez Hilton? Sure, his derogatory blogs are sure to annoy even the thickest-skinned celebrities, but this year he seems to be digging in and truly getting under some celebrity skin. Of course, he’s at it again—this time his opponent is Demi

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 5, 2009

“In The House” Actress Maia Campbell Rumored To Have Meth Problem

It’s always disconcerting when a once-promising actress totally loses it. (Hello, Natasha Lyonne.) The latest in the line is Maia Campbell, who once starred in the show “In The House” alongside LL Cool J. Back in March, a report surfaced on the site MediaTakout.com from a reader who claimed they’d spent the day with Campbell…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 4, 2009

Quickies: Salma Hayek Gives Some Diva Attitude To A Restaurant Hostess & Favorite TV Girlfriends

Salma Hayek spewed a barrage of Spanish words (expletives) at a restaurant hostess. Salma didn’t have a reservation. When her girlfriends told her to stop, Salma just bitched in English. [Dlisted] — When Salma’s hungry, she’s really hungry.
Security for the “Sex and the City” sequel has been beefed up because fans arrived for…

By: Annika Harris / September 3, 2009

Joe Francis Assaults A Chick. Again

Joe Francis is the guy we’d most like to vote off planet Earth. The Girls Gone Wild impresario (wait, I’m revoking this term since it includes the word “impress” and there ain’t nothing impressive about Francis) got in a scuffle last night at Guys and Dolls in Los Angeles, and allegedly assaulted a woman. And…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 28, 2009

John Mayer’s $25,000 Mugshot

Yesterday, after Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump was arrested for driving without a license, John Mayer admitted he’d been arrested for the same offense and then Twittered a challenge to Harvey Levin at TMZ: “produce my mugshot, [and] I will donate 25k to the charity of [your] choice.” He even gave a hint: “i…

By: Wendy Atterberry / August 28, 2009

Chris Brown Goes Clubbing After His Sentencing

Not that he’s doing anything right, but a few hours after Chris Brown was sentenced for assaulting Rihanna, he celebrated by heading to a Los Angeles club where he jumped up on a booth and did an impromptu performance of Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana.” One club goer said, “He not only sang, but danced hi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 27, 2009

LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian Are, Like, Official Now

I hate it when celebrities think they can fool the public. Jessica and Nick not getting divorced? Yeah, right. Angelina and Brad not a couple? Good one, guys. So earlier this year, when rumors began to surface that LeAnn Rimes was doing the horizontal polka with Eddie Cibrian, her co-star in the lame Lifetime movie…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 27, 2009

Quickies!: LeAnn Rimes Questioned By Police

LeAnn Rimes was questioned by Brentwood police for suspicion of a misdemeanor hit-and-run. [LA Times] — She’s not having a good year, is she?
Cassie said everyone has liked her new haircut and she even got a new boyfriend with it. [NYMag.com] — I’ll take that to mean Diddy stopped ignoring her in public.
Rock…

By: Annika Harris / August 21, 2009

Quickies!: Eric Dane And The History Of The Celebrity Sex Tape

This week, Eric Dane joined a long list of celebs caught in sex tapes. Here’s an intellectual history of the celebrity sex tape. [The Daily Beast]
Mark Indelicato of “Ugly Betty” impressed Carolina Herrera so much with his design sketches that she offered him an internship on the spot. [NYDailyNews.com] — If only getting a…

By: Annika Harris / August 19, 2009

Jon Gosselin And Other Celebs Who Go To Great Lengths For A Little Action

When I was in high school I did all kinds of crazy things so I could see my boyfriend without my parents knowing. But now I go in and out the front door like a regular, stable adult. Apparently, Jon Gosselin still hasn’t gotten to that stage. In an interview with Life And Style, Jon’…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 19, 2009

Eric Dane And Rebecca Gayheart’s Naked Third: Who Is Kari Ann Peniche?

Former Miss Teen USA Kari Ann Peniche is proving, once again, that beauty pageants and scandals are great bedfellows. She is the second woman in the threesome “nude” tape featuring “Grey’s Anatomy” star Eric Dane and former Noxzema girl Rebecca Gayheart. But this isn’t Peniche’s first foray into sexytime territory. Nor is it her limelight…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 18, 2009

Howard K. Stern Gets Green Light To Sue Author of Anna Nicole Tell-All

Remember when journalist Rita Cosby’s tell-all, Blonde Ambition: The Untold Story Behind Anna Nicole Smith‘s Death, hit shelves only two months after the buxom blonde’s death? Cosby alleged that Howard K. Stern, Smith’s former paramour, had an intimate affair with Larry Birkhead, Smith’s ex. Yesterday, a judge ruled that Stern could move forward with a…

By: Annika Harris / August 13, 2009

The Ruckus Over Miley Cyrus’ Pole Dance Begins

We knew Miley Cyrus’ brief pole dance at the Teen Choice Awards was going to spark a debate and, lo and behold, it has. Parent advocacy groups are up in arms, and blogs are crowing: “Miley Cyrus Does Her Part For the Pornification Of America.” In Newsday, child psychologist Wendi Fischer opined, “She’s sending…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 12, 2009

A Sculpture Of Angelina Breastfeeding, Plus Other Odd Celebrity Artworks

Controversial celebrity sculptor Daniel Edwards has unveiled his latest work: a park-bench-sized statue of Angelina Jolie in the nude, double breastfeeding her twins. This artistic work of public indecency (she’s not wearing pants!) is called “Landmark for Breastfeeding” and was inspired by Jolie’s cover photograph on W magazine last year. Edwards decided that, in order…

By: Justine Fields / August 5, 2009

Mariah Carey’s New Album Takes Product Shilling To The Next Level

Mariah Carey’s next album, Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel, hits shelves on September 15th. And it’ll be a lot bigger than your traditional CD. The album will come bundled with a 34-page magazine made by the folks at Elle. The ad section of the book, which covered the costs for this endeavor, will be home…

By: Justine Fields / August 4, 2009
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