Posts tagged "kidnapping"

Morning Quickies: Jaycee Dugard On Giving Birth In Captivity & Megan Fox Has Wrinkles

Jaycee Dugard's memoir, A Stolen Life, comes out next week. Dugard was kidnapped at age 11 and found after 18 years in captivity. In a "Dateline" interview with Diane Sawyer airing this Sunday night, Dugard says when she gave birth to her two children, she had no idea she was having a baby. A…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 8, 2011

Elizabeth Smart Faces Her Kidnapper At His Sentencing

"I don't have much to say to you. I know that you know what you did was wrong ... You did it with full knowledge. But I want you to know that I have a wonderful life." —Elizabeth Smart faces Brian David Mitchell, the man who kidnapped her at age 14 and forced her…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 26, 2011

Jeremy London May Have Been Telling The Truth About That Kidnapping Thing

When actor Jeremy London—Griffin on "Party of Five," not his twin brother Jason who played Randall in "Dazed and Confused"—claimed over the summer that he had been kidnapped for five hours and "forced to smoke dope," we thought it seemed kind of suspect. Especially when Jeremy, who has had addiction issues in the…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 8, 2011

Woman Admits To Kidnapping Baby From Hospital 23 Years Ago

Imagine being 23 years old and finding out that your mother is not actually your mother. Devastating, right? Now imagine that you find out that she kidnapped you from a hospital. That's, like, beyond. This insane scenario is a reality for Nejdra Nance, born Carlina White. The woman she knew as her mother, Ann Pettway,…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 25, 2011

Brandon Adams Gives His Version Of The Jeremy London Alleged Kidnapping

Brandon Adams, 26, is currently in in jail with his bail set at $500,000. He's been accused of kidnapping actor Jeremy London at gunpoint and holding him for 12 hours, forcing him to buy beer and to smoke a pipe. Adams has given his interview about the incident to Radar. "I have six kids,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 24, 2010

The Jeremy London Kidnapping Case Gets More Twisted

Wow. The more we hear about Jeremy London's alleged kidnapping, the stranger and stranger the whole thing seems. Here's what we've learned since the initial report: everything went down when Jeremy and his on-again-off-again wife, Melissa London, decided to go for a (romantic?) dinner at Jack in the Box. When they came out, they…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 21, 2010

Ruh Roh: Americans Charged With Kidnapping 33 Haitian Kids

We've all heard the saying, "No good deed goes unpunished" — and that's proven to be true for 10 Americans who flew down to Haiti after the Jan. 12 earthquake. Recently the Haitian government arrested a group of 10 Americans, most of whom are members of a Baptist congregation in Idaho, as they…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 5, 2010

Jaycee Lee Dugard On The Cover Of “People” Makes Us Feel Icky

Really, people? Or maybe I should say really, People? Kidnapped for 18 years, Jaycee Lee Dugard and her two children finally escaped their lives as prisoners of Phillip Garrido this August, much to the joy of the Dugard family. But not two months have passed before Jaycee is on the cover…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 14, 2009

Elizabeth Smart Takes The Stand To Tell About Her Kidnapping Ordeal

Elizabeth Smart was found more than six years ago, but her kidnapper, Brian Mitchell, has still not gone to trial. His lawyers claim that he's a complete looney, and it's been an uphill battle to prove that he's fit to stand trial. Makes you oh so proud of our legal system, right? Yesterday, at…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 2, 2009

“Faking Your Own Kidnapping While Cheating” Is The New Infidelity

Apparently unaware of the many ways this could backfire terribly, Wikler Moran-Mora, pastor of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Reform in Tampa, FL, faked his own kidnapping so he could two-time his wife. According to police, Moran-Mora texted his wife last Tuesday evening to say he had been kidnapped, but that she should…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2009

Kidnapping Victim Found Alive 18 Years Later

Let's start Friday off on a happy/incredibly disturbing note, shall we? In 1991, Jaycee Dugard, 11, was kidnapped and presumed dead. This week, a woman walked into a police station in the Bay Area and told officers that she was Dugard, now 29. She had been kidnapped and kept a prisoner in the backyard of…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 28, 2009

Woman Faked Her Own Kidnapping To Cheat

A cheating Guatemalan woman faked her own kidnapping in Barcelona, so she could keep cheating with her Spanish lover. Ay carumba! Mark Sanford, are you taking notes? A woman in Spain texted her hubby in Guatemala that she'd been kidnapped, sexually assaulted, and held against her will with other kidnappees. In truth,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 13, 2009

Quickies!: IUDs Don’t Cause Infertility Or Infections

Contrary to popular belief, an IUD doesn't cause infections or infertility. [Daily Bedpost] This voice-activated vibrator is pointless. [Daily Bedpost] A charged cell battery saved a woman's life. [College Candy] It is possible to be allergic to sex. [Tango] Yes, supermodels do age. Find out what these…
By: Annika Harris / August 5, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Paris Hilton’s Puppies, Italian Woman In Captivity, & An Iron Kidnapping

Justice for puppies everywhere! Paris Hilton was stopped from buying a puppy by the staff at a pet store because it seemed too much like an impulse buy. The star is known for having a "menagerie of neglected animals." [NY Post]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 17, 2008
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