Controversies and Scandals

'Alaska Bush People' Matriarch Married While Underage

11/26/2015 12:10am EST
Ami Brown
The “Alaska Bush People”are seeing their share of press over controversy. This time the controversy falls on Billy Bryan Brown and Amora Branson Brown. Ami married Billy when she was just 15-years-old. This is written in Billy's memoir, One Wave at a Time, Alaskan Bush People.

Radaronline reports that Billy was 26-years-old when he married his sweetheart. The pair have been married 30 years.

Billy, 62, wrote in his book that he was smitten with his wife when he first saw her.

“She was the beautiful young woman I had ever met,” Billy wrote.

He added that it was “love at first sight” when...

Was Bindi Irwin's Victory Rigged By 'DWTS' Producers?

11/25/2015 11:55am EST
'DWTS' Rigged? Insider Claims Bindi Irwin's Mirror Ball Victory
Is Dancing With the Stars rigged? According to one insider, Bindi Irwin's DWTS Mirror Ball victory was allegedly fixed from the beginning of the show, and producers had one thing in mind -- ratings. Was Hope Solo right after all?

According to a balmy report, DWTS execs put together a master plan that assured certain victory for dancing darling, Bindi Irwin. Although the tabloid has been correct on many occasions with bombshell claims from super-secret sources, this one has some 'splaining to do.

After impressing judges and winning the hearts of fans all season long, 17-year-old Irwin, w...

Discovery Network Boycott Planned During Duggar's New Show On TLC

11/23/2015 7:01am EST
Duggar Family's Return To TLC Prompts Boycott Of All Discovery N
The Duggar family spinoff Jill & Jessa: Counting On is scheduled to air December but one group's efforts to stop all shows related to the Duggar, Seewald, and Dillard families is now branching out to the network's parent company, Discovery Communications.

To date, the Facebook group "No More Duggars" has convinced over 760 companies and brands not to advertise (Kmart, American Girl, Hershey's Chocolate, Pepsi, McDonald's, Fisher-Price, and more) during Counting On or any Duggar-related show. Now several members of the 1000-plus member group have organized a boycott of all Discovery network...

Josh Duggar Sued For Allegedly Assaulting Married Mother Of Two

11/18/2015 3:38pm EST
Josh Duggar Sued For Allegedly Assaulting Mother Of Two: Will TL
Allegations that Josh Duggar assaulted a married mother of two young children is the latest in a long list of Duggar family scandals that may force TLC to cut ties with the 19 Kids and Counting family for good.

There are conflicting stories as to whether Josh is out of rehab, but wherever he is, he's about to get served with a $500,000 lawsuit filed in a Philadelphia courthouse — a suit that claims he assaulted Ashley Stamm-Northup, a porn star who goes by the stage name of Danica Dillon.

According to court documents (link below) obtained by TMZ, Josh went to a gentleman's club in Marc...

Charlie Sheen Comes Clean About Having HIV

11/17/2015 8:28am EST
Charlie Sheen Speaks Out In 'Today' Interview: 'I Am HIV-Positiv
Charlie Sheen sat down with Matt Lauer on the Today Show on Tuesday and addressed the growing rumors about his medical status. From the start of the chat, Sheen confirmed that he is infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

After thanking Lauer and the show's staff for their hospitality, Charlie Sheen host dove right into the topic about his health.

"I am here to admit that I am in fact HIV-positive."

Sheen further says he has to stop the attacks, "mercurial stories," lies and attempts to infringe on the privacy of others and threaten their health and wellbeing.

"I'm here to...

Is Josh Duggar Out Of Rehab?

11/17/2015 8:17am EST
Josh and Anna Duggar
Rumors that Josh Duggar has left rehab surfaced late last week after some of his family members visited him -- arriving and leaving by plane -- at the Rockford, Illinois, treatment center. According to Radar Online, it was widely rumored that the former reality star left the facility despite the 6-month treatment program that he is enrolled in.

"Reformers Unanimous patients must commit to a six-month stay in the strict program, which enforces 4:30 am wake up calls, daily prayer services and 10-hour workdays. However, it seems possible that Josh could have left the Christian treatment cente...

Former Porn Star Bree Olson Addresses Charlie Sheen HIV Report

11/17/2015 7:05am EST
Former Porn Star Bree Olson Is Stressed Out Over Charlie Sheen H
Former adult film star Bree Olson said she is going through a "stressful" time in the aftermath of a report that her ex-boyfriend Charlie Sheen may be HIV-positive. But the actress wants fans to know that she does not have the virus and does not have any more information about Sheen than the rest of the public.

Olson's ordeal started last week when the National Enquirer reported that Sheen may be HIV-positive and may have had the disease for years. Sheen is scheduled to talk with Matt Lauer about the report on the 'Today' show Tuesday morning.

After news of the 'Today' interview hit the ...

Is Charlie Sheen WINNING His HIV-Positive Fight?

11/16/2015 7:00pm EST
Is Charlie Sheen Cured Of HIV? Reportedly, Says Virus No Longer
Is Charlie Sheen cured of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS? According to a breaking news report via TMZ, the actor claims his blood no longer has traces of the disease.

By now, you are among scores of fans and critics shocked by the news of Charlie Sheen's HIV-positive bombshell. The National Enquirer broke the crisis report last week about an anonymous "megastar" who allegedly has hidden his illness for years, and someone who reportedly slept with him is worried others may be infected.

Apparently, the story is connected to today's multiple reporting that Sheen, 50, is meeting with Today...

Charlie Sheen Has HIV?

11/16/2015 2:23pm EST
Charlie Sheen To Announce He Is HIV Positive, Will Discuss Diagn
Actor Charlie Sheen is HIV positive and will make an announcement to the world on NBC's 'Today' on Tuesday, according to TMZ.

Sources connected to NBC's 'Today' program told TMZ that Sheen has a sit-down interview scheduled with Matt Lauer for tomorrow morning. NBC has released a press release stating that Sheen will make a "revealing personal announcement."

TMZ said Sheen is making the announcement following the publication of the news in a tabloid. The National Enquirer had earlier reported a "world exclusive" that Sheen had the disease and alleged that he has been hiding this informati...

9/11 Widower Returns Award Because Of Caitlyn Jenner

11/16/2015 1:40pm EST
Husband Of 9/11 Hero Returns 'Glamour Woman Of The Year' Award A
Plenty of people think Caitlyn Jenner should be commended for raising awareness of transgender issues. But the husband of an NYPD police officer who died on 9/11 is not one of them.

James Smith, whose late wife, Officer Moria Smith, died while helping people evacuate from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, has returned his wife's 2001 Glamour Woman of the Year award because Jenner was recently awarded the same honor.

Smith posted an open letter on Nov. 12 to Glamour Editor-in-Chief Cindi Leive on Facebook. Smith said that Glamour's decision to honor Jenner was "insulting" to his la...

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