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'Remember The Titans' Star Will Patton Arrested For DUI

February 26th, 2015 1:52pm EST
'Remember The Titans' Star Will Patton Arrested For DUI
Actor Will Patton was arrested on Tuesday night shortly after being pulled over in South Carolina on Isle of Palm, close to his hometown of Charleston.

He was released on bail, and is due in court next month.

TMZ reports that the Remember the Titans actor was arrested for driving under the influence in Isle of Palms. Patton was later released from custody on a $997 bond.

Will Patton is perhaps most known for his performance in the popular sports drama, Remember the Titans. Patton portrayed the role of Coach Bill Yoast alongside Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington.

The film focused on ...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Battled A Major Drug Problem, Says Insider

February 21st, 2015 3:03pm EST
Bobbi Kristina Brown Was A Heroin Addict And In & Out Of Rehab P
More information about Bobbi Kristina Brown's personal struggles with drugs are emerging, and the details are very sad. Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter was under the influence of drugs when her boyfriend found her face down and unresponsive in the bathtub of their Georgia home last month.

Several sources have told People magazine that Brown used several drugs in recent months, including heroin, cocaine and Xanax. She also drank heavily and regularly slurred her words and was incoherent.

One insider said Brown has been "in and out" of rehab since the death of her mother three ye...
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What 70s Star Is Filing For Bankruptcy?

February 13th, 2015 11:26am EST
70s Star David Cassidy Files For Bankruptcy
David Cassidy has fallen on hard times once again. The former “Partridge Family” star has filed for bankruptcy protection.

In documents filed Wednesday in Florida, the 64-year-old musician stated he has “assets and debt of up to $10 million.”

"I am going through bankruptcy proceedings at the moment. This is necessary for practical reasons to reorganize my life as I go through divorce and to restructure my finances," he said in a statement to the Daily News.

Cassidy has fallen on hard times before. At the height of his career, he had lost most of his money due to the mismanagement of hi...
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Emile Hirsch Charged With Felony Assault After Putting Woman In A Chokehold

February 13th, 2015 8:32am EST
Emile Hirsche Checks Into Rehab After Choking Female Film Execut
Emile Hirsch has been charged with third degree felony assault and misdemeanor intoxication after allegedly attacking Paramount Pictures executive Daniele Bernfeld during a Sundance Film Festival party in Utah last month.

Bernfeld told police that the actor asked why she looked "so tough" and called her a "rich kid" who didn't belong at Sundance, according to TMZ.com. She left Hirsch's presence, and a short time later he came up behind her and "put her in a chokehold."

Bernfeld claims Hirsch "pulled her across the table and onto the floor" and landed on top of her. He then placed his hand...
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Is 'Fighting For Her Life,' Says Houston Family

February 3rd, 2015 9:08am EST
Were Drugs A Factor In Bobbi Kristina Brown's Near Drowning?
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown's daughter is "fighting for her life," according to family members. The celebrity offspring was hospitalized over the weekend after nearly drowning in a bathtub.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, 21, was found face down and unresponsive in her Roswell, Georgia, home by her husband Nick Gordon, who performed CPR while waiting for paramedics to take her to the hospital.

Several media outlets have reported that Bobbi Kristina's brain function is low, and the Houston family has issued the following statement about her condition: "Bobbi Kristina is fighting for her life and...
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Watch Lindsay Lohan Mock Her Terrible Driving In Super Bowl Spot!

February 2nd, 2015 8:38am EST
Lindsay Lohan Mocks Her Own Terrible Driving In Super Bowl Spot
Lindsay Lohan may have multiple DUIs on her record, but at least she's not above poking fun at them. And yesterday's Esurance Super Bowl commercial proved it.

In the ad, Lohan careens a car into the sidewalk in front of a school, nearly plowing into two small children.

"Your mom's a terrible driver," deadpans Kid #1.

"That's not my mom," replies Kid #2, after Lohan rolls down the window and tries to coerce the two children into the car.

But Lohan's kinda-sorta like his mom, as she's young-ish and with a lot of time on the road. Which is the gist of the ad- some insurance companies might...
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Jackie Chan’s Son Charged With Drug Offense

December 22nd, 2014 12:29pm EST
Jackie Chan’s Son Indicted On Drug Charges
Jaycee Chan, 32, the son action movie star Jackie Chan, has been indicted by Chinese authorities on drug charges.

He was detained more than four months ago on a charge of sheltering others to use drugs, as reported byThe Associated Press.

On Monday, Chan was indicted and now faces up to three years in prison if he is convicted.

Chan and Taiwanese movie star Ko Kai were arrested in August. The two tested positive for marijuana.

They also reportedly admitted using the drug, while authorities confiscated 3.5 ounces of it from Mr. Chan’s apartment.

The detention of Jaycee Chan has been par...
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Tom Hanks' Son Reveals Secret Drug Battle

November 27th, 2014 3:29pm EST
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's son Chester has opened up about his long struggle with alcohol and drugs.

Fearing that the media would expose his secret, the celebrity offspring, 24, posted a video on Instagram with the message: "I've been struggling with substance abuse since I was 16 years old. Finally at the age of 24 I decided to get some help. With 50 days of sobriety under my belt, I can honestly say I'm the happiest I've ever been. I'm thankful for my family and everybody that cares about me, including my fans.

"I've been blessed with the programs of AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (N...
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Sharon Stone 'Devastated' Over Nephew's Death

November 20th, 2014 12:03pm EST
Sharon Stone
Actress Sharon Stone is reportedly "devastated" over the sudden death of her 22 year-old nephew Colin Stone, from a suspected heroin overdose.

Colin, the son of Sharon’s brother Michael Stone, was found dead at his apartment in Hollywood on November 10 “during a welfare check by his apartment manager,” said Ed Winter of the L.A. County Coroner’s office.

He explained to Radar Online: “His death was recorded as a possible overdose, pending toxicology reports”, while a source "connected to the situation" reportedly told Radar his death was "believed to be" caused by a heroin overdose.

The a...
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Amanda Bynes 'Out Of It' & Under The Influence Of Adderall When Arrested

September 30th, 2014 10:53am EDT
Amanda Bynes 'Out Of It' & Under The Influence Of Adderall When
Amanda Bynes was under the influence of prescription drug Adderall when she was arrested for DUI early Sunday morning. The actress was stopped by police in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles, Calif., after she drove her Mercedes into an intersection and stopped. She failed multiple sobriety tests, was "out of it," and had Adderall in her system, sources told TMZ.

Adderall is used to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). College students and young professionals sometimes use the drug to enhance performance.

Bynes was hospitalized at a psychiatric cente...
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