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Why Is Suge Knight Going Blind?

March 3rd, 2015 11:51am EST
Suge Knight Sent To Hospital For 3rd Time Due To Blindness
Death Row records co-founder Suge Knight claims to have lost full sight in one eye and 85 percent of his sight in the other. His recent health problems have reportedly been brought on by an incident where the music mogul was shot six times.

According to the Associated Press, Knight revealed in court Monday (March 2) that he’s going blind, is having trouble understanding his murder case, and has fired his lawyers.

The once-feared music executive faces murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run, as well as prior felony charges.

Knight also said that he lost 35 pounds after the incident, and ...
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Cee Lo Green Is Successfully Complying With His Probation Conditions In Drug Case

March 3rd, 2015 8:45am EST
Cee Lo Green Probation Update: Star Is Doing All The Right Thing
Cee Lo Green has complied with all of the conditions of his probation stemming from a 2013 drug case and will not longer have to attend court hearings related to the case.

Last summer, the former "The Voice" coach, real name Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, struck a deal with prosecutors and was sentenced to three years of probation and 360 hours of community service after pleading no contest to a felony count of sharing ecstasy.

An ex-girlfriend accused the singer/rapper of slipping her the drug before having sex with her in 2012 following a dinner date in Los Angeles, Calif., and Green had prev...
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LA Rocker Is Very Upset About Something Scarlett Johansson Did

February 26th, 2015 10:26am EST
Scarlett Johansson
Bandmates Scarlett Johansson and Haim rocker Este Haim have received a cease-and-desist notice from a Los Angeles-based group over the name of their band.

The actress announced last week that she, Haim, and musicians Kendra Morris, Holly Miranda, and Julia Haltigan had formed The Singles and were planning to release a new single titled "Candy."

Rocker Vincent Frederick is already in a band called the Singles and is taking legal action, according to Pitchfork. He said in a statement: "It's hard to believe that any musician would do something like that to another band. The Singles has been ...
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Does Jay Z Have A Long Lost Son?

February 20th, 2015 7:39am EST
Does Jay Z Have A Long Lost Son? And Why Is That Son Suing Him?
Nothing ruins a celebrity's day worse than a love child from 20+ years ago showing up at your doorstep. Or suing you, for financial and emotional damages.

Both just happened to Jay Z- a man named Rymir Satterthwaite now claims that the megastar rap mogul is his father, and had slept with his mother years before he was ever famous.

Jay-Z refuses to acknowledge Satterthwaite's claim to the Carter family name, so Sattherthwaite hit back with a lawsuit. According to the suit, Jay-Z used "fraudulent" information to get Sattherwaite's paternity claim thrown out and to dodge a DNA test.

Amazing...
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What Actor Is Getting Death Threats From His Ex?

February 19th, 2015 11:16am EST
'Empire's' Terrence Howard Claims Ex-Wife Is Sending Death Threa
"Empire" star Terrence Howard claims his ex-wife, Michelle Ghent, has been sending him death threats.

According to recently filed court documents, the actor accused his ex-wife of sending him death threats via Instagram last year using a false account. The pair divorced in May 2013.

Howard alleged in a criminal complaint filed in a May 2014 that in April of 2014, both he and his current wife Miranda Howard recieved terrifying messages on the social media network.

According to the report, the messages stated, "Your b**ch is done," "I'm watching you!" and "You two won't live to see you're ...
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Why Was Vanilla Ice Arrested For Burglary And Grand Theft?

February 19th, 2015 9:43am EST
Vanilla Ice: Breaking Into Someone's Home To Steal Their Furnitu
Vanilla Ice's DIY Network reality show, "The Vanilla Ice Project," has nothing to do with Vanilla Ice breaking into people's homes and stealing their belongings.

But that's what's happened anyway. Apparently, the former "Ice Ice Baby" rap sensation was arrested on Wednesday, and charged with burglary and grand theft.

Here's what went down. Ice was shooting "The Vanilla Ice Project" (a reality show about renovating and flipping houses) nearby, and Ice is believed to have stolen multiple items from a foreclosed, vacant home next door.

Among the items stolen: a pool heater, a few bicycles a...
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Police Obtain Video Footage That Could Spell Big Trouble For Bruce Jenner

February 18th, 2015 9:43pm EST
Bruce Jenner
New evidence in the car accident involving Bruce Jenner that left one woman dead and seven injured on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, Calif., 0 days ago could end with the reality TV star behind bars when all is said and done.

A video camera from a Metro Transit Authority (MTA) bus captured the whole accident on film, and it shows Jenner's Cadillac Escalade smashing into a white Lexus, which was driven by 69-year-old Kim Howe, and pushing it into oncoming traffic, causing it to crash head-on into an oncoming Hummer H2. Howe was pronounced dead at the scene.

Related: Bruce Jenner's Fa...
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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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Jackie Chan's Son Released From Jail Following Drug Charges

February 13th, 2015 8:53am EST
Jackie Chan's Son Completes Jail Sentence
Jackie Chan's son Jaycee has completed his stint in jail after serving time for a drug offense. Jaycee Chan, 32, was released on Friday, after spending six months behind bars for "sheltering others to take drugs." He faced up to three years in prison.

Chan was sent to jail in August after police found marijuana during a raid on his home. He and Taiwanese movie star Ko Kai tested positive for marijuana, and authorities confiscated 3.5 ounces of it from Chan’s apartment.

Chan's arrest and incarceration were embarrassing for his action hero father, who was named by Beijing as an anti-drug am...
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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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