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Dustin Diamond Could Get 10 Years In Jail For Stabbing

January 6th, 2015 8:40am EST
Dustin Diamond Headed To Trial Over Stabbing Incident
Former "Saved By The Bell" star Dustin Diamond is going to trial following a stabbing in Wisconsin on Christmas Day.

The 37-year-old actor was arrested on Dec. 25 for reportedly using a switchblade on an individual at the Grand Avenue Saloon in Port Washington. Diamond claimed the stabbing was an accident and that he was merely defending his fiancee, Amanda Schutz, during an altercation with a woman and two men.

Diamond's attorney, Thomas Alberti, has stated that the actor acted in self-defense and was confident he would be cleared of all charges.

Police charged Diamond with felony re...
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Teresa Giudice Is In The Slammer

January 5th, 2015 6:10pm EST
'Housewives' Star Teresa Giudice Starts 15-Month Prison Sentence
"The Real Housewives Of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice started serving her 15-month prison sentence in Connecticut on Monday morning. She turned herself in to authorities at the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury at 3 a.m., seven hours before her scheduled arrival.

The reality star and her husband Joe Giudice, both 42, were convicted of bank and mail fraud in October. The couple pleaded guilty in March to hiding assets from bankruptcy court and submitting fake applications to obtain around $5 million in mortgages and construction loans.

Teresa's attorney, James J. Leonard, Jr., ...
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'Real Housewives' Star Porsha Williams Arrested

December 30th, 2014 8:40am EST
Porsha Williams
"The Real Housewives Of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams was arrested in Georgia on Monday for speeding.

The Bravo reality TV star was driving on the highway when police pulled her over for going 78 miles per hour in a 55 miles-per-hour zone. Authorities took Williams into custody and booked her for speeding and driving with a suspended license.

According to TMZ.com, she was released on $1,726 bail.

It isn't the first time Williams has had trouble with the law this year. In April, she was arrested and charged with battery after an altercation with fellow "Housewives" star Kenya Moore during...
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Dustin Diamond Arrested In Wisconsin

December 26th, 2014 6:15pm EST
Dustin Diamond
Former Saved By The Bell star Dustin Diamond was arrested in Wisconsin on Friday morning after allegedly stabbing someone at a bar.

Diamond was taken into custody late Thursday evening after he got into an altercation with someone who was taking pictures of him. The actor confronted the man and stabbed him under the arm, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.com.

Diamond reportedly left the bar with his wife and was arrested shortly after by police, who found the knife -- an illegal switchblade -- in Diamond's car. The actor was booked for reckless endangerment and carrying a conce...
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Dr. Luke Drops A Bombshell In Kesha Lawsuit

December 26th, 2014 4:47pm EST
Kesha
The defamation lawsuit filed by music producer Dr. Luke against Kesha looks like it just took a turn in his favor as a new pieces of evidence he's provided appear to contradict her accusations against him.

Back in October the singer accused Dr. Luke of sexual, physical and verbal abuse during the time she worked with him earlier in her career.

The producer, real name Lukasz Gottwald, filed a countersuit for defamation and extortion, claiming Kesha made up the accusations in order to get out of her contract with him.

TMZ obtained a photo of a birthday card Dr. Luke received from the singe...
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Santa’s 2014 Naughty List – These Stars Should Expect A Big Lump Of Coal!

December 24th, 2014 7:01pm EST
12 Celebrities On Santa's 2014 Naughty List
Every year Santa Claus makes a list (and checks it twice) to find out who's been naughty and who's been nice throughout the year, and to help the big man out we've compiled a list of a dozen folks who we think should be expecting a big, fat lump of coal in their stockings this year.

Two of the year's biggest offenders are those folks up there ^ The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe (Giuseppe).

The couple was indicted on over 40 counts of tax, mail and wire fraud earlier this year for not filing taxes and securing huge loans by making up income informati...
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Stephen Collins Confesses To Sexually Molesting Underage Girls

December 17th, 2014 1:43pm EST
Stephen Collins
Actor Stephen Collins has confessed to molesting three underage girls between 1973 and 1994 in an essay he penned for People magazine.

An audio recording believed to contain the former 7th Heaven star admitting to his crimes surfaced online back in October. Collins was taped during a therapy session with his estranged wife Faye Grant in 2002, during which he'd said he molested an 11-year-old relative of his first wife, a girl from his Los Angeles neighborhood, and a Girl between the ages of 12 and 13 in New York City.

"Forty years ago, I did something terribly wrong that I deeply regret,"...
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Rumor Patrol: Kim Kardashian Blames God For Pregnancy Weight And More

December 13th, 2014 3:00pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Kim Kardashian Blames God For Pregnancy Weight, Be
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Kim K Blames God For Pregnancy Weight: Kim Kardashian says that God is the reason she gained so much weight during her pregnancy with daughter North West.

Let's not factor in that she was the one putting the food in her mouth, shall we?

Verdict: Unbelievably True. “I’d think God was doing this for a reason,” she told Elle U.K. “He was saying: ‘Kim, you think you’re so hot, but look what I can do to ...
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Alleged Groping Victim Sues Bill Cosby

December 11th, 2014 1:33pm EST
Accuser Sues Bill Cosby For Calling Her A Liar
One of the women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault has filed a lawsuit against the comedian for allegedly lying about his contact with her. Tamara Green claims Cosby took her on a lunch date in the 1970s and then drugged and groped her at her apartment.

Cosby's legal team has denied the allegations.

Green, a retired attorney, filed a defamation lawsuit in Massachusetts, claiming the former "Cosby Show" star's repeated denials have damaged her reputation and subjected her to public ridicule. She first spoke out about the attack in 2005.

More than a dozen women have come forward cl...
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More Troubles For Bill Cosby

December 4th, 2014 12:03pm EST
3 More Women Come Forward Against Bill Cosby
The accusations continue to mount against Bill Cosby as three more women come forward against the comedian, backed by high-powered attorney Gloria Allred.

At a press conference on Wednesday, L.A. attorney Gloria Allred, acting as a representative for the victims, demanded Cosby place $100 million in a fund for his alleged victims and allow a panel of retired judges to decide whether the women’s claims have merit or not.

Allred also proposed Cosby waive the statute of limitations on the sexual assault claims against him, which would permit the women to file lawsuits against the comedian.

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