Jackson doctor trial put on hold for today
The manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor has been put on hold for today due to a death in the family of a prosecution witness. Dr. Steven Shafer is the final witness before the prosecution rests its case. The judge will decide today when to resume the trial.
Nikki Reed And Idol’s Paul McDonald Are Married
Twilight beauty Nikki Reed has said ‘I Do’ to American Idol contestant Paul McDonald. The pair tied the knot at a private ceremony in Malibu on Sunday. The couple met in March. They got engaged after just four months of dating.
Shannen Doherty Marries in Malibu
Shannen Doherty was married over the weekend, for the third time. She and Kurt Iswarienko tied the knot at sunset a private estate in the Malibu hills. She previously had short-lived marriages to Ashley Hamilton, and Paris Hilton sex-tape costar, Rick Salomon.
Tone Loc Collapsed on Stage in Atlanta
Tone Loc collapsed on stage during a performance in Atlanta Saturday night. His manager said its exhaustion from doing 12 shows over 2 months. Concert fans it looked like he was having a seizure. He was taken to an Atlanta hospital, given an IV treatment and released.
Rick Ross Hospitalized – Twice
Rapper Rick Ross is hospitalized in Alabama after medical emergencies on 2 planes Friday. He had events scheduled in Memphis & Greensboro, NC. The appearances were cancelled. He reportedly suffered seizures on a Delta jet, then later on a private jet. He is 34.
Gaga channels Marilyn Monroe at Clinton’s concert
Lady Gaga enjoyed her “first real Marilyn moment” with former President Bill Clinton. She was among musicians who performed Saturday night at the Hollywood Bowl to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Clinton’s foundation. She serenaded him, changing lyrics of her songs.
Prince Harry Bellies Up to the Bar in Solana Beach
Prince Harry spent Saturday night catching a live music show at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, Calif. Staff said he was “unbelievably sweet, very courteous and friendly.” He shook hands with everyone. He’s in San Diego for military training.
Lohan: ‘I am not to be made an example of’
Lindsay Lohan says she has not been lax about her community service, and she’s met all her obligations. She Tweeted, “I am not to be made an example of anymore.” She was “switched” from a women’s shelter to the Red Cross. She goes back in court Wednesday.
Larry Hagman of ‘Dallas’ diagnosed with cancer
Larry Hagman has been diagnosed with cancer. He’s most famous for playing J.R. Ewing on “Dallas.” He is 80. He said it is common & treatable. He plans to continue working on a new reboot of “Dallas” for TNT, which begins production today (Monday).
Low-rated ‘Charlie’s Angels’ axed by ABC
ABC says its revamped version of the 1970s hit “Charlie’s Angels” is being shut down. The action series focused on 3 female detectives in Miami. The reboot has struggled in the ratings. The original “Charlie’s Angels,” starring Farrah Fawcett, aired for 6 seasons on ABC.
Simon Cowell tears strips off UK X-Factor team
Simon Cowell is reportedly kicking bottoms after the UK X-Factor lost two million viewers. Cowell is in Los Angeles working on the US X-Factor. He has told his UK producers to “up the game” and win back viewers. He believes the show has gotten sloppy in his absence.
Bruce Willis irate over Kutcher cheating claims
Bruce Willis is reportedly on the warpath after claims that Ashton Kutcher cheated on Willis’s ex-wife Demi Moore. Willis had 3 daughters with Demi during their 13-year marriage. Bruce wants a private meeting with Ashton to get the real story & clear the air.
Hugh Hefner: ‘I got the dog, she got the ring’
Crystal Harris is auctioning the $90,000 engagement ring Hugh Hefner gave her. Hefner was positive about the sale at The Rum Diary premiere in Los Angeles Thursday night. “I got the dog, she got the ring,” he said with a slight smile. “I got the best of it.”
Kelly Osbourne To Christina Aguilera: ‘I Was Never That Fat’
The claws are out. Kelly Osbourne has slammed Christina Aguilera — again — over her weight. “She called me fat for years. I was never that fat,” Osbourne said on E!’s Fashion Police. Osbourne lost 48 lbs. on DWTS in 2009 and has successfully kept it off.
James Brown Honored By Georgia Radio Hall Of Fame
Soul legend James Brown has been posthumously inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame. The Godfather of Soul was honored at a special ceremony in Atlanta on Saturday. Brown owned or helped to operate stations across Georgia, Maryland and Tennessee.
Groban To Team Up With Brother For New Video
Josh Groban is set to turn his next video into a family affair – he has asked his brother to direct it. Chris Groban is a film director and editor. He and Josh share the same birthday, 4 years apart. Shooting on the new video begins this week.
Michael J. Fox a ‘reluctant poster boy’
Michael J. Fox says he has no memorabilia from “Back to the Future,” the movie that earned him lasting big-screen fame. He said he didn’t have the foresight to project the movie’s success. He has taken on the role as the “reluctant poster boy” for Parkinson’s disease.
Marital split jeopardizes Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth will complete its tour of South America next month, despite the pending divorce of 2 founding members. Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore will split up after 27 years of marriage. They have a 17-year-old daughter, Coco. The band’s future is now in doubt.
Steven Seagal to go from Hollywood to border law enforcement
Steven Seagal is reporting for duty at the US/Mexican border. He’s being sworn in as a deputy in Hudspeth County, Texas. His mission: to stop illegals from crossing over the Rio Grande. He currently stars in an A&E reality show as a reserve deputy in New Orleans.
Gerry Rafferty’s Fiance Not Included In $2.7 Million Will
Gerry Rafferty’s estate was worth $2.7 million at the time of his death, but none of the money will go to his fiance. He died of liver failure in January. He wrote the will before he met her. The money goes to his daughter & granddaughter. He sang “Baker Street.”