Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Britney in New Orleans
Hanging out in Hollywood
Bennie Medina and Nicole Ritchie
Anna Nicole Smith Faces Supreme
Anna Nicole Smith
Tom Cruise and Katie in Tahiti with his kids
Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise with his kids
Paris and Nicole filming The Simple Life 4
Jessica Alba shopping at Christian Dior in Paris
Ever since wearing those short-shorts in the 'Dukes of Hazzard,' JESSICA SIMPSON has become Hollywood's Most Wanted Woman. Now she's shooting a new movie and is the latest covergirl for W magazine.
"This is a dream cover for me," she says of the April issue, on stands March 17. In it, she wears a variety of sexy designer outfits, including a slinky black suit and a foxy, white halter dress.
She also dishes about her headline-grabbing breakup from husband NICK LACHEY in November and her fears of loneliness.
Drew First Among Lacheys on Dance Floor
Cheryl Burke and Drew Lachey
A Lachey finally came out the winner in a reality TV show. Drew Lachey, the boy-band mate and younger brother of divorcing Newlyweds star Nick Lachey, was crowned the celebrity king of the ballroom on Sunday's second-season finale of Dancing with the Stars on ABC.
He shared the made-for-TV victory with his professional dance partner, Cheryl Burke.
Britney Spears Celebrates Mardi Gras
Britney Spears spent part of Mardi Gras with a group of students whose lives were upended when Hurricane Katrina devastated the area six months ago.
Standing in the French Quarter surrounded by St. Catherine of Siena School dancers wearing "Gatorettes" uniforms, the 24-year-old pop star, a Louisiana native, talked on ABC's "Good Morning America" Tuesday of her recent "surprise" meeting with four older students from Metairie, a suburb of New Orleans.
George Michael Confirms Arrest
George Michael is confirming published reports that he was arrested for suspected drug possession in London this weekend.
In fact, he says the incident was "my own stupid fault, as usual." The singer, 42, was found slumped at the wheel of his car.
"I was in possession of class C drugs which is an offense and I have no complaints about the police who were professional throughout," said Michael.
Tyra: Undercober Stripper!
Tyra Banks is going "undercover" as a stripper at a topless club for a segment of The Tyra Banks Show.
However, the former Victoria's Secret model stops short of complete disclosure. The segment, she said, was the result of hearing friends and viewers express frustration about the men in their lives spending time and money in strip clubs.
"When I found out the majority of business is from males from married homes, I wanted to go inside the minds of the men who frequent these clubs. I wanted to see and hear why they went. And the only way to do that was to go undercover and see for myself," Banks said.
Anna Nicole Smith Faces Supreme Court
Anna Nicole Smith
Former stripper turned weight-loss promoter Anna Nicole Smith will face the scales of justice on Tuesday, a Supreme Court showdown with millions of dollars on the line.
The legal issue, stemming from a nasty family feud over the fortune of Smith's late husband, J. Howard Marshall II, turns on whether state of federal courts have jurisdiction in the matter.
Smith, the buxom spokeswoman for a diet product company, was awarded $474 million by a federal bankruptcy judge. That was later reduced by a federal district judge and then thrown out altogether by a federal appeals court on jurisdictional grounds.
Smith married the oil tycoon in 1994 when he was 89 and she was a 26-year-old topless dancer in Texas. Marshall died the following year. His fortune has been estimated at as much as $1.6 billion.
The high court was hearing arguments in the case, and the eventual ruling will determine whether Smith gets another chance at part of Marshall's estate.
The justices are dealing with a technical question: When may federal courts hear claims that involve state probate proceedings? Smith lost in Texas state courts, which found that E. Pierce Marshall was the sole heir to his father's estate.
Smith, whose legal name is Vickie Lynn Marshall, planned to attend the argument.
"Most people will have a double take," said Edward Morrison, a former Supreme Court clerk who specializes in bankruptcy law at Columbia University. "It raises the novelty level and makes it somewhat more fun."
Douglas Baird, a bankruptcy expert at the University of Chicago, said: "I'd suspect some justices haven't the slightest idea who Anna Nicole is."
The Bush administration is siding with Smith as a technical matter, arguing that the justices should protect federal court jurisdiction in such disputes.
Marshall showered Smith, a former Playboy model, with $6.6 million in gifts that included two homes, $2.8 million in jewelry and $700,000 in clothes, and she contends that he also promised her half his estate.
Pierce Marshall said various wills and trusts his father prepared over the years made him the only heir.
A federal court ruled in 2002 that Smith was entitled to compensatory and punitive damages because the younger Marshall altered, destroyed and falsified documents to try to keep her from receiving money from his father's estate.
The case is Marshall v. Marshall, 04-1544.
Monday, February 27, 2006
Singer George Michael was arrested in London on drug charges after being found slumped at the wheel of his car, according to aBritish tabloid newspaper report.
A passer by contacted police after spotting the 42-year-old singer in his car in central London on Saturday night, the Sun newspaperreported.
Michael was arrested on suspicion of possessing drugs before being bailed to return to a police station next month. He was checked by paramedics but did not need hospital treatment.
A spokesman for London's Metropolitan police, speaking on the customary condition of anonymity in line with force policy, would not confirm if Michael had been arrested, but did say that a 42-year-old man had been arrested on drugs charges after being found at the wheel of a car.
"We were called by a member of the public to a man seen slumpe dover the steering wheel of a car ... Police attended and spoke to theman, aged 42. A search of the man revealed what was believed tobe controlled substances.
He was arrested on suspicion of possession of controlled substances of category C and on suspicion of being unfit to drive. A spokes woman for Michael's agent, Connie Filipello, said, "We have absolutely no comment to make."
In 1998 Michael was arrested for lewd conduct in a public toilet in Los Angeles after being spotted by an undercover police officer.
Jessica Simpson took a break from filming her latest movie to dine with Gov. Bill Richardson, his wife and others at the governor's mansion.
Simpson, who is in Santa Fe filming "Employee of the Month," ate with the governor Thursday night. The film is the fifth shot in New Mexico by Lions Gate Entertainment, an independent production and distribution studio.
"The governor feels very strongly about getting involved personally to promote New Mexico's film industry," Richardson spokesman Pahl Shipley said.Richardson has rolled out the red carpet for other celebrities. Most recently, he dined at the mansion with Irish actor Liam Neeson.
Simpson was joined at the mansion by her parents, Lions Gate executives and members of the governor's staff. The dinner lasted about two hours and included a menu of chicken roulade, potatoes and green chili-stuffed tomato.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick arrive at
the After Party to the Broadway Premiere of 'The Foreigner'
which took place at Bryant Park Grill at Bryant Park.
Down Under duo: Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Monique Lhuillier and sometime client Jamie-Lynn
Sigler greet backstage after Lhuillier’s show
Kate Hudson and Cindy Crawford at the
Jennifer Lopez , designer Donatella Versace,
and Halle Berry. At tuesday night’s re-opening
of the Versace boutique on Fifth Avenue
Amy Adams at the Academy Award Nominee
Luncheon at the Hilton Hotel
Paris Hilton arrives for the 2006 Brit Awards
Charlize Theron at the Academy Award
Nominee Luncheon at the Hilton Hotel.
Thandie Newton arriving at the The Orange British
Academy Film Awards held at Odeon Leicester Square
Jennifer Lopez at the Dolce and Gabbana Fashion
Show at the Milan Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2006
Jessica Simpson and Greg Coolidge on set of their
new movie "Employee Of The Month" in Santa Fe
Christina Aguilera at the Burlesque Club 40 Deuce
Saturday, February 25, 2006
Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise's lawyer Bert Fields has lashed out at Life & Style
magazine's latest story on Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes which
claims Cruise "exploded in fury, blaming Katie for leaking their
decision to split."
The magazine quotes a friend as saying, "He was screaming,
'Who have you been talking to? Who?' He freaked out....
" In an exclusive interview, Los Angeles-based Fields tells Star,
"It's absolutely false, disgusting and despicable — they should
be ashamed of themselves."
Price of Brad and Jen's Mansion Reduced
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt before the divorce
If the $28 million price tag for BRAD PITT and
JENNIFER ANISTON's Beverly Hills mansion was too high
for you, then the new cost might make it more obtainable.
The Wall Street Journal reports that the couple's mansion is now
only $24.95 million to purchase. The residence has been on the market
since October, the same month the twosome's divorce became final.
According to the newspaper, Brad and Jen will split the proceeds after it is sold.
The couple, who were married for 4½ years, originally bought the
home for $13.5 million in 2001.
The 12,000-square-foot house has five bedrooms, including a master
suite with his and hers sitting rooms.
It also has a rotunda foyer, a screening room and a wine cellar.
The grounds feature an outdoor fireplace, a pool, a spa and a private
Sheryl Crow’s Cancer Fight
Sheryl Crow has announced that she is recovering from breast
News of Crow's cancer battle was broken Friday on her Website
and confirmed by her publicist, Dave Tomberlin, who said the
43-year-old singer-songwriter underwent successful "minimally
invasive" surgery on Wednesday.
Vince Vaughn has reportedly offered Jennifer Aniston a very special
birthday present, the offer of a child – with no romantic strings
attached... for more on this story
Paris Hilton bites back at Misha Barton
Paris Hilton - photo credit lime-light.org
Paris Hilton bites back at Mischa Barton
Paris Hilton has hit back at Mischa
Barton - after the 'O.C' beauty branded
her a "silly b***h".
The pair reportedly fell out after
Mischa started romancing Cisco
Adler, who used to date Paris's friend
At a Bafta after-show party last week,
Mischa admitted she was fed up of
Paris criticising other successful girls
and insisted she wasn't trying to
compete with the hotel heiress.
According to Britain's Daily Mirror
newspaper, she stormed: "Paris isn't
my rival. I met her one or two times
and she's making out there's this big
rivalry between us and there so isn't."
She added: "She seems to hate
everyone around her age who is more
successful. Silly bitch."
But Paris told the New York Daily
News she isn't bothered by Mischa's
She said: "I don't even know the girl. I
could care less. It seems like she's the
one trying to stir up a rivalry.
"I've never said a word about her in my
life, but she seems to be spending a
lot of time thinking about me."
Skinny Mischa Barton who recently branded, erm, skinny Paris Hilton a ‘bitch,’ has been voted the UK’s most eligible woman.
Over 3,000 readers of FHM magazine voted the OC starlet top for sex appeal, talent, star quality and cash.
Australian actress Naomi Watts cruised in at number two, closely followed by Kate Moss and Joss Stone. FHM editor explained to Channel Four news:
“Our eligible list consists of much more than just sex appeal and our readers recognise a good catch when they see one.”
The full list is as follows:
1 Mischa Barton
2 Naomi Watts
3 Kate Moss
4 Joss Stone
5 Zara Phillips
6 Elizabeth Jagger
7 Keira Knightley
8 Rosamund Pike
9 Tamara Ecclestone
10 Mickey Sumner
Friday, February 24, 2006
Kate Moss shopping in Notting Hill, Londen.
I absolutely love everything about this trendy outfit.
No matter what is going on in this girls life.
She always looks amazing.
Elle Style Awards 2006
Charlize style is always classy and elegant.
She always plays it safe by keeping everything simple.
Love the clutch and the shoes. Two very strong features
that make her award winning.
On set of Employee of the Month
Jessica Simpson on set of Employee of the Month-
a film about "two slacker Costco workers" The grosseryness
of it all is rubbing off on her:
Before grocery shopping at Wild Oats food market,
Simpson called ahead to let management know she was coming.
No matter where Jessica is she never leaves without having
her main accessory - her handbag.
Mariah In New York
Mariah Carey with her terrior Jack in New York.
I love the stylish glasses Mariah. Even Jack looks stylish!
However, does she need that many body guards to help
walk the dog? The dog even looks