Prosecutors have claimed the late Anna Nicole Smith may have had a sexual relationship with Dr. Khristine Eroshevich, reports Perez Hilton. Eroshevich, Howard K. Stern and Dr. Sandeep Kapoor are all currently on trial for allegations that they illegally provided prescription drugs to the reality TV star who died in February 2007.
While lawyers are suggesting the relationship served as Eroshevich’s motivation for providing the medication to Smith, the judge said the claim was irrelevant and he will not allow any further discussion of the topic. He said he did not want the trial to turn into a “circus sideshow.”
Debbie Rowe, the mother of the late Michael Jackson’s three children, is seeking $490,000 in a defamation lawsuit against Rebecca White, a close fried of Debbie Rowe, reports TMZ.
Rowe says White was lying when she said in a television interview that she had an e-mail from Rowe stating, “Do I want the kids? Hell no. Does it look good for me to ask for them? Absolutely.”
Rowe filed the suit in July. A hearing is scheduled for November.
Nickelodeon’s Nick News with Linda Ellerbee‘s upcoming special Kids in Rehab will feature children and young teens who struggle with substance abuse and end up in rehab, reports Perez Hilton.
“We live in a culture where drug use is glamourized and celebrities may be sending a message that going to rehab is sort of like going to a spa,” said Ellerbee. “But real rehab is no spa. Some brave kids spoke to us honestly about their drug abuse, what it’s like to be a kid in rehab and what it’s like to try to live clean and sober after that. And it ain’t easy.”
So we apologize for the lack of editing finesse on this one but we wanted to get it up ASAP. Meet Spencer “Young Angus” Grabinsky, a 12 year old who joins AC/DC cover bands across Ontario. The good people at Sony Music Canada caught wind about him and asked Spencer to play around Toronto to celebrate the launch of the AC/DC Box set, where we caught up with him. This is what Sony Music Canada says about the box – The comprehensive collection of the band’s studio and live rarities together in one place, remastered to sound better than ever (many on CD for the first time), on 3 CDs and 1 LP. 2 DVDs brings “Family Jewels” up to date plus the entire 2003 Circus Krone gig. A 164 page hard-cover book, collectible merchandise reproductions, and a working guitar amp make this a must-have for true AC/DC fans.
Check out Angus playing through the amp here: http://www.acdcbacktracks.com/pages/3999219/
Sarah Michelle Gellar’s upcoming project, a comedy on HBO called The Wonderful Maladys, may not be premiering in 2010 as planned, reports E! News.
Nate Cordrry, Gellar’s costar on the show about a family of eccentric geniuses, said on Facebook, “Didn’t get picked up… boo.”
Alan Taylor, who directed the pilot back in May said, “Sadly, the rumours are true. WM will not be going to series.”
Disney Interactive Studios has announced recently that there will be a Disney Sing It: Pop Hits, available to the masses. With the game being a multi-platform karaoke style title letting everyone the chance to give it a try. There will be a lot of familiar songs and expect singing tips along side vocal lessons from Tiffany Thornton herself.
On the Wii, Playstation 3 and Playstation 2 consoles, players will have the opportunity to match their talents with the performers which includes master recordings and popular music videos from global fan favorites. Read more…
Oscar-winner Nicholas Cage has filed a $20 million lawsuit against his former business manager, Samuel Levin, reports CBC. Cage is accusing Levin of negligence and fraud.
“Instead of protecting and preserving Cage’s wealth during one of the greatest economic periods in the country’s history, Levin placed Cage in numerous highly speculative and risky real estate investments, resulting in Cage suffering catastrophic losses,” says the suit, filed in Los Angeles Friday.
A trial date has been set for the two Ohio police chiefs accused of planning a break-in at the home of Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker and husband Matthew Broderick’s surrogate mother. The crime happened in June just before the woman gave birth to the couple’s twin daughters, reports E! News.
Chief Barry Carpenter of Martins Ferry will be tried Nov. 16 and Chad Dojack, chief of the Bridgeport Police Department’s trial is scheduled for Jan. 12. Each faces a number of charges including allegedly breaking into a residence to collect information on Parker and Broderick with the intention of selling it to the tabloids. Carpenter faces a total of 21 years in jail, while Dojack could go away for 14 years if convicted of all charges.
The official video for Jason Derulo’s Whatcha Say. This infectious smash single that samples Imogen Heap is #4 on iTunes and Top 5 on the billboard charts. Look for our interview with Jason coming soon!
Amid fierce rumors that two of the biggest divas in the industry – Beyonce and Lady Gaga- are teaming up, the truth has finally emerged. It has been confirmed that the two singers have joined forces on a super-secret video for Beyonce’s “Video Phone.”
According to mtvnews.com, a spokesperson for director Hype Williams confirmed to MTV that both Beyonce and Gaga appear in the “Video Phone” clip, which Williams shot last weekend in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighbourhood.
William’s spokesperson would not confirm any additional tidbits about the shoot, but, according to Life and Style magazine, security on set was very tight, and the video is shaping up to be a fashion bonanza, with Beyonce wearing “a feathered dress” and Gaga sporting “something wild … the fashion is sick and insane.”