Winehouse Cleared of Assault

Plus, Erin Andrews gets her own doll, and more
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 24, 2009 10:23 AM CDT
A spectator takes a cell phone photo of actress Kate Hudson, bottom center, during a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on July 20, 2009, in New York.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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(Newser) – Amy Winehouse was cleared of assault today, with a judge determining evidence did not show dancer Sherene Flash suffered “the sort of injury that often occurs when there is a forceful punch to the eye,” the BBC reports. Winehouse told reporters, “I’m relieved. I’m going home.” Elsewhere:

  • Roger Federer and wife Mirka welcomed twin girls yesterday, People reports. Charlene Riva and Myla Rose were born in Switzerland.

  • Alex Rodriguez likes Kate Hudson, and so do Yankees fans. Hudson seems to be bringing A-Rod good luck when she attends games, the New York Daily News reports.
  • Also from the Daily News: Scandalized ESPN sports newscaster Erin Andrews is getting her own doll. is releasing two figurines, one dressed in executive garb and the other in a red sundress.