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11 Stars Who Own Private Islands

Must be nice

(Newser) - It's no surprise for a celebrity to own a fancy car or a huge mansion—but these 23 celebrities rounded up by Ranker kick it up a notch or two: They own private islands. A sampling:
  1. Johnny Depp: He owns a 45-acre island in the Caribbean, and seems to
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Woman Who Claimed Sex Assault Sues Copperfield

Alleged victim files on statute of limitations deadline

(Newser) - The Seattle woman who accused David Copperfield of sexual assault two years ago filed a federal lawsuit against the magician last month before the two-year statute of limitations expired, the Seattle Times reports. The 22-year-old model and former Miss Washington USA contestant says Copperfield used her in his act in... More »

Oops! Broken Arm Not Part of Trick

Copperfield assistant injured in 'freak accident' with fan blowing smoke for illusion

(Newser) - David Copperfield fans may feel disillusioned after one of the magician’s tricks went horribly wrong onstage in Las Vegas this week, breaking an assistant’s arm. The employee got his limb stuck in a fan during a routine stunt in which Copperfield “disappears” while passing through the whirling... More »

Grand Jury Probes Copperfield

Aspiring model says illusionist forced himself her at his island resort

(Newser) - A federal grand jury is considering bringing rape charges against David Copperfield, unidentified law enforcement officials told the Seattle Times. A 21-year-old aspiring model told police that Copperfield, 51, lured her to his private island and raped her, then threatened her to keep quiet. Copperfield's attorney chided law enforcement for... More »

Scandal Kills Copperfield Shows

(Newser) - Illusionist David Copperfield has canceled shows across Southeast Asia amid reports that the FBI is investigating claims he "forced himself" on an unidentified woman, the AP reports. He called off dates in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, and Jakarta, where the promoter said: "With this cancellation, we have lost more... More »

FBI Makes Copperfield's $2M Disappear

Feds raid trick warehouse in alleged sex abuse investigation

(Newser) - The FBI raided a Las Vegas warehouse owned by magician David Copperfield this week, seizing a hard drive, a camera system, and nearly $2 million in cash, a local TV station reports. The feds won't reveal what Copperfield is being investigated for, but the Las Vegas Review-Journal says he stands... More »

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