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7 Celebs Who've Been Arrested During Protests

Martin Sheen has racked up 60 arrests

(Newser) - When it comes to hot-button issues, some stars are willing to do more than talk. The Stir rounds up 16 celebrities who've been arrested while protesting. A sampling:
  1. Susan Sarandon: After an unarmed African immigrant was fatally shot by police in New York City in 1999, Sarandon took to
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Jackass' Steve-O Headed to Jail for SeaWorld Stunt

He also has to stay 100 yards away from Hollywood

(Newser) - Jackass star Steve-O was sentenced to 30 days in jail Wednesday for an August stunt in which he climbed to the top of a 100-foot-tall construction crane in Hollywood, lit off fireworks, and dropped an inflatable killer whale with "SeaWorld Sucks" written on it, KTLA reports. According to TMZ... More »

Jackass Guy Arrested After SeaWorld Stunt

Steve-O is not a fan of the franchise

(Newser) - Resident "Jackass" Steve-O's latest stunt has him facing a litany of charges after the 41-year-old climbed a crane in Hollywood last night in something of a dramatic SeaWorld protest, reports NBC Los Angeles . Teetering at least 100 feet in the air, and live-streaming himself on Facebook , Steve-O inflated... More »

Jackass 3D: At Least Their Fans Love It

Critics, not so much

(Newser) - The new Jackass movie is out in 3D splendor, and maybe the most telling fact about early reaction is that it's got a lukewarm 52% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes and a loving 83% from audiences. Some review samples:
  • Stephen Whitty, Star-Ledger : "It's hard not laugh at some
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New Dancing Lineup Adds Criminal Twists

Julianne's back; Jewel, Denise Richards, and 3 felons will compete

(Newser) - Dancing With the Stars is introducing a few new twists this season, including one couple competing against each other and another working together, USA Today reports. Returning pro Julianne Hough will partner with her real-life boyfriend—country singer Chuck Wicks—while singer Jewel will dance against rodeo-riding husband Ty Murray.... More »

Jackass Star Steve-O Hit With Coke Charge, Hospitalized

Daredevil emailed pals he's 'ready to die'

(Newser) - Jackass daredevil Steve-O was charged with felony cocaine possession yesterday just days after he was hospitalized when friends became alarmed by his destructive behavior, reports E! Online. Stunt-addicted Steve-O—real name Stephen Glover—entered the psychiatric wing of a Los Angeles hospital as he was planning a 25-foot fall onto... More »

Jackass 2.5 to Have Web-Only Debut

'First Internet movie', studio heads say

(Newser) - Paramount is moving into uncharted territory by premiering Jackass 2.5 online, the New York Times reports. The December 19 premier on Blockbuster's Movielink service will be the first time a studio-backed feature film has made its debut on the Web. Executives hope that a successful experiment will pave the... More »

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