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Alanis Morissette: My Ex-Manager Stole $5M

He claims it went into marijuana grow-ops: suit

(Newser) - Alanis Morissette has had to swallow a jagged little pill: The Canadian singer says she was robbed of almost $5 million. The alleged culprit? Her former business manager to the stars. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, Morissette says she fired Jonathan Schwartz of GSO Business Management—whose clients have reportedly... More »

Dave Coulier: 'You Oughta Know' Not About Me

Denies Alanis Morissette hit was based on their break-up

(Newser) - Dave Coulier: He's best known as Full House's Uncle Joey ... or the subject of Alanis Morissette's bitter break-up song, "You Oughta Know." But Coulier insists the latter title does not actually belong on his résumé. After the song came out, he tells BuzzFeed in... More »

7 Celebs Involved in Bizarre Lawsuits

Involving everything from hiking trails to drugstores to hair

(Newser) - Oprah Winfrey—a bad neighbor? That's what one man who lives near her new property above Telluride, Colorado, seems to think. Retired physicist Charles D. Goodman is suing Winfrey , claiming the property blocks access to hiking trails that were previously open to locals. Goodman says Winfrey and the prior... More »

Alanis: My Housekeeper Stole My Dog

Morissette's hubby suing over allegedly kidnapped pooch

(Newser) - Today in the Bizarre Lawsuits Department: Alanis Morissette's husband says the couple's housekeeper stole ... their dog. Rapper Souleye , real name Mario Treadway, says in the suit that he and Morissette found Circus, a Chihuahua/pug stray, in 2011; they ended up adopting the dog when no one claimed it... More »

Alanis Morissette Turning '95 Album Into Musical

'Jagged Little Pill' is headed to Broadway

(Newser) - Oh, the song puns and jokes about unmentionable acts in a theater are flying fast and furious with news that Alanis Morissette is adapting her 1995 album Jagged Little Pill into a Broadway musical. Yes, that album, the one with "You Oughta Know," "Hand in My Pocket,... More »

Sisters Make Alanis Song Actually Ironic

Eliza and Rachael Hurwitz present 'It's Finally Ironic'

(Newser) - It's old news that Alanis Morissette’s 1990s classic, "Ironic," isn't actually ironic. But now sisters Eliza and Rachael Hurwitz have finally fixed the song, Salon reports. Sample lyrics from their amusing cover, "It's Finally Ironic":
  • "An old man turned 98, he won
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Alanis Morissette Names Her Baby Boy...

Hint: She didn't go with 'John' or 'Bob'

(Newser) - Alanis Morissette and husband Mario "Souleye" Treadway got a pretty good Christmas present this year: a baby boy. And with names like Alanis and Souleye, you can bet the new parents didn't opt for a traditional name: The bundle of joy has been dubbed Ever Imre Morissette-Treadway, People reports.... More »

10 Songs That Are Secretly About Other Celebs

But sorry, still no word on 'You're So Vain' subject

(Newser) - Ever wondered who Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain” is really about? Join the club . Fortunately, there are at least nine other songs “secretly” written about someone famous whose identity has since been uncovered. From The Frisky :
  • Amy Winehouse: “Me and Mr. Jones” is supposedly about
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14 Famous Wedding Singers

None of them are in your budget...

(Newser) - Why in the world would Elton John want to be at Rush Limbaugh’s wedding —and vice versa? It may remain a mystery for the ages, but as you ponder it, the Daily Beast offers up 13 more celebrity wedding singers:
  • Paula Abdul and more: The erstwhile American Idol
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Alanis Morissette Marries in Quiet LA Ceremony

New hubby is underground rapper Souleye

(Newser) - Alanis Morissette and underground rapper Souleye—actual name Mario Treadway—are now man and wife, Time reports. The two tied the knot during a hush-hush ceremony May 22 at Morissette's home in LA. The singer, 36, and her new hubby, 30, dated for eight months, and it's the first marriage... More »

10 Stars Who Rocked Star Search

Justin Timberlake was into country music?

(Newser) - Paula Abdul may be bringing Star Search back—but will the talent competition bring us any new celebrities? The Frisky takes a look back at 10 stars who actually made it after going on the show in its heyday:
  1. Britney Spears: Her voice sounded, arguably, better when she was 10
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Boyle's Album on Track to Be Year's Top Seller

No. 1 seller for 4th week may just beat out Tayor Swift

(Newser) - Susan Boyle’s I Dreamed a Dream was the top-selling album in the country for the fourth week in a row last week, and its total of 2.4 million copies makes it the second-best-selling album of the year. The leader is Taylor Swift’s Fearless—and Fearless has had... More »

Scarlett Weds Her Ryan

Read it and weep, fellas

(Newser) - Hollywood uber babe Scarlett Johansson has tied the knot with actor Ryan Reynolds, former beau of singer Alanis Morrissette. The 23-year-old star and Reynolds, 31, were married quietly in Canada yesterday, reports People. It's the first marriage for both. Little Ryans and Scarletts may be on the way soon. When... More »

Alanis Ex Cops to Making Mess, Inspiring Song

Full House star confirms rumors that he 'oughta know'

(Newser) - Comedian Dave Coulier says he is indeed the target of Alanis Morissette's angry 1990s hit "You Oughta Know." The two had a nasty breakup at the time, but Coulier denied the rumors that he was the creator "of the mess that you made when you went away"... More »

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