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Things Get Nasty Between Ex-Hills Star, Husband

Abusive incident alleged in Audrina Patridge court documents

(Newser) - Audrina Patridge, a former star of MTV's The Hills, has filed for divorce from her husband of less than a year and been granted a temporary restraining order against him, reports TMZ . Patridge—who wed Australian BMX rider Corey Bohan last November, five months after giving birth to the... More »

Jennifer Garner Is Hilarious on Laughing Gas

She cries over 'Hamilton' in Instagram video

(Newser) - Jennifer Garner really likes Hamilton. On Thursday, the actress posted a hilarious video to Instagram in which she cries over the "beautiful" Broadway musical—while on laughing gas. "That time I had dental anesthesia… laughing gas + novocaine + Hamilton = you're welcome," the caption reads.... More »

Selena Gomez: I've Been on the Mend From Kidney Transplant

Singer surprises fans with procedure she had done over the summer as a result of lupus

(Newser) - TMZ has the scoop on why Selena Gomez was largely absent from the public eye over the summer—and it didn't have anything to do with Justin Bieber or any other petty drama that TMZ is often known for exposing. The singer revealed Thursday morning via an Instagram... More »

Rebel Wilson Has 3.6M Reasons to Smile

She just won the biggest defamation payout ever in Australia

(Newser) - Rebel Wilson previously said she didn't care about the damages so much as the verdict in her successful defamation case against Bauer Media. She might care now. A Victorian Supreme Court justice has determined that Bauer, publisher of Australia's Woman's Day magazine, owes the actress $3.6... More »

Wife's Miscarriage Led Actor to Relapse

Jonathan Rhys Meyers plans to enter rehab

(Newser) - The wife of Jonathan Rhys Meyers is providing some insight after the Irish actor was blocked from boarding a flight and seen stumbling at Dublin Airport over the weekend, per Dublin Live . In an Instagram post on Sunday, Mara Lane revealed Meyers, a recovering alcoholic, suffered a relapse after Lane... More »

Kevin Smith Finds a Niche, and He's Pretty Happy There

Live appearances, podcasts, TV directing, and, soon, a reboot of Jay and Silent Bob

(Newser) - Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma. Director Kevin Smith didn't just have a run of hits in the 1990s, he "changed American popular culture," writes Abraham Riesman in a profile for New York . These days, one question Smith gets asked a lot is: What happened to you? "... More »

How Bieber's Testicles Led to Fired Hospital Worker

Employee suing for wrongful termination says she never met him, didn't access his records

(Newser) - Justin Bieber's emergency room visit to treat a twisted testicle is the subject of a lawsuit, though it's not (exactly) over the pop star's privates. People reports hospital ER staffer Kelly Lombardo is suing Northwell Health on Long Island for wrongful termination after she was sacked in... More »

6 Most Extreme Claims From New R. Kelly Accuser

Jim DeRogatis is back, with an interview with Jerhonda Pace

(Newser) - As far as journalists go, Jim DeRogatis has long been a thorn in R. Kelly's side , and he pricked him again in July with a bombshell report for BuzzFeed that alleged the 50-year-old singer is keeping young women in an abusive "cult" at his various properties (at least... More »

Meet the 14 Busiest Actors in Hollywood

'The Rock' tops the list

(Newser) - Who does the most work in Hollywood? 24/7 Wall St. looked at how many TV and film appearances actors had over the past five years to compile this list of the 25 busiest—only two of whom, interestingly, have won Academy Awards. The top 14:
  1. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson:
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Natalie Cole's Son Found Dead at 39

Robert Yancy is believed to have died of natural causes

(Newser) - "I cannot wait until that day that I see you again," said Natalie Cole's only child at her funeral fewer than two years ago . The day was not a long time coming: TMZ was the first to report the singer's 39-year-old son, Robert Yancy, was found... More »

Tom Cruise Leaps to Building, Doesn't Quite Make It

Video shows him limping, but whether he was injured is unclear

(Newser) - A video taken on the set of Mission: Impossible 6 shows Tom Cruise limping after performing a stunt where he jumps between buildings. The video was published Sunday by TMZ . It captures a tethered Cruise leaping to a building, hitting its side, and then crawling over the top and running... More »

Their Film Ran in 14 Theaters. Then Robert Pattinson Called

How the major actor ended up in 'Good Time'

(Newser) - Good Time is a film about one bad night gone worse. Robert Pattinson plays a small-time Queens crook named Connie Nikas whose botched robbery and escape attempt lands his mentally handicapped brother in jail. And that's just in the first few minutes. The film doesn't come up for... More »

Why Clooney Is Furious With a French Magazine

The star threatens to have Voici prosecuted

(Newser) - George Clooney says photographers who captured images of him and his wife, Amal Clooney, cradling their newborn twins will be "prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law," the AP reports. The pictures published by French magazine Voici were taken at the couple's villa near Lake Como... More »

Linkin Park Opens Up: Demons 'Were Always Part of the Deal'

Band posts letter to late frontman Chester Bennington

(Newser) - Linkin Park had been set to start its North American tour this week, per CNN . Instead, it found itself sharing its despair with the world. In a letter to Chester Bennington posted on Facebook and to the band's website , fellow band members write of where they find themselves in... More »

Linkin Park Singer Commits Suicide

Chester Bennington dead at 41

(Newser) - Another suicide in the rock world: TMZ reports Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has hanged himself. He was 41. The site's report comes via police sources who say his body was found before 9am local time at a home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed Bennington'... More »

Harry Potter Actor Aids Victim of Muggle Muggers

Daniel Radcliffe consoled victim hurt in Friday robbery

(Newser) - Actor Daniel Radcliffe has come to the aid of a man who was mugged by moped-riding attackers in London, reports the AP . Former police officer David Videcette told the Evening Standard that two moped riders attacked a man just off the upmarket King's Road in west London, slashing him... More »

R. Kelly's Alleged Victim Speaks Out

Jocelyn Savage says she's 'never been held hostage'

(Newser) - R. Kelly and one of his alleged victims are hitting back following a BuzzFeed report alleging the singer holds women captive in a cult. In a statement released through his lawyer, Kelly says he is "alarmed and disturbed" and "unequivocally denies such allegations," adding he "will... More »

DMX Faces 40 Years for Alleged Tax Evasion

He hid millions from 2010 to 2015, say prosecutors

(Newser) - Legal trouble is nothing new for DMX —but paying taxes allegedly is, which is why he's back in police custody. The rapper surrendered to law enforcement in Manhattan on Thursday to face allegations that he owes $1.7 million to the IRS after "engaging in a multi-year... More »

Blac Chyna Secures Temporary Restraining Order

It's in place until Aug. 8 hearing

(Newser) - A court commissioner on Monday issued a temporary restraining order against Rob Kardashian in response to the reality television star's posting of explicit images of ex-fiancee Blac Chyna on social media last week. The order will remain in effect until an Aug. 8 hearing; Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner... More »

Jessica Simpson Reacts Awesomely to Whole Foods' Chicken Salad Issue

'It happens to the best of us'

(Newser) - As soon as the Whole Foods chicken-salad-that's-actually-tuna debacle made headlines, people started making Jessica Simpson jokes. (One example: "Please don't tell @JessicaSimpson that Whole Foods sold chicken that was actually tuna," Jezebel tweeted when the news first came out.) The jokes were, of course, recalling... More »

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