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X-Men Actress Vanished in China, Said to Be 'Under Control'

Fan Bingbing, rumored to be nabbed for tax evasion, got 0% 'socially responsible' rating

(Newser) - Academics at Beijing Normal University recently compiled a report ranking how "socially responsible" Chinese celebrities are, and China's highest-paid actress , Fan Bingbing, received a 0% rating—which would be eyebrow-raising enough, except that Fan has also gone missing. The BBC reports the 36-year-old X-Men actress, model, and singer... More »

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop to Pay $145K Over Vaginal Eggs

The eggs themselves are OK, just not the way they were advertised

(Newser) - If you don't buy the idea that inserting an egg-shaped stone into your vagina can do wonders for your health and hormones, well, neither did 10 California counties. They're part of the state's Food, Drug and Medical Device Task Force, and they banded together to sue the... More »

Heather Locklear Faces New Legal Trouble

Actress pleads not guilty to battery, obstructing an officer in June incident

(Newser) - Heather Locklear now faces charges over her June arrest involving an alleged attack on a police officer. The former Melrose Place star, who allegedly punched a cop and EMT while heavily intoxicated at her home in Thousand Oaks, Calif., was charged with a misdemeanor count of resisting, obstructing, or delaying... More »

Mel B Admits 'Drinking to Numb My Pain'

Says she'll get treatment for sex, alcohol addiction

(Newser) - Mel B has a hurdle to clear before embarking on a Spice Girls tour next year. Admitting to "drinking to numb my pain" from an allegedly abusive marriage and the death of her father last year, the 43-year-old singer and America's Got Talent judge tells the Sun she... More »

Country Star Gretchen Wilson Arrested at Connecticut Airport

Grammy winner allegedly became 'belligerent' toward troopers

(Newser) - Grammy-winning country music star Gretchen Wilson has been arrested at a Connecticut airport after police say she became "belligerent" toward troopers. The 45-year-old "Redneck Woman" singer from Lebanon, Tennessee, was charged with breach of peace Tuesday evening at Bradley International Airport, near Hartford, reports the AP . State police... More »

Madonna Just Turned 60. She's Still Afraid of Thunder

Everything you ever wanted to know about the 'Material Girl' is coming out on milestone occasion

(Newser) - Who would've thought we'd live to tell the tale of seeing the Material Girl turn 60? Madonna Louise Ciccone enters sexagenarian territory Thursday, and the internet is, not surprisingly, throwing a no-holds-barred party. USA Today features a chronological timeline of 60 of the superstar's greatest moments, from... More »

Mighty Ducks Star's Mugshot Jolts Fans

Shaun Weiss, 39, arrested for public intoxication

(Newser) - A former child star known for his role in The Mighty Ducks found himself in a mighty pickle this weekend with California cops. A statement from the Oroville Public Safety Department cited by Fox News reports Shaun Weiss was arrested for "being under the influence of drugs" shortly after... More »

George Clooney Hit by Car in Italy

Actor is 'fine,' escaped with only minor injuries, after collision on his motorbike

(Newser) - George Clooney is "fine" but recovering after he was hit by a car in Sardinia on Tuesday. Clooney had departed his Costa Corallina hotel on what's variously described as a motorbike or scooter when he was hit by a car around 8:15am local time. Per CNN , Clooney—... More »

Chris Brown Arrested After Florida Concert

Singer was released on bail

(Newser) - Singer Chris Brown's nationwide tour included an unusual pit stop: the Palm Beach County Jail. He was scheduled to perform a 7pm Thursday concert at West Palm Beach's Coral Sky Amphitheatre, and the AP reports that after he was finished he "walked off stage ... and into the... More »

Eva Longoria Welcomes First Baby at 43

Son to be 'surrounded by ... powerful women'

(Newser) - Eva Longoria has given birth for the first time at 43. The actress welcomed a son with her husband of two years, Televisa president Jose Baston, on Tuesday, People reports. Santiago Enrique Baston was born at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. "We are so... More »

Tommy Lee's Son Rips Into Him on Father's Day

Ouch

(Newser) - Rocker Tommy Lee and son Brandon don't exactly have a great relationship, as a March altercation proved . The 22-year-old's animus toward dad was on display on Father's Day via two social media posts. The first is a video of a "seemingly unconscious" Lee clad in a... More »

Vince Vaughn Faces DUI, Other Charges After Checkpoint Stop

The 'Wedding Crashers' star was arrested outside Los Angeles

(Newser) - Vince Vaughn was arrested early Sunday and charged with a DUI, according to TMZ . The "Wedding Crashers" star and an unnamed male passenger were stopped at a checkpoint in Hermosa beach around 1 a.m. when authorities claim they were asked to step out of the vehicle and... More »

'I'm Away Now. Thanks.' Body Found in Search for Singer

Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit left his hotel at 1am Wednesday

(Newser) - Police searching for the missing singer of Scottish rock band Frightened Rabbit said Friday that they have found a body at a marina in South Queensferry. Scott Hutchison was reported missing Wednesday after leaving a hotel in the same town, which is located near Edinburgh, at 1am that day. The... More »

A Supermodel Just Became Single

Paulina Porizkova announces separation from Ric Ocasek

(Newser) - Supermodel Paulina Porizkova is back on the market for the first time in almost 30 years. "As a bicycle, my husband and I no longer pedal in unison. So, we're ditching the bicycle," the 53-year-old wrote on Instagram Wednesday, describing herself as "peacefully separated" from former... More »

Family Says Avicii 'Could Not Go On Any Longer'

Statement suggests 28-year-old DJ's death may have been suicide

(Newser) - In a second statement from the family of Avicii, the renowned DJ who died at 28 last Friday in Oman, comes this line: "He could not go on any longer." Variety's read is what you might be thinking: "It is unclear what the message means, although... More »

Tweets Suggest Allison Mack Had Her Eye on Emma Watson

The 'Smallville' actress is accused of recruiting women into sex cult

(Newser) - "I'm a fellow actress like yourself & involved in an amazing women's movement I think you'd dig. I'd love to chat if you're open." What may have sounded like a friendly invitation when it was tweeted in January 2016 has turned nefarious, at... More »

Pink Graces Cover of What Was the 'Most Beautiful' Issue of People

Magazine has rebranded it

(Newser) - Pink is on the cover of People magazine's beauty issue, and she's got some adorable company—her young children. The magazine has rebranded its "Most Beautiful" issue as "The Beautiful Issue" and features dozens of celebrities, including some posing with their best friends, their rescue pets,... More »

Sean Penn's Son Jailed in Nebraska

Hopper Penn, girlfriend accused of drug possession

(Newser) - A year after speaking out about his struggle with drugs, the son of Sean Penn and Robin Wright has been arrested on drug possession charges in Nebraska, reports the AP . A Nebraska State Patrol spokesman says 24-year-old Hopper Penn, and his girlfriend, 26-year-old Uma Von Wittkamp, were arrested Wednesday afternoon... More »

Bill Cosby's New Jury Looks a Whole Lot Like His Last One

Seven men and 5 women set to decide his fate

(Newser) - A jury of seven men and five women—10 of them white, two of them black—was seated Wednesday to decide Bill Cosby's fate after a day marked by defense accusations of racial discrimination. Cosby's lawyers alleged a member of the prosecution team made a disparaging remark after... More »

Book Claims Meghan Markle Ended Marriage 'Out of Blue'

Controversial Diana biographer Andrew Morton looks at her years with Trevor Engelson

(Newser) - Andrew Morton's 1992 biography of Princess Diana was certainly explosive: Among other things, it detailed her eating disorder and series of suicide attempts in the '80s. Now he turns his pen to Meghan Markle. On April 12, the royal biographer's Meghan: A Hollywood Princess will be released... More »

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