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A New Year, 2 New Star Engagements

Paris Hilton, Billy Joel's daughter are headed for the altar

(Newser) - Wedding bells are in the air for the daughters from two famous families. Paris Hilton, great-granddaughter of hotel magnate Conrad Hilton, got engaged on the slopes of Aspen, Colo., over the weekend, a Hilton rep confirms to People . The 36-year-old's now-fiance, actor Chris Zylka, proposed just after lunchtime, with... More »

Without a Word, Billy Joel Protests Neo-Nazis

Wears prominent Star of David at concert

(Newser) - Without saying a word, Billy Joel protested the rise of white supremacism Monday night at his Madison Square Garden concert. When he returned to the stage for his four-song encore, Joel was wearing yellow Stars of David on both the front and the back of his suit, Newsday reports. The... More »

Billy Joel Marries in a Surprise July 4 Wedding

Weds longtime girlfriend Alexis Roderick on Long Island estate

(Newser) - Billy Joel wed longtime girlfriend Alexis Roderick yesterday, turning the couple's annual Fourth of July party at the Piano Man's Long Island estate into a surprise wedding, reports People . The couple, 66 and 33 and together since 2009, are expecting a baby daughter this summer. Joel's 29-year-old... More »

Alexa Ray Joel Collapses Onstage

But she's fine after fainting spell at concert

(Newser) - Alexa Ray Joel was playing a sold-out show at New York's Cafe Carlyle when she collapsed onstage and was rushed to the emergency room Saturday night. By the time the news came out yesterday, Joel was already recovering, and the 28-year-old daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley says... More »

I Cried for 2 Years After Break-Up: Alexa Ray

But she says she wasn't trying to kill herself

(Newser) - When Alexa Ray Joel overdosed on homeopathic aspirin, she wasn’t trying to commit suicide, she just wanted to numb the pain of her first serious break-up. “I was crying every day for two years straight after that,” she says in an interview airing tonight on 20/20, E!... More »

Alexa Ray Joel Apologizes for Overdose 'Drama'

She didn't actually want to die, she says

(Newser) - Alexa Ray Joel is “in a Zen good place” 6 months after her suicide scare, and she's sorry for being “dramatic.” Though she admits saying “I want to die” to a 911 operator, Joel tells People she didn’t actually want to end her life: “... More »

Alexa Ray Joel Talks Suicide Scare

Heartbreak—not Christie Brinkley—to blame, says Billy Joel's daughter

(Newser) - Alexa Ray Joel spoke out against reports that her suicide scare was a result of a fight with mom Christie Brinkley, blaming it instead on “heartbreak-related depression.” On her Facebook fan page, Joel called Brinkley and dad Billy Joel “my role models and best friends,” slamming... More »

Alexa Ray Joel Suffered 'Heartbreak'

Billy Joel, Christie Brinkley address daughter's overdose

(Newser) - Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley are slamming a New York Post report that daughter Alexa Ray attempted suicide after fighting with Brinkley on a family vacation as "false." The pair released a statement yesterday saying the 23-year-old’s “dangerous actions” came “while suffering a devastating heartbreak,... More »

Billy Joel: Daughter on the Mend After OD

Alexa Ray Joel took a homeopathic drug, source says

(Newser) - Alexa Ray Joel is out of the hospital and "is going to be fine," her father, Billy Joel, said last night. The 23-year-old singer-songwriter, reportedly distraught over a recent breakup, was treated at a New York hospital after overdosing on a substance a source identifies as a homeopathic... More »

Billy Joel's Daughter Hospitalized After OD

Police think it was a suicide attempt

(Newser) - The daughter of Billy Joel remains hospitalized after overdosing on sleeping pills. Police sources tell the New York Post they think it was a suicide attempt by 23-year-old Alexa Ray Joel. The daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley is a singer and pianist in her own right, and she... More »

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