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Mickey Rooney's Widow Sues the Hollywood Reporter

Claims magazine ran misleading article about her

(Newser) - Mickey Rooney's widow has filed an elder abuse lawsuit—against a magazine. The lawsuit , which also claims intentional infliction of emotional distress and conspiracy, was filed against the Hollywood Reporter by Janice Rooney; it also names her son from a previous marriage, Mark Aber, and his wife Charlene, among... More »

Rooney's Widow Demands Slice of Tiny Estate

His biological children are also challenging his will

(Newser) - Mickey Rooney may not have left a celebrity-sized fortune behind, but his estranged widow wants a cut of it anyway. Janice Rooney is challenging the late actor's will, which leaves his entire $18,000 estate to stepson/caretaker Mark Aber, omitting Janice Rooney and other children, CNN reports. Her lawyer... More »

Mickey Rooney's Estate: $18K

And ugly family feud continues after his death

(Newser) - Mickey Rooney was a beloved icon, but apparently not a rich one, when he died Sunday at age 93 . The AP reports that Rooney, who signed his last will just weeks before his death, left a "modest estate" of just $18,000 to stepson Mark Rooney, who had been... More »

22 Stars Who've Been Married 4 Times—or More

So much for 'til death do us part...

(Newser) - It's no secret that Liz Taylor was married eight times—but some of these celebrities who've been married four times or more, rounded up by the Huffington Post , might surprise you:
  • Zsa Zsa Gabor: She's gotten hitched an incredible nine times, including once to Conrad Hilton.
  • Mickey
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Mickey Rooney Accuses Stepson of Bullying, Abuse

Judge grants actor a temporary restraining order

(Newser) - Mickey Rooney "is effectively a prisoner in his own home," according to a court filing accusing his stepson of verbally abusing the 90-year-old actor and withholding food and medicine. A judge granted Rooney a temporary restraining order against Chris Aber on Monday, ordering Aber to stay 100 yards... More »

10 Worst Casting Choices Ever

Starring Tom Hanks

(Newser) - DC detective Alex Cross was once played by Morgan Freeman; now, the role’s going to Tyler Perry, the cross-dressing comedian and Madea star. The Daily Beast recalls 10 other embarrassing casting decisions:
  1. The Da Vinci Code: Tom Hanks as Robert Langdon. He’s no “Harrison Ford in Harris
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