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5 Celebrity Police Officers

A lot of actors have played cops on TV, but these celebs really are the law in real life

(Newser) - Former CHiPs star Erik Estrada recently became a reserve police officer in the tiny town of St. Anthony, Idaho, reports the Idaho State Journal . But the actor, who famously played a motorcycle cop on the '80s TV show, is hardly the first celebrity to add "real life cop"... More »

David Spade Reveals the Worst SNL Host

Steven Seagal, he says

(Newser) - The worst Saturday Night Live host of David Spade's tenure? Steven Seagal. Spade revealed that tidbit while promoting his new memoir on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Tuesday , reports Rolling Stone . Cohen asked Spade to name someone on SNL Spade thought was "overrated," and Spade... More »

Steven Seagal Eyes Run for Ariz. Governor

Says he's discussed it with Sheriff Joe

(Newser) - He wouldn't be the first actor to trade the silver screen for the governor's mansion: Steven Seagal is making noises to KNXV-TV about running for Jan Brewer's job in Arizona. In conversations with BFF Joe Arpaio , with whom he teamed for reality show Steven Seagal—Lawman: Maricopa ... More »

Seagal Stars on Congress' Russia Trip to Probe Boston

Bombing could have been averted, lawmakers conclude

(Newser) - US lawmakers who visited Russia to learn more about the lead-up to the Boston bombings say the two countries need to cooperate more—though perhaps that was made obvious by the fact that the tour required the help of actor Steven Seagal to arrange key meetings. The action star is... More »

21 Celebs Who Failed at Music

These actors, athletes did not make it in the music world

(Newser) - Just because you're good at acting or playing a sport doesn't mean you'll be equally talented at singing. Remember, if you will, how the Internet reveled in mocking Paris Hilton when her amazingly awful "Drunk Text" dropped. Now Perez Hilton lists 21 actors and athletes whose... More »

Steven Seagal, Putin Latest Bizarre BFFs

Action star helping Russian prez promote physical fitness plan

(Newser) - How convenient: New BFFs Kim Jong Un and Dennis Rodman are probably looking for another pair to vacation with , and now they have one ... because Vladimir Putin and Steven Seagal have a similar world leader-washed-up celebrity friendship going on. Putin wants to reinstate a Stalin-era national physical fitness program, and... More »

New Trainer for Joe Arpaio Posse: Steven Seagal

Actor runs simulated school shooting in Maricopa County

(Newser) - When "America's Toughest Sheriff" needs someone to train his "posse," who does he turn to? Steven Seagal, apparently. The aging action star was in Maricopa County over the weekend to train Sheriff Joe Arpaio's armed volunteers on how to handle a school shooting. Arpaio already... More »

10 Bizarre Actors Turned Singers

Who knew Jada Pinkett Smith had a fondness for metal?

(Newser) - The news that House star Hugh Laurie is recording a blues album prompted Time to reminisce over 10 other unlikely actors who turned to singing…often with hilarious results:
  • David Hasselhoff: Shockingly, he managed to top the German charts even though he recorded songs like the super-creepy “Jump in
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2010: Worst Year Yet for Movies

Really? 'Hot Tub Time Machine' is the best we can do?

(Newser) - “2010 very possibly is the worst year in the history of motion pictures,” declares Joe Queenan in a hilarious Wall Street Journal piece bemoaning the downfall of American cinema. You know things are bad in Hollywood when:
  • “Shia LaBeouf—who looks a bit like the young George
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13 Celebs Who Lost Their Looks

Some of them used to be sex symbols...

(Newser) - The next time Demi Moore’s apparently ageless good looks have you feeling sorry for yourself, chin up and consider these celebrities. Fox News lists 13 stars who have definitely not gotten better with age. Check out the hot-to-not photos in the gallery then click here for more. But Father... More »

McCarthy: Seagal Ordered Me to Strip at Casting

'I just started crying'

(Newser) - Steven Seagal rudely ordered a distraught Jenny MCarthy to strip in his office during a casting call for one of his movies, McCarthy has revealed. "Rent my Playboy video, you asshole," the former Playmate recalled saying before fleeing. "I just started crying." The actress originally bared... More »

TMZ Snags Seagal 'Sex Slave' Nude Pics

Plus: More victims emerge, and get a classy nickname

(Newser) - It seems every non-celebrity—and celebrity, for that matter—these days has nude pictures lying around, and the woman accusing Steven Seagal of keeping sex slaves on staff is no different. TMZ has the full, albeit censored, pictures of Kayden Nguyen, who is suing Seagal for treating her like a... More »

Steven Seagal Keeps Sex Slaves: Lawsuit

Action star accused of sexual assault

(Newser) - Steven Seagal’s life just turned crazier than one of his action movies: A former employee claims the actor keeps sexual “attendants” on staff, and he wanted her to be one. The two Russian young ladies Seagal allegedly employed were “available for his sexual needs 24 hours a... More »

When Celebs Hit a Low Note

Like Joaquin Phoenix, other stars have stumbled painfully into the music biz

(Newser) - Ex-Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix kicked off a new career last week by rapping in Las Vegas—and tripping off the stage. He's not the only actor to stumble in the music business, the Independent reports. Among his peers:
  • Bruce Willis: He died hard with a painful rendition of the Motown
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Seagal Is Back, and This Time It's Personal

Action star targets FBI for sabotaging his career

(Newser) - Steven Seagal, the high-kicking, cartel-busting action star that dominated the "Under Siege" movies in the early 90s, is demanding an apology from the FBI for allegedly shattering his stardom, the LA Times reports. Seagal's career didn't prove that hard to kill—he has been headlining in low-rent straight-to-DVD films... More »

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