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7 Celebs Who've Been Arrested During Protests

Martin Sheen has racked up 60 arrests

(Newser) - When it comes to hot-button issues, some stars are willing to do more than talk. The Stir rounds up 16 celebrities who've been arrested while protesting. A sampling:
  1. Susan Sarandon: After an unarmed African immigrant was fatally shot by police in New York City in 1999, Sarandon took to

Jackass' Steve-O Headed to Jail for SeaWorld Stunt

He also has to stay 100 yards away from Hollywood

(Newser) - Jackass star Steve-O was sentenced to 30 days in jail Wednesday for an August stunt in which he climbed to the top of a 100-foot-tall construction crane in Hollywood, lit off fireworks, and dropped an inflatable killer whale with "SeaWorld Sucks" written on it, KTLA reports. According to TMZ...

Jackass Guy Arrested After SeaWorld Stunt

Steve-O is not a fan of the franchise

(Newser) - Resident "Jackass" Steve-O's latest stunt has him facing a litany of charges after the 41-year-old climbed a crane in Hollywood last night in something of a dramatic SeaWorld protest, reports NBC Los Angeles . Teetering at least 100 feet in the air, and live-streaming himself on Facebook , Steve-O inflated...

Jackass 3D: At Least Their Fans Love It

Critics, not so much

(Newser) - The new Jackass movie is out in 3D splendor, and maybe the most telling fact about early reaction is that it's got a lukewarm 52% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes and a loving 83% from audiences. Some review samples:
  • Stephen Whitty, Star-Ledger : "It's hard not laugh at some

New Dancing Lineup Adds Criminal Twists

Julianne's back; Jewel, Denise Richards, and 3 felons will compete

(Newser) - Dancing With the Stars is introducing a few new twists this season, including one couple competing against each other and another working together, USA Today reports. Returning pro Julianne Hough will partner with her real-life boyfriend—country singer Chuck Wicks—while singer Jewel will dance against rodeo-riding husband Ty Murray....

Jackass Star Steve-O Hit With Coke Charge, Hospitalized

Daredevil emailed pals he's 'ready to die'

(Newser) - Jackass daredevil Steve-O was charged with felony cocaine possession yesterday just days after he was hospitalized when friends became alarmed by his destructive behavior, reports E! Online. Stunt-addicted Steve-O—real name Stephen Glover—entered the psychiatric wing of a Los Angeles hospital as he was planning a 25-foot fall onto...

Jackass 2.5 to Have Web-Only Debut

'First Internet movie', studio heads say

(Newser) - Paramount is moving into uncharted territory by premiering Jackass 2.5 online, the New York Times reports. The December 19 premier on Blockbuster's Movielink service will be the first time a studio-backed feature film has made its debut on the Web. Executives hope that a successful experiment will pave the...

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