May 31, 2008
SO Dina Lohan and Denise Richards believe that the best way to set the record straight is to subject their families, and the public, to the train wrecks they call their lives ["Looking for a Little Sympathy," by Greg Braxton, May 26]. The public can change the channel. Their families can't. To watch them both demonstrate their insatiable need for attention and cling to celebrity with a death grip would be somewhat humorous if there were not children involved. The only fame these two have ever accomplished has been at the expense of others.
November 6, 1997 |
The Scene: Tuesday's premiere of TriStar and Touchstone's "Starship Troopers" at the Village theater. A party followed at the Museum of Flying. The film is director Paul Verhoeven's spoofy, campy, ludicrously violent close-encounters-with-killer-bugs epic. "I grew up with 'RoboCop' and 'Total Recall' and this is a progression on that," said Harry Knowles, founder of the Ain't It Cool News Web site the entertainment industry both loves and loathes.
September 22, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday: Controversial evangelical pastor Ted Haggard will trade wives with celebrity Gary Busey on an upcoming episode of "Wife Swap. " ( Los Angeles Times ) After 31 years of making music together, R.E.M. calls it quits. ( Los Angeles Times ) "Bones" star Emily Deschanel welcomes baby boy Henry. ( People ) Meanwhile, sister Zooey Deschanel's sitcom "New Girl" topped the ratings. ( Los Angeles Times ) Arnold Schwarzenegger is writing an "unbelievably true" memoir called "Total Recall.
May 26, 2008 |
Tabloid staples Denise Richards and Dina Lohan have their faces near the cultural bullhorn and are ready to scream and shout for your attention. Richards, an actress probably better known for her nasty divorce from actor Charlie Sheen, and Lohan, the mother of troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, are both launching "reality" series on E! Entertainment Television today that chronicle their personal and professional battles. Though different in scope and tone, the plea from both women is the same: "Don't believe the hype -- believe us, because we are just like you."
May 7, 2013 |
Brooke Mueller, ex-wife of Charlie Sheen and mother to his twin boys, has been getting treatment for prescription drug abuse since Friday, according to her rep. "Brooke is currently at UCLA Medical Center where she has been since being admitted May 3," Steve Honig told the Ministry in a statement. "She will be there for several more days, and will likely transition directly into a residential treatment facility to get help for prescription drug abuse. " That's contrary to a report that Mueller had been involuntarily checked into the medical center for care on Wednesday.
February 17, 2014 |
Hope springs eternal for Charlie Sheen: The "Anger Management" star is engaged, aiming to get married for the fourth time. His lady of choice is Brett Rossi, a former porn actress, according to TMZ , which first had the news about the engagement. The proposal, which reportedly found Sheen down on one knee, happened in Hawaii, where the actor had flown Rossi in a private jet. "I was not expecting it at all. We had a beautiful Valentine's Day and he proposed to me early this morning after we watched the sun rise," Rossi, whose nickname is Scotti, told E!