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July 28, 2011 | By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times / For the Booster Shots blog
Kat Von D's breakup with ex-fiance Jesse James, the former Mr. Sandra Bullock, is playing out in operatic fashion over the airwaves and the Internet. The tattooed "L.A. Ink" star made headlines for checking out of a "Good Day LA" interview Wednesday after her relationship with James was mentioned while she sat backstage, and engaged afterward in a back-and-forth via Twitter with the show's host, Jillian Barberie Reynolds. But -- counterintuitive though it may seem -- when it comes to breakups, women actually fare better than men. A 2010 study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior found that men suffer emotionally more than women do after a romantic relationship ends.
July 29, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. After storming off "Good Day L.A. " earlier this week, Kat Von D writes a lengthy Facebook explanation (note: it contains some strong language) of her tough times, titled "What can I say? I suck. " She might have difficulty finding someone to argue with that. ( Facebook ) People love Redbox -- the company's revenue is up 34% from this same time a year ago. ( Los Angeles Times ) Alan Ball says he'll be back with "True Blood" for another season, but he reminds us, "Everything ends.
February 10, 2013 | By Jessica Gelt
DeadMau5 is so shy that Von D spoke for him on the Grammys red carpet Sunday, but he said that no matter whether he wins, he's winning by marrying her. The couple, who got engaged over Twitter in December, said they've picked a date and will marry in L.A. "We've come up with some pretty sinister stuff," said DeadMau5 of their wedding plans. One way he wasn't shy: In what we assume was a bit of commentary on the memo CBS sent out about appropriate attire for the show - specifically the line about obscenity on clothing being unwelcome.  GRAMMYS 2013: Full coverage | Live blog | Show highlights | Winners and nominees | Ballot "Your hit bums me out," read the white lettering on his baseball cap, which quite clearly showed evidence that one key letter had been blacked out. And plenty of hits awaited them inside.
September 3, 2010
A roundup of Friday morning's arts and entertainment headlines: Late-night TV ratings are in the toilet. ( Hollywood Reporter ) Disney, Time Warner Cable strike a new deal. ( Los Angeles Times ) Jerry Lewis is 84 and still going. ( Los Angeles Times ) Telluride Film Festival unveils its lineup. ( Los Angeles Times ) The Black Crowes' Chris Robinson says Taylor Swift is "horrible. " ( Los Angeles Times ) The band War is suing PepsiCo for using it song "Why Can't We Be Friends.
March 25, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Jesse James has done it again: He's gotten married for the fourth time, this time to drag racer Alexis DeJoria. Dude really likes being married. The two were married Sunday, according to People , which reports the ceremony took place at her father's Malibu home. They got engaged last November. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 John Paul DeJoria, DeJoria's dad, is a co-founder of Paul Mitchell hair-care products and the Patron Spirits Company, the mag said.
July 26, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday: No one knows the exact cause of Amy Winehouse's death, but her music is rocketing up the charts. ( Los Angeles Times ) Meanwhile, her family and friends (minus her ex-husband, still in jail) laid Winehouse to rest at her funeral in London. ( Sky News ) Winehouse's death prompted the producers of "The Glee Project" to cut a joke about her from their show. ( Entertainment Weekly ) Football is back, and no one is more relieved than the TV execs who use the games to promote their shows.
May 30, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Actors Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally have sold their house in Hollywood Hills West's Bird Streets area for $9.97 million. The contemporary sits behind walls on about a quarter of an acre. The 3,803-square-foot home has three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and city views. There is a swimming pool. PHOTOS: Grandest pool around? Malibu has it Offerman, 42, has played parks department director Ron Swanson on "Parks and Recreation" since 2009. Mullally, 54, was a regular on "Will & Grace" from 1998 to 2006, had her own talk show and stars on the comedy "Childrens Hospital" (2008 to the present)
June 10, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Actor-comedian Jim Carrey has sold his gated Malibu Colony retreat for $13.4 million. The two-story contemporary beach house features an open plan living room, family room, dining room and kitchen that lead to an ocean-facing deck. There are fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom for a total of five bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and 2,866 square feet of living space. A spa sits on the rooftop deck. Carrey, 51, has starred in such films as "Ace Ventura" and its sequels, "The Truman Show" (1998)
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