August 15, 2006 |
Tucker Carlson of MSNBC and talk-show host Jerry Springer will be among the celebrities competing on the third season of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." The new season of the show -- which pairs 11 competitors of sometimes dubious celebrity and varying skill with professional dancer-partners -- premieres at 8 p.m. Sept. 12, the network announced Monday. Also heading to the dance floor: Vivica A.
February 3, 1996 |
Ali Landry, 22, of Louisiana beat out 50 other contestants to win the Miss USA competition at South Padre Island. The University of Southwestern Louisiana student was crowned by the reigning Miss USA, Shanna Lynn Moakler. Landry said she plans to continue her involvement with the Women Helping Others Foundation "in an effort to provide crucially needed support in health education and wellness concerns for women and children." The first runner-up was Miss Kansas, Danielle Boatwright.
October 9, 2008 |
Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, who always has been afraid of flying, says he's glad to be alive after suffering severe burns in a fiery plane crash last month. "I hate planes," Barker said in an interview with Us Weekly magazine. "My biggest fear ever is to be involved in a plane crash, so when that happened . . . well, I'm just thankful to be alive! I'm just grateful to be here at all." The 32-year-old musician and celebrity disc jockey DJ AM were the only survivors of the crash just before midnight Sept.
August 18, 2005 |
Celebs planning to re-LAX Everyone remembers Big Wednesday, the unofficial name for the club at Las Palmas that put Bolthouse Productions on the tabloid map. It was where Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears, still a couple, canoodled lovingly. And where Oscar De La Hoya rolled with his lady friend, Shanna Moakler, now Mrs. Travis Barker. And Prince and Hugh Hefner and Janet Jackson and Paris Hilton angled with their posses for the best tables. Suddenly, downtown Hollywood was larger than life.
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July 3, 2003 |
Police were searching Wednesday for a woman and her young boy, identified as the former girlfriend and son of boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya, who were last seen Saturday at a Riverside shopping mall, authorities said. De La Hoya is not a suspect in the disappearance of Angelique McQueen, 32, of Anaheim and 6-year-old Devon De La Hoya, Anaheim police said. McQueen's car was found at the Galleria at Tyler. There was no immediate indication that foul play is involved, police said.
August 12, 2006 |
First it was Nick and Jessica, then it was Carmen and Dave, and now, for the third time in less than a year, more bad news comes down from a publicist on high: Travis Barker and Shanna Moakler -- the heavily tattooed former drummer of Blink-182 and his former Miss USA wife -- are calling it quits. That means three celebrity couples who have pimped their relationship on MTV reality shows have ended up in divorce. Coincidence or curse?