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March 19, 2013 | By August Brown and Gerrick D. Kennedy, This story has been updated. See below for details.
At 6:28 p.m. Friday, a note appeared on rapper Lil Wayne's Twitter account: "I'm good everybody. Thx for the prayers and love. " The tweet was meant to quash reports that the hip-hop mogul was gravely ill from an alleged prescription cough medicine overdose. That evening, a representative for the rapper would say only that Lil Wayne was at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Los Angeles, recovering from a seizure. On Monday, Wayne's label chief said the rapper had been admitted to the hospital March 12 for a seizure after a video shoot.
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SPORTS
December 4, 2012 | By Chuck Schilken
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Nick Lachey seems like such a nice guy. But he is also a die-hard Cincinnati Bengals fan, so he might have built up a lot of frustration over the years. And he might be a bit sensitive about his former boy band. The ex-98 Degrees singer was thrown out of the Bengals-Chargers game in San Diego on Sunday after what was at the very least an altercation with another, unidentified fan. Lachey first reported the incident on Twitter: "Just got kicked out of the chargers stadium and couldn't be prouder!
ENTERTAINMENT
June 6, 2013 | By Christie DZurilla
Late last month Rob Kardashian settled a civil suit with a paparazzo he allegedly assaulted in March after she snapped him shirtless at a gym - and on Thursday, the criminal charges stemming from the incident have reportedly been dropped as well, leaving the reality-TV fixture in the clear. Photographer Andra Viak did not want to pursue a couple of misdemeanor counts Kardashian was charged with in early May, according to TMZ , so the judge let them go by the wayside. Prosecutors reportedly were not pleased.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 2008 | Andrew Blankstein, Times Staff Writer
With the paparazzi ever on the lookout for new places to corner celebrities, Los Angeles International Airport is becoming their new feeding trough. Photographers have free rein in the main terminal and parking lot areas of LAX, and weary celebrities are increasingly running the gantlet when they are at their least glamorous: dressed down and lugging luggage, usually after a long flight. Airport officials said they had noticed a significant increase in the number of paparazzi at the terminals in the last two years, sometimes as many as 60 when word gets around about a big name landing.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 13, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Track Palin, Sarah Palin's oldest child, has reportedly filed jointly for divorce from high-school sweetheart Britta Hanson, whom he married in May 2011. The joint filing means the two have already worked out the details of the split, according to TMZ , which first reported the news. That includes child support and custody - important stuff, as Track, 23, and Britta, 22, welcomed baby Kyla Grace in August 2011. Also hashed out: disposition of property, with Army reservist Track keeping his guns and his tools, plus some $30,000 cash, while Britta keeps her jewelry and her bank account, TMZ said . Papers were filed Dec. 1, E!
ENTERTAINMENT
May 7, 2012 | By Matt Donnelly
Matthew Fox got a bit lost early Friday morning in Oregon, where the actor was reportedly headed for some fast food but wound up in jail. Fox was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence around 3:30 a.m. near Bend, the town where he lives with his family, according to TMZ.  The outlet says Fox was traveling with an unidentified passenger seeking a late-night snack, but wound up in police custody. He was apparently released later on Friday, TMZ reported. While a rep for Fox did not immediately return a Ministry request for comment, this isn't the "Party of Five" star's first run-in with the law. In August 2011, on location in Ohio, Fox reportedly was detained by police.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 30, 2012 | By Danielle Paquette
After an endless string of on-camera arguments (or perhaps scripted reality show beefs), Adrienne Maloof and Dr. Paul Nassif are splitting. The "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" couple, who married in 2002, filed for separation Monday morning, according to TMZ . No word on divorce at this time. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2012 "I'm so sorry that this is happening but my children are my life and sometimes we need to do what's best for them," Bravo star Maloof, 50, told Radar Online , adding, "It's an unfortunate situation but I have to have my kids' best interest at heart.” Nassif, a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon, gained additional notoriety in early 2011 after he dialed 911 for Charlie Sheen, who later checked into a L.A. hospital for stomach pains (pre-“Torpedo of Truth” outbursts)
ENTERTAINMENT
August 13, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
So much for "Forever in Love," Kenny G. Twenty years after that tune came out - and also 20 years after Kenneth Bruce Gorelick and Balynda Benson-Gorelick said "I do" - the smooth-jazz man has filed for divorce. The papers, filed Thursday and obtained by TMZ, cite irreconcilable differences and indicate he's seeking joint custody of their 14-year-old son, Noah. Kenny didn't exactly strike first. Balynda filed for legal separation back in January, according to E! News, a move that's reflected in the paperwork.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2012 | By Nardine Saad
Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry, was arrested Thursday after an alleged fight between him and Berry's fiancé, Olivier Martinez, broke out at her home on Thanksgiving Day. Police responded to a report of assault at Berry's Hollywood Hills home after Aubry, a model, came to the house and got into a fistfight with Martinez,  according to L.A. Now. Aubry, 37, and Martinez, a French actor, were both injured and taken to a hospital, where...
ENTERTAINMENT
July 19, 2013 | By Scott Collins
The entertainment world hasn't thought much about Rae Dawn Chong lately, but now she's become the latest celebrity trying to backpedal away from an N-word controversy. In a radio interview, Chong -- a veteran of 1980s movie hits like "Commando" and the daughter of comic Tommy Chong -- launched a tirade against Oprah Winfrey, her costar in 1985's "The Color Purple. " Chong -- whose ethnic makeup includes Afro-Canadian and Cherokee roots -- attacked Winfrey for everything from being too fat to too black.  PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times "Sixty years ago she would have been a housekeeper, luckily," she said on "Matty P's Radio Happy Hour.
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