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August 2, 2013 | By Elisabeth Donnelly
Joan Collins, the 80-year-old "Dynasty" star, reportedly asked to be removed from Shirley Jones' tell-all autobiography in a scene involving the offer of an orgy. Jones recently published "Shirley Jones: A Memoir. " In the book, the "Partridge Family" actress and Oscar-winner depicts a scene in which the young actresses and their then-husbands, Jack Cassidy and Anthony Newley, had dinner at Collins and Newley's Beverly Hills home in the late '60s. In the book, Jones writes that Collins, "who was wearing a low-cut something or other, seemed like an interesting woman.
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SPORTS
April 5, 2013 | By Dan Loumena
Leave it to TMZ to get former Lakers legend and the face of Dodgers ownership, Magic Johnson, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on the record in support of gay athletes. In the wake of Johnson giving interviews in support of his gay son, Earvin Johnson III, the celebrity gossip website asked pointed questions of the basketball great. "If that ever happened, I would support them 150 percent," Johnson said when asked what he'd do if a player on the Dodgers announced that he was gay. "First of all, as an owner, you really have to support the person, you really do, and then help educate the public," Johnson added.
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
May 22, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Justin Bieber may sue guests who visit his home if they violate his non-disclosure agreement. It's all so very hospitable. The 19-year-old pop star is asking for $5 million in damages if guests violate a waiver he's having everyone who visits his Calabasas home sign, according to TMZ, which obtained a copy of the liability waiver and release form. So, basically, don't talk about the property or anything that goes on there ... ever. Before you jump on the "Bieber is an egomaniac" bandwagon, just know that documents like this are fairly common among celebrities.
ENTERTAINMENT
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.
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
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
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 19, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Kanye, Kanye, Kanye. Paparazzi just won't stop talking to Kanye West - and Friday afternoon at LAX, it seemed he'd had enough. Again. According to L.A. Now, West is the focus of an LAPD battery investigation after he allegedly put the hurt on a paparazo whose whose insistent questioning of the rapper appears in video from the victim's point of view obtained by TMZ. In the video, after nonstop chatter by the unknown photographer, who was...
ENTERTAINMENT
November 26, 2012 | By Christie D'Zurilla
The already complex situation involving Gabriel Aubry, Olivier Martinez and Halle Berry saw a new twist Monday as Aubry, Berry's ex-boyfriend, filed a complaint with police detailing his injuries from a Thursday fight with Martinez, Berry's fiancé. Berry and Aubry have been embroiled in a custody dispute over their 4-year-old daughter Nahla, with the actress recently fighting unsuccessfully to be allowed to relocate the girl to France. In court papers filed Monday, Aubry said he suffered a fractured rib, facial bruises and cuts that required stitches, according to L.A. Now . TMZ has nasty pictures of the damage done to the male model's mug. The civil court filing allowed a judge to issue a restraining order keeping Martinez away from Aubry.
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