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With her huge wedding to Kris Humphries now reputedly just twelve-days away Kim Kardashian and sisters, Khloe and Kourtney found time for a sit-down with ABC’s Lara Spencer this weekend to review their hectic life.
Nuptials aside, their major concern at present is the new deal with Sears. The trio will have mini-boutiques at 400 stores and seem quite enthused by the potential;
“We helped design this store, we picked what we wanted from the color scheme to the carpets, so it will be cool to see,” Kim explained.
With earnings claimed to be in region of $65-million last year the Kardashians seeMore >
Already facing a barrage of lawsuits for financial mishandling and plagiarism, rapper Lil’ Wayne is now being dragged into court to face a $15-million legal claim he stole parts of the hit song Bedrock.
The bosses at Done Deal Enterprises claim Wayne and his label, Young Money Records stole parts of the song, which also featured Drake, Nicki Minaj and Lloyd and hit #1 on Billboard’s Rap Charts and number two in the Hot 100.
The Done Deal team claim the copyrights to the samples belong to them and they’re asking for $15-million to resolve the case.
Lil Wayne now has to appear in court onMore >
Most folks who got to live next door to Nick Jonas wouldn’t be in much of a hurry to move, but Miley Cyrus is not most folks. She’s just traded her $3.4-million home for a ritzy new place in Studio City – at $3.9-million.
“She moved in a few months ago,” says a source close to the deal. “And she decorated the place in her own unique style — very funky.”
Miley lived at the $3.4-million estate in Toluca Lake for just over a year, but she’s really traded up.
So what do you get for $3.9-million? Five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a salt-water pool, a spa, a gym, panoramic views of LA, aMore >
As you know, Jeopardy host Alex Trebek had a rather too close encounter last week in a San Francisco hotel bedroom. Today, the alleged intruder, Lucinda Moyers faced a judge and pleaded not guilty.
56-year old Moyers was arrested last Tuesday after she allegedly broke into Alex’s room at San Francisco’s Marriott Marquis hotel at around 3am and stole a purse, wallet, bracelet and some cash.
Alex, 71, and his wife of eleven years, Jean were asleep in the room at the time. When he awoke Moyers tried to escape. Alex then swiftly gave chase, tearing his Achilles tendon as he ran.
The purse andMore >
In an event that could end her career…if she had one, Samantha Ronson, ex-girlfriend of Lindsay Lohan was arrested in Bakersfield, California at 10.30am Monday and has been charged with DUI.
Driving her brand new black Porsche the 33-year old DJ was returning from a gig at the Las Vegas nightclub ‘Lavo’ in the Palazzo Hotel on Sunday night when she was pulled over by the Highway Patrol for speeding.
She was asked to do what’s known among officers as “a roadside blow” — a low-tech breathalyser test which is still quite accurate but not mandatory. She refused and was promptly arrested.More >
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills are the gift that just can’t stop giving – Already embroiled in a messy divorce, Taylor Armstrong and her soon-to-be-ex are now being sued for an alleged million dollar fraud.
In a lawsuit filed yesterday afternoon in L.A’s Superior Court a firm called ‘MyMedicalRecords.com’ claims they hired Russell’s Venture Capital firm ‘Nuway Digital Systems’ to raise money so the bosses could enlarge the business.More >
When the news broke that Frank Darabont had left AMC’s show ‘The Walking Dead’ fans worldwide were stunned. AMC had remained silent on his departure but have finally confirmed Frank’s deputy, Glen Mazarra will head the show from now on.
The network’s bosses say they ‘expected no changes’ to the second season under Glen’s leadership, who is best known for his work on ‘The Shield’ but they remained tight-lipped on why Frank left the show.
“I wanted to give a very heartfelt thank you to Frank Darabont, who is a visionary writer and director,” Joel Stillerman, AMC’s Senior-VP of OriginalMore >
After what seems like six months of negotiations and press leaks sources at Fox are saying a deal is now close to bring Jennifer Lopez back to American Idol. But the price has gone up – She now wants $21-million.
J-Lo’s first contract expired in May and the two sides have been in talks ever since. At the same time J-Lo’s been telling the press she was ‘on the fence’ about a return, which it now seems was just a ploy for more cash. But the deal seems like it’s done;
“We’re in good shape,” Cécile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of ‘Fremantle America,’ which produces ‘Idol,” tells reporters. “No dark cloudsMore >
Spider-Man star, Rhys Ifans has been arrested at Comic Con and now faces charges of battery after an altercation with a female security guard.
Rhys, 44, who plays the villain Dr. Curt Connors [and was once engaged to no less than Sienna Miller,] was due to appear on a guest panel at the convention in San Diego on Friday [his birthday] to promote the movie and his role in it.
Just before the show started Rhys and a few of his circle stepped outside for a smoke, but when they tried to re-enter one of his entourage was found to be lacking the required ID. Rhys swore at the guard, then pushedMore >
From last night’s tense installment of the ‘Real Housewives of New York’ you might think Ramona Singer has life on a plate. And she does – but it wasn’t always like that.
The 54-year old was born in the Hamptons and now has a comfortable life with her jewelry designer husband, Mario and 16-year old daughter Avery. But memories of a stormy upbringing still haunt her;
“I’m a self-made woman,” she tells us. “I was a victim of abuse. I saw my mother get the crap beaten out of her – I’d have to call the police. My father had a drinking problem, and I was on my own from 16.”
And Ramona credits herMore >
In her new role as possibly the single most hated life-form in this nation sources close to Casey Anthony say she had plans to earn at least $5-million after her not-guilty verdict.. But public outrage over the case means she may never see one single dime
Since her acquittal on July 5th the reaction to Casey’s release has been vastly negative, and unrelenting. And the media outlets from whom insiders say Casey was reportedly hoping to profit have since canceled their plans, afraid of the public’s reaction.More >
In a continuing saga that will become either a reality show or a premature death, Nicolas Cage’s son, Weston Cage was arrested at around 5am yesterday for domestic violence. For the second time in a month. And Police say this time he had cuts on his arms.
The troubled 20-year old actor was arrested at the home he shares with new wife, Nikki Williams. He was transported to the local P.D and held all day, only getting free after posting a $50,000 bond.
And sources at the LAPD say they found several cuts on his arms that appeared to be self-inflicted. He was taken to a local hospital where theMore >
Since Simon Fuller created ‘American Idol’ in 2002 it’s made him a very rich man. But he now claims Simon Cowell and Fox owe him millions more for his part in the success of ‘The X-Factor.’
When Simon Cowell launched ‘X-Factor’ in the UK in 2004, Fuller claimed it was a rip-off and sued. Fox worked out a truce in which Cowell got more cash for appearing on ‘Idol,’ but he had to keep ‘X-Factor’ off US screens until this year. And in return for dropping the lawsuit Fuller got a guaranteed piece of the X-Factor pie.
But Fuller now says neither Fox, nor Fremantle – the firm that makes both showsMore >
The story of how the marriage between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver unraveled has filled the headlines for weeks, and now “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” is turning it into a show.
63-year old Arnold and Maria split in May after 25-years together, following revelations of an affair between Arnold and the couple’s long-time housekeeper.
Sources close to the show say they won’t get too close to the true story – the L&O version will concern ‘Andrew Raines,’ a successful philanthropist in his mid-50′s and a member of one of “New York’s royal families” who gets caught in an affairMore >
We reported on Sunday that LA Lakers star and husband of Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom was involved in a car accident while visiting New York, in which a motorcyclist was knocked down and a pedestrian was injured. Well, it’s just been reported the pedestrian died.
Lamar, 31, was in New York on Thursday for a cousin’s funeral and hired a limo service to get around. He was being driven to a barber shop in Jamaica, Queens when the car impacted the bike, sending it and the rider skidding across the street where it hit a 15-year old boy, who was knocked to the ground.More >