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The first “alien Earth” planet is likely to be spotted next year, according to astronomers.
An epic discovery that would cause humanity to reassess its place in the universe, the feat is believed to be possible, even likely, by scientists in 2013.
Researchers have honed in on a number of exoplanets in recent years that share key traits with our own world, such as size or inferred surface temperature.
They have yet to bag a bona fide “alien Earth.” But just wait, scientists say.
“I’m very positive that the first Earth twin will be discovered next year,” said Abel Mendez of theMore >
Lindsay Lohan’s maligned publicist Steve Honig has called it quits amid one public relations disaster after another from the downwardly spiraling starlet.
“He’s resigned as Lindsay’s publicist Wednesday night,” a source tells E! News.
Honig, however, declined to elaborate on why he’s decided throw in the towel.
“I’m not discussing this out of respect for my client,” he said of his ex-client.
Employed by LiLo for a year and a half, Honig has earned every penny.
Under his watch, Lindsay Lohan …
- … headed down the path to financial ruin
- … passed out in a hotel room at
A Florida judge delayed his decision today on whether to let George Zimmerman out of jail on bond a second time. Meanwhile, both prosecutors and the man accused of murdering Trayvon Martin and laid out elements of their case at the bond hearing.
Judge Kenneth Lester revoked Zimmerman’s $150,000 bond earlier this month, believing the defendant and wife Shellie Zimmerman intentionally tried to mislead the court about their financial situation in April so he would be granted bond.
Zimmerman denies lying and wants the $150,000 reinstated.
The pair did notMore >
He was best known for grabbing rebounds, but now former NBA star Dennis Rodman could use an assist. In life.
An Orange County court commissioner told the Hall of Famer yesterday that he will be held in contempt – and face 20 days in prison – over the $860,376 in child/spousal support he owes his ex-wife.
Rodman has until May 29 to come up with the money, but it could be a problem says his financial advisor, Peggy Williams. She claims her client is broke.
“In all honesty, Dennis, although a very sweet person, is an alcoholic,” Williams tells The Los Angeles Times of Rodman. “His sicknessMore >
Remember Ted Williams? The Man with the Golden Voice? The guy who sky-rocketed to fame because he has a deep voice and because America is obsessed with rewarding those who don’t actually accomplish anything?
And who then ended up in rehab a few weeks later?
Entertainment Tonight tracked Williams down this week and aired a feature that updated viewers on the former homeless man’s status. Apparently he’s now clean and living in a condo with his girlfriend! Good for him! Watch for more:
Read the original here: Ted Williams: Where Is He Now?
Bow Wow may not be Lil Bow Wow anymore, but he’s in a Lil trouble with the federal government over some back taxes. Like more than 90 grand worth.
A tax lien filed in Florida by the U.S. government says the rapper owes Uncle Sam $91,105.61 to be exact for unpaid taxes dating back to the year 2006.
Bow Wow took to his blog to dispute the report of his financial troubles, calling it “not true,” and advising his fans not to believe celebrity gossip outlets.
“We all know not to believe anything that the media writes or blogs,” Bow Wow wrote. “It’s their job to entertain the minds of theMore >
Casey Anthony’s True Hollywood Story special airs tonight on E! In advance of this epic event, the network has released a two-and-a-half minute trailer for her THS.
In it, her former boyfriends, attorneys, journalists and others speak about the woman whose captivated a nation. A brief synopsis of the behind-the-scenes special:
- Casey seemed like a nice person and good mom, but preferred partying.
- Caylee Anthony was cute and smart.
Bottom line: Anthony may have been found not guilty of murder, but E! is definitely guilty of sickening exploitation. Check out the trailer and commentMore >
A coroner has ruled out foul play, but John Ann Hotchkiss – the mother of Russell Armstrong – has confirmed in a new interview: “We want a murder investigation. We will do whatever is necessary to proceed.”
Hotchkiss simply can’t fathom that Russell would take his own life – she says he was “warm and personable” and “loved his children to a fault” – and believes his financial struggles left him open to a “set up.”
“No one is accusing Bravo,” Hotchkiss clarifies to Us Weekly. “We think someone conspired to have him murdered and it is open as to who did it.”More >
Matt Hardy, a former WWE star known for his high-flying arsenal of moves, has been arrested for making a mistake on the ground. Namely: driving while intoxicated.
The wrestler smashed his Corvette into a tree in North Carolina in Saturday and was subsequent taken into custody because authorities believed he was drunk. We’re awaiting the toxicology report, but Hardy’s mug shot practically renders it unnecessary…
Hardy, who teamed with brother Jeff to form one of the most exciting tag teams in WWE history, had been working for TNA Wrestling. Sources say he’s been let go following thisMore >
The Man with the Golden Voice is now the man with a legal beef.
Ted Williams, the homeless individual who skyrocketed to fame because of his deep voice (click play, below) has filed a lawsuit against three men he claims ripped him off.
Referring to Zev Suissa, Randy Thomas and Joe Cipriano as the defendants, the suit states this threesome took advantage of Ted’s status an alcoholic. He signed a deal with them that Williams now says was “one-sided, onerous, burdensome, non-negotiated and blatantly unfair.” It gave them a wad of hisMore >
More information has come out regarding the suicide of Russell Armstrong, including a chilling statement he allegedly made to his mother not long before hanging himself on Monday night.
In an interview on HLN, Russell’s mother, John Ann Hotchkiss, tells host Jane Velez-Mitchell that her son confided in her just a couple weeks ago. Referring to his financial difficulties and allegations of abuse against his wife – all of which would be featured this fall on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills – Armstrong said:
Mom, they’re just going to crucify me this season… I don’t know what to do. I’llMore >
The Real Housewives of New York City just wrapped up yet another dramatic season. But might it have been a tad TOO dramatic?
Insiders say the life on set reached a new low this year, from insulting Tweets to Moroccan brawls to incidents not seen on camera.
“Things have gotten so bad that producers are worried that this cast can no longer film together,” a source says“All the ladies have long memories and will not let the smallest thing go. The level of hatred at the moment is so high that it’s toxic and all consuming… it’s just petty and sad.”
One particular source of contention?More >
This week on The Real Housewives of New York City, the Moroccan adventure began and there seemed to be a contest for who could be the ugliest American.
Join THG for its +/- recap, with points awarded for the worst behavior! Yes, since these are the Real Housewives, inappropriate and ridiculous are positive …
The first group headed to Morocco included Luann, Jill, Kelly, and Cindy. The four behaved themselves, more or less and arriving without incident. Minus 5 each.
Luann made certain the staff greeted her properly as Countess de Lesseps. Oh, that Countess title just never gets old. PlusMore >
Former baseball all-star Lenny Dykstra was arrested last night after being targeted by federal agents for embezzling more than $400,000 … from himself.
According to the U.S. Attorney in L.A. … Lenny arrested by local authorities and later charged with one felony count of embezzling from a bankrupt estate.
Officials claim Dykstra, who filed for bankruptcy in 2009, “stole and destroyed more than $400,000 worth of property in the estate.” That sounds illegal!
Who embezzles stuff from himself while under federal surveillance?
Dykstra is not legally allowed to sell off any of the items thatMore >