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|Marilyn Manson filed divorce documents listing the date of his separation from Dita Von Teese as Halloween, not Christmas Eve, as she claimed in her filing. Manson also is seeking to block spousal support and is requesting that Von Teese pay her own attorney fees. Both halves of the couple are citing irreconcilable
differences as the reason for the split.
Mamas and the Papas singer Denny Doherty died Friday at his home outside of Toronto after a short illness, according to his sister. He was 66.
|A spokesperson for Britney Spears' record label is denying rumors that the mother-of-two is pregnant again.
James Brown's will, which was filed in a South Carolina court Thursday, named six of his children, but omitted his five-year-old son with Tomi Rae Hynie, as well as Hynie herself. The
document was signed 10 months before the child's birth and more than a year before Brown married Hynie, a union that was later nullified because she was still married to another man at the time.
Christina Aguilera, Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood, Mary J. Blige, and Ludacris are slated to perform at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 11, where they are all nominated in multiple categories.
Usher was found guilty of speeding in a July 4 incident, where he was pulled over in Georgia for driving 103 mph. The R&B star was sentenced to 20 hours of community service and fined $425.
Kelly Clarkson is partnering with NASCAR for the 2007 season in a comprehensive deal that involves her headlining the Nextel Tribute to America concert before the Daytona 500, shooting a promotional TV spot, serving as ambassador for NASCAR-related charitable causes, and performing at NASCAR's annual Champions Banquet.
Ted Nugent reportedly offended some attendees of Texas Governor Rick Perry's inaugural ball by performing in a Confederate flag T-shirt, used machine guns as props, and shouted offensive remarks about non-English speakers. A spokesman for the governor downplayed the incident.
Foxy Brown, who was sentenced to anger management classes and probation in October after she copped to getting violent in a nail salon, received a positive probation report Wednesday during a progress report hearing. The rapper is next scheduled to report to court on March 15.
James Blunt plans to move to an exclusive Swiss ski resort, local officials said Wednesday. According to Reuters, Patrick Messeiller, director of tourism for Verbier, confirmed a report in the Swiss daily Le Matin that Blunt, who is a frequent visitor to the mountain village, had registered with the tax office there.
|Kevin Federline will star in a Super Bowl commercial for Nationwide Insurance as part of the company's "Life Comes at You Fast" campaign. According to a release from the company, viewers will believe they are watching a Federline rap video, at which point the ad takes a "funny, surprise twist."
The Dreamgirls soundtrack topped the Billboard 200 for the second week in a row, despite selling only 60,000 copies, a figure that set a new record for the lowest sales total of a number one record since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking data in 1991. The previous record was also held by the soundtrack, which sold only 66,000 copies last week
in order to secure the number one slot.
Katharine McPhee will guest star in an episode of Web sensation Lonelygirl15 on Friday, just days ahead of the release of her debut album, which hits stores on Jan. 30. A song from the album will be used as background music in the Webisode, though McPhee won't be seen singing.
Diana Ross told David Letterman on Tuesday's "Late Show" that she's been too busy to catch a showing of Dreamgirls, the film loosely based on her own experiences as a young singer in Motown. Ross will, however, be making time to appear as a mentor on "American Idol" in March.
R. Kelly dropped a legal challenge against the town of Olympia Fields, Illinois, in which he claimed the community improperly denied him the right to build a guardhouse outside his mansion. The town, which does not allow guardhouses, previously sued Kelly for building the structure without a permit.
Keith Urban officially checked out of rehab and reuniting with Nicole Kidman at a Golden Globes party in Los Angeles Monday night, People reports. After three months in treatment, the country star is ready to get back to work, with plans to kick off a world tour in Europe this April.
The Humane Society revealed that Jay-Z's Rocawear clothing line continues to sell garments containing raccoon dog fur while claiming to use only faux fur, despite being advised of the critter content last month.
After numerous delays, a judge ordered jury selection to begin March 19 in the trial of Phil Spector, who was indicted for murder in the February 2003 shooting death of actor Lana Clarkson at his home in Alhambra, California.
Diddy will hold open auditions for the fourth installment of MTV's "Making the Band," beginning Wednesday in Los Angeles. After creating girl group Danity Kane in "Making the Band 3," the hip-hop mogul is looking to form a boy band this time around.
Michael Jackson settled a lawsuit filed by a Beverly Hills pharmacy that claimed he racked up more than $100,000 in unpaid bills for prescription drugs during the past two years. Jackson's spokeswoman Raymone Bain stated the bill has now been paid and that the issue stemmed from problems with Jackson's former business managers, against whom the entertainer filed
suit last month.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources