Mandy Moore fractured her ankle while jumping off a boat for a Self magazine shoot at the end of February, her rep told People. The singer is gracing the cover of the June issue.
Former Creed frontman Scott Stapp has settled a lawsuit against World Wide Red Light District, after suing the company for distributing video footage of a sexual encounter he and Kid Rock had with groupies on board a tour bus in 1999, his lawyer said. The company has agreed to stop circulating the footage and to pay Stapp undisclosed damages.
A Manhattan judge has tossed out a $1.5 million lawsuit filed against Beyoncé Knowles and her mother, Tina, by Icon Entertainment CEO Greg Walker, who had alleged that the twosome stiffed him on his fee for brokering a $15 million deal for their House of Dereon fashion line by paying him only $110,000. Meanwhile,
Beyoncé will launch her North American tour July 6 in New Orleans and continuing with dates across the U.S. and Canada into September.
The Supreme Court declined Monday to revisit a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a woman who claims she was raped by James Brown at gunpoint in 1988 while working as his publicist. A federal court initially dismissed the lawsuit in 2005 and an appeals court upheld the judge's decision last year. Brown died Christmas Day 2006 at age 73.
Barry Manilow is now selling five types of wine and a variety of herbal teas through his online store at manilow.com.
Marie Osmond and her husband, Brian Blosil, are divorcing after more than 20 years of marriage but maintaining "a very amicable relationship," they said Friday. The couple has raised eight children together, including five adopted kids and a son from Osmond's previous marriage.
Heather Mills became emotional during a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest on Tuesday when a listener called in to apologize for judging her unfairly based on negative press reports. "I could have gone down that path of lowering myself to everyone else's level and proving my innocence but all I did was fall in love with somebody madly and gave up my life for seven years," a
vindicated Mills said. "If I was a gold digger I'd be a very wealthy woman now and I'm not."
Melanie Brown, a.k.a. the former Scary Spice, delivered a "completely healthy" baby girl Tuesday morning, her rep confirmed to People. Brown has said ex-boyfriend Eddie Murphy is her daughter's father, but he disputes that claim, indicating he will demand paternity testing before accepting any parental responsibilities.
Police have issued arrest warrants for country singer Billy Joe Shaver after he allegedly shot and wounded a man outside a Texas bar in self-defense Saturday night, his attorney said. The singer reportedly attempted to turn himself in Monday night but was not arrested because police did not have a record of the warrants.
The Hollywood Hills home of Duran Duran bass guitarist John Taylor was burglarized Monday and several items, including a safe, were taken, police said. Taylor and his family were in England at the time of the break-in, which was discovered by household staff.
A spokesman for Keith Richards claims the Rolling Stones guitarist was joking when he told NME he once snorted a mixture of his father's ashes and cocaine. "File under April Fool's joke," the rep said Wednesday.
Prosecutors in Phil Spector's murder trial have asked a judge to allow testimony from the record producer's former assistant, Devra Robitaille, who told investigators that Spector pointed a gun at her head in two separate incidents decades ago. In court documents filed Tuesday, the district attorney argues that the testimony demonstrates a "long history of gun-related violence directed at
women" and should be admitted.
James Brown's self-proclaimed fourth wife, Tomi Rae Hynie, has selected a special guardian she wants appointed for her son, a necessary step before a DNA test can be done to prove his paternity, her attorney said. The trustees of Brown's estate have already presented a list of attorneys to serve as the guardian; Hynie requested that Charleston attorney Stephen M. Slotchiver be appointed.
Christie Brinkley is putting on sale the four-bedroom, two-bath Long Island home she shared with estranged husband Peter Cook for $4.9 million. Meanwhile, TMZ reports that Britney Spears is slashing the price on the seven-bedroom Malibu home she shared with Kevin Federline. The property was originally placed on the market for $13.5 million and is now listed at a
mere $11.9 million.
Michael Jackson is considering legal action to halt the sale of more than 1,100 Jackson family items at an auction in Las Vegas next month, his rep said. The reclusive entertainer was apparently unaware that memorabilia belonging to him was among the items on the block...including his gold record for Thriller.
A judge has ruled that Whitney Houston's marriage to Bobby Brown will officially end on Apr. 24, and that she will get custody of their 14-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina. Brown did not attend Wednesday's hearing, but an attorney for the R&B singer is vowing to appeal the custody ruling.
NBC and VH1 will air the Concert for Diana, taking place on Princess Diana's birthday on July 1, at London's Wembley Stadium. Performers including Elton John and Duran Duran are slated to participate in the event, which is billed as a "celebration of the life of the Princess of Wales."
James Iha told Rolling Stone that he will not be participating in the upcoming Smashing Pumpkins reunion tour and that he is currently working on a solo record.
Gary Glitter is planning to seek amnesty during Vietnam's Liberation Day celebrations this month, his attorney said Friday. The former glam rocker was convicted of molesting two young girls last year and is scheduled for release in August.