Archive for the ‘Celebrities’ Category

Ricki Lake and Children Escape Fire at Rental Home

Actress and former talk-show host Ricki Lake, along with her two sons and their dog, safely made it out of their Malibu rental home as it went up in flames Saturday morning. A rep for Lake tells ET the wooden house burned quickly and was destroyed by the fire. Lake lost many personal items but is grateful that everyone is okay, the rep says, adding that the star is currently with friends after the traumatic experience. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department tells us that firemen responded to a 911 call from the home, during which the caller explained that a couch was on fire. Read More »

Dr. Drew: Give Lindsay Lohan a Chance!

"Celebrity Rehab" doctor at large, Drew Pinsky, says Lindsay Lohan's Friday evening tweets about substance abuse indicate to him that she's in touch with her problem. Retweeting Lohan's comment that "substance abuse is a disease, which unfortunately doesn't go away over night," Dr. Drew issued his own reaction via Twitter on Saturday, writing, "She gets it now. Give her a chance & some time." Lohan admitted that she failed her most recent court-ordered drug test and said she's prepared to face the consequences. Read More »

Lindsay Lohan Tweets: I Failed My Drug Test

Lindsay Lohan tweeted Friday night that she had failed a drug test. Several messages were posted on the actress' Twitter account Friday night that read, in total, "Regrettably, I did in fact fail my most recent drug test and if I am asked, I am prepared to appear before judge Fox next week as a result. "Substance abuse is a disease, which unfortunately doesn't go away over night. I am working hard to overcome it and am taking positive steps Read More »

Paris Hilton Strikes Plea Deal in Drug-Possession Case

Paris Hilton will reportedly plead guilty on Monday to two misdemeanors following her arrest last month for alleged possession of a controlled substance in Las Vegas. The socialite is expected to plead guilty to misdemeanor drug possession and misdemeanor obstructing an officer, and she'll be sentenced to a year of probation, reports the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which acquired a copy of Hilton's plea deal. The deal also reportedly stipulates that Hilton has to complete a substance-abuse program, pay a $2,000 fine and perform 200 hours of community service. Read More »

Video: Katy Perry and Russell Brand Leave Police Station

Within hours after Russell Brand was taken into custody after a citizen's arrest by a photographer, he and fiancée Katy Perry were spotted being driven away from a police station. spotted the couple riding away in a black SUV. Russell was released on $20,000 bail on Friday after being arrested on suspicion of battery after an alleged run-in with the photographer at LAX. Watch video of the alleged incident here. Read More »

New Details: Russell Brand’s Booking Sheet

ET has obtained the police booking sheet for actor Russell Brand, who was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of battery following a citizen's arrest by a photographer earlier Friday. According to the document, Russell was released on $20,000 bail after being booked on a misdemeanor charge. The 'Arthur' star's next court date will be October 15. Read More »

Katy Perry Tells Photogs: ‘Don’t [Bleep] with the Brands’

Katy Perry is coming to her fiancé Russell Brand's defense in the aftermath of his run-in with photographers at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday. "If you cross the line & try [and] put a lens up my dress, my fiancé will do his job & protect me. #standbyyourman #don't[expletive]withtheBrands," Perry tweeted Friday evening. The couple was swarmed by photogs as they entered the airport earlier in the day, and Brand began shoving select shutterbugs out of the way when they got too close for his liking. Read More »

Raw Video: Russell Brand Has Run-In with Paps at LAX

Watch the drama unfold as Russell Brand takes on the paparazzi gauntlet while he and fiancee Katy Perry make their way into LAX airport in Los Angeles Friday afternoon. In the video, the paparazzi is seen converging on the popular couple as they make their way from their vehicle into the airport. As the photographers get too close, the 'Get Him to the Greek' and 'Arthur' star begins shoving select paps out of the way, even swiping at one's camera. Russell was subsequently placed under citizen's arrest by a photographer and taken into custody on suspicion of battery by police. He was later booked by the LAPD and released on his own recognizance. Read More »

Russell Brand Arrested by Photographer

Russell Brand, star of the upcoming 'Arthur' remake, was placed under citizen's arrest at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday afternoon after having an alleged run-in with a photographer while walking through the airport with fiancee Katy Perry. ET has learned that Los Angeles Airport Police responded to a report of alleged battery involving a celebrity and a photographer. The victim involved in the alleged incident placed Brand under private person's arrest, and airport police took Brand into custody on suspicion of battery. Read More »

Report: Lindsay Lohan Fails Drug Test

Lindsay Lohan recently failed a court-ordered drug test, a source tells She could face 30 days in jail as a result, the site says. A spokesperson for the L.A. District Attorney had no comment, and Lohan's attorney Shawn Chapman Holley wasn't immediately available for comment, reports. Read More »