Jeremy Piven is expected to show up for his Actor's Equity hearing tomorrow to determine whether his "mercury poisoning" excuse was totally made up, duh. The biggest hole in Piven's defense? His exhaustively documented partying.
Terrence Howard was the sole celebrity to raise a fist voice in solidarity with accused Rhianna-beater Chris Brown—a sympathetic stance that might have something to do with his previous arrest for wife-beating in 2001.
Justifiably, semi-apologies and awards-season censure aren't going far enough to repair Miley Cyrus's SlantyGate-poisoned reputation among Asians. It's going to take a lot more — like $4 billion more — to achieve litigated peace.
The Rihanna/Chris Brown case continues to get complicated: the district attorney may have a weak case based on the criminal threats charge, but information from Rihanna herself could bring new accusations.
Questions are continuing to pile up in the Chris Brown/Rihanna dispute, including debate over whether there was a deadly weapon involved and speculation that a second felony charge could be coming down the pike.
The moody pop/performance-art troupe Coldplay is getting ready for one of the biggest weekends of its career, rehearsing Grammy acceptance speeches even as its members prepare to dodge Joe Satriani's legal wrath.
"Basically he wasn't under the influence," the Coroner's Office told reporters today after releasing the Scott Ruffalo toxicology report findings . Still, "faint traces" of cocaine, alcohol and morphine were detected.
So the mystery $25 million document at the center of the John Travolta extortion case was a waiver, relieving emergency services from any liability had Travolta opted to airlift his son to a Florida hospital.