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Chris Brown's bodyguard on trial

2014-04-18 12:00

A man accusing singer Chris Brown and his bodyguard of punching him in the face is trying to “get rich” as a result of a bloody nose, a lawyer for the bodyguard says.

Chris Brown taken into custody by federal marshals for trial

2014-04-04 11:20

Chris Brown was taken from his Los Angeles jail cell by the US Marshals Service and will be transported to Washington, DC, for a hearing on a misdemeanor assault charge.

Photographer wants big pay day in Justin Bieber lawsuit

2014-04-02 08:33

A photographer is seeking to boost the potential damages he could win from Justin Bieber in a lawsuit that accuses the singer and a bodyguard of assault.

Scandal actor arrested after altercation at restaurant

2014-03-27 09:57

Columbus Short, a lead actor on the television series Scandal (known in South Africa as The Fixer), was arrested on a felony charge.

Chris Brown kicked out of rehab for touching a woman

2014-03-19 19:00

Chris Brown was reportedly kicked out of rehab for "touching elbows and hands" with a woman, and two other violations of the facility's rules.

Defendant in LA Bling Ring case arrested again

2014-03-18 15:35

A man who pleaded no contest to stealing from Lindsay Lohan and reality star Audrina Patridge has been arrested on suspicion of having a gun.

Chris Pine charged with DUI in New Zealand

2014-03-12 12:05

Hollywood actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the Star Trek movies, has been charged with drunken driving in New Zealand.

Oscar Pistorius TV trial will be a defining moment in broadcast history

2014-02-28 14:04

South African TV and broadcasting experts are calling the broadcast of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial on dedicated television channels and radio "a seminal moment in broadcast history".

A second 24-hour Oscar Pistorius TV channel launching

2014-02-28 12:17

South African viewers are now getting a second 24-hour Oscar Pistorius channel which will be bringing viewers around the clock court and news coverage of the sensational court trial.

Avatar actor Sam Worthington appears before judge

2014-02-27 17:00

Sam Worthington has been arraigned in New York on counts including misdemeanour assault for allegedly punching a photographer, who also was charged in their encounter.

Die Hard director released from jail

2014-02-26 13:57

Die Hard director John McTiernan was released from prison after nearly a year behind bars in connection with a wire-tapping scandal.

Amanda Bynes reaches plea deal in drunk driving case

2014-02-25 16:00

Amanda Bynes has reached a plea deal in her 2012 driving under the influence case, where the initial charges were dropped and she pleaded no contest to a lesser offence.

Coronation Street star William Roache cleared of sex charges

2014-02-06 16:15

A longtime star of the British soap opera Coronation Street has been cleared of multiple charges of sexual assault against young girls.

Judge says Chris Brown should remain in treatment

2014-02-04 14:19

A judge says Chris Brown should remain in a rehabilitation facility and turned down a prosecutor's motion to have the singer jailed over an arrest in Washington, DC last year.

Justin Bieber smoked pot and took Xanax before his arrest

2014-01-31 09:14

Justin Bieber smoked marijuana and took the anti-anxiety drug Xanax before his arrest in Florida last week, police have said.

Lingerie model who met Justin Bieber at a strip club says he is just a 'normal dude'

2014-01-24 22:00

Model Carmen Ortega, who met Justin Bieber at a Miami strip club, claims the singer is actually a sensitive soul and feels under constant pressure to act a certain way.

Justin Bieber's manager breaks silence after the young singer's arrest

2014-01-24 15:11

Justin Bieber's manager Scooter Braun has spoken out for the first time since the singer's arrest saying he "loves" and "cares" for him.

Justin Bieber's arrest is the latest sign of trouble

2014-01-24 11:49

When he debuted five years ago, Justin Bieber was a mop-haired heartthrob, clean cut and charming, but a series of troubling incidents have put his innocent image at risk.

Justin Bieber is reportedly avoiding his mother after arrest

2014-01-24 08:39

Justin Bieber is avoiding his mother Pattie Mallette and the star's manager Scooter Braun has reportedly threatened to quit in the wake of his arrest.

 

Joan Rivers trashes ‘wobbly’ Oscar Pistorius on TV show

2014-04-16 10:20

Comedienne Joan Rivers and host of the weekly Fashion Police on E! Entertainment has critiqued a pair of shoes in the latest episode by trashing Oscar Pistorius, currently on trial for premeditated murder.

Rapper charged with drug possession in Los Angeles

2014-04-04 13:14

Prosecutors have charged Grammy-nominated rapper 2 Chainz with felony drug possession after his arrest last year at Los Angeles International Airport.

Chris Brown's lawyer has asked a judge to block his jail transfer

2014-04-02 09:18

Chris Brown's attorney has asked a judge to block an order that would transfer the jailed singer to Washington, DC, for his upcoming misdemeanour assault trial.

Ex-TV Judge Joe Brown arrested in US

2014-03-25 16:15

The star of the television show Judge Joe Brown has been arrested and charged with five counts of contempt of court.

Justin Bieber claims he was suffering from injured foot at time of arrest

2014-03-19 17:00

According to new documents, Justin Bieber's inability to walk in a straight line for police during his DUI arrest could have been due to an injured foot.

Justin Bieber gets May trial date in Florida case

2014-03-12 13:04

A 5 May trial date has been set for Justin Bieber in the Florida case charging him with driving under the influence, resisting arrest and possessing an invalid driver's licence.

Judge orders Justin Bieber video to be released with blackouts

2014-03-05 09:25

Remaining police video clips of Justin Bieber after his January arrest will be made public with sensitive portions blacked out to protect the singer's privacy, a judge has ruled.

DStv’s Oscar Pistorius trial TV channel ‘won’t be tabloid’

2014-02-28 12:40

DStv's dedicated Oscar Pistorius trial TV channel starting on Sunday will be a serious, analytical and current affairs TV channel and won’t skew tabloid, MultiChoice and Carte Blanche are promising.

Carte Blanche to broadcast another Oscar Pistorius TV special

2014-02-28 11:51

Carte Blanche will devote the entire edition of the magazine show on Sunday to an hour long TV special about Oscar Pistorius before the paralympic athlete's murder trial starts on Monday.

Metal singer admits to hiring someone to kill his wife

2014-02-26 22:00

The lead singer of Grammy-nominated metal band As I Lay Dying has pleaded guilty to to trying to hire someone to kill his estranged wife.

Big Brother SA contestant to present DStv’s Oscar trial coverage

2014-02-26 09:54

The inclusion of a former Big Brother South Africa reality contestant as a presenter for MultiChoice’s upcoming Oscar Pistorius murder trial TV channel on DStv is raising eyebrows.

Judge sets deadline for Justin Bieber video objections

2014-02-25 08:56

A Florida judge has set a Wednesday afternoon deadline for Justin Bieber's lawyers to file objections to the release of police video taken after the singer's arrest.

2 members of punk band Pussy Riot held in Sochi

2014-02-18 12:45

A Russian human rights activist says two members of the punk band Pussy Riot have been detained near the Olympics in downtown Sochi for theft.

Prosecutors consider vandalism case against Justin Bieber

2014-02-07 10:15

Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators have presented evidence to prosecutors for a possible felony vandalism case against Justin Bieber.

Justin Bieber gets March trial date for Miami arrest

2014-02-05 17:00

Justin Bieber has a trial date next month in Miami for his recent arrest on charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an invalid licence.

Police will not investigate Nigella Lawson drug admission

2014-01-28 19:00

British police have decided not to investigate celebrity cook and author Nigella Lawson for admitting illegal drug use in a recent court case.

Liberace lover to spend 8 to 20 years in prison

2014-01-24 18:00

A former lover of Liberace, who was the subject HBO film Behind The Candelabra, has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in prison for failing another court-ordered drug test.

Seth Rogen slams Justin Bieber on Twitter

2014-01-24 11:50

Seth Rogen has slammed Justin Bieber on Twitter following his arrest in Miami, but Lady Gaga has urged her fans to support the young singer and his fans.

Justin Bieber admits to drug, alcohol binge before drag race

2014-01-23 17:43

Police in Miami Beach say pop singer Justin Bieber admitted to consuming alcohol, smoking marijuana and taking prescription drugs, before his arrest.

 
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