April 23, 2014

Conrad Murray found guilty of Michael Jackson manslaughter

Being a celebrity doctor is not looking so cool for Conrad now.

Michael Jackson's personal physician, Dr Conrad Murray, has been found guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of the star by a jury in Los Angeles. A panel of seven men and five women took two days of deliberation to reach a verdict. Michael Jackson died on 25 June 2009 from an overdose of the … [Read more...]

Ozzy Osbourne ‘trashed hotel room with dead shark’

Doves, bats and even sharks. Kermit you are in serious danger here mate.

Ozzy Osbourne once soaked a hotel room in shark's blood while on tour with Black Sabbath according to former bandmate Toni Iommi. Iommi admits at the height of the band's hellraising days Ozzy decided to go crazy with a dead shark because the group weren't excited by drugs anymore. Ok I get that. … [Read more...]

Conrad Murray trial for Michael Jackson manslaughter begins

Yes Conrad you have every right to look a bit nervous at the start of your trial. Some of your actions on the day of Michaels death we will class as unusual.

Conrad Murray, the personal doctor to Michael Jackson has gone on trial in Los Angeles, charged with involuntary manslaughter of the singer. Prosecutors say he acted with "gross negligence" and gave Jackson a lethal dose of the sedative propofol, on the night he died in June 2009. The defence … [Read more...]

Cuba to Florida swim attempt stopped by jellyfish

Diana Nyad at the start of her record attempt.

US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad has abandoned her attempt to swim 103 miles from Cuba to Florida, after being stung by a dangerous jellyfish. Doctors warned that another sting from a Portuguese Man-Of-War could be life-threatening so Nyad pulled the plug after covering 49 miles following her … [Read more...]

Scarlett Johansson nude photo leak investigated by FBI

In Hollywood nothing seems to be private anymore.

The FBI is investigating computer hacking attacks on celebrities after nude photos of Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Alba were posted online. The FBI said it was investigating "the person or groups responsible for a series of computer intrusions involving high-profile figures". Hacked photos … [Read more...]

Hypersonic test plane disappears over the Pacific

The HTV-2 Falcon doing its thing in an artists impression. Looks like an arrow head that has lost its shaft.

The Falcon Hypersonic Technology Vehicle (HTV-2) has disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean today. US military scientists launched the hypersonic aircraft from California aboard a Minotaur IV rocket. The Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) says the unmanned test was … [Read more...]

Original star Marg Helgenberger leaving CSI

Not sure how much longer the show will continue without Marg. 12 seasons is a long time in TV land.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation star Marg Helgenberger has said she plans to leave the long-running crime drama at the end of the next season. Helgenberger,52, made the announcement that the upcoming 12th season will be her last, at a Television Critics Association press conference in Los … [Read more...]

Grease actress Annette Charles dies

Annette and John dance up a storm.

US Actress Annette Charles, who played Cha Cha DiGregorio, in the hit film Grease, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 63. The actress, who also starred in TV series Gunsmoke and The Bionic Woman, was suffering from cancer. As Cha Cha, she stole the limelight dancing the hand jive with … [Read more...]

Victoria and David Beckham name new daughter Harper Seven

Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham has given birth to a girl called 'Harper Seven'at 0755 today by caesarean section at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. Harper Seven Beckham weighed in at 7lbs 10oz and "David and Victoria are delighted" according to their spokesperson. David Beckham, 36, and Victoria, 37, … [Read more...]

William and Kate do Hollywood

William and Kate looking every bit the Hollywood celebrities arrive at the gala dinner in Los Angeles.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have done the Hollywood thing, mingling with stars at a dinner in Los Angeles in the final stages of their North American tour. The dinner held at the Belasco theatre was a Bafta showcase of up and coming British film industry talent. Event staff were decked … [Read more...]

Thousands welcome Prince William and Catherine to Canada

Hello Canada!! greetings from Mother England.

Prince William and Catherine Middleton have arrived in Canada for their first official trip abroad. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge headed straight to the National War Memorial after landing in Canadian military plane at Ottawa's international airport. They met Prime Minister Stephen … [Read more...]

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries getting married in August

I hope that Kris and I will be very happy, but if we are not at least it will make great television.

Kim Kardashian getting married to her fiancee, Kris Humphries in early August according to reports. The reality TV star recently got engaged to the basketballer and the couple have told family and friends they will be tying the knot in just over two months time. The usual 'un-named' source … [Read more...]

Crystal Harris pulls plug on wedding to Hugh Hefner

Of course I would still love Hugh even if he were a penniless tramp.

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has been dumped by his 25-year-old fiancee, Crystal Harris only days out from their lavish wedding at the Playboy mansion in Los Angeles. On her website, Crystal Harris wrote that she had taken the decision "after much deep reflection and thought". We are unsure if … [Read more...]

Protest against ‘Wellywood’ sign gathers momentum

The Wellywood sign - a regional finalist in the daft idea of the year awards.

Protesters outraged Wellington Airport's plan to erect a giant 'Wellywood' sign are promising to "blockade" Wellington Airport tonight. The 30 metre long, 8 metre high sign that mimic's the 'Hollywood' sign in Los Angeles is due to be erected in June on a hillside next to Wellington … [Read more...]

Schwarzenegger love child admission last straw for Shriver

Look Maria, just because the kid looks like me and calls me daddy doesn't neccessarily mean I am the father.

Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has admitted fathering a child with a woman who has worked in his household staff for 20 years. Earlier this month Schwartzenegger and his wife Maria Shriver announced they were separating after 25 years of marriage. "After leaving the … [Read more...]