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David Bowie is dead at 69

David Bowie Passes Away

David Bowie passed away on 10 January 2016, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of the album, Blackstar.

Bowie’s producer Tony Visconti issue a statement saying:  “He always did what he wanted to do. And he wanted to do it his way and he wanted to do it the best way. His death was no different from his life – a work of Art. He made Blackstar for us, his parting gift. I knew for a year this was the way it would be. I wasn’t, however, prepared for it. He was an extraordinary man, full of love and life. He will always be with us. For now, it is appropriate to cry.” – Tony Visconti

Fans Pay Tribute to David Bowie

Thousands of David Bowie fans paid emotional tributes to the star today following his death, setting up impromptu shrines all across the world.

The iconic singer, whose new album came out just last week, died from liver cancer aged 69 in New York City yesterday surrounded by his family.

And only a week ago he sent frequent collaborator Brian Eno a farewell email saying: ‘Thank you for our good times, Brian, they will never rot.’

Following an outpouring of grief from celebrities, public figures and music fans, several significant sites in Europe and the US were transformed into memorials for the rocker, who had secretly battled illness for 18 months and was said to have suffered six heart attacks in the past few years.

His childhood home in South London, his apartment building in New York, a Dutch museum hosting a Bowie exhibition and the spot where the Ziggy Stardust album cover was captured were among the areas to host vigils.

Several fans burst into tears while laying flowers at a mural dedicated to the star in his birthplace of Brixton, with many saying his death – which was announced this morning – felt like losing someone close to them.

Bowie’s passing came just three days after the release of a music video which featured chilling footage of the singer confined to a hospital bed with his eyes covered by a bandage.  Read more here

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Britney Spears Cheesecake Factory Incident

Britney Spears Cheesecake FactoryBritney Spears dines and dashes….It wasn’t  intentional though so all you Britney Spears haters can just cut her some slack.

Spears and her boyfriend David Lucado, were dining at the Cheesecake Factory in Thousand Oaks where they both had an an appetizer and a salad.

The total bill was $30.00

When the waitress brought the check, Britney said that her security guy would pay the bill.  Apparently there was some miscommunication because, Spears and her beau left the restaurant and so did the security guard……”WITHOUT PAYING.”

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It was a totally unintentional misunderstanding.  Celebrity Gossip websites are going to have a field day with this one. It was a horrible mistake and Spears reportedly feels awful for the incident.  Just a bad case of he thought she thought.  I mean…she’s worth $50 million and I seriously doubt she would intentionally skip.  This needs to be chalked up as “Whoops…I won’t do it again!”

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Actor Mickey Rooney Dies at 96

mickey rooney diesMickey Rooney, whose roller-coaster, nine-decade career in show business included vaudeville, silent films, movies, television and Broadway, died Sunday. He was 93.

Rooney died in California, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office said.

 Rooney’s career spanned almost the entire history of motion pictures. He made his first film, the silent “Not to Be Trusted,” in 1926 and followed it up with several shorts based on the “Mickey McGuire” comic strip. He was still making movies nine decades later, including “Night at the Museum” (2006) and “The Muppets” (2011).

Hollywood has unfortunately become a memory. It’s nothing but a sign on the side of a hill.  QUOTE ˜Mickey Rooney

 At the time of his death, he had three more films in the works, according to the Internet Movie Database, including a version of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” with Margaret O’Brien.

 Rooney had just completed his last movie role in the next installment of “Night at the Museum” with Ben Stiller.

 “He led a full life but did not have enough time to finish all he had planned to do. He had the time of his life and the utmost respect for the cast and crew,” his son Mark Rooney said in a statement to CNN Monday.

Justin Bieber Finds Trouble in Atlanta

Justin Bieber finds trouble in Atlanta

Well it did’t take long for  pop Justin Bieber to find trouble in Atlanta.  As we reported last week…Bieber has rented the spaceship estate which belongs to music producer Dallas Austin.  

Now TMZ.com is reporting that one of his security guards and a driver are under arrest for stealing a photographers  camera at a fun house.

According to the celebrity gossip website…Justin rented out an amusement park Tuesday afternoon, and while he was inside, law enforcement tells us a member of his security team went outside to his Escalade and told waiting paparazzi to stay cool because Justin was about to come out.

The security guy got into it with one of the photographers, grabbed his camera and handed it to the driver.  It was then  that the security guy  allegedly jumped in the car and told the driver to take off.

Cops found the Escalade at the Austin estate.  They  searched it for the camera, which they located inside.

The guard and the driver were arrested for FELONY theft.  The photographer’s camera was valued  at $10K.

Law enforcement sources say cops removed 2 backpacks from the Escalade, but one law enforcement source tells us they didn’t find any contraband.

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Lil Za Arrested During Raid on Justin Bieber’s Home

There’s new  turn of events in the Justin Bieber non-poached egg throwing incident  and it appears that the latest Lil Za arrested during raid at Justin Biebers findings may just open up a “whole new can of worms” for the trouble singer and his entourage.

According to sources,  while police were executing a felony search warrant in connection with Bieber’s egg attack on his neighbor.   During the search inside Bieber’ s Calabasas home they found and confiscated a powdered substance and some Xanax which they believe belonged to his friend LilZa who they charged for  possession of felony. 

Officials said that Bieber was “not connected” to the drugs that were found.

They are reportedly testing the substance which they think is  probably Molly … a form of Ecstasy or cocaine.

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Note:  MDMA is an empathogenic drug of the phenethylamine and amphetamine classes of drugs. MDMA has become widely known as “ecstasy”, usually referring to its street form, although this term may also include the presence of possible adulterants.

COMMON & BRAND NAMES:   Ecstasy; E,  X, XTC, Rolls, Beans, Adam, Molly

If they determine that the illegal  substance is  Molly (MDMA),the penalty for ecstasy isn’t as harsh as cocaine possession.  Lil Za, the younger brother of Lil Twist  could face 3 years in  prison.  Possession of MDMA is much less, about 1 year.

The egging incident…On Thursday, January 09, Eleven Los Angeles County Sheriff’s patrol cars arrived on the scene early Tuesday with a felony search warrant in connection with the incident from Thursday in which the Biebs’ next door neighbor claimed that Justin pelted his house with eggs.

Bieber is a suspect in a vandalism investigation and he was reportedly held in his garage during the search. Unnamed sources said deputies were looking for any evidence that would link Bieber to the egging, including other eggs in the house or video from the night of the incident.

Justin Bieber's Calabasas House

The neighbor claimed that Bieber hit his house with no less than 20 eggs. Though the initial police report described the incident as a misdemeanor, the neighbor has claimed damage in excess of $20,000, which could bump the incident up to a felony. Bieber’s spokespeople have not commented on the latest flap with his neighbor.

Lil Twist whose real name is Christopher Lynn Moore  was born January 11, 1993.  He is a rapper from Dallas, Texas. He is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment.  On July 11, 2013 Lil Twist was arrested for DUI in Calabasas, California. He was driving Justin Bieber’s Fisker Karma and was alleged to be going between 60 and 70 mph in a 30 mph zone.

Kanye West Assaults Teen in Beverly Hills

Kanye West has reportedly assaulted an 18-year-old guy inside the waiting room of a chiropractor’s office according to the celebrity gossip site TMZ.com.

Kanye West allegedly attacked an 18-year-old man after he got into an argument with the rapper's fiance,TMZ  is reporting that Kim was at a Beverly Hills medical building when she was swarmed by photographers.   The guy allegedly tried to help the 33-year-old reality star get in the building, as he started screaming,  “F**k these fa**ot-ass n****rs”” — referring to the paparazzi.  Kim then told him it was not appropriate to use the N-word.  We’re told he then screamed at her, “F**k you bitch.  Just trying to help you.  Shut up n****r lover, stupid slut.”

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Kim watched the guy walk into an office.  As they were walking we’re told the guy continued berating Kim.  She dialed Kanye on his cell, and when the guy realized Kanye was on the phone he allegedly said, “F**k you N****r.”   Kanye — who had just arrived at the building — then met up with Kim.

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Sources say Kanye and Kim rushed into the waiting room of chiropractor Richard Hill and found the 18-year-old sitting there.  Witnesses say Kanye punched the guy and Kim screamed, “We have it all on tape.”

Bobbi Kristina Brown and ‘Brother’ Nick Gordon Are Married!

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of legendary singer Whitney Houston and soul artist Bobby Brown has confirmed that  she and her  “adopted” brother Nick Brown are married.

Bobbi Kristina Brown confirms she and Nick Gordon are marriedBrown and Gordon shared a sibling-style bond since he was informally adopted by the legendary singer at the age of 12.

The conformation comes after  Bobbi Kristina tweeted that she’s “happily married” to Nick Gordon on Jan. 9.  The 20-year-old also shared a  photo  the duo’s wedding bands on Thursday as well.

Bobbi Kristina also confirmed that the wedding was with her grandmother, Cissy Houston’s approval.

The happy couple was seen doing the newlywed strut in Atlanta on Friday.

Gordon and Brown first announced their engagement in October 2012 ahead of their momentary moment on the reality TV show, “The Houstons: On Our Own.”

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Bobbi Kristina Underage Gambling

An internal investigation at the MGM Grand Hotel’s casino  in Vegas after video footage of Bobbi Kristina…Whitney Houston’s underage daughter captured her gambling (slot machines) at it’s casino this weekend.

Bobbi Kristin, 19, and her 22 year-old boyfriend, Nick Gordon, were in Vegas for Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards.

David Cassidy Arrested Again for DUI

David Cassidy, singer and former member of the group  the “Partridge Family, ” was arrested Friday night as he exited the 405 freeway in LA when cops say they saw him make an illegal right onto a surface street.

Actor David Cassidy has been arrested for driving while intoxicated, according to TMZ. This is the second time in six months that theThe cop approached the vehicle and says he smelled alcohol.

He ordered David out of the car and administered a field sobriety test.  He blew .19 … more than twice the legal limit.

Cassidy was hauled off to jail, booked for driving under the influence and released hours later.

In August,  the 63-year-old was arrested for driving while drunk in upstate New York and according to CNN, Cassidy had previously been arrested in 2010 for drunk driving in Florida.

David Cassidy Legal News:

Cassidy was arrested in Florida for DUI on November 3, 2010.


Cassidy was arrested in Schodack, New York, for DUI in the early hours of August 21, 2013. He was pulled over for driving with his high-beams (headlights) when it was inappropriate.

The officer who pulled Cassidy over noticed the odor of an alcoholic beverage, observed slurred speech, impaired motor coordination, and bloodshot, watery eyes. The officer, named Tom Jones, reported that Cassidy was polite and courteous, and jokingly asked officer Jones “What’s Celebrity Gossip and Entertainment NewsNew Pussycat?” in reference to the 1965 hit song by the singer Tom Jones.  After performing poorly on a field sobriety test, Cassidy was subjected to an alcohol breath test. The breath test showed a blood alcohol level of 0.10, which is above the New York State legal limit of 0.08. Cassidy was subsequently arrested, taken to jail, and released several hours later on $2500 bail. He now faces felony charges because of his prior DUI in Florida in 2010. Cassidy was required to appear before a town judge in Schodack, NY in September 2013.

Cassidy was arrested in California for DUI on January 10, 2014.

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 The Official Website of David Cassidy

Celebrity Networth:  David Cassidy is an actor, singer and musician with a net worth of $5 million. David Cassidy earned his net worth through his acting role in the partridge family television show and concerts, as well as his solo concerts and his acting roles in many television series and films. He was born in New York City, New York.

David Cassidy Trivia:

David’s son, Beau, with Sue Shifrin was born in 1991.

Son of actress Evelyn Ward and actor Jack Cassidy.

Had an operation at age 11 on his left optical nerve which was wrapped around a blood vessel, sometimes resulting in a “lazy” eye when he’s over-tired, and had his gall bladder removed in 1972 after a concert in Wildwood, New Jersey.

He appeared in the music video and sang in the choir on the song “Voices That Care.”

Older half-brother of Shaun Cassidy, Ryan Cassidy, and Patrick Cassidy.

Former stepson of Shirley Jones. Former stepson of Elliot Silverstein.

Has a daughter, Katie Cassidy, a.k.a. Katherine Evelyn Benedon, born 25 November 1986, from a previous relationship.

Starred in the play “Time” in London with Laurence Olivier in 1987. It was Olivier’s final stage performance (although he was only seen via a previously filmed segment).

Daughter Katie Cassidy is a singer who recently covered her father’s song “I Think I Love You.” She was featured in a VH1 five-part documentary series on the last forty years of teen music performers, “Bubblegum Babylon”.

In an attempt to break from his Keith Partridge persona, he posed nude for Annie Leibovitz for a photo in the 11 May 1972 “Rolling Stone” magazine.

14 year-old fan Bernadette Whelan died of heart failure on 30 May 1974, from injuries sustained while attending a 26 May Cassidy show at London’s White City Stadium. 650 fans were injured in a crush. Cassidy was so affected that he quit both touring and “The Partridge Family”.

Allergic to garlic.

At his peak, Cassidy was the world’s highest paid live entertainer, and his official fan club was the largest in pop history – exceeding Elvis Presley and The Beatles.

Out of the approximate $500 million that “The Partridge Family” made, he was initially paid $600 per week, but commanded upwards of $50,000 per concert appearance. His renegotiated contract boosted his weekly salary to $6,000 per week plus some participation.

Made his Broadway debut in 1969 in the musical “The Fig Leaves Are Falling” at the same time his father Jack Cassidy and stepmother Shirley Jones opened on Broadway in “Maggie Flynn”. Both shows were notorious flops, the former closing after four performances.

Ranked #1 in TV Guide’s list of “TV’s 25 Greatest Teen Idols” (23 January 2005 issue).

Claimed in his 1994 autobiography that he turned down an offer in the early ’70s to record an album of songs written by Lou Reed and produced by David Bowie (who wanted to experiment with his teenybopper image).

Ranked #98 on VH1’s 100 Sexiest Artists.

His hit song “I Think I Love You” was featured and sung on the album “You and Me” by Declan Galbraith.

He was a close friend of John Lennon, whom he greatly admired.

Best known by the public for his role as Keith Partridge on “The Partridge Family”.

Mentioned in the song “Jackie’s Strength” by Tori Amos.

Ranked #6 on Vh1’s 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

Arrested in Florida on November 3, 2010 for DUI.

Uncle of Caitlin Cassidy and John Cassidy.

Ex-stepbrother-in-law of Ann Pennington and Janice Pennington.

Acting mentor was his ex-stepmother Shirley Jones.

Was a fan of Julie London’s music.

Longtime friend of Shirley Jones.

He, Sue and Beau live in Ft Lauderdale, Florida. [Jan 2008]

Before relocating to his present home in Las Vegas, NV, Cassidy & his family resided for several years in the Fairfield County town of Ridgefield, Connecticut. [Jan 2007]

Co-host, with Erica Shaffer, of an infomercial for TimeLife’s “Billboard #1 Hits of the 70s” music collection. [2009]

David Cassidy Discography – Classic Songs

The Official Website of David Cassidy

David Bruce Cassidy is an American actor, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is widely known for his role as Keith Partridge in the 1970s musical/sitcom The Partridge Family.