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Billie Joe Armstrong Selling Newport Beach Cottage — Take a Look Inside (PHOTOS & VIDEO)


Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is looking to make a little green of his own.

The rock singer and his wife, Adrienne, have listed their Newport Beach, Calif., cottage for $1.895 million.

Purchased in 2006, the single-family home features, among other things: three bedrooms; four bathrooms; a…

| December 3, 2012 - 11:30 am

Billie Joe Armstrong’s Breakdown: ‘He’ll Be More Popular Than Ever,’ Says HLN Host Jane Velez-Mitchell (VIDEO)

Before checking into treatment for substance abuse, Billie Joe Armstrong’s obscenity-laced, on-stage breakdown reaped quite a bit of backlash.

While wrapping up at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Sept. 21, the Green Day frontman unraveled into a profane rant as he complained the band’s set was being cut short. “One…

Cory Lopez | September 27, 2012 - 5:52 pm

Green Day Drops ‘¡Uno!’: The Reviews Are In

Just days after frontman Billie Joe Armstrong checked into treatment following his on-stage breakdown, Green Day has dropped its ninth studio album, ¡Uno!. 

The punk rock band’s record is the first installment of its much-anticipated ambitious trilogy — its first collection of new music since 2009’s 21st Century Breakdown — with ¡Dos! expected Nov. 13 and ¡Tre!

Cory Lopez | September 25, 2012 - 2:32 pm

The Daily Buzz: Why Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong Checked into Rehab (VIDEO)

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong shocked fans when he announced that he was entering a rehab facility after having a meltdown onstage during last week’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.

When the band was given a one-minute warning to wrap its set onstage, Armstrong screamed, “You’re f–king kidding me. What the…

Crystal Bell | September 25, 2012 - 12:10 pm

TV Buzz: ‘Glee’s’ Darren Criss Covers Tears For Fears; MTV to Air ‘Teen Mom’ Amber Portwood Special

Darren Criss is running for president. No, not that President. Criss’ character on FOX’s Glee, Blaine, will be running for class president, giving current school leader Brittany (Heather Morris) a run for her money. And how will the bow-tied singer sway votes his way? With a cover of Tears for Fears “Everybody Wants To Rule The World.”

Lauren DiMascio | September 24, 2012 - 5:31 pm

Green Day Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong Had Been Sober for 12 Months; Drank Heavily in Las Vegas Before Breakdown, Says Family Friend (EXCLUSIVE)

Billie Joe Armstrong fell off the wagon while performing in Las Vegas over the weekend leading him to enter rehab, a family friend tells Celebuzz.

Claudia Suarez Wright, the ex-wife of Green Day drummer Frank Edwin Wright III (aka Tre Cool) confirmed Armstrong entered rehab today.

“He’s doing okay. He’s with…

Andrea Simpson | September 24, 2012 - 5:25 pm

Billie Joe Armstrong’s Pre-Rehab Rant: Get in on the Conversation With Jane Velez-Mitchell

Billie Joe Armstrong is on the road to recovery after checking into treatment for substance abuse.

But it’s his pre-rehab meltdown that has raised eyebrows. While wrapping up a set at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas on Friday, the Green Day frontman unraveled into a profanity-laden rant on stage as he…

Cory Lopez | September 24, 2012 - 5:15 pm

The Daily Buzz: The Complete Emmy Wrap Up — Winners, Losers, Glitz and Glamor; Plus What Triggered Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong to Check Into Rehab (VIDEO)

On Monday’s edition of The Daily Buzz, Hollywood celebrates all the winners — and nominees — from Sunday night’s Primetime Emmy awards.

We’ve got every angle covered: why Modern Family, Homeland and Game Change were able to sweep the statuettes, plus did host Jimmy Kimmel’s prank backfire?

As always, it was a…

Celebuzz | September 24, 2012 - 4:41 pm

Billie Joe Armstrong’s Family Shocked at His Admission Into Rehab (EXCLUSIVE)

Just two days after Billie Joe Armstrong’s onstage meltdown, Green Day announced the famed frontman is getting treatment for substance abuse – but the news has come as a shock to those closest to him.

“He was fine yesterday (on Saturday),” his aunt Judith Armstrong told Celebuzz.

“We were on an airplane…

Andrea Simpson | September 24, 2012 - 2:48 pm

Billie Joe Armstrong to Seek Treatment for Substance Abuse Following Bizarre Meltdown at Music Festival

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong is seeking professional help after having a meltdown onstage during Friday’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.

The band issued a statement on their official Facebook page on Sunday.

“Billie Joe is seeking treatment for substance abuse. We would like everyone to know that…

Peggy Truong | September 23, 2012 - 5:37 pm

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong ‘Picked up a Bug, Food Poisoning,’ Reveals Singer’s Mom (EXCLUSIVE)

Four days after Bille Joe Armstrong was hospitalized with an undisclosed illness, the rocker’s mother has revealed what struck down the famed frontman.

“He picked up a bug or it was food poisoning — they’re not really exactly sure,” Ollie Armstrong told Celebuzz, on the eve of the band’s performance on Thursday’s MTV…

Celebuzz | September 6, 2012 - 8:00 am

Green Day Set to Perform at the MTV VMAs Following Billie Joe Armstrong’s Hospitalization

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is ready to rock!

The iconic garage band is ready to make its grand return to the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards stage Thursday night, despite a recent health scare for Armstrong. The frontman fell ill Sunday night, forcing the band to cancel its show in Bologna, Italy.

Crystal Bell | September 5, 2012 - 11:18 am

Billie Joe Armstrong Hospitalized, Green Day Show in Italy Canceled (VIDEO)

Diehard Green Day fans were disappointed over the weekend when the alt-rock band was forced to cancel a show in Bolognia, Italy.

While the band was pumped to play the show, calling it “the highlight of our tour,” Green Day  frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was hospitalized under doctor’s orders, forcing the band to…

Lee Hernandez | September 4, 2012 - 11:36 am

‘The Voice’ Adds Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong as Season 3 Mentor

Billie Joe Armstrong has officially signed up to mentor the contestants on The Voice Season 3, the show announced on Twitter Thursday.

The 40-year-old Green Day frontman will work with Christina Aguilera’s team when the show returns on Sept. 10, just weeks before Armstrong’s band releases its new CD, Uno!, on Sept. 25.

| July 27, 2012 - 1:11 pm