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Chris Brown Ordered Back to Rehab for 90 Days

Chris Brown’s exit from rehab was short-lived.

That’s because now a Los Angeles judge has ordered the singer back to anger management treatment for 90 days, Celebuzz has confirmed.

According to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office, the 24-year-old crooner must report immediately to a three-month program and he can’t leave…

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Judge Reportedly Grants Long-Term Psych Hold For Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes will be undergoing more permanent psychiatric treatment as a result of a judge’s decision Friday, according to a TMZ report.

And her stay at a mental health facility could last up to a year.

A California judge made the ruling Aug. 30 based on her doctors’ requests for a…

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Paula Deen ‘Will Come Back Bigger And Stronger’

Paula Deen hasn’t been able to escape negative press since the scandal surrounding her use of a racial slur broke two months ago.

Only now it seems to have taken a more positive turn for the fallen chef since a federal judge threw out the race discrimination claims at the crux of the…

Andrea Simpson |

Amanda Bynes Conservatorship Decision Delayed

Amanda Bynes may still be confined to a psych hospital for another two weeks, but a judge is still allowing her to control her estate… for now.

According to PEOPLE, Ventura County Superior Court Judge Glen M. Reiser has delayed granting the actress’s parents temporary conservatorship because given that she is still under…

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Report: Jennifer Lopez Officially In at ‘Idol’

The wait is over for a new American Idol judge. Jennifer Lopez has reportedly agreed to a $12 million offer, but with a few conditions.
Deadline.com reports the “Jenny from the Block” singer initially wanted $15 mil to sit in departing Simon Cowell’s chair. Sources then say she told producers that the official announcement…


Steven Tyler Confirmed as ‘American Idol’ Judge

Walk this way, Steven Tyler—right toward the American Idol judges’ table.
Though Fox has yet to issue an official announcement, E! Online has confirmed that Aerosmith singer Tyler has completed negotiations to join the panel of American Idol judges when the show returns for its next season.
It’s still uncertain whether another contender,…


Judge Removes Herself From Lindsay Lohan Case

Judge Marsha Revel, who sentenced Lindsay Lohan to jail and a rehab stint for probation violation last month, has recused herself from the actress’ case due to improper contact with participants in the case, TMZ reports.
Revel stepped aside following a conference call with Lohan’s lawyers and prosecutor Danette Meyers on Friday afternoon, during…


Lindsay Lohan Keeps Things Classy, Curses Out Her Judge

Lindsay Lohan might not be the most amazing actress to ever grace the big screen, but apparently that teary-eyed plea of contrition during her sentencing was quite the bit of play-acting.
According to TMZ, hours after being sentenced to 90 days in jail for parole violations by Judge Marsha Revel, the Just My Luck

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Was Lindsay Lohan’s Jail Sentence Unfair?

For all of Dina Lohan’s faults you can’t say that she never stands up for her children.
With her daughter Lindsay Lohan heading for jail, a “flabbergasted” Dina told PopEater that she felt that Lindsay was unfairly targeted:
This is so not fair to do this to my child.
The 24-year-old actress…


La Toya Jackson Wants Simon Cowell’s ‘Idol’ Job. Let the Insanity Begin!

How do you fill Simon Cowell’s soon-to-be-vacated American Idol seat, and fill the nuttiness void created by Paula Abdul’s departure last year?
La Toya Jackson, as always, has a solution.
Michael Jackson’s oft-unhinged sister recently lobbied Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe for an AI guest-judging spot, but now that Cowell has decided to take…

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Seacrest In…As American Idol’s New Judge?

Ryan Seacrest might be getting a lot of exercise soon—running from American Idol’s stage to the judging panel.
According to E! Online, producers are considering having the AI host and apparent workaholic pull double duty by taking the place of Simon Cowell, who announced this week that he’ll be leaving the show after this…

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Adam Shankman Becomes Permanent ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Judge

Sluggish job market? Not for Adam Shankman!
E! Online reports that choreographer and director Shankman, a frequent visitor on So You Think You Can Dance, has officially joined the judges’ panel, alongside Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe.
Guess Shankman will have less time to spread questionable pictures of Miley Cyrus across the Internet…

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Avril Lavigne to Guest-Judge American Idol

The list of celebrities to guest-judge on this season of American Idol just got longer by one.
EW.com reports that “Sk8er Boi” singer Avril Lavigne will critique aspiring Idols on the show when it holds its callback auditions in Los Angeles.
Lavigne will reportedly split these duties with “I Kissed a Girl” songbird…

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Joe Jonas and Kelly Clarkson To Judge ‘American Idol’

The upcoming season of American Idol is really shaping up to be full of big name celebrities!
Fox News has revealed the latest set of guest judges for the show—teen heartthrob Joe Jonas and American Idol season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson.
Other celebrities that are scheduled to fill in for Paula Abdul’s shoes…

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Paula Abdul Swamped With TV Offers

Don’t feel bad for Paula Abdul just yet.
The beloved American Idol Judge, who just announced that she would not be returning for the upcoming season of the show due to contract disputes, isn’t going to be pressed for dough.
Just two days after the announcement, some exciting things are coming through for…

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Judge Denies Katherine Jackson’s Bid for Control of MJ’s Estate

Katherine Jackson, mother of deceased pop legend Michael Jackson, was delivered a blow in court today, when a judge ruled that John Branca and John McClain would remain co-executors in of Jackson’s will. 
Attorneys for the elder Jackson had made an attempt to put her in control of the will, arguing that there were…

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