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Roman Polanski Extradition Request Denied

| July 12, 2010 - 9:47 am

Swiss officials have announced that film director Roman Polanski will not be extradited to the United States for the alleged drugging and raping of a 13-year-old girl in 1977.
The 76-year-old Polish-born film director had been under house arrest in his luxurious Swiss chalet for nine months while Swiss officials deliberated on extraditing him… More »

Roman Polanski Breaks Silence, Says U.S. Wants Media Attention Not Justice

| May 3, 2010 - 10:00 am

Director Roman Polanski has broken his silence about the United States’ extradition attempts after the director has spent months under house arrest at his chalet in Switzerland.
Roman wrote to a blog run by one of his supporters and stated that he could “no longer remain silent” about the events surrounding him and that… More »

Jonas Brothers Cancel Concert After Nick Gets Sick

Celebuzz | November 9, 2009 - 8:24 am

What; you mean the Jonas Brothers aren’t invincible?
E! Online reports that the JoBros were forced to cancel a concert on Saturday night in Zurich, Switzerland, after Nick Jonas contracted an upper respiratory infection and was “advised by his doctor not to speak or sing.” 
In an apology to their fans on their… More »

Brad Pitt’s $350,000 Shopping Spree

Celebuzz | June 5, 2008 - 5:48 am

It bears repeating again and again: Celebrities are just like the rest of us. Oh, no, wait. They’re totally not. In fact, they’re just the opposite of the average human being. Exhibit A: Brad Pitt. The actor spent yesterday dropping more than 300 grand on knickknacks at the Design Miami/Basel fair in Switzerland, according to… More »