Stemming from incidents occurring late last year, rap star Snoop Dogg was charged Tuesday (April 10) with gun possession by a convicted felon and a marijuana-related drug charge, prosecutors announced.
The 35-year-old, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, is scheduled to be arraigned on the two felony counts this morning (April 11). The arraignment is to take place in a Pasadena Superior Court, according to Los Angeles County district attorney's office spokeswoman Jane Robison.
Canadian pop singer Avril Lavigne and her rock-star husband have gone out and splurged on a $9.5 million home, worthy of making the newest episode of MTV's Cribs. The new spot is located in the upscale Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel-Air, The Los Angeles Times reports.
"The three-story mansion, which 22-year-old Lavigne will share with Sum 41 front man Deryck Whibley, her husband of nine months, has eight bedrooms and 10½ bathrooms. Other amenities include an elevator, sauna and garage space for 10 cars," the Times added.
This summer, music fans and environmentalists alike have something to cheer about. The world's biggest names in the music industry are prepping to help save the planet in a series of concerts around the world. Madonnna and James Blunt are two of the names among the many acts expected to perform at the Live Earth concert in London on July 7, in hopes of raising awareness of climate change and the dangers it poses.
Despite Pete Wentz supposedly talking trash about Ashlee Simpson to Rolling Stone, the on-again off-again couple appear to be back on. The duo recently returned from a secret trip to Cabo and then went public this weekend when they hit hot spot, Parc in West Hollywood.
According to AHN, the rocky relationship-stricken couple held hands while entering Parc, then reportedly got even more intimate inside the club.
Those of you who bought tickets, or are considering doing so, for the forthcoming Fall Out Boy tour... there has been a change of plans. The band announced on Friday April 6, that they will postpone their upcoming tour of North America.
In a statement on the band's website, bassist Pete Wentz said that the delay is due to "personal issues," which have yet to be disclosed.
For most reading this article, the mere fact that Kevin Costner has his own band retains shock value in itself. There probably was good reason as to why the existence of such a band never hit the front pages, but leave it to a classic, public lawsuit to launch the 15 minute music career of a Hollywood relic.
Say it ain’t so! Gina Glocksen was eliminated from the American Idol roster last night. While Haley Scarnato has been marked for elimination the past few weeks, her safety and Gina’s elimination wasn’t a result capable of truly shocking the contestants or the audience.
Mariah Carey is allegedly planning to adopt a Mexican orphan. The 'Hero' singer reportedly visited Mexico's Frank Gonzalez orphanage with her lawyer recently and rumors are now rife she is considering adopting a child.
A representative for Mariah has refused to comment; only saying they would not speak about her personal life. Meanwhile, the glamorous diva recently reduced the crew of her latest film to tears with her moving singing.
Some people scatter the ashes of their loved ones across fields and oceans. Others prefer to display the remains in an urn or jar. Keith Richards, on the other hand, tends toward the snorting of such ashes.
Rolling Stones axe man Keith Richards told music magazine NME that he had once snorted his late father’s remains along with drugs. In the interview, Richards told NME: "The strangest thing I've tried to snort? My father. I snorted my father. He was cremated and I couldn't resist grinding him up with a little bit of blow ... It went down pretty well, and I'm still alive."