Oprah's dog passes away: The Queen gabber's 13-year-old Cocker Spaniel, Sophie, died over the weekend of kidney failure. R.I.P., puppy.
Mom and 4 kids found dead: Authorities are searching for Steven Sueppel after his wife and four children were found dead in their Iowa City home early this morning. Keep Reading...
J.K. Rowling admits suicidal thoughts as young Mom: In a recent interview, the Harry Potter author admitted she had suicidal thoughts and that her "leanings towards depression" became more serious after her three-year marriage collapsed, leaving her a young struggling single mother in her mid-20s. She credits her daughter, Jessica, as the reason she sought help.
Latest Obama endorsement causes rift in Democratic party: James Carville, a Clinton campaign advisor, called Governor Bill Richardson "Judas," equating his endorsement of Obama as selling out and betraying the Clintons, who jumpstarted his political career. Richardson said those comments are typical of people in Clinton's inner circle, reflecting their "sense of entitlement to the presidency."
Jonas Brothers to get real: The Disney Channel is developing a reality show based on the pop-rock group. The series, tentatively titled Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream, will follow Joe, Nick, and Kevin Jonas on their current Look Me in the Eyes tour.
Spring breakers arrested for explosion at hotel: Three college students were arrested after an explosion rocked two hotel guests from their bed and shattered the windows of their Daytona Beach Shores hotel room. One of the students allegedly detonated a partial stick of dynamite while others served as lookouts.
Money can buy happiness if spent on others: New research suggests those who spend money on others, including buying gifts for friends or donating to charitable causes, get a boost in happiness while those who spend on themselves don't. Do you agree or dispute?
More info: Jonas Brothers, Spring Break Explosion, Happiness study.
Prosecutors refuse to drop charges against Britney Spears: Despite pleas from her attorneys that she's a changed woman, Spears is still facing charges for driving without a license. Los Angeles city attorney Michael Amerian says he's already dropped a hit-and-run count after Spears hit a parked car with her white Mercedes and says, "It's the fairest way to treat her. We're not affected by her celebrity status."
Obama picks up key endorsement: Governor Bill Richardson is set to endorse his former rival, Barack Obama today, calling him a "once-in-a- lifetime leader." Richardson's support is significant, considering his influence in the Hispanic community and his long-term friendship with the Clintons.
Mom's "Big Give" suit claims Oprah took her big idea: A Boston mother of four with no TV production experience is taking on the mother of all talk show hosts, claiming she submitted the idea for a reality show called "The Philanthropist" to Oprah staffers in February of 2005. She filed suit after learning about Winfrey's "Big Give" show. A Winfrey spokesman says the claims are without merit.
Runaway bride's ex ties the knot: Jason Mason's first attempt at walking down the aisle never happened because his fiancée, Jennifer Wilbanks, got cold feet and decided to fake her abduction. That relationship ended, for obvious reasons, and this past Saturday, Jason was able to kiss his new bride, Shelley Martin, when they wed in a quiet ceremony.
Man's life for sale online: After going through a horrible divorce, Ian Usher is selling all of his life possessions and starting over. So, if you're looking for an angry man's furnished house, car, motorcycle—even his friends and job—you're totally in luck.
Teacher allegedly forced student to pee in lunch box: A California teacher is being accused of not only denying a sixth grader's request to use the bathroom, but giving him a choice: either urintate in his lunchbox or pee in his pants. He opted for the lunch box, and the teacher has since been suspended with pay pending an investigation. Keep Reading...
Spitzer's call girl "Gone Wild": Ashley Alexandra Dupre has already bared it all and even engaged in girl-on-girl hookups on never-before-seen tapes from "Girls Gone Wild." If Ashley wants to cash in on $1 million offers from magazines like Hustler, she better act fast. In other news, a New York state employee revealed she had a personal relationship with the new governor and that he was "mostly responsible" for getting her a job. Dramarama!
Would you stand by your cheating spouse?: When asked: "If your spouse were implicated in a sex scandal and held a news conference to address the issue what would you do?," 61% say they would tell their spouse to face the news media alone, while 36% would stand by their spouse, according to a recent USA Today/Gallup Poll. In addition, more men said having an affair was worse than paying a prostitute for sex, while women said a prostitute was worse. Keep Reading...
Britney forced to pay K-Fed's legal bills: Mom Brit was court-ordered to pay $375,000 to ex Kevin Federline to cover his attorney fees in their child custody dispute.
Husband on trial denies involvement in wife's disappearance: A California software programmer testified he had nothing to do with his estranged wife's disappearance. Nina Reiser was last seen 18 months ago dropping their two kids off at daycare. Hans Reiser has been charged with killing his wife and, although her body has not been found, prosecutors say there was no way Nina would abandon her children.
New NY Governor admits to affair: Less than 24 hours after he was sworn in as governor, David Paterson and his wife admitted they both had affairs in the past. The couple say they went into counseling to save their marriage.
Unplug TV, turn on spouse: When couples were forced to turn off their television sets for three weeks straight, their lives became richer, according to a recent study. Couples who cut out television from their lives read more and connected with their spouses.Keep Reading...
Madonna New York bound? The rumor mill is churning that Madonna is moving across the pond and looking for a place in NYC. If she takes up residency in the Big Apple, she'll need to work on getting rid of that English accent. Fuggedaboutit!
Horton hears a ka-ching: Jim
Carrey's new film based on the popular Dr. Seuss book raked in $45
million at the box office this weekend. Did you see it? Send us your
review! Keep Reading...