A Colorado judge has ordered Don Johnson to behave like any other
human being and pay his grocery bill. The former Miami Vice stud had been carrying a past-due balance of $5470 at Clark's Market. (Blimey! How many boxes of Rice Krispies can one person eat?!) In addition to settling his debt, Melanie Griffith's ex will have to pay the store interest and pony up for its court fees. How he'll do this, we can't imagine, though; despite his status as a former megastar, Johnson has filed for bankruptcy and even put his 17-acre ranch near Aspen up for sale.
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Here I am just about to write, "Hey, no death in the beginning!" But then Mr. Marshall pulls into Fisher & Diaz's driveway to die. Drives himself, which is no mean feat. Me, I figure I'll die in a car, too, but that has a lot more to do with the other L.A. drivers than with sound planning and good timing.
I definitely think Keith has the right idea in grabbing Celeste when she's freaking out, by the way. He just doesn't throttle long or hard enough. (Sorry, but the poor-little-rich-girl, road-is-lonely act doesn't get anywhere with me, sympathy-wise.)
Joe walks in on Brenda and Nate making out and says, "It's him. Your previous indiscretion." Well, you better hope so, pal.
As for Ruth leaving dinner burning in the oven, it could've been much worse. Last time I saw people do that on a screen, it ended up being a piece of Satan in the oven and they ended up piles of smoking
Later this month, Bill Cosby will meet with local leaders and
authorities in Springfield, Mass., to help put together a rally against street
violence. The comedian, whose son was murdered while changing a tire on an L.A.
freeway in 1997, has a home just 50 miles outside of Springfield.
Somewhere, you just know Hilary Duff is seething. At the Teen Choice
Awards held yesterday, bodacious Mean Girls nice gal Lindsay
Lohan won four statuettes, among them the coveted prize for Best Movie Hissy Fit. Other "victors" included Simon Cowell (Best Reality/Variety Jackass), American Wedding guest Seann William Scott (Best Movie
Sleazebag) and The O.C.'s Mischa Barton (Female TV Breakout Star from which, given her wooden acting, we can only deduce that kids thought they were voting for the actress most likely to get zits). Fox will broadcast the
Since Arnold Schwarzenegger apparently doesn't know when to quit, let's help him out, shall we? It's when you're ahead, dude! California's governor celebrated the state's hard-won budget deal by appearing on The Tonight Show and remaking the joke that got him in so much trouble in the first place. Playfully bragging about the new pact's popularity, he said, "Sixty percent of the Democrats have approved of it, 70 percent of the Republicans, and 100 percent of the girlie men."
The presidential race may be heatin' up, and folks may be frettin' over terror alerts, but Dubya's gone fishin'. Tonight at 8 pm/ET, you can find the President on Fishing with Roland Martin on the Outdoor Life Network. Host Martin joins Bush at his Crawford, Tex., ranch, where they spent a day bass fishing on his 11-acre man-made lake. Must be nice.
In still more music news, erstwhile Beach Boy Brian Wilson kicks off the American leg of his Smile tour on Sept. 30 in Minneapolis. For those of you who wouldn't know his daughter, Carnie Wilson, from Art Carney, Smile (a rerecorded version of which will be released on Sept. 28) is the "lost" B-Boys album that was supposed to serve as the follow-up to Pet Sounds.
Troubled funk-music legend Rick James best known for his hit song "Super Freak" has died in Los Angeles. He was 56. No details of his death are yet known. Just two months ago, he accepted a lifetime-achievement award at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards in Beverly Hills.
Matt Dillon has signed on to play the villain in Disney's Love Bug update, Herbie: Fully Loaded, opposite Lindsay Lohan; Mummy mommy Rachel Weisz has landed the female lead (because, really, the male lead would've been kind of a stretch) in Pi auteur Darren Aronofsky's sci-fi thriller, The Fountain, with Hugh Jackman; and Elizabeth Perkins has been plucked from obscurity to be Mary-Louise Parker's prickly foil in the proposed Showtime series Weeds, about a dope-dealing suburbanite. All this, and still, no one has come up with a showcase yet for Next Action Star man-diva Jared. C'mon, Hollywood... think! Think!
Before the UK premiere of I, Robot, Will Smith and partner in rhyme DJ Jazzy Jeff performed an outdoor concert for about 3000 fans. Of those in attendance, we bet at least four left wondering whether, since the erstwhile Fresh Prince is now 35, he was almost ready to begin referring to himself as the Fresh King.