Hugh Hefner's son, Marston, has been sentenced to a 52-week domestic violence program for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
The 21-year-old eldest son of the Playboy mogul was accused of kicking Playmate Claire Sinclair and punching her in the stomach during at fight at their Pasedena apartment on February 12. He was subsequently charged with inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant and entered a plea of "no contest" in court yesterday.
Marston also stood accused of damaging Claire's laptop during the fight, although that charge was dismissed. According to TMZ.com, the judge ordered him to stay away from Claire - who was pictured moving out of their home just days after the alleged attack. The 20-year-old model quit Playboy while the case was ongoing, and originally said she would drop the charges if Marston apologized publically and sought psychological help.
Marston has previously admitted to having extremely high standards when it comes to women, having grown up in the Playboy Mansion. "My, like, expectancy for what girl I'm going to get is, like, so f*****-up. I've just been around really hot women my entire life, so the average high school girl won't do it for me," he told GQ.
Russell Brand has handed himself over to police today after a warrant was issued for his arrest in the US.
The Arthur star turned himself into custody after law enforcement in New Orleans issued a warrant following his throwing of a photographer's phone into the window of a nearby office building on Monday. Although the window was repaired for $240 soon after the incident, the warrant continued to stand.
Russell - who is in the city shooting a movie - was being held on $5,000 bail for simple criminal damage, but has paid the money and has since been released, according to X17Online.com.
In a police report, paparazzo Timothy Jackson claims he was with a group of photographers when he spotted the star and began taking pictures of him on his phone from his car. Russell took the phone and threw it at an office window. A man from inside the office said the actor offered to pay for the damage and that the phone was returned to the photographer.
Michael Madsen will not face charges of child cruelty following a row with his son last Friday.
The Reservoir Dogs actor was arrested by officers at his Malibu home on felony charges of child endangerment with cruelty to a child, but after posting $100,000 bail on Saturday he was released.
Now, prosecutors have confirmed to E! News there is insufficient evidence to take the case any further. It is believed a family member called emergency services to the mansion Michael shares with wife Deanna and their three sons Hudson, 17, Calvin, 15, and seven-year-old Luke, though it is unclear which of the actor's children was involved in the fracas.
"He found his son smoking pot and they got into an argument when he tried to take it away. It's a family matter and Michael asks that his family's privacy be respected," his lawyer Perry Wander said.
Speaking about the incident after leaving police custody last week he said it was just a "big misunderstanding."
Michael Madsen was arrested following a row with his son.
The Kill Bill actor was apprehended by officers at his Malibu home on Friday and taken into custody on felony charges of child endangerment with cruelty to a child, but was released on Saturday morning after posting $100,000 bail.
It is believed a family member called emergency services to the mansion Michael shares with wife Deanna and their three sons Hudson, 17, Calvin, 15, and seven-year-old Luke, though it is unclear which of the actor's kids was involved in the fracas.
"He found his son smoking pot and they got into an argument when he tried to take it away. It's a family matter and Michael asks that his family's privacy be respected," said Michael's lawyer Perry Wander.
Demi Lovato has relapsed into self-harming and throwing up since leaving rehab.
The "Skyscraper" singer - who was admitted to a treatment facility for three months in November 2010 to receive help for an eating disorder and self-harming - admitted she can never fully recover from her issues but is doing everything she can to keep them under control.
Speaking in her new Stay Strong documentary on MTV, she said, "I cannot tell you that I have not thrown up since treatment. I cannot tell you that I have not cut myself since treatment. I'm not perfect. An addiction is an obsession, something that takes over your mind and your every thought. You think that you can't live without it. For me, it was not eating and purging and self-harming."
Demi - who was also diagnosed with bipolar disorder while in treatment - added that her troubles stemmed from insecurity and feeling she was "living a lie."
"[I was] looking in the mirror and never feeling good enough. I felt like I was living a lie...I was dealing with all this pain, emotionally. And I felt guilt and shame. I decided to take it out on myself. I harmed myself," she added.
Christina Ricci admits having her eating disorder outed at the age of 14 was a "devastating" experience.
The Bel Ami actress - who shot to fame as a child after appearing in the Addams Family franchise - explained while it was a "horrifying" thing to have happen, it made her vow to be "completely honest" for the rest of her life so no one could ever uncover any more of her secrets.
"Somebody actually found out about it and outed me while I was recovering. It was a horrifying thing to do to a 14-year-old trying to cope with a devastating illness. 'Out of rage, I vowed that no one would ever be able to out me for a secret again. So I was going to be completely honest in the rest of my life. I don't want to be hurt in that way again," she told British Marie Claire.
The 32-year-old star admitted becoming famous at such a young age meant it took her "a while" to be comfortable with who she is:
Demi Moore is reportedly ready to go back to work.
The troubled actress - who has been receiving treatment for "an eating disorder and addiction issues" at a rehab facility in Utah - is said to be feeling "great" following her stint and is keen to take on a number of small projects to ease herself back into the world of work.
"emi feels great and she is eager to get back to work. She has been focusing on her health in the last month and she's getting better every day. Demi wants to work again; she knows that she can handle a few projects so she's looking forward to that," a source close to the star said.
Insiders at Utah's Cirque Lodge facility have previously claimed Demi - who split from husband Ashton Kutcher in November amid speculation he had cheated on her - was "totally committed" to putting her past troubles behind her: "She is totally committed to getting better. Demi has a long way to go, but she is getting better. She has many days where she feels great," a source said.
Demi Lovato had to learn that she was "worth recovery."
The 19-year-old singer - who was admitted to a treatment facility for three months in November 2010 to receive help for an eating disorder and self-harming - explained while she is aware her troubles will always be a part of her life, she now likes to "celebrate" overcoming her demons.
"One of the hardest things was learning I was worth recovery. And I'm allowed to celebrate it, which is a great feeling. Recovery doesn't have a day off," she said, speaking on upcoming MTV special, Demi Lovato: Stay Strong.
Demi has previously admitted her mother Diana is her "anchor," and has made her feel positive about her future once again: "My mother is everything to me. She's my anchor, she's the person I go to when I need to talk to someone. She is an amazing woman. I got through it with the support of people like my mother. You can only make it when you feel that you are loved, no matter what, when you feel that you will get another chance. I am grateful and I am ready to make this year a much better year. I feel great."
Rhys Ifans has been accused of assault.
The - who is dating actress Anna Friel - is alleged to have slapped a guest in a late-night argument in a suite at London's five-star St Pancras Renaissance hotel in the early hours of Sunday morning after a pre-BAFTA Awards party.
Theatre producer Adam Spreadbury-Maher - who had been partying with a group of friends including Dominic Cooper at the Groucho club in London's Soho - claims to have seen the 44-year-old star being verbally abusive to his friend before hitting him "quite a few times" in the face.
"I did not know who Rhys was but my friends told me he was a film star and host of the party. They invited us all in and were really lovely and then Rhys went mental and started on my friend. He was slapping him round the face and shoving him. It was pretty terrible. It was completely random. Everyone was having a lovely time. We were invited in and then he just went silly about 20 minutes after we arrived. He made a beeline for him and started shoving him saying, 'What the f**k are you doing here? You're a joker. Who the f**k are you?' He slapped him quite a few times. I think he was trying to make himself feel like a big man. He went nuts. It was as though he was in a bubble and he didn't realise people were watching," the 30-year-old creative director told the Mail on Sunday newspaper.
Charlie Sheen is planning to look after his twin sons full-time following the arrest of his ex-wife Brooke Mueller.
The former Two and a Half Men actor currently shares custody of two-year-olds Bob and Max with the reality TV star, but is set to take charge of the boys, along with Brooke's parents, as they are concerned about the welfare of the boys.
Charlie, 46, has just returned from a trip to Colombia and will start looking after Bob and Max once they return with Brooke to California from a visit to Aspen, Colorado, where she arrested on Friday night. Charlie and her parents want her to enter rehab to get help for her troubles while they care for the boys. However, Brooke - who could face up to six years in jail after being charged with assault and intent to distribute drugs - is refusing treatment as she doesn't want to be away from her children.
But friends say Brooke needs to be in rehab for "at least nine months" and has reportedly been told spending anything less inside a treatment facility would be a "total waste."
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