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susan boyle hospitalized

Susan Boyle was hospitalized on Sunday evening following what was described as a breakdown after her second-place finish on Britain's Got Talent.

According to reports, the 48-year-old was seen wandering around her London hotel looking disoriented. Staffers from Britain's Got Talent contacted police and Boyle was assessed under the Mental Health Act and taken by paramedics to Priory Clinic - a mental health facility - in London.

"It was all done very calmly. They didn't want to stress or upset her. She didn't look well - she looked lost, not all there," said a source.

A spokesperson for the reality show issued a statement, saying, "Following Saturday's show, Susan is exhausted and emotionally drained. She has been seen by her private GP, who supports her decision to take a few days out for rest and recovery. We offer her our ongoing support and wish her a speedy recovery."

Earlier in the week, Boyle reportedly had a meltdown after being harassed by two reporters in the lobby of her London hotel.

photo: WENN

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 new moon

Summit Entertainment debuted the highly anticipated OFFICIAL New Moon trailer on the MTV Movie Awards tonight (watch it below).

The official trailer gives us a taste of what we can expect with new director Chris Weitz.

Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner reprise their roles as Bella Swan, Edward Cullen and Jacob Black.

In New Moon, Bella finds herself drawn into the world of werewolves by her growing friendship with Jacob after the abrupt departure of Edward.

Check out the official New Moon trailer below.

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Eminem and Bruno (Sasha Baron Cohen) got into a fight at the MTV Movie Awards and many are asking if the fight was real or staged.

Bruno "teabagged" Eminem, and he didn't appear to be amused at all, getting up and walking out with his crew.

Zac Efron seemed startled and wasn't quite sure what to do, and Ryan Seacrest twittered about it, saying, (sic) "If u saw the fight at mtv movie awards betwen eminem and "bruno" I am told it was real and em's crew left the show."

It appears that it may have been a joke on Eminem that he wasn't in on.  Check out the video below and let us know what you think.

View the Eminem Bruno fight at the MTV Movie Awards below.

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 amand brumfield mug shot

Amanda Brumfield, Billy Bob Thornton's daughter, has been arrested and charged with child neglect in the death of a 1-year-old child she was babysitting.

The girl died suspiciously from a blow to the head in October while in Brumfield's care.

According to Brumfield, the child fell from the top of her playpen, hitting her head and biting part way through her tongue.

Brumfield told police that she cleaned the baby's bleeding tongue with a paper towel and began playing with her, feeding her bananas and fruit snacks, and claims she was happy and playful.

Police say that it is doubtful the girl's injuries could have been caused by a 28-inch fall from the playpen.

"It's not believable that a 1-year-old can balance themselves on a railing," said Ocoee police spokesman James Berish. "You would either have to fall harder or hit something with more force."

Brumfield, who didn't call for emergency medical assistance until 2 1/2 hours later, says she laid the child on the couch next to her and fell asleep. She says was awakened sometime later by the phone and decided to take the child back to the playpen. She told police that when she lifted the child she discovered her body was limp.

When paramedics arrived at the scene, they attempted to do CPR on the girl, but were unable to revive her.

An autopsy determined the child suffered a fractured skull and a subdural hematoma due to blunt trauma.  The injuries found were inconsistent with the explanation given by Brumfield, and the medical examiner ruled the death a homicide.

Brumfield, 29, was released from jail today after posting $2,500 bond.

A rep for Billy Bob Thornton issued a statement, saying, "Mr. Thornton is estranged from Amanda and has had no contact with her for quite some time, however when informed about this situation he commented that, 'Anytime a baby's life is lost is an unimaginable tragedy and my heart goes out to the baby's family and loved ones.'"

Brumfield is Thornton's daughter with first wife Melissa Gatlin.

by Meg at . Comments
halle and jamie get it on

Halle Berry was the recipient of the Decades of Hotness Award last night at the Spike TV 2009 Guys Choice Awards at Sony Studios in Los Angeles.

Presenting the 42-year-old actress with her award was Jamie Foxx.  He gave her a chaste kiss on the cheek and she payed back the favor in spades.

The third annual event paid tribute to the things guys love most.  The Brass Balls Award went to Clint Eastwood for his lifetime of legendary work as an actor and filmmaker.  The Guitar God Award went to Eddie Van Halen.  The top honor of the evening, Guy of the Year, went to Mickey RourkeSee the full list of winners here.

The taped show will be broadcast by Spike TV on Sunday, June 21 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Check out more photos and video below.  Halle was in Shanghai on June 13th and had a wardrobe malfunction.

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Dr. George Tiller 1941-2009


Dr. George Tiller, one of the few U.S. physicians to perform late-term abortions, was shot and killed at his church on Sunday morning.  According to attorney Dan Monnat, the 67-year-old died after being shot outside the Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita, Kansas at 10:00 a.m. on May 31, 2009.   The doctor was serving as an usher and his wife was singing in the choir at the time of the shooting.

Police were searching for a 1993 powder-blue Ford Taurus that is registered in the Kansas City suburb of Merriam, Kansas.  According to Wichita police spokesman Gordon Bassham, several witnesses saw the killer speeding away from the crime scene, and provided a license number and description of the vehicle.  The plate was reportedly a Kansas State University vanity plate.

A suspect was taken into custody at 2:00 p.m. central time in Gardner, Kansas, according to Eyewitness 12, a Kansas City news source.

The prominent advocate for abortion rights and his women's clinic have been the site of protests for the past two decades.  In 1985 his clinic was bombed and in 1993 he was shot in both arms by protester Rachelle 'Shelley' Shannon of Grants Pass, Oregon.  She received an 11-year prison sentence - see her photo below.

The anti-abortion group Operation Rescue issued a statement denouncing the shooting.  Their president Troy Newman said, "We are shocked at this morning's disturbing news that Mr. Tiller was gunned down.  Operation Rescue has worked for years through peaceful, legal means, and through the proper channels to see him brought to justice.  We denounce vigilantism and the cowardly act that took place this morning."

In 1991, Operation Rescue organized what they dubbed the Summer of Mercy protests.  They drew thousands of activists to Wichita for demonstrations that resulted in mass arrests for civil disobedience.

See video below.  The first is breaking news regarding the murder.  The second shows the coroner's office bringing the body out of the church.

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For a minute we thought that 'Octo-mom' Nadya Suleman was keeping herself out of the spotlight but we were wrong!  The mother of 14 has been busy setting up a reality TV series and book deal.

British production company Eyeworks will begin filming a documentary series, capturing the important milestones in the lives of her children; including birthdays and other special events.  Her attorney Jeff Czech is calling it a "quasi reality" show.

Her attorney goes on to say that Nadya if fully aware that she has to do something to be able to support her children, which is why she chose this route.  He said,  "She doesn't want the constant filming because she feels that would be taking advantage of her kids.  She's trying to find the middle ground and feels this approach will work best."

Suleman doesn't want to be compared to the popular reality show Jon & Kate Plus 8.  Apparently she has occasionally watched the show and she thinks they are boring.  That is grand!  Boring?

Eyeworks is shopping the series idea around to various networks.   It should be interesting to see if TCL will bite on this one.  They already air several mega-family shows, including 18 Kids and Counting - showcasing the Duggar family.

As for her other business opportunity, Suleman just signed a deal with ghostwriter Wendy Lee to write her autobiography.  Lee also co-wrote Life With My Sister Madonna, along with Christopher Ciccone.

Czech said that Nadya is most excited about the book deal.   She plans to share with the world details of how she was raised, how her children are feeling and details on the donor dad.

Will you read the book or watch her "quasi reality" show?

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lori petty arrested

Lori Petty, who became famous back in the 90's for her roles in Point Break and Tank Girl, was arrested last night in Venice, California.  The intoxicated actress reportedly ran into a skateboarder with her car.

The accident happened at 9:00 p.m. Saturday night and at 1:21 a.m. this morning she was booked for a felony DUI.  Petty is being held on $100,000 bail.

Neither Lori nor the skateboarder were transported to the hospital and both were said to have only suffered minor injuries.

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On March 18, 2009, 46 year old British actress Natasha Richardson's life was cut short after she suffered a head injury while on a skiing getaway with her son in Quebec.  Details have emerged, regarding her will, which was drawn up in 2005 in the presence of her husband Liam Neeson and close friend Aidan Quinn.

The majority of her assets were left to Liam, according to the estate papers.  The couple, who had two sons together, had homes in Manhattan and in the Hudson Valley, where Natasha was laid to rest.

Natasha, the daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and Tony Richardson, left $200,000 to her half-sister Katherine Grimond Hess, $50,000 to Josephine Burke, who was an employee who lives in London, $20,000 to her aunt and $10,000 to Queens resident Kevin Mark Harris, who works in television.

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 kimora lee simmons welcomes a son

Baby Phat CEO and reality show star Kimora Lee Simmons sent a couple of tweets on Friday, announcing to her followers that she was in labor.  She even shared a TwitPic taken of the fashion model from her hospital bed.

The first tweet on Friday announced, "It's time!!  No turning back!  At hospital in labor right now!!  A while later she updated, "Having contractions now!  Ooo-wee!  It's like WHOA!  Love & Light, KLS."

That was the end of her narrative and some sixteen hows later, she and partner Djimon Hounsou, an Oscar-nominated actor and model, welcomed a baby son.  The child was born Saturday morning, May 30th.

Kimora was married to Russell Simmons and they share custody of 9-year-old Ming Lee and 6-year-old Aoki Lee.  Kimora filed for divorce in March 2007, when she and Hounsou began a relationship.  She and her daughters have starred on Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane on The Style Network since 2007.

We fully expect that Kimora will tweet more baby details and announce the newborns name soon.

More family photos below.

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