Paris Hilton has been charged with felony drug possession following her Aug. 27 arrest in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police arrested Hilton last Friday after a motorcycle officer pulled over the heiress and her boyfriend, Cy Waits, on the Las Vegas Strip. The couple was stopped after the cop smelled marijuana smoke wafting from their SUV, which was being driven by Waits.
Gertrude Elizabeth Vachon (January 12, 1962 – August 27, 2010) was a Canadian professional wrestler better known by the ring name Luna Vachon
Early career (1985-1992)
World Wrestling Federation (1993-1994)
Luna's first WWF appearance was in April 1993 at WrestleMania IX,
In 1994, Luna was the first woman to appear in a WWF video game,
Independents and Extreme Championship Wrestling (1994-1996)
World Championship Wrestling (1997)
World Wrestling Federation (1997-2000)
Independent circuit (2000-2007)
her last match took place on December 7 for Great Lakes Championship Wrestling in Milwaukee. She successfully defended her GLCW Ladies Championship against Traci Brooks and then retired as champion.
Death of Luna Vachon On the morning of August 27, 2010, Luna Vachon was found dead at her Florida home, when her mother called on her. According to the autopsy, she died of a drug overdose. Investigators found oxycodone and multiple prescription drugs in her bedroom. The Medication was due to her many injuries suffered during her career as well as her bipolar disorder. Luna became addicted to the medication at some point and underwent rehabilition, paid for by WWE, which she completed in June 2009. She was buried in a ceremony open to immediate family only, at the ranch formerly owned by her close friend Andre the Giant.
Nancy Dolman, Martin Short's wife, had suffered from cancer since 2007, but the cause of her death has not been made public.
Nancy Dolman was 58 years old at the time of her death.
Dolman and Short were married for 30 years.
Nancy Dolman (1952 - August 21, 2010) was a Canadian comic actress. She is most notable for her recurring role as Annie Selig Tate on the ABC cult sitcom "Soap", "Second City Television" and "Custard Pie". She also appeared in her husband Martin Short's critically acclaimed 1985 cable television special Martin Short: Concert for the North Americas.
Talk radio host Dr. Laura Schlessinger announced the end of her radio show (15 yrs national syndication) during an appearance on Larry King Live.
7 days earlier, on August 10, 2010, on a call with an African-American woman who was seeking advice concerning her own interracial marriage, Schlessinger used the "N" word eleven times, saying that mention of the term did not constitute racism. She told the caller that she had the right to say the word because black comedians and actors on HBO say it, and cited a previous race-related comment made by her that was "funny" (and was made to her bodyguard, a black man). She also claimed that black people voted for Barack Obama for President on the basis of skin color, as an example of blacks as well as whites making judgments based solely on skin color. She apologized for doing the "wrong thing" a day later
Laura Catherine Schlessinger (born January 16, 1947) is an American talk radio host, socially conservative commentator and author. Her call-in radio program occasionally features short monologues on social and political topics, but consists mainly of her responses to callers' requests for personal advice. Schlessinger's answers have been variously characterized as direct, wise, to-the-point, abrupt and cruel. Her website says that her show "preaches, teaches, and nags about morals, values and ethics."
Laura Schlessinger converted to Orthodox Judaism (Jewish) in 1998. She has a black belt in Karate.
In 1998, Her nude photos from the 70's were released online.
Michael Douglas, a heavy smoker, is suffering from throat cancer and will undergo chemotherapy. Doctors expect him to make a full recovery.
Michael Kirk Douglas (September 25, 1944) is an American actor and producer, primarily in movies and television. He has won three Golden Globes and two Academy Awards, first as producer of 1975's Best Picture, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and as Best Actor in 1987 for his role in Wall Street. Douglas received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 2009
Zsa Zsa Gabor asked for a priest to read her the last rites as she remained in an extremely serious condition in hospital.
After hip-replacement surgery Zsa Zsa Gabor was sent home from the UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center on August 11th. However, on Aug. 13, Gabor rushed back to the hospital due to bleeding and in a lot of pain.
Fantasia Monique Barrino (born June 30, 1984) commonly known as Fantasia, is an American R&B/soul singer, Broadway and television actress who rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the television series American Idol in 2004. She has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards. After playing the part of Celie in the Broadway musical The Color Purple, she is cast to be in the film adaptation of the musical.
Patricia Neal (January 20, 1926 – August 8, 2010) was an American actress of stage and screen. She won the Best Actress Oscar for her role in the drama Hud (1963).
During the filming of The Fountainhead (1949), Neal had an affair with her married co-star, Gary Cooper, whom she had met in 1947 when she was 21 and he was 46. By 1950, Cooper's wife, Veronica, had found out about the relationship and sent Neal a telegram demanding they end it. Neal became pregnant by Cooper, but he persuaded her to have an abortion.
Death of Patricia Neal Patricia Neal died at her home in Edgartown, Massachusetts on Martha's Vineyard, August 8, 2010, of lung cancer.
A North Carolina woman is alleging that "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino engaged in an affair with her husband, and says in court documents that the pair "recorded" their sexual encounters.
Barrino -- the 2004 winner of the popular Fox show and an eight-time Grammy nominee -- treated Cook to a lavish lifestyle over the course of their affair, flying him to Atlanta, Georgia; Miami, Florida; New York; Los Angeles, California; and Barbados, the documents allege.
Bobby Hebb (Robert Von Hebb, July 26, 1938 - August 3, 2010) was an African American singer and songwriter, best known for his writing and recording of "Sunny".
"Sunny" has been recorded by, among others, Cher, Boney M, Georgie Fame, Johnny Rivers, Stevie Wonder, Frank Sinatra with Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, the Electric Flag, The Four Seasons, two different versions from Frankie Valli, the Four Tops, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Les McCann, Wes Montgomery, Dusty Springfield, and Classics IV. One re-recording, a disco version called "Sunny '76" was a hit for Hebb in that year. In 2000, Musiq did an updated dance version retitled "Just Friends (Sunny)," which went to #31 on the U.S. Billboard charts.
Hebb also had hits with his "A Satisfied Mind" in 1966 and "Love Me" in 1967, and has written many other songs, including Lou Rawls' 1971 hit "A Natural Man." Six years prior to "Sunny", he reached the New York Top 50 with a remake of Roy Acuff's "Night Train To Memphis".
Death of Bobby Hebb Bobby Hebb died of lung cancer. Bobby Hebb was 72 years old at the time of his death
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