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Howard K. Stern, the former companion and wannabe baby daddy of Anna Nicole Smith, was arraigned today on 11 felony charges related to her drug use.

The charges include allegations that Stern, the late model's principal enabler, helped the Playboy model score opiate prescriptions using aliases, a major crime.

He is also accused of helping administer them.

Dr. Khristine Eroshevich and Dr. Sandeep Kapoor, both of whom treated and allegedly prescribed drugs to Smith, were each arraigned on six felonies as well.

All three defendants have pleaded not guilty.

Howard K. Stern Photograph

Howard K. Stern is in hot water over Anna Nicole Smith's death.

Howard's attorney, Steve Sadow, charges against his client "BS" at a press conference afterward, and claims that Anna Nicole Smith was "not an addict."

He says the medications given to Anna were prescribed for pain relief, and there therefore, she wasn't an addict. Not sure that adds up, Steve, but hey.

Anna Nicole's health was Howard's "main concern," his lawyer said.

Tuesday, a Los Angeles Times report described the death as a pharmacutical suicide. Like the Michael Jackson case, time will tell if a jury finds that the defendants below played criminal roles in Smith's death, however it's classified ...

  • Howard K. Stern Mug Shot
  • Sandeep Kapoor Mug Shot

Howard K. Stern, Dr. Khristine Eroshevich and Dr. Sandeep Kapoor.

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John Travolta calmly described in Bahamian court today how he helped a nanny perform CPR on his 16-year-old son Jett, whose death in January was not only tragic, but sparked an alleged $25 million extortion plot against the actor.

"Jeff [Kathrein], the other nanny, was doing compressions. I was doing the breathing," said the actor, whose son was in the bedroom of the family condo.

Paramedic Tarino Lightbourne, one of the first people to arrive when Jett Travolta died after suffering a seizure, and his lawyer, former Bahamian Sen. Pleasant Bridgewater, stand accused of conspiring to extort $25 million from Travolta.

In return for the money, the two allegedly would refrain from making public a document relating to Jett's treatment. The defendants pleaded not guilty.

The actor stood before the court during testimony, standard practice in the British legal system. At times he leaned foward on a podium when he spoke.

John Travolta testified that his son had a history of seizures and for the first time publicly said that his teenage son suffered from autism: "My son was autistic and suffered from seizure disorder every 5-10 days," Travolta said.

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John Travolta was forced to recall the worst day of his life under oath.

Police say that Jett was placed in an ambulance, while Lightbourn said John Travolta wanted his son taken directly to the airport instead of to a hospital.

A police investigator then testified that Travolta signed a form that released the paramedics from liability for not transporting the patient to a hospital.

At some point that morning, a decision was made to take Jett to the hospital.

Nonetheless, prosecutors allege that Lightbourn and Bridgewater threatened to release private information unless Travolta paid them $25 million.

In testimony, the two-time Oscar nominee recalled that Jett "would suffer a seizure that would last 45 seconds to a minute and sleep for 12 hours."

On the morning of his son's death, January 2, John Travolta said he was awakened and ran downstairs to find people already trying to save his son.

John arrived hand-in-hand with his wife Kelly Preston in the courtroom Wednesday, soft-spoken and calm during his testimony. Both were described as "graceful" by a courtroom observer, who added that the couple did not tear up.

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Grey's Anatomy actress Ellen Pompeo and her husband Chris Ivery welcomed their first child, a girl, the weekend before last, according to reports.

"Her name is Stella Luna Pompeo Ivery," her rep said.

Kendra and Son

Stella was born September 15 in Los Angeles.

Ellen Pompeo, 39, and Chris Ivery, 41, a music producer, tied the knot at a small ceremony in 2007 and announced they were expecting this April.

"It's a huge lifestyle change, and I take that very seriously," she said of motherhood. "Chris and I enjoy life so much. We go to Europe and sleep in."

"So, when I have the baby, I won't feel like we've missed having any fun, reckless times together, like staying up all night drinking champagne and having sex until five in the morning and not having to get up until two in the afternoon."

A little TMI there, but point well taken and agreed with.

Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery are now parents!

Grey's Anatomy co-star Jessica Capshaw thinks she'll do fine: "She is so on top of it, and she is so excited, and she is very sweet about it," Capshaw said.

"She is exactly the way that she should be about it, which is really excited and hopeful but at the same time really pragmatic and planning, doing research."

Congratulations to Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery, who was recently accused of cheating on his pregnant wife with a teenage Bostonian named Rachel Artz.

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Just when you think OK! Magazine can't lower the bar any further, the fabled celebrity gossip supermarket tabloid establishes a new standard of hilarity.

According to this fine publication, Jennifer Aniston is pregnant! What great news!

Suri With Katie

Too bad there's not a single fact that would remotely suggest this, nor is she even in a relationship. Besides, everyone knows she's going to die alone.

According to OK!, Jen has never hidden that her biological clock is ticking since she turned 40 in February. Understandable, as that's pretty near death.

“I feel [motherhood is] in my future and I’m on the verge of it in some way,” the Love Happens star said in recent months. “I want to have children."

Jen's "baby dream" is coming true. What that is? No one knows.

Becoming a parent has quickly become a high priority for the actress, who has scheduled several months off before starting her next project in 2010.

At least according to a celebrity gossip magazine that cites made-up sources who have surely never even spoken to her. They're made up, after all.

“Jen’s made no secret of the fact she wants to get pregnant,” says one such source. “Now, with nothing on her schedule for a while, she can finally relax and address priorities that matter most. Motherhood is at the top of her list."

“She wants to have a baby soon,” adds another Aniston insider.

Someone should probably tell her that. If she's not too busy picking out what to wear to the wedding of Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart, that is.

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The worldwide premiere of the film documenting the King of Pop's preparation for his comeback tour that he died before he could embark on, is set for October 27.

Follow this link to check out a leaked clip from the documentary.

Michael Jackson OK! Cover

The This Is It film event will be supplemented by a new single from the late Michael Jackson, also entitled "This Is It," scheduled to be released on October 12.

A two-disc album by the same name will come out October 27.

Regarding the new single, "This song only defines, once again, what the world already knows - that Michael is one of God's greatest gifts," said John McClain, co-producer of the album and co-executor of the superstar's estate.

Michael Jackson rehearsing for the tour that wasn't.

The first disc will feature the original masters of Michael's greatest hits arranged in the same order as they appear in the film, ending with the new "This Is It."

The new song features the Jackson brothers on backing vocals.

Disc two offers unreleased versions of his classic tracks, including a spoken word poem from Michael entitled "Planet Earth." It also includes a 36-page commemorative booklet with exclusive pictures of his last rehearsal.

It's hard to blame the estate for trying to cash in on the overwhelming interest in and popularity of Michael Jackson's music in the wake of his tragic death, but at this rate, This Is It should be renamed "This Is Overkill."

Or maybe his fans want every second of it. You tell us.

Will you go see the MJ documentary, This Is It?

 

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In her new memoir, actress Mackenzie Phillips scandalously and disturbingly reveals that she had a 10-year affair with her father, musician John Phillips.

It's an outrageous claim, but likely (and sadly) not an untrue one.

Mackenzie's half-sister, Chynna Phillips, backs her up all the way.

Chynna, of the hit 90s group Wilson Phillips, shares her side of the sad tale, recalling how she once got a call from Mackenzie, now 49, in 1997.

This was 11 years after the affair had ended. Mackenzie Phillips spilled to Chynna, now 41, all about how their father had an affair with her.

"She said, 'I don't know why, but I just really felt the need to call you and tell you something that I think you need to know,'" Chynna Phillips said.

Chynna Phillips believes Mackenzie's story 100 percent.

"[Mackenzie] went on to tell me that she had had an incestuous relationship with our dad (of '60s band The Mamas and the Papas) for about 10 years."

When the affair began, John Phillips was married to his third wife, model Genevieve ­Waïte. Chynna's reaction, not surprisingly, was total shock.

"Somebody could have dropped a piano on my head and I probably wouldn't have felt it," the singer says in an interview with Us Weekly. "But I knew it was true. I mean, who in their right mind would make such a claim if it wasn't true?"

She says the news sent her into "a deep, deep sadness and depression."

In her book, High on Arrival, Mackenzie Phillips also claims she and her father did drugs together and that her father "shot me up for the first time."

Chynna confirms this as well: "They were both doing drugs together."

"After long nights of heroin use, she's claiming that she once woke up and that my father was on top of her having sex with her," Chynna said.

"Was he actually raping her? I don't know. Do I believe that they had an incestuous relationship and that it went on for 10 years? Yes."

Mackenzie Phillips and her father, Jon Phillips.

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We're kidding, of course. Jessica is not really suicidal.

Just the same, after reading this article, Papa Joe Simpson might want to take away her belts and shoelaces just to be extra cautious. It could get ugly.

Jessica and Her Bitch

If being needy and clingy and having a coyote devour her dog weren't bad enough, Jessica Simpson's ex-husband is back together with his ex-girlfriend.

Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo have been taking their PDA parade nationwide lately, hooking up in L.A., NYC and for the last three nights, Las Vegas!

On Saturday night, the two checked out singer Matt Goss' new show at the Palms Casino Resort, where Kim Kardashian even sang and danced on stage.

Nick and 'Nessa: Hottest couple ever? Quite possibly?

Not about to call it an early night, Nick and Vanessa were later seen partying and dancing until the wee hours with Wilmer Valderrama at nightclub LAX.

On Sunday, they watched the New York Giants battle with the Dallas Cowboys (they of Jessica's other ex Tony Romo) at First Food & Bar in the Palazzo.

They obviously liked First Food & Bar. They returned last night to watch Monday Night Football and dine on Grandma's Pizza and ice cream sandwiches.

Wow, back-to-back nights at a sports bar? Vanessa Minnillo sounds like the coolest, most laid-back chick ever. Quite a contrast from pathetic Jessica.

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Jon Gosselin's girlfriend and alleged "soul mate" Hailey Glassman went under the knife for breast augmentation surgery on September 16, Star magazine reports.

Which basically means it didn't happen, but what are you gonna do.

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"Hailey's been very self-conscious about her breasts," a supposed friend, who's apparently not a very good friend, told Star. "She didn't like the way they looked."

Hailey Glassman, 22, was seen walking out of Natural Images in Plastic Surgery in Nyack, N.Y. She was with her mom Lauren, and dad, Dr. Lawrence Glassman (who was Kate Gosselin's surgeon, but not involved in Hailey's non-operation).

Dr. Glassman performed a tummy tuck on Kate, back when Jon was still married to the grating harpy who birthed eight humans. Jon then began dating Hailey about 15 seconds after filing for divorce from Kate earlier this year.

Hailey Glassman before she (allegedly) got a boob job.

While we reiterate that this story is likely total crap, a Star reporter claims to have seen Hailey post-surgery, looking disoriented and walking very slowly.

No word on whether said reporter's name is Kate Major.

Jon Gosselin "fully supported her decision" to have the surgery, reports the celebrity gossip rag. Hey, you gotta back your soul mate up on these things.

Especially if your soul mate wants bigger boobs. Yee-haw!

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Kevin Federline is famous only because he used to be married to Britney Spears and helped spawn her two sons. Now he is best known for being really freaking fat.

Fat doesn't really do it justice. We are talking obese here, people.

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Well, that may not last. Having stuffed himself silly for the past nine months, K-Fed is now going to get paid to go on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club and lose some weight.

Is this a great country or what?

A rep for the network confirms that K-(over)-Fed is joining the cast of the show's new season. Also appearing? Kevin Federline's ex and baby mama, Shar Jackson!

In addition to Britney Spears' kids Sean Preston and Jayden James Federline, Kevin also impregnated Shar twice, only to dump her for Spears. A classy move.

LARGE AND IN CHARGE: Did you really need to take the leftovers, K-Fed? We know you aren't planning on giving 'em to the dog. [Photo: PacificCoastNewsOnline.com]

Despite being lambasted in the press for putting on absolutely massive amounts of weight, Kevin seems happy these days with girlfriend Victoria Prince.

She's in slightly better shape than he.

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It's no Kellan Lutz and Jessica Stroup, but Kate Walsh made quite the romantic splash attending the Emmy Awards Sunday night with new beau Neil Andrea.

Just don't expect the Private Practice star to open up about it.

Kate Walsh, Neil Andrea

Asked about her hot date, Walsh told the New York Daily News, "I'm not going to talk about it. I know you have to ask, but it's top-secret! It's in the vault!"

Great Seinfeld quote, but their affection wasn't in any vault.

Walsh introduced Andrea to new NCIS: Los Angeles star Chris O'Donnell as "my boyfriend," and later, the pair were seen locking lips, according to reports.

Neil Andrea: Kate Walsh's hot new arm candy.

Neil Andrea also supported Kate Walsh at the Private Practice "Blow Out Cancer" charity event to benefit the American Cancer Society Monday in Beverly Hills.

The two arrived together but Walsh talked to the press as Andrea went off to chat up her co-stars Taye Diggs, Tim Daly, Paul Adelstein, and Chris Lowell.

Walsh married film executive Alex Young in September 2007, but rather contentiously filed for divorce in December 2008 citing irreconcilable differences.

At least they appear to be getting along more amicably now, however: "Alex and I still care for each other, and I wish him nothing but the best," she said.

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