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Chris Brown may be back in the public eye more often lately, but the singer has yet to find a way to get rid of that pesky court case hanging over his head.

Seeking to have Brown's felony assault charges thrown out, attorney Mark Geragos requested, and was denied a postponement of his preliminary hearing.

Geragos wanted a hold on the case, claiming the disturbing, leaked police photo of Rihanna's bruised face, obtained by TMZ, compromises Brown's defense.

He had requested access to records of the police's internal investigation, even though per current law, Geragos is only allowed access to the LAPD's records after the preliminary hearing ... which he's trying his hardest to delay.

The California appeals court shot down Geragos' request without giving a reason, and the preliminary hearing is still on schedule for June 22.

The preliminary hearing will determine whether the case against Brown, who has been receiving death threats, goes to trial.

If it does, Rihanna will testify, as we reported last month.

"If the preliminary hearing goes forward, she is legally required to be there, and will answer all questions truthfully," her attorney, Donald Etra, said.

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Los Angeles prosecutors have already subpoenaed Rihanna to appear in court to testify in the assault case against her ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown.

The "Umbrella" singer was served with the subpoena in person Tuesday afternoon in Los Angeles, summoning her to the June 22 preliminary hearing in court.

If it gets to that point, Rihanna will also be subject to cross-examination by Geragos. The felony case could end any time with a plea bargain, making the hearing unnecessary, but the chances of that happening are unclear.

Brown has actively sought a plea for months, hoping to avoid jail time. The fact it has reached this stage suggests the sides are not too close to an agreement.

If Rihanna does end up testifying, it "can make or break the case," says L.A. criminal defense attorney Jeffery Rubenstein, who is not involved with the case.

"Rihanna's willingness to testify and be truthful about what happened is a step closer to convicting Brown. On the other hand, if prosecutors fail to present a case, Geragos can seek to dismiss or reduce the charges on the spot."

Regardless, he might want to tell Chris to rethink is PR strategy.

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It's been about 12 hours since we learned the tragic, devastating news of Paris Hilton's shocking breakup with boyfriend du jour Doug Reinhardt.

Now that the dust is settling, the tears have stopped flowing, and we are able to keep food down again, we're looking into what led to the split.

Well, according to reports, Paris Hilton and Doug Reinhardt got into a big fight at The Darkroom in L.A. on Tuesday night, which was the final straw.

The nuclear blowout ended with Paris giving her man, who previously dated LC and Amanda Bynes, the heave-ho before storming out of the club.

But wait, it gets better.

SIX MONTHS IN PARIS: Doug Reinhardt had a heck of a run.

Sources close to Paris say she immediately revoked his privileges to enter the gated community where she lives, so early on Wednesday morning, Doug Reinhardt stood outside the barricade, beside himself, realizing he was locked out for good.

The source says Paris couldn't be happier, as she realizes "Doug is a douche just like everyone tried to tell her and that he was only dating her for publicity."

Well, that about covers it. Your move, Doug.

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Following a transfer of prison residences, music producer and murderer Phil Spector was photographed by the California Department of Corrections again this week.

Unlike his prior photo shoots, Spector, who was sentenced to 19 years for murdering actress Lana Clarkson, was not allowed to wear a wig, per state regulations.

As a result, you have one of the creepiest celeb mugshots in history.

Yes, it's even worse the previous Phil Spector mug shot. It is quite terrifying. And a little amusing in a morbid sort of way. Follow the jump to check it out:

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Are Sean and Jayden getting a new daddy?

Britney Spears took a break between concerts to walk around Hyde Park in London yesterday with her adorable sons, Sean Preston and Jayden James.

Sandra and Louis

Accompanying them was none other than the singer's agent and new, confirmed boyfriend, Jason Trawick. Isn't it nice to see her with a stable guy in her life?

Here's the hot mom with her new hot guy:

Sean Preston and Jayden James Federline have yet to comment publicly on the fact that Britney and Jason are dating. Expect a statement from their rep soon.

All we've got to say is, how long before Britney and Jason Trawick walk down the aisle? We're thinking late summer, maybe a nice Labor Day weekend wedding.

We can't wait, what about you?

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Heather Graham and Kristin Cavallari are never afraid to show some skin - when it comes to stirring up trouble or in a sexy cutout dress they both wore.

Both blonde bombshells left their locks loose and curly and kept their accessories simple for their ensemble, as you can see in the two images below.

While the actress who enjoys epic boink-a-thons picked black strappy heels to complete her look, Kristin Cavallari opted for nude peep-toe pumps.

It looks like Heather went with no underwear and the new Hills villain wore a flesh-colored coverup underneath, but, tough to say. We may never know.

On a side note, Kristin wore it to The Wizard of Oz exhibition at L.A.'s Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Tuesday night. Hills fans recall who used to attend that same institution: Lauren Conrad herself.

Anyway, who wore it better? Tell us below!

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Who rocked this frock harder?

 

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Doug Reinhardt and Paris Hilton had a great run. Who would have ever seen a breakup coming after six months and hundreds of nauseating PDAs?

THG NOTE: We did. Numerous times. Ever since they started dating.

In any case, despite the persistent engagement rumors (fostered by her, for attention) Paris and her boyfriend du jour have officially called it quits.

A rep for the ho-tel heiress confirmed the breakup, for which no reason has been given as of this posting, with the following statement today:

"In response to the inquiry on whether Paris Hilton has split up with Doug Reinhardt, yes, this is true, the couple are no longer together."

"They remain friends and ask that you please respect their privacy."

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After splitting with Doug Reinhardt, Paris Hilton deeply wants privacy and not to be showered in celeb gossip attention ... for the first time ever. [Photo: Fame Pictures]

The pair had been together for six months, which is an eternity by her standards. Reinhardt's rep, who better start sending out resumes, had no comment.

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. This saying also applies to Paris and Doug. Click to enlarge some more photos of the hot couple:

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Seriously, Star ought to start publishing itself as fan fiction.

According to the venerable celebrity gossip tabloid, whose writers really need a raise, after making secret plans for a 1 a.m. rendezvous, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston got together at a New York City hotel and spent two hours - alone!

In a "blockbuster exclusive" - which is pretty easy to snag when you make up the story - Star reveals, thanks to a tell-all interview with the driver who brought Jen to the Gramercy Park Hotel, that the ex-couple went to great lengths not to be seen.

This explains why there were no photos of Jen and Brad together ... just a cover featuring two separate photos made to look like they were together.

Hilarious Jen and Brad Cover

"It was well planned so no one would see them," says the anonymous driver, who claims that the pair spent more than two hours alone together in the back of the Gramercy's nearly deserted 18th floor Private Roof Club and Garden.

"They were really careful not to be spotted."

This isn't the first time Brad has engaged in a made-up rendezvous concocted by Star Magazine that ended with him getting to see Jennifer Aniston nude.

They were not even remotely shuttled around New York City in a black SUV on April 23, sipping Starbucks and chatting in separate cities with other people.

Knowing how Angelina Jolie reacted when she first caught Brad talking to Jen on the phone recently, insiders say she's not going to be happy about this.

Well, she probably be wouldn't if it were true anyway.

"When Angelina finds out about this reunion, she'll go ballistic," says a fictitious source, assessing the situation with great expertise and wisdom.

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According to a reliable Bachelorette source - one who has been right about the shocking developments on the series before - there is some serious fabrication taking place on the reality show this season, and Jillian Harris is in on it.

If you recall, "Reality Steve" knew Bachelor Jason Mesnick would choose Melissa Rycroft at the final rose ceremony, then dump her for Molly Malaney on the "After the Final Rose" special. However he gets them, he knows his Bachelor spoilers.

Suffice it to say, The Bachelorette spoilers below are probably more or less accurate, and have not been printed before on our site. So read with caution.

On drunk, angry David, who got the boot in this week's episode:

David, The Bachelorette

THE RAGING LUNATIC: Was everything Dave said and did an act?

"Something has come to the forefront that shows once again how well engineered this show is. Not surprising to hear this, but par for the course for ABC.

As we all remember in the first episode, when David exited the limo, he stood in front of Jillian for a good ten seconds in complete silence. In episodes since, the guy has been anything BUT silent, and has come across as a drunken lunatic.

Yet on the first episode, he said he couldn't think of anything to say. Jillian Harris liked that approach and gave him the first impression rose for it.

Well, I found out in recent days, confirmed by three sources, that Dave was told, the night of the meet-and-greet, to pretend he was nervous.

In addition, the scene where Dave is speechless in front of Jillian was also re-shot THREE times because he kept laughing every time he did it.

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That's the rumor. According to sources, the baby-faced crooner has been seen with a "mystery woman" identified as Grace Miguel, an Island Def Jam staffer.

It gets worse (or better, if you're a Tameka hater, or Grace Miguel).

Usher at the VMAs

Last week, KM Press saw Miguel and Usher - who married Tameka Foster in 2007 - at Malibu Country Market, and the star wasn't wearing his wedding ring!

Moreover, Usher and Grace Miguel were spotted by celebrity photo agency X17 entering the Sun set Marquis Hotel in West Hollywood on Thursday evening.

We think this is Grace Miguel. We are not entirely confident of this, but it's the best we've got for now. The Island Def Jam staffer may be having an affair with Usher.

In February, the N.Y. Post reported that Tameka Foster, who lives in Atlanta with her kids, was livid because Usher refused to let her come to Las Vegas, where he was recording his new album at the time. Usher's rep refused to comment.

Grace Miguel also did not return calls for comment. This is the second most scandalous Usher sighting of the last month, following his night out with Chris Brown.

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Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin recently paid a visit to the Big Apple, and as he has been known to do on The Late Show, David Letterman had some fun at her expense.

The 2008 GOP Vice Presidential nominee and her husband were hardly amused.

Tuesday night, Letterman joked in his monologue that when Sarah visited Yankee Stadium, she sat in "far, far right field" with Rudy Giuliani. Ba-dum-ching.

"They had a wonderful time," the talk show host continued. "The toughest part of her visit was keeping Eliot Spitzer away from her daughter." Ooooooh.

That, of course, is a reference to the disgraced former N.Y. Governor who was caught sleeping with hooker Ashley Dupre and forced to resign his office.

“One awkward moment for Sarah Palin at the game," Letterman later said, "during the seventh inning, her daughter was knocked up by Alex Rodriguez.”

While clearly digs at A-Rod and Spitzer and not the Palins, Alaska's first couple took to - what else - Facebook to post the following message in response:

"Any 'jokes' about raping my 14-year-old daughter are despicable. Alaskans know it and I believe the rest of the world knows it, too," Todd Palin wrote.

Meanwhile, from Sarah Palin:

"Concerning Letterman's comments about my young daughter (and I doubt he'd ever dare make such comments about anyone else's daughter): 'Laughter incited by sexually-perverted comments made by a 62-year-old male celebrity aimed at a 14-year-old girl is not only disgusting, but it reminds us some Hollywood/NY entertainers have a long way to go in understanding what the rest of America understands – that acceptance of inappropriate sexual comments about an underage girl, who could be anyone's daughter, contributes to the atrociously high rate of sexual exploitation of minors by older men who use and abuse others.'"

While in somewhat poor taste, does anyone think Dave is really advocating "perverted" acts against 14-year-old Willow... or Track, or Field, or whichever one it is?

And is it not a comedy show, where stars are lampooned?

Not to mention the fact that Bristol Palin, the couple's oldest daughter, actually was knocked up in early 2008, when she was 17. But that's neither here nor there.

One could even argue that the only exploitation of the Palins' daughter is courtesy of the Palins themselves, who are making a giant deal out of a relatively harmless joke to play the victim and get attention. Would you put it past them?

Either that, or they're complete nut jobs. Perhaps a little of both.