Kim Basinger used to be married to Alec Baldwin. She also used to actually star in movies.
A Guide to the Best Celebrity Divorce Battles
From Britney and Kevin to the Tommy Lee-Kid Rock fight to that crazy lesbian Anne Heche, the spectacle of a public, bitter celebrity divorces sure is certainly one to behold. Here's The Hollywood Gossip's field guide to some of the major celebrities whose nuptials have unraveled before our eyes.
KEVIN FEDERLINE vs. BRITNEY SPEARS
Basinger Denies Leaking Tape, Calls Baldwin Unstable
Kim Basinger denied leaking Alec Baldwin's angry voicemail rant to their daughter Ireland and called on her ex-husband to "finally address his unstable and irrational behavior."
"Everybody is always asking why this custody battle has been going on for so many years and now they have the answer," Basinger said in a statement, released by her rep yesterday.
Kim Basinger Charged With Contempt, Custody Breach
Channeling her inner Pete Doherty (and apparently in need of a lawyer as good as his), actress Kim Basinger may face 60 days in jail and a $12,000 fine when she makes an appearance in court tomorrow on 12 contempt of court charges.
Basinger is accused of breaching a custody agreement she shares with ex-husband Alec Baldwin, who claims she failed to notify him when she was out of town and also failed to inform him when their daughter, Ireland, suffered an injury that required medical attention.
Kim Basinger Charged With Contempt
The Gossip has learned that crazy Kim Basinger was arraigned on contempt charges yesterday. Kim's former husband, Alec Baldwin, triggered the case by alleging that Kim is guilty of a laundry list of violations in their ongoing custody dispute.
Among Baldwin's allegations -- that Basinger blocked his visitation rights, blocked his rights to speak with his daughter on the telephone and failed to notify him when the child suffered an injury.
Ding, Ding! Baldwin, Basinger Spar Again
The war of words between Saddam Hussein Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger is heating up some more. Since their divorce in 2002, the stars have been involved in an ongoing custody battle over their daughter, Ireland.
In the October issue of GQ (in which he also made some interesting remarks about Tom Cruise), Baldwin unleashes a barrage of insults aimed at one of Basinger's lawyers, Judy Bogen (pictured, left).
Kim Basinger Likened Alec Baldwin to Saddam Hussein
Washed-up movie star Alec Baldwin is currently paying the bills on TV shows embroiled in an acrimonious custody battle over his daughter with ex-wife Kim Basinger.
How bad is this domestic dispute? Basinger once referred to her husband as Saddam Hussein. Ouch! The moniker so upset Baldwin that he didn't want to get out of bed for some time afterwards, according to GQ. Baldwin, 48, was married to Basinger, 52, for many years (some of which were happy) before they separated in 2000. Their daughter, Ireland Eliesse, is 10.