Celebrity Sex Tape Broker David Hans Schmidt Dead at 47

David Hans Schmidt, the celebrity sex tape broker who was facing prison time after pleading guilty to trying extort money from Tom Cruise, was found dead in his home yesterday afternoon, according to authorities.

Local ivestigators said it appeared David Hans Schmidt, 47, who was under house arrest in the Phoenix area pending sentencing, had committed suicide.

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An Interview With Whitney Port

An Interview With Whitney Port

Amid an endless sea of cat fights, drunken nights and Spencer Pratt bound bites, the stabilizing influence of The Hills has always been the lovely Whitney Port.

We first saw the striking blonde-haired, blue-eyed Whitney when she was a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed co-intern of Lauren Conrad at Teen Vogue.

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Miley Cyrus Makes Like Jordin Sparks

Miley Cyrus Makes Like Jordin Sparks

Tara Reid has a better chance of getting into Hyde than guys do of getting into the pants of Miley Cyrus.

In the wake of rumors that she was somehow pregnant, the Hannah Montana star made Jordin Sparks-like remarks, stating she won't be giving her special flower away before marriage:

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Audrina, Justin-Bobby, Lauren at Hot Hollywood Awards

Audrina, Justin-Bobby, Lauren at Hot Hollywood Awards

Opera and Crimson morphed into one ultra-club for Us Weekly's annual Hot Hollywood Awards, which was as packed with celebrities as it was with their publicists, assistants, managers and bodyguards.

Case in point: when Justin Brescia, a.k.a. Justin-Bobby from The Hills, has a PR rep guarding his table, you know there is something wrong with the world.

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Chris Brown: Me and Rihanna are Mad Tight

While Britney Spears was melting down at the MTV Music Video Awards, some artists who take their work seriously were using the occasion to shine.

Exhibits A & B: Chris Brown and Rihanna. When you leave Justin Timberlake speechless with your dance moves and routine, you're on the right track!

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No Longer Naked: Vanessa Hudgens

Way to go, Vanessa Hudgens!

We're not sure how many attempts it took, but the High School Musical star was able to put on clothing before hitting an Us Weekly party earlier this week.

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One For the Road: Britney Enjoys Margarita as Alli Drives

When Britney Spears left a recording studio in Burbank, Calif., last night, she apparently needed to take the edge off. We're talking right away.

As Britney sat down in the passenger seat of her white Mercedes, her assistant, BFF and possible cousin, Alli Sims clandestinely handed her a margarita ... in front of, oh, about 50 members of the celebrity news media. Give or take.

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