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Pacific Palisades Welcomes Tyra Banks

PACIFIC PALISADES—Supermodel and television personality, Tyra Banks, recently paid $3.3 million to acquire a home in Pacific Palisades. The property, which is located nearby downtown Pacific Palisades, was recently completed and includes four bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms. The contemporary-style abode has tall doors and ceilings and oversized windows, providing the home with a rich profusion of natural light. Other...

Vandal(s) Target Cosby’s Star

HOLLYWOOD—In the face of multiple sexual abuse allegations, paint marker-wielding vandals defiled Bill Cosby’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with hostile graffiti. On December 2, witness Josh Keown noticed the graffiti on the actor-comedian’s star and posted a picture of it on his Twitter page. The photo reveals the word “rapist” scribbled in black marker several times across the...

Gaga No Longer Controls Her Home

MALIBU—Singer Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, 28, better known by her stage name, Lady Gaga, has given her father, Joseph Germanotta, complete control of her pricey Malibu estate. Built in 2005, the massive, six-acre Mediterranean-style property is enclosed in a private gated community. Gaga reportedly dished out $24 million for the estate last October. Included in the five-bedroom, 12-bathroom home’s 10,270 square feet...

Freddie Prinze Jr. Recovering From Spine Surgery

HOLLYWOOD—Freddie Prinze Jr., 38, star of adventure films “Scooby‑Doo” and “Scooby‑Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed” is on the road to recovery after a recent spine surgery. Prinze shared the news of his surgery by tweeting, "Spine surgery this morning but now ur homie is ... Robo-Bro!” Prinze also shared several pictures of himself before and after his surgery via Twitter. Prinze has been learning...

Jake Gyllenhaal Departs From Hollywood Home

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—A modest, single story Hollywood Hills residence, which Jake Gyllenhaal, 33, called home for nearly a decade, just sold for $3,262,500. The 2,826 square foot home, is positioned at the end of a private gated driveway above Los Angeles and offers sweeping views of the city. Built in 1948, the residence includes three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a great room, sky-lit...

David Beckham And Son Involved In Car Collision

LONDON—Soccer star David Beckham, 39, and his son Brooklyn, 16, were involved in a car collision after Brooklyn’s soccer game on November 29. The cause of the collision has not yet been released to the public. There were no reports of any serious injuries sustained by Beckham or his son.

Daniel Baldwin, Robin Sue Hertz Hempel Engaged

HOLLYWOOD—Actor and producer Daniel Baldwin, 54, and entrepreneur Robin Sue Hertz Hempel, 48, got engaged at the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival in Florida on November 22. Baldwin designed the 5-carat ring for his future wife himself. The couple have been together for more than a year. Baldwin has four daughters Kahlea, Alexandra, Avis, and Finley, and son Atticus, from former partners.

Autumn Reeser Files For Divorce From Husband

HOLLYWOOD—Star of “The O.C.,” Autumn Reeser, 34, filed for a divorce from husband Jesse Warren, 36. The couple met at UCLA in 2000 and got married in May 2009. Reeser’s rep told US Magazine in a statement, “It is completely amicable and they remain committed to raising their two sons together.” Reeser and Warren have two sons Finneus James Warren, 3, and Dashiell Ford...

Director Mike Nichols Dead At 83

HOLLYWOOD—Film and TV director, as well as producer Mike Nichols, died at the age of 83 on November 19. Nichols was one of the few people to win an Emmy, a Tony award, an Oscar and a Grammy. He was famous for such films as “The Graduate,” “The Odd Couple” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolfe.” ABC News president James Goldston...

Television Producer Glen Larson Passes Away

SANTA MONICA—Prolific television producer and writer, Glen A. Larson, passed away on November 14, from esophageal cancer at the UCLA Medical Center. He was 77. Larson produced some of the most popular cult TV series of the 1970s and 1980s including “Battlestar Galactica,” “Quincy M.E.,” “The Fall Guy,” and “Knight Rider.” In 1978, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for...
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