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July 29, 2005

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Levert Pleaded Guilty of Assault on an Officer

July 29, 2005 05:04:51 GMT

Stemming from a confrontation with police during a traffic stop on February 25 when authorities stopped one of his friend for speeding at 12:45 a.m., R&B singer Gerald Levert and passenger in his car, James Austin Jr., have both pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor counts. Levert personally apologized in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday and admitted to charges of assault and attempted obstruction of official business. The singer was then fined $2,000 and put on probation for one year.

As for Austin, he was pleaded guilty to a felony count of assault on a police officer and a misdemeanor count of attempted obstruction of official business. Michelle Earley, Cuyahoga County assistant prosecutor, explained the assault charge against Austin was more severe because he threw a punch. Sentencing date has yet set for Austin.
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Forlani Joining "Dungeon Siege" Cast

July 29, 2005 04:50:46 GMT

Actress Claire Forlani is joining "Dungeon Siege" cast. 'Dungeon' is director Uwe Boll's adaptation of the video game of the same name and currently shooting in Vancouver. Forlani will play Solana, wife of the film's hero, Farmer, played by Jason Statham.


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The Broken Burke

July 29, 2005 04:35:23 GMT

Had been together since 1998 and married in 2001, TV personality Brooke Burke and her plastic surgeon husband Garth Fisher call it quit. The couple announced their separation in a statement issued to People magazine Wednesday, saying "We are saddened to announce that we have mutually decided to separate after seven years together." In a further verification, they explained "Although our careers have taken us in different directions the past few years, we have a great deal of respect for one another and remain committed to raising our two children (Sierra Sky, 3, and Neriah, 5) together."


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John Lennon Memorabilia Sold Out

July 29, 2005 04:14:12 GMT

People say money cannot buy love, but it at least can buy a piece of history. Approvingly, John Lennon memorabilia valued by Cooper Owen auctioneer at more than $2 million was being sold in London Thursday. The legend's collections among others include youthful paintings and handwritten lyrics, jackets, eyeglasses and even furniture.

Above all memorabilia being auctioned, a handwritten lyric sheet for "All You Need is Love" used by Lennon during a television performance by The Beatles in 1967 was sold for 600,000 pounds ($1.04 million). Identity of the buyer isn't revealed. Aside, a military-style tunic worn by Lennon that inspired the Beatles' famous "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" record cover fetched 100,000 pounds. Also there was a pair of Lennon's trademark round wire spectacles that sold for 55,000 pounds.
News > Music News

Mariah No. 1 Again

July 29, 2005 03:51:33 GMT

The Billboard Hot 100 singles chart Thursday has again been dominated by Pop queen Mariah Carey, whose "We Belong Together" tops the chart for its ninth non-consecutive week. Meanwhile, Rihanna's "Pon de Replay" holds steady at No. 2 and soon followed by The Pussycat Dolls' "Don't Cha" featuring Busta Rhymes which moves up one place to No. 3.

Jumps two to No. 4 is Missy Elliott's "Lose Control" featuring Ciara and Fat Man Scoop, while Bow Wow's "Let Me Hold You" featuring Omarion ups three to No. 5. Others rounding the Billboard 100 are Gorillaz's "Feel Good Inc."; Natasha Bedingfield's "These Words"; Fall Out Boy's "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"; Gwen Stefani's "Cool"; Kanye West's "Diamonds From Sierra Leone"; Jermaine Dupri's "Gotta Getcha" and many more.
 
 
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