Author Archive | Shannon M. Brown

Woman Claims to be Michael Clarke Duncan’s Daughter

A 32-year-old woman from Chicago is claiming to be the estranged daughter of the actor Michael Clarke Duncan, who died on Monday of complications from a heart attack he suffered on July 13th. Marquea Ambrose is speaking out about the Academy Award-nominated Duncan, according to ABC News, saying that she and her father hadn’t spoken […]

Kristen Stewart’s Mom Files for Divorce

It hasn’t been a good summer for Kristen Stewart. First, her dalliance with “Snow White and the Huntsman” director Rupert Sanders caused her relationship with “Twilight” co-star Robert Pattinson to implode, and now is reporting that her parents are breaking up as well. Jules Stewart filed a divorce petition on August 17th in L.A. […]

Taylor Swift Flies Kennedy Boyfriend to Nashville?

There are definitely drawbacks to dating a pop star like the internationally famous Taylor Swift — the paparazzi, the possibility of ending up as the chorus of a hit song — but there are also, it seems, some serious perks. Just ask RFK grandson Conor Kennedy, who reportedly hopped a ride on Swift’s private plane […]

Sylvester Stallone Suffers Another Loss

‘Rocky’ star Sylvester Stallone has suffered another personal loss. Stallone’s half-sister, Toni-Ann Filiti, died Sunday night at the age of 48 after a long fight with lung cancer, reported, on the heels of the death of his son Sage, 36, only last month. Filiti had been battling Stage 4 lung cancer, according to the […]

Madonna Tells French Crowd: ‘I Forgive Elton John!’

Madonna took a moment during a concert Tuesday night in Nice, France to extend an olive branch to fellow pop icon Sir Elton John, and said she forgave him for calling her “a fairground stripper.” According to, the Material Girl dedicated her song “Masterpiece” to Sir Elton, saying, “”I know he’s a big fan […]

Prince Harry Overexposed in Las Vegas?

It seems what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. At least not when you’re one of the world’s most recognizable members of the British royal family and the third in line for the British crown, Prince Harry is learning after nude pictures of his wild weekend in the party town surfaced Monday on […]

Kate Winslet’s Major Divorce Coup

Two years after splitting with director Sam Mendes, ‘Titanic’ star Kate Winslet looks to be coming out on top, at least in terms of NYC real estate, according to  The New York Post. Mendes has transferred his share of a multimillion-dollar Chelsea penthouse apartment into ex-wife Winslet’s name. The U.K.-based couple purchased the penthouse in Manhattan’s Chelsea district in […]

Mayim Bialik in Serious Car Crash

UPDATE:  Bialik will apparently keep her left thumb. Her Twitter account was updated at just past 4:30 PDT with the following message: “In pain but will keep all my fingers,” although the actress admitted that her husband was the one to type the message.   EARLIER POST: ‘The Big Bang Theory’ actress Mayim Bialik sustained […]

Bobby Brown Re-Enters Rehab

Bobby Brown, the R&B singer and star of the reality TV show Being Bobby Brown, which chronicled a troubled marriage to late diva Whitney Houston clouded by alcohol and drug abuse, checked himself into rehab once again to deal with “addiction issues,” according to a report at Alicia Etheredge, Brown’s wife of nearly two […]

Disabled Depp Accuser’s Lawsuit Tossed

Johnny Depp appears to have dodged a bad-publicity bullet — at least for the moment. A judge in L.A. County Superior Court today dismissed a potentially embarrassing lawsuit against the actor, in which a disabled woman claimed that the actor’s bodyguards attacked her and pulled her pants off,  according to Robin Eckert, a 52-year-old professor […]