Actors, musicians and celebrities deprived of their personal property.
No one is immune from financial hardship in this tough economy.
When not-so-adoring fans try to shake down popular celebrities.
At one time actor Steven Seagal had some difficulties with the Gambino family. Here’s the whole story.
When fame makes beloved celebrities vulnerable to dangerous stalkers…
On July 2, 2001, the jury returned after five days of deliberation, and convicted Barry Michael George for the murder of the BBC’s Sunshine Girl, Jill Dando. He was sentenced to life in prison.
Max Factor heir Luster fled to Mexico when conviction for drugging, raping and videotaping young women seemed imminent. He was tried and convicted in absentia. Ultimately he was tracked down and collared on June 18, 2003, by famous bounty hunter Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman.
For those who like maps and morbid stuff (and who doesn’t?) a website titled simply Famous Death Locations is the place to be. It offers visitors a Google Street View trip to the addresses where 34 famous people took their last breaths.
May 29, 2009, Phil Spector was sentenced for the murder of fading starlet Lana Clarkson, who had been found In the home of the famous record producer in 2003 slumped over a chair with a single gunshot wound to her mouth.
Last month, a 12-year-old boy admitted to “swatting” the Los Angeles homes of Justin Bieber and Ashton Kutcher – his prank calls sent heavily-armed swat teams to the stars’ homes on false alarm. To combat copycats, the LAPD will no longer publicize these pranks.