Actor and "America's Got Talent" judge David Hasselhoff, who has struggled with alcohol abuse in the past, was taken to a hospital by ambulance Sunday afternoon, TMZ is reporting, after his 17-year-old daughter Hayley found him extremely intoxicated. Hayley called her mother, Pamela Bach, and one of her mom's friends called 911. The actor was reportedly supposed to be released Sunday night. He was also hospitalized in May for severe intoxication, which was also reported by his daughter Hayley.
John Travolta, who has seldom been seen in public since the death of his 16-year-old son, Jett, in the Bahamas in January, may have to testify in the extortion trial related to his son's death that begins today in Nassau. Paramedic Tarino Lightbourn and a former Bahamian senator, Pleasant Bridgewater, face charges of conspiring to extort $25 million from the star by allegedly demanding money to prevent them from making public a document that Travolta signed refusing transport for Jett to the hospital. TMZ.com reports that Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston were outraged by the extortion request.
Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland was said to be "doing great" after he had a seizure on a plane flight from Los Angeles to Miami Friday. The American Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Dallas Fort Worth. Weiland, 41, who has a history of seizures, was hospitalized for a few hours as a precaution and then cleared attend the launch of his clothing line, "Weiland for English Laundry" in South Beach.
cried from happiness and made a pitch for a new job as she accepted her Emmy Award Sunday night for best supporting actress in a comedy series for "Pushing Daisies." She said, "I'm unemployed now, and I'd like to be on 'Mad Men. also like 'The Office' and '24.'" Other comedy winners included Alec Baldwin, Jon Cryer and Toni Collette, who upset comedy front-runner Tina Fey. Other shows that won multiple awards include the TV movie "Grey Gardens" and miniseries "Little Dorrit." Outstanding drama series was "Mad Men," while "30 Rock" was named best comedy series and Glenn Close was named best actress in a drama for her work in "Damages."
Proudly showing off their pregnant figures on the Emmys red carpet were Kourtney Kardashian, who is almost seven months pregnant, and Heidi Klum, who is nine months along and said, "The great thing about being pregnant and going to these things is that I don't have to suck my stomach in!"
A dress that stood out was the red crepe de chine Versace gown with an open front and a mile-high slit worn by "Gossip Girls" and "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" star Blake Lively, 22. InStyle weekly said Lively looked "all grown up" and the open front of the gown "made even Ryan Seacrest blush!"
Sources tell People magazine Avril Lavigne moved to end her marriage to Deryck Whibley after realizing she had married too young at age 21. "Avril realized she needs her own life and needs to explore things without him," the source said.
-- Anne Neville
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