Lindsay Lohan is expected to report to jail today to begin her 90-day sentence for probation violations, and its still unclear who will be representing her. High profile attorney Robert Shapiro seemed to take up Lohan's cause over the weekend when she agreed to enter a rehab facility which he co-owns, and with the understanding that she would comply with all of the judge's orders.
By Monday afternoon, TMZ reports, Shapiro had quit representing Lohan after a brief meeting with Judge Marsha Revel. Shapiro had no comment to any of the media outlets covering the case, instead saying that he will only speak in open court.
But Lohan, who loves Twitter, is still aloof about her fate, tweeting last night: "The only 'bookings' that I'm familiar with are Disney Films, never thought that I'd be 'booking' into jail eeeks."But that is a far cry from her demeanor over the weekend, according to People. Sources to the mag say that Lohan was a "nervous fidgety mess" all weekend. "She has not been able to sleep and has barely been eating. All weekend, Lindsay kept crying, chain smoking and chewing her nails," the source said.
It's unsure who will be by her side in Beverly Hills Superior Court this morning, but one thing is clear -- the details of her incarceration. TMZ reports that when Lohan enters Lynwood Correctional Facility she will have her own cell in a special area where inmates held in solitary are kept. Lohan will be unable to socialize with any other inmates while in jail, and will only be allowed to shower and exercise every other day. She will receive two hot meals and one cold meal a day, and she may only have limited access to prescription medicine.
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Sandra Bullock's stalker is back. Thomas James Weldon has been stalking the Oscar-winning actress sporadically since 2003, but now he is back, according to a report from E! News. Weldon showed up last month in a Wyoming hospital where he told emergency room personnel that he had just driven from Tennessee to visit Bullock's home in Jackson Hole.
Bullock was back in court yesterday to get a temporary restraining order to bolster her growing list of protection orders against Weldon. This restraining order includes Bullock's adoptive son, Louis, as an additional person who Weldon must stay away from as well. Bullock was granted a permanent restraining order against Weldon in 2003, and later in 2006 it was extended. Bullock's attorney has said that Weldon is an "unmedicated schizophrenic."
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Rachel Uchitel, one of Tiger Woods' mistresses, is trying to launch a reality television career. The former Vegas club manager will be joining the cast of "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew." According to E! News, Uchitel is battling a prescription pill addiction, and joins a cast which features actor Jeremy London, former teen heart throb Leif Garrett and model Janice Dickinson, among others.
One show she won't be joining is "The Celebrity Apprentice," which she was allegedly in the running to join. But Trump has fired her before she ever was cast. Trump was said to be serious about recruiting Uchitel, but now that she has joined 'Celebrity Rehab,' she is on the outs.
"We no longer have interest in Rachel," a member of Trump's team told E! News. A later statement, however, suggested that the demand to play the game made it a simple matter of numbers: "Rachel Uchitel very much wanted to be on 'Celebrity Apprentice.' She asked us, we did not ask her. We were considering it but have 10 people vying for each and every spot."
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The much publicized and angry tapes of Mel Gibson berating and belittling girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva may not be admissible in court after all, according to TMZ. The gossip site reports the existence of text messages between the couple which could make them inadmissible. In California it is against the law to record a phone conversation without the other person's knowledge, unless the recording captures the admission of felony having been committed.
But TMZ says that the text messages Grigorieva sent Gibson indicate that she admitted that she recorded them because he failed to keep up on his side of a support deal. So even though he admits the assault on the tape, and throws countless slurs and insults at her, the tapes may never be heard in court, officially, if TMZ's report hold's true.
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