Driving home from dinner with friends in June 2010 Fred Seeman and his wife Helene were hit by actress-turned-homemaker Amy Locane-Bovenizer, of Melrose Place fame, in a deadly DUI crash. Helene died, but Fred lived to see Locane-Bovenizer get the equivalent of a judicial slap on the wrist because of her personal circumstances.
I want my MTV…and my lawyer!
Without flattering lighting and a crew of makeup artists and photo editors, these celebs look downright drab.
Sometimes, reality gets extra real for these contest winners, runners up, housewives and other quasi-celebrities.
In the early morning hours of July 23, 2011, singer Amy Winehouse lost her battle with alcohol. Winehouse’s struggle with substance abuse was by no means unique to the celebrity world. A look in photos at some high-profile celebrity drug arrests.
Inebriated actor Jason London was arrested on suspicion of assault with intent to injure and disorderly conduct after a fight at the Martina Ranch bar in Scottsdale, Arizona, in which he allegedly brawled with just about everyone and then pooped himself in the police cruiser.
Journalist, writer and playwright Braunstein, off his meds and dressed like a firefighter on Halloween 2005, set the hallway outside his victim’s apartment on fire, and then subdued her with chloroform when she opened the door. After sexually assaulting her, the unhinged genius robbed her and left, leading police on a multi-state manhunt.
The veteran newsman was pulled over for a traffic violation, but wound up getting arrested after failing a field sobriety test.
The familiar faces that deliver your news and weather find themselves in the media spotlight.
Turns out not even celebs get to choose their families. A look in photos at the legal problems of celebrities’ lesser-known brothers and sisters.