Actor Corey Haim employed “doctor shopping’’ to obtain 553 prescription pills in the two months before his death last month, California Attorney General Jerry Brown said yesterday. Haim obtained the meds, which included Valium, Vicodin, Xanax, and Soma, through seven doctors and seven pharmacies, Brown said. He called Haim — the star of 1980s films such as “The Lost Boys’’ and “License to Drive’’ — a “poster child’’ for prescription drug abuse.
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Sheridan suesNicollette Sheridan, who played a divorced real estate agent in ABC’s “Desperate Housewives,’’ is suing the show’s creator and producer, alleging assault and wrongful termination. Sheridan claims she had asked producer Marc Cherry about a line in the script, and he “took her aside and forcefully hit her with his hand across her face and head.’’ When she reported the incident to ABC, Cherry retaliated by killing off her character, Sheridan claims. The lawsuit, which also names ABC, seeks $20 million in damages.
Jon wants the kidsJon Gosselin plans to sue ex-wife, Kate, for primary custody of their eight children because her appearances on “Dancing With the Stars’’ have turned her into an absentee mom. Jon Gosselin’s lawyer, Anthony List, said he plans to file papers in Berks County Court in Pennsylvania this week to reopen their divorce settlement. The two formerly starred on the reality show “Jon & Kate Plus 8.’’
Get it?"I just try to work with people who I admire or whom I think has got it." -- Kanye West, talking to the Brooklyn Bodega about working with guests such as Q-Tip, RZA, and Pete Rock on his new album
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