Bill Murray could face a drunken driving charge after cruising through downtown Stockholm in a golf cart and refusing to take a breath test, citing US law. Police officers spotted the actor early Monday in the slow-moving vehicle and noticed he smelled of alcohol when they pulled him over, said Detective-Inspector Christer Holmlund of the Stockholm police. "He refused to blow in the [breath test] instrument, citing American legislation," Holmlund said yesterday. "So we applied the old method -- a blood test. It will take 14 days before the results are in." Murray, who had been at a golf tournament in Sweden, signed a document admitting he was driving under the influence, and agreed to let a police officer plead guilty for him if the case goes to court, Holmlund said. (AP)
Brown back in jail Foxy Brown
was hauled off to jail yesterday after a judge revoked her probation. The 27-year-old rapper was accused of violating the terms of her release after she was arrested on charges she smacked a neighbor with her cellphone. Authorities said Brown also skipped her anger management classes and traveled out of New York City without permission. "She has an air of entitlement about her," Department of Probation lawyer Matilde Leo
said at a hearing in Manhattan Criminal Court. Judge Melissa Jackson
ordered Brown jailed until her next hearing on Sept. 7. Brown's lawyer, John Sampson
, told the judge Brown is three months pregnant and has turned her life around with her pregnancy, wedding plans, and deals for a new CD and reality TV show. (AP)
Hilton settles suit
A settlement in a $10 million defamation lawsuit was reached yesterday in Los Angeles between hotel heiress-reality TV star Paris Hilton
and diamond heiress-actress Zeta Graff
. The trial was set to start Monday. In the suit, Graff claimed that Hilton spread "vicious lies" about her to the media in 2005. The sides reached an "amicable resolution," but the details were kept confidential, according to a statement released by Graff's attorney, Bruce Broillet
Diddy loses fireworks
It may be one of the Hamptons' hotter invites, but Diddy's Labor Day party won't light up the night quite as much as he envisioned. Town officials denied the hip-hop mogul's bid for a $100,000 fireworks show over East Hampton's Northwest Harbor Sept. 2, out of concern it could draw boaters to a risky, rocky area. (AP)
'We push each other. I look at me and Justin like Prince and Michael Jackson in their day.' Kanye West, telling XXL magazine that Justin Timberlake is his "biggest inspiration and biggest competition"
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