Robin Williams Found Dead in his Home from an Apparent Suicide

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Robin Williams was found dead in his home from an apparent suicide at the age of 63.  The legendary comedic actor who was best known for his hilarious over the top physical comedy and amazing impersonations was pronounced dead Monday (August 11th) in his California home by the Sheriff's Dept in Marin County.

According to Lt. Keith Boyd, the sheriff’s office “suspects the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia, but a comprehensive investigation must be completed before a final determination is made.”

Williams wife released this statement about her husband's death:

“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken,” said Williams’s wife, Susan Schneider. “On behalf of Robin’s family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.”

Robin Williams press representative, Mara Buxbaum said that her client had been battling severe depression recently.  Just last month, he announced he was returning to a 12-step treatment program he said he needed after 18 months of nonstop work. He had sought treatment in 2006 after a relapse following 20 years of sobriety.

Reports even surfaced that the cancellation of his new TV show The Crazy Ones devastated the comedian.

Robin Williams with his loving soul and unique comedic style became a household name with his hit TV show Mork and Mindy playing a alien.  He later went on to star in blockbuster movies like Good Morning Vietnam, Mrs. Doubtfire, Aladdin, Good Will Hunting and more.

Williams death has shaken the Hollywood community and broken the hearts of millions of fans.  We would like to say R.I.P. to the man who made us laugh for so many years and know that you will never be forgotten.


Zoe Saldana Talks Sex & Being Pregnant with Twins in Cosmo Latinas

Zoe Saldana talks sex & being pregnant with twins in the September issue of Cosmo Latina's.  The Guardians of the Galaxy star had this sex tip to share about having a good sex life with  Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Saldana reveals her top tip for a good sex life is: "being uninhibited."

What does she mean? "I'm not talking about bringing in a third person or watching porn all night. That's what leads people to believe they are amazing in bed when they're the worst ever. Pornography is not sex education—it's the opposite!" Saldana says. "Don't allow insecurities to close you off. Be creative."

And on the subject of how she would raise her twins with with her Italian husband, Marco Perego, she had this to say, "Of course [our kids] will speak the languages that we speak; my sisters and I grew up learning French and speaking English and Spanish, and because of that, we're able to understand Italian and Portuguese," she says. "But I'm going to have to make a conscious effort to speak Spanish to my children, because I speak Spanglish."


Alicia Keys Pregnant with Second Child

Alicia Keys and hubby Swizz Beatz celebrated their 4th wedding anniversary by making this amazing announcement to their fans about expecting their second child together with the above pics:

Alicia wrote:

Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz !! And to make it even sweeter we've been blessed with another angel on the way!! You make me happier than I have ever known! Here's to many many more years of the best parts of life!

And Swizz wrote:

Love is life & life is love and we're so excited for another GIFT from up above Happy Anniversary my Goddess 4 years of greatness & cheers to 100 plus more inshallah @aliciakeys.

The two musical artists share a 3 year old Egypt and Swizz has two children: Nasir, Kasseem Jr. and Nicole from a previous marriage.


Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's Mother & Cousin Hit By Drunk Driver

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson revealed on his Instagram account that his mother, Ata Johnson and cousin, Savelina "Lina" Fanene, a WWE Diva. were involved in a head on collison where they were hit by a drunk driver.  The actor posted the above picture of the crash with this statement:

"My mom & cousin...were struck head on by a drunk driver this week - they lived," he wrote in the post. "First reaction is to find the person who did this and do unrelenting harm to them."

"But then you realize the most important thing is my family lived thru this and we can hug each other that much tighter these days," he continued. "Hug your own family tighter today and be grateful you can tell them you love them."

He signed off with three hashtags: #BearHugsAndGratitude, #100PercentPreventable and #ChoicesMatter.


Michael Strahan's Alleged Cheating Causes Ex. Nicole Murphy To Go Postal at Hotel

The dish is out on the shocking split of Michael Strahan and his fiance Nicole Murphy.  Apparently back in January, Nicole went to the Beverly Hills Wilshire Hotel to confront the former NFL star for suspicion of cheating.  Nicole believed he was there in a room with another woman and went there to whoop some a%$.  Around midnight, the reality star went to Strahan's room and started banging on the door and yelling very loud for all the guest on the floor to hear:

Witnesses told TMZ that Nicole was screaming Michael's name, saying, "I know you're in there with some bitch." She also yelled, for all to hear, "It's Michael from 'Kelly and Michael' in there".

The commotion was so loud that it caused some of the guest to peek out of their rooms to see what was really going on.  Nicole's rage against the hotel door (Michael never opened the door) went on for about 20 minutes until hotel security arrived and kicked her off the premises.

No one knows if Michael was even in his room at the time but rumors had been circling that the TV host had been cheating on Nicole and apparently Nicole believed them to be true.




NBA Star Greg Oden Arrested for Assaulting his Girlfriend

NBA player Greg Oden arrested for assaulting his ex-girlfriend.  Early Thursday morning Oden was arrested for attacking his ex-friend in his Lawrence, Indiana home.

According to the police report, the police arrived and found the victim laying down on a bed holding her nose.  Police on the scene observed blood, swelling to the nose, lacerations to the forehead and nose area of the victim's face. There was also blood on the sofa and floor.

The victims best friend told police that Oden had indeed attacked the ex-girlfriend.

TMZ reports:

"Things got out of control and I started to go after the victim. My relative and witness tried to hold me back, but as I swung my arms to move them out of the way, then punched the victim in the face. I was wrong and I know what has to happen." 

He also told police he had dated the victim for about two years, but they broke up two months ago.

Oden was taken to jail and booked for misdemeanor battery.




Kendra Wilkinson Says There is "No Chance" of Reconciliation with Cheating Hubby

Kendra Wilkinson says there is "no chance" for reconciliation with her cheating hubby Hank Baskett.  The couples marital wows began when Hank was busted cheating with a transgender model Sabrina London.  London had not problem spreading the news to any gossip magazine that would listen.  The former playmate/reality star first laughed off the rumors but Hank later confirmed to Kendra that it was true.

“Kendra has visited her lawyer several times in the last few weeks,” a source told E! News of Hank Baskett's wife. "She is trying to figure out what to do because it's such a complicated situation," an insider tells us exclusively. “She has been asking for advice on the best way to go through with the divorce. Between the children and joint finances she feels like it's a no-win situation. She wants to leave Hank. She can't forgive him for what he did. Untangling their marriage is a huge headache and she's heartbroken about it.”

Just weeks before the cheating scandal hit the fan, Kendra and Hank had just given birth to their second child, a baby girl.



Robert Downey Jr. Son Indio Downey Charged with Felony Drug Possession

Robert Downey Jr.'s 20 year old son, Indio Downey was charged with felony drug  possession on Thursday. 

Accroding to the Daily News, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney said, Indio, was charged with one felony count of cocaine possession and one misdemeanor count of possessing a smoking device.

Indio Downey is due back in court for his arraignment on Aug. 29.

He was arrested at 2:20 p.m. on June 29 by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy who spotted the alleged drug use near the busy intersection of La Cienega and Santa Monica Blvds. in West Hollywood.

If you remember, Robert Downey Jr. struggled for years with drug addiction and made many court appearances himself.  The talented actor later went on to have one of the greatest come backs in Hollywood with blockbuster movies like Iron, Avengers and Sherlock Holmes.

Hopefully his son will be able to find his way back just like his famous dad.


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