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Celebrity Rehab’s Jason Davis Facing Felony Drug Charges

Jason Davis and Celebrity Rehab 4 Cast

Jason Davis, one of the addicts on the fourth season of Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, has definitely fallen off the wagon. Jason’s claim to fame is his grandfather Marvin Davis, an oil tycoon who owned 20th Century Fox from 1981 until 1985, when he sold it to Rupert Murdoch (so, now we know who to blame).

Davis has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance (heroin) following his January 27 arrest. At the time, he was charged with being under the influence of a controlled substance. He could face three years in prison if all charges stick. During the show, Davis was often at odds with fellow addict Janice Dickinson.

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Lindsay Lohan: Free From Jail, For Now

Lindsay Lohan grand theft court appearance

Lindsay Lohan’s $40,000 bail has been posted, and she’s free to roam all the jewelry stores in downtown Los Angeles . . . for now. The former child star pled not guilty on Wednesday to the felony grand theft charge she received for allegedly swiping a $2500 necklace from a Venice, California jewelry shop.

Lohan’s lawyer, Shawn Chapman-Holley, argues that Linds believed she was borrowing the piece. It is not uncommon for jewelry stores to lend out important pieces to celebs who will be photographed wearing the items, but in this case the jewelry store says no way -- Lindsay Lohan took the necklace without their consent or knowledge.

The actress must go back to court on February 23 to argue her innocence. Lohan could receive up to 3 years in prison for grand theft, if the charge sticks, on top of additional jail time for violating her probation. Lohan is on probation following her 2007 DUI arrest, and this won’t expire until August 11.

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American Idol’s Chikezie Eze Arrested for Identity Theft

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Chikezie Eze

UPDATE: Chikezie has been charged with attempted grand theft and misdemeanor identity theft.

Eze isn’t smelling so good after being arrested last night in Beverly Hills.

The 10th place finisher from was attempting to purchase bottles of cologne at Neiman Marcus when his credit card was flagged. Although Eze claims he doesn’t know why the previously unused card warranted a police response, something reportedly “untrue” on the application lead to him being booked for felony identity theft.

Chikezie - who has since been released on $50,000 bail - feels certain that the matter will get cleared up. “I haven’t done anything wrong myself and I’m pretty confident nothing is going to happen,” he told TMZ.

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Charlie Sheen Booked on Domestic Violence-Related Charges

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Television, Legal Issues,

Charlie Sheen mug shotThe mood wasn’t particularly festive in ‘s household today.

Early Christmas morning, the Two and a Half Men star was arrested by police in Aspen, Colorado on domestic violence-related charges. Authorities responded to a home around 8:30 AM when , Charlie’s wife of 2 1/2 years, placed a 911 call.

While the circumstances of the incident are still unclear, the actor was booked for second degree assault and menacing (both felonies) and criminal mischief. The 44-year-old has since been let go from the Pitkin County Jail after posting $8500 bond.

According to Sheen’s publicist, the situation might not be as it seems. “Do not be mislead by appearance. Appearance and reality can be as different as night and day. It would benefit everyone not to jump to any conclusion,” Stan Rosenfield said.

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Choreographer Shane Sparks Charged with Child Molestation

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Television, Legal Issues,

, a choreographer best known for his work on So You Think You Dance and his critiques on America’s Best Dance Crew, was arrested earlier today at his California home.

According to the L.A. County District Attorney’s office, the hip hop dance instructor - real name Melvin Sparks - is being accused of child molestation. The incidents, which occurred with one person in their early teens, occurred between 1994-1997. It’s not clear why the events are now coming to light.

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So You Think You Can Dance’s Alex Da Silva Charged with Rape

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Television, Legal Issues,

Alex Da SilvaFour months after being released due to lack of evidence, choreographer has been rearrested on rape-related offenses…and this time, he’s been slapped with a few charges.

The dance instructor, whose best known for his work on , was cuffed this morning at his North Hollywood home for crimes allegedly committed against four different women.

According to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, the incidents occurred between 2002 and 2009. The victims - ranging from 20 to 26 in age - had been taking classes with Da Silva. In total, Alex has been charged with eight felonies: four counts of forcible rape, two counts of assault with intent to commit rape and two counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object.

Da Silva is being held on $6.2 million bail. A conviction on all charges could mean up to life in prison.

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Chris Brown’s Day in Court

Posted by K.C. Morgan Categories: Music, Break-ups, Legal Issues, Rumors,

Chris Brown and Rihanna

, the R&B singer who allegedly assaulted his then-girlfriend Rihanna, will find himself in front of a judge this afternoon. Almost two months after the headline-making incident, Brown will enter his plea for two felonies. He’s being charged with assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, and for making criminal threats.

This will be Brown’s second appearance in court to answer to the charges. Last month, Brown and his attorney requested (and received) a postponement. The hearing will now take place this afternoon, behind closed doors.

E! Online will offer a live feed of the proceedings, which will be available beginning at 3pm PT. According to the attorneys involved, has been “a cooperating victim” for the prosecution. Currently, she’s staying in Barbados.

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The Latest News on Chris Brown and Rihanna

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music, Legal Issues,

Rihanna and Chris Brown

The drama for Rihanna and Chris Brown continues one day after their Grammy Awards cancellations. Here is where things stand at this point:

Kanye West Not Ready to Apologize for Airport Fight

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music, Legal Issues, Videos,

Although it’s been almost a month since he was detained at LAX, does not appear he’s about to get past that incident anytime soon.

Back on September 11 (a horrible date for any airport arrest), the musician and his road manager were both arrested for damaging a photographer’s equipment. Although West has since been cleared of a felony charge (he only destroyed a relatively inexpensive lighting component), he could still be slapped with a misdemeanor. (It’s unclear what charges his partner-in-crime might still be dealing with.)

Needless to say, Kanye wasn’t entirely thrilled about being questioned recently by another paparazzo:

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Video of Kanye West’s Airport Scuffle

Posted by Veronica Santiago Categories: Music, Legal Issues, Videos,

UPDATE: Kanye may now be charged with a misdemeanor instead of a felony.

I’ve always heard that knew how to put on a show, and now we have the video to prove it.

The musician and a road manager were arrested this morning after an incident earlier this morning at LAX. According to TMZ, West (in a grey hoodie) for some reason became angry when he saw a still photographer trying to do what he does. Instead of brushing him off, West reached the pap’s $10,000 camera and eventually smashed it into the ground.

When Kanye’s road manager (Don Crowley) realized that another photographer was rolling on the scuffle, he then grabbed that videographer’s camera and broke it too.

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