As we all know by know, Lindsay Lohan was arrested for chasing down another car while drunk and in possession of cocaine. But here is Lindsay’s take on things, in her own words, as sent to Access Hollywood‘s Billy Bush in an email:
“I am innocent… did not do drugs they’re not mine. I was almost hit by my assistant Tarin’s mom I appreciate everyone giving me my privacy.”
Didn’t they teach her in those 45 days of rehab to just steer clear of drugs all together? What kind of thinking goes into “Oh, I’m not gonna snort this bag of coke, just nestle it gently against my thigh deep within my J Brand Jeans pocket. Now pass me the Grey Goose!” Come on Linds. Say a serenity prayer instead. [Yahoo. Booking Image]
Usher: Tying the Knot This Weekend
The cutie crooner and his bride-to-be are supposedly set to make it official this weekend at LA Reid’s Hamptons mansion. Rumor is that Beyonce may be in attendance but not Usher’s mom. Did someone say Groomzilla? [OK! Magazine]
Christina?s Pregnancy Cravings
The pregnant pop star sent her hubby Jordy out for donuts before her Sydney performance. That baby bump must really love sweets and junk food. [A Socialite's Life]
Jay-Z: Jumping Ship as Label Head?
The Island Def Jam president may be looking to make the switch to Columbia, home to girlfriend Beyonce. Word is new Def Jam co-worker Jermaine Dupri is crampin’ Hova’s style. [NY Daily News]
Linds is hopefully settling in to her new rehab bedroom by now, ready to slowly climb back on the wagon. Her rep reports that the star is at an undisclosed treatment facility, and also released this official statement:
“Addiction is a terrible and vicious disease. Since Lindsay transitioned to outpatient care, she has been monitored on a SCRAM bracelet and tested daily in order to support her sobriety. Throughout this period, I have received timely and accurate reports from the testing companies. Unfortunately, late yesterday I was informed that Lindsay had relapsed. The bracelet has now been removed. She is safe, out of custody and presently receiving medical care.”
Perhaps a new day will shed more on what led Lindsay to hop in a car and chase down her assistant and her assistant’s mother. And maybe we’ll also learn why the starlet was reaching out to papparazzi agencies offering to sell them photos for cash. But for now, sit back, relax, tighten that alcohol monitoring device around your ankle and enjoy the above video of a police officer and his ‘stache telling you all you need to know about Lindsay’s wild ride off the deep end.
Hilary Duff better check herself before she wrecks herself. Afterall, she’s about to become the last teen queen standing once Lindsay and Nicole are hauled off to jail (Paris and Britney are too tainted to even count anymore). But her new found position at the top of the heap hasn’t stopped Hil from being a total a-hole – to kids. The other night, while enjoying a dinner out in Texas, two nine year old girls with posters and t-shirts showed up hungry for some penned Duff love. But Joel Madden’s ex was having none of it! A source tells the NY Daily News that when the two girls approached the diva, “[Hilary] said, ‘I don’t really get to spend a lot of time with my family; sorry’ and walked out the door. She made one of the little girls cry.”
When did Hilary get famous enough to act like such a snob? Her sister Haylie we understand, but Hil? [NY Daily News. Image: Getty]
The more reserved half of OutKast put his money where his mouth is, defending his wife against sticky-fingered denim lovers. Translation? Big Boi‘s wife owns a boutique in Atlanta called P. Valentine, and, according to AllHipHop,?over the weekend a certain party (or parties) stole all of their jeans. So the eminently likable rap star went on a radio station and?offered $50,000 to the person who calls the store and lets him know who perpetrated the crime.?Apparently, he also told the Atlanta Journal Constitution, ?I?ve got to see about this personally. You don?t even have to call the police folk. Just call me . . . ?I?ll get this handled.? Speaking of bounties, is $50,000 a lot or a little these days? Anyone know? Our subscriptions to?Guns & Ammo and Don Diva have lapsed.
Bad boy blogger Perez Hilton was able to spend a few minutes away from covering Lohanpalooza to chat with us about the latest booze-fueled car chase starring Lindsay herself. Here?s what everyone?s favorite guilty gossip pleasure had to say about this morning?s scandalous events.
VH1: You mentioned on your site that you?ve been emailing Linds some words of support. What kind of encouragement did you offer her?
Perez: I just emailed her this morning and said, ?What were you thinking? Big hug.? I have yet to hear from her.
VH1: It must be hard to cover the bad stuff when you?re rooting for her to do well.
Perez: On my site I don?t want to be mean for the sake of being mean. I spotlight celebrities when they?re behaving badly but also when they?re doing well. I?ve met Lindsay many times and I?ve encouraged her to do well because I want her to do well. I?ve tried to shed the spotlight over her in a positive way but it?s hard to do when she continuously self-sabotages herself, repeatedly.
TMZ reported yesterday that Britney had been a total mess during her self-arranged photo-shoot and interview with OK! Magazine. How bad could it be? Apparently so bad that she ordered chicken wings and wiped her hands on the expensive Gucci dress she was wearing. She also made numerous mood-altering trips to the bathroom, displayed erratic and paranoid behavior and cleaned up her dog’s number 2 mess with a Chanel dress. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Oh boy.
Today OK! has revealed that instead of doing their best to paint Brit in a good light, the mag is going to show what she was truly like on the day of the shoot – haute couture dog poop clean-up and all. The magazine’s editor in chief told TMZ, “OK! Magazine spent a heartbreaking day with Britney Spears and witnessed first-hand an emotional cry for help that will leave you shocked and sad.”
And also probably really relieved that you’re not her kid. [Image: Getty]
As you can see from Lindsay’s facial expression in her mug shot taken early this morning, this latest scandal is a total mess. The news is still pouring in from Los Angeles, but here’s what we’ve gathered so far:
- Lindsay was arrested at around 2:15 AM in Santa Monica after cops got a call about two cars chasing each other. Lindsay, driving a white Denali, was chasing a Cadillac Escalade.
- Lilo failed a “walk the line” sobriety test and was arrested for a DUI. Her blood alcohol level was between a .12 and .13, well above the .08 legal limit.
- Upon her arrest, cocaine was found in her pants.
- She was also driving on a suspended license.
- TMZ says she was also busted for “transporting a narcotic into a custodial facility,” which must have something to do with the blow. But what janitor’s closet was she in?
Diddy Deals with Heartache in New Song
After getting kicked to the curb by his longtime girlfriend Kim Porter, the lady’s man reaches out to his ex in his new song, “Through the Pain . . . a k a Kim Porter.” [NY Post]
Drew Carey: New Price Is Right Host
Drew Carey, come on down! You’re the next host of everyone’s favorite kitschy game show The Price Is Right. [People]
Pics: Lindsay?s Sexy Dance Moves
The hot-bodied starlet is learning to tango for her new film, “Dare to Love Me.” Let’s hope she’s sober, cuz these moves look hard to do while drunk. [DListed]
Kate Moss and her junkie ex-boyfriend Pete Doherty apparently made a bunch of sex tapes back when they were in love. Say it with me now: gross gross gross gross gross! Seriously, gross. There doesn’t seem to be anything appealing about a heroin addict and a coke-snorting model getting it on, but Kate is still worried the tapes could get sold and debut on a computer screen near you. A source reveals, “She has got rid of most of it. Six out of eight tapes have been destroyed. But she wanted to bury the lot before he could humiliate her by selling them or putting them on the internet…. And we all know what Pete can do when he?s desperate for a bob or two.?
Do we ever! Pete is “stick a needle in a random girl” nasty and loves his drugs – so much so that he’s reportedly headed back to rehab today. Kate really has nothing to worry about when it comes to the missing sex tapes, ‘cuz it’s doubtful anyone would want to endure a second of their sex life. Unless, of course, you’re a fan of bad teeth, greasy hair and dried up veins. Let’s hope she gets to them before Pete and his jonesin’, money-hungry fingers do! [Image: Getty]