CELEBRITY NEWS & GOSSIPMarch 8, 2014
Lady Gaga says her father saved her from drug addiction. The "Poker Face" singer used to spend hours taking cocaine alone in her New York apartment, until her dad Joseph Germanotta ordered her to get clean.
The pop star - real name Stefani Germanotta - told ShockHound: "My father is a really powerful man, a telecom guy. So he looked at me one day and said, 'You're f***ing up, kid.' And I looked at him and thought, 'How does he know that I'm high right now?'"
Kylie Minogue is planning a double wedding with her sister Dannii. The "Spinning Around" singer, who is dating Spanish model Andres Velencoso, wants to share her nuptials with her younger sibling in their hometown of Melbourne, Australia.
A source said: "The girls have been joking for years about racing each other down the aisle, but now it looks like it could come true."
50 Cent doesn't regret being a pre-teen crack dealer. The "Candy Shop" rapper started selling drugs in Queens, New York, after his mother - also a dealer - was murdered.
He was just 12 years old, and would tell his grandmother he was at an after-school club while he roamed the streets pushing narcotics.
Matt Damon says gaining weight for his new movie is the most fun thing he's ever done. The "Informant!" actor - who plays overweight Mark Whitacre, an agricultural businessman who becomes an FBI informer, in the film - piled on 30lbs for the role, and delighted in gorging on calorific treats.
He said: "It was very, very easy to gain the weight. It was very, very fun, probably the most fun time I've had working because I didn't have to go to the gym after work and I just ate everything I could see."
LeAnn Rimes is looking for a love nest. The singer-and-actress - who is dating her "Northern Lights" co-star Eddie Cibrian - went house hunting alone in Los Angeles last Saturday.
LeAnn - who announced she is divorcing Dean Sheremet last week - was in "great spirits, smiling and very upbeat" as she visited a secluded two-storey property in Beverly Hills.
Hugh Grant flies from New York to England just to play golf. The "Notting Hill" star is obsessed with the game and travels thousands of miles to play 18 holes.
Speaking at the launch of his father James Grant's watercolor exhibition at a Southampton gallery Sunday night, the 48-year-old actor said: "I come out here to play golf, since I'm a golf fanatic."
Hilary Swank wasn't attracted to her boyfriend when she first met him.
The Oscar-winning actress - who is dating her former agent, John Campisi - admits there was no initial "spark" between them because they were both dealing with heartache.
Amy Winehouse's father caught her in bed with Blake Fielder-Civil. Mitch Winehouse is said to be "sick with worry" that the 'Rehab' singer is seeing her ex-husband again.
When Amy's security guard told him Blake had arrived at the singer's home in Hadley Wood, North London, Mitch rushed there to confront the couple.