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Casey Kasem's whereabouts are unknown

A judge has appointed one of Casey Kasem’s daughters as his temporary conservator after expressing concerns about the safety and whereabouts of the ailing radio personality.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Daniel S. Murphy said Monday that he was worried about Kasem’s well-being after an attorney for Kasem’s wife said he didn’t know where the former radio host is. READ FULL STORY

'View' host Sherri Shepherd's husband seeks separation

Court records show the husband of comedian and The View co-host Sherri Shepherd has filed for legal separation after nearly three years of marriage.

Lamar Sally filed for separation May 2 in Los Angeles Superior Court. The pair married in August 2011, and Sally’s filing states they are expecting a son who is due in July.

Sally is seeking custody of the child when he is born, with visitation for Shepherd. READ FULL STORY

'Real Housewives of Atlanta' husband pleads guilty to fraud

Federal prosecutors say the husband of a Real Housewives of Atlanta star has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail, wire and bank fraud.

Department of Justice officials said in a news release Tuesday that 35-year-old Apollo Nida pleaded guilty to his involvement in the $2.3 million scheme. Nida is the husband of Phaedra Parks, one of the reality show’s stars. READ FULL STORY

Ariel Winter guardianship dispute ends in a settlement

Modern Family actress Ariel Winter will keep living with her adult sister after an agreement was reached Monday with Winter’s mother in a long-running guardianship dispute.

The agreement was reached just before a trial was set to begin on who would care for the 16-year-old actress.

Winter’s mother, Chrisoula Workman, agreed to drop her objections to the guardianship if her daughter could watch a video montage of family photos before court adjourned. READ FULL STORY

Dolce and Gabbana get 18 months in jail for tax evasion

A Milan appeals court has upheld a tax fraud conviction against designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, despite the prosecutor’s request to drop the case.

However, the court did shave two months off the original suspended sentence, to a year and six months.

Defense layer Massimo Dinoia was critical of the court’s decision to ignore the request to dismiss and pledged to appeal to Italy’s highest court. READ FULL STORY

Scorpions drummer jailed in Dubai

Newspapers in the United Arab Emirates are reporting that the American drummer for the rock band Scorpions has been sentenced to one month in jail after being convicted of offensive behavior in Dubai.

The government-backed National newspaper reported Tuesday that James Kottak was convicted of insulting Islam, raising his middle finger and being under the influence of alcohol while in transit at Dubai airport.

The Gulf News daily says he was arrested April 3 en route from Russia to Bahrain, where the German band was scheduled to perform at a Formula One race. Kottak was a no-show at the April 5 concert. READ FULL STORY

Broadway producer sues Valerie Harper

Broadway producer Matthew Lombardo has filed a lawsuit against Valerie Harper for failing to disclose her illness before signing on to star in his play, according to TIME.

In 2009, Harper was diagnosed with lung cancer, which later spread to her brain. The former Mary Tyler Moore Show star ended up leaving Lombardo’s play, Looped, in 2013 because of a terminal brain cancer diagnosis.

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Video shows Justin Bieber celebrating after egg attack

Surveillance footage from Justin Bieber’s home appears to show the pop star high-fiving friends and celebrating after throwing eggs at a neighbor’s home in January, an investigator’s affidavit released Friday shows.

The description of Bieber’s reaction to the incident that authorities say caused thousands of dollars in damage to the neighbor’s home is included in documents filed to support a search warrant obtained in March. A Los Angeles County sheriff’s detective obtained the warrant for Bieber’s account with the online photo-sharing site Instagram, searching for evidence to match his outfit with the surveillance footage. READ FULL STORY

Justin Bieber released following detainment at LAX

Justin Bieber’s latest run-in with the law: detainment by U.S. Customs officers.

The Canadian pop star was held at a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol area of Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday after he landed in California from Tokyo. He was stopped for routine secondary questioning as a foreign national, his publicist confirmed to EW. Despite a petition to deport the 20 year-old from the U.S., he was not barred from entering the country. Reports say Bieber was held in the Tom Bradley International Terminal for nearly four hours before being released. He left with his entourage, which had been waiting for him. READ FULL STORY

Teri Polo files for bankruptcy

Teri Polo, best-known for her role in Meet the Parents and currently starring in ABC Family’s The Fosters, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to People. The filing indicates the actress is nearly $1 million in debt.

According to the petition filed April 14, Polo owes roughly $772,000 in income tax and and about $37,000 in credit card debt, and says she has less than $50,000 in assets.

TMZ reported that Polo also owes $30,000 to a landlord for not cleaning up after her pets in a previous rental home, a claim she denies in her filing.

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