Comedian Katt Williams was arrested in Oakland early Thursday morning on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. Williams’ tour bus was parked outside the Oakland Marriott when the alleged scuffle when down.
An 18-year-old Berkeley man claims that Williams hit him in the head with a bottle on the bus, and police tracked Williams down several hours later and took him into custody.
It’s only been a week since a former assistant of Williams filed a lawsuit against him, alleging the comedian caused “permanent injuries” sustained from a closed-fist punch.
Add that to a few incidences of confronting hecklers in his audience — one of which ended in a shoving match — and a few arrests for “felony intimidation of a witness” and carrying a concealed weapon, and you have one hi-larious jokester … or just another Wednesday night in Oakland.
Jackie Onassis, Princess Diana, Snooki.
“With ‘couture’ you think ‘classy,’” Snooki told the Hollywood Reporter. That’s why she’s starting her own line called Snooki Couture by Nicole Polizzi, her real name.
Capitalizing on the Wet Seal prostitute look she made famous, Snooks hopes to one day “be on Jessica Simpson’s level with the clothes” and have a billion-dollar clothing line geared toward people who misuse lip-liner and wear miniskirts after 40.
Snookenstein already has her own fragrance (well, of course she does, but we mean “perfume”), a line of sunglasses and slippers, and even her own tanning lotion. She’s even adding a nail polish line to really complete the look.
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Thanks to some photographer who was arrested for chasing Justin Bieber at high speeds to try and get a click, a Los Angeles judge has ruled that California’s anti-paparazzi law is “unconstitutional.”
Apparently the First Amendment covers pursuing celebrities at 80 miles per hour while swerving in and out of traffic, as foretold in Thomas Paine’s 1776 pamphlet, “Thee Plaine Truth About Celebrity Surveillance.”
If an appeals court sides with this judge, it could have a big effect on any future prosecutions of paparazzi.
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