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Suzy Favor Hamilton, a former U.S. Olympian in track and field, issued a formal apology today after her life as an escort in Las Vegas was exposed.
In a story on The Smoking Gun, the 44-year old admitted she has worked under the alias “Kelly Lundy,” for the past year, selling herself for $600 an hour.
Favor Hamilton lives with her husband, Mark, and seven-year daughter and told the website that the former “tried to stop” her and “wasn’t supportive” of the escort lifestyle at all.
We wonder why.
“I take full responsibility for my mistakes. I’m not the victim and I’m not goingMore >
Chamique Holdsclaw, the ex-WNBA and University of Tennessee basketball star, is currently free on bail, following her arrest this week for allegedly firing a gun at ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lacy.
But new, disturbing information has leaked out regarding the incident, courtesy of a 911 call placed by a friend of Lacy’s, who was in the vehicle when the Holdsclaw confrontation took place.
This friend describes Holdsclaw as “mentally unstable.”
She goes on to tell the operator that the former Rookie of the Year poured gasoline all over Lacy’s Range Rover, presumably to set it on fire.More >
U.S. Central District Chief Magistrate Judge Suzanne Segal said that the filmmaker should be held for a probation violation, stemming from a 2010 conviction for check fraud.
“The court has a lack of trust in this defendant at this time,” Segal said.
The exact nature of the hearing could not be released because the federal court documents have been sealed, however, Nakoula did reveal his actualMore >
Following a scathing report by an unbiased investigator, which implicated Joe Paterno directly in a cover-up that allowed Jerry Sandusky to roam free years after he sexually molested a series of young boys, Penn State officially have taken down the statue of the legendary coach from its campus.
University President Rod Erickson said he reached the decision because the statue “has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing” and would be “a recurring wound” to victims of abuse had it remained.
Despite enormous public pressure for the statue to go, the Paterno family remains inMore >
James Holmes has been identified as the suspect who opened fire inside a Colorado movie theater early this morning, injuring over 50 attendees and killing at least 12 people on hand to watch a screening of The Dark Knight Rises.
The 24-year old is in police custody.
Sources say Holmes is a former University of Colorado School of Medicine student who dropped out last month. He does not have a criminal record, nor does he appear to possess ties to any terrorist organization.
Authorities raided Holmes’ Denver-area apartment today andMore >
At THG, we love celebrity gossip. We also love sports. And we especially love when the world of celebrity gossip collides with the world of sports.
Never is this more prevalent than on the NBA hardwood, and not solely due to the Kardashians! Therefore, with the season finally tipping off tomorrow, we present the definitive 2011-2012 season preview. Trust us, gossip lovers, there are more reasons why you should care than you may realize…
BOSTON CELTICS Key losses: Glenn Davis, Jeff Green (heart surgery)Key additions: Brandon Bass, Chris WilcoxKey celebrity gossip related question: CanMore >
America Ferrara has announced that she and her long time boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams are engaged.
Her rep let the news be known to PEOPLE and on Wednesday she was spotted wearing a brand new shiny diamond ring while attending the Edinburgh Film Festival for a screening of The Illusionist in Scotland.
Ferrara and Williams met when Ferrara was cast in a student film Williams was directing at the University of Southern California.
PopEater says the couple:
“Currently live together and have two dogs, a Golden Retriever and a Great Dane.”
Unfamiliar with the works of Williams? He’s directedMore >
America Ferrera is engaged to marry her longtime boyfriend, Ryan Piers Williams, her rep confirmed earlier today. Congratulations to the happy couple!
The actress first met Williams at the University of Southern California when he cast her in his student film years ago. They’ve been inseparable since.
The first engagement rumors surrounding the couple were back in February 2007. They waited awhile to make it official, but have always gone strong.
On Wednesday, the actress sported her new diamond ring on the red carpet at the Edinburgh Film Festival screening of The Illusionist in More >
Following a melee at a local strip joint, Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young was issued a Class C assault citation in Dallas, Texas, early Sunday morning.
No arrests are planned and the former University of Texas star’s citation, while for a misdemeanor charge, likely will entail a fine that he will pay and that’s it.
The incident is said to have occurred at a Dallas strip club early Sunday morning after a man at the venue insulted, verbally or otherwise, Young’s alma mater.
A Dallas police source said that Vince Young was attempting to exchange cash, possibly for single dollarMore >
(HMG) – Sad to hear John Wooden, the brilliant UCLA basketball coach who guided the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and ’70s has died. at the age of 99. Wooden passed Friday evening of natural causes at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the university announced, after falling gravely ill a couple days before. During 27 seasons at UCLA, back in the day when freshman didn’t play and athletes played 4 years, Wooden the “Wizard of Westwood,” had some amazing teams and players like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bill Walton. Wooden’s run of championships began withMore >