The Reliable Source: Update


Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Chris Brown probation revoked because of D.C. arrest

However, the singer escapes jail time again.

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Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Chris Brown’s new court date in D.C. set for Jan. 8

No drama in D.C. court Monday

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Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Amy Robach’s cancer spread, but she says her prognosis is ‘good’

After undergoing a double mastectomy, Robach says her surgeon found a second malignant tumor.

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Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 11/19/2013

’20/20 anchor Elizabeth Vargas home from rehab

The journalist, 51, checked into a facility several weeks ago for alcohol use.

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Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Jewelry, golf clubs, Liza Minnelli poster: Bidders shell out at Gerald and Betty Ford estate auction

The top-selling item was $4,000 for an engraved 18-karat-gold Cartier brooch.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:22 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:09 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Update: Jay Z keeps partnership with Barneys amid racial profiling case

Now all proceeds he makes from the holiday promo deal will go to charity (instead of just a portion).

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Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 11/18/2013

South Dakota cattle ranchers win -- Joan Jett won’t perform on state parade float

The outspoken animal-rights activist has been taken off the state’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade float.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:00 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Update: Canadian actress found guilty of stalking Alec Baldwin

Genevieve Sabouri, 41, wept as the judge sentenced her to six months in jail, according to reports.

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Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Jose Andres becomes a U.S. citizen after 23 years in the country

The Spanish-born celebrity chef and his wife took the citizenship oath in Baltimore

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Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Chris Brown checks out of rehab facility, continues outpatient treatment

“Chris is continuing his rehab program as an outpatient,” his rep confirmed to E! News.

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Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Sam Donaldson’s drunken driving case is dismissed

“The officer said I didn’t look over 65,” the 79-year-old journalist told us Monday. “My goodness, I almost jumped up and waved the flag!”

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Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Update: Chris Brown going to rehab for anger management

His lawyer explains it’s not an admission of guilt.

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Posted at 12:33 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Chris Brown checks into rehab after D.C. arrest

“His goal is to gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior,” his rep said in a statement.

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Posted at 08:06 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Chris Brown’s assault charges reduced to misdemeanor; back in court next month

The bad boy pop star will be back in D.C. court Nov. 25.

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Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 10/27/2013

More details on Chris Brown’s arrest; court date set for Monday

Two women, a tour bus, and a felony charge for assault.

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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Tom Clancy: Looking back on his epic 1993 Washington Post interview

Writer Peter Carlson says he respects that Clancy never denied uttering the most controversial quote.

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Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 10/03/2013

Woody Allen, Barbara Sinatra respond to Ronan Farrow parentage hints

Lest we forget, there were two other parties to the parentage saga Mia Farrow hinted at -- and they’re skeptical.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:18 PM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Adrian Fenty lands another job in Silicon Valley

The former mayor is joining a California law firm, staying in Palo Alto with “a friend.”

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Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 09/24/2013

‘Sweet P’ steps forward, denies hitting Jacoby Jones on Ravens party bus

Can we ever really know for sure what happened that night? One participants steps forward to lend some clarity.

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Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri and other talking points about last night’s pageant

The crazy intros! The talents, good and bad. History made, and a tabloid scandal transcended.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:28 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Teresa Heinz Kerry makes first public appearance since illness

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Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Rep. Jamie Herrera Beutler's baby is born, overcomes typically fatal condition

The congresswoman is thanking Johns Hopkins for a unique cure that helped her baby beat the odds.

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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Rep. Steve Cohen: Your questions answered about a baffling family saga

Why did they think she was his daughter? Why didn't he seek DNA tests? And what lessons have we learned?

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Posted at 04:02 AM ET, 07/22/2013

'The Butler' keeps its name, with a caveat, as MPAA settles studio fight

A battle over a White House biopic is resolved, with the MPAA ruling that it can be called a variation on "The Butler."

By The Reliable Source  |  04:02 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 07/16/2013

Cory Monteith died from heroin and alcohol, says coroner

Sad if predictable results of a probe into the death of the young actor, who struggled with addiction.

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Posted at 07:04 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Paula Deen replaces legal team, hires D.C. attorney Grace Speights

The Southern foodie cut loose her Savannah-based law firms. The D.C. lawyer stepping in has a formidable resume.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:04 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Teresa Heinz Kerry transferred to rehab hospital

A rep said doctors have concluded that she suffered a seizure, though they still don't know what caused it

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Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Timothy Geithner sells Bethesda home

Five months after he left the administration, the former Treasury secretary is finally free to leave Washington for real.

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Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Teresa Heinz Kerry 'doing better,' says a teary John Kerry (video)

The secretary of state got a little emotional while updating an audience on the condition of his sick wife.

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Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Teresa Heinz Kerry: Condition improves, possible causes ruled out

It remains unclear what caused her to fall ill this weekend -- but her condition is improving, and doctors have ruled out some scarier causes.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:12 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 07/03/2013

'The Butler' battle heats up with David Boies in fight for movie title

The superlawyer has another big Washington case on his plate: Fighting for the White House biopic "The Butler" to keep its name amid a challenge from a rival movie studio.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:45 AM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 07/03/2013

Update: Sequoia owner cedes presidential yacht to end lawsuit

Gary Silversmith’s ownership of the Sequoia — the former presidential yacht that he’s offered for charter cruises on the Potomac for 13 years — is nearing an end.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:01 AM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Looks like Paula Deen does plan to come to Washington this fall

Everything seems to be slowly getting back to normal for Paula Deen -- at least in her social media life, where she announced she'll make a return to a D.C. cooking show this fall.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:36 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Monica Lewinsky auction: What happened?

No big bucks for her used clothing and notes

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Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Paula Deen dropped by Food Network after third apology (updated)

The Food Network star appeared genuinely regretful and rattled by the torrent of criticism she has received this week.

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Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Nigella Lawson husband Charles Saatchi warned by police over fight

The art dealer said he accepted the warning to resolve an investigation that might otherwise be "hanging over all of us for months."

By The Reliable Source  |  09:33 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Jill Kelley lawsuit alleges lost business, social snubbing after Petraeus scandal

Party invitations dried up; an organization that had asked her to join its board suddenly stopped calling; and "millions of dollars" of business potential vanished, her suit alleges.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:02 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:56 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Pregnant congresswoman, Jaime Herrera Beutler, suffers complications

Sad update on the congresswoman, who last month announced she is expecting her first child.

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Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Update: Toots Hibbert cancels tour after Richmond bottle-throwing

That punk kid who thought it would be cute to throw a bottle has really screwed things up.

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Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Aretha Franklin cancels more shows

The Queen of Soul, grappling with an unknown ailment, has now cleared her performance calendar through June.

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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Justin Bieber's monkey officially claimed by Germany

Our great international nightmare appears to have ended.

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Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Angelina Jolie: Her last few months, what's next, and more reaction

Brad Pitt speaks, advocates weigh in, and a look back at her busy public schedule during the months she was undergoing surgery.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Beyonce's new nickname in FOIA'd inauguration docs: '(B)(6)'

You know her as Beyonce, BK or simply Queen Bey, but it seems the feds have their own special name for her, according to just-released documents from her inauguration lip-sync controversy.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:02 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Virginia Quarterly Review names new editor a year after masthead upheaval

Ralph Eubanks, a scholar known for his work on race relations, has most recently served as the director of publishing for the Library of Congress. He'll take over a small literary journal that has received national acclaim but which was rocked by workplace turmoil.

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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Paula Broadwell on life after the Petraeus scandal

The general's biographer said she's "made some mistakes" in the past but is trying to look forward.

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Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Robert Griffin III: Why did he skip Correspondents' dinner, Obama reception?

The star quarterback apparently blew off not just the White House Correspondents' Association dinner — where he was to be the guest of NBC — but a private pre-dinner reception with President Obama as well.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:00 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 04/25/2013

2 Chainz off the hook in Eastern Shore marijuana case

Ah, the old "not my grinder" alibi. The rapper was found not guilty Wednesday on the marijuana charges he picked up when his tour van was caught speeding on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

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Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 04/24/2013

MC Hammer's busy week in Washington

MC Hammer resurfaced again in Washington Tuesday night -- on the Jumbotron at the Caps game -- and now we know what he's doing here. A lot of stuff, it seems.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:02 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 04/23/2013

PETA objects to live animals at National Zoo fundraiser

PETA is unhappy that the National Zoo hosted a fundraiser last week where handlers from the Columbus Zoo brought in a cheetah, penguin, wallaby, and other hand-raised exotic animals.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:32 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Justin Bieber's monkey still stranded in German shelter

Justin Bieber's monkey remains in protective custody -- there's some indication that the pop star has come to terms with the separation.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Reese Witherspoon arrest could maybe help her career: Some stars thrive post-scandal

Reese Witherspoon arrest could maybe help her career: Some stars thrive post-scandal

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Anthony Weiner returns to Twitter

Well, look who's returned to the scene of the crime!: Anthony Weiner, who christened a new Twitter account on Monday. We don't need to remind you what happened there before.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:04 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Update: Pitbull weighs in on Jay-Z, Beyonce Cuba controversy

Will this be the final word on the Jay-Z and Beyonce Cuba trip controversy? Eh, probably not, but at least we now have a Cuba-American rapper weighing in.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:40 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Jay-Z responds to Cuba controversy with a new song

Jay-Z has finally broken his silence over the controversy about his trip to Cuba -- and of course he did it in rap. In the new song, the superstar is defiant, self-pitying -- and imagines Obama worrying about getting impeached over this.

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Posted at 11:38 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Jay-Z and Beyonce Cuba trip was authorized as 'educational'; lawmakers criticize program

The stars had a standard federal waiver to make their much-scrutinized anniversary trip to Cuba, according to documents released by lawmakers. That might not end the controversy.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:38 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Update: Carlos Allen, the other White House crasher, is also in the music business now

Turns out Michaele Salahi isn't the only former White House crasher to go into the music business. Carlos Allen told us he started writing songs to get over his failed 2010 campaign for D.C. mayor. But . . . how'd you get so many YouTube views, Carlos, hmmm?

By The Reliable Source  |  10:32 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Lil Wayne proves he's alive, out of hospital, in video greeting to fans

A week after his mysterious hospitalization, Lil Wayne offered proof-of-life Friday: A video in which the rapper, apparently up and walking around, thanks fans for their prayers.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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