Names and Faces: Lindsay Lohan; Snooki and John McCain
Lohan judge drops out
Looking for Los Angeles' least popular hangout? Try any courtroom occupied by Lindsay Lohan. In July her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, quit the case. Now the judge, Marsha Revel, has excused herself from the proceedings, too. This time it's not Lohan's fault, though. The judge stepped down following complaints that she participated in an improper discussion regarding where the 24-year-starlet would attend rehab. Revel "was having calls and discussions with people on the case, and we were not present," explained Jane Robison of the Los Angeles District Attorney's office. The case will now be turned over to Judge Elden Fox, although there are no new court hearings scheduled. Lohan is serving a 90-day stint in a drug and alcohol treatment program at the University of California-Los Angeles after doing 13 days behind bars for violating her probation in a pair of drunken-driving cases.
The unlikely courtship of Snooki and John McCain continues. This time the Arizona senator is upping the ante. "I kind of think she might be too good-looking to go to jail," McCain said Wednesday on KMLE radio in Phoenix, commenting on the reality TV star's recent disorderly conduct arrest.
Earlier this summer the senator and the "Jersey Shore" luminary griped via Twitter about the tanning tax -- a 10-percent surcharge on the use of ultraviolet tanning beds -- that took effect in June. In July, Snooki kicked it up a notch. "To be honest with you, the only reason why I voted for your father was because he was really cute," she told the politician's daughter, Meghan McCain, during a Daily Beast interview.
Mary Delgado, winner of Season 6 of "The Bachelor," is in dutch with the law. She was pulled over early Thursday morning in Tampa for driving under the influence, People reports. It's not the first time she's been in a legal scrape -- the DUI comes two years after she was arrested for assaulting Byron Velick, her beau from the 2004 ABC show. The couple called it quits last year.
Spotted: Kevin Jonas, of Jonas Brothers fame, and his wife, Danielle, at Georgetown Cupcake. The couple stopped in on Wednesday to pick up a special order of two dozen assorted cupcakes. As a lagniappe, the proprietors also whipped up a few custom-made JoBros-logo-sporting treats. He's in town for a gig at Jiffy Lube Live.
-- Aaron Leitko, from staff, wire and web reports