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Chris Tucker facing foreclosure of mansion; Ne-Yo is a dad again

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Chris Tucker, star of the “Rush Hour” movies, is facing the possible foreclosure of his 10,000-square-foot, waterfront home outside of Orlando. The actor and comedian owes SunTrust Bank more than $4.4 million on the property, which he purchased in 2007 for $6 million. The mansion contains five bedrooms, three fireplaces, an outdoor kitchen and a basement designed to resemble a pirate ship. (The Root; Orlando Sentinel)

Ne-Yo and girlfriend Monyetta Shaw have welcomed their second child together. The baby was born Monday, but details — including the name and sex — have not been released. The singer and Shaw already have an 11-month-old daughter named Madilyn Grace. (E! Online)

Lindsay Lohan and her conversation-generating teeth. (Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Latest Ashton/Demi development: Because of the stress caused by all the speculation regarding her marriage to Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore is reportedly not eating much. (Us Magazine)

Hilary Swank has now agreed to donate the paycheck she received for attending the Chechen party and concert for Ramzan Kadyrov. The money will go to various charities. It’s unclear how much she was paid, but The Wrap reports that Jean Claude Van Damme received $1 million for showing up. (The Wrap)

Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit fame has signed a deal with CBS to star in a sitcom about an aging rock star. That sitcom is tentatively titled “Douchebag.” I am tentatively planning to watch the pilot in a state of befuddlement if it makes it to air. (Vulture)

George Romero, the godfather of zombie movies, is apparently not so into “Walking Dead.” He’s never watched the AMC series and turned down the chance to work on an episode because “my zombies live in sort of my universe and they’re political and they’re different from whatever that is.” (Pop2It)

In case you missed the hype, Bill Clinton will celebrate his 65th birthday this weekend with, among other things, a benefit concert featuring performances by Bono and the Edge, Lady Gaga, Usher and Kenny Chesney. (Hollywood Reporter)

Remember the heart wall that appeared on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” earlier this year? The designer of said wall — Eric Telchin, the guy behind “Boy Sees Hearts,”which captures photographs of heart-shaped images in everyday life — has scored a book deal and will write a book called “Boy Sees Hearts,” to be published by Penguin. Telchin is a former employee of, so we at Celebritology can say we knew him before he started seeing hearts.

When she isn’t at a movie theater or writing about movies, Jen Chaney is ... um ... probably at home, watching a movie.


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