| Thursday, February 03, 2005
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|Today in history
On this datein 1993, Willie Nelson
struck a bargain with the Internal
Revenue service. To settle his $17 million
tax debt, he forfeited $9 million proceeds
from the album "The IRS Tapes: Who'll Buy My Memories?
Today also marks the Keanu Reeves becoming
a member of the Walk of Fame.
Hollywood couple Orlando Bloom and Kate Bosworth
have split after dating for nearly three years.
People magazine reported. "They did decide to take
some time apart due to their upcoming work schedule."
Snoop Dogg in Trouble:
An Emmy winning makeup artist has sued rapper
Snoop Dogg, the ABC network and its "Jimmy Kimmel Live"
show for $25 million, claiming she was drugged and
raped backstage at the show by the hip-hop star and
his associates. The legal complaint came about two
months after the rapper, born Calvin Broadus,
brought his own pre-emptive suit claiming he was
the victim of an extortion plot by the woman,
Kylie Bell, and her lawyer, although Broadus did
not then name her.
I just want to get the word out'
BALTIMORE -- Carmelo Anthony will assist a campaing against
drugs and violence follwoing citicism of his appearance
in a DVD that wanred witnesses about working with the police.
State and federal officials approached the Denver Nuggets
star, hoping his celebrity would be a draw. His exact role
has not yet been determined.
The DVD "Stop Snitching" has circulated in Baltimore since
November, Anthony, a Baltimore native appears briefly,
standing to a man who warns that anyone who tips off
police about drug deals will "get a hole in his head"
Anthony does't repond to any of the comments on tape
but appears in the DVD's credits.
(abstracted for DAILYHERALD/Associaed Press)
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