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Crazed Fan Sinks Her Teeth Into Danny Bonaduce's Cheek

October 1st, 2012 9:05am EDT
Danny Bonaduce
A crazed fan bit Danny Bonaduce during a meet-and-greet in Washington state on Friday. The former "Patridge Family" star was hosting an event at a casino when a woman asked him if she could give him a kiss.

"She said, 'I loved you on The Partridge Family. Can I kiss you?'" Bonaduce told local publication The News Tribune of Tacoma.

The unsuspecting star was then bitten by the woman, who sunk her teeth into his cheek for several seconds before security officials intervened.

Bonaduce, 53, got quite freaked out about the incident. "I could feel things popping," he added.

Police arrested th...

Danny Bonaduce Marries Third Wife

December 4th, 2010 7:00am EST
Danny Bonaduce
Former Partridge Family star Danny Bonaduce is a married man again after exchanging vows with his manager girlfriend in a surprise ceremony last week.

The actor, 51, proposed to Amy Railsback in March 2009, less than six months after finalising his divorce from his wife of 16 years, Gretchen.

Bonaduce recently treated Railsback to a vacation in Hawaii, but she was left stunned when he revealed they were actually in Maui to wed in a surprise sunset ceremony.

The couple became man and wife on November 22, reports the National Enquirer.

Railsback, who, at 28, is 23 years his junior, is Bon...

David Cassidy Reaches Out To Susan Dey

March 2nd, 2010 3:11pm EST
David Cassidy
The Partridge Family star David Cassidy has issued a public plea for his former TV sister Susan Dey to get in touch, following years of estrangement from the actress. The pair starred together in the beloved 1970s sitcom, where Dey played eldest daughter Laurie Partridge - but she was noticeably absent when the cast reunited on the Today show on Tuesday morning.

When asked about Dey's absence, former child star Danny Bonaduce joked, "The only way you can reach Susan Dey is by teleprompter."

However, Cassidy took a more heartfelt approach and turned to the camera to reach out to his form...

Slideshow: Child Stars Who Grew Up Normal

September 22nd, 2009 9:45am EDT
Anna Paquin
The media focuses primarily on the failed careers of child stars, their rehab stints and jail time. Lindsay Lohan, Drew Barrymore, Corey Feldman, Britney Spears and Danny Bonaduce are among the celebrities who fall into that stereotypical troubled child star label. However, there have been a few child actors who grew up normal despite the media presence in their young lives.

Jerry O'Connell - The Jerry Maguire actor first appeared in Stand by Me in 1986 at the age of eleven. Following the movie, he went back to school and didn't return to the scene as a full time actor until after he ...

TV Reality Romances That Ended In Divorce

July 24th, 2009 11:58am EDT
Jon and Kate Gosselin
When you open the doors to your world and let television cameras capture your daily routine, it's hard to maintain a normal life. Especially if you are a celebrity couple broadcasting your relationship for the public to scrutinize. It seems that more often than not, couples that appear on reality shows together end up splitting up by the time their series is released on DVD. Is it inevitable that the couple will split up? Are they taking a risk when they sign on the dotted line?

Not all couples fall victim to the reality show curse, Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed and Ozzy and Sharon Os...

Danny Bonaduce Fights Off Muggers

August 16th, 2008 2:30pm EDT
Danny Bonaduce
Former child star Danny Bonaduce was slashed across the chest and arm with a knife during a recent failed attempt to mug him.

The one-time Partridge Family star claims the incident happened while he was working out in a Los Angeles park. The 49-year-old tells the National Enquirer, "These wild-eyed dudes walked up to me and my girlfriend and one of them whipped out a carpet knife and demanded money."

Bonaduce, a martial arts expert, adds, "I'm tough, but I'm not invincible. I couldn't run because I was exhausted, so I decided to stand my ground. I said to the guy, 'There are two...

D-List Reality Stars To Compete For Their Own Reality Show

June 24th, 2008 12:23pm EDT
Traci Bingham
Fox Reality Channel, the only all-reality, all-the-time cable network, heats up this fall with the debut of the celebrity reality series, "Gimme My Reality Show!"

The series in which celebrities compete for the right to have their own reality show premieres Saturday, October 11, at midnight ET/PT following the outrageous 2008 Fox Reality Channel Reality Awards.

Initial celebrity headliners signed for the show include Traci Bingham, Santino Rice and Gretchen Bonaduce. Bingham's exotic beauty and energetic personality landed her most famous role as Jordin Tate on the hit series "Bay...

Celebs To Compete In 'Secret Talents Of The Stars,' April 8 On CBS

March 18th, 2008 1:59pm EDT
Cindy Margolis
"Secret Talents Of The Stars," a weekly celebrity talent show that reveals the unknown talents of 16 well-known personalities, premieres live, Tuesday, April 8 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/tape delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.

Each week, celebrities will compete in a tournament-structured format to determine who has the BEST unknown talent. Each performer of "Secret Talents Of The Stars" will fulfill his/her dream by practicing, and then performing live, many supported by a headline production troupe.

Each performance will be critiqued by three judges - but it's the viewers who ...

Shawn Pyfrom Talks About 'Housewives,' The Writers' Strike, Playing Danny Bonaduce & More

December 14th, 2007 10:01am EST
Shawn Pyfrom
Shawn Pyfrom is amazingly astute and mature for a man of his age. At only 21, he already has some fine ideas and ideals. Starpulse talked to him recently about his past work, his current role as the gay Andrew Van De Camp in "Desperate Housewives," his upcoming movie, and more.

We heard that you just turned 21 in August. Happy Birthday!

Thank you. It's very exciting to be 21.


I would be lying if I said that I hadn't had a few drinks before then, but every time you go to a place that features alcohol, like a bar, club, or restaurant, it's nice to be able to get a dri...

Catch 'Danny Bonaduce: Life Coach' On Your Cell Phone

November 6th, 2007 9:39am EST
Danny Bonaduce
CBS Mobile just announced plans for its first original animated program — "Danny Bonaduce: Life Coach" — which will premiere on the mobile video services of major U.S. wireless carriers on Nov. 12, with additional episodes released every two weeks.

Voiced by Danny Bonaduce, the eight animated episodes, each three to five minutes in length, will also stream on cbs.com and through online partners across the CBS Audience Network.

Recognizing that many celebrities could be headed off the deep end, generating headlines for all the wrong reasons — jail, rehab and losing child custody ...

Danny Bonaduce Won't Face Charges Over Award Show Fight

October 6th, 2007 3:06pm EDT
Danny Bonaduce
Danny Bonaduce will not face charges for throwing a reality TV star over his shoulders during an awards show in Los Angeles. The actor stunned the audience at the Fox Reality Channel Really Awards on Tuesday when he tossed Jonny Fairplay face-first onto the floor after the Survivor star jumped on his back.

Although Fairplay reportedly lost a few teeth in the televised fracas, the Los Angeles district attorney has concluded there isn't enough evidence to charge Bonaduce with battery.

Legal papers filed by the district attorney read: "It did not appear that the suspect intentional...

Snoop Hands Gig Deposit To Charity

September 13th, 2007 9:30pm EDT
Snoop Dogg
Rapper Snoop Dogg has handed over the $45,000 deposit for his performance at the upcoming Exotic Erotic Ball in San Francisco, California over to charity.

Officials at The Healing Circle, which aids survivors of homicide and victims of inner city violence, have benefited from the windfall.

Hip-hop producer J.T. The Bigga Figga, who helped broker the donation, admits he was impressed with how generous Snoop Dogg was once he'd done his research on the charity.

J.T. says, "Snoop can take the easy way and give to some big popular charity with a hundred other celebrities. But th...

Snoop Dogg To Headline At Erotic Awards

August 14th, 2007 2:41pm EDT
Snoop Dogg
Rapper Snoop Dogg is getting raunchy again to headline the 28th Annual "Exotic Erotic Expo." Next month the hip-hop star will appear at the two-day event that celebrates the very best in adult entertainment.

The first night will see Snoop play a concert before appearing at the award show's famed ball - where he will join TV star Danny Bonaduce and porn star Tera Patrick as judges of the best costume.

Snoop Dogg is no stranger to the adult entertainment world - in 2000 he directed Snoop Dogg's "Doggystyle," a pornographic film produced by Hustler. Driven by its success, he direct...

Celebrity Birthdays, August 13

August 13th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Lloyd Banks
Happy Birthday to rapper Lloyd Banks (1978), "The Partridge Family" actor Danny Bonaduce (1959), singer Dan Fogelberg (1951), actor Kevin Tighe (1944), Hawaiian icon Don Ho (19300, actor Neville Brand (1920; d. 1992), actor Charles "Buddy" Rogers (1904; d. 1999), prolific film director Alfred Hitchcock (1899; d. 1980), "The Wizard of Oz" lion Bert Lahr (1895; d. 1967), and legendary wild west sharpshooter Annie Oakley (1860;ld. 1926).

Recovering Alcoholic Danny Bonaduce Isn't A Role Model For Young Stars

June 29th, 2007 2:19pm EDT
Danny Bonaduce
Danny Bonaduce admits he is no role model for young stars who seem out of control like socialites Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, even though he is a recovering alcoholic.

The former Partridge Family star went through a very public battle with alcoholism on his reality show "Breaking Bonaduce" that led to his recent split from second wife Gretchen Hillmer.

He says, "I'd love to give (Hilton and Richie) a big lecture now that I'm sober, but it took me 45 years. Sometimes it's gotta hurt."

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)

VH1 Green Lights Seven New Series

June 20th, 2007 2:44pm EDT
Salt N Pepa
VH1 is announcing plans to launch a third night of original programming fueled by an aggressive and varied slate of 7 new series. The upcoming projects run the gamut from improv series and documentaries to new twists on celebreality featuring female rap pioneers Salt N Pepa, models competing in another type of contest, pop culture revolutionaries, aspiring child stars mentored by Danny Bonaduce, ambitious fashion photographers, and two “golden girls” getting schooled on the latest in pop culture.

The new VH1 series include:

THE SALT ‘N’ PEPA SHOW (10 episodes)

"Push It." "...

Danny Bonaduce Reconciled With Wife?

April 25th, 2007 11:11am EDT
Danny Bonaduce
Danny Bonaduce has sparked reports he has reconciled with his estranged wife Gretchen after the couple attended an awards ceremony together last night. The former The Partridge Family actor announced his impending divorce on a Los Angeles radio show earlier this month, revealing his wife of 17 years told him she was no longer in love with him.

Gretchen has stood by Bonaduce through years of substance abuse and the actor believed his recent sobriety would benefit the relationship.

However, last night, the couple stunned fellow guests at the Prism Awards in Beverly Hills, California...

Danny Bonaduce Is Devastated By Divorce

April 20th, 2007 8:35am EDT
Danny & Gretchen Bonaduce
Danny Bonaduce has been left devastated by his divorce, and he fears he'll never recover from his split from wife Gretchen. The Partridge Family star went public with the divorce on a Los Angeles radio show earlier this month and now reveals his wife of 17 years simply told him she no longer loved him.

Speaking on news show Extra last night, Bonaduce said, ""She just looked at me and said, 'I'm not in love with you anymore,' and three days later after I stopped crying I said 'Okie, dokie.' I will love her for the rest of my life and I want her to stay with me forever and ever."


Danny Bonaduce Receives Death Threats

December 28th, 2006 11:49am EST
Danny Bonaduce and wife Gretchen
Danny Bonaduce is terrified for his life after speaking out in support of President George W. Bush earlier this month. The actor has been forced to alert the FBI after receiving a string of death threats following an impromptu video interview which portrayed him as a advocate of the war in Iraq. It was subsequently circulated on file sharing website YouTube.com.

Bonaduce claims he's been flooded with hate mail, and even his 12-year-old daughter's online social networking site has been targeted with images of maimed Iraqi children.

He tells the New York Daily News, "If (the inter...

Taking Back Sunday Releases Animated Video For "12 Days of Christmas"

December 24th, 2006 10:00am EST
Taking Back Sunday
Wanting to wish everyone a happy holiday, rockers Taking Back Sunday recorded their take on "12 Days of Christmas" live in-studio for AOL Sessions. The band’s comical rendition caught the attention of Darren Pasemko (Fluorescent Hill Studio) who created an exclusive animated video featuring a cartoon Adam and Fred in their best Christmas attire joined by three French hens, two turtle doves, and an animated Danny Bonaduce. Not to mention dolphins, strippers in Santa Clause costumes, a BLUE Jolly Green Giant with 5 golden rings, unicorns, and much more.

Taking Back Sunday includes lead v...

Recovering Addict Danny Bonaduce Slams Nicole Richie, Lindsay Lohan

December 15th, 2006 8:28am EST
Nicole Richie
Danny Bonaduce has launched a stinging attack on Hollywood's party girls, claiming they all seem to be racing to see who can become the most damaged. The red-headed actor has himself battled drug abuse problems, which were chronicled in hit reality TV show "Breaking Bonaduce," and he has targeted Lindsay Lohan and Nicole Richie in a new rant about their wild ways.

Just days after Richie confessed to taking Vicodin and smoking marijuana to cops who pulled her over after she was spotted driving the wrong way on a Burbank, California freeway, Bonaduce fears Richie could be the first of t...

Tonight's TV Highlights: 'Shark,' 'Six Degrees,' 'Grey's Anatomy' & More

September 21st, 2006 8:00am EDT
Jeri Ryan stars in Smith
James Woods, Jeri Ryan, Sam Page, Sophina Brown, Alexis Cruz, Sarah Carter and Danielle Panabaker star in the new drama series Shark, premiering tonight (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on CBS. “Shark” follows the professional and personal life of Sebastian Stark, a charismatic, supremely self-confident defense attorney who, after a shocking outcome in one of his cases and a personal epiphany, brings his cutthroat tactics to the prosecutor's office.

As the head of the Los Angeles District Attorney's High Profile Crime Unit, Sebastian Stark (James Woods) is forced to work for his former nemesis...

John Mayer To Perform on 'CSI' Season Premiere

August 25th, 2006 11:26am EDT
John Mayer
Grammy award-winning recording artist John Mayer and Danny Bonaduce guest star in part one of the two-part season premiere of CSI on Thursday, Sept. 21, on CBS. Mayer makes a cameo appearance, performing two new songs from his third studio album, Continuum.

Mayer performs his current single, "Waiting on the World to Change," as well as "Slow Dancing in a Burning Room," for Catherine and Nick at a nightclub. Bonaduce stars as an ex-rocker who ends up a murder victim.

In the season premiere, "Built To Kill, Part One," an aspiring dancer is murdered backstage during Cirque du Solei...

Celebrity Birthdays, August 13

August 13th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Lloyd Banks
Happy Birthday to rapper Lloyd Banks (1978), "The Partridge Family" actor Danny Bonaduce (1959), singer Dan Fogelberg (1951), actor Kevin Tighe (1944), Hawaiian icon Don Ho (19300, actor Neville Brand (1920; d. 1992), actor Charles "Buddy" Rogers (1904; d. 1999), prolific film director Alfred Hitchcock (1899; d. 1980), "The Wizard of Oz" lion Bert Lahr (1895; d. 1967), and legendary wild west sharpshooter Annie Oakley (1860;ld. 1926).

Danny Bonaduce Wanted To Be Like Robert Downey Jr.

July 14th, 2006 8:42am EDT
Robert Downey Jr.
Danny Bonaduce regularly tried to top his role model Robert Downey Jr. in self-destructive behavior because the star was his role model in the 1980s. Bonaduce, who is now sober, along with Downey, has experienced various substance abuse problems and trouble with law enforcement throughout his life.

He explains, "Robert Downey Jr. was essentially my role model for years. I'd do something really neat and then he'd drive around naked with a gun. I'm going, 'You bastard!' You're always trying to one up him, but you just can't beat him. You can't do it!"

(This news article provided by...

Upcoming Guests on 'The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson'

November 11th, 2005 9:30am EST
Jennifer Love Hewitt
Guests from Nov. 17 through Nov. 25:

Nov. 17 Television producer Josh Schwartz; musical guest Amos Lee

Nov. 18 Actor Jon Favreau; columnist Randy Cohen; comedian Kyle Cease

Nov. 21 Actress Juliette Lewis; actor Brian Van Holt ("Threshold"); musical guests Juliette and the Licks

Nov. 22 Actor Jerry O'Connell; musical guests The Fray

Nov. 23 Talk show host Regis Philbin; New York Times columnist/author Maureen Dowd

Nov. 24 Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt (Ghost Whisperer); actor James Denton; musical guest Robert Plant

Nov. 25 Actor Danny Bonaduce; screenwriter...

Guests and Musical Acts For VH1 Big In 05 Awards

November 9th, 2005 2:22pm EST
Jessica Simpson
As previously announced, VH1 will honor winners in categories that captured the year in music, news, politics, arts and gossip with "VH1 Big In '05 Awards" hosted by D.L. Hughley. Now the guest list is beginning to take shape with the announcement of appearances on the show by Jessica Simpson, Kate Beckinsale, Lindsay Lohan, Entourage's Jeremy Piven, Kristin Cavalleri from Laguna Beach, Hulk & Brooke Hogan and Danny Bonaduce and performances by Beck, Def Leppard and INXS.

The show premiers on VH1 on Sunday, December 4 at 8PM*. Additional performers, presenters and special guests will b...

VH1 Big In '05 Awards Nominees

October 28th, 2005 9:25am EDT
Kanye West
Watercooler buzz was deafening in 2005 and here's why: Tom Cruise's couch trip over new love Katie Holmes, his engagement, impending fatherhood and on-air feud with Matt Lauer and Brooke Shields; Braniston became Brangelina overnight; Kanye West's choice words for the President; Jude Law changed more than diapers with the nanny; Penguins waddled their way onto the big screen; A jury proved that Michael Jackson is no "Smooth Criminal."; Kate Moss' cocaine shame.

And now, for the fourth time, VH1 will honor winners in categories that captured the year in music, news, politics, arts and g...

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