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15 Celebrities Who've Had Near-Death Experiences (NDEs)

October 31st, 2014 2:30pm EDT
15 Celebrities Who've Had Near-Death Experiences (NDEs)
Many celebrities have come close to death, whether through car crashes (Tracy Morgan), surfing accidents (Gerard Butler) or drug overdoses (Eminem), but only a handful have had what can be described as near-death experiences (NDEs). These are people who have died, seen something on the other side, and have come back to life.

In 2001, actress Sharon Stone ("Basic Instinct," "Total Recall," "Casino") had a brain aneurysm that nearly killed her. She described the incident to Katie Couric, saying she felt like she had been shot in the head. The impact was so great, she fell over the sofa.

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Gary Busey Screams At Inanimate Objects In New Amazon Ad

April 19th, 2014 9:00am EDT
Gary Busey Screams At Inanimate Objects In New Amazon Ad
Yep. Gary Busey has officially lost it. We're not sure if Amazon approached him knowing he was nuts, or if they were just surprised and thrilled after they found out he is actually clinically insane, but the new Amazon Fire TV certainly plays it up.

The ad opens up with "If you're like me - you like talking to things. Like...'Hello Lamp.'" So that should explain pretty much any questions you have about that.

And of course, Gary can't play any role without screaming at something - so that's in there too. Anyhow, check out the advertisement which, admittedly is pretty funny.
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DVD Review: 'Action Packed Movie Marathon, Vol. 2'

December 2nd, 2013 10:00am EST
Action
Ready to be bombarded with cocky cops, bawdy boxers, old school tough guys and sassy undercover sirens?  The follow us as we check out the new to DVD "Action Packed Movie Marathon, Vol. 2" out now from the good folks at Shout! Factory Home Entertainment.  We grade the cheese factor below!  

   

   

   Title: "Action Packed Movie Marathon, Vol. 2"

   Grade: 4

   Cast: Gary Busey, Connie Stevens, Jim Mitchum

   Director: Various

   Rating: R

   Runtime: 390 minutes

   Release Company: Shout Factory Home Entertainment

   Website: www.shoutfactory.com

 

The Flicks: Surpr...
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'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice': And Your Little Mechanical Dog Too!

April 29th, 2013 3:16pm EDT
All-Star Celebrity Apprentice
Last week, Gary Busey got on Lisa Rinna’s last nerve, with his inability to focus or be a part of their tiny team. But Penn Jillette still managed to pull off a successful task, winning for Plan B. Team Power’s Brande Roderick took the fall for the loss, and was fired.

After last week’s Board Room, Lil Jon is the last original member of Power, and he feels like the proverbial “black guy in a horror movie.” With only six players remaining, Plan B is still not playing on a level field; Gary is their weakest link.

Donald Trump greets the troops with a surprise advisor – Joan Rivers, a previo...
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Gary Busey 'Warned' To Behave Ahead Of Oscars Night

February 24th, 2013 8:32am EST
Gary Busey
Gary Busey has been warned to be on his best behavior at an upcoming Oscar night bash on Sunday following previous run-ins with fellow celebrity party-goers.

The stars will be out in force in Hollywood on Sunday as the town hosts its biggest event of the year, the Academy Awards, and a series of glitzy parties are held so the industry can toast the ceremony's big winners.

Sports agent Norby Walters throws the Night of 100 Stars gathering, and he has already reached out to Busey to ensure he does not act up at the bash - or he'll face a lifetime ban.

Walters tells the New York Daily Ne...
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Gary Busey's Bankruptcy Case Closed, Still Owes $450,000 To IRS

December 4th, 2012 9:05am EST
Gary Busey
After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year, Gary Busey has been exonerated from over $57,000 worth of debt.

In February the actor declared he was broke and claimed he owed more than $500,000 to various creditors, including banks and medical facilities.

Working with court officials, Busey was allowed to keep his assets, amounting to $26,000, and enrolled in a money management course. After completing the program he was discharged from his bankruptcy on Nov. 26.

Unfortunately, he still owes the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) $451,297.33 in upaid taxes, which can't be cleared by bankrupt...
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Gary Busey Is A Grandfather!

August 2nd, 2012 2:26pm EDT
GAry Busey
Legendary actor Gary Busey is a grandfather - his son Jake and fiancée April Hutchinson became parents on Monday.

The Starship Troopers star has named his baby girl Autumn Rosalia.

The tot was born in Santa Monica, California and Busey tells Life & Style magazine, "She's completely healthy and arrived right on schedule... She's a brunette, just like her mom."

Busey and his bride-to-be discovered they were set to become parents two weeks after he proposed.

He adds, "This has been a wonderful surprise for us, and we couldn't be happier."
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David Hasselhoff Refused To Work With Gary Busey On 'Piranha 3DD'

May 30th, 2012 10:33pm EDT
David Hasselhoff
Actor David Hasselhoff struggled with two of his co-stars on the set of new movie Piranha 3DD - one he couldn't stand and the other he refused to be in the same room with.

The former Baywatch star, who plays himself in the fishy sequel, only signed on for the movie if producers could keep him and Gary Busey apart during filming.

He says, "I run from him. I made a pact in my contract I wouldn't have to be in the same room as Gary Busey. He's really an entertaining person, but he's a little scary."

And there was another young star who Hasselhoff hated working with - because he couldn't pro...
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Gary Busey Graduates From Debt School

March 16th, 2012 8:57am EDT
Gary Busey
Veteran actor Gary Busey is on the road to financial recovery after completing a court-ordered money management course following his bankruptcy news.

The Hollywood star has suffered numerous financial problems over the last few years and he recently filed for bankruptcy at a court in Los Angeles, citing his mounting debts and dwindling assets.

The court ordered him to enroll in finance classes as part of the bankruptcy proceedings and he completed the course earlier this month, earning himself a Certificate of Debtor Education, according to TMZ.com.

Busey's representative tells the we...
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Gary Busey Sued Over Airport Altercation

November 16th, 2011 9:25pm EST
Gary Busey
Veteran actor Gary Busey has been hit with legal action amid allegations he knocked a woman to the ground at an airport in Oklahoma in May.

The Lethal Weapon star was reportedly rushing to board a flight from Tulsa when he allegedly pushed past Carla Loeffler in a bid to cut the line as she waited for the same plane.

In her legal papers, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Loeffler also claims Busey had been drinking at an airport bar and appeared intoxicated at the time of the incident.

She is seeking unspecified damages for injuries sustained in the alleged altercation, accordi...
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Two And A Half Men – Alan’s Not So Wonderful Life

November 15th, 2011 11:28am EST
Two And A Half Men
It’s 28 days after Alan’s break from reality, and he is ready to leave the hospital, a new man. Well, actually, an old man – he’s lost his ‘Charlie’ persona and is back to being good old Alan, the leech. His nurse is less than supportive – there have been bets on when he’d be toilet trained, and another that says he’ll be back before Christmas. Is Alan ready to step back into the world, even with medication and the new tools he has learned for coping?

First things first – a warm goodbye from his loony bin roommate, Gary Busey. “"Hope you weren't planning on leaving before you gave your ol...
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Gary Busey Steps Down From His Latest Movie

June 15th, 2011 8:48am EDT
Gary Busey
A representative for Gary Busey has played down reports the actor was fired from his new movie, insisting he left the project due to "contractual issues and misunderstandings."

The 66 year old has been working on Mansion of Blood, but recently exited despite filming half of his scenes.

TMZ.com reports several workers on the set were unhappy with Busey's behavior during the shoot and bosses decided to let him go from the project - but the star's rep has moved swiftly to clear up the rumors.

Busey's spokesperson tells the website, "The situation was plagued by contractual issues and mis...
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Chris Rock 'Offended' By Tracy Morgan's Comments

June 13th, 2011 12:42pm EDT
Chris Rock
Chris Rock has taken aim at Tracy Morgan for his controversial gay jokes after initially defending the troubled TV funnyman.

The 30 Rock star hit headlines last week after making a series of offensive comments about homosexuality at a stand-up show in Nashville, Tennessee.

Rock initially defended Morgan, telling fans in a post on Twitter.com, "I don't know about you, but I don't want to live in (a) world where Tracy Morgan can't say foul inappropriate s**t."

However, the comedian has now backtracked after reading Morgan's remarks and his subsequent apology, and he made his feelings cle...
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Jake Busey To Check Into Rehab

May 26th, 2011 7:57am EDT
Jake Busey
Gary Busey's actor son Jake is preparing to check into a rehabilitation center to address his issues with alcohol.

The 39 year old is seeking professional help after he was recently hospitalized with alcohol poisoning.

The Starship Troopers actor hopes the stint in rehab will help him get on the "straight path" in life.

He tells TMZ.com, "After getting out of the hospital - I got a little alcohol poisoning, a little too much fun - I'm on the straight path now, I'm going clean living. (I had) a little too much beer. That's the big plan - I'll be checking into rehab in the next week."
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'Celebrity Apprentice' – The Finale - And The Winner is …

May 23rd, 2011 8:54pm EDT
THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE
We start with Donald Trump bombastically proclaiming this season as, of course, the best season ever, thanks to him. Cue the unfolding of a red carpet for the Donald to strut along. Two poor fellows ran before him, unrolling a seemingly endless red carpet until it abruptly runs out, just before the entrance. As they fell to the ground, he tells them …. wait for it! … “You’re Fired.” Oh, that Donald …

We’re down to the Final Two – country star John Rich, and Academy Award winning actress, Marlee Matlin. When we left the duo last week, they were both enmeshed in the creation and production o...
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Donald Trump Makes Toughest Apprentice Decision, Names John Rich 'The Celebrity Apprentice' (Video)

May 23rd, 2011 12:30pm EDT
John Rich name Celebrity Apprentice
Country star John Rich has been named the winner of The Celebrity Apprentice.

The singer saw off competition from Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin in a live finale on Sunday.

Host Donald Trump admitted he struggled with the decision, telling the contestants, "I've never had to go through something like this... You've both been amazing."

Rich picked up a $250,000 prize, which he has pledged to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

The series began with 16 celebrity competitors, including David Cassidy, Meat Loaf, Lil Jon, LaToya Jackson, Gary Busey and Mark McGrath.
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Talking 'Celebrity Apprentice' With Marlee Matlin & John Rich

May 22nd, 2011 2:12pm EDT
Marlee Matlin
Tonight, NBC's latest edition of The Celebrity Apprentice comes to a close, with Oscar winner Marlee Matlin and country music star John Rich going head-to-head for the title and even more money for their respective charities. Before their showdown, both Marlee and John checked in with me to chat about their experiences on the show. They may be the two most gracious opponents I've ever interviewed.

(If you missed it earlier, you can also check out my earlier interview with fellow Celebrity Apprentice contestant Hope Dworaczyk.)

You've been tough competitors all season long. What do you...
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David Hasselhoff Joins Cast Of 'Piranha 3DD'

May 11th, 2011 9:41pm EDT
David Hasselhoff
David Hasselhoff is heading back to the water as the latest castmate for the Piranha 3D sequel.

The former Baywatch star will join Ving Rhames, Christopher Lloyd, Gary Busey and Danielle Panabaker in Piranha 3DD, but instead of the Malibu coastline in California, where he led the most famous TV lifeguards, he'll be hitting the deep end of a water park.

Piranha 3DD will splash into cinemas later this year.

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Hope Dworaczyk Shines Like A Disco Ball At The Playmate Of The Year Celebration

May 9th, 2011 7:55pm EDT
Hope Dworaczyk
Hope Dworaczyk spent her Friday evening at Playboy's 2011 Playmate of the Year Celebration at the Palms Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and helped usher in the newest Playboy Playmate of the Year, Claire Sinclair (see pics of Claire at the party here).

The sexy model/TV host, who looked like a sexy disco ball, was recently fired from this season of The Celebrity Apprentice, and she tells PopEater's Rob Shuter that she was "relieved" when Donald Trump fired her because the experience was "horrible."

She explains, "We were up every morning at 4:30 in the morning and a girl needs her beauty sl...
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Meat Loaf Ashamed Of Gary Busey Fight On 'Celebrity Apprentice'

May 5th, 2011 10:15pm EDT
Meat Loaf
Rocker Meat Loaf is ashamed of his behavior on Donald Trump's reality show The Celebrity Apprentice, confessing his televised bust-up with actor Gary Busey was "one of the most embarrassing moments" of his life.

The star aimed an angry tirade at Busey, his fellow contestant, after accusing the actor of stealing his art supplies during one creative challenge.

It has become one of the talking points of the current series - and Meat Loaf admits he's not proud that he lost his cool while the cameras were rolling.

Appearing on Thursday's Ellen DeGeneres Show in America, the "Bat Out of Hell" ...
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'The Celebrity Apprentice' - Bitter Suites - Recap For April 24

April 25th, 2011 12:10pm EDT
Trump Hotel Collection
We’re back in the Party Room, just after losing Gary Busey last week. NeNe Leakes is still sulking about LaToya Jackson not wanting to be her best friend, and Star Jones greets the men of BackBone as they file in for a much needed drink. Meat Loaf and Lil Jon tell the ladies of ASAP a few Busey stories. The men seem almost giggly in their relief. John Rich joins both teams in a toast to a great race.

Hope Dworaczyk brings her check to her visit with Best Buddies, a charity she supports.

A new day for the teams, and especially for NeNe, who is determined they’ll do whatever work they have...
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Gary Busey Is 'Campaigning' For Donald Trump For President

April 25th, 2011 9:14am EDT
Gary Busey
Gary Busey has thrown his full support behind Donald Trump's plans to run for president in 2012, insisting the property mogul is the right person for the job.

Billionaire Trump is seriously contemplating challenging current leader Barack Obama for the White House next year and he can count on one vote from his "Celebrity Apprentice" star Busey.

The businessman has yet to officially declare his political intentions, but the actor is already spreading the word.

Busey tells WENN, "I'm campaigning for him now. Donald Trump has the wherewithal, the knowledge and the awareness of this country....
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Gary Busey Wants To Help Others Identify Hearing Disabilities

April 24th, 2011 3:45pm EDT
Gary Busey
Actor Gary Busey is planning to put his improved hearing to good use by helping others who may be suffering from deafness as a result of a traumatic brain injury.

The Lethal Weapon 4 star had no idea he was partially deaf until Oscar-winner Marlee Matlin, his fellow contestant on hit TV show The Celebrity Apprentice, recognized his tendency to shout for no reason.

The deaf actress recommended Busey see a specialist and he was subsequently fitted with a hearing aid.

The eccentric actor's hearing is now crystal clear and he is convinced the problem stems from brain surgery he underwent in ...
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Gary Busey's Young Son Hospitalized

April 20th, 2011 8:26am EDT
Gary Busey
Gary Busey's one-year-old son Luke has been hospitalized for a childhood illness.

The health emergency came hours after Busey showed off a photo of his "beautiful gift from God" during an appearance on Monday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" chat show.

The child is Busey's son with his fiancee Steffanie Sampson.

Details of what ails the child have not been released, but TMZ.com reports the tot is expected to be back home by the weekend.

Busey's spokeswoman tells the website, "Gary is very grateful to his fans for their love and support. Steffanie and Gary thank everyone for their get well p...
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'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap 'Raising The Steaks' Yummm!

April 18th, 2011 11:30am EDT
Meat Loaf The Celebrity Apprentice
Keeping a team member in play when no one else wants to work with them will damage your overall energy. At Team Backbone this week, John Rich, Lil John, and Meat Loaf were working against a total, soul-sucking, energy hole. The fact that they could even raise their heads enough to try to bring the challenge in was a tribute to each of their commitments to their charities.

Continuing from last week’s firing of Mark McGrath, Backbone was visibly stunned to see Gary Busey walk through the door. Meat Loaf and Lil Jon were clearly unhappy, while John Rich went to a safe place in his mind, decid...
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Interview: Hope Dworaczyk Talks 'Celebrity Apprentice'

April 16th, 2011 8:05am EDT
Hope Dworaczyk
Model, centerfold and fashion personality Hope Dworaczyk is part of the latest roster on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice. As we approach her turn as project manager in this Sunday's episode, Hope stopped by to chat about the realities of "reality TV," what it's like being in charge, and how much image factors into everything else.

What interested you in appearing on Celebrity Apprentice? Were you at all worried about how it might impact your career? There's kind of this belief that celebrities who appear on reality shows are C- and D-list types past their prime.

When I first got the cal...
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'Celebrity Apprentice's' NeNe Is 'A Big Bully' - April 10 Recap

April 11th, 2011 11:55am EDT
The Celebrity Apprentice
This week: Pirates me Maties! Hope doesn’t show her biggest assets, and paranoia runs deep for LaToya. Oh yeah, and Busey’s STILL here.

Week 5 and I am now having recurring nightmares of Donald Trump’s weird lip movements. Last week, the teams made ‘art’, and sold it for record amounts. Meat Loaf spectacularly lost his temper on Gary Busey for no real reason, and Richard Hatch got the boot, despite the entire team wanting Busey gone. We can only go up from here, right?

Five celebrities now remain per team. LaToya Jackson, realizing that her team think her ineffective and weak, is determin...
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'Celebrity Apprentice's' Meat Loaf Is A Bat Out Of Hell! The Recap

April 4th, 2011 11:07am EDT
Meat Loaf Is A Bat Out Of Hell
This week: Meat Loaf makes a meal of himself in front of the viewing audience, LaToya milks Michael’s fame, and Marlee shows the teams how to bring in the money.

We return to the aftermath of Dionne Warwick’s leaving last week, as the two teams gather. The Men (BackBone) are ecstatic, celebrating their third win in a row, but the Women (ASAP) are in tatters, with NeNe Leakes weeping over Dionne’s rudeness, Star comforting NeNe (“She gone, she gone.”,) and LaToya Jackson telling Lil Jon that she is being set up for a fall. “I know I’m dealing with sneaky, cunning girls, and I’m not used to ...
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'The Celebrity Apprentice' - Dionne Warwick Is 'Off The Hook' – ReCap

March 28th, 2011 11:27am EDT
The Celebrity Apprentice
In which I learn very little about video phones, Jose Canseco ‘feels pretty’, and Dionne Warwick learns that The Boss cannot be faked out, no matter how much you need your beauty sleep.

This week’s episode began with several of the Backbone (Men’s) team admitting to Gary Busey and each other that their previous week’s win was due to the group effort, and that they needed to present a strong, united front to the A.S.A.P. (Women’s) team, in order to keep winning. Busey tearfully presented two $20,000 checks to a representative of his charity, The Centre for Head Injury Services, explaining...
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15 Celebrity Faces That Make Us Nauseous

March 21st, 2011 11:57pm EDT
Sour Sixteen of celebrity faces
While the NCAA tournament has their sweet sixteen, we here at Starpulse present our sour sixteen of celebrity faces. Some of these celebrity faces have been affected by plastic surgery. And some have been affected by bad genetics. But all of these faces have one thing in common - they're UGLY! The following celebrity faces are so ugly, you may have to run to the bathroom to vomit from looking at them for too long.

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson is often criticized for being a negative influence on children because of his violent and sexually explicit music lyrics. But what Manson shou...
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