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Mischa Barton's Co-Stars: 'She's Ready To Work'

July 31st, 2009 8:39am EDT
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Mischa Barton's TV co-stars have hit back at reports she's jeopardized her health by returning to work on new show The Beautiful Life following her recent stint in hospital - insisting the actress is doing "great" on set.

The former The O.C. star was allegedly placed under involuntary psychiatric hold at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles earlier this month after reportedly suffering a meltdown and calling cops to her Hollywood home.

Barton was released over the weekend after a week of treatment, and her representative insisted the actress was eager to get back to work o...
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Mischa Barton Heads Back To Work After 'Meltdown'

July 29th, 2009 9:52am EDT
Mischa Barton Back To Work
Actress Mischa Barton has made her first public appearance since she was placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold at a Los Angeles hospital earlier this month.

The former The O.C. star was placed under the care of doctors at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after reportedly suffering a meltdown and calling cops to her Hollywood home. She was released over the weekend after a week of treatment, with her representative insisting the 23 year old is preparing to get back to work. And now the star has proved she is ready to move on from the incident.

Barton was pictured looking happy an...
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Mischa Barton Out Of The Hospital

July 27th, 2009 2:58pm EDT
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Actress Mischa Barton is "doing well" after she was released from a Los Angeles hospital over the weekend.

The former The O.C. star was allegedly placed on involuntary psychiatric hold on July 16th after suffering a meltdown and calling cops to her Hollywood home. The extent of Barton's health crisis remains a mystery, with her representative, Craig Schneider, simply confirming she had sought treatment for a "medical issue."

However, Schneider has revealed to RadarOnline.com that Barton is now out of the hospital and is preparing to return to work when filming on her new TV show The ...
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Ashton Kutcher: 'Mischa Barton Is Doing Great'

July 26th, 2009 8:00am EDT
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Mischa Barton is "doing great" and preparing to begin filming on The Beautiful Life, according to the show's creator Ashton Kutcher.

The actress was hospitalised for psychiatric observation in California last week, after suffering a meltdown and calling cops to her Los Angeles home the night before.

Barton's place on Kutcher's new series was thrown into jeopardy following the incident, with internet gossips alleging TV bosses were making plans to continue production without her.

But Kutcher has denied reports Barton will be replaced, announcing she will soon fly to New York to j...
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Lindsay Lohan To Mischa Barton: 'You Need Help'

July 22nd, 2009 12:08pm EDT
Lindsay Lohan To Mischa Barton
According to foxnews.com, friends and acquaintances have been trying to get Mischa Barton into some sort of treatment for months, including Lindsay Lohan.

The two used to party together into the early morning hours. But last year, Lindsay walked away from the friendship after a chaotic Mischa pushed Lindsay over the edge. Sources close to Lohan tell the website that the two girls haven't spoken for months, but Lindsay would help Mischa if she asked for help to get through this latest disaster.

"Lindsay and Mischa used to go out all the time together in Los Angeles. They were like k...
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CW Seeks Mischa Barton's Replacement For New Show

July 21st, 2009 8:43am EDT
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TV bosses are reportedly casting a new female character for The Beautiful Life in case they need to write Mischa Barton out of the script.

The 23 year old, who was set to play a supermodel in the new series, was placed on involuntary psychiatric hold on Thursday, after reportedly suffering a meltdown and calling cops to her Los Angeles home the previous day.

Executives at U.S. network The CW are said to have refused to halt production to wait for Barton's release - and are even making plans to fill her place.

Producers will not recast her catwalk queen role Sonja Stone but are inst...
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Mischa Barton Blasts 'Preposterous' Cocaine Binge Reports

July 20th, 2009 11:38am EDT
Mischa Barton Blasts Cocaine
Actress Mischa Barton has lashed out at reports her "medical issue" last week was sparked by a three-day cocaine binge, with her representative branding the rumors "preposterous."

The 23 year old was allegedly placed on involuntary psychiatric hold on Thursday, after suffering a meltdown and calling cops to her Los Angeles home the night before.

A spokesperson for the former The O.C. star has confirmed Barton received help for a "medical issue," but has refused to comment further. The silence prompted claims Barton had been hospitalized after feeling "suicidal" following three days...
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CW Show To Go On Without Mischa Barton?

July 20th, 2009 8:47am EDT
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Mischa Barton's starring role in new TV show The Beautiful Life is in doubt - as she awaits medical clearance to begin production.

The 23 year old was placed on involuntary psychiatric hold on Thursday, after reportedly suffering a meltdown and calling cops to her Los Angeles home the previous day.

Bosses at U.S. network the CW have reportedly declined to push back shooting for the program, scheduled to begin on Wednesday.

The actress' publicist suggests production may go on without the star, insisting Barton's presence on set "will ultimately be contingent upon her progress and do...
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Suicidal Mischa Barton Was On 3-Day Coke Binge?

July 19th, 2009 10:10am EDT
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Mischa Barton's recent breakdown came after a three-day cocaine binge, according to reports.

On Thursday, the 23 year old was placed on involuntary psychiatric hold after reportedly suffering a meltdown and calling cops to her Los Angeles home the day before.

According to New York Post gossip column PageSix, friends of the former The O.C. star alerted police amid fears she would kill herself after three days of hard partying.

A pal tells the publication, "She's in very bad shape. She's running out of money and can't find love, so now she is looking for a good time to escape her mis...
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Producer Reaches Out To 'Nice Young Girl' Mischa Barton

July 17th, 2009 9:51am EDT
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The producer of Mischa Barton's latest movie Homecoming has reached out to the star following her reported breakdown - and praises her "professional" worth ethic on the film's set.

The actress was taken to a mystery location by officers who "assisted her with a medical issue," a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson has confirmed. Her representative Craig Schneider tells People.com, "Police were involved due to Ms. Barton's celebrity status, to safely transfer her to medical treatment as per doctor's orders. (She's) okay and resting."

According to Access Hollywood, the star wa...
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Mischa Barton On Suicide Watch?

July 16th, 2009 10:29pm EDT
Mischa Barton On Suicide Watch
Mischa Barton was placed on involuntary psychiatric hold after calling cops to her Hollywood home on Wednesday night, according to reports. The actress was taken to a mystery location by officers who "assisted her with a medical issue", a Los Angeles Police Department spokesperson has confirmed.

Her representative Craig Schneider tells People.com, "Police were involved due to Ms. Barton's celebrity status, to safely transfer her to medical treatment as per doctor's orders. (She's) OK and resting."

Now Access Hollywood is alleging LAPD officers placed Barton under a 5150 hold, reserved...
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Mischa Barton Calls Cops For A 'Medical Issue'

July 16th, 2009 8:47am EDT
Mischa Barton Calls Cops
Police in Los Angeles were called out to actress Mischa Barton's home to deal with a "medical issue" on Wednesday, according to a LAPD spokesperson.

Cops were asked to visit the former O.C. star's home in L.A. after Barton reportedly rang for assistance on a non-911 number.

A patrol car picked the star up from her home and escorted her to an unknown location, according to Access Hollywood.

A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department tells the website that police are "currently assisting" the actress.

Further details of the "medical issue" were not available as WENN ...
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A Bloated Mischa Barton 'Turns To Booze'

July 8th, 2009 9:00am EDT
A Bloated Mischa Barton
Mischa Barton's concerned pals have begged her to take care of her body after recent booze binges have left her bloated and unhappy, according to reports.

New photos of Barton with a visibly rounder face hit the tabloids last month, prompting speculation the star's turbulent love life was causing her to overindulge in food and alcohol.

The paparazzi photos were in stark contrast to her appearance in January, when she sparked fears for her health after turning up to a fashion show looking emaciated. And the actress' close circle fear her string of failed romances with a slew of rocke...
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Mischa Barton Shares Toilet In London Nightclub

July 4th, 2009 12:34pm EDT
Mischa Barton Shares Toilet In London Nightclub
Actress Mischa Barton was reprimanded in a London nightclub rest room after trying to bring a pal into a toilet stall with her. The former O.C. star and a girlfriend were stopped from sharing a stall at Whisky Mist club in Mayfair during a recent night out by a toilet attendant.

A bystander tells Britain's Daily Mail newspaper, "Mischa looked like she was having a good night. After sitting with a few pals at her VIP table she dragged her friend Bridget into the loos. They tried to go into the toilet cubicle together but they were stopped by the toilet attendant. The lady said to her, 'Wh...
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Mischa Barton's Pooch Smooch In Britain - Who's Cuter?

June 27th, 2009 12:00pm EDT
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Mischa Barton attended the opening of the Harrods Summer Sale in London today. For some reason, it also involved her puckering her lips with a pooch. Which one is cuter - Mischa or the puppy? See more pics after the jump...

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Sneak Peek: The CW's 'The Beautiful Life'

June 18th, 2009 10:55am EDT
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It's Fashion Week on The CW, and "the beautiful people are out in droves." Welcome to the new series "The Beautiful Life," airing Wednesdays this fall.

Starpulse got a sneak peek at the new series, and there are definitely a lot of beautiful people in it. Sara Paxton stars as Raina, a doe-eyed 16-year-old who is the "it" model of the moment. She befriends Chris (Ben Hollingsworth), a country boy who is plucked from obscurity to start a modeling career. Meanwhile, the more experienced Sonja (Mischa Barton) is back on the scene after an unexplained six-month hiatus. High School Musical a...
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Mischa Barton Upsets Hindus With Sitar Comments

June 8th, 2009 10:35pm EDT
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Actress Mischa Barton has upset Hindu leaders by complaining about her efforts to find a sitar teacher in India in a blog posting. The former O.C. star was recently in India shooting "Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain".

In between filming, Barton had hoped to visit Hindu temples and learn to play the sitar, but when her efforts to find a music teacher failed, she complained to fans and friends on her MySpace page.

She wrote, "I must say my goal coming here was to learn to play the sitar and it's coming along real slow as apparently it's not that easy to procure a great sitar teacher here....
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Full-Figured Hot Or Not - Khloe Kardashian

June 1st, 2009 8:05pm EDT
Khloe Kardashian curvy body
Not all the women in Hollywood are pencil thin. Khloe Kardashian gets a lot of heat for having a larger, curvier body

compared to most Hollywood girls (and even her sisters).

On the other hand, the average woman can certainly relate much more to Khloe's womanly shape than waifs such as Lindsay Lohan.

Here's photos of 24-year-old Khloe wearing a tight, form fitting, black dress this weekend at the 2009 Lili Claire Foundation "Spring Bling" Benefit.

Do you think Khloe looks hot or not? Leave a comment below!

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Mischa Barton Lands New TV Role

April 26th, 2009 2:52pm EDT
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Former O.C. star Mischa Barton is heading back to TV in a new fashion-based show alongside Ashton Kutcher.

Barton quit the teen drama in 2006 to pursue a movie career, but will now go back to her roots on the small screen in A Beautiful Life - a satire based on the fashion industry.

The 23-year-old plays a New York-based model in the pilot episode, which also features a cameo appearance from supermodel Elle MacPherson.

Barton says, "It's a really great show. It's like the O.C. but times 10. Everyone is dressed in the latest Versace and McQueen. Zac Posen has a fashion show in...
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Mischa Barton Poses Topless, Is Baffled By 'Cellulite' Photos

April 10th, 2009 2:42pm EDT
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Mischa Barton has brushed aside her body issues to strip for a racy new magazine cover shoot. The former The O.C. actress poses topless for the May issue of the U.K.'s Cosmopolitan, covering her breasts with her arms and hair.

The 23-year-old actress was criticized for sporting a fuller figure last year after she was photographed with cellulite on her legs. But she has slimmed down three dress sizes since her September split from Rooney guitarist Taylor Locke, and Barton admits she is finally confident enough with her figure to show it off.

She says, "The only way to be happy and ...
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Spring Fashion Trends: Justin Timberlake, Robert Pattinson, Eva Mendes, More…

March 25th, 2009 4:43pm EDT
Ashton Kutcher
Whether you're from the Northeast, dreaming of the days without snow, or from the West Coast, already kicking it in your flip flops - spring is finally here! It's the season to clean, fall in love, pack away your sweaters and revamp your spring wardrobe. Spring's fashion trends are big, bright and Bohemian. If you can't afford to buy a whole new wardrobe, one or two pieces will do just fine. Dig around in your closet or take a trip to Goodwill, we promise you'll find some valuable vintage pieces for cheap.

Here are some hot spring fashion trends for the ladies. Fringe looks hot on eve...
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So Easy A Caveman Can Do It (Links & Stuff)

March 20th, 2009 7:00pm EDT
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Mischa Barton Told To Gain Weight For Show

March 18th, 2009 8:51am EDT
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Mischa Barton has reportedly been ordered to put on weight or face losing her role in a new TV show. The former O.C. actress has agreed to play the part of a supermodel in CW network's upcoming drama pilot "A Beautiful Life."

But Barton has been told to pile on the pounds by bosses who are worried her skinny frame will set a bad example to young viewers, according to U.K. newspaper The Daily Express.

A source says, "The producers are very mindful that their target audience is teenage girls so it's important to not send out the wrong message. Mischa has the part on condition ...
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Mischa Barton Is Single Again

March 16th, 2009 6:00pm EDT
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Actress Mischa Barton has confirmed she has split from her rocker boyfriend Luke Pritchard. A month after rumors of a break-up first circulated, Barton has taken to her blog to reveal she's single again.

The 23-year-old actress writes, "Things just didn't feel quite right. There was no cheating or anything terrible, the bad just started to outweigh the good and a long distance relationship is never an easy thing to do."

Barton began dating the 23-year-old The Kooks frontman back in December - but now claims the pair make better friends than lovers.

She adds, "I think Luke is ...
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Mischa Barton Moves From 'Melrose' To Model Show

March 13th, 2009 4:03pm EDT
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Mischa Barton has abandoned her role in the remake of TV series Melrose Place to star as a struggling supermodel in a new pilot developed by Ashton Kutcher.

The actress and former model was reportedly in negotiations to star in the revival of the original 1990s series, which launched the careers of Marcia Cross and Kristin Davis. But now she's signed on to star in Beautiful Life, a TV drama about a group of models living together in a mixed sex residence in New York City. Barton will play Sonja, a supermodel struggling to save her flailing fashion career.

She tells E! News, "Th...
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Mischa Barton In Talks To Join 'Melrose Place' Remake

March 5th, 2009 8:36am EST
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Mischa Barton is heading back to TV - she's in negotiations to star in the Melrose Place remake. The former O.C. star has confirmed she is in talks to join the cast of the show.

Barton ended her run as rich kid Marissa Cooper on teen drama "The O.C." in 2006. TV bosses at The CW, who brought back Beverly Hills 90210 as a spin-off last year, have ordered the production of a pilot episode of the new Melrose Place.

The show, which ran from 1992 to 1999, launched the careers of Marcia Cross and Kristin Davis and was notorious for its sensationalist storylines and extravagant character...
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Mischa Barton Explains Her Weight Loss

February 24th, 2009 11:56am EST
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Mischa Barton has taken to the internet to address reports about her recent weight loss - assuring fans she has shed the pounds through a balanced diet and exercise.

The actress sparked fears for her health after she was recently photographed sporting a skinny frame. However, the star is adamant she has simply dropped weight through her recently-adopted clean living habits.

She writes on her blog: "Just so you guys know, I'm happier and healthier than ever. Things are really well in Mischa world and I've just been watching what I eat. I still love my Pilates and yoga, and ...
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Fashion Fail: Mischa Barton's Pork Pie Hat

February 18th, 2009 12:00pm EST
Mischa Barton
Mischa Barton arrived at the G-Star 2009 Fall Fashion Show yesterday wearing a black pork pie hat and very long hair extensions. Her black leather pants and sexy heels are hot,

but the rest of the outfit - white shirt and black jacket - falls flat.

Perhaps the former O.C. star is showing off her British pride: the hat gets its name from its resemblance to a pork pie (a traditional British meat pie).

What do you think of Mischa's look? Let us know in the comments!

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Patriotic Quote Of The Day: Mischa's Love For Obama

January 27th, 2009 2:39pm EST
Mischa Barton
"Obama's speech rung so true and is the reason why I made myself an American citizen. I cried, I won't lie. I cried for the people being hit by our economic crisis, including my friends, and for the people who don't understand the spirit of good Americans." Mischa Barton was touched by new President Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony last week.

(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)
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Spotlight On Popular Celebrity Trends

January 5th, 2009 10:40am EST
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Celebrities have the power to do almost anything. They can buy whatever they want, go anywhere in the world on a whim, get into the most exclusive restaurants, and cause throngs of young girls to burst into tears by their mere presence. But the one thing they do that has the farthest reaching effect has got to be the trends they inspire and follow.

Here are some of the most ubiquitous celebrity trends:

Little dogs as accessories:

When Paris Hilton started taking her Chihuahua, Tinkerbell, with her everywhere from Robertson Blvd. to restaurants, girls all over the country fo...
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