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50 Cent & Oscar De La Hoya Fight Over Boxing Plans

July 26th, 2012 6:13pm EDT
50 Cent
Rapper 50 Cent and retired boxer-turned-promoter Oscar De La Hoya have entered into a war of words after the hip-hop star announced he was stepping into the ring as a big fight boss.

Earlier this week, the "In Da Club" hitmaker announced he was turning boxing promoter to help boost his incarcerated pal Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s career, and he took offense when Golden Boy Promotions boss De La Hoya appeared to poke fun at his plans in a tweet.

The former boxing champ wrote, "Everyone wanting to be a boxing promoter? Good luck. Easier said then done."

A brief Twitter war ensued between the tw...
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Oscar De La Hoya Loses His Tequila Sponsorship

September 2nd, 2011 9:29am EDT
Oscar De La Hoya
Former boxing great Oscar De La Hoya has been dropped as a spokes model for a tequila company after coming clean about his battle with alcohol abuse.

The retired fighter was announced as a brand ambassador for Tres Generaciones in May, the same month he checked into a California rehabilitation center to seek help for alcohol and drug addiction. De La Hoya recently revealed the full extent of his personal troubles, admitting he hit "rock bottom" in the last two years and "depended" on alcohol.

However, the candid interview, which aired earlier this week on Spanish-language TV network Uni...
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Oscar De La Hoya Considered Suicide During Drug Battle

August 31st, 2011 9:21pm EDT
Oscar De La Hoya
Former boxing great Oscar De La Hoya came close to committing suicide after hitting "rock bottom" during a two-year battle with drugs and alcohol.

The retired fighter, nicknamed The Golden Boy, checked himself into a rehabilitation centre in California in May to seek help for a substance abuse problem.

At the time, he refused to divulge details about the exact cause of his addictions, but he has now come clean about the extent of his personal troubles in a candid interview with Spanish-language TV network Univision.

He says, "There were drugs, my drug of choice was cocaine and alcohol. C...
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Oscar De La Hoya Enters Rehab For Substance Abuse

May 22nd, 2011 10:00am EDT
Oscar De La Hoya
Boxing great, singer and sports promoter Oscar De La Hoya has checked into rehab to seek help for a substance abuse problem.

The retired fighter, nicknamed The Golden Boy, entered a treatment center in California earlier this month.

In a statement issued to TMZ.com, he writes, "After doing an honest evaluation of myself, I recognize that there are certain issues that I need to work on. Like everyone, I have my flaws, and I do not want to be one of those people that is afraid to admit and address those flaws.

"Throughout my career and my life, I have always met all challenges head-on, and...
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Male Celebrities Who Fathered Illegitimate Children

June 18th, 2010 9:42am EDT
Male Celebrities Who Fathered Illegitimate Children
Father's Day is just a couple of days away and we've decided to compile a list of male celebrities who have had children out of wedlock with their mistresses or random women they met at a club. Some of these male celebrities have denied paternity and even refused to pay child support after a DNA test proved they were the father. Here's the list of celebrity dads who need to learn how to put a cover on it.

Eddie Murphy

Recently, it was reported that Eddie Murphy was making an effort to bond with his illegitimate daughter whose mother is former 'Spice Girl' Melanie Brown. Eddie had previous...
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Reality Star Daisy De La Hoya Was Dating Corey Haim Before He Died

March 12th, 2010 8:40am EST
Daisy De La Hoya
Boxer Oscar De La Hoya's niece has confirmed reports she was dating actor Corey Haim at the time of his death on Wednesday.

Reality TV star Daisy De La Hoya, who fronts VH1 show Daisy of Love, has taken to Twitter.com to pour out her emotions about her lover's death.

Haim died from a suspected overdose at his mother's apartment in Los Angeles.

De La Hoya tweets, "I'm sooooooo devastated right now. This is the worst day ever I can't believe this."

A source close to the 28 year old reveals she and Haim had only just started dating and attended a Playboy Mansion party together with the act...
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Watch De La Hoya And Mayweather Prepare For Their Big May 5 Fight On HBO's '24/7'; Win A Jacket!

April 12th, 2007 8:30pm EDT
24/7
HBO is gearing up for the May 5 fight between Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather with a new show called 24/7. It's a reality show that plans to follow the fighters throughout their journey to the big day and see how they cope with the pressures of training, being away from their homes and families, and the possibility of winning or losing the biggest fight of their lives.

Each of the four episodes of 24/7 will feature interviews with the fighters and behind-the-scenes access of their fight preparations. The full 24/7 schedule:

Episode 1: Sunday, April 15, 10:30pm et/pt

Episode 2...
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 4

February 4th, 2007 3:00am EST
Alice Cooper
Happy Birthday to Olympic gymnast Carly Patterson (1988), Austrailian singer Natalie Imbruglia (1975), Mexican boxer Oscar De La Hoya (1973), Offspring guitarist Noodles (1964), country singer Clint Black (1962), New York Giants hall-of-fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor (1959), Japanese musician Kitaro (1953), 70s shock-rocker Alice Cooper (1948),zombie movie-maker George A. Romero (1940), social comedian David Brenner (1945), "Diff'rent Strokes" patriarch Conrad Bain (1923), civil rights activist Rosa Parks (1913; d. 2005), and American pilot Charles Lindbergh (1902; d. 1974).
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Oscar De La Hoya To Guest Star on 'George Lopez'

December 28th, 2006 11:36am EST
Oscar De La Hoya
Boxer Oscar De La Hoya will play a trash-talking doctor in an episode of ABC's comedy series George Lopez, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The new season of the series is set for January 24. The air date for the De La Hoya episode has not been determined.

"George Lopez" centers on assembly line worker and family man George, who is promoted to manage an airplane parts factory in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, his live-in, insensitive, difficult mother makes things complicated.
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Celebrity Birthdays, February 4

February 4th, 2006 3:00am EST
Alice Cooper
Happy Birthday to Olympic gymnast Carly Patterson (1988), Austrailian singer Natalie Imbruglia (1975), Mexican boxer Oscar De La Hoya (1973), Offspring guitarist Noodles (1964), country singer Clint Black (1962), New York Giants hall-of-fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor (1959), Japanese musician Kitaro (1953), 70s shock-rocker Alice Cooper (1948),zombie movie-maker George A. Romero (1940), social comedian David Brenner (1945), "Diff'rent Strokes" patriarch Conrad Bain (1923), civil rights activist Rosa Parks (1913; d. 2005), and American pilot Charles Lindbergh (1902; d. 1974).
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Muhammad Ali Ailing

November 4th, 2005 9:49am EST
Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali has only "months to live", according to his family and friends. The boxing legend, 63, has been bravely battling Parkinson's disease for the last 20 years but his condition is deteriorating rapidly. Daughter Laila, who has followed in Ali's footsteps by becoming a world champion boxer, says her father can now no longer speak and shuts himself away from his loved ones.

She said: "It is painful because I would love to sit down and talk with my dad about the way he used to be when he was my age and in his prime because we are so much alike. But I can't really share anything w...
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