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16 Celebrities With Issues - Bankruptcies, Rehab, And Much More

3/16/2014 6:03pm EDT
16 Celebrities With Issues - Bankruptcies, Rehab, And Much More
We understand that celebrities aren't perfect, but some of them have made a second career out of doing dumb things. Here are 16 celebrities with issues:

Justin Bieber - Bieber has been a menace for the past few years, irritating his neighbors in Calabasas (including an alleged egging incident), having his home searched by police, peeing in a mop bucket at a restaurant, drag racing, a DUI, and the infamous disposition video. Bieber has been so uneven people are beginning to think he's on steroids.

Selena Gomez - Selena went to rehab for "exhaustion" and allegedly left early, then hooke...

Dennis Rodman Defends Kim Jong-Un Friendship: 'I'm Not A Diplomat'

1/31/2014 12:13pm EST
Dennis Rodman
Dennis Rodman has defended his peculiar friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, insisting it does not make him a traitor.

Earlier this month, the former basketball star jetted to the Asian nation to visit the notorious leader, who he struck up an unlikely friendship with when he launched children's basketball camps in the country last year.

He has now spoken out to defend his closeness to Jong-un, insisting he is "not a traitor" because he never visits his pal to push a political agenda.

Rodman checked himself into a rehabilitation center recently to deal with alcohol abuse...

Weird Celebrity News: Shia LaBeouf Won't Shower, Idris Elba Gets Turned On By Bow Ties

1/11/2014 10:00am EST
Shia LaBeouf
Weird and unusual things sometimes happen in the lives of celebrities. Here's a roundup of this week's strangest stories...

Shia LaBeouf has irritated his co-stars on the set of his new film Fury by refusing to shower - for weeks at a time.

A source told The Daily Mail: "Shia drove everyone mad on set trying to prove that he was the most dedicated star. He pulled out  his own tooth during the first few weeks of filming and then refused to shower for weeks on end so he could better understand how his character would have felt living in the trenches."

As a result of his lack of grooming, L...

Fashion Fails: Ke$ha, Miley Cyrus, Jenny McCarthy, More

5/25/2013 5:07pm EDT
Paz Vega
It's Fashion Fail Time! That means we take a break from letting you know how good all of your favorite stars look to show the other side of fashion: the fails!

Paz Vega forgot to bring her entire dress to this event. The feathery additions to the bottom portion look like they were added to sweep up the red carpet.

Miley Cyrus looks like she belongs on a playing card with this diamond pattern. The sparkling sequins just put this pantsuit over the top. Speaking of pantsuits...

Alysa Milano's gown/pantsuit doesn't seem to know where to cover. The sides of her legs are obscured by th...

Dennis Rodman To Kim Jong Un: 'Do Me A Solid'

5/8/2013 10:29pm EDT
Dennis Rodman
Former basketball player Dennis Rodman is calling on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to release an American citizen incarcerated for allegedly committing unspecified "hostile acts" against the country's repressive regime.

The retired Chicago Bulls star made headlines earlier this year when he struck up an unusual friendship with the dictator during a visit to the country to run a basketball camp for children.

Now, he is requesting the release of Korean-American Kenneth Bae, who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in April after his arrest in November last year.

Rodman writes on hi...

'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: He Who Misspells Melania Gets Fired

4/8/2013 12:53pm EDT
All-Star Celebrity Apprentice
Last week, Lisa Rinna took Plan B to the win, despite team Power’s best efforts, and won over $400 K for her charity, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Lil Jon brought back Dennis Rodman and Omarosa to the Board Room, and Omarosa was finally fired from the competition.

None of the celebrities were sorry to see her go. They were all relieved and joyous. Brande Roderick is especially pleased, as she felt that Omarosa brought the team down in every challenge. “The bad seed is gone, so now we can blossom.”

This week, the celebs are summoned to Trump Tower, where the Donald introduces them to cu...

Dennis Rodman Reveals Kim Jong-Un's Secret Daughter

3/20/2013 5:07pm EDT
Dennis Rodman
Following his visit to North Korea to watch a basketball game with Kim Jong-Un, Dennis Rodman has revealed the dictator has a secret daughter.

The former NBA star told The Sun that the dictator's wife revealed the two had two children together. It was believed Kim Jon-Un got married in 2009 and had 2 children, but the secretive country would reveal anything. However, Rodman says, "She kept talking about their beautiful baby daughter."

Amusingly, Rodman was tight-lipped about other details of his trip. "I won't tell you if the toilets were made of gold or anything like that, as I promised ...

Dennis Rodman Opens Children's Basketball Camp In North Korea

2/27/2013 9:16am EST
Dennis Rodman
Retired athlete Dennis Rodman has jetted to North Korea to run a basketball camp for children.

The former Chicago Bulls ace is teaming up with three members of New York City's Harlem Globetrotters to coach youngsters on the court and film their trip for a news show, which will air on HBO in April.

The relationship between America and the communist country has been tense for years, but presenter Shane Smith, who will host the program, is hopeful the series will help knock down cultural barriers.

He tells the Associated Press, "Is sending the Harlem Globetrotters and Dennis Rodman to th...

Dennis Rodman Discusses Carmen Electra's Sex Life & Romance With Simon Cowell

12/31/2012 12:37pm EST
Former bad boy basketball star Dennis Rodman is convinced his ex-wife Carmen Electra can change Simon Cowell's "grouchy" reputation now they are dating - because the model "knows how to have a good time".

The music mogul has been linked to Electra for months and he confirmed the romance speculation during a recent interview with radio host Ryan Seacrest.

Now, the Playboy model's ex has given his seal of approval to the potential relationship - and hopes Electra can make grumpy Cowell happy.

Rodman tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "Carmen is one sexy lady and someone who knows how to ha...

Dennis Rodman Ordered To Pay $500,000 In Child Support

12/7/2012 5:25pm EST
Dennis Rodman
A judge has ordered Dennis Rodman to pay his ex-wife $500,000 in child support and warned the former basketball bad boy he faces jail if he fails to hand over the cash.

The ex-sports star has been entangled in a long-running legal battle with his former partner Michelle over payments for their two children, and in May, Rodman was ordered to carry out community service and placed on informal probation after he was found to be in contempt of court.

Rodman was found in contempt again on Thursday, when a judge in California ordered him to hand over $500,000 in back payments to Michelle and ...

Dennis Rodman To Pen Children's Book

7/31/2012 11:25am EDT
Dennis Rodman
Former bad boy basketball star Dennis Rodman is showing his softer side by writing a children's book.

The retired sportsman, famed for his piercings, tattoos and fiery temper, is working on a storybook called Dennis The Wild Bull, due for release later this year.

Rodman has teamed up with author/screenwriter Dustin Warburton for the project, which he hopes will convey positive messages to a younger audience.

Warburton says, "What excited me about this project is the fact that not only is Dennis a great guy, but he has accomplished things in his life many people never come close to ach...

Dennis Rodman Slapped With A Restraining Order

6/22/2012 8:18am EDT
Dennis Rodman
Former basketball player Dennis Rodman has been ordered to stay away from his ex-wife after allegedly attacking her last month.

Michelle Rodman obtained a temporary ban against the retired athlete after he allegedly entered her house on May 28th and shoved her when she refused to let him near his 11-year-old son.

Michelle was in an Orange County, California court on Thursday to ask a judge to make the ban permanent.

Taking the stand, she claimed the athlete was drunk when he barged into her home at 2.30am and pushed her onto a bed when she would not let him see his son D.J.

Rodman i...

Carmen Electra Splits From Rob Patterson

5/10/2012 8:02am EDT
Carmen Electra
Model/actress Carmen Electra and rocker Rob Patterson have called off their engagement.

The couple announced plans to wed in 2008, but Electra has since ended her relationship with the Filter musician, although they remain close and are still living in the same house.

A source tells Life & Style magazine, "It's off. She hasn't been wearing her ring for a while, but they're good friends and it's been really hard for them to fully separate."

News of the split emerges a day after the beauty was unveiled as a celebrity contestant on the new TV dating show The Choice.

The insider adds, "...

Dennis Rodman Faces Jail Time Over Unpaid Child Support Payments

3/27/2012 3:37pm EDT
Dennis Rodman
One-time basketball bad boy Dennis Rodman is "sick" and too "broke" to pay child support, according to court documents.

The fallen sports star, who once dated Madonna and was briefly married to model Carmen Electra, cannot keep up with payments to his third wife Michelle Rodman.

According to her attorney, Jack Kayajanian, Rodman owes her over $800,000 in child support and more than $51,000 in spousal support.

However, Rodman's lawyer, Linnea Willis, maintains her client can barely cover his living expenses, and cannot afford to hand over almost $5,000-a-month to his ex.

He can't eve...

Short-Lived Celebrity Marriages

11/12/2011 3:00pm EST
Kim and Kris
A couple of weeks ago Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from her NBA husband Kris Humphries after 72 days of marriage, more days than what some critics first predicted. Kardashian and Humphries had their wedding televised on the E! Channel and shared their wedding pictures with all the major tabloids. But after all of the TV specials and magazine spreads, their marriage is now over and will be long forgotten as soon as Kardashian marries another athlete or rapper. Like Kim and Kris' short-lived marriage, there have been other Hollywood marriages that were destined for divorce from the day of...

15 Celebrity Faces That Make Us Nauseous

3/21/2011 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...

Dennis Rodman's Estranged Wife Blames Him For Eviction

8/12/2010 10:15am EDT
Dennis Rodman
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman's estranged wife has filed legal documents alleging she has been evicted from two homes after his failure to pay child support and rent.

The sportsman-turned-reality-TV-star's former partner, Michelle, insists Rodman owes $527,745.10 in child support for their son, D.J., and daughter, Trinity, because he hasn't kept up with the $50,000 monthly payments.

Michelle filed new papers in Orange County Superior Court last week alleging he has failed to pay her rent twice since 2009, causing her to be removed from two apartments in less than two years, repor...

Dennis Rodman Unhurt After Flipping SUV

8/2/2010 8:17am EDT
Dennis Rodman
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman has escaped unscathed after a car crash which flipped his vehicle three times, according to a U.S. report.

The sportsman-turned-reality-TV-star was the passenger in a car driving through Fort Lauderdale, Florida when one of the tires is said to have blown out. The vehicle then rolled three times and Rodman was pulled from the wreckage by passersby, according to

Rodman hurt his finger in the smash, while the driver was transported to a local hospital and treated for head injuries. The star's agent, Darren Prince, says, "Thank God he's OK. He...

Carmen Electra's Little Beige Dress - Hot Or Not?

6/13/2010 12:13pm EDT
Carmen Electra
Carmen Electra showed up for Logo's Third Annual "NewNowNext Awards" in Los Angeles yesterday looking beautiful in beige.

The "Scary Movie" actress will star in the upcoming TV movie "Back Nine" about a past-his-prime professional golfer who plays small time tourneys to re-qualify for the PGA. She will also appear in the big-screen film "Mardi Gras" in which a group of college buddies sow their wild oats in New Orleans.

Sounds like she's getting offered some great roles. Time to fire your agent, Carmen.

Fun facts:
-Carmen was raised in Ohio and wanted to become a singer. She did make it ...

'Celebrity Rehab' Postponed Over Lack Of Star Power

6/1/2010 10:06pm EDT
Drew Pinsky
The reality series fronted by celebrity drug and alcohol counselor Dr.Drew Pinsky has been shelved - because too many troubled stars refused to be a part of the show.

A week after Tila Tequila, Jason Wahler and rapper Bizzy Bone signed up for the new season of "Celebrity Rehab", the show has been postponed. reports producers failed to land enough big name stars to front the hard-hitting show.

The program was scheduled to start shooting on Tuesday.

Reports also suggest Lindsay Lohan turned down $1 million to appear on the show.

Past stars who have checked in for "Celebrity Rehab...

Craziest Athletes Of All Time

9/15/2009 11:18am EDT
Terrell Owens
Remember when athletes were just outrageous? They would say outlandish things like when Charles Barkley said, "Man, everything gets blamed on the Clintons, every single thing in this world. I think Bill Clinton shot JFK, too." And they would do outrageous things like when Deion Sanders decided to create an MC Hammer-like persona called "Prime Time" and wear pimp suits and flashy jewelry. These days athletes are beyond outrageous, they're cuckoo. From shooting themselves at night clubs with their own guns to assaulting their TV personality girlfriends, today's athletes are just crazy. Here's...

Spotlight: Celebrities On Home Shopping Network

8/26/2009 9:56am EDT
Suzanne Somers
Launched in 1982 in Florida by Lowell 'Bud' Paxson and Roy Speer, the Home Shopping Network (HSN) pioneered the concept of people being able to shop in their skivvies from the comfort of their couches. This shop-at-home brain child first came to Paxson in 1977 while he was managing a radio station and a liquidity problem arose with one of his advertisers, which resulted in the company being paid in electric can openers.

Since the kitchen appliance bartering system isn't always the most gainful way to run a business, the radio station was left with a significant amount of fund-raising to...

Jessica Biel & Megan Fox Move On To Round 2 Of 'Celebrity Madness' (Pt. 1); Vote!

3/23/2009 12:30pm EDT
Jessica Biel
Cast your votes for your favorite celebs in Round 2 of's first annual "Celebrity Madness" tournament! With round one over, you've narrowed the field of 64 down to 32 and we've got 16 more matchups for you to vote on in both our men's and women's brackets!

Round 2 will consist of four parts with eight matchups in each one for you to vote on. Links to both men's and women's below.

-Click here to see the results of the first round!

For more information on the "Celebrity Madness" tournament and to get updated & printable brackets, go HERE.

The Matchup


Claudia Jordan Fired From 'Celebrity Apprentice'

3/23/2009 11:25am EDT
The Celebrity Apprentice
After the women experience their first loss, which resulted in the firing of Claudia Jordan, the women begin to feel the heat and tensions rise on "The Celebrity Apprentice." In the upcoming episode airing Sunday, March 29 (9-11 p.m. ET), the remaining 12 contestants prepare for their next challenge -- to manage and run a Loews Regency Hotel – catering to the guests' every need.

Teams Athena and Kotu must manage five rooms each at the Loews Regency Hotel and accommodate all of their guests' wishes. The celebrities don hotel uniforms and run every aspect of the hotel, cleaning rooms, r...

Jessica Biel, Megan Fox & Lauren Conrad All Move On To Round 2 Of 'Celebrity Madness'

3/19/2009 12:03pm EDT
Number One Seed Jessica Biel
Cast your votes for your favorite male & female celebrities in's First Annual "Celebrity March Madness" showdown! In the spirit of the NCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, we bring you two celebrity tournaments throughout the month of March that will determine the number one male and female celebrity - chosen by YOU!

All you have to do is cast your vote in the poll under the picture for one of the two celebs in each match-up! At the end of the round, we'll tally the votes and get the next round underway. There's even a bracket (updated after each round) with all...

Tom Green Fired From 'Celebrity Apprentice'

3/16/2009 9:32am EDT
Tom Green
After the men's team lost for the third week in a row which resulted in the firing of comedian Tom Green, the pressure builds and the celebrities are losing their cool on "The Celebrity Apprentice." In the upcoming episode airing Sunday, March 22 (9-11 p.m. ET) the remaining 13 contestants prepare for their next challenge -- to create a live event in less than 24 hours -- launching a new video-phone to sales representatives.

The teams are charged with launching ACN's new video-phone to hundreds of sales representatives. Before the task even begins, a heated exchange on the men's team ...

Scott Hamilton Fired On 'Celebrity Apprentice'

3/9/2009 9:41am EDT
Scott Hamilton
After the men's team lost for the second week in a row which resulted in the firing of Olympian Scott Hamilton, tensions are running high on "The Celebrity Apprentice." In the upcoming episode airing Sunday, March 15 (10-11 p.m. ET) the remaining 14 contestants prepare for their next challenge -- to design a bridal store and sell 125 wedding dresses.

Each team is given 125 wedding dresses and tasked with decorating a retail bridal store. One team almost falls apart after two of its celebrities stay out on an all night binge while Joan Rivers mouthing off is starting to get her in troub...

Andrew Dice Clay Is Fired

3/2/2009 10:28am EST
Andrew Dice Clay
After a heated boardroom debate on last night's premiere episode of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice," which saw Joan Rivers emerge victorious raising $126,000 for her charity and Andrew Dice Clay as the first to be fired, the remaining 15 contestants regroup for their next challenge -- to create and costume a comic book character for with the help of Image Comics. The episode airs Sunday, March 8 (9-11 p.m. ET).

In this week's episode, Khloe Kardashian hesitantly takes on the role of project manager for Team ATHENA and Scott Hamilton confidently becomes the project manager for ...

Slideshow: Athletes Turned Celebrities

2/19/2009 9:00am EST
Celebrity Athletes Sports Stars pictures
Most athletes are well known, make lots of money and are frequently in the public eye. But there are some athletes who are known more for being famous than for the sports they play. They have either dated celebrities, became the face of an advertising campaign, tried their luck at acting, or they did something bad that got their name in the news.

Check out the top celebrity athletes who have crept their way into the spotlight and went beyond their athletic status:

Tony Romo

This adorable Dallas Cowboys quarterback is most known for his love life. He was formerly linked t...

Spotlight On The Worst Celebrity Couples Ever

2/12/2009 10:22am EST
Worst Celebrity Couples
Valentine's Day is almost here, and many couples are showing their love by buying flowers, going to dinner, or kissing and hugging each other. Other couples are showing their love by fighting, calling the cops, or filing divorce papers. This is what some of the worst celebrity couples have done in the past. These celebrity couples were either odd or dysfunctional. And some of them were a match made in iell.

In honor of Valentine's Day, let's take a look at some of the worst celebrity couples ever.

10. Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt

Famous for their appearances on MTV's reali...