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

March 16th, 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'

January 31st, 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...

Dennis Rodman Investigated By U.S. Government Over North Korea Trip

January 25th, 2014 11:32am EST
Dennis Rodman Investigated By U.S. Government Over North Korea T
Troubled former sports star Dennis Rodman is facing an investigation by U.S. officials over allegations he violated the country's sanctions against North Korea by giving birthday presents to Kim Jong-Un.

The ex-basketball player jetted to the Asian nation earlier this month to visit his friend, dictator Jong-un, but checked into rehab after arriving back in the U.S. to address alcohol addiction.

Rodman is now facing further woes after it emerged officials at America's Treasury Department are reportedly investigating him over allegations he broke the country's laws which prohibit the impor...

Dennis Rodman Checks Into rehab

January 19th, 2014 5:03pm EST
Dennis Rodman
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman has checked into a rehabilitation clinic to address a drinking problem following his disastrous trip to North Korea.

Rodman found himself in the spotlight earlier this month when he made a visit to North Korea to see his friend, dictator Kim Jong-Un.

During the trip, Rodman came under fire for making controversial comments about American citizen Kenneth Bae, who is currently imprisoned in the country, and for singing Happy Birthday to Jong-Un in the style of Marilyn Monroe during a public event.

The strain of the trip left Rodman in "pretty rough sha...

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

January 11th, 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...

Dennis Rodman Channels Marilyn Monroe For Kim Jong-Un

January 8th, 2014 11:14am EST
Dennis Rodman
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman channelled the spirit of Marilyn Monroe by singing a breathless version of Happy Birthday to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on Wednesday.

The retired sports ace struck up a bizarre friendship with the controversial dictator during a visit to the country last year and he was back in the Asian nation this week as part of his ongoing project to promote basketball among schoolchildren.

He took to an indoor court in the capital Pyongyang with fellow former professionals including Vin Baker, Kenny Anderson, and Charles D. Smith for a profile-raising game in...

Max George is secretly dating Carmen Electra

October 4th, 2013 4:20am EDT
Max George
Max George has been secretly dating Carmen Electra.
The 25-year-old star has been romancing the 41-year-old former 'Baywatch' beauty for the past two months, meeting up with her in Los Angeles - where his band The Wanted were previously filming their reality TV series 'The Wanted Life' - but the pair have been keeping their romance under the radar.
Sources told the Daily Star newspaper: "When they met in LA they immediately fancied each other but they only swapped numbers at first. Then Max began texting her quite regularly.
"Soon they started secretly meeting up whenever he was in the Stat...

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

May 25th, 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'

May 8th, 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...

Dennis Rodman calling on North Korean leader to release jailed U.S. citizen

May 8th, 2013 9:43am EDT
Retired athlete Dennis Rodman is calling on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to release a U.S. citizen imprisoned for allegedly committing unspecified "hostile acts" against the country's oppressive regime.

The former Chicago Bulls ace made headlines earlier this year (Feb13) when he struck up an unusual friendship with the dictator during a visit to the country to run a basketball camp for children.

He is now requesting the release of Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American, who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in April (13) after his arrest in November last year (12).

Taking to his Twitt...

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

April 8th, 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

March 20th, 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

February 27th, 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

December 31st, 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

December 7th, 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

July 31st, 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

June 22nd, 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

May 10th, 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

March 27th, 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

November 12th, 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

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...

Dennis Rodman's Estranged Wife Blames Him For Eviction

August 12th, 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

August 2nd, 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?

June 13th, 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

June 1st, 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...

Dennis Rodman Investigated Over Groping Claims

October 16th, 2009 9:52am EDT
Dennis Rodman Investigated Over Groping
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman's roaming hands have landed him in trouble again - he is under investigation following allegations he groped a model at a showbiz party in Florida.

The former NBA player is alleged to have inappropriately reached up the dress of a girl at the Miami Rock Fashion Week after-party on Thursday morning.

The model called cops to report the incident, and Miami officials confirm they are investigating the woman's claims, according to

Rodman was fined $225,000 for allegedly grabbing a female casino employee while partying in Las Vegas ...

Craziest Athletes Of All Time

September 15th, 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

August 26th, 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...

Mindy McCready Heading To 'Rehab'

May 28th, 2009 9:26am EDT
Mindy McCready
Country star Mindy McCready is heading for rehab - and her recovery will be televised. The singer has been selected as a cast member for the new season of VH1 reality series Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew.

She'll tackle her alcohol and drugs demons during treatment at the Pasadena Recovery Center in California. Joining McCready will be former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss, Dennis Rodman and former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr.

As previously reported, actress Mackenzie Phillips will appear on the hit U.S. show as a sober coach, less than a year after checking in for her 10th ...

Dennis Rodman Fined For 'Grabbing' A Waitress

April 28th, 2009 3:13pm EDT
Dennis Rodman
Former basketball star Dennis Rodman has been ordered to pay $225,000 for allegedly grabbing a female casino employee while partying in Las Vegas in 2006.

Sara Ure, a former beverage manager at the now defunct Cuba Libre bar in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, claims Rodman grabbed her and tried to force her to dance with him according to a civil suit filed against him in November 2007.

A lawyer for the 28-year-old says Rodman never responded to the lawsuit, which also claims Ure was embarrassed by the star in front of other employees and patrons when he held her against her will...

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