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8 Celebs Who've Broken Just About Every Law And Are Still Forgiven For Their Bad Behavior

April 17th, 2014 8:00pm EDT
8 Celebs Who've Broken Just About Every Law And Are Still Forgiv
Have a run in with the cops while high or drunk? Indecent exposure? Public beat downs? Racism? No problem if you're one of the celebrities listed below, who managed to not only do minimal time for their crime, but be forgiven by their fan base as well! Being untouchable is only one of their many charms. See which 8 celebrities got away with murder (well, not actually) and are still revered as some of the best in their fields.

David Cassidy

Three Time DUI Charges

David Cassidy, entertainer and former teen heartthrob adored by millions, just doesn't seem to learn from his mistakes. He was ...
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David Cassidy: 'If I have another drink, I'll die'

March 27th, 2014 4:10am EDT
David Cassidy
Actor/singer David Cassidy has opened up about his recent arrest and battle with alcoholism, confessing, "If I take another drink, I'm going to die".

On Monday (24Mar14), the seventies pop icon pleaded no contest in a California court to driving under the influence (DUI) following his arrest in January (14).

After receiving a sentence to serve 90 days in rehab and complete a nine-month alcohol program, Cassidy is ready to face his battle with the disease head-on after a troubling few years.

In an interview with Piers Morgan, Cassidy admits, "If I take another drink, I'm going to die, phy...
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David Cassidy sentenced to live-in rehab

March 24th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
David Cassidy
Seventies pop icon David Cassidy has been sentenced to serve 90 days in rehab following his latest DUI arrest.

The actor/singer must check in to a live-in rehab facility for alcohol abuse, according to TMZ.com.

Cassidy was arrested in Los Angeles in January (14) and pleaded no contest to the charge in court on Monday (24Mar14).

In addition to rehab, the I Think I Love You singer was also sentenced to 60 months probation. He must also complete a nine-month alcohol program.

The star reportedly enrolled in a rehab clinic of his own free will last month (Feb14).

His January arrest was Cass...
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David Cassidy: 'I'll be in rehab for as long as necessary'

February 5th, 2014 8:30pm EST
David Cassidy
Troubled singer David Cassidy has spoken out from rehab, insisting he will "remain in treatment for as long as necessary".

The Partridge Family star entered an undisclosed facility last month (Jan14) in a bid to battle alcoholism, just days after he was arrested for driving while intoxicated, and now the 63-year-old former teen idol is opening up about his current troubles.

He tells Entertainment Tonight, "This has been a very difficult time for me battling this deadly disease, like millions of others in our country. I will remain in treatment for as long as necessary and I am getting the...
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David Cassidy charged with DUI

February 4th, 2014 8:40pm EST
David Cassidy
Former teen idol David Cassidy has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) following an arrest last month (Jan14).

The Partridge Family star was taken into custody on 10 January (14), after Los Angeles police officers pulled him over for making an illegal turn and smelled alcohol on his breath.

Cassidy failed a sobriety test and was reportedly found to have a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit.

On Tuesday (04Feb14), the musician was formally charged with one count of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to TMZ.com.

This marks the t...
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70s Star David Cassidy Arrested Again For DUI

January 12th, 2014 5:02pm EST
David Cassidy
Singer/actor David Cassidy was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk in California on Friday night.

The Partridge Family star was pulled over near Los Angeles' LAX airport after making an illegal turn and cops smelled alcohol when they approached the car, according to TMZ.com.
 
Cassidy was given a field sobriety test and was reportedly found to have a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit.
 
He was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) and was released hours later after posting $15,000 bail.
 
It is the third time the actor and singer has been booked for drin...
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David Cassidy Sued After Car Crash

October 20th, 2013 8:33am EDT
David Cassidy
Veteran singer/actor David Cassidy is facing legal action from a woman accusing him of severely injuring her in a car accident.

Novlet Lawrence claims she was left with bodily injuries, disability, disfigurement and mental anguish after The Partridge Family star crashed his car into hers.

In her lawsuit, Lawrence maintains Cassidy was illegally talking on his cell phone when he slammed into her vehicle, and she is demanding he hand over his phone records to prove her allegation.

However, a spokesperson for Cassidy has dismissed the alleged victim's complaint, telling TMZ.com, "Police wer...
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David Cassidy arrested for drunk driving

August 21st, 2013 1:24pm EDT
David Cassidy
Actor David Cassidy has been arrested for drunken driving in New York.

The Partridge Family star failed a Breathalyzer test after he was pulled over at a police checkpoint on Wednesday, and was arrested and charged with felony DWI and failure to dim his headlights. He posted $2,500 bail and was released.

In 2010, Cassidy was arrested for a DUI in Florida. After pleading no contest in 2011, his licence was suspended for six months and he was ordered to serve a year of probation. He also had to attend a traffic school, pay a $500 fine and perform 50 hours of community service.

Cassidy is d...
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Shirley Jones opens up about well-hung Cassidy in leaked memoirs

June 13th, 2013 3:12am EDT
Shirley Jones
U.S. TV icon Shirley Jones has given her onscreen son David Cassidy a big boost by revealing he's very well endowed in a leaked extract from her memoirs.

The actress, who played the 1970s teen hunk's mum in The Partridge Family, has opened up about her in-car sex romps with Cassidy's dad - her husband Jack Cassidy - and other salacious stories in the tome, Shirley Jones: A Memoir, and she reveals her TV son was just as blessed as his real-life father.

In an extract leaked to the New York Daily News a month ahead of the book's scheduled release, Jones explains her real-life stepson was ver...
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Stars Who Turned Down 'Dancing With The Stars'

February 27th, 2013 4:07pm EST
Lindsay Lohan
We know who is going to compete in Dancing with the Stars this year, but who turned down the chance to dance for the Mirror Ball Trophy?

Lindsay Lohan reportedly turned down the producers, even after several offers that maxed out at $550,000. She could probably use the money now.

Entertainment News reported that Lance Armstrong gets an invitation every season, and this year was no exception - especially after his high profile interview with Oprah.

Katherine Webb was a big target for the show, but Splash swooped in and got her to sign on first.

Eric Idle turned the show dow...
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David Cassidy Sues Over Profits From 'Partridge Family' Merchandise

October 5th, 2011 2:33pm EDT
David Cassidy
Former teen idol David Cassidy is taking his battle for merchandising compensation from his days on 1970s show The Partridge Family to court.

The singer/actor shot to fame as Keith Partridge on the popular ABC sitcom in 1971, before embarking on a pop career.

Network bosses continually used his image to sell products branded with the hit series, but Cassidy only realized earlier this year that ABC executives had raked in approximately $500 million from the merchandise - and he has been seeking a share of the profits ever since.

On Wednesday, Cassidy filed suit against Sony Pictures En...
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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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'Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: The Pepperoni Profit Preaches

March 7th, 2011 12:00pm EST
Celebrity Apprentice
Alright, time to forget all the "real" people trying to become Donald Trump's next Apprentice - let's get back to the spectacle that is Celebrity Apprentice. Last night we Dionne Warwick struggling with a credit card machine, Gary Busey wandering into traffic dressed like a TV evangelist, and Lisa Rinna was giving the most two-faced performance in Celebrity Apprentice premiere history.

After their dramatic entrances, Donald ups the ante by talking on rooftops and being escorted by The Rockettes. After a few introductions (including Marlee Matlin's interpreter - more on this later) and cele...
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David Cassidy Wants Cut Of 'Partridge Family' Profits

February 11th, 2011 3:26pm EST
David Cassidy
David Cassidy is seeking compensation from bosses behind his hit 1970s show "The Partridge Family" after alleging he was left out of highly profitable merchandising deals.

The singer/actor shot to fame as Keith Partridge on the popular program and went on to establish himself as a pop star.

But Cassidy admits he had no idea how much money ABC network chiefs had made from the sale of products branded with the sitcom until recently - and the star, now 60, is in negotiations to cash in on the success himself.

He tells breakfast show "Today," "I was told after the show was over, The Partridg...
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Donald Trump Rejected Lindsay Lohan As 'Apprentice' Contestant

January 14th, 2011 2:25pm EST
Donald Trump
Real estate mogul-turned-reality TV star Donald Trump turned down the opportunity to include Lindsay Lohan as a contestant on the new Celebrity Apprentice, because it's "not the right time" for the troubled actress.

Lohan has spent the past year in and out of rehab and recently completed a court-ordered stay at the Betty Ford Clinic in California to battle her addiction issues. The Mean Girls star is eager to get back to work and had been in talks with Trump to rebuild her image and feature as part of the line up for the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice, which kicks off in March.
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New 'Celebrity Apprentice' Cast Includes Gary Busey, La Toya Jackson & Lisa Rinna

January 14th, 2011 8:33am EST
The Celebrity Apprentice
NBC just announced the celebrity lineup of candidates appearing on the next season of "The Celebrity Apprentice," premiering on Sunday, March 6th at 9pm EST/PST.

The women include: Hope Dworaczyk, La Toya Jackson, Star Jones, NeNe Leakes, Marlee Matlin, Lisa Rinna, Niki Taylor and Dionne Warwick.

The men include: Gary Busey, Jose Canseco, David Cassidy, Richard Hatch, Lil Jon, Meat Loaf, Mark McGrath and John Rich.

"The next season of 'The Celebrity Apprentice' will be the most exciting yet. We are thrilled to bring back the celebrity format with 16 new and unbelievably talented celebrit...
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Celebrities Who Liked To Party, Drink & Do Drugs In 2010

December 31st, 2010 12:00pm EST
Celeb druggies
A lot of people like to embibe a little on New Year's Eve, but some people tend to embibe too much AND all year long.

2010 was no exception, and plenty of celebrities drank a little too much or consumed illegal substances without thinking of the consequences, such as rehab, jail or bad PR.

Nick Nolte checked into a German rehabilitation clinic to battle his alcohol and drug demons. According to the National Enquirer, Nolte checked in on May 18 with his girlfriend, fitness trainer Clytie Lane. The actor, 69, was given alcohol and drug counseling in a clinic in 2002 after he was arr...
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Katie Cassidy Looks Sultry At Hollywood Style Awards; Sports Cliché Back Tattoo

December 13th, 2010 1:00pm EST
Katie Cassidy
We spotted David Cassidy's daughter Katie at the 2010 Hollywood Style Awards in Los Angeles wearing a somewhat revealing black lace dress. We give two thumbs up--except for the angel wing tattoo on her back.

The "Gossip Girl" star appears in the upcoming film "Monte Carlo" opposite Selena Gomez and TV co-star Leighton Mester.

Their dream vacation in Paris proving to be an unmitigated dud, three women find the adventure they'd been searching for after one of them is mistaken for a rude British heiress and pampered like royalty.

Arriving in Paris to find that the City of Lights has lost i...
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David Cassidy Pleads Not Guilty To DUI

November 30th, 2010 12:45pm EST
David Cassidy
Former teen idol David Cassidy has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge stemming from his arrest in Florida earlier this month.

The former Partridge Family star was driving along the state's famous Turnpike freeway when cops in Fort Pierce spotted his Mercedes swerving erratically and pulled over the vehicle. The 60-year-old actor/singer allegedly failed two roadside sobriety tests, but a representative for the star subsequently denied Cassidy was drunk behind the wheel.

The star's lawyers appeared in a Florida court on Tuesday morning to enter a not guilty plea on his behalf. The plea wa...
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'Wandering Eye' Caused David Cassidy's DUI Arrest?

November 30th, 2010 9:15am EST
David Cassidy
Former teen idol David Cassidy blamed his failed sobriety test on a "wandering eye" he's suffered with since he was a child, according to a newly emerged video shot on the night of his arrest on suspicion of drunk driving.

"The Partridge Family" star was driving along Florida's famous Turnpike freeway earlier this month when cops in Fort Pierce spotted his Mercedes weaving on and off the road and pulled over the vehicle.

The 60-year-old actor/singer failed two roadside sobriety tests. Police officers allegedly found a half-empty bottle of bourbon in the car but a representative for the st...
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David Cassidy Arrested For DUI

November 4th, 2010 12:21pm EDT
David Cassidy
Former teen idol David Cassidy has been arrested in Florida on suspicion of DUI.

The Partridge Family star was driving along the state's famous Turnpike freeway on Wednesday night when cops in Fort Pierce spotted his Mercedes weaving on and off the road, and pulled over the vehicle. The 60-year-old actor/singer failed two roadside sobriety tests and the police officers allegedly found a half-empty bottle of bourbon in the car.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ.com, Cassidy was "swaying while standing" and told cops he had a drink at lunchtime and had taken a hydrocodone pa...
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Katie Cassidy Makes Grey Look Good While Hosting Malawi Charity Event

March 15th, 2010 6:03pm EDT
Katie Cassidy
You may not know who Katie Cassidy is - she stars on the new "Melrose Place" and is '70's teen idol David Cassidy's daughter. One thing is for sure, this blonde beauty is on our radar and should be on yours!

The actress hosted a charity event benefiting Malawi charity H.E.L.P. at the Bank Nightclub in Las Vegas on March 12 looking hot in a gray bandage dress. In fact, she's so sexy she made our annual list of the 37 hottest female stars of the year!

Katie stars in the upcoming remake of "A Nightmare On Elm Street" with "Watchmen" star Jackie Earle Haley & "Twilight's" Kellan Lutz. The fil...
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David Cassidy Reaches Out To Susan Dey

March 2nd, 2010 3:11pm EST
David Cassidy
The Partridge Family star David Cassidy has issued a public plea for his former TV sister Susan Dey to get in touch, following years of estrangement from the actress. The pair starred together in the beloved 1970s sitcom, where Dey played eldest daughter Laurie Partridge - but she was noticeably absent when the cast reunited on the Today show on Tuesday morning.

When asked about Dey's absence, former child star Danny Bonaduce joked, "The only way you can reach Susan Dey is by teleprompter."

However, Cassidy took a more heartfelt approach and turned to the camera to reach out to his form...
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Topher Grace Dating Katie Cassidy?

October 8th, 2009 11:36am EDT
Topher Grace Dating Katie Cassidy
Actor Topher Grace has found love with David Cassidy's daughter Katie.

The Spider-Man 3 star, 31, met the Melrose Place actress, 22, at a friend's Hollywood party in August and the couple has been spotted out on various dinner dates ever since.

An eyewitness tells the National Enquirer, "They could not keep their hands off each other. They sat side by side and were inseparable. Topher kept kissing Katie and rubbing her shoulders. He looked in love."

Grace has previously been romantically linked to Ivanka Trump and actress Teresa Palmer.

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'Behind the Music' Returns to VH1 - What Are Your Favorite Episodes?

April 9th, 2009 10:00am EDT
Behind the Music
Last month, VH1 announced plans to revive its iconic series, "Behind the Music," this summer. The network has ordered 10 new episodes which will focus mainly on newer artists, including Lil Wayne and Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver.

This news got me thinking about my favorite installments from the series, so I'd like to submit this list of the Top 10 BTM episodes for your approval and/or ridicule. As always, a list like this is entirely subjective and will, hopefully, spark some spirited discussion.

10. Heart

This episode may not have the classic "rock bott...
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Jesse McCartney Meets Girls On Jewish Dating Website

February 21st, 2008 9:01am EST
Jesse McCartney
Teen pop sensation Jesse McCartney has taken to looking for love online after ending his romance with David Cassidy's daughter Katie. The 20-year-old has signed up to Jewish dating site JDate.com - even though he isn't Jewish.

McCartney tells In Touch Weekly magazine, "One of my best buddies is a conservative Jew, and his sister had met her boyfriend on JDate. I actually hadn't heard of it before. He was like, 'You should try JDate.' There are a lot of different people of all religious backgrounds on that site.

"My screen name is jbagel07 and a lot of people see the pictures of ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 12

April 12th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Claire Danes
Happy Birthday to "The Family Stone" actress Claire Danes (1979), "Spring Break Shark Attack" actor Riley Smith (1978), Coldplay bassist Guy Berryman (1978), "Sin City" actress Marley Shelton (1974), "Charmed" actress Shannen Doherty (1971), Indigo Girl Amy Ray (1964), Everclear singer Art Alexakis (1962), country star Vince Gill (1957), Cuban-born actor Andy Garcia (1956), Canadian musician Pat Travers (1954), "Partridge Family" actor David Cassidy (1950), late night talk show host David Letterman (1947), "Married: With Children" actor Ed O'Neill (1946), jazz pianist/composer Herbie Hancoc...
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David 'Donk' Cassidy Reveals Sex Secrets In His Memoir

February 27th, 2007 5:03pm EST
David Cassidy
Former teen idol David Cassidy is releasing a new memoir chronicling his drug use and wild sex romps in the 1970s.

The Partridge Family star reveals details about his infatuation with Family Ties star Meredith Baxter, a steamy encounter with 1950s screen siren Gina Lollobrigida and a romp with a woman named Barbara The Butter Queen who was known for covering her sex partners with butter.

Could It Be Forever will be published in the UK next week and Cassidy is currently looking for a US publisher.

According to MSNBC's The Scoop, the 57-year-old says in the book, 'I've always b...
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David Cassidy's Autobiography Reveals Painful Memories Of His Father

February 26th, 2007 11:15am EST
David Cassidy
Former seventies teen idol David Cassidy found out he had slept with the same woman as his father just months before his dad's sudden death.

The Partridge Family star and his actor father Jack Cassidy spent time together on the latter's 1974 touring show, where David discovered Jack was cheating on his second wife Shirley Jones and drinking heavily.

In David's autobiography Could It Be Forever?, he recalls, "What I remember most about that weekend was spending the night with one of the girls from the show, only to find out she had already been sleeping with my dad. When she told h...
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