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15 Celebrities You May Not Realize Are Bipolar

May 23rd, 2014 3:00am EDT
15 Celebrities You May Not Realize Are Bipolar
In April 2011, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones checked in to a mental-health facility in Connecticut and was diagnosed with bipolar II disorder, a mental illness that includes long periods of depression alternating with episodes of mild mania.

She reluctantly talked about her condition the following year on "Good Morning America," telling viewers: "You know what? I'm sick of talking about it because I never wanted to be the poster child for this. I never wanted this to come out publicly. It came out.

"I dealt with it in the best way I could and that was just saying that, 'Look, hey, I'm bipo...
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Rapper DMX Looking To Cash In On George Zimmerman Boxing Match

February 6th, 2014 8:30pm EST
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Rapper DMX has made it very clear that he wants to fight George Zimmerman in a celebrity boxing match, going as far as saying he would "whip out my d**k and piss on him" after he wins.

Last year, Zimmerman was acquitted of murder and manslaughter charges over the death of teenager Trayvon Martin, who he shot in an act of self defense during a neighborhood watch. The controversial verdict in the case has caused racial repercussions because Martin was unarmed and Zimmerman pursued him despite a 911 dispatcher telling him not to do so.

Zimmerman recently announced plans for a celebrity boxin...
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DMX Will Fight George Zimmerman In Celebrity Boxing Match

February 5th, 2014 9:10am EST
DMX Will Fight George Zimmerman In Celebrity Boxing Match
Fifteen thousand people applied to get in the ring with George Zimmerman after the infamous neighborhood watch volunteer issued an open challenge to fight anyone in a boxing match.

Rapper DMX, who has spent several years in and out of jail, has been named his opponent, boxing promoter Damon Feldman has confirmed to TMZ.com.

DMX previously said, "I am going to beat the living f--k out of him... I am breaking every rule in boxing to make sure I f--k him right up. Once I am done with him, I am going to whip my d--k out and p--s on him... Zimmerman is a piece of s--t and that's what he needs ...
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DMX WantsTo 'Beat The F---' Out Of George Zimmerman In Celebrity Boxing Match

February 1st, 2014 9:42am EST
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Infamous neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman has agreed to take part in a celebrity boxing match in March, and rapper DMX is just one of the stars who's eager to get in the ring with him.

Last year, Zimmerman was acquitted of killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin during a street fight in Florida. DMX wants a throwdown to represent "every black person who has been done wrong in the system."

DMX, who has spent several years in and out of jail, admits he would be brutal in the ring.

He told TMZ.com, "I am going to beat the living f--k out of him... I am breaking every ru...
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Rumor Patrol: Ryan Gosling In 'Star Wars,' Kimye's Gold Toilets, More

July 27th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
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You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Ryan Gosling and Zac Efron Cast in Star Wars Sequel: Disney has hired their leading men for the upcoming Star Wars sequel, nabbing both Ryan Gosling and Zac Efron. Sounds too good to be true!

Verdict: These aren't the actors you are looking for. Seems pretty early to be casting parts, since an alleged script of the film was hinted at by Bad Robot only a week ago. Reps for both actors told Gossip Cop th...
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DMX Furious About Spotlight On His Drug Use In 'Iyanla: Fix My Life'

April 22nd, 2013 9:58am EDT
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In a recent interview on "Iyanla: Fix My Life," DMX broke down about his drug abuse battle, and now the rapper wants Oprah Winfrey's OWN network to remove the clips from its website.

During in an emotional sit down with spiritual coach Iyanla Vanzant, DMX, real name Earl Simmons, talked about addiction, saying he  will "always have a drug problem, until I die." He also admitted that heavy drug use nearly led him to commit suicide on several occasions.

He explained: "I thought about blowing my head off a few times. The only thing that stopped me was... I have children."

DMX, who has fathe...
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DMX's Wife To File For Divorce

June 13th, 2012 8:22pm EDT
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Rapper DMX's estranged wife is preparing to file for DMX to end the couple's troubled 13-year marriage.

The embattled hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, wed Tashera in 1999, but their relationship has been rocked by DMX's frequent infidelity, and they separated in 2010.

The couple reunited to try and work out their problems on U.S. reality TV show Couple's Therapy earlier this year, but the recent season finale ended with Tashera asking for a divorce.

She insists the divorce threat wasn't just for TV and she cannot understand why her estranged husband, who has fathered six kids with o...
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DMX To Scrap German Concerts Due To Passport Issues

March 22nd, 2012 5:33pm EDT
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Troubled rapper DMX has been forced to scrap a slew of upcoming shows in Germany due to passport problems.

The embattled star, who's been in and out of jail over the last few years, was due to stage a total of six concerts in the country beginning on March 29th, but he's now axed his plans because of travel issues.

The rapper's representative, Domenick Nati, tells AllHipHop.com, "The team is doing everything we can to make an international tour possible for DMX. We have more logistics to work out, and as soon as we do, we will be creating a tour for X to perform for his fans across the ...
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DMX Reuniting Rap Group Ruff Ryders

January 19th, 2012 12:58pm EST
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Hip-hop star DMX has confirmed plans to reunite rap collective Ruff Ryders, insisting they're determined to "come back stronger."

The rapper rose to fame as part of the crew alongside Eve, Alicia Keys' husband Swizz Beatz, The Lox, Drag-On and Murda-Mook.

They have all concentrated on their individual projects in recent years, but Eve suggested earlier this month they were heading for a reunion, saying, "I'm sure you'll see Ruff Ryders back together."

Now, DMX has confirmed they're planning a tour together which is set to kick off later this year.

He tells TMZ.com, "We are all family...
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DMX Gets Attacked By A Fan On Stage

January 6th, 2012 11:24am EST
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Rapper DMX narrowly escaped injury at his show in California on Thursday night after an overzealous fan jumped onstage and attempted to place him in a headlock.

The hip-hop star was partway through his set at Cafe Sevilla in Long Beach when a mystery man in the audience evaded security.

In footage obtained by TMZ.com, the man can be seen jumping onstage and placing his arms around the rapper's neck before he's dragged away by bouncers.

The DJ briefly stopped the music before DMX ordered him to re-start, saying, "We don't stop the music for s**t!"
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DMX Has Another Brush With The Law

January 2nd, 2012 5:30pm EST
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Troubled rapper DMX had a brush with cops last week after he was given a ticket for driving without a seat belt.

The hip-hop star, who has been in and out of jail in recent years, was motoring through Los Angeles when police officers pulled over his car.

The rapper and his assistant were both given tickets for failing to wear seat belts and then allowed to continue their journey.

DMX tells TMZ.com, "Just a minor ticket, no biggie. A quick learning lesson about not wearing a seat belt. I will handle and pay for it. This would be the only reason I come in contact with the police because I ...
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DMX To Star On VH1 Reality Show 'Relationship Rehab'

November 21st, 2011 9:09am EST
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Rapper DMX will attempt to rebuild his failed marriage with the help of a new reality TV show, according to reports.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, has been in and out of jail in recent years and after his release from prison in July, he split from his wife Tashera Simmons.

The former couple, who wed in 1999, is now giving their marriage another shot by appearing on "Relationship Rehab" on the VH1 network, according to TMZ.com.

DMX and Simmons have four children together, while the rapper has another six kids from other relationships.

The series is set to be filmed in Decembe...
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DMX Admits Most Of His 10 Kids 'Have Gotten Beatings'

November 10th, 2011 10:17am EST
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Rapper DMX has come clean about disciplining his kids with a belt but he insists he'd never put them through the beatings like the ones he suffered at the hands of his mother.

In a candid TV chat with celebrity counselor Dr. Drew Pinsky, DMX, real name Earl Simmons, admits he is a tough disciplinarian - but he knows when to stop.

Revealing that most of his 10 kids "have gotten beatings," the rapper states, "You don't really have to beat them. That one time; smack them on the a** with a belt a couple of times and they'll get the point. It was not continual beating. Anybody you've got to be...
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T.I. Makes His Return At BET Hip-Hop Awards

October 2nd, 2011 5:00pm EDT
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Newly-freed rapper T.I. made his post-prison return to the stage at the BET Hip-Hop awards on Saturday night.

The hip-hop star was recently released from jail to a halfway house after serving a 10-month sentence for a probation violation, and was made a free man on Thursday.

T.I. made his return to the spotlight official by making a surprise appearance at the glitzy prizegiving in Atlanta, Georgia, taking to the stage with Young Jeezy, who opened the show.

The star then performed solo, while later in the ceremony, DMX, who was freed from prison in July, also made his return by performing...
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DMX Welcomes His 10th Baby, Daughter Aaliyah

September 6th, 2011 8:30am EDT
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Rapper DMX has named his 10th child after tragic singer Aaliyah.

The little girl was born earlier this year while DMX was behind bars serving time for a probation violation - and the newly-released hip-hop star showed his little girl off last week as friends and family of her namesake mourned the 10th anniversary of Aaliyah's death.

Appearing on BET show 106 and Park, DMX introduced his newborn daughter, stating, "This is Aaliyah. She is my newest baby. I named her after Aaliyah because that's how special she was to me... Know that you are named after an angel."

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DMX: 'I Plan On Suing For Harassment'

August 26th, 2011 10:27am EDT
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Rapper DMX is threatening to sue cops for harassment after he was arrested for speeding earlier this week.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, was pulled over in Arizona on Wednesday and accused of travelling at more than 100 miles per-hour in a 65 miles-per-hour zone.

He is adamant he was driving at a maximum of 90 miles-per-hour - and now he's vowed to launch legal action against officers for harassment.

Simmons tells TMZ.com, "I was going 85 miles-per-hour... I know for a fact I didn't go more than 90... I'm used to driving fast, I'm a New Yorker... but I constantly look at t...
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DMX Arrested Yet Again

August 25th, 2011 9:20pm EDT
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Embattled rapper DMX was arrested on Wednesday - just one month after he walked free from prison for a probation violation.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, was released from an Arizona state prison on July 19 after serving seven months behind bars for violating the terms of his probation following an arrest last November.

However, DMX's legal woes continued this week when he was pulled over by authorities for allegedly speeding, according to TMZ.com.

The rapper was found to be driving on a suspended license and was then booked on that charge as well as for speeding and reckless...
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Swizz Beatz Offers To Help DMX Get Career Back On Track

July 19th, 2011 9:24pm EDT
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Super-producer Swizz Beatz has reached out to his pal DMX and offered to help the embattled rapper get his career back on track after he walked free from prison on Tuesday.

DMX, real name Earl Simmons, was released from an Arizona correctional facility after serving seven months for a probation violation and he revealed he was planning to hit the studio after reuniting with his family.

And the hip-hop star's longtime collaborator and Ruff Ryders crewmember Beatz insists he's ready and waiting for DMX to call so they can get back to work.

Beatz tells AllHipHop.com, "I'll always work with ...
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DMX Released From Prison (Video)

July 19th, 2011 2:26pm EDT
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Embattled rapper DMX has walked free from prison after serving seven months for a probation violation.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, was originally expected to leave an Arizona state prison in Yuma last week, but had his release date pushed back after allegedly committing seven disciplinary infractions during his incarceration.

He was released on Tuesday and is already planning to get back to work.

DMX tells AllHipHop.com, "I'm feeling good... feeling really good. I spoke to my daughter; I just got off the phone with my wife... I'm going to go see my daughter while the sun...
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DMX's Rep Slams Drug Smuggling Reports

July 13th, 2011 3:54pm EDT
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A representative for DMX has blasted reports the embattled rapper has been caught sneaking drugs into prison, insisting he has "never" smuggled anything into his cell.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, was due to walk free from an Arizona correctional facility on Wednesday after serving seven months behind bars for a probation violation. However, his release date has been postponed until next week following allegations he committed seven disciplinary infractions throughout his time behind bars.

Official records obtained by TMZ.com show the star had been found guilty of possessin...
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DMX Caught Sneaking Drugs Into Prison?

July 12th, 2011 2:20pm EDT
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DMX's prison release has been postponed after law enforcement officials discovered he had been sneaking drugs into jail, according to a report.

The rapper was set to be released from his Arizona correctional facility on Wednesday, after serving seven months for a probation violation.

However, DMX will no longer walk free as scheduled - he allegedly committed seven disciplinary infractions throughout his jail term.

According to records, obtained by TMZ.com, the star was found guilty of possessing drugs or narcotics, failing or refusing a drug test, disrespecting staff, smoking when not...
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DMX May Be Released Early From Prison

May 27th, 2011 3:00pm EDT
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Incarcerated rapper DMX will walk free from prison in July if he continues to stay out of trouble as he serves time for a probation violation.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, was arrested at an Arizona club in November after slipping up in his sobriety battle by using cocaine and consuming alcohol during a gig. He was also accused of driving on a suspended licence and failing to check in with his probation officer.

He pleaded guilty to the felony charge and was sentenced to a year behind bars at Arizona's Yuma Prison in December.

But DMX could be a free man this summer if he ke...
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DMX Admitted To Prison Mental Health Unit

December 28th, 2010 12:18pm EST
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Embattled rapper DMX has been transferred to a mental health unit at the prison where he is currently serving a 12-month sentence for probation violation.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, was busted by cops at an Arizona club in November after slipping up in his sobriety battle by using cocaine and consuming alcohol during a gig. He was also accused of driving on a suspended license and failing to check in with his probation officer.

DMX initially denied the allegations, but later entered a guilty plea to a charge of felony probation violation and was sentenced to a year behind...
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DMX Sentenced To One Year In Prison

December 16th, 2010 2:40pm EST
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Embattled rapper DMX is heading back to prison for one year after pleading guilty to violating the terms of his probation following his arrest in November.

The star, real name Earl Simmons, was busted by police in Phoenix after slipping up in his sobriety battle by using cocaine and consuming alcohol during a performance in an Arizona club. He was also accused of driving on a suspended license and failing to check in with his probation officer.

DMX initially denied the allegations, but returned to Maricopa County Superior Court on Thursday and entered a guilty plea to one charge of felony...
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DMX Denied Bail Again

December 9th, 2010 5:21pm EST
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Troubled rapper DMX will remain in police custody for another week after he was denied bail for the second time on Thursday.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, is facing eight months behind bars following his arrest in Phoenix, Arizona last month for violating his parole. He is accused of breaking the terms of his probation by using cocaine and painkiller OxyContin, driving on a suspended license and failing to check in with his parole officer.

DMX, who has denied the allegations, was initially refused bail during a November hearing and court commissioner Christine Mulleneaux re...
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DMX Denied Bail

November 24th, 2010 4:20pm EST
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Rapper DMX has been ordered by an Arizona judge to remain behind bars until his December court date to face charges of parole violation.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, is facing another eight months behind bars following his arrest last week in Pheonix, Arizona. He is accused of breaking the terms of his probation by using cocaine and painkiller OxyContin, driving on a suspended license and failing to check in with his probation officer. He appeared in a Phoenix courtroom on Wednesday morning and denied the claims, while his lawyer asked for bail.

However, court commissioner ...
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DMX's Manager Expects Him To Serve More Jail Time

November 21st, 2010 12:33pm EST
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Troubled rapper DMX is facing eight months behind bars after his latest arrest in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday.

The hip-hop star, real name Earl Simmons, has been in and out of prison in recent months and is accused of violating his parole by using cocaine, driving on a suspended licence and failing to check in with his probation officer.

He was taken into custody in Maricopa County on Thursday and is being held without bail until his court hearing next week.

Prosecutors want his parole revoked and his manager, Nakia Walker, admits there is a strong possibility DMX will have to serve mor...
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DMX Arrested For Suspicion Of Parole Violation

November 19th, 2010 11:34am EST
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Embattled rapper DMX is in trouble with the law again - the hip-hop star was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday on suspicion of parole violation.

The rap star - real name Earl Simmons - has served two stints in prison this year and most recently walked free in August after serving 18 days of a 90-day sentence in connection with a reckless driving conviction from 2002.

Simmons was detained by police in Phoenix on Thursday evening after allegedly violating the terms of his release and failing to check in with his probation officer, according to Myfoxphoenix.com.

The rapper has bee...
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DMX Calls Plies One Of The Worst Rappers

September 8th, 2010 8:37am EDT
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DMX has sparked a new rap feud after firing off at Plies in a new radio interview.

The gruff-voiced "Who We Be" hitmaker, real name Earl Simmons, took aim at the Florida hip-hop star during a chat with St. Louis radio station Hot 104.1, calling him "one of the worst" rappers.

He was particularly fired up about Plies' "Bruh Bruh" hit, stating, "We, as artists, are teachers. And if you teaching people to spell like that and talk like that...then you're dumber than the people you're supposed to be teaching."

Asked who he admired in modern hip-hop, DMX singled out fellow former convict T.I. ...
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DMX Freed From Jail Again

August 13th, 2010 8:33am EDT
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Rapper DMX has walked out of jail after serving time in connection to a reckless driving conviction eight years ago.

DMX, real name Earl Simmons, was released in Los Angeles on Thursday after completing 18 days of a 90-day sentence, reports TMZ.com.

He surrendered to authorities last month, returning to prison barely four weeks after he was released following a four-month stint behind bars on a separate parole violation charge.

The star vowed to use his time inside to make steps toward "rebuilding his image and rapport with the community and his loyal fans," according to his attorney....
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