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Creed's Scott Stapp Is Bipolar

5/14/2015 8:59am EDT
Creed Frontman Scott Stapp Reveals Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis
Remember that time Creed frontman Scott Stapp went crazy?

The singer's had his share of issues- at one point things got so bad last year that he was placed on a psychiatric hold and lost custody of his children.

Now, Stapp's coming out to explain just what caused his previous breakdown. Turns out, he has bipolar disorder.

"I had a psychotic break that was brought on by alcohol and drug abuse," the former Creed frontman explained to People. "I was hallucinating. I drove around the United States for a month, following an angel that I saw on the hood of my car."

"In my delusional thinking...

Creed Frontman On A 'Mission' To Assassinate Obama

12/13/2014 8:55am EST
Scott Stapp
Scott Stapp's wife and sister-in-law were forced to call police after the singer threatened to kill President Obama last month. In late November, the Creed frontman disappeared from a mental health facility, and in tapes obtained by, his sister-in-law told a 911 dispatcher that Stapp was riding around shirtless on a bicycle, claiming to be a CIA agent. Stapp claimed his mission was to assassinate the President.

In the 911 call, Stapp's wife Jaclyn described how her husband printed out around 500 pages of CIA documents that he found online and was riding around with them on his bicy...

Is Singer Scott Stapp Delusional?

11/28/2014 12:06pm EST
Scott Stapp
Two weeks before singer Scott Stapp posted a video on Facebook detailing his financial troubles, the Creed star was placed on a psychiatric hold in Florida.

On Wednesday, the rocker claimed he had been struggling financially and that a lot of his money has gone missing. He says he's been living out of his truck for a few weeks and is now staying at a hotel.

"I'm under some kind of pretty vicious attack. There are people who have taken advantage and stolen money from me, and they're trying to discredit me, slander me," Stapp says in the video. "Someone had used my information and changed m...

Ex-Creed Singer Broke, Living In Hotel

11/27/2014 7:46pm EST
Scott Stapp
Former Creed singer Scott Stapp has been struggling financially of late, claiming that a lot of his money has gone missing.

The singer was reportedly living out of his truck for a few weeks and is now staying at a hotel, according to a video he posted on his Facebook page Wednesday.

"Right now, I'm living in a Holiday Inn, by the grace of God, because there's been a couple of weeks where I had to live in my truck," he says. "I had no money, not even for gas or food. I went two days without eating because I had no money and ended up in an emergency room."

The singer has struggled with sub...

Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2013

1/2/2013 1:37pm EST
Kate Beckinsale
What were you doing 40 years ago in 1973? Our guess is that many of you reading weren't even born yet? Taking a look back at history, here were a few things going on in the world that year.

The biggest story was then President Richard Nixon told the world he was "not a crook," as the Watergate hearings began. Also that year George Steinbrenner purchased the New York Yankees for a mere $12 million from CBS. Popular films included The Exorcist, The Sting, Live and Let Die and Bobby squealed like a pig in Deliverance. Top TV shows in 73' included The Odd Couple, The Partridge Family, Columbo,...

T.I. Saved Creed Singer Scott Stapp's Life After Balcony Fall

10/5/2012 9:45pm EDT
Creed frontman Scott Stapp has credited rapper T.I. with saving his life after falling from a hotel balcony while high on drugs and booze.

The "With Arms Wide Open" singer was left with a cracked skull, fractured hip, and a broken nose when he took a tumble from his balcony on the 16th floor of Miami, Florida's Delano Hotel in the middle of a drug binge in 2006.

In his new memoirs, "Sinner's Creed," the rocker recalls his brush with death, explaining he was attempting to escape from an imaginary intruder when he lost his grip on the railing and plummeted onto a concrete ledge below.


Creed's Scott Stapp To Release Tell-All Memoir

8/14/2012 3:31pm EDT
Scott Stapp
Creed singer Scott Stapp is to release his first autobiography in October.

The With Arms Wide Open singer recruited Marvin Gaye biographer David Ritz, a Rolling Stone contributor, to help him write Sinner's Creed, which he insists is a no-holds barred account of his life's highs and lows.

The book will chronicle Stapp's suicide attempts, his battle with alcohol abuse and his tough childhood.

Stapp says, "My memoir reveals never before released details about my life and the challenges I've faced before coming to grips and finding sobriety."

Kat De Luna Tops Worst National Anthem Performance Poll

7/2/2010 11:30am EDT
Kat De Luna
Kat De Luna's rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner has topped a new online list of the most awful National Anthem performances ever.

The singer hit the low notes when she belted out America's patriotic tune at a 2008 Dallas Cowboys football game - and now her take on Francis Scott Key's poem put to music has been named the Worst National Anthem Performance by

The poll was compiled to coincide with the Independence Day weekend. Editors call the Dominican star's attempt at the anthem "a spectacular failure."

They write, "She tries too hard to hit the notes that only a ra...

Collateral Damage From Robert Plant's Decision To Nix Zep Reunion

12/25/2008 5:00pm EST
Led Zeppelin
Since the surviving members of Led Zeppelin reformed last December for a one-off show to pay tribute to late Atlantic Records founder and legend Ahmet Ertegun, the man who discovered and brought us some of the most talented artists of all-time (seriously, we really could use another Ahmet right about now-- but since the almighty dollar overshadows the need for actual talent we can forget that) and gave a handful of folks in England the greatest holiday gift ever, there has been a weekly story about the band going on tour. And not going on tour. But wanting to tour. And not wanting to tour. ...

Tis The Season For... Things We Love (To Hate!)

12/24/2008 5:45pm EST
Pearl Harbor
With the holiday season upon us in full force, we thought it would be totally inappropriate if we came up with this list of things in the entertainment world that totally annoy us, repulse us, bother us, and that we just plain can't stand. Yeah, "hate" is a really strong word so we aren't going to use that any further than just hyperbole for our headline here.

But seriously, we get tired of hearing about the celebs, despise these films and cannot stand either the music or image of the bands and musicians listed below. Be sure to add your comments at let us know who you can't stand at ...

Starpulse Examines The Celebrity Sex Tape Phenomenon

11/6/2007 11:18am EST
Paris Hilton
They spend their careers in front of the camera. They live their lives with the paparazzi hovering. Is it any wonder that when celebrities get intimate they sometimes forget to stop the tapes from rolling?

In the last few years, the celebrity sex tape has become a booming business. There seems to be no limit to the number of stars getting caught in the act - and instead of hiding away until the scandal dies down, many see their home movies as a ticket to greater stardom and a major payday.

It certainly worked for Paris Hilton. The heiress was just another New York socialite, popp...

Celebrity Birthdays, August 8

8/8/2007 3:00am EDT
The Edge
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer (1981), Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi (1981), "Dancing With The Stars" winner Drew Lachey (1976), N Sync singer J.C. Chasez (1976), former Creed singer Scott Stapp (1973), Poison drummer Rikki Rockett (1961), U2 guitarist Dave "The Edge" Evans (1961), actor Keith Carradine (1949), singer Connie Stevens (1938), "The Graduate" star Dustin Hoffman (1937), country singer Mel Tillis (1932), actor Rory Calhoun (1922; d. 1999), actress/swimmer Esther Williams (1921), and Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata (1879; d. 1919).

Celebrity Birthdays, August 8

8/8/2006 3:00am EDT
The Edge
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer (1981), Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi (1981), "Dancing With The Stars" winner Drew Lachey (1976), N Sync singer J.C. Chasez (1976), former Creed singer Scott Stapp (1973), Poison drummer Rikki Rockett (1961), U2 guitarist Dave "The Edge" Evans (1961), actor Keith Carradine (1949), singer Connie Stevens (1938), "The Graduate" star Dustin Hoffman (1937), country singer Mel Tillis (1932), actor Rory Calhoun (1922; d. 1999), actress/swimmer Esther Williams (1921), and Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata (1879; d. 1919).

Sex Tape Was Intended To Ruin His Solo Career, Creed Frontman Claims

3/2/2006 9:34am EST
Scott Stapp
Kid Rock and Scott Stapp's stripper sex video was released in a bid to sabotage their careers, according to the former Creed frontman. Stapp is convinced the 1999 home movie was stolen from him and sold to pornography purveyors World Wide Red Light District by jealous music rivals fearful of his impact as a solo star.

Last month Rock, real name Robert Ritchie, and Stapp won a temporary ban to prevent distribution of the tape. World Wide Red Light District were also behind socialite Paris Hilton's infamous video "1 Night In Paris."

Stapp says, "Obviously someone wants to hurt me an...

Kid Rock Parties With Hulk Hogan

3/1/2006 9:16am EST
Kid Rock
Kid Rock celebrated being single this weekend by partying with ten models and WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan. The rocker turned up with his glamorous posse at a Hollywood club and was joined by the legendary 'Hulkster' and his daughter Brooke.

Rock, who recently split with Jimmy Choo divorcée Tamara Mellon, wound up taking to the decks and spinning records at the Hard Rock Hotel for an hour.

According to New York Post newspaper, he was later overheard telling someone in his entourage: "It does not get better than this - babes, booze and music."

Meanwhile, Kid Rock and Scott Stapp w...

Scott Stapp Gets In Drunken Fight With 311

12/1/2005 4:59pm EST
Scott Stapp
Rumors have been flying around the web that former Creed frontman Scott Stapp was involved in a drunken altercation with members of the band 311. Well, there appears to be truth in the buzz, as this statement has just been posted on 311's official blog:

"We did not intend to discuss this incident publicly, but since rumors are beginning to spread we'd like to set the record straight. On November 24th, 311 had the day off in Baltimore, Maryland. Chad Sexton, SA Martinez & P-Nut were relaxing in a hotel lounge with their wives and friends watching a basketball game on television. Scott S...

New CDs This Week (Nov. 22)

11/22/2005 11:15am EST
System of a Down
This week is a big one for CD releases with a number of new albums coming out in time for the holiday shoppping blitz. Some of the notable discs include new ones from System of a Down, Jamie Foxx, Chamillionaire, Enya and Juelz Santana; live albums from John Mayer, John Legend, Michael Buble, Bouncing Souls and Queens Of The Stone Age; some interesting collections from Notorious B.I.G., Britney Spears and Big Boi; and whole lot more. Check out this list of noteworthy releases for Tuesday, November 22nd...

Alexisonfire/Moneen - Split EP

Ana Bárbara - Dos en Uno

Bee Gees - Love Songs...