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Kristen Johnston Nearly Died From An Exploding Stomach

3/10/2012 11:00am EST
Kristen Johnston
Kristen Johnston has opened up about her exploding stomach medical crisis in a new book, which details her past battles with drugs and alcohol.

The former "3rd Rock From the Sun" star was appearing on London's West End stage in 2006 when years of abuse caught up with the actress and left her in so much pain she thought she would die.

Johnston chronicles the experience in new tome "Guts" and tells Entertainment Weekly magazine, "Imagine an overweight woman jumping up and down on your stomach... for hours! I've never had children, but I think it's the worst pain a human can experience and n...

Kristen Johnston Opens Up About Her Substance Abuse

12/6/2011 2:33pm EST
Kristen Johnston
Actress Kristen Johnston has finally come clean about the drug and alcohol addiction issues which plagued her for years, revealing she forced herself to enter rehab after a stomach ulcer burst in 2006.

The 3rd Rock from the Sun star, 44, has opened up about her life-long struggles in her upcoming memoir Guts: The Endless Follies and Tiny Triumphs of a Giant Disaster, in which she tells all about trying to quietly battle her demons on her own.

But Johnston had no choice but to turn to professionals to help her face up to substance abuse when her penchant for alcohol caused a stomach ulcer...

Kristen Johnston: 'I Think Wrinkles Are Hot'

12/5/2011 3:35pm EST
Kristen Johnston
Actress Kristen Johnston had Botox injected in her forehead because an overdeveloped muscle constantly made her look "enraged".

The 3rd Rock from the Sun star had the procedure to correct the problem but insists she's now done with cosmetic surgery because she thinks it's sexy to age naturally.

She says, "I've had one shot. That's it. Because I actually have a muscle right here that overdevelops. I think wrinkles are hot.

"I think they are sexy, I mean, not like big, deep grooves. I love laugh lines. Anyway, I (only) got that done because it makes me look enraged."

Report: "Octomom" Nadya Suleman And Kristen Johnston Face Off In In-Flight Fight

7/10/2011 2:15pm EDT
Nadya Suleman, Kristen Johnston | Photo Credits: Beck Starr/Film
The friendly skies were not so friendly Friday night when "Octomom" Nadya Suleman was confronted by 3rd Rock From the Sun star Kristen Johnston, TMZ reports.

Suleman, 34, and Johnston, 43, were on a flight from New York City to Los Angeles that was delayed more than two hours. Suleman's children — who appeared on the Today show with her Friday — were...

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'Hawaii Five-O' Finds Its New Regular (Ish)

1/19/2011 10:09am EST
Larisa Oleynik
Remember awhile back when we reported that Hawaii Five-O was looking for a new regular? Well, they have her. Sort of.

TVLine.com is reporting the new kid on the block is Larisa Oleynik, probably best known to me and my fellow Nickeleodeon-raised twentysomethings as the title character on that network's The Secret World of Alex Mack. She's now turning thirty this year, and her roles since then have included 3rd Rock From The Sun and Mad Men.

According to TVLine, her role is that of "Jessica Kaye, an ex-CIA analyst and Harvard graduate with a degree in Political Science and a Masters in ...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks 'Inception' With Letterman

7/15/2010 10:10am EDT
Joseph Gordon-Levitt regaled David Letterman with quirky family stories on Wednesday night's "Late Show."

"My older brother never did the acting thing. He spins fire for a living," Gordon-Levitt said. "It's fire on a ball and chain, and he spins them around in cool patterns."

"If you feel a -- certain way," he added knowingly, "it looks cool. To your eyes." Letterman and the audience responded with laughs.

"He's one of the best in the world. Burning Dan," Gordon-Levitt said of his psychedelic brother.

The young actor appears alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in "Inception," a surreal s...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Considers Himself A Pothead

7/7/2010 12:44am EDT
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt likes to indulge in his love of marijuana once a month, confessing he will always be a "pothead" despite curbing his drug use during high school.

The "(500) Days of Summer" star, 29, admits he was a regular smoker in his youth but decided to ween himself off weed by limiting his pot intake and enhancing his rare drug highs.

He tells Details magazine, "When I was in high school, I loved smoking weed. I loved it. But I cut myself to once a month. That was my rule. And so as the first of the month came closer, my friends would be like, 'All right, what's the plan t...

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Was Depressed After '3rd Rock'

7/6/2010 6:00pm EDT
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Joseph Gordon-Levitt suffered from a bout of depression when he quit hit TV comedy 3rd Rock From The Sun - because he was convinced the decision would be detrimental to his acting career.

The 29 year old left the sitcom in 2001, after five years on the show, to focus on completing his studies, but he admits he soon regretted the move.

He tells Details magazine, "I was scared and depressed for a while. Not that I had any reason to f**king be depressed - I mean, I was going to college and everything. It was not like I was hungry. But absolutely, I was like, 'S**t, I don't know if anybody'...