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The 10 Oldest New Dads in Hollywood

Steve Martin joins their ranks

(Newser) - Startled when Steve Martin became a first-time father at 67 ? Well, check out these nine other Hollywood dads who are also a bit older than you might expect, rounded up by Celebuzz :
  • Gary Busey: Had his second son at age 65.
  • Warren Beatty: He and wife Annette Bening had

Cameron Douglas Fails Drug Test, Sent to Solitary

Latest in long line of prison struggles for Michael Douglas' son

(Newser) - The troubles continue for Michael Douglas' son Cameron: He's currently serving a 10-year prison sentence for drug dealing, yet even while on the inside he was busted for doing drugs. He failed a urinalysis earlier this month and was sent to solitary confinement, a source tells the New York ...

Son of Michael Douglas Badly Hurt in Prison

Mobster puts bounty on Cameron for being a 'rat'

(Newser) - Michael Douglas' drug-dealing son suffered a nasty injury that looks like the result of "prison justice," the New York Post reports. Cameron Douglas, 34, showed up at the sick bay of his Pennsylvania prison with a broken finger and a broken femur—but a femur "is hard...

12 Most Unbelievable Hollywood Splits

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are just the latest

(Newser) - If your jaw hit the floor when you read that Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman are separating after 30 years of marriage, you weren't alone. Celebuzz rounds up 11 more celebrity splits that were equally jaw-dropping:
  • Mel Gibson and wife Robyn were married 31 years, and rumor has it

'Gordon Gekko' Working for FBI

Michael Douglas tapes public service ad on Wall Street evils

(Newser) - The "greed is good" money man who everyone loved to hate in the movie Wall Street has turned a new leaf. He's now working for the FBI, reports MSNBC . "Gordon Gekko," aka Michael Douglas, is doing a public service announcement for the FBI cautioning consumers to...

Judge Nearly Doubles Douglas Sentence

Actor's son gets extra 54 months for smuggling drugs in jail

(Newser) - Telling Cameron Douglas he was the most reckless defendant he'd ever had in his courtroom, a federal judge has nearly doubled his five-year prison term. Michael Douglas' 32-year-old son confessed to having heroin and pills smuggled into the prison where he was serving time for drug dealing . Judge Richard...

Michael Douglas' Son Admits Smuggling Drugs in Jail

Cameron Douglas says he's had drugs behind bars for months

(Newser) - Cameron Douglas has pleaded guilty to smuggling drugs into jail in the middle of a sentence for heroin possession and meth trafficking. "God knows I'm sorry about this situation," Michael Douglas' 32-year-old son said in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday. Douglas was taken from prison and is being...

Damon, Douglas Will Play Lovers in Liberace Biopic

Steven Soderbergh will direct movie for HBO

(Newser) - Michael Douglas will play Liberace in an upcoming biopic for HBO, reports USA Today . Matt Damon will play his young lover, Scott Thorson, and the film will track their relationship during an era when it would have been career suicide for the entertainer to come out as gay, notes the...

Catherine Zeta-Jones: I'm Bipolar

 I'm Bipolar 
fresh from clinic

Catherine Zeta-Jones: I'm Bipolar

Michael Douglas' cancer battle, court fight added stress this year

(Newser) - Catherine Zeta-Jones has revealed she has undergone treatment in a mental health clinic for her bipolar illness. "After dealing with the stress of the past year, Catherine made the decision to check in to a mental health facility for a brief stay to treat her Bipolar II disorder,"...

Michael Douglas: I've Got Cancer Beat

Tumor is gone, actor says

(Newser) - An upbeat Michael Douglas says the tumor in his throat is gone and he has beaten late-stage cancer. "The odds are, with the tumor gone and what I know about this particular type of cancer, I've got it beat," the actor told the Today Show's Matt Lauer in...

'Thin' Michael Douglas Trying to Gain Weight After Chemo

Weight reportedly dropped to 139 pounds

(Newser) - Michael Douglas has dropped a lot of weight during his chemo treatment for throat cancer —he reportedly went from 175 pounds to 139—but a friend tells Radar that he's now on a determined eating campaign to gain it back. The accompanying story has a photo of Douglas on...

Gekko's Still Got Juice in Money Never Sleeps

 Gekko's Still Got Juice 
 in Money Never Sleeps  

Gekko's Still Got Juice in Money Never Sleeps

Michael Douglas is Wall Street sequel's best (toxic) asset

(Newser) - "Greed is good," Gordon Gekko famously said in Oliver Stone's 1987 Wall Street, but maybe not in film directors. Critics say Stone crams too many story lines and sermons into the sequel, Money Never Sleeps, though Michael Douglas is still deliciously slimy as the ex-con stock trader.
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Douglas Walks Red Carpet
 Douglas Walks Red Carpet 
'wall street' premiere

Douglas Walks Red Carpet

While fighting cancer, actor attends 'Wall Street 2' premiere

(Newser) - Michael Douglas didn’t let cancer stop him from attending the premiere of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps . Douglas walked the red carpet at last night’s New York City premiere, the AP reports. Co-star Shia LaBeouf calls Douglas a “wolf,” and director Oliver Stone says that...

Zeta-Jones 'Furious' at Missed Cancer Diagnosis

'We knew something was up'

(Newser) - As her husband embarks on the fight of his life against Stage 4 throat cancer, Catherine Zeta-Jones is still livid doctors didn't discover the illness earlier. Michael Douglas went to doctors early in the summer complaining of a persistent sore throat. They put him through a battery of tests, but...

Michael Douglas on Stage 4 Cancer: 80% Chance

It's 'intense,' says optimistic actor

(Newser) - Though he's undergoing chemo, Michael Douglas still managed to appear on the David Letterman Show last night, where he talked quite openly about his throat cancer, which the former smoker said is "caused by alcohol and drinking.” When Letterman asked why the actor didn't sound like he had...

Michael Douglas Has Throat Tumor

Star, doctors 'very optimistic' about cancer fight

(Newser) - Michael Douglas has a cancerous tumor in his throat and will undergo eight weeks of radiation chemotherapy. Doctors believe the Wall Street star will make a full recovery, his rep tells People . "I am very optimistic,” Douglas, 65, said in a statement.

10 Priciest Divorces Ever
 10 Priciest Divorces Ever 
no. 1: $1.7 billion

10 Priciest Divorces Ever

Think Tiger's paying a lot? He's still not tops

(Newser) - Tiger Woods’ reported $750 million divorce payout is big, but not big enough to top the Daily Beast's list of the 10 costliest divorces (it comes in second—a distant second):
  • Michael and Diandra Douglas: She walked away with half his fortune—$45 million—and could still get more. She’

Denzel Washington Wins 1st Tony Award
 Denzel Washington 
 Wins 1st Tony Award  

Denzel Washington Wins 1st Tony Award

Scarlett Johansson, VIola Davis, Catherine Zeta-Jones Prevail

(Newser) - Denzel Washington won his first Tony Award tonight for his performance in August Wilson's Fences, and Scarlett Johansson and Catherine Zeta-Jones joined the Hollywood-to-Tony parade by picking up statuettes of their own. Best play Red and best musical Memphis also enjoyed big nights, the AP reports .

Douglas: Cameron Was 'Trying to Kill Himself'

I'm a much better parent now, Michael says

(Newser) - In his first interview since son Cameron was sentenced to five years in prison, Michael Douglas calls the sentence “adequate” and takes responsibility for his “absentee” role in Cameron’s childhood. “Look, my son was a drug dealer and he’s been trying to kill himself for...

Michael Douglas' Son Sentenced to 5 Years

Cameron Douglas faced up to 10 years on drug charges

(Newser) - A New York judge has sentenced actor Michael Douglas' son to five years in prison on drug charges, calling it his "last chance to make it." Federal Judge Richard Berman announced the sentence today after hearing Cameron Douglas apologize and admit that he had squandered a lot of...

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