Lauryn Hill is getting locked up…Match.com ignites Martha Stewart’s dating life… and autopsy photos reveal some of Michael Jackson’s secrets. Kellie Rasberry has got the scoop in today’s Showbiz Top 5!
If only Lauryn Hill was a nice person, maybe I’d feel sorry for her. But I don’t! She’s been sentenced to three months in federal prison for failure to pay taxes on more than $2 million between 2005 and 2007. What’s up with that?? Wesley Snipes got sentenced to three YEARS! And I kinda like him. Or at least I liked his movies..Anyway, Lauryn has until July 8 to enjoy her freedom. Then after three months behind bars, she’ll then have three months of home confinement followed by a year of supervised probation. On top of that, Lauryn still has to pay the taxes she owes, plus penalties and a $60K fine. top five.
So how’s Martha Stewart doing on Match.com? She says her dating profile has had more than 20K views so far and that she’s going to meet two different gentleman for coffee dates. A source says she’s really going through these guys who’ve contacted her, checking out their profiles personally. The source told Page Six that she’s baffled, though, by how many requests she’s getting from younger men, asking, “Do they want money?”
Tom Cruise is going back to the well. He’ll play Ethan Hunt at least one more time in “Mission: Impossible 5.” But how could he not?? The fourth movie in this franchise was Tom’s biggest worldwide hit ever, earning $694 million in ticket sales. The fifth movie doesn’t have an official title or a director or release date. In other movie news, Steven Spielberg is turning the life of Chris Kyle into a movie. Chris was a Navy SEAL who was known as the most lethal sniper in US military history. In February, Chris was killed by a fellow war veteran dealing with PTSD. Bradley Cooper will play the role of Chris.
Michael Jackson’s family is suing concert promoter AEG Live, asking that they be held civilly responsible for the criminal acts of Dr. Conrad Murray. Because of that, some of Michael’s more embarrassing secrets could be revealed in court. For instance, yesterday the jury saw an autopsy photo that showed Michael’s body covered in punctures, scars, discolored patches of skin and tattoos. The deputy medical examiner pointed out how Michael’s lips were tattooed pink and that his eyebrows and scalp had been tattooed in black ink. There were also 3/4″ scars behind both of Michael’s ears, indicating at least one face-lift.
Anna Wintour banned Kim Kardashian from the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute Gala last year, but she was bound and determined to get on the guest list this year! On Sunday night, she and baby daddy Kanye West were seen going into Anna’s apartment for dinner. She wore Prada to impress, hoping to prove, maybe, that she wouldn’t be a disappointment on the red carpet? And with Kanye being buddies with designer Riccardo Tisci, who would also be dressing Kim for the event, how could Anna say no? Maybe now Kim wishes she had because she is being slammed for the couch with built-in gloves she ended up wearing.