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   Song Of The Day                                                ‘Scared’ Lindsay Lohan plans to appeal jail term
                                                                      LOS ANGELES: Lindsay Lohan is                                                                                                                         was streamed live on celebrity news site
                                                                  “scared to death” about going to jail, and is                                                                                                             TMZ.com. TV industry paper Broadcasting
                                                                  planning to appeal her 90-day sentence with                                                                                                               & Cable said that 2.3 million people watched
                                                                  a new lawyer, her mother Dina Lohan said                                                                                                                  Tuesday’s hearing on TMZ.com - a bigger au-
                                                                  in an interview.                                                                                                                                          dience than some TV shows command.
                                                                      “She’s a fighter, and until the final result                                                                                                              “It’s very difficult, we’re not sleeping
                                                                  - we’re not giving up,” Dina Lohan told ce-                                                                                                               well, we’re not functioning. We cry a lot
                                                                  lebrity news television show Entertainment                                                                                                                and we hug a lot. She’s petrified, we all are.
                                                                  Tonight in an interview to be broadcast on                                                                                                                We’re angry. We’re disappointed in the sys-
                                                                  Friday.                                                                                                                                                   tem,” Dina Lohan said. “Lindsay’s scared to
                                                                      “I think it’s time we get another attorney                                                                                                            death.”
                                                                  just to see it from another light and do dam-                                                                                                                 Asked if her daughter could survive jail,
                                                                  age control,” she added, saying her daughter                                                                                                              she said; “You know, she’s strong, but until
                                                                  hoped to file an appeal.                                                                                                                                  someone faces something as devastating as
                                                                      The Mean Girls actress is due to start her                                                                                                            that ... we’re going to have to see ... God will-
                                                                  three-month jail term on July 20. She was                                                                                                                 ing it won’t happen.”
                                                                  ordered to jail by a Beverly Hills judge who                                                                                                                  Dina Lohan said she and Lindsay were
                                                                  ruled on Tuesday that Lohan, 24, had vio-                                                                                                                 spending hours researching case law.
                                                                  lated her probation for a 2007 drunk driving                                                                                                                  Lindsay Lohan sent out a stream of mes-
                                                                  and cocaine possession case because she had                                                                                                               sages on her Twitter account earlier this week
                                                                  failed to attend weekly alcohol education                                                                                                                 citing articles in the United Nations Human
Fahad AlSabah                                                     classes imposed by the court.                                                                                                                             Rights declaration regarding torture, cruel,
Staff Writer                                                          Lohan’s lawyer abruptly quit on Thurs-                                                                                                                inhuman and degrading punishments. Lohan
                                                                  day, hours after issuing a statement calling                                                                                                              rose to fame as a child actress in “The Parent
Song: King of Anything                                            the sentence “harsh and unfair” but stating          FILE - Lindsay Lohan is seen during the first court hearing. Lohan is ‘scared to death’              Trap” and later movies like “Freaky Friday”
Artist: Sara Bareilles                                            that Lohan was prepared to serve her jail            about going to jail, and is planning to appeal her 90-day sentence with a new lawyer                 established her as one of Hollywood’s most
Album: King of Anything - Single                                  time and comply with the court’s orders.”                                                                                                                 promising young actresses.
Genre: Pop/Folk                                                       Lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley did not                  “I feel like Shawn, Lindsay’s attorney,         ten witnesses. We didn’t get a shot. We didn’t       But her career has spiraled downward
In short: Sara Bareilles burst into stardom after the sensa-      give a reason for leaving, but Dina Lohan            should have stood up (in court on Tuesday)          get a shot at fairness,” Dina Lohan said.        since 2007, when she made three trips to
tional 2007 hit “Love Song”, and it looks like she’s set to       suggested Lohan’s team was unhappy with              and said, ‘Listen, I didn’t know you were go-           Lohan was stunned by the sentence,           rehab and spent 84 minutes in jail on the
repeat the feat with “King of Anything”, the lead single from     Holley’s handling of the case.                       ing to have witnesses.’ We would have had           breaking into sobs in court in a hearing that    drunk driving offense. -Reuters
her upcoming sophomore album, Kaleidoscope Heart.



                                                                  As India cracks down,         Martin
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                                                                  Maoists star in books, movies Lawrence ties the knot
Carrie Underwood                                                        MUMBAI: They have been called India’s                   Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy has


marries hockey
                                                                  biggest enemy, but Maoist rebels are also the            been accused of romanticising the rebels and
                                                                  unlikely subjects of a recent rash of movies and         their cause for her impassioned 32-page essay
                                                                  books that some say are romanticizing the rebels         earlier this year, which has sparked heated de-
                                                                  and their cause.                                         bate.

player Mike Fisher                                                      The four-decade-old Maoist insurgency and
                                                                  its effect on the common man are the focus of
                                                                  a new Bollywood film Red Alert, which tells the
                                                                                                                                Recent books including Satnam’s Jangal-
                                                                                                                           nama: Travels in a Maoist Guerrilla Zone and
                                                                                                                           Sudeep Chakravarti’s Red Sun: Travels in a Nax-
                                                                  story of a poor laborer who gets caught in the           alite Country have been termed empathetic.
                                                                  fight between the rebels and law-enforcement                  “We have to remember the Maoist move-
                                                                  agencies.                                                ment started off among intellectuals and the ed-
                                                                        The laborer, played by popular actor Suniel        ucated middle class,” said Mahadevan, referring
                                                                  Shetty, joins the rebels first as a cook and then        to the initial support in West Bengal state.
                                                                  receives weapons training before he gets disillu-             “We shouldn’t be surprised that there is
                                                                  sioned and finds leaving them is not easy.               some amount of intellectual support (now),”
                                                                        The film, which releases in India on Friday,       he said. Red Alert is not the first film to shine a
                                                                  features well-known actors Naseeruddin Shah,             spotlight on the insurgency, which has won sup-
                                                                  Sameera Reddy and Gulshan Grover and is                  port among millions of tribal and lower caste
                                                                  based, the promotions say, on a real life story,         people who claim neglect and exploitation by
                                                                  “culled straight from today’s torrid headlines.”         the state and big corporations in some of the
                                                                        “Every line is something that has actually         most mineral-rich land.
                                                                  been said by those involved with the struggle,                Sudhir Mishra’s award-winning Hazaaron
                                                                  whether it is police officers, villagers or Maoists      Khwaishein Aisi (A Thousand Desires) and
                                                                  themselves,” director Ananth Mahadevan said.             Govind Nihalani’s Hazaar Chaurasi ki Maa
                                                                        The film does not take a stand, Mahadevan          (Mother of No. 1,084) are also Maoist tales.
                                                                  said, it only highlights the conflict facing the              It is natural the Maoist movement is find-
                                                                  poor who have few choices.                               ing space in the popular media now, said Anjali
                                                                        “My film is neither for the cause nor against      Monteiro, a professor at the Centre for Media
                                                                  it. I am merely reporting facts as they are. This is     and Cultural Studies in Mumbai, given the in-
                                                                  not a black and white situation, and as even the         creased offensive by the government that activ-
                                                                  home minister has admitted, this is a develop-           ists and human rights groups have criticized as
                                                                  mental problem, and my film reflects that,” he           being excessive.
                                                                  said.                                                         “It is affecting large sections of people and
                                                                        The Maoist movement, which Indian Prime            is in the news everyday. In fact, one would’ve
                                                                  Minister Manmohan Singh has described as In-             actually expected to see more.”                           FILE - Shamicka Gibbs (left) and Martin Lawrence tied the knot on Saturday.
                                                                  dia’s biggest security threat, is active in a third of        “Some of these portrayals tend to be sim-
                                                                  the country, largely in poor, rural areas.               plistic - the poor underdogs taking on the                  LOS ANGELES: Martin Lawrence and his longtime girlfriend, Shamicka Gibbs,
                                                                        Thousands have been killed in the move-            mighty state or the evil corporation. But it is still   were married in an intimate wedding on Saturday at the actor’s home in Beverly Hills,
                                                                  ment, which began as a peasant revolt in eastern         important for these narratives to enter the pub-        a People’s reporter confirmed.
                                                                  India in 1967. The rebels say they are fighting for      lic discourse through popular media,” she said.             Lawrence, 45, and Gibbs, 35, exchanged Christian vows in the backyard in front of
                                                                  the rights of the poor and the disenfranchised.          -Reuters                                                120 guests, including Eddie Murphy and Denzel Washington. Their daughters Lyana, 9,
                                                                                                                                                                                   and Ameria, 7, and Lawrence’s daughter Jasmine, 14, from a previous marriage were
                                                                                                                                                                                   flower girls.
                                                                                                                                                                                       After the ceremony, the newlyweds joined their guests under a tent for a reception.

                                                                      John Krasinski Marries Emily Blunt
                                                                                                                                                                                   For the family-style celebration, event designer Diann Valentine arranged for two long
                                                                                                                                                                                   tables in the shape of an “X” for all the guests to sit together.
                                                                                                                                                                                       The four-course sit-down dinner, catered by Tres LA, included salad, crab cakes and
                                                                                                                                                                                   salmon, Lawrence’s favorite dish. The four-tiered wedding cake was by Rosebud Cakes
                                                                          LOS ANGELES: The actors who play Pam and Jim on The Office are now married in real life                  in Beverly Hills.
                                                                      - just not to each other. A week after Jenna Fischer tied the knot, her on-screen husband John                   “They wanted an intimate celebration,” says a source. “This wedding was all about
FILE - Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher arrives at the                Krasinski wed actress Emily Blunt on Saturday in a private ceremony, their reps told People.                 family.
Grammy Awards in this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo taken in               Krasinski, 30, and Blunt, 27, began dating in 2008 and were engaged in August 2009.                              Lawrence was last seen in this year’s comedy Death at a Funeral. He recently
Los Angeles. (AP)                                                                                                                                                                  wrapped Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son.

    ATLANTA: Grammy-winning country singer Carrie Un-
derwood has married NHL player Mike Fisher at a resort in
Georgia. “Yes, Mike and Carrie are married,” Underwood’s
publicist Jessie Schmidt said in an e-mail to The Associated
Press early Sunday. The wedding took place Saturday at the        Samantha Ronson                                                                                  Usher to sing in Chinese in China debut
                                                                  defends Lindsay Lohan
Reynolds Plantation resort in Greensboro, Ga. Underwood,
27, rose to fame after winning the fourth season of “Ameri-
can Idol.” Fisher, 30, is a forward for the Ottawa Senators.
No details on where Underwood and Fisher will spend their


                                                                  against Joan Rivers
honeymoon have been released. -AP




                                                                      LOS ANGELES: Lindsay Lohan’s ex,             People.

Tori Spelling:                                                    Samantha Ronson, has kept quiet on her
                                                                  former girlfriend’s looming jail sentence
                                                                  - until Joan Rivers got involved, reported
                                                                                                                       On Friday, the sharp-tongued Rivers
                                                                                                                   took to her Twitter to slam Lohan in a se-
                                                                                                                   ries of scathing Tweets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           American
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           R&B and pop
Dean McDermott’s                                                                                                       ”Lindsay Lohan is so dumb. Her idea
                                                                                                                   of being sworn in is cursing at the judge,”
                                                                                                                   wrote Rivers, in reference to the star’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           singer Usher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Raymond,

accident hard on kids
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           waves upon
                                                                                                                   four-letter-word manicure.                                                                                                              his arrival
                                                                                                                       She also slammed Lohan’s well-doc-                                                                                                  for a media
                                                                                                                   umented partying - “I was just reading                                                                                                  conference in
    LOS ANGELES: Tori Spelling says husband Dean Mc-                                                               about the new Lindsay Lohan diet, which                                                                                                 Beijing, China,
Dermott isn’t the only one recovering from his motorcycle                                                          is all liquid. 80 proof” - and referenced                                                                                               Saturday, July
accident, reported people’s.                                                                                       the judge who delivered her 90-day sen-                                                                                                 10, 2010. (AP)
    Since McDermott, 43, has been home from the hospital,                                                          tence. “Lindsay Lohan had ‘F-ck you’
children Liam, 3, and Stella, 2, are having to adjust to seeing                                                    painted on her nails. What people don’t             BEIJING: Usher will sing in Chinese, briefly,    China because he knows there’s an audience for
their injured father, who is healing from a punctured lung.                                                        know is that the judge had ‘Eat me you          during his China debut concert Sunday in Bei-        him. He arrived in Beijing from Manila.
    “It’s hard,” Spelling, 37, told People at Dairy Queen’s                                                        party skank,’ painted on hers.”                 jing.                                                    He said he found while audiences in the Unit-
Turn Blizzards Into Smiles event Friday in Los Angeles. “It’s                                                          Several hours later, Ronson got in on           Usher will sing one of Asian pop sensation       ed States sing along as loud as they can, a crowd
hard because Liam’s a daddy’s boy, so he wants Dean to pick                                                        the Tweeting to defend Lohan.                   Wang Lihong’s songs in Chinese, Wang told a          in Asia can be more quiet out of respect for the
him up and we have to explain that daddy’s sick, that he’s                                                             “Hey Joan Rivers,” she wrote. “You          joint press conference Saturday night, and the       singer.
hurt, so he can’t get up.”                                                                                         have collagen older than Lindsay, pick on       two will also sing Usher’s No. 1 “OMG.”                  Usher’s is the first big foreign concert tour to
    Spelling also says there’s no way to predict how long be-                                                      someone your own age, oh wait I guess               “I wanted to make a great impression, so I       perform in China this year.
fore her husband is back to normal until he begins rehab.                                                          people that old can’t hear.”                    wanted to do something very special,” Usher              Next month, he is releasing eight new songs
“[Dean] gets up for a short walk every day, but it’s hard for                                                          Early Saturday morning, Lohan re-           said. “After hearing (Wang’s) music, I wanted to     on a new disc, “Versus.” The songs will also be re-
him.”                                                                                                              Tweeted the message and wrote to her ex,        collaborate with him.”                               leased on a special deluxe version of “Raymond
                                                                                                                   “thank you.;)”                                      The American recording artist said he came to    V. Raymond,” which was released in March. -AP

								
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