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   Song Of The Day                                                Lindsay Lohan
                                                                  released from jail, goes to rehab
                                                                      LOS ANGELES: Lindsay Lohan has been released                 walk out the front entryway. That avoided a spectacle
                                                                  from jail, but she’s not exactly a free woman.                   similar to when Paris Hilton was released after serving a
                                                                      The actress was discharged at 1:35 a.m. Monday after         jail stint in 2007. Hilton smiled and slapped hands with
                                                                  serving 14 days of a 90-day sentence for violating her pro-      deputies who held back the assembled throng of pho-
                                                                  bation in a 2007 drug case, a sheriff’s spokesman said. She      tographers before meeting her parents at a waiting sport
                                                                  is now required to begin a three-month stint in rehab.           utility vehicle.
                                                                      A prosecutor has said that Lohan cannot be released               Lohan’s sentence has put several of her projects on
                                                                  early and will have to spend the entire time in treatment.       hold, including a starring role in as Linda Lovelace in a
                                                                      Lohan’s abbreviated stay was not unexpected, although        biopic on the porn star’s life. It will also prevent her from
                                                                  it was considerably longer than the 84 minutes she spent         promoting her role as a gun-toting nun in Robert Rodri-
                                                                  at the same facility in 2007. The judge said during Lohan’s      guez’s “Machete.”
                                                                  surrender on July 20 that she had no control over how long            Lohan pleaded guilty in August 2007 to two misde-
                                                                  the actress would be jailed, but did require her to serve her    meanor counts of being under the influence of cocaine; no
                                                                  time at a women’s jail operated by the Los Angeles County        contest to two counts of driving with a blood-alcohol level
                                                                  Sheriff’s Department.                                            above 0.08 percent and one count of reckless driving. She
                                                                      Lohan’s attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, did not im-          was sentenced to three years of probation.
                                                                  mediately return an e-mail message seeking comment.                   The plea came after a pair of high-profile arrests earlier
                                                                      A judge in Beverly Hills, Calif., had ordered Lohan to       that year.
Fahad AlSabah                                                     report to rehab within a day of her release from jail, but            The jail facility in Lynwood has hosted several starlets,
Staff Writer
                                                                  shortened that time last week after conferring with Lohan’s      including actress Michelle Rodriguez and Hilton. Lohan
                                                                  attorney and a prosecutor. Los Angeles sheriff’s spokesman       spent 84-minutes there in 2007 after being sentenced for
Song: I Could Say
Artist: Lily Allen                                                Steve Whitmore said Monday that the actress was required         her original case.
Album: It’s Not Me, It’s You                                      to report directly to rehab.                                          Rodriguez served 18 days of her 180-day sentence and
Genre: Pop                                                            Inmates such as Lohan, 24, who are serving time for          was released in January 2008. Hilton served 23 days in
In short: Once singing about LDN and how the image of her         nonviolent offenses typically have their stays reduced due       2007 after she was caught driving twice on a suspended
crying ex makes her smile, Lily Allen’s sophomore album,          to overcrowding and credits for good behavior.                   license while on probation for reckless driving.
It’s Not Me, It’s You, showcased a noticeable maturity in both        Media have been camped outside the jail since Lohan               At the time, inmates serving time for nonviolent of-
her voice and the content of her music. Produced completely       was booked July 20, catching shots of her mother and sister      fenses were serving about 10 percent of their sentences;          FILE -- A July 20, 2010 file photo shows Lindsay Lohan in a court
by greg Kurstin, there was no way for the album to not be         coming to visit. Holley has also frequently visited Lohan.       that figure has now increased to about 25 percent, Whit-          in Beverly Hills, Calif., where she was taken into custody to serve
exceptionally great. The beautifully profound “I Could Say”           She was released to a waiting vehicle and did not            more said. -AP                                                    a jail sentence for probation violation. (AP)
is a career highlight for Allen, and a definite must-listen.
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                                                                  New date for Monaco royal wedding Japan maestro Ozawa
Jury questioning                                                                                                                                                                                        readies comeback
                                                                                                                                                                                                        after cancer surgery
begins in Anna                                                                                                                                                                                              TOKYO: Acclaimed Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa

Nicole Smith case                                                                                                                                                                                       plans a comeback concert next month, declaring he has
                                                                                                                                                                                                        started his “second life” after surgery for esophagus cancer
                                                                                                                                                                                                        and seven months of treatment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            The 74-year-old Vienna State Opera musical director,
     LOS ANGELES: Jury questioning begins Monday in the                                                                                                                                                 who was diagnosed with the illness in January, held a prac-
drug conspiracy trial of Anna Nicole Smith’s doctors and her                                                                                                                                            tice session with young musicians in the central Japanese city
lawyer-boyfriend, with prospective jurors quizzed on every-                                                                                                                                             of Matsumoto on Sunday, his office said.
thing from their own medical histories to what they think                                                                                                                                                   “I feel like I’m dreaming because I can conduct again
about the charges.                                                                                                                                                                                      now,” he told a news conference in the town, where he is
     Superior Court Judge Robert Perry hopes to have a panel                                                                                                                                            scheduled to perform at the Saito Kinen Festival on Septem-
seated in two days. Opening statements are scheduled for                                                                                                                                                ber 5, his first concert in over half a year.
Wednesday.                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ozawa said he was wearing a new concert suit because
     The judge said questionnaires filled out by prospective                                                                                                                                            he had lost 15 kilograms (33 pounds) due to his illness.
jurors show most of them know something about the model’s                                                                                                                                                   “My real physical strength has yet to come back,” he
life and death.                                                                                                                                                                                         said. “I’m skinny, and I can’t eat much. But my second life
     “I was a little disappointed with the responses to the                                                                                                                                             has started, and today is the first day.”
question, ‘What have you learned about the case?’” he said.                                                                                                                                                 Ozawa has had a long career spanning the globe, spend-
“The answers were, ‘Only what I saw on TV.’”                                                                                                                                                            ing nearly three decades at the Boston Symphony Orchestra
     Perry indicated more needs to be known before a jury is                                                                                                                                            before moving to Vienna in 2002.
selected for the trial of Dr. Sandeep Kapoor, Dr. Khristine                                                                                                                                                 The maestro has suffered ailing health, also undergoing
eroshevich and Howard K. Stern.                                                                                                                                                                         emergency surgery for a hernia last year.
     The defendants have pleaded not guilty to conspiring                                                                                                                                                   Ozawa cancelled a string of european appearances for
                                                                  Prince Albert II of Monaco and his fiance Charlene Wittstock, dance during the “Red Cross Gala”, Friday, July 30,
to illegally provide the former Playboy model with massive                                                                                                                                              December this year, but said a concert at Carnegie Hall in
                                                                  2010, in Monaco. (AP)
amounts of opiates and sedatives. They are not charged in                                                                                                                                               New York will go ahead as planned on December 14.
Smith’s 2007 overdose death in Florida.                                                                                                                                                                     For now, though, Ozawa said he will pace himself, telling
     Perry said he won’t allow testimony about the cause of           MONACO: Olympic rings will trump wedding rings                    “The couple wanted to have the Olympic family around            media: “I’ll do my job at my own pace, as I will turn 75 in
Smith’s death because it is not part of the charges.              next July when Prince Albert II of Monaco will bring for-        them,” a statement from the princely household in Monaco             September.” -AFP
     “Most of the jurors have heard there was an overdose in      ward his nuptials to accommodate the International Olym-         explained.
Ms. Smith’s case,” he said. “Another case I’m aware of where      pic Committee, his palace said Monday.                                “The prince also wanted the princess’ first foreign trip
a celebrity died, a doctor is charged with involuntary man-           In June, Prince Albert announced plans to marry South        to be to her homeland, South Africa.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                     Alicia Keys weds
slaughter in the death. You don’t have that here. “               African swimming champ Charlene Wittstock on July 8                   Charlene and Albert -- the son of the late Hollywood
     The reference was to the case of Dr. Conrad Murray,          next year, a date which, it now turns out, would clash with      star grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III -- will therefore wed
charged in the death of Michael Jackson.                          the IOC’s July 5 to 9 meeting in Durban.                         at a civil ceremony at the palace on July 2 and at a religious
     Perry said it was clear the prosecutor would like to try         Albert, himself a former Olympic bobsleigh racer, has        ceremony on the next day.
the three defendants on a similar theory but there is no juris-
diction for that in Los Angeles.
     “I don’t know why it wasn’t tried in Florida,” the judge
                                                                  been a member of the world’s top sporting federation since
                                                                  1985 and has decided to get married a week early on July
                                                                  2, 2011 so as not to miss the meeting.
                                                                                                                                        Perhaps the Olympic postponement was to be expect-
                                                                                                                                   ed, as Albert and Charlene’s relationship has thus far been
                                                                                                                                   dominated by the sporting calendar.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     producer Swizz Beatz
said.                                                                 But his 32-year-old bride need not worry that the play-           The 52-year-old prince met his love when she compet-
     The case took a new twist Friday when Deputy District        boy prince has his priorities mixed up -- the palace said Al-    ed at a swimming meeting he was hosting in Monaco in
Attorney Renee Rose made the surprise announcement that           bert plans to make the best of the clash of dates by turning     2000, and they made their first public appearance together             NEW YORK: Call her Mrs. Beatz. Alicia Keys has married pro-
she will allege that Smith was a coconspirator in the actions     the Durban jaunt into an African honeymoon.                      at the Turin Winter Olympics of 2006. -AP                         ducer Swizz Beatz (Swiss Beats), with whom she is expecting her
that brought the defendants to trial after Smith’s death. It                                                                                                                                         first child.
was unclear how the claim could affect the case.                                                                                                                                                          A representative for Keys on Sunday confirmed the wedding.
     The judge said he found the new turn of events “remark-                                                                                                                                              The grammy winner and Beatz - whose real name is Kaseem

                                                                  Tony Robbins: Helping
able.”                                                                                                                                                                                               (KAH-seem) Dean - announced in May that they were engaged. They

                                                                                                                                                     Fox could
     Rose also said she would claim Stern’s sister, Bonnie                                                                                                                                           were wed Saturday at a private ceremony. Deepak Chopra conduct-
Stern, was another uncharged coconspirator, helping to ar-                                                                                                                                           ed the ceremony.

                                                                  people to a ‘Breakthrough’
range deliveries of drugs to Smith in the Bahamas. A phone                                                                                                                                                It is the 29-year-old singer’s first marriage. Thirty-one-year-old

                                                                                                                                                     end American
listing for Bonnie Stern could not be found.                                                                                                                                                         Beatz has been married before and has two sons.
     The judge barred several items from evidence, including                                                                                                                                              Their baby is due later this year. -AP
a famous video of Smith in clown makeup, which prosecutors

                                                                                                                                                     Idol guessing
said showed she was drugged. Perry also said the 2006 drug
overdose death of Smith’s son, Daniel Smith, is irrelevant             NEW YORK: The first thing to know about Tony Robbins’ new NBC
and would not be explored. -AP                                    series is that, in his opinion, it isn’t a series.

                                                                       Instead, he sees “Breakthrough With Tony Robbins” as six weekly
                                                                  specials (the second airing Tuesday at 8 p.m. eDT). After that he’s done,
                                                                  at least for the foreseeable future.
                                                                       “I couldn’t possibly, with the schedule I have, go do a series,” says
                                                                  the high-rev inspirational speaker who fills arenas around the world and
                                                                  sells books and tapes by the millions.                                                 BEVERLY HILLS, California:
                                                                       Now his TV series, er, specials are just another part of his outreach -       Here come the new judges on “Ameri-
                                                                  short-term but, he hopes, with lasting impact.                                     can Idol,” maybe.
                                                                       “I did what I wanted to accomplish,” says Robbins, an imposing                    With Simon Cowell and ellen
                                                                  6-foot-7, as he stretches his legs seemingly into the next county from the         Degeneres out of Fox’s hit singing
                                                                  chair in which he’s seated for a recent interview. “I told some really in-         contest, the network could announce
                                                                  teresting stories of how people can turn themselves around in situations           their replacements Monday to the
                                                                  that seemed impossible.” And can do it, in each case, in just 30 days.             Television Critics Association. The
                                                                       On last week’s premiere of “Breakthrough,” Robbins helped spark               network is presenting its 2010-2011
                                                                  Frank and Kristen, whose joyous wedding reception a few years ago had              shows to the association’s summer
                                                                  ended with the grimmest of tragedies: Frank leaped into the swimming               meeting in Beverly Hills.
                                                                  pool and broke his neck, which left him paralyzed.                                     Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler
                                                                       A plunge into skydiving by each partner, then Frank’s initiation              were the reported front-runners for
                                                                  into murderball (a sort of wheelchair rugby), helped turned them both              the vacancies.
                                                                  around. They were obliged to recognize new options for their lives. Rob-               Meanwhile, the fate of judge Kara
                                                                  bins calls it “rewriting their story.”                                             Dioguardi remained uncertain. If
                                                                       On this week’s show, a less dramatic but all-too-relatable crisis af-         she’s out and the two newcomers join
                                                                  flicts Ron and Marie, a middle-class couple with three kids who are fac-           Randy Jackson, the show would be
                                                                  ing joblessness, near-bankruptcy and a marriage fracturing under the               back to its original three-judge panel.
                                                                  stress.                                                                            Auditions for the new season that
                                                                       One of Robbins’ techniques: Deposit the couple on skid row and                starts in January are in progress.
                                                                  let them rub elbows with people whose plight is even worse than their                  The revamp comes after a sea-               FILE- In this March 15, 2010 file photo provided by StarPix, re-
FILE - Anna Nicole Smith, leaves the U.S. Supreme                 own.                                                                               son in which ratings dipped, but not            cording artist Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz attend Niche Media’s
Court, in this Feb. 28, 2006, file photo taken in Wash-                After that, with Tony’s help, Ron lands a job where every day he’s            enough to knock “American Idol”                 annual Gotham gala in New York. Keys has married, Saturday,
ington. (AP)                                                      tested by a boss from hell. Can he hang on, prove himself and score a              from the No. 1 spot. -AP                        July 31, 2010, producer Swizz Beatz with whom she is expecting
                                                                  lucrative promotion? -AP                                                                                                           her first child. (AP)

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