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Finally Some Good News For Tom Cruise

Posted 03.19.2013 | Celebrity

Finally, some good news for Tom Cruise. A Los Angeles judge has dismissed a $5 million wiretapping lawsuit against Cruise and his longtime attorne...

Tom Cruise Vs. Dr. Drew: Doc Suggests Scientology A Result Of Neglect

NY Post | Page Six | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In next month's Playboy, Dr. Drew Pinsky, host of VH1's "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew," says: "A lot of people in the public eye who behave strangely...

Pellicano Trial: Greenberg, Glusker and Brad Grey's Work

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

After Mr. Cestero got to Greenberg Glusker he recalled that Fields, who represented Brad Grey in the Bo Zenga litigation, hired Pellicano.

Pellicano Trial: Pellicano To Testify And A Reminder That Many Wiretappers Were Never Charged

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

The day started off with a not-so-surprising announcement. While the other defense attorneys struggled to keep on their game faces, Mr. Pellicano announced his intention to testify in his own defense.

Pellicano Trial: Bert Fields Will Not Testify

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

The jury will not get to hear any testimony from Mr. Fields on anything related to Mr. Pellicano's alleged wiretapping on behalf of many of Mr. Fields' clients.

Pellicano Trial: Waiting for Bert and Stan Ornellas Testifies

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

The jury is off tomorrow and the court will be dealing with jury instructions. And then on Friday, Mr. Ornellas will re-take the stand and Mr. Hummel is expected to call Bert Fields.

Pellicano Trial: The Little Man Pays and Bert Fields is Next

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Mr. Saunders showed exhibit after exhibit of runs Mr. Arneson had made for Mr. Pellicano involving Anita Busch, Bernard Weinraub, Jude Green, Keith Carradine and just about everyone else.

Pellicano Trial: Attempt at a Mistrial and the Bert Fields Wait Goes On

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Bert Fields is sitting across the room with his attorney, Brian Sun, as well as a pack of other attorneys who are simultaneously laughing at all of Bert's jokes.

Pellicano Trial: Judge Denies Mistrial

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

So, the Judge wasn't buying it... She said that she was willing to give a curative instruction to the jury about this whole matter, but that there would be no mistrial.

Pellicano Trial: Arneson Did Work For Many Famous Clients

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Mr. Arneson checked the security on some homes of Pellicano's famous clients- including Nicholas Cage... In very juicy testimony, Arneson testified about how Pellicano assisted investigating prostitution rings.

Pellicano Trial: Taxpayer Money Working for Pellicano and Looking Forward to Bert Fields

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

"You were paid to investigate crimes and your salary was paid by the people of Los Angeles," pointed out Mr. Saunders. But instead, Saunders added, you were busy spending hours looking up people for Mr. Pellicano.

Pellicano Trial Exclusive Audio: Hear Ken Starr's Call

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

This is the exclusive audio of a phone call between Anthony Pellicano and Ken Starr. Ken Starr (no relation to the former special prosecutor) was Sly Stallone's former business manager.

Pellicano Trial: Anthony Unleashes the Beast and Sylvester Stallone Testimony

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Mr. Nagler, concerned that Mr. Pellicano might have wiretapped Sly, had all the phones in the Stallone house swept. But as all good Pellicano watchers know, he didn't wiretap phones in the house.

Pellicano Trial: The Government Rests

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

At the end of the conversation, Pellicano again implored Arneson to get him as much information as he could about the woman, saying, "Pretty please with sugar on top." And with that, the government rested.

Pellicano Trial: Hear Exclusive Audio Of Michael Ovitz Phone The P.I.

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Below is exclusive audio tape from an April 2002 phone call of superagent Michael Ovitz -- once considered "the most powerful man in Hollywood" -- asking Anthony Pellicano for a secret meeting.

Flashback: Power Lawyer Bert Fields Talks About Anthony Pellicano

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

When I interviewed Bert Fields three years ago for a piece in the New York Times, I asked him about Pellicano and why the feds were investigating him.

Pellicano Trial: Betrayed Lovers, A Bitter Hedge Funder, More Bert Fields and Murder For Hire

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Ms. Carradine testified that she didn't originally ask Mr. Pellicano to wiretap her ex Keith, but rather she wanted him to investigate whether he was really as broke as he'd claimed during their divorce proceedings.

Pellicano Trial: Murder Threats, Misery and Inbred Marital Affairs

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

At the end of the day, Lisa Gores, the ex-wife of billionaire Alex Gores, took the stand. Looking like a Jennifer Aniston clone, Ms. Gores testified to having an affair with her then brother-in-law, Tom Gores.

Pellicano Trial: Bert Fields Plans To Take The Fifth? He Seeks New Counsel

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Wednesday morning update: This morning before the jury was seated, Mr. Saunders revealed that the Monday hearing regarding Mr. Fields' testifying is n...

Pellicano Trial: Bert Fields To Take The Fifth

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Attorney to the stars Bert Fields will take the fifth amendment in the trial of Anthony Pellicano, Huffington Post has learned. Fields, who represents...

Pellicano Trial: Lily LeMasters Testifies

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Ms. LeMasters recalled listening to phone calls in the case called "Kissy" by Mr. Pellicano. She also recalled doing work for Farrah Fawcett by obtaining the DMV and criminal history of her ex-boyfriend.

Pellicano Trial: Week 2 Closes With An Echoing Threat

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

All and all, today was a much better day for the government at the Pellicano trial. Even though they let Mr. Grey off the hook, throwing him numerous...

Pellicano Trial: On Bert Fields, Brad Grey and Garry Shandling

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

So while court was not in session, Bert Fields, the attorney for Brad Grey during the Shandling v. Grey lawsuit, made a statement attacking Garry Shandling's testimony, and Shandling's attorney responds.

Pellicano Trial: Brad Grey Testifies And Denies All Knowledge Of Wrongdoing

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Looking cool and collected, Mr. Grey took every opportunity to let the jury know that he had no knowledge of any illegal activity of Mr. Pellicano's

Pellicano Trial: Belittling Job Titles, Denigrating Office Size and Threatening Witnesses

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Aware that the only thing that matters more to people in Hollywood than the location of their parking space is their title, Pellicano went for the jugular, insinuating that Tarita Virtue's title was meaningless.