Magic Johnson Buys the LA Dodgers; Taylor Swift Getting Award from First Lady; Prince Harry Moves into New Digs
Posted 03.28.12 by Mandy
Magic Johnson and his investment group, Guggenheim Partners, closed a $2 Billion dollar deal on Tuesday night to buy the LA Dodgers. This announcement ends a three-year period of financial instability for the baseball team that included a bankruptcy filing. The sale will be confirmed at an April 13 court hearing.
Singer/songwriter Taylor Swift is going to receive some very special recognition at Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards. First Lady Michelle Obama will present the musician with the Big Help Award at the ceremony, which airs Saturday. Swift's philanthropic efforts include volunteering for the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Habitat for Humanity, as well as assisting flood and tornado victims.
William and Kate have a new neighbor. Prince Harry has moved from Clarence House, where his father lives, to a one-bedroom apartment at Kensington Palace. The move puts Harry very close to Nottingham Cottage, home to his brother.
Justin Bieber is being threatened with legal action due to a phone prank. The teen heartthrob Tweeted most of a phone number and a message saying "call me right now." Fans resorted to guessing the rest of the number, which left the phones of two Texans, Dilcie and Kent, ringing off the hook. A lawyer for the pair has reportedly said that acceptable compensation for The Bieb's reckless behavior could include an apology from Bieber and tickets for Dilcie's grandchildren to one of his concerts, as well as monetary compensation.
OctoMom Nadya Suleman is awfully naked in some pics that were taken for the European magazine Closer. The mother of 14 children was reportedly paid $10,000 for the topless photo shoot.
Dr. Drew Pinsky took to the blogosphere to air a gripe about celebrities reportedly being hospitalized for "exhaustion" and/or "dehydration." According to the doctor, "there simply is no such diagnostic category as exhaustion," and furthermore hospitals "cannot admit a young healthy individual for being tired!" We knew we loved Dr. Drew for something other than his super cute glasses. So what statement should a publicist make when a client is hospitalized? The doctor recommends merely stating that "the individual is under doctor's care and will be expected to return to work soon." No lies necessary.