October 22, 2013 in Nation/World

Dolly Parton injured in car crash

From Wire Reports
 

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Dolly Parton is home resting after being treated and released for minor injuries she suffered in a car crash she described as “a fender bender.”

Kirt Webster says Parton was already home Monday afternoon following the accident in Nashville, Tenn. Parton says in a statement that she’s “all good. Just a little tired and sore.”

Police say the 67-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame member was riding in an SUV that was hit by another vehicle. Parton and the two others were taken to local hospitals for treatment.

Green pleads not guilty in drug case

CeeLo Green pleaded not guilty on Monday to giving a woman Ecstasy at a Los Angeles restaurant during a 2012 dinner, and prosecutors declined to file a rape count against the singer because of insufficient evidence.

Green, 38, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, appeared in court hours after prosecutors charged him with one felony count of furnishing a controlled substance. He could face four years in prison if convicted.

Green was pleased that the rape charge was rejected and will address the Ecstasy count in court, his attorney Blair Berk wrote in a statement.

She said any sexual contact between her client and the woman was consensual.

“Mr. Green encouraged a full and complete investigation of those claims and he was confident once conducted he would be cleared of having any wrongful intent,” Berk wrote.

Green appears as a judge on the NBC competition show “The Voice.” The network declined comment on the charge.

You can call her Mrs. Blackstock

Kelly Clarkson has married music manager Brandon Blackstock.

The pop singer tweeted a photo Monday in her wedding gown next to Blackstock. She writes, “I’m officially Mrs. Blackstock.”

Clarkson says she tied the knot Sunday at Blackberry Farms in Walland, Tenn., outside Knoxville.

A representative for the singer didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment about the marriage.

Clarkson was the first winner of “American Idol” and has released five albums. She has won three Grammy Awards.

Blackstock manages country star Blake Shelton.

The couple have been dating for two years and got engaged last year.

The birthday bunch

Actress Joan Fontaine is 96. Actor Christopher Lloyd is 75. Actress Catherine Deneuve is 70. Actor Jeff Goldblum is 61. Actor Bob Odenkirk is 51. Comedian Carlos Mencia is 46. Director Spike Jonze is 44. Drummer Zac Hanson (Hanson) is 28.


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