Ashamed, embarrassed, betrayed. These are words you'll most certainly hear when celebrities look back on those pesky sex tapes that accidentally got leaked. But you won't hear them complaining about the ticket to fame that came along with it.
Paris who? – By now, you've probably heard about Paris Hilton's leaked sex tape. In fact, that's probably how you knew who she was in the first place. Here, she tells CNN's Piers Morgan how she regrets the sex tape she made. What's most notable in the interview is the teary reaction from her mom that will make you want to wiggle right out of your chair.
2010: The year in celebrity scandal It was a tough year for some Hollywood notables. Aside from the usual rash of DUI's and drug convictions, there were "star whacker" plots and an odd hotel meltdown. For our final installment of CNN.com's Year in Review series, we take a look at some celebrities who smiled and said cheese this year for the paparazzi and the police.
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Book says Paris Hilton hid drugs inside her body: A tell-all book by a former "Girls Gone Wild" photographer alleges that Paris Hilton once smuggled illegal drugs into Europe using a cigarette box hidden inside her body.
Pastor 'rethinking' canceled Quran burning: A Florida pastor who called off a Quran burning is "rethinking" his position after confusion arises over the event's ties to proposed Islamic center near New York's ground zero.
Temple Grandin is adorable. The woman who inspired the namesake movie which swept the Emmys Sunday night was so caught up in the jubilation of the evening that she asked her mother to stand up in the audience. Who gets to do that? Answer: The amazing Temple Grandin. Actress Claire Danes got her first Emmy for playing the animal science professor who has gained worldwide renown for educating people about what it's like to be autistic.
Social networking sites were buzzing about the awards show, from January Jones' dress to a vampire in gladiator gear. Nobody picked on those Glee kids, but sometimes it's entertaining for evil to trump good, so here's to you Jane Lynch. In more shocking Emmy news, Mad Men won again.
My goodness, isn't this blog just going to hell. But why not go all the way there if people are talking about it? There's a new "scary" movie out with a revamped twist of pea-soup-head-spinning called "The Last Exorcism." Like all demon house-cleanings, this film has a surprise ending and it's upsetting a lot of people. Glenn Beck appears and tells the possessed child to "return to God." We are kidding - of course. Here's the big reveal, if you don't plan on seeing the flick. Or better idea, go see the movie and hide a small container of pea soup in your purse and at just the right time, when none of your friends are looking, slurp some, make gurgly sounds and spit it out in your popcorn! That's how we turn bad movie experiences around.
Oh, you wanna go lower, eh? Fine. We'll take your double-dog dare. TMZ has published what it says is the police report of Paris Hilton's arrest for possession of controlled substances.
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Paris Hilton arrested for alleged drug possession: Paris Hilton was released from a Las Vegas, Nevada, jail Saturday morning after being arrested late the night before on suspicion of cocaine possession, police said.
'Turn back to God,' Beck urges: In what resembled more a revival than a political rally, conservative talk show host Glenn Beck urged the large crowds at his "Restoring Honor" event Saturday to "turn back to God" and return America to the values on which it was founded.
'Ghost train' hunter killed by real train: Two North Carolina men hoping to catch a glimpse of a ghost train at the site of a rail wreck 119 years ago killed when real train unexpectedly appears.
Japan reveals long-secretive execution process: Japan, one of the few industrialized countries with the death penalty, showed one of its execution chambers to the media for the first time Friday.
'Plan B' discussed for speedier mine rescue: The 33 miners trapped inside a Chilean mine since August 5 have been told for the first time that they could be stuck underground for as long as four months.
Paris Hilton was released from a Las Vegas, Nevada, jail Saturday morning after being arrested late the night before on suspicion of cocaine possession, police said Saturday.
The hotel heiress was riding in a black Cadillac Escalade that was pulled over in front of the Wynn Hotel on the Vegas strip about 11:30 p.m. after police detected the smell of marijuana coming from the SUV, Lt. Wayne Holman told CNN.
The driver, whom police did not identify, was arrested for driving under the influence, he said.
[Updated at 8:00 p.m.] A drug charge has been dropped against Paris Hilton, who was detained Friday in South Africa on suspicion of marijuana possession, police said.
Paris Hilton appeared in a South African magistrate court Friday after
being detained earlier in the day on allegations of possessing marijuana, CNN affiliate ETV reported.
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