Heather Locklear arrested on DUI charges
MONTECITO, Calif.: Heather Locklear was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of a controlled substance in the upscale Santa Barbara area, authorities said yesterday. Locklear, 47, was pulled over by a California Highway Patrol officer Saturday afternoon after a resident reported seeing the actress leaving a parking lot and "driving erratically," patrol spokesman Tom Marshall said. She was believed to be alone in the car, he said. Locklear was taken to a police station, where she was tested for alcohol and drugs. She was booked at 7 p.m. on suspicion of driving under the influence of prescription medication. She was later released from custody. Calls to Locklear's publicists were not immediately returned.
LOS ANGELES: Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds did a little rushing into it after all. The couple married this weekend, according to publicist Meredith O'Sullivan. She did not provide details. Us Weekly reported on its Web site yesterday that the small wedding took place at a resort outside Vancouver, British Columbia. Guests included Scarlett's mother, Melanie Sloan, and her brother, Adrian Johansson, the magazine said. The couple announced their engagement in May. "We're just enjoying our time," the actress said last month. "We're just recently - very recently - engaged. So, you know, we're just taking it easy. And no big plan yet. But it's a good time and we're just ... enjoying our time to be young and engaged. I mean, I'm 23. There's no reason to rush into it. Everything feels very natural and relaxed."
Erin Brockovich continues law career in Manhattan
NEW YORK: The legal crusader portrayed by Julia Roberts in the Oscar-winning film Erin Brockovich is now working for a Manhattan personal injury law firm that specializes in asbestos cases. The real Erin Brockovich signed a consulting contract with Weitz & Luxenberg and will be involved in soliciting cases and investigating claims. Brockovich told the New York Post: "I'm hands-on and they're hands-on so it will be a team effort." Already the 48-year-old Brockovich has filmed two TV commercials for the law firm seeking individuals who may have contracted lung cancer from exposure to asbestos, the Daily News reported.
Daddy Yankee reveals himself as a boxing fan
GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico : Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee says that boxing is his favorite way to release stress and stay in shape. The 32-year-old Latin Grammy winner was spotted at a San Juan gym, where he says he spars daily with boxers including Ivan Calderon, junior flyweight champion of the World Boxing Organization. "This is my secret hideout," he said of the Wilfredo Gomez gym. "I've been coming since I was 14 years old." He said he trains with Jose Sanchez, who also coaches Calderon. Daddy Yankee, whose real name is Ramon Ayala, said he was at the gym Friday to lend support to his friend, Juan Manuel Lopez, the WBO junior featherweight champion who is scheduled to fight Mexican Cesar Figueroa on Saturday. "He has a devastating punch," the singer said of Lopez. "That is what has impressed everyone and what is being talked about in the streets."
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